Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Chief Information Officer was £102,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Chief Information Officer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1106 1155 1170
Rank change year-on-year +49 +15 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 68 43 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.024% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.025% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 56 28 53
England median annual salary £102,500 £92,500 £130,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.81% -28.85% +30.00%
10th Percentile £60,000 £35,850 £71,750
90th Percentile £182,500 £129,125 £162,500
UK median annual salary £102,500 £95,000 £127,500
% change year-on-year +7.89% -25.49% +27.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Chief Information Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Chief Information Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Information Officer in England

Chief Information Officer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer in England.

Salary trend for Chief Information Officer in England

Chief Information Officer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Information Officer in England

Chief Information Officer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 45 £102,500 +10.81% 4
Midlands +43 7 £116,250 +10.71%
West Midlands +21 6 £130,000 +30.00%
North of England +14 6 £100,000 +37.93% 2
East of England +8 6 £107,500 +28.36% 1
North West +3 5 £100,000 - 1
South East +47 4 £91,996 -12.39%
East Midlands +41 1 £102,500 -6.82%
Yorkshire +21 1 - -
Chief Information Officer
UK

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Chief Information Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Chief Information Officer in the job title.

1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 19 (27.94%) Information Security
3 18 (26.47%) IT Strategy
4 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (19.12%) ITIL
5 13 (19.12%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (17.65%) Performance Management
6 12 (17.65%) Data Protection
7 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (14.71%) CISSP
8 10 (14.71%) CISA
8 10 (14.71%) CISM
9 9 (13.24%) Risk Management
9 9 (13.24%) Project Management
9 9 (13.24%) Oracle
9 9 (13.24%) SAP
9 9 (13.24%) Retail
9 9 (13.24%) Marketing
9 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (11.76%) Open Source
10 8 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (11.76%) IT Governance
10 8 (11.76%) ERP
10 8 (11.76%) Six Sigma
10 8 (11.76%) Business Continuity
10 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (10.29%) Disruptive Innovation
11 7 (10.29%) GDPR
11 7 (10.29%) CLAS

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Bluemix
2 3 (4.41%) Force.com
2 3 (4.41%) IaaS
2 3 (4.41%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (4.41%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.41%) PaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Firewall
1 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Blockchain
1 6 (8.82%) SAP HANA
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Marketing
2 9 (13.24%) Retail
3 6 (8.82%) Publishing
4 4 (5.88%) Legal
4 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.41%) Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Law
7 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.47%) German Language
7 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.35%) CESG
1 5 (7.35%) CESG CLAS
1 5 (7.35%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.94%) FMCG
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Information Security
2 18 (26.47%) IT Strategy
3 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (19.12%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (19.12%) ITIL
5 12 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 12 (17.65%) Performance Management
6 11 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (13.24%) Project Management
7 9 (13.24%) Risk Management
8 8 (11.76%) Business Continuity
8 8 (11.76%) ERP
8 8 (11.76%) IT Governance
8 8 (11.76%) Open Source
8 8 (11.76%) Six Sigma
8 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (10.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.29%) Disruptive Innovation
9 7 (10.29%) Information Management
9 7 (10.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) C
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) CISA
1 10 (14.71%) CISM
1 10 (14.71%) CISSP
2 7 (10.29%) CLAS
3 5 (7.35%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.47%) APMP
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.47%) CRISC
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.29%) GDPR
3 5 (7.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (7.35%) ISO 9001
4 4 (5.88%) PMO
5 3 (4.41%) COBIT
6 2 (2.94%) QA
7 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
1 9 (13.24%) SAP
2 5 (7.35%) VMware
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.41%) RightScale
4 2 (2.94%) Citrix
4 2 (2.94%) Sage
5 1 (1.47%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow