The median annual salary for a Chief Information Officer was £112,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Chief Information Officer
England / London
Rank 560 629 626
Rank change year-on-year +69 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 7 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.039% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.040% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 15
Median salary £112,500 £100,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £65,250 £57,600
10% offered a salary of more than £135,000 £118,000 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £105,000 £107,500 £82,500
% change year-on-year -2.32% +30.30%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Chief Information Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Chief Information Officer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Chief Information Officer in London

Chief Information Officer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Chief Information Officer in London

Chief Information Officer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Information Officer in London

Chief Information Officer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +49 1 £110,000 +46.66%
Chief Information Officer
England

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region featuring Chief Information Officer in the job title.

1 11 (45.83%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) CISA
3 8 (33.33%) CISM
4 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (25.00%) Contract Management
5 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) CISSP
6 4 (16.67%) COBIT
6 4 (16.67%) Line Management
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (12.50%) C
8 2 (8.33%) MS Office
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Cognizant
8 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) Security Management
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) SIEM
8 2 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) Coaching
9 1 (4.17%) SDLC
9 1 (4.17%) Mentoring

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Life Science
1 1 (4.17%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Information Security
2 6 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (20.83%) Data Protection
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) SIEM
6 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.17%) Business Development
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CISA
1 8 (33.33%) CISM
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) CISSP
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) COBIT
2 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cognizant