The median annual salary for a Chief Information Officer was £105,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 836 918 927
Rank change year-on-year +82 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 16 32 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.031% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.032% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 24
Median salary £105,000 £100,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +35.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £64,975 £56,950
10% offered a salary of more than £135,000 £118,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median salary £105,000 £102,500 £85,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +20.58%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Chief Information Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Chief Information Officer in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Chief Information Officer in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Chief Information Officer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Information Officer in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Top 22 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +62 16 £105,000 +5.00% 1
London +53 5 £102,500 +2.50%
East of England +36 3 £100,000 -
South East +58 2 £120,000 +4.34% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 2 £100,000 -
East Midlands +10 2 £125,000 +72.41%
North West - 2 £90,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £125,000 -
Manchester - 2 £90,000 -
Berkshire +37 1 £105,000 -8.69%
City of London +33 1 £110,000 +46.66%
West Midlands +30 1 £100,000 +11.11%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £105,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £135,000 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £135,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £100,000 -
North East - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 featuring Chief Information Officer in the job title.

1 26 (53.06%) Information Security
2 22 (44.90%) Degree
3 21 (42.86%) CISM
4 18 (36.73%) Finance
5 17 (34.69%) CISA
5 17 (34.69%) CISSP
6 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
6 12 (24.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
9 9 (18.37%) PCI DSS
9 9 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (18.37%) IT Strategy
10 8 (16.33%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
11 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
11 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
11 7 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
12 6 (12.24%) Personalization
12 6 (12.24%) Contract Management
12 6 (12.24%) ISO22301
12 6 (12.24%) ISMS
12 6 (12.24%) PCI QSA
12 6 (12.24%) Marketing
12 6 (12.24%) ISSAP
12 6 (12.24%) Data Security
12 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
12 6 (12.24%) BCP
13 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
13 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development

Chief Information Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Network Security
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
2 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) CESG
3 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Life Science
5 1 (2.04%) PMI
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Information Security
2 11 (22.45%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (18.37%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (18.37%) IT Strategy
4 8 (16.33%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 7 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (12.24%) BCP
6 6 (12.24%) Contract Management
6 6 (12.24%) Data Security
6 6 (12.24%) ISMS
6 6 (12.24%) Personalization
6 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.20%) Security Operations
8 4 (8.16%) Digital Forensics
8 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Degree
2 21 (42.86%) CISM
3 17 (34.69%) CISA
3 17 (34.69%) CISSP
4 6 (12.24%) ISSAP
4 6 (12.24%) PCI QSA
5 3 (6.12%) CREST Certified
5 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.08%) PhD
7 1 (2.04%) CEH
7 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (24.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (18.37%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.24%) ISO22301
4 3 (6.12%) COBIT
5 1 (2.04%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Cognizant
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