The median annual salary for a Chief Information Officer was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 847 896 941
Rank change year-on-year +49 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring a Chief Information Officer 36 27 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.027% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.028% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 21
Median salary £110,000 £87,500 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% -20.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £63,592 £57,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £215,000 £124,500 £150,000
UK excluding London median salary £117,500 £57,500 £100,000
% change year-on-year +104.34% -42.50%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Chief Information Officer in the UK

Chief Information Officer
Top 16 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 24 June 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 +67 36 £110,000 +22.22% 5
London +34 21 £101,250 +9.45% 2
Manchester - 5 £215,000 -
North West - 5 £215,000 -
East of England - 4 £110,000 - 1
East Midlands +20 3 £115,000 +4.54%
Hatfield - 3 £110,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £110,000 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £108,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £108,750 -
South East - 2 £91,996 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £67,500 -
Kent - 1 £63,991 -
Essex - 1 £135,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 22 (40.74%) Information Security
3 15 (27.78%) IT Strategy
4 14 (25.93%) Data Protection
5 13 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (20.37%) CISA
6 11 (20.37%) CISM
7 9 (16.67%) CISSP
7 9 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
8 8 (14.81%) Security Architecture
9 7 (12.96%) Project Management
9 7 (12.96%) Marketing
9 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
10 6 (11.11%) Performance Management
11 5 (9.26%) GDPR
11 5 (9.26%) Application Rationalisation
11 5 (9.26%) Information Management
11 5 (9.26%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (9.26%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.26%) Legal
12 4 (7.41%) Publishing
12 4 (7.41%) CESG
12 4 (7.41%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (7.41%) Degree
12 4 (7.41%) ISO 9001
12 4 (7.41%) Internal Audit

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 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Marketing
3 5 (9.26%) Legal
4 4 (7.41%) Publishing
5 3 (5.56%) Retail
6 2 (3.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.85%) Banking
7 1 (1.85%) German Language
7 1 (1.85%) Law
7 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) CESG
2 4 (7.41%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) FMCG
3 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Information Security
2 15 (27.78%) IT Strategy
3 14 (25.93%) Data Protection
4 13 (24.07%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 8 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 8 (14.81%) Security Architecture
7 7 (12.96%) Project Management
8 6 (11.11%) Performance Management
9 5 (9.26%) Application Rationalisation
9 5 (9.26%) Information Management
9 5 (9.26%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.26%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (7.41%) CRAMM
10 4 (7.41%) Information Assurance
10 4 (7.41%) Internal Audit
10 4 (7.41%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) CISA
1 11 (20.37%) CISM
2 9 (16.67%) CISSP
3 4 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (7.41%) CLAS
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) CEH
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.26%) GDPR
3 4 (7.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (7.41%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.70%) COBIT
4 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle
1 1 (1.85%) SAP
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