Period
to 20 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Information Assurance Officer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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

Information Assurance Officer
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 761 1021 -
Rank change year-on-year +260 - -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Assurance Officer 2 3 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.003% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median annual salary £75,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +150.00% - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £30,000 -
% change year-on-year +133.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 60,484 119,845 143,503
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.59% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 49,119 97,028 116,143
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Information Assurance Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Information Assurance Officer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance Officer in the UK

Information Assurance Officer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Assurance Officer.

Salary trend for Information Assurance Officer in the UK

Information Assurance Officer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance Officer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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
England +246 2 £75,000 +150.00%
London +214 1 £80,000 -
UK excluding London +202 1 £70,000 +133.33%
North of England - 1 £70,000 -
North West - 1 £70,000 -

Information Assurance Officer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, Information Assurance Officer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Information Assurance Officer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (100.00%) Due Diligence

Information Assurance 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (100.00%) Due Diligence
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security