Information Officer
UK

The median Information Officer salary in the UK is £50,803 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

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

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 784 958 1021
Rank change year-on-year +174 +63 -278
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Officer 42 64 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.058% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.062% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 36 57 81
10th Percentile £28,000 £40,193 £40,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £56,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,803 £80,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -36.50% +52.38% -8.70%
75th Percentile £72,500 £90,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £145,000 £110,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,803 £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -24.74% +35.00% +11.11%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 73,958 103,999 130,968
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 94.39% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55,845 65,598 82,588
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Information Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Officer in the UK

Information Officer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Officer in the UK

Information Officer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Officer over the 6 months to 20 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Information Officer in the UK

Information Officer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Officer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +169 39 £50,803 -34.45% 15
London +184 21 £40,000 -52.09% 3
Work from Home +133 16 £37,802 -54.45% 9
UK excluding London +97 16 £50,803 -24.74% 19
Midlands +45 5 £30,000 -52.00% 4
North of England +93 4 £50,803 -24.74% 3
West Midlands +78 4 £29,000 -43.41% 3
South East +69 3 £65,000 -22.62% 5
North West +50 3 £50,803 +45.15% 2
South West +31 2 £52,000 +1.96% 1
Wales - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +102 1 - - 1
East Midlands +8 1 £65,000 +4.00% 1

Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 20 February 2024, Information Officer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Information Officer in the job title.

1 35 (83.33%) Information Security
2 23 (54.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (40.48%) GDPR
4 16 (38.10%) Social Skills
5 15 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (35.71%) Information Security Management
5 15 (35.71%) Security Management
6 13 (30.95%) CISSP
6 13 (30.95%) CISM
7 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
7 11 (26.19%) Data Protection
8 10 (23.81%) NIST
8 10 (23.81%) Finance
9 9 (21.43%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (19.05%) Information Governance
10 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
11 7 (16.67%) Law
11 7 (16.67%) CISA
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) Due Diligence
12 6 (14.29%) Cyber Resilience
12 6 (14.29%) ISMS
12 6 (14.29%) CRISC
12 6 (14.29%) Project Management
12 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
13 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (11.90%) Logistics
13 5 (11.90%) Legal
13 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (11.90%) Public Sector

Information Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Big Data
1 1 (2.38%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (2.38%) GIS
1 1 (2.38%) Spatial Data
General
1 16 (38.10%) Social Skills
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 7 (16.67%) Law
4 5 (11.90%) Legal
4 5 (11.90%) Public Sector
5 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (4.76%) Advertising
6 2 (4.76%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (4.76%) Local Government
6 2 (4.76%) Publishing
6 2 (4.76%) Retail
6 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.38%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (2.38%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) OpenLayers
1 1 (2.38%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Security Posture
3 4 (9.52%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (9.52%) SCADA
3 4 (9.52%) Social Media
4 2 (4.76%) Operational Technology
4 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) CSOC
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Security Posture
5 1 (2.38%) Cyber Threat
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.38%) SWIFT Messaging Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Information Security
2 15 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (35.71%) Information Security Management
2 15 (35.71%) Security Management
3 11 (26.19%) Data Protection
4 8 (19.05%) Information Governance
4 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 7 (16.67%) Due Diligence
6 6 (14.29%) Cyber Resilience
6 6 (14.29%) ISMS
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Cyber Intelligence
7 5 (11.90%) Logistics
7 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (9.52%) Impact Assessments
8 4 (9.52%) IT Audit
8 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.14%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Ruby
2 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) CISM
1 13 (30.95%) CISSP
2 7 (16.67%) CISA
3 6 (14.29%) CRISC
4 4 (9.52%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (7.14%) Degree
6 2 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CASP
7 1 (2.38%) CISMP
7 1 (2.38%) CompTIA CySA+
7 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
7 1 (2.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (54.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (40.48%) GDPR
3 10 (23.81%) NIST
4 9 (21.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 4 (9.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (9.52%) GRC
6 4 (9.52%) ISA99
6 4 (9.52%) NCSC
7 3 (7.14%) COBIT
7 3 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (7.14%) SOC 2
8 2 (4.76%) FISMA
8 2 (4.76%) GLBA
8 2 (4.76%) HIPAA
8 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (2.38%) Basel II
9 1 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (2.38%) EMIR
9 1 (2.38%) ISO 22301
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) CASB
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.38%) Dell
3 1 (2.38%) ESRI
3 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto