Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Officer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Information Officer
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 936 969 1045
Rank change year-on-year +33 +76 +90
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Officer 223 204 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 192 180 211
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% -6.54%
10th Percentile £34,550 £35,913 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,875 £90,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.90% -6.67% -14.29%

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 166,399 171,574 198,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,020 142,894 165,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.28% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Information Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Officer in the UK

Information Officer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Officer in the UK

Information Officer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Officer over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Officer in the UK

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 Information Officer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 +27 216 £62,500 - 42
London +52 135 £67,500 +3.85% 18
UK excluding London +2 86 £47,000 +11.90% 25
North of England +15 24 £41,250 -28.26% 4
South East +26 23 £57,500 -36.11% 4
Midlands -14 15 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North West +4 12 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Yorkshire +24 11 £42,500 -32.00% 1
South West +8 11 £45,000 +11.11% 10
East of England +25 8 £44,500 -6.35%
West Midlands -29 8 £58,750 +46.88% 2
East Midlands +31 7 £48,750 -35.00% 3
Scotland -30 2 £35,250 -25.79% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £46,250 -
Wales +14 1 £42,500 +14.86% 1
North East -15 1 £38,200 +29.49%

Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Information Officer in the job title.

1 210 (94.17%) Information Security
2 145 (65.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 110 (49.33%) CISSP
4 85 (38.12%) Data Protection
5 82 (36.77%) CISM
6 64 (28.70%) GDPR
7 63 (28.25%) Cybersecurity
8 54 (24.22%) PCI DSS
8 54 (24.22%) ISMS
8 54 (24.22%) Finance
9 51 (22.87%) CISA
10 50 (22.42%) Penetration Testing
11 48 (21.52%) Degree
11 48 (21.52%) Risk Management
12 44 (19.73%) Management Information System
13 34 (15.25%) Data Security
14 32 (14.35%) Security Management
14 32 (14.35%) Law
15 30 (13.45%) Legal
16 29 (13.00%) Data Protection Act
17 28 (12.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 27 (12.11%) Business Continuity
19 26 (11.66%) Internal Audit
20 25 (11.21%) Computer Science
21 24 (10.76%) Information Security Management
22 23 (10.31%) Project Management
23 22 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
24 21 (9.42%) Incident Management
25 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
26 19 (8.52%) Regulatory Compliance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.45%) IIS
1 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) Cloudflare
2 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (4.04%) Firewall
2 9 (4.04%) Network Security
3 5 (2.24%) Internet
4 3 (1.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.90%) SAN
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Metasploit
General
1 54 (24.22%) Finance
2 32 (14.35%) Law
3 30 (13.45%) Legal
4 18 (8.07%) Banking
4 18 (8.07%) Retail
5 12 (5.38%) Marketing
6 11 (4.93%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.24%) Electronics
9 4 (1.79%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.73%) Management Information System
2 29 (13.00%) Data Protection Act
3 25 (11.21%) Computer Science
4 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (6.73%) Data Centre
6 8 (3.59%) Fintech
6 8 (3.59%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.24%) Blog
7 5 (2.24%) Cyberattack
8 4 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.35%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.35%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.90%) CESG
10 2 (0.90%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.45%) NHS
11 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.79%) Unix
2 2 (0.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.45%) AIX
3 1 (0.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (94.17%) Information Security
2 85 (38.12%) Data Protection
3 63 (28.25%) Cybersecurity
4 54 (24.22%) ISMS
5 50 (22.42%) Penetration Testing
6 48 (21.52%) Risk Management
7 34 (15.25%) Data Security
8 32 (14.35%) Security Management
9 28 (12.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 27 (12.11%) Business Continuity
11 26 (11.66%) Internal Audit
12 24 (10.76%) Information Security Management
13 23 (10.31%) Project Management
14 22 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (9.42%) Incident Management
16 19 (8.52%) Regulatory Compliance
17 17 (7.62%) Security Architecture
18 16 (7.17%) Security Testing
19 15 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
19 15 (6.73%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.59%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (49.33%) CISSP
2 82 (36.77%) CISM
3 51 (22.87%) CISA
4 48 (21.52%) Degree
5 16 (7.17%) SSCP
6 15 (6.73%) Security Cleared
7 11 (4.93%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.48%) CEH
8 10 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (2.69%) CISMP
10 5 (2.24%) CRISC
11 4 (1.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 4 (1.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 4 (1.79%) SANS
12 3 (1.35%) ISACA
13 2 (0.90%) CESG Certified Professional
13 2 (0.90%) ISEB
13 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (65.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (28.70%) GDPR
3 54 (24.22%) PCI DSS
4 11 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (3.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (3.14%) COBIT
6 7 (3.14%) ISO 22301
6 7 (3.14%) RMADS
7 6 (2.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (2.24%) ISO 9001
8 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 4 (1.79%) COSO
10 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
10 3 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.90%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.69%) Nessus
2 1 (0.45%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 13 (5.83%) CA
2 12 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.14%) Capita
4 5 (2.24%) Acunetix
4 5 (2.24%) Radware
4 5 (2.24%) SAP
5 4 (1.79%) Aquila
5 4 (1.79%) Google
6 3 (1.35%) Tableau
7 2 (0.90%) Varonis
8 1 (0.45%) IFS
8 1 (0.45%) Intel
8 1 (0.45%) Qualys