Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Officer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 986 990 1064
Rank change year-on-year +4 +74 +93
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Officer 198 257 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 167 207 204
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -3.21%
10th Percentile £30,750 £35,000 £26,075
90th Percentile £83,000 £81,750 £75,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,627
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.58% -1.96%

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 166897 182928 210949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133624 153285 174869
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Officer in the UK

Information Officer
Top 15 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 22 October 2017. 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 +5 193 £55,000 - 5
London +15 121 £65,000 +4.84% 3
UK excluding London -16 77 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North of England +8 21 £40,000 -5.88%
Midlands +5 20 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Yorkshire +6 16 £40,000 -5.88%
South East +49 15 £55,000 -27.63%
East Midlands +54 11 £47,500 - 1
South West +8 9 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands -27 9 £58,750 +46.88% 1
East of England +9 7 £30,333 +1.50%
North West -2 5 £41,250 +3.13%
Scotland -23 2 £35,250 -21.67%
Northern Ireland -23 2 £47,500 -13.64%
Wales +9 1 £42,500 +18.06%

Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, 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.

1 184 (92.93%) Information Security
2 118 (59.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 79 (39.90%) CISSP
4 66 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 56 (28.28%) CISM
6 49 (24.75%) Cybersecurity
7 46 (23.23%) PCI DSS
8 44 (22.22%) Finance
9 43 (21.72%) Risk Management
10 42 (21.21%) ISMS
11 41 (20.71%) GDPR
12 36 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
13 35 (17.68%) Data Security
14 32 (16.16%) CISA
15 29 (14.65%) Management Information System
16 27 (13.64%) Degree
17 25 (12.63%) Data Protection Act
18 20 (10.10%) Business Continuity
18 20 (10.10%) Legal
19 19 (9.60%) Project Management
19 19 (9.60%) Marketing
19 19 (9.60%) Internal Audit
19 19 (9.60%) Security Operations
20 18 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
21 17 (8.59%) Banking
21 17 (8.59%) Regulatory Compliance
22 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (8.08%) Data Centre
22 16 (8.08%) Computer Science
22 16 (8.08%) Law

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 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.02%) Cloudflare
2 4 (2.02%) IaaS
2 4 (2.02%) SaaS
3 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.56%) Network Security
2 7 (3.54%) Internet
3 4 (2.02%) Firewall
4 2 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Metasploit
General
1 44 (22.22%) Finance
2 20 (10.10%) Legal
3 19 (9.60%) Marketing
4 17 (8.59%) Banking
5 16 (8.08%) Law
6 12 (6.06%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.04%) Retail
8 4 (2.02%) Electronics
8 4 (2.02%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.02%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.01%) Advertising
9 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.65%) Management Information System
2 25 (12.63%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.08%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.05%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.04%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.02%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.52%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.01%) Fintech
8 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) FMCG
9 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.02%) Unix
2 1 (0.51%) Linux
2 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (92.93%) Information Security
2 66 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 49 (24.75%) Cybersecurity
4 43 (21.72%) Risk Management
5 42 (21.21%) ISMS
6 36 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
7 35 (17.68%) Data Security
8 20 (10.10%) Business Continuity
9 19 (9.60%) Internal Audit
9 19 (9.60%) Project Management
9 19 (9.60%) Security Operations
10 18 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
11 17 (8.59%) Regulatory Compliance
12 16 (8.08%) ITIL
12 16 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (7.58%) Programme Management
13 15 (7.58%) Security Management
14 14 (7.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 13 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (6.57%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (39.90%) CISSP
2 56 (28.28%) CISM
3 32 (16.16%) CISA
4 27 (13.64%) Degree
5 16 (8.08%) SSCP
6 12 (6.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 9 (4.55%) CISMP
7 9 (4.55%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.54%) CEH
9 5 (2.53%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 5 (2.53%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.01%) ISSMP
11 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.51%) CRISC
12 1 (0.51%) SANS
12 1 (0.51%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (59.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (23.23%) PCI DSS
3 41 (20.71%) GDPR
4 12 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 8 (4.04%) ISO 9001
8 6 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (3.03%) ISO 22301
9 5 (2.53%) RMADS
10 4 (2.02%) Data Quality
11 3 (1.52%) COBIT
12 2 (1.01%) ISO 14001
12 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (1.01%) CSIRT
1 2 (1.01%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.55%) CA
3 5 (2.53%) Capita
4 4 (2.02%) Aquila
4 4 (2.02%) SAP
5 3 (1.52%) Tableau
6 2 (1.01%) Acunetix
6 2 (1.01%) IFS
6 2 (1.01%) Radware
7 1 (0.51%) Varonis