Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Officer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 974 1017 992
Rank change year-on-year +43 -25 +62
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Officer 209 170 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.096% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.100% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 170 143 225
UK median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,475 £30,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £87,750 £92,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50% -11.11%

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 163,095 170,091 191,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.09% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 131,470 137,314 161,223
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Officer in the UK

Information Officer
Top 14 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 15 August 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 +48 195 £57,500 +4.55% 52
UK excluding London +65 115 £55,000 +22.22% 39
London +37 88 £62,500 -7.41% 16
South East +21 30 £62,500 +13.64% 6
Midlands +24 25 £52,000 +9.47% 4
West Midlands +44 22 £47,500 -28.30% 4
North of England +24 21 £44,000 +10.00% 10
East of England +22 21 £55,000 +81.32% 8
North West +27 12 £50,000 +21.21% 6
South West -14 10 £43,750 -2.78% 8
Yorkshire +21 9 £44,000 +10.00% 4
Wales +7 6 £40,500 -4.71% 1
East Midlands +5 3 £60,000 +26.32%
Scotland -6 2 £55,000 +15.79% 2

Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Information 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 Officer in the job title.

1 197 (94.26%) Information Security
2 119 (56.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 116 (55.50%) CISSP
4 105 (50.24%) CISM
5 86 (41.15%) Risk Management
6 81 (38.76%) Data Protection
7 73 (34.93%) GDPR
8 67 (32.06%) CISA
9 66 (31.58%) Management Information System
10 58 (27.75%) Finance
11 55 (26.32%) ISMS
12 49 (23.44%) PCI DSS
13 44 (21.05%) ITIL
14 34 (16.27%) Security Management
14 34 (16.27%) Legal
14 34 (16.27%) Business Continuity
15 33 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
16 29 (13.88%) Information Assurance
17 28 (13.40%) Information Security Management
18 26 (12.44%) Internal Audit
19 25 (11.96%) Data Security
19 25 (11.96%) Degree
20 24 (11.48%) Cryptography
20 24 (11.48%) SSCP
20 24 (11.48%) Security Cleared
20 24 (11.48%) SIEM
21 23 (11.00%) Data Protection Act
21 23 (11.00%) Cyber Essentials
21 23 (11.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
21 23 (11.00%) Penetration Testing

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 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.31%) assyst
2 7 (3.35%) Sentinel
3 4 (1.91%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (1.44%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) SaaS
2 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.74%) Broadband
1 12 (5.74%) Firewall
2 7 (3.35%) VPN
3 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.39%) LAN
4 5 (2.39%) WAN
5 4 (1.91%) IPv4
5 4 (1.91%) IPv6
6 3 (1.44%) Internet
6 3 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.96%) MPLS
7 2 (0.96%) SCCP
7 2 (0.96%) VoIP
8 1 (0.48%) DNS
8 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.91%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.48%) GIS
General
1 58 (27.75%) Finance
2 34 (16.27%) Legal
3 18 (8.61%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.83%) Banking
4 8 (3.83%) Retail
5 6 (2.87%) Marketing
6 2 (0.96%) Electronics
6 2 (0.96%) Law
6 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.87%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (0.96%) .NET
2 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 23 (11.00%) Data Protection Act
3 20 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.57%) Data Centre
4 11 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
5 10 (4.78%) CESG
5 10 (4.78%) Fintech
6 9 (4.31%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.87%) Cyberattack
8 6 (2.87%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.44%) Blog
9 3 (1.44%) BYOD
10 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.96%) Life Science
10 2 (0.96%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.66%) Windows
2 10 (4.78%) Linux
3 2 (0.96%) Unix
3 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (94.26%) Information Security
2 86 (41.15%) Risk Management
3 81 (38.76%) Data Protection
4 55 (26.32%) ISMS
5 44 (21.05%) ITIL
6 34 (16.27%) Business Continuity
6 34 (16.27%) Security Management
7 33 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (13.88%) Information Assurance
9 28 (13.40%) Information Security Management
10 26 (12.44%) Internal Audit
11 25 (11.96%) Data Security
12 24 (11.48%) Cryptography
12 24 (11.48%) SIEM
13 23 (11.00%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (8.61%) Project Management
15 17 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (8.13%) Vulnerability Management
16 16 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (55.50%) CISSP
2 105 (50.24%) CISM
3 67 (32.06%) CISA
4 25 (11.96%) Degree
5 24 (11.48%) Security Cleared
5 24 (11.48%) SSCP
6 19 (9.09%) CEH
7 16 (7.66%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.31%) CISMP
8 9 (4.31%) ISACA
8 9 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.83%) CRISC
10 7 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (2.87%) CESG Certified Professional
12 3 (1.44%) CCNA
12 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.96%) IISP
14 1 (0.48%) CGEIT
14 1 (0.48%) GSLC
14 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (56.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (34.93%) GDPR
3 49 (23.44%) PCI DSS
4 23 (11.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 23 (11.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 13 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 11 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (3.83%) QA
8 7 (3.35%) COBIT
9 6 (2.87%) COSO
9 6 (2.87%) MiFID
10 5 (2.39%) SLA
11 4 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (1.91%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (1.91%) ISO 22301
11 4 (1.91%) SAS 70
12 2 (0.96%) PMO
13 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.48%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) Snort
2 4 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.87%) OSSEC
2 2 (0.96%) WSUS
3 1 (0.48%) EnCase
3 1 (0.48%) FTK
Vendors
1 12 (5.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.39%) Aquila
3 4 (1.91%) VMware
4 2 (0.96%) Cisco
4 2 (0.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.48%) CA
5 1 (0.48%) Symantec