Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Officer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 997 1040 1026
Rank change year-on-year +43 -14 +39
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Officer 189 144 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.083% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.086% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 154 116 237
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.81% -0.94%
10th Percentile £35,525 £35,625 £33,900
90th Percentile £89,250 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +29.41% +1.80% -7.22%

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 167,509 166,662 193,568
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.24% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,969 137,221 162,582
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 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 +60 181 £62,500 -3.85% 44
London +2 102 £70,000 - 16
UK excluding London +11 84 £55,000 +29.41% 31
North of England +38 19 £44,000 +2.33% 9
Midlands +2 19 £52,000 +15.56% 5
South East 0 19 £68,750 +27.91% 9
East of England +14 18 £55,000 +211.53% 2
West Midlands +18 16 £52,000 +30.00% 3
North West +2 10 £55,000 +27.91% 2
Yorkshire +34 9 £44,000 +3.53% 3
South West -10 4 £34,750 +4.51% 3
East Midlands 0 3 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Scotland -31 2 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Wales - 2 £50,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +7 1 £52,500 -32.26% 1

Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 176 (93.12%) Information Security
2 97 (51.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (51.32%) CISSP
3 85 (44.97%) CISM
4 78 (41.27%) Data Protection
5 66 (34.92%) GDPR
6 62 (32.80%) CISA
7 61 (32.28%) Risk Management
7 61 (32.28%) Finance
8 56 (29.63%) Management Information System
9 46 (24.34%) ISMS
10 35 (18.52%) Security Management
11 34 (17.99%) Business Continuity
11 34 (17.99%) PCI DSS
11 34 (17.99%) Cybersecurity
12 28 (14.81%) Information Security Management
13 26 (13.76%) Legal
14 24 (12.70%) Penetration Testing
14 24 (12.70%) Degree
14 24 (12.70%) Data Security
15 22 (11.64%) Internal Audit
16 21 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 21 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (10.58%) Project Management
17 20 (10.58%) ITIL
17 20 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (10.58%) Security Cleared
18 19 (10.05%) Information Governance
18 19 (10.05%) Data Protection Act
19 17 (8.99%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 2 (1.06%) IIS
1 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) assyst
1 5 (2.65%) Sentinel
2 4 (2.12%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.70%) SaaS
2 6 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.70%) Firewall
2 6 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.65%) VPN
4 4 (2.12%) IPv4
4 4 (2.12%) IPv6
4 4 (2.12%) LAN
4 4 (2.12%) WAN
5 3 (1.59%) Internet
6 2 (1.06%) Broadband
6 2 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.06%) MPLS
6 2 (1.06%) SCCP
6 2 (1.06%) VoIP
7 1 (0.53%) Intranet
7 1 (0.53%) Network Security
7 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.12%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.53%) GIS
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 61 (32.28%) Finance
2 26 (13.76%) Legal
3 10 (5.29%) Retail
4 8 (4.23%) Banking
5 7 (3.70%) Law
6 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) .NET
1 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.05%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (8.47%) Data Centre
4 16 (8.47%) Fintech
5 11 (5.82%) Blog
5 11 (5.82%) Freedom of Information
6 10 (5.29%) CESG
6 10 (5.29%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.70%) Cyberattack
7 7 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.59%) BYOD
10 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.06%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.23%) Windows
2 4 (2.12%) Linux
3 2 (1.06%) AIX
3 2 (1.06%) Unix
3 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (93.12%) Information Security
2 78 (41.27%) Data Protection
3 61 (32.28%) Risk Management
4 46 (24.34%) ISMS
5 35 (18.52%) Security Management
6 34 (17.99%) Business Continuity
6 34 (17.99%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (14.81%) Information Security Management
8 24 (12.70%) Data Security
8 24 (12.70%) Penetration Testing
9 22 (11.64%) Internal Audit
10 21 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (10.58%) ITIL
11 20 (10.58%) Project Management
12 19 (10.05%) Information Governance
13 17 (8.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 16 (8.47%) IT Governance
14 16 (8.47%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (7.94%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (51.32%) CISSP
2 85 (44.97%) CISM
3 62 (32.80%) CISA
4 24 (12.70%) Degree
5 20 (10.58%) Security Cleared
6 12 (6.35%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.29%) CEH
8 9 (4.76%) ISACA
8 9 (4.76%) SSCP
9 8 (4.23%) CISMP
9 8 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (3.70%) CRISC
11 6 (3.17%) CGEIT
12 5 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.12%) CCNA
13 4 (2.12%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (1.06%) IISP
15 1 (0.53%) CSSLP
15 1 (0.53%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (51.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (34.92%) GDPR
3 34 (17.99%) PCI DSS
4 21 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 15 (7.94%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (3.70%) COBIT
7 7 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 7 (3.70%) QA
8 6 (3.17%) ISAE 3402
9 5 (2.65%) COSO
10 4 (2.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (2.12%) SAS 70
11 2 (1.06%) IFRS
11 2 (1.06%) PMO
11 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (1.06%) SLA
11 2 (1.06%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.53%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) WSUS
2 1 (0.53%) EnCase
2 1 (0.53%) FTK
Vendors
1 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.65%) Aquila
3 4 (2.12%) CA
4 3 (1.59%) VMware
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco
5 2 (1.06%) Intel
6 1 (0.53%) Symantec