Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Officer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 971 992 993
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1 +73
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Officer 188 197 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 153 166 209
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,850 £30,625 £33,593
90th Percentile £92,500 £84,375 £80,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%

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 157,752 168,024 185,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,078 134,582 155,346
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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 +31 171 £55,000 - 40
UK excluding London +55 109 £50,000 +11.11% 23
London -7 69 £61,250 -5.77% 19
South East +9 30 £62,500 +13.64% 7
North of England +25 23 £50,000 +25.00% 8
East of England +52 22 £55,000 +81.32% 1
Midlands +25 18 £40,750 -14.21% 4
West Midlands +32 17 £40,500 -31.06% 3
North West +17 15 £50,000 +21.21% 5
South West +14 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +13 8 £42,000 +5.00% 3
Wales +1 7 £40,500 -4.71% 2
East Midlands -10 1 £67,500 +42.11% 1

Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 174 (92.55%) Information Security
2 108 (57.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 104 (55.32%) CISSP
4 91 (48.40%) CISM
5 81 (43.09%) Risk Management
6 73 (38.83%) GDPR
7 69 (36.70%) Data Protection
8 60 (31.91%) Management Information System
9 55 (29.26%) CISA
10 51 (27.13%) Finance
11 48 (25.53%) ISMS
12 44 (23.40%) PCI DSS
13 39 (20.74%) ITIL
14 34 (18.09%) Cybersecurity
15 31 (16.49%) Business Continuity
16 30 (15.96%) Information Assurance
17 29 (15.43%) Data Protection Act
17 29 (15.43%) Security Management
18 26 (13.83%) Legal
19 24 (12.77%) Information Security Management
19 24 (12.77%) SSCP
19 24 (12.77%) Degree
19 24 (12.77%) Cryptography
19 24 (12.77%) SIEM
19 24 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (12.23%) Data Security
21 21 (11.17%) Security Cleared
21 21 (11.17%) Cyber Essentials
22 20 (10.64%) CEH
23 19 (10.11%) 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 1 (0.53%) IIS
1 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.79%) assyst
2 7 (3.72%) Sentinel
3 4 (2.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (1.60%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.38%) Broadband
2 10 (5.32%) Firewall
3 8 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.60%) LAN
4 3 (1.60%) VPN
4 3 (1.60%) WAN
5 2 (1.06%) SCCP
6 1 (0.53%) DNS
6 1 (0.53%) Internet
6 1 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.13%) Blockchain
1 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
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 51 (27.13%) Finance
2 26 (13.83%) Legal
3 19 (10.11%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.85%) Marketing
5 5 (2.66%) Banking
5 5 (2.66%) Electronics
5 5 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.66%) Retail
6 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.06%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.53%) .NET
2 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (31.91%) Management Information System
2 29 (15.43%) Data Protection Act
3 24 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.51%) Data Centre
5 10 (5.32%) CESG
5 10 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.32%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (3.72%) Fintech
6 7 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.66%) Cyberattack
7 5 (2.66%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.60%) BYOD
8 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.60%) Life Science
8 3 (1.60%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.51%) Windows
2 9 (4.79%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (92.55%) Information Security
2 81 (43.09%) Risk Management
3 69 (36.70%) Data Protection
4 48 (25.53%) ISMS
5 39 (20.74%) ITIL
6 34 (18.09%) Cybersecurity
7 31 (16.49%) Business Continuity
8 30 (15.96%) Information Assurance
9 29 (15.43%) Security Management
10 24 (12.77%) Cryptography
10 24 (12.77%) Information Security Management
10 24 (12.77%) SIEM
11 23 (12.23%) Data Security
12 19 (10.11%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (9.57%) Data Privacy
14 17 (9.04%) Internal Audit
15 16 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (7.98%) Vulnerability Management
17 14 (7.45%) IT Audit
17 14 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 104 (55.32%) CISSP
2 91 (48.40%) CISM
3 55 (29.26%) CISA
4 24 (12.77%) Degree
4 24 (12.77%) SSCP
5 21 (11.17%) Security Cleared
6 20 (10.64%) CEH
7 15 (7.98%) SC Cleared
8 10 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (5.32%) ISACA
9 9 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (4.26%) CISMP
11 6 (3.19%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (3.19%) CRISC
12 2 (1.06%) CCNA
12 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.53%) GIAC
13 1 (0.53%) GSEC
13 1 (0.53%) GSLC
13 1 (0.53%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (57.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (38.83%) GDPR
3 44 (23.40%) PCI DSS
4 21 (11.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (9.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (5.32%) QA
7 9 (4.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 8 (4.26%) MiFID
9 5 (2.66%) COSO
10 4 (2.13%) SLA
11 3 (1.60%) COBIT
11 3 (1.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (1.60%) ISO 22301
12 2 (1.06%) RMADS
13 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.53%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.53%) NIST 800
System Software
1 8 (4.26%) Snort
2 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) OSSEC
2 3 (1.60%) WSUS
3 1 (0.53%) EnCase
3 1 (0.53%) FTK
Vendors
1 9 (4.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.66%) Aquila
2 5 (2.66%) SAP
3 2 (1.06%) VMware
4 1 (0.53%) CA