Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Officer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 978 987 1000
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 +66
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Officer 166 231 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 143 200 199
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.29% +24.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,496 £34,710
90th Percentile £86,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 152,666 171,146 177,519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122,303 137,777 148,225
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +2.41%

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 December 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 17 December 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 -8 152 £55,000 -4.35% 40
UK excluding London +58 100 £50,000 +11.11% 29
London -31 59 £60,000 -7.69% 14
South East +44 32 £58,750 +4.44% 12
North of England +24 22 £50,000 +25.00% 8
South West +30 21 £65,000 +44.44% 2
North West +17 12 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Midlands +23 11 £40,669 -16.58% 4
West Midlands +45 10 £40,500 -22.86% 3
Yorkshire +34 8 £55,000 +37.50% 3
East of England +22 7 £26,500 -40.45%
Wales +13 7 £40,500 -4.71% 2
North East +7 2 £31,500 -17.54% 2
East Midlands +15 1 £67,500 +42.11% 1

Information Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 155 (93.37%) Information Security
2 97 (58.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 91 (54.82%) CISSP
4 82 (49.40%) CISM
5 62 (37.35%) Risk Management
6 59 (35.54%) GDPR
7 51 (30.72%) CISA
8 49 (29.52%) Cybersecurity
9 46 (27.71%) Finance
10 37 (22.29%) Data Protection
11 36 (21.69%) PCI DSS
12 35 (21.08%) Management Information System
13 32 (19.28%) ITIL
13 32 (19.28%) ISMS
14 26 (15.66%) SSCP
15 24 (14.46%) Data Privacy
15 24 (14.46%) Internal Audit
16 23 (13.86%) Security Management
17 22 (13.25%) Information Assurance
18 21 (12.65%) Telecoms
19 19 (11.45%) Information Security Management
20 18 (10.84%) CEH
20 18 (10.84%) Penetration Testing
20 18 (10.84%) Cryptography
20 18 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (10.24%) Data Protection Act
22 16 (9.64%) Legal
23 15 (9.04%) Windows
23 15 (9.04%) SIEM
24 14 (8.43%) Cyber Essentials

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 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) assyst
2 4 (2.41%) Infor M3
3 3 (1.81%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.23%) Broadband
2 10 (6.02%) Firewall
3 8 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.20%) VPN
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) Intranet
5 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) Network Security
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 46 (27.71%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.64%) Legal
4 11 (6.63%) Marketing
5 7 (4.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.61%) Banking
6 6 (3.61%) Retail
7 5 (3.01%) Electronics
7 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.41%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (21.08%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.24%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.22%) Life Science
5 6 (3.61%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.01%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (2.41%) CESG
8 3 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.81%) Fintech
8 3 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.20%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.20%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.04%) Windows
2 9 (5.42%) Linux
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (93.37%) Information Security
2 62 (37.35%) Risk Management
3 49 (29.52%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (22.29%) Data Protection
5 32 (19.28%) ISMS
5 32 (19.28%) ITIL
6 24 (14.46%) Data Privacy
6 24 (14.46%) Internal Audit
7 23 (13.86%) Security Management
8 22 (13.25%) Information Assurance
9 19 (11.45%) Information Security Management
10 18 (10.84%) Cryptography
10 18 (10.84%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (9.04%) SIEM
12 11 (6.63%) Service Management
12 11 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.02%) Business Continuity
13 10 (6.02%) Change Management
13 10 (6.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (5.42%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 91 (54.82%) CISSP
2 82 (49.40%) CISM
3 51 (30.72%) CISA
4 26 (15.66%) SSCP
5 18 (10.84%) CEH
6 14 (8.43%) Degree
7 10 (6.02%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.02%) Security Cleared
8 7 (4.22%) CRISC
9 6 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (3.01%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 5 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.81%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (1.20%) CISMP
12 2 (1.20%) ISACA
13 1 (0.60%) GIAC
13 1 (0.60%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (58.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (35.54%) GDPR
3 36 (21.69%) PCI DSS
4 14 (8.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (4.82%) COBIT
5 8 (4.82%) MiFID
6 7 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (4.22%) QA
7 6 (3.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (2.41%) SLA
10 3 (1.81%) COSO
10 3 (1.81%) ISO 22301
11 2 (1.20%) RMADS
12 1 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.60%) NIST 800
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) Snort
2 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.82%) OSSEC
2 2 (1.20%) WSUS
3 1 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (4.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.01%) SAP
3 1 (0.60%) Apple
3 1 (0.60%) CA
3 1 (0.60%) VMware