The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 204 - 223
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% - 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £67,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £27,600 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+63.04% -26.40%
Freedom of Information
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1960 2098 2008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.34% 37.40% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1353 1633
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Berkshire region.

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in Berkshire

Freedom of Information
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Freedom of Information
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 5 £67,500 -
Freedom of Information
South East

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Freedom of Information.

1 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
1 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (77.78%) BS25999
1 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
1 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
1 7 (77.78%) PCI QSA
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) eTOM
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) CITP
3 2 (22.22%) TickIT
3 2 (22.22%) CMMI
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (22.22%) SPSS
3 2 (22.22%) ERwin
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (11.11%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (11.11%) Data Governance

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Freedom of Information. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ERwin
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Consultant
1 7 (77.78%) Security Consultant
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Security Consultant
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (66.67%) Security Advisor
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Risk Management
1 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) Data Protection
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Information Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) eTOM
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) CMMI
4 1 (11.11%) Information Retrieval
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Pattern Recognition
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) PCI QSA
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (77.78%) BS25999
1 7 (77.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 2 (22.22%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle