The first table below looks at the demand for the Information Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 325 325 315
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 8 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.065% 0.008% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.009% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11351 11187 12238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 93.16% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9510 9796 11163
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Information Specialist
London

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Information Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Information Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Specialist in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (90.91%) CISSP
3 9 (81.82%) CISM
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) CISA
4 8 (72.73%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
4 8 (72.73%) Linux
5 7 (63.64%) MCSE
5 7 (63.64%) Python
5 7 (63.64%) C
5 7 (63.64%) C++
5 7 (63.64%) Java
5 7 (63.64%) Perl
5 7 (63.64%) LAN
5 7 (63.64%) WAN
5 7 (63.64%) UNIX
5 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 7 (63.64%) CCNP
5 7 (63.64%) CCNA
5 7 (63.64%) Internet
5 7 (63.64%) Project Management
5 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (63.64%) RHCE
5 7 (63.64%) GPEN
5 7 (63.64%) OSCP
5 7 (63.64%) Degree
5 7 (63.64%) OWASP
5 7 (63.64%) Metasploit

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Information Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) Wireshark
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
2 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SAML
1 1 (9.09%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Management Information System
2 7 (63.64%) Cryptography
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (63.64%) OWASP
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Perl
1 7 (63.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISSP
2 9 (81.82%) CISM
3 8 (72.73%) CISA
4 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) CCNP
4 7 (63.64%) CCNA
4 7 (63.64%) GPEN
4 7 (63.64%) OSCP
4 7 (63.64%) GSEC
4 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (63.64%) RHCE
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Nmap
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Apple
1 1 (9.09%) Splunk
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark