The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 301 349 327
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 4 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.054% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.058% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Average salary £85,000 £62,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.45% +15.78%
Information Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9324 12065 11025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.46% 93.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8003 10213 9492
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) CRISC
3 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (33.33%) AlgoSec
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) Tufin
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SmartSuite
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Operations Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
2 3 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) AlgoSec
1 2 (33.33%) Tufin
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (33.33%) SAP