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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank - 298 315
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 0 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.12% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £55,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.13%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
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
9602 9788 10160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.43% 92.99% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8385 8389 9149
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) GIAC
5 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (37.50%) Law
5 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) LDAP
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (12.50%) SNMP
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (12.50%) CNA
7 1 (12.50%) Novell Certification
7 1 (12.50%) PMI
7 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
7 1 (12.50%) Sophos
7 1 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) CISA
7 1 (12.50%) CISM
7 1 (12.50%) QiCA

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
General
1 3 (37.50%) Law
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (12.50%) Arabic Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
2 1 (12.50%) Ontologies
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
4 1 (12.50%) Product Management
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) GIAC
3 1 (12.50%) GCIA
3 1 (12.50%) GCWN
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CNA
3 1 (12.50%) Novell Certification
3 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CISA
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) QiCA
3 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Sophos