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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 322 320 292
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 7 6 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.061% 0.051% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.054% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
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
10691 11013 12101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 93.22% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9022 9677 11085
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (86.67%) CISSP
3 10 (66.67%) CISM
4 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 9 (60.00%) CISA
5 8 (53.33%) Project Management
5 8 (53.33%) Linux
5 8 (53.33%) LAN
5 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (53.33%) Degree
5 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (46.67%) Wireshark
6 7 (46.67%) OWASP
6 7 (46.67%) Metasploit
6 7 (46.67%) GPEN
6 7 (46.67%) OSCP
6 7 (46.67%) Nmap
6 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
6 7 (46.67%) GSEC
6 7 (46.67%) Cryptography
6 7 (46.67%) WAN
6 7 (46.67%) UNIX
6 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) MCSE
6 7 (46.67%) Python
6 7 (46.67%) C
6 7 (46.67%) C++
6 7 (46.67%) Java
6 7 (46.67%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) Wireshark
2 7 (46.67%) WAN
2 7 (46.67%) Internet
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) LDAP
5 1 (6.67%) DMZ
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Security
5 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (6.67%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) SAML
1 1 (6.67%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (46.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (46.67%) OWASP
3 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
1 7 (46.67%) C
1 7 (46.67%) C++
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) CISSP
2 10 (66.67%) CISM
3 9 (60.00%) CISA
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
5 7 (46.67%) GPEN
5 7 (46.67%) OSCP
5 7 (46.67%) GSEC
5 7 (46.67%) MCSE
5 7 (46.67%) CCNP
5 7 (46.67%) CCNA
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (46.67%) RHCE
6 3 (20.00%) GIAC
7 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (6.67%) QiCA
7 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk
1 1 (6.67%) Cyber-Ark