The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 823 846 840
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 29 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.016% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.041% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 22
Average salary £41,000 £52,500 £38,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.90% +36.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,738 £35,729 £30,039
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £50,822 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-31.13% +69.40%
Freedom of Information
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38013 41801 39514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.88% 40.11% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30519 33090 32421
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in England

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in England

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

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in England

Freedom of Information
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in England

Freedom of Information
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
London +45 14 £55,000 +1.38% 4
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
North East - 4 £33,738 -
South West - 3 £35,250 -
South East -6 2 - - 2
North West - 1 £55,000 - 1
Freedom of Information
UK

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 41 (80.39%) Data Protection
2 31 (60.78%) Data Protection Act
3 26 (50.98%) Freedom of Information Act
3 26 (50.98%) Information Security
3 26 (50.98%) Management Information System
4 16 (31.37%) Risk Management
4 16 (31.37%) Degree
5 14 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (27.45%) Information Assurance
6 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
6 13 (25.49%) Information Management
7 12 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (23.53%) Cyber Security
8 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
9 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
9 10 (19.61%) Information Governance
10 9 (17.65%) Line Management
10 9 (17.65%) Finance
11 8 (15.69%) Legal
11 8 (15.69%) Internet
11 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
11 8 (15.69%) Marketing
12 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
12 7 (13.73%) Social Media
13 6 (11.76%) CESG
13 6 (11.76%) COBIT
14 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
14 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
14 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
14 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 2 (3.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.92%) SPSS
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Internet
2 5 (9.80%) Extranet
2 5 (9.80%) SAN
2 5 (9.80%) Intranet
2 5 (9.80%) NAS
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) OLAP
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (7.84%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JIRA
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Legal
2 8 (15.69%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Security Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Information Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Designer
3 5 (9.80%) Developer
3 5 (9.80%) IT Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Compliance Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Information Governance Manager
4 4 (7.84%) Governance Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Creative Web Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Creative Web Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Web Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Web Designer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) HTML
1 5 (9.80%) CSS
1 5 (9.80%) HTML5
2 3 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (60.78%) Data Protection Act
2 26 (50.98%) Freedom of Information Act
2 26 (50.98%) Management Information System
3 7 (13.73%) Social Media
4 6 (11.76%) CESG
5 5 (9.80%) Clustering
5 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
5 5 (9.80%) User Experience
6 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
6 3 (5.88%) NHS
7 2 (3.92%) PMI
7 2 (3.92%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.96%) GIS
8 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) UNIX
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
1 5 (9.80%) Solaris
1 5 (9.80%) Linux
1 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (80.39%) Data Protection
2 26 (50.98%) Information Security
3 16 (31.37%) Risk Management
4 14 (27.45%) Information Assurance
5 13 (25.49%) Information Management
6 12 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (23.53%) Cyber Security
7 10 (19.61%) Information Governance
7 10 (19.61%) Programme Management
8 9 (17.65%) Line Management
9 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.80%) Security Management
10 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.80%) Migration
10 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.80%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (9.80%) Network Management
10 5 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Perl
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
3 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) RHCSA
4 5 (9.80%) CISSP
4 5 (9.80%) OCP
4 5 (9.80%) OCA
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CISA
6 1 (1.96%) CISM
6 1 (1.96%) QiCA
6 1 (1.96%) CISMP
6 1 (1.96%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.76%) COBIT
3 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Veritas
1 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
1 5 (9.80%) VMware
1 5 (9.80%) Aquila
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Adobe