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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 868 845 808
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -37
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 8 13 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.013% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.020% 0.032% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 39
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £30,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+48.33% -42.85%
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
40336 40567 42195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.83% 39.82% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 32323 33207 35503
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +19 7 £34,500 -25.40% 2
East of England - 1 £52,500 -
Freedom of Information
UK

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 12 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (43.75%) Information Management
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (43.75%) Legal
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) QA
4 4 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (18.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (12.50%) OLAP
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) DVB
2 1 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) OLAP
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
1 2 (12.50%) Developer
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Systems Developer
1 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Report Writer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Head of Security
2 1 (6.25%) Security Advisor
2 1 (6.25%) Head of IT Security
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
2 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
2 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (18.75%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) NHS
4 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Information Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Data Security
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ACCA
2 2 (12.50%) MCP
2 2 (12.50%) CIMA
3 1 (6.25%) MBA
3 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) TickIT
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) WAI
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
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