The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Information Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 846 899 886
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 58 40 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.039% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.041% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 48 19 59
Median salary £55,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.84% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Information Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88406 98623 105620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75235 82312 86796
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Information Specialist in the job title.

Information Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Information Specialist Salary Trend in England

Information Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Information Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +35 20 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Yorkshire +46 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands - 8 £52,500 - 1
South East +20 7 £50,000 -
South West +11 6 £55,000 +69.23%
East of England +21 2 £52,500 +40.00%
East Midlands -5 1 - -
North East - 1 £34,750 -
North West - 1 - -
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Information Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 92 (89.32%) Information Security
2 40 (38.83%) CISSP
3 35 (33.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (32.04%) CISM
5 24 (23.30%) Data Protection
6 23 (22.33%) Firewall
6 23 (22.33%) CISA
7 22 (21.36%) Finance
8 20 (19.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (18.45%) Information Security Management
9 19 (18.45%) Security Management
10 17 (16.50%) Risk Management
11 16 (15.53%) Windows
11 16 (15.53%) PCI DSS
12 14 (13.59%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (12.62%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (12.62%) Degree
13 13 (12.62%) COBIT
14 12 (11.65%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (10.68%) SIEM
15 11 (10.68%) Security Operations
15 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
16 10 (9.71%) Linux
16 10 (9.71%) VPN
16 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (8.74%) ArcSight
17 9 (8.74%) ITIL
17 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
17 9 (8.74%) Legal
18 8 (7.77%) Business Continuity

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.94%) IIS
1 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.97%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.33%) Firewall
2 10 (9.71%) VPN
3 6 (5.83%) Network Security
4 4 (3.88%) Wireless
5 3 (2.91%) DHCP
5 3 (2.91%) DNS
5 3 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.91%) SAN
5 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.91%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.94%) Intranet
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.97%) Internet
7 1 (0.97%) MPLS
7 1 (0.97%) SSL
7 1 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.97%) DB2
2 1 (0.97%) Essbase
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) AppScan
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Legal
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Marketing
5 3 (2.91%) Law
6 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.97%) Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.97%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) .NET
1 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.94%) Web Services
2 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.97%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.97%) CSS
2 1 (0.97%) EDI
2 1 (0.97%) HTML
2 1 (0.97%) Middleware
2 1 (0.97%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.97%) RESTful
2 1 (0.97%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.97%) SOAP
2 1 (0.97%) WCF
2 1 (0.97%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.77%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.97%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.97%) CESG
6 1 (0.97%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) NHS
6 1 (0.97%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.97%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.97%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) Linux
3 5 (4.85%) Unix
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (89.32%) Information Security
2 24 (23.30%) Data Protection
3 20 (19.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 19 (18.45%) Information Security Management
4 19 (18.45%) Security Management
5 17 (16.50%) Risk Management
6 14 (13.59%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (12.62%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (11.65%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (10.68%) Security Operations
9 11 (10.68%) SIEM
10 9 (8.74%) ITIL
11 8 (7.77%) Business Continuity
11 8 (7.77%) Line Management
12 7 (6.80%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 7 (6.80%) Security Architecture
12 7 (6.80%) Service Management
13 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 5 (4.85%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) SQL
2 1 (0.97%) C#
2 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (38.83%) CISSP
2 33 (32.04%) CISM
3 23 (22.33%) CISA
4 13 (12.62%) Degree
5 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.83%) CEH
7 4 (3.88%) CRISC
8 2 (1.94%) CCNA
8 2 (1.94%) CFCE
8 2 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.94%) EnCE
8 2 (1.94%) GCIH
9 1 (0.97%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.97%) CISMP
9 1 (0.97%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.97%) MBA
9 1 (0.97%) OSCP
9 1 (0.97%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (33.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (15.53%) PCI DSS
3 13 (12.62%) COBIT
4 3 (2.91%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.94%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.97%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.88%) Xen
2 3 (2.91%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) EnCase
2 1 (0.97%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.97%) Nessus
2 1 (0.97%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) ArcSight
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) CheckPoint
3 5 (4.85%) Cisco
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle
4 4 (3.88%) VMware
5 3 (2.91%) Forcepoint
6 2 (1.94%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (1.94%) NetIQ
6 2 (1.94%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.94%) Tufin
7 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.97%) CA
7 1 (0.97%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.97%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.97%) IBM
7 1 (0.97%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.97%) Juniper
7 1 (0.97%) Remedy
7 1 (0.97%) SAP
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