The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 811 802 831
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 54 61 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.061% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.064% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 47 54 16
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,200 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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 -23 19 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South East +1 15 £51,500 -14.16%
Yorkshire - 7 £52,500 - 1
North West -8 6 £65,000 +85.71%
South West - 6 £39,500 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 126 (98.44%) Information Security
2 99 (77.34%) CISSP
3 59 (46.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (43.75%) Firewall
5 45 (35.16%) Network Security
6 39 (30.47%) CEH
7 36 (28.13%) Risk Management
8 34 (26.56%) ISMS
9 31 (24.22%) TCP/IP
9 31 (24.22%) Ethical Hacking
10 30 (23.44%) ITIL
10 30 (23.44%) Management Information System
11 28 (21.88%) Law
11 28 (21.88%) GIAC
12 26 (20.31%) Finance
12 26 (20.31%) Legal
13 24 (18.75%) CISM
13 24 (18.75%) Security Management
13 24 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (17.19%) Internet
15 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
15 21 (16.41%) Cyber Security
16 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (14.06%) Information Security Management
17 17 (13.28%) Information Assurance
18 15 (11.72%) MCSE
18 15 (11.72%) CheckPoint
19 14 (10.94%) Linux
19 14 (10.94%) Change Control
20 13 (10.16%) UNIX

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.47%) IIS
2 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 12 (9.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 56 (43.75%) Firewall
2 45 (35.16%) Network Security
3 31 (24.22%) TCP/IP
4 22 (17.19%) Internet
5 13 (10.16%) Intranet
6 12 (9.38%) Wireless
7 11 (8.59%) DNS
7 11 (8.59%) DHCP
8 8 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (5.47%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (5.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (5.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (5.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (5.47%) VPN
9 7 (5.47%) BIG-IP
9 7 (5.47%) OSPF
9 7 (5.47%) BGP
10 4 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (2.34%) LAN
12 2 (1.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) MySQL
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (21.88%) Law
2 26 (20.31%) Legal
2 26 (20.31%) Finance
3 9 (7.03%) Banking
4 5 (3.91%) Marketing
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Publishing
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.78%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.34%) LAMP
2 1 (0.78%) OAuth
2 1 (0.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.25%) GIS
2 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.91%) CESG
4 4 (3.13%) Tandem
5 3 (2.34%) Clustering
5 3 (2.34%) Kindle
6 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.78%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.78%) Ontologies
7 1 (0.78%) SCADA
7 1 (0.78%) Physics
7 1 (0.78%) PMI
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.94%) Linux
2 13 (10.16%) UNIX
3 12 (9.38%) Windows
4 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.34%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (98.44%) Information Security
2 36 (28.13%) Risk Management
3 34 (26.56%) ISMS
4 31 (24.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 30 (23.44%) ITIL
6 24 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 24 (18.75%) Security Management
7 21 (16.41%) Cyber Security
8 18 (14.06%) Information Security Management
9 17 (13.28%) Information Assurance
10 14 (10.94%) Change Control
11 12 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (9.38%) Business Continuity
12 11 (8.59%) Data Protection
13 8 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (5.47%) Security Architecture
15 6 (4.69%) Risk Analysis
15 6 (4.69%) Security Testing
16 4 (3.13%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.91%) C
2 3 (2.34%) SQL
3 1 (0.78%) Python
3 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.78%) C++
3 1 (0.78%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 99 (77.34%) CISSP
2 39 (30.47%) CEH
3 28 (21.88%) GIAC
4 24 (18.75%) CISM
5 18 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (11.72%) MCSE
7 13 (10.16%) Security Cleared
8 11 (8.59%) Degree
8 11 (8.59%) CISA
9 9 (7.03%) CCNP
9 9 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (5.47%) CCSE
10 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
10 7 (5.47%) CISMP
11 4 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (2.34%) MCSA
13 2 (1.56%) CCNA
13 2 (1.56%) QiCA
13 2 (1.56%) CRISC
14 1 (0.78%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (46.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.47%) QA
2 7 (5.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.34%) COBIT
3 3 (2.34%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (1.56%) BS25999
5 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.78%) SLA
5 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.47%) XenServer
3 1 (0.78%) Nmap
Vendors
1 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.72%) CheckPoint
3 10 (7.81%) Cisco
4 8 (6.25%) HP
4 8 (6.25%) Juniper
5 7 (5.47%) SolarWinds
5 7 (5.47%) Infoblox
5 7 (5.47%) Imperva
5 7 (5.47%) VMware
5 7 (5.47%) Blue Coat
5 7 (5.47%) F5
6 6 (4.69%) NetIQ
7 5 (3.91%) ArcSight
8 4 (3.13%) Sun
8 4 (3.13%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (2.34%) Oracle
10 1 (0.78%) Sophos
10 1 (0.78%) Apple
10 1 (0.78%) AlgoSec
10 1 (0.78%) Qualys
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