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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 819 857 811
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -46
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 54 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.040% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.043% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 40
Average salary £55,250 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.45% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £37,500 £31,925
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,650 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.63%
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
97506 105347 98011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.61% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 80548 86456 82479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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
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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 +40 23 £67,500 +14.89% 1
South East +16 9 £53,750 -22.93%
Yorkshire +12 4 £44,750 +3.46%
East Midlands -5 4 - - 1
South West - 4 £60,000 -
East of England +24 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands -16 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £62,500 - 1
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 85 (80.95%) Information Security
2 57 (54.29%) CISSP
3 26 (24.76%) Firewall
4 25 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 24 (22.86%) Management Information System
5 24 (22.86%) Network Security
6 22 (20.95%) CISM
7 21 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (20.00%) Finance
8 20 (19.05%) Cisco
9 18 (17.14%) IBM
9 18 (17.14%) CISA
9 18 (17.14%) Juniper
9 18 (17.14%) CheckPoint
10 17 (16.19%) Project Management
10 17 (16.19%) Web Services
10 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
11 16 (15.24%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (15.24%) SQL
12 15 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 14 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
13 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (13.33%) XenServer
13 14 (13.33%) SolarWinds
13 14 (13.33%) Infoblox
13 14 (13.33%) Imperva
13 14 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (13.33%) F5
13 14 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SmartSuite
1 3 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.76%) Firewall
2 24 (22.86%) Network Security
3 14 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
3 14 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 14 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 14 (13.33%) NX-OS
3 14 (13.33%) DNS
3 14 (13.33%) DHCP
3 14 (13.33%) BGP
3 14 (13.33%) OSPF
3 14 (13.33%) Wireless
3 14 (13.33%) BIG-IP
4 6 (5.71%) VPN
5 4 (3.81%) LAN
6 2 (1.90%) SDH
6 2 (1.90%) DWDM
7 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (4.76%) MS Access
3 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (20.00%) Finance
2 17 (16.19%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.57%) Banking
4 8 (7.62%) Legal
5 6 (5.71%) Retail
6 3 (2.86%) Military
6 3 (2.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) Web Services
2 13 (12.38%) XML
2 13 (12.38%) XSLT
2 13 (12.38%) XACML
3 1 (0.95%) Middleware
3 1 (0.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.57%) GIS
4 5 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.81%) RMADS
6 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) CESG
6 3 (2.86%) PKI
7 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.90%) Economics
7 2 (1.90%) Open Source
8 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.95%) BBC
8 1 (0.95%) Tandem
8 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) UNIX
2 8 (7.62%) Windows
2 8 (7.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (80.95%) Information Security
2 25 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 17 (16.19%) Project Management
4 16 (15.24%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (12.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 13 (12.38%) Identity Management
6 13 (12.38%) Information Security Management
6 13 (12.38%) Security Management
6 13 (12.38%) OOP
6 13 (12.38%) OO
6 13 (12.38%) Analytics
6 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 12 (11.43%) Business Continuity
8 8 (7.62%) Service Management
8 8 (7.62%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (6.67%) Information Assurance
9 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 7 (6.67%) Change Management
10 6 (5.71%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.24%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) Java
3 13 (12.38%) C++
4 3 (2.86%) C
5 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (54.29%) CISSP
2 22 (20.95%) CISM
3 18 (17.14%) CISA
4 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 14 (13.33%) CCNP
4 14 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (13.33%) CCSE
5 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.76%) Degree
7 4 (3.81%) CISMP
7 4 (3.81%) GIAC
7 4 (3.81%) CRISC
7 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.95%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.95%) CEH
8 1 (0.95%) QiCA
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (12.38%) HL7
3 5 (4.76%) COBIT
3 5 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.86%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.90%) Basel II
5 2 (1.90%) MiFID
5 2 (1.90%) EMIR
5 2 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (13.33%) XenServer
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Cisco
2 18 (17.14%) IBM
2 18 (17.14%) Juniper
2 18 (17.14%) CheckPoint
3 14 (13.33%) SolarWinds
3 14 (13.33%) Infoblox
3 14 (13.33%) Imperva
3 14 (13.33%) F5
3 14 (13.33%) HP
3 14 (13.33%) Blue Coat
3 14 (13.33%) VMware
4 13 (12.38%) InterSystems
5 8 (7.62%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.86%) Tufin
7 3 (2.86%) AlgoSec
8 1 (0.95%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.95%) Capita
8 1 (0.95%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.95%) Sun
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+bonus+car
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago