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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 808 796 798
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 38 52 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.053% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.056% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 22 50 33
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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
92746 92860 91869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77029 75604 78139
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 5 March 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 5 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
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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 22 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Yorkshire +6 10 £52,500 +66.66% 1
South East -19 3 £55,500 -20.71% 3
South West - 3 £60,000 - 1
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 87 (88.78%) Information Security
2 61 (62.24%) CISSP
3 30 (30.61%) Risk Management
4 26 (26.53%) Firewall
5 21 (21.43%) Finance
6 20 (20.41%) Cisco
7 18 (18.37%) Management Information System
7 18 (18.37%) CheckPoint
7 18 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (18.37%) Network Security
8 17 (17.35%) Juniper
8 17 (17.35%) CISM
8 17 (17.35%) UNIX
9 15 (15.31%) DNS
9 15 (15.31%) CCNP
9 15 (15.31%) DHCP
9 15 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (14.29%) HP
10 14 (14.29%) OSPF
10 14 (14.29%) BGP
10 14 (14.29%) Wireless
10 14 (14.29%) BIG-IP
10 14 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (14.29%) VMware
10 14 (14.29%) Blue Coat
10 14 (14.29%) CCSE
10 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (14.29%) XenServer
10 14 (14.29%) SolarWinds

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4 (4.08%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Office
2 3 (3.06%) SmartSuite
3 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.53%) Firewall
2 18 (18.37%) Network Security
3 15 (15.31%) DHCP
3 15 (15.31%) DNS
4 14 (14.29%) Wireless
4 14 (14.29%) OSPF
4 14 (14.29%) BGP
4 14 (14.29%) BIG-IP
4 14 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.08%) VPN
5 4 (4.08%) LAN
6 3 (3.06%) Internet
6 3 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.04%) DWDM
7 2 (2.04%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) MS Access
1 5 (5.10%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 21 (21.43%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Legal
3 10 (10.20%) Banking
4 7 (7.14%) Retail
4 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.10%) Marketing
6 2 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Publishing
6 2 (2.04%) Military
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.02%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) Web Services
1 5 (5.10%) XML
1 5 (5.10%) XSLT
1 5 (5.10%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.24%) GIS
3 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.10%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.10%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.10%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.08%) CESG
5 4 (4.08%) Tandem
6 3 (3.06%) RMADS
7 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.02%) PMI
8 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.02%) Ontologies
8 1 (1.02%) SCADA
8 1 (1.02%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) UNIX
2 11 (11.22%) Windows
3 10 (10.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (88.78%) Information Security
2 30 (30.61%) Risk Management
3 14 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (12.24%) Security Management
4 12 (12.24%) Business Continuity
5 11 (11.22%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (11.22%) Information Security Management
6 10 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (8.16%) ISMS
7 8 (8.16%) Service Management
7 8 (8.16%) Cyber Security
8 7 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 7 (7.14%) Change Management
8 7 (7.14%) Project Management
8 7 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.10%) Security Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (5.10%) Identity Management
9 5 (5.10%) OOP
9 5 (5.10%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) C++
1 5 (5.10%) Java
1 5 (5.10%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) C
3 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (62.24%) CISSP
2 17 (17.35%) CISM
3 15 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (15.31%) CCNP
4 14 (14.29%) CCSE
5 13 (13.27%) CISA
5 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.14%) CISMP
6 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.12%) GIAC
8 5 (5.10%) VCP4
9 4 (4.08%) Degree
10 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.06%) CRISC
10 3 (3.06%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (3.06%) MCSA
10 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.04%) QiCA
12 1 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.02%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.10%) HL7
3 2 (2.04%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.02%) COBIT
4 1 (1.02%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.02%) BS25999
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (14.29%) XenServer
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Cisco
2 18 (18.37%) CheckPoint
3 17 (17.35%) Juniper
4 14 (14.29%) HP
4 14 (14.29%) VMware
4 14 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 14 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 14 (14.29%) Infoblox
4 14 (14.29%) Imperva
4 14 (14.29%) F5
5 10 (10.20%) IBM
6 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
7 8 (8.16%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (5.10%) InterSystems
9 4 (4.08%) ArcSight
9 4 (4.08%) Sun
10 3 (3.06%) AlgoSec
10 3 (3.06%) Tufin
11 1 (1.02%) NetIQ
11 1 (1.02%) Sophos
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