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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 794 783 838
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 57 68 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.070% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.074% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 43 61 19
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £71,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
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
93335 91612 99580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.84% 94.56% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78357 74834 86216
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 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -2 26 £60,000 +7.14% 2
South East - 12 £55,750 - 1
Yorkshire - 11 £52,500 -
South West - 6 £41,000 -
North West -8 2 £55,000 +23.59%
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 110 (94.02%) Information Security
2 82 (70.09%) CISSP
3 43 (36.75%) Firewall
3 43 (36.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (26.50%) Risk Management
4 31 (26.50%) Network Security
5 23 (19.66%) ISMS
5 23 (19.66%) CISM
6 22 (18.80%) Security Management
6 22 (18.80%) Finance
6 22 (18.80%) CEH
7 20 (17.09%) Legal
8 19 (16.24%) CheckPoint
8 19 (16.24%) Law
8 19 (16.24%) GIAC
9 18 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 17 (14.53%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (14.53%) Ethical Hacking
10 17 (14.53%) ITIL
10 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
11 16 (13.68%) UNIX
11 16 (13.68%) Information Security Management
12 15 (12.82%) Business Continuity
12 15 (12.82%) Wireless
12 15 (12.82%) Cisco
12 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.82%) Cyber Security
13 14 (11.97%) Internet
14 13 (11.11%) DNS
14 13 (11.11%) DHCP

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (4.27%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Office
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.75%) Firewall
2 31 (26.50%) Network Security
3 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
4 15 (12.82%) Wireless
5 14 (11.97%) Internet
6 13 (11.11%) DNS
6 13 (11.11%) DHCP
7 11 (9.40%) OSPF
7 11 (9.40%) BGP
7 11 (9.40%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (9.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (9.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (9.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 11 (9.40%) BIG-IP
7 11 (9.40%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (5.13%) Intranet
8 6 (5.13%) VPN
9 3 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.71%) DWDM
10 2 (1.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) MS Access
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (18.80%) Finance
2 20 (17.09%) Legal
3 19 (16.24%) Law
4 11 (9.40%) Banking
5 7 (5.98%) Retail
6 5 (4.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.71%) Publishing
7 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.85%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.40%) GIS
3 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.13%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.13%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (3.42%) Tandem
7 3 (2.56%) CESG
8 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.85%) RMADS
9 1 (0.85%) Kindle
9 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.85%) Ontologies
9 1 (0.85%) SCADA
9 1 (0.85%) Physics
9 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.85%) PMI
9 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) UNIX
2 13 (11.11%) Windows
3 10 (8.55%) Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (94.02%) Information Security
2 31 (26.50%) Risk Management
3 23 (19.66%) ISMS
4 22 (18.80%) Security Management
5 17 (14.53%) ITIL
5 17 (14.53%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (14.53%) Ethical Hacking
6 16 (13.68%) Information Security Management
7 15 (12.82%) Business Continuity
7 15 (12.82%) Cyber Security
8 12 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (9.40%) Data Protection
9 11 (9.40%) Information Assurance
9 11 (9.40%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (6.84%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (5.98%) Service Management
11 7 (5.98%) Change Management
11 7 (5.98%) Security Architecture
11 7 (5.98%) Change Control
12 6 (5.13%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.42%) C
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 82 (70.09%) CISSP
2 23 (19.66%) CISM
3 22 (18.80%) CEH
4 19 (16.24%) GIAC
5 12 (10.26%) CISA
5 12 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (10.26%) CCNP
5 12 (10.26%) Security Cleared
6 11 (9.40%) CCSE
7 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (5.98%) MCSE
8 7 (5.98%) CISMP
8 7 (5.98%) Degree
8 7 (5.98%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.56%) MCSA
9 3 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (1.71%) QiCA
10 2 (1.71%) CRISC
11 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (36.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.98%) QA
3 5 (4.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.71%) BS25999
4 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.85%) COBIT
5 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (9.40%) XenServer
2 8 (6.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) CheckPoint
2 15 (12.82%) Cisco
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.26%) HP
3 12 (10.26%) Juniper
4 11 (9.40%) SolarWinds
4 11 (9.40%) Infoblox
4 11 (9.40%) Imperva
4 11 (9.40%) VMware
4 11 (9.40%) Blue Coat
4 11 (9.40%) F5
5 7 (5.98%) Cyber-Ark
6 6 (5.13%) NetIQ
7 5 (4.27%) IBM
7 5 (4.27%) ArcSight
8 4 (3.42%) Sun
9 1 (0.85%) Sophos
9 1 (0.85%) AlgoSec
9 1 (0.85%) Qualys
9 1 (0.85%) Tufin
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago