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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 823 830 817
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 36 71 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.065% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.068% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 15 57 45
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
96689 103951 96080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.50% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80825 85789 80388
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -3 17 £65,000 +8.33% 1
East Midlands +7 9 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Yorkshire -3 3 £45,000 -40.00% 1
South West -12 3 £32,500 - 1
South East +19 2 - -
East of England +9 2 £37,500 -23.07%
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 65 (70.65%) Information Security
2 37 (40.22%) Management Information System
3 36 (39.13%) Web Services
4 30 (32.61%) CISSP
4 30 (32.61%) Telecoms
5 27 (29.35%) Project Management
5 27 (29.35%) Java
5 27 (29.35%) SQL
6 25 (27.17%) Computer Science
7 23 (25.00%) HL7
7 23 (25.00%) Network Security
7 23 (25.00%) XACML
7 23 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 23 (25.00%) Analytics
7 23 (25.00%) XML
7 23 (25.00%) XSLT
7 23 (25.00%) C++
7 23 (25.00%) OOP
7 23 (25.00%) OO
7 23 (25.00%) IBM
7 23 (25.00%) InterSystems
7 23 (25.00%) Identity Management
7 23 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
7 23 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 22 (23.91%) Finance
9 21 (22.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (18.48%) Risk Management
11 15 (16.30%) E-Commerce
12 14 (15.22%) CISM
12 14 (15.22%) Firewall

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.17%) MS Office
1 2 (2.17%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.00%) Network Security
2 14 (15.22%) Firewall
3 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.43%) VPN
4 3 (3.26%) BGP
4 3 (3.26%) OSPF
4 3 (3.26%) LAN
4 3 (3.26%) DHCP
4 3 (3.26%) DNS
4 3 (3.26%) BIG-IP
4 3 (3.26%) Wireless
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (3.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (3.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (3.26%) NX-OS
5 2 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.17%) SAN
6 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 30 (32.61%) Telecoms
2 22 (23.91%) Finance
3 4 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 3 (3.26%) Military
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (39.13%) Web Services
2 23 (25.00%) XACML
2 23 (25.00%) XML
2 23 (25.00%) XSLT
3 4 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (40.22%) Management Information System
2 25 (27.17%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.52%) PKI
4 4 (4.35%) RMADS
5 3 (3.26%) DTV
5 3 (3.26%) CESG
5 3 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.17%) Economics
7 1 (1.09%) GIS
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.09%) BBC
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) UNIX
3 9 (9.78%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (70.65%) Information Security
2 27 (29.35%) Project Management
3 23 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 23 (25.00%) Analytics
3 23 (25.00%) OOP
3 23 (25.00%) OO
3 23 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 23 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 17 (18.48%) Risk Management
5 15 (16.30%) E-Commerce
6 13 (14.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (11.96%) Incident Management
9 10 (10.87%) SIEM
10 9 (9.78%) Data Protection
11 8 (8.70%) Open Source
11 8 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (7.61%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (7.61%) Information Assurance
13 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.35%) Java
1 27 (29.35%) SQL
2 23 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (1.09%) Perl
3 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (32.61%) CISSP
2 14 (15.22%) CISM
3 12 (13.04%) CISA
4 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.61%) Degree
6 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.43%) CEH
8 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.26%) CCNP
9 3 (3.26%) CCSE
9 3 (3.26%) GIAC
9 3 (3.26%) CRISC
10 1 (1.09%) SSCP
10 1 (1.09%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.00%) HL7
2 21 (22.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (11.96%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.35%) COBIT
4 4 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.17%) EMIR
5 2 (2.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (2.17%) MiFID
5 2 (2.17%) Basel II
6 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.26%) XenServer
2 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) IBM
1 23 (25.00%) InterSystems
2 8 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 6 (6.52%) Juniper
3 6 (6.52%) Cisco
4 5 (5.43%) VMware
5 3 (3.26%) HP
5 3 (3.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.26%) Blue Coat
5 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds
5 3 (3.26%) Infoblox
5 3 (3.26%) Imperva
5 3 (3.26%) F5
5 3 (3.26%) Splunk
6 2 (2.17%) AlgoSec
6 2 (2.17%) Tufin
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.09%) Symantec
7 1 (1.09%) Websense
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + £neg+bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago