The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Information Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Specialist
UK / England
Rank 788 882 903
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 47 51 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.053% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.055% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 21
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -18.09%

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
76071 92021 96267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63569 78023 80199
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Information Specialist in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +87 23 £47,500 -20.83% 3
East Midlands - 10 £45,000 - 1
North West -9 4 £44,000 -23.47% 1
North East - 4 £45,000 -
West Midlands +27 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Yorkshire +23 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Information Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 134 (94.37%) Information Security
2 72 (50.70%) CISSP
3 60 (42.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (41.55%) PCI DSS
5 44 (30.99%) Penetration Testing
6 40 (28.17%) Firewall
7 37 (26.06%) Risk Management
8 36 (25.35%) Data Protection
9 34 (23.94%) Cybersecurity
10 28 (19.72%) Finance
11 26 (18.31%) CISM
12 25 (17.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (17.61%) SIEM
13 21 (14.79%) Retail
14 20 (14.08%) Network Security
15 19 (13.38%) ISMS
15 19 (13.38%) CISA
16 18 (12.68%) Microsoft
16 18 (12.68%) ITIL
16 18 (12.68%) TCP/IP
16 18 (12.68%) Degree
17 17 (11.97%) Banking
17 17 (11.97%) Data Protection Act
18 16 (11.27%) Risk Analysis
18 16 (11.27%) Information Assurance
18 16 (11.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 16 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
19 15 (10.56%) Intrusion Detection
20 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
20 14 (9.86%) Management Information System

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.45%) IIS
2 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) assyst
2 4 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (28.17%) Firewall
2 20 (14.08%) Network Security
3 18 (12.68%) TCP/IP
4 15 (10.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (9.15%) VPN
6 11 (7.75%) Internet
6 11 (7.75%) VLAN
7 10 (7.04%) WAN
8 9 (6.34%) Wireshark
9 8 (5.63%) Wireless
10 7 (4.93%) LAN
11 6 (4.23%) SAN
11 6 (4.23%) SSL
12 3 (2.11%) DHCP
12 3 (2.11%) DNS
12 3 (2.11%) WLAN
13 1 (0.70%) Intranet
13 1 (0.70%) LDAP
13 1 (0.70%) MPLS
13 1 (0.70%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.23%) Big Data
3 4 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Burp Suite
General
1 28 (19.72%) Finance
2 21 (14.79%) Retail
3 17 (11.97%) Banking
4 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.23%) Legal
6 3 (2.11%) Law
7 2 (1.41%) Military
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.23%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.52%) .NET
3 4 (2.82%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.82%) Node.js
3 4 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.11%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.41%) Middleware
5 2 (1.41%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.70%) HTML
6 1 (0.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (9.86%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.93%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (4.23%) PKI
5 6 (4.23%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.11%) Life Science
7 3 (2.11%) NHS
7 3 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.41%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.70%) CESG
9 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.45%) Windows
2 7 (4.93%) Unix
3 6 (4.23%) Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (94.37%) Information Security
2 44 (30.99%) Penetration Testing
3 37 (26.06%) Risk Management
4 36 (25.35%) Data Protection
5 34 (23.94%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (17.61%) SIEM
6 25 (17.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 19 (13.38%) ISMS
8 18 (12.68%) ITIL
9 16 (11.27%) Information Assurance
9 16 (11.27%) Risk Analysis
9 16 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (11.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 14 (9.86%) Security Architecture
11 13 (9.15%) Security Management
12 12 (8.45%) Security Testing
13 10 (7.04%) Security Operations
13 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (6.34%) Incident Management
14 9 (6.34%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
1 5 (3.52%) SQL
2 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 72 (50.70%) CISSP
2 26 (18.31%) CISM
3 19 (13.38%) CISA
4 18 (12.68%) Degree
5 12 (8.45%) CEH
6 11 (7.75%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (7.75%) SANS
6 11 (7.75%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (5.63%) GIAC
8 7 (4.93%) CCNA
8 7 (4.93%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.23%) CCNP
9 6 (4.23%) IISP
9 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
9 6 (4.23%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.82%) CRISC
10 4 (2.82%) SSCP
11 3 (2.11%) CISMP
12 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.41%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (42.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (41.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.52%) HIPAA
4 3 (2.11%) GDPR
4 3 (2.11%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.41%) COBIT
6 1 (0.70%) GPG13
6 1 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.70%) QA
6 1 (0.70%) RMADS
6 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.75%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (4.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (4.23%) Nessus
2 6 (4.23%) SCCM
3 4 (2.82%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.63%) ArcSight
3 6 (4.23%) Cisco
3 6 (4.23%) NetApp
3 6 (4.23%) Qualys
3 6 (4.23%) Splunk
4 2 (1.41%) CA
4 2 (1.41%) ForgeRock
4 2 (1.41%) IBM
4 2 (1.41%) NetIQ
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (0.70%) FireEye
5 1 (0.70%) VMware
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