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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 759 864 892
Rank change year-on-year
+105 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 92 82 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.081% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.084% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 82 60 58
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £59,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £65,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
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
80972 97370 103890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.48% 96.63% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 67790 82038 86695
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 £27,164 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +94 32 £63,000 +2.85% 2
West Midlands - 18 £48,000 -
South East +74 14 £70,000 +47.36%
Yorkshire +31 14 £50,000 -23.07% 1
North West -19 7 £46,500 -19.13% 2
South West +15 3 £55,000 +11.11%
East of England +1 3 £45,000 +4.65% 1
East Midlands +4 1 £45,000 - 1
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 159 (96.36%) Information Security
2 73 (44.24%) CISSP
3 62 (37.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 56 (33.94%) PCI DSS
5 45 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
6 42 (25.45%) Risk Management
7 39 (23.64%) CISM
7 39 (23.64%) Data Protection
8 38 (23.03%) Firewall
9 36 (21.82%) Finance
10 32 (19.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 30 (18.18%) CISA
11 30 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
12 28 (16.97%) Degree
13 27 (16.36%) SIEM
14 22 (13.33%) Retail
15 20 (12.12%) ISMS
16 19 (11.52%) Management Information System
16 19 (11.52%) TCP/IP
17 18 (10.91%) Windows
17 18 (10.91%) Risk Assessment
17 18 (10.91%) Information Assurance
17 18 (10.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 17 (10.30%) Security Management
19 16 (9.70%) Network Security
20 15 (9.09%) VPN
21 14 (8.48%) Data Protection Act
21 14 (8.48%) Intrusion Detection
21 14 (8.48%) Security Architecture
21 14 (8.48%) ArcSight

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 8 (4.85%) IIS
2 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.24%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.03%) Firewall
2 19 (11.52%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.70%) Network Security
4 15 (9.09%) VPN
5 14 (8.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (6.06%) Internet
7 9 (5.45%) Wireshark
8 8 (4.85%) Wireless
9 6 (3.64%) SSL
9 6 (3.64%) VLAN
10 5 (3.03%) DHCP
10 5 (3.03%) DNS
10 5 (3.03%) WAN
11 2 (1.21%) LAN
11 2 (1.21%) MPLS
11 2 (1.21%) WLAN
12 1 (0.61%) Intranet
12 1 (0.61%) LDAP
12 1 (0.61%) SAN
12 1 (0.61%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.42%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.21%) Big Data
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.61%) AppScan
General
1 36 (21.82%) Finance
2 22 (13.33%) Retail
3 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.85%) Banking
5 7 (4.24%) Legal
6 3 (1.82%) Law
7 2 (1.21%) Military
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.64%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.42%) .NET
2 4 (2.42%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.42%) Node.js
2 4 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.82%) Middleware
3 3 (1.82%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.21%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.52%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.48%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.64%) PKI
4 6 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.82%) Life Science
7 3 (1.82%) NHS
7 3 (1.82%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.21%) CESG
8 2 (1.21%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.21%) Statistics
8 2 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.61%) BYOD
9 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.91%) Windows
2 12 (7.27%) Linux
3 10 (6.06%) Unix
4 1 (0.61%) Solaris
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (96.36%) Information Security
2 45 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 42 (25.45%) Risk Management
4 39 (23.64%) Data Protection
5 32 (19.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 30 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 27 (16.36%) SIEM
8 20 (12.12%) ISMS
9 18 (10.91%) Information Assurance
9 18 (10.91%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (10.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 17 (10.30%) Security Management
11 14 (8.48%) Security Architecture
12 12 (7.27%) Information Security Management
12 12 (7.27%) ITIL
12 12 (7.27%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (7.27%) Security Testing
13 10 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.06%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 10 (6.06%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.42%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (44.24%) CISSP
2 39 (23.64%) CISM
3 30 (18.18%) CISA
4 28 (16.97%) Degree
5 13 (7.88%) CEH
6 12 (7.27%) SANS
7 11 (6.67%) CRISC
8 10 (6.06%) GIAC
9 7 (4.24%) IISP
9 7 (4.24%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.24%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.03%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (3.03%) Security+ Certification
11 4 (2.42%) GCFA
12 2 (1.21%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.21%) SSCP
13 1 (0.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 1 (0.61%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (37.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (33.94%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.64%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.82%) COBIT
4 3 (1.82%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.61%) QA
5 1 (0.61%) RMADS
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) Nessus
2 2 (1.21%) QRadar
3 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.61%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (8.48%) ArcSight
2 10 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.24%) Qualys
4 6 (3.64%) Splunk
5 4 (2.42%) Cisco
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle
7 2 (1.21%) CA
7 2 (1.21%) ForgeRock
7 2 (1.21%) IBM
7 2 (1.21%) NetIQ
7 2 (1.21%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.61%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.61%) FireEye
8 1 (0.61%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.61%) NetApp
8 1 (0.61%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.61%) Tufin
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