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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 795 840 810
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -30
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 71 33 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.033% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.035% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 66 27 28
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.26%
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +45 57 £60,000 +20.00% 6
East Midlands - 5 £42,500 -
South East -4 4 £40,000 -13.04%
North West -20 1 £42,500 -10.52%
South West -34 1 - - 2
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 131 (97.04%) Information Security
2 84 (62.22%) CISSP
3 55 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (37.78%) Firewall
4 51 (37.78%) Network Security
5 46 (34.07%) CEH
6 44 (32.59%) CISM
7 42 (31.11%) Management Information System
7 42 (31.11%) ITIL
8 41 (30.37%) Ethical Hacking
9 35 (25.93%) Internet
10 34 (25.19%) Risk Management
11 30 (22.22%) TCP/IP
12 29 (21.48%) Penetration Testing
13 28 (20.74%) Law
14 27 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (20.00%) MCSE
14 27 (20.00%) ISMS
15 25 (18.52%) Finance
16 24 (17.78%) GIAC
17 23 (17.04%) Degree
17 23 (17.04%) Windows
18 21 (15.56%) Security Management
19 19 (14.07%) Linux
19 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
20 18 (13.33%) Legal
20 18 (13.33%) CISA
20 18 (13.33%) Information Assurance
21 16 (11.85%) PCI DSS
21 16 (11.85%) Cyber Security

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 12 (8.89%) IIS
2 10 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.89%) assyst
2 2 (1.48%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.48%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 51 (37.78%) Firewall
1 51 (37.78%) Network Security
2 35 (25.93%) Internet
3 30 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 13 (9.63%) Intranet
5 10 (7.41%) DNS
5 10 (7.41%) DHCP
5 10 (7.41%) Wireshark
6 8 (5.93%) LAN
7 7 (5.19%) WAN
8 6 (4.44%) VPN
9 5 (3.70%) Broadband
9 5 (3.70%) Wireless
10 4 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.74%) Wireless Security
11 1 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.74%) DMZ
11 1 (0.74%) LDAP
11 1 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.41%) MySQL
1 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (20.74%) Law
2 25 (18.52%) Finance
3 18 (13.33%) Legal
4 13 (9.63%) Banking
5 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.96%) Games
7 2 (1.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.74%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.74%) Advertising
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.41%) LAMP
2 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET
2 7 (5.19%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) OAuth
3 1 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (31.11%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.15%) CESG
3 10 (7.41%) Clustering
4 8 (5.93%) PKI
5 7 (5.19%) Cryptography
6 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.44%) Kindle
6 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.70%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.96%) Online Games
9 3 (2.22%) RMADS
10 2 (1.48%) FMCG
11 1 (0.74%) SCADA
11 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.74%) PMI
11 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.74%) EMC Centera
11 1 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) Windows
2 19 (14.07%) Linux
3 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (8.15%) Windows 7
3 11 (8.15%) UNIX
3 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (97.04%) Information Security
2 42 (31.11%) ITIL
3 41 (30.37%) Ethical Hacking
4 34 (25.19%) Risk Management
5 29 (21.48%) Penetration Testing
6 27 (20.00%) ISMS
7 21 (15.56%) Security Management
8 18 (13.33%) Information Assurance
9 16 (11.85%) Cyber Security
10 14 (10.37%) Change Control
10 14 (10.37%) Information Security Management
11 12 (8.89%) Data Protection
12 10 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (6.67%) Security Testing
13 9 (6.67%) SIEM
13 9 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
14 8 (5.93%) Risk Assessment
14 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
15 7 (5.19%) OWASP
15 7 (5.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.37%) SQL
2 6 (4.44%) C
2 6 (4.44%) C++
2 6 (4.44%) Java
2 6 (4.44%) Perl
2 6 (4.44%) Python
3 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (62.22%) CISSP
2 46 (34.07%) CEH
3 44 (32.59%) CISM
4 27 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (20.00%) MCSE
5 24 (17.78%) GIAC
6 23 (17.04%) Degree
7 18 (13.33%) CISA
8 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
9 11 (8.15%) DV Cleared
10 10 (7.41%) SC Cleared
11 6 (4.44%) GSEC
11 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (4.44%) RHCE
11 6 (4.44%) CCNP
11 6 (4.44%) CCNA
11 6 (4.44%) GPEN
11 6 (4.44%) OSCP
12 2 (1.48%) GCIH
13 1 (0.74%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (40.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (11.85%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 6 (4.44%) QA
4 4 (2.96%) COBIT
5 2 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.48%) SLA
6 1 (0.74%) BS25999
6 1 (0.74%) GPG13
System Software
1 19 (14.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.44%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) SCCM
1 1 (0.74%) SCOM
1 1 (0.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.41%) Oracle
3 7 (5.19%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.44%) NetIQ
5 2 (1.48%) SAP
5 2 (1.48%) Symantec
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco
6 1 (0.74%) Qualys
6 1 (0.74%) Splunk
6 1 (0.74%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.74%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.74%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) EMC
6 1 (0.74%) Apple
6 1 (0.74%) Unisys
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