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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 822 903 859
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -44
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 69 37 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.036% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.038% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 61 25 73
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £40,325
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £54,000 £70,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.59%
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
88379 98270 105547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 75125 82336 85945
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +76 32 £75,000 +44.92% 3
West Midlands - 13 £51,000 - 3
Yorkshire +34 11 £61,250 +36.11% 2
South East +25 6 £52,500 -
South West +5 4 £67,500 +100.00%
East of England +27 3 £56,250 +50.00% 3
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 109 (91.60%) Information Security
2 49 (41.18%) CISSP
3 39 (32.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (29.41%) CISM
5 32 (26.89%) Data Protection
6 30 (25.21%) Finance
7 28 (23.53%) CISA
7 28 (23.53%) PCI DSS
8 26 (21.85%) Risk Management
9 25 (21.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 22 (18.49%) Security Management
11 21 (17.65%) Firewall
12 20 (16.81%) Information Security Management
13 18 (15.13%) Cybersecurity
14 16 (13.45%) Degree
14 16 (13.45%) Management Information System
14 16 (13.45%) Windows
15 14 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
16 13 (10.92%) SIEM
17 12 (10.08%) Risk Assessment
18 11 (9.24%) COBIT
19 10 (8.40%) ArcSight
19 10 (8.40%) Security Operations
19 10 (8.40%) Data Protection Act
19 10 (8.40%) Linux
19 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
19 10 (8.40%) VPN
20 9 (7.56%) Retail
20 9 (7.56%) CRISC
21 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (1.68%) IIS
1 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.84%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.65%) Firewall
2 10 (8.40%) VPN
3 6 (5.04%) Network Security
4 4 (3.36%) Wireless
5 3 (2.52%) DHCP
5 3 (2.52%) DNS
5 3 (2.52%) SAN
5 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.52%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.68%) Internet
6 2 (1.68%) Intranet
6 2 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.68%) VLAN
6 2 (1.68%) WAN
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.84%) LAN
7 1 (0.84%) MPLS
7 1 (0.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.84%) Essbase
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) AppScan
General
1 30 (25.21%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Retail
3 7 (5.88%) Legal
4 5 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.36%) Marketing
6 3 (2.52%) Banking
6 3 (2.52%) Law
7 1 (0.84%) Electronics
7 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.84%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) .NET
1 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.68%) Middleware
1 2 (1.68%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.84%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.84%) CSS
2 1 (0.84%) EDI
2 1 (0.84%) HTML
2 1 (0.84%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.84%) RESTful
2 1 (0.84%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.84%) SOAP
2 1 (0.84%) WCF
2 1 (0.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.40%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.84%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.84%) BYOD
6 1 (0.84%) CESG
6 1 (0.84%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.84%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.84%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.45%) Windows
2 10 (8.40%) Linux
3 6 (5.04%) Unix
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.84%) Solaris
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (91.60%) Information Security
2 32 (26.89%) Data Protection
3 26 (21.85%) Risk Management
4 25 (21.01%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 22 (18.49%) Security Management
6 20 (16.81%) Information Security Management
7 18 (15.13%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
9 13 (10.92%) SIEM
10 12 (10.08%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (8.40%) Security Operations
12 8 (6.72%) ITIL
13 7 (5.88%) Business Continuity
13 7 (5.88%) Data Security
13 7 (5.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 7 (5.88%) Security Architecture
13 7 (5.88%) Service Management
14 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (5.04%) ISMS
14 6 (5.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.36%) SQL
2 1 (0.84%) C#
2 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (41.18%) CISSP
2 35 (29.41%) CISM
3 28 (23.53%) CISA
4 16 (13.45%) Degree
5 9 (7.56%) CRISC
6 8 (6.72%) CEH
7 6 (5.04%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.52%) SSCP
9 2 (1.68%) CFCE
9 2 (1.68%) EnCE
9 2 (1.68%) GCFA
9 2 (1.68%) GCIH
9 2 (1.68%) GIAC
9 2 (1.68%) SANS
10 1 (0.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.84%) IISP
10 1 (0.84%) MBA
10 1 (0.84%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (32.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 11 (9.24%) COBIT
4 3 (2.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.84%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.52%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.68%) Xen
5 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) EnCase
2 1 (0.84%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.84%) Nessus
2 1 (0.84%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (8.40%) ArcSight
1 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.20%) CheckPoint
2 5 (4.20%) Cisco
3 4 (3.36%) VMware
4 3 (2.52%) Forcepoint
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle
5 2 (1.68%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (1.68%) NetIQ
5 2 (1.68%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.68%) Tufin
6 1 (0.84%) CA
6 1 (0.84%) FireEye
6 1 (0.84%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.84%) IBM
6 1 (0.84%) Intel Security
6 1 (0.84%) Qualys
6 1 (0.84%) Remedy
6 1 (0.84%) SAP
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits packages
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefit package
Posted: 14 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago