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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 842 822 811
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 39 81 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.075% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.079% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 24 72 40
Average salary £45,000 £58,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,325 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £71,250 £64,150
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,325 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.59% -19.35%
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
97611 102712 93841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82251 83877 78553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 12 £68,750 +14.58% 1
Yorkshire +12 9 £45,000 -40.00% 2
East Midlands +8 8 £48,750 +14.70% 1
East of England +4 4 £37,500 -25.00% 3
South West -16 4 £33,750 - 1
South East +1 2 - -
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 70 (74.47%) Information Security
2 35 (37.23%) Management Information System
2 35 (37.23%) Web Services
3 34 (36.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (35.11%) CISSP
5 27 (28.72%) Telecoms
6 25 (26.60%) Finance
6 25 (26.60%) Project Management
6 25 (26.60%) SQL
7 24 (25.53%) Java
8 23 (24.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
9 22 (23.40%) E-Commerce
10 21 (22.34%) Network Security
11 20 (21.28%) HL7
11 20 (21.28%) XACML
11 20 (21.28%) Analytics
11 20 (21.28%) C++
11 20 (21.28%) XML
11 20 (21.28%) XSLT
11 20 (21.28%) OOP
11 20 (21.28%) OO
11 20 (21.28%) IBM
11 20 (21.28%) Identity Management
11 20 (21.28%) InterSystems
11 20 (21.28%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (21.28%) InterSystems Cache
12 18 (19.15%) Risk Management
13 16 (17.02%) CISA
14 15 (15.96%) Windows

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) Network Security
2 10 (10.64%) Firewall
3 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.19%) VPN
5 2 (2.13%) SAN
5 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.06%) LAN
6 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 27 (28.72%) Telecoms
2 25 (26.60%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Electronics
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Law
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Military
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (37.23%) Web Services
2 20 (21.28%) XML
2 20 (21.28%) XSLT
2 20 (21.28%) XACML
3 5 (5.32%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (37.23%) Management Information System
2 22 (23.40%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.38%) PKI
5 3 (3.19%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.19%) DTV
6 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.13%) Economics
6 2 (2.13%) RMADS
7 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) NHS
7 1 (1.06%) BBC
7 1 (1.06%) CESG
7 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) UNIX
3 8 (8.51%) Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (74.47%) Information Security
2 25 (26.60%) Project Management
3 23 (24.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 22 (23.40%) E-Commerce
5 20 (21.28%) OOP
5 20 (21.28%) OO
5 20 (21.28%) Identity Management
5 20 (21.28%) Requirements Analysis
5 20 (21.28%) Analytics
6 18 (19.15%) Risk Management
7 15 (15.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (10.64%) SIEM
8 10 (10.64%) Open Source
9 9 (9.57%) Data Protection
10 8 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (8.51%) Incident Management
10 8 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (7.45%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (6.38%) Information Assurance
12 6 (6.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) SQL
2 24 (25.53%) Java
3 20 (21.28%) C++
4 2 (2.13%) Perl
4 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.06%) Python
5 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (35.11%) CISSP
2 16 (17.02%) CISA
3 13 (13.83%) CISM
4 10 (10.64%) CEH
5 8 (8.51%) Degree
5 8 (8.51%) GIAC
6 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
7 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) CRISC
9 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.06%) CISMP
10 1 (1.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (36.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (21.28%) HL7
3 15 (15.96%) PCI DSS
4 9 (9.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (4.26%) COBIT
6 2 (2.13%) MiFID
6 2 (2.13%) Basel II
6 2 (2.13%) EMIR
6 2 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) IBM
1 20 (21.28%) InterSystems
2 3 (3.19%) SAP
2 3 (3.19%) Cisco
2 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
2 3 (3.19%) Splunk
3 2 (2.13%) Symantec
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) AppSense
4 1 (1.06%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.06%) Capita
4 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.06%) Qualys
4 1 (1.06%) Juniper
4 1 (1.06%) Websense
4 1 (1.06%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.06%) FireEye
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
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