The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 857 800 880
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +80
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 45 56 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.054% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.057% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 39 40 15
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £31,925 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,600 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-3.64% -1.53%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Information Specialist
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -41 15 £58,750 +80.76% 3
West Midlands +14 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East -14 9 £69,750 +81.16%
East of England -9 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Yorkshire -42 2 £43,250 -
East Midlands -24 1 £47,500 -
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 110 (95.65%) Information Security
2 77 (66.96%) CISSP
3 55 (47.83%) CISM
4 46 (40.00%) Firewall
5 45 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 35 (30.43%) Finance
7 31 (26.96%) Linux
8 29 (25.22%) Penetration Testing
9 26 (22.61%) UNIX
10 24 (20.87%) Cyber-Ark
11 23 (20.00%) Network Security
12 19 (16.52%) Ethical Hacking
13 18 (15.65%) Management Information System
14 16 (13.91%) CISA
14 16 (13.91%) Internet
15 15 (13.04%) CEH
15 15 (13.04%) GIAC
16 14 (12.17%) Law
16 14 (12.17%) PCI DSS
17 13 (11.30%) Legal
17 13 (11.30%) TCP/IP
18 12 (10.43%) Data Protection
19 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
20 9 (7.83%) ITIL
20 9 (7.83%) .NET
20 9 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
21 7 (6.09%) Change Control
21 7 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
21 7 (6.09%) CCNA
21 7 (6.09%) COBIT

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (2.61%) IIS
2 1 (0.87%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (40.00%) Firewall
2 23 (20.00%) Network Security
3 16 (13.91%) Internet
4 13 (11.30%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.35%) Broadband
6 4 (3.48%) Intranet
7 3 (2.61%) LAN
7 3 (2.61%) WAN
8 2 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.74%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.74%) HTTP
8 2 (1.74%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) Big Data
1 2 (1.74%) Spotfire
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.87%) QlikView
2 1 (0.87%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.87%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (30.43%) Finance
2 14 (12.17%) Law
3 13 (11.30%) Legal
4 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.35%) Banking
6 4 (3.48%) Advertising
7 3 (2.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.87%) Games
8 1 (0.87%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) .NET
2 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.35%) PKI
2 5 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.48%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.61%) RMADS
5 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.87%) Online Games
5 1 (0.87%) CESG
5 1 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.96%) Linux
2 26 (22.61%) UNIX
3 4 (3.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (95.65%) Information Security
2 29 (25.22%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (16.52%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (10.43%) Data Protection
5 9 (7.83%) ITIL
5 9 (7.83%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (6.09%) Change Control
7 6 (5.22%) Security Testing
7 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.22%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.35%) Information Assurance
8 5 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (3.48%) Security Management
10 3 (2.61%) Information Security Management
10 3 (2.61%) Change Management
10 3 (2.61%) Project Management
10 3 (2.61%) SIEM
11 2 (1.74%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.48%) Java
2 3 (2.61%) SQL
3 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.87%) Perl
4 1 (0.87%) C
4 1 (0.87%) C++
4 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 77 (66.96%) CISSP
2 55 (47.83%) CISM
3 16 (13.91%) CISA
4 15 (13.04%) CEH
4 15 (13.04%) GIAC
5 7 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.09%) CCNA
6 6 (5.22%) GPEN
7 4 (3.48%) CCSA
7 4 (3.48%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.61%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (2.61%) GWAPT
9 2 (1.74%) GCED
9 2 (1.74%) CSSLP
9 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.87%) MCSE
10 1 (0.87%) CCNP
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (12.17%) PCI DSS
3 7 (6.09%) COBIT
4 2 (1.74%) COSO
5 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.87%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Nmap
2 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Nessus
2 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (20.87%) Cyber-Ark
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle
5 2 (1.74%) Tableau
5 2 (1.74%) Informatica
6 1 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.87%) CA
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco
6 1 (0.87%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.87%) Talend
6 1 (0.87%) Splunk
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