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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 859 873 914
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 46 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.059% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.061% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 40 31 38
Median salary £48,250 £55,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.06% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £46,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £70,000 £69,650
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +12.82%
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
92453 99453 107485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.54% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78542 81989 87997
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +11 17 £60,000 -11.11% 2
South East +19 8 £43,750 -18.60% 2
South West -3 6 £41,250 -31.25% 1
West Midlands -15 4 £52,500 - 1
North West +14 3 £65,000 +4.00%
East Midlands +16 2 - -
Yorkshire +8 2 £46,000 +2.79% 1
East of England +7 2 £43,000 -21.81%
North East - 2 £39,750 - 1
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 98 (91.59%) Information Security
2 65 (60.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (36.45%) Firewall
4 35 (32.71%) Windows
5 34 (31.78%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (31.78%) Data Protection
6 33 (30.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 33 (30.84%) Legal
7 32 (29.91%) Linux
8 27 (25.23%) CISSP
9 25 (23.36%) Information Governance
10 24 (22.43%) Risk Analysis
10 24 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (22.43%) SaaS
10 24 (22.43%) Intrusion Detection
10 24 (22.43%) Xen
11 21 (19.63%) Information Security Management
11 21 (19.63%) Security Management
11 21 (19.63%) CISM
11 21 (19.63%) ITIL
12 17 (15.89%) Finance
13 15 (14.02%) COBIT
13 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (13.08%) PCI DSS
15 13 (12.15%) Management Information System
16 12 (11.21%) CISA
16 12 (11.21%) Risk Management
16 12 (11.21%) Business Continuity
16 12 (11.21%) Degree
17 11 (10.28%) Risk Assessment

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 (1.87%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.93%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 24 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (22.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.45%) Firewall
2 24 (22.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (7.48%) Network Security
4 5 (4.67%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.87%) Intranet
5 2 (1.87%) SAN
5 2 (1.87%) VPN
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.87%) DB2
2 1 (0.93%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (30.84%) Legal
2 17 (15.89%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Law
5 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) .NET
1 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
1 4 (3.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.93%) CSS
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
2 1 (0.93%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.93%) RESTful
2 1 (0.93%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.93%) SOAP
2 1 (0.93%) WCF
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.93%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.87%) Reinsurance
4 2 (1.87%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) BBC
5 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.93%) Life Science
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) New Media
5 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.71%) Windows
2 32 (29.91%) Linux
3 3 (2.80%) Unix
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (91.59%) Information Security
2 34 (31.78%) Data Protection
2 34 (31.78%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (30.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 25 (23.36%) Information Governance
5 24 (22.43%) Risk Analysis
6 21 (19.63%) Information Security Management
6 21 (19.63%) ITIL
6 21 (19.63%) Security Management
7 12 (11.21%) Business Continuity
7 12 (11.21%) Risk Management
8 11 (10.28%) Line Management
8 11 (10.28%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (9.35%) Security Operations
10 9 (8.41%) BCP
10 9 (8.41%) Business Continuity Planning
11 7 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.54%) IT Audit
12 6 (5.61%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (5.61%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.74%) SQL
2 1 (0.93%) C#
2 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) CISSP
2 21 (19.63%) CISM
3 12 (11.21%) CISA
3 12 (11.21%) Degree
4 5 (4.67%) CEH
4 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.80%) CREST Certified
5 3 (2.80%) CSSLP
5 3 (2.80%) ISSAP
5 3 (2.80%) ISSEP
6 2 (1.87%) CCNA
6 2 (1.87%) CFCE
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) EnCE
6 2 (1.87%) GCIH
7 1 (0.93%) MBA
7 1 (0.93%) OSCP
7 1 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (60.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.02%) COBIT
3 14 (13.08%) PCI DSS
4 10 (9.35%) HIPAA
5 3 (2.80%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.93%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.93%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 24 (22.43%) Xen
2 2 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) EnCase
Vendors
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.80%) IBM
3 3 (2.80%) SAP
4 2 (1.87%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.87%) Citrix
4 2 (1.87%) NetIQ
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle
4 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.87%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) CA
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) Forcepoint
5 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.93%) Informatica
5 1 (0.93%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.93%) Juniper
5 1 (0.93%) Remedy
5 1 (0.93%) Splunk
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