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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Specialist
UK / England
Rank 790 822 858
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 55 72 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.078% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.081% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 53 59 48
Median salary £47,500 £43,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -18.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,750 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -18.09%

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
76009 88690 93012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.51% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63572 75206 77885
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 24 £47,250 -0.52% 1
Yorkshire +33 9 £50,000 +25.00%
West Midlands +7 9 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South East +64 4 £75,000 +61.29%
North West -17 4 £38,000 -33.91%
East Midlands +10 3 £45,000 -
South West +12 2 £53,750 +53.57%
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 146 (94.19%) Information Security
2 74 (47.74%) CISSP
3 63 (40.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (36.77%) PCI DSS
5 47 (30.32%) Penetration Testing
6 43 (27.74%) Risk Management
7 39 (25.16%) Data Protection
8 38 (24.52%) Firewall
9 35 (22.58%) Finance
10 34 (21.94%) Cybersecurity
11 32 (20.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 31 (20.00%) CISM
13 25 (16.13%) CISA
14 24 (15.48%) SIEM
15 22 (14.19%) Degree
16 21 (13.55%) Retail
17 18 (11.61%) Risk Assessment
17 18 (11.61%) TCP/IP
17 18 (11.61%) ISMS
17 18 (11.61%) Information Assurance
17 18 (11.61%) Network Security
18 17 (10.97%) Management Information System
19 16 (10.32%) Security Management
19 16 (10.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 15 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
20 15 (9.68%) CEH
20 15 (9.68%) ITIL
20 15 (9.68%) Windows
21 14 (9.03%) Microsoft
21 14 (9.03%) Banking

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 9 (5.81%) IIS
2 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.52%) assyst
2 4 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.52%) Firewall
2 18 (11.61%) Network Security
2 18 (11.61%) TCP/IP
3 15 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (8.39%) VPN
5 11 (7.10%) Internet
6 9 (5.81%) Wireshark
7 8 (5.16%) VLAN
7 8 (5.16%) WAN
7 8 (5.16%) Wireless
8 6 (3.87%) SSL
9 5 (3.23%) DHCP
9 5 (3.23%) DNS
10 4 (2.58%) LAN
11 3 (1.94%) SAN
11 3 (1.94%) WLAN
12 1 (0.65%) Intranet
12 1 (0.65%) LDAP
12 1 (0.65%) MPLS
12 1 (0.65%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.87%) Big Data
3 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Burp Suite
General
1 35 (22.58%) Finance
2 21 (13.55%) Retail
3 14 (9.03%) Banking
3 14 (9.03%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.52%) Legal
5 3 (1.94%) Law
6 2 (1.29%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.87%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.58%) .NET
2 4 (2.58%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.58%) Node.js
2 4 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.94%) Middleware
3 3 (1.94%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.29%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.97%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.74%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.87%) PKI
4 6 (3.87%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.58%) NHS
6 3 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.94%) Life Science
6 3 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.29%) Statistics
8 1 (0.65%) BYOD
8 1 (0.65%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.68%) Windows
2 9 (5.81%) Linux
3 8 (5.16%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (94.19%) Information Security
2 47 (30.32%) Penetration Testing
3 43 (27.74%) Risk Management
4 39 (25.16%) Data Protection
5 34 (21.94%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (20.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 24 (15.48%) SIEM
8 18 (11.61%) Information Assurance
8 18 (11.61%) ISMS
8 18 (11.61%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (10.32%) Security Management
9 16 (10.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 15 (9.68%) ITIL
11 13 (8.39%) Incident Management
12 12 (7.74%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (7.74%) Security Architecture
12 12 (7.74%) Security Testing
12 12 (7.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.45%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 10 (6.45%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.23%) SQL
2 4 (2.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 74 (47.74%) CISSP
2 31 (20.00%) CISM
3 25 (16.13%) CISA
4 22 (14.19%) Degree
5 15 (9.68%) CEH
6 12 (7.74%) SANS
7 10 (6.45%) CRISC
7 10 (6.45%) GIAC
8 7 (4.52%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (4.52%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (3.87%) IISP
9 6 (3.87%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.87%) SSCP
10 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.58%) GCFA
11 3 (1.94%) CCNA
11 3 (1.94%) CCNP
12 2 (1.29%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (40.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (36.77%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.87%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.94%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.65%) QA
6 1 (0.65%) RMADS
6 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (7.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 8 (5.16%) CSIRT
3 6 (3.87%) Nessus
4 3 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.94%) SCCM
5 2 (1.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.45%) ArcSight
3 6 (3.87%) Qualys
3 6 (3.87%) Splunk
4 4 (2.58%) Cisco
5 3 (1.94%) NetApp
6 2 (1.29%) CA
6 2 (1.29%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.29%) IBM
6 2 (1.29%) NetIQ
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle
7 1 (0.65%) FireEye
7 1 (0.65%) VMware
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