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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 804 780 807
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 78 50 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.049% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.052% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 69 42 32
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,325 £35,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £69,350 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,325 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +5.26%
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
101022 95344 106346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.22% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 82464 79867 91509
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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 +35 56 £60,000 +26.31% 3
South East -20 10 £40,163 -0.83% 1
East Midlands -4 5 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £75,000 -
East of England - 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands -11 1 £60,000 +20.00%
South West -13 1 - - 1
North West -13 1 £42,500 -10.52%
Information Specialist
UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 126 (96.92%) Information Security
2 84 (64.62%) CISSP
3 51 (39.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (38.46%) Network Security
5 48 (36.92%) Firewall
6 47 (36.15%) CISM
7 42 (32.31%) Management Information System
7 42 (32.31%) CEH
8 41 (31.54%) ITIL
9 39 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
10 33 (25.38%) Internet
11 29 (22.31%) Risk Management
12 28 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
12 28 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (21.54%) TCP/IP
12 28 (21.54%) MCSE
13 27 (20.77%) Finance
14 25 (19.23%) Law
14 25 (19.23%) ISMS
15 23 (17.69%) Windows
16 22 (16.92%) Linux
17 21 (16.15%) GIAC
17 21 (16.15%) Degree
18 19 (14.62%) CISA
19 17 (13.08%) Security Management
19 17 (13.08%) Active Directory
19 17 (13.08%) Information Assurance
20 16 (12.31%) PCI DSS
20 16 (12.31%) Legal
21 14 (10.77%) UNIX

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (9.23%) IIS
2 10 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.23%) assyst
2 2 (1.54%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.54%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 50 (38.46%) Network Security
2 48 (36.92%) Firewall
3 33 (25.38%) Internet
4 28 (21.54%) TCP/IP
5 13 (10.00%) Intranet
6 11 (8.46%) Wireshark
7 10 (7.69%) DNS
7 10 (7.69%) DHCP
8 8 (6.15%) LAN
8 8 (6.15%) WAN
9 5 (3.85%) Wireless
9 5 (3.85%) Broadband
9 5 (3.85%) VPN
10 3 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.77%) DMZ
11 1 (0.77%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.77%) LDAP
11 1 (0.77%) VoIP
11 1 (0.77%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) MySQL
1 10 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (20.77%) Finance
2 25 (19.23%) Law
3 16 (12.31%) Legal
4 12 (9.23%) Banking
5 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.08%) Games
7 2 (1.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.77%) Advertising
8 1 (0.77%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) LAMP
2 7 (5.38%) .NET
2 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.77%) SAML
3 1 (0.77%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.31%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.46%) CESG
3 10 (7.69%) Clustering
4 8 (6.15%) Cryptography
4 8 (6.15%) PKI
5 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.62%) Kindle
7 5 (3.85%) Smartphone
8 4 (3.08%) Online Games
9 3 (2.31%) RMADS
10 2 (1.54%) FMCG
11 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.77%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.69%) Windows
2 22 (16.92%) Linux
3 14 (10.77%) UNIX
4 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.46%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.77%) Android
6 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (96.92%) Information Security
2 41 (31.54%) ITIL
3 39 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 29 (22.31%) Risk Management
5 28 (21.54%) Penetration Testing
6 25 (19.23%) ISMS
7 17 (13.08%) Information Assurance
7 17 (13.08%) Security Management
8 14 (10.77%) Cyber Security
9 13 (10.00%) Change Control
10 12 (9.23%) Data Protection
10 12 (9.23%) Information Security Management
11 10 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (6.92%) SIEM
13 8 (6.15%) OWASP
13 8 (6.15%) Security Testing
13 8 (6.15%) Project Management
14 7 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (4.62%) Risk Assessment
16 5 (3.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.77%) SQL
2 7 (5.38%) Python
2 7 (5.38%) C
2 7 (5.38%) C++
2 7 (5.38%) Java
2 7 (5.38%) Perl
3 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 84 (64.62%) CISSP
2 47 (36.15%) CISM
3 42 (32.31%) CEH
4 28 (21.54%) MCSE
4 28 (21.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (16.15%) Degree
5 21 (16.15%) GIAC
6 19 (14.62%) CISA
7 13 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (8.46%) DV Cleared
9 10 (7.69%) SC Cleared
10 8 (6.15%) CCNA
10 8 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (6.15%) GPEN
11 7 (5.38%) OSCP
11 7 (5.38%) CCNP
11 7 (5.38%) RHCE
11 7 (5.38%) GSEC
12 2 (1.54%) GCIH
13 1 (0.77%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (39.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (12.31%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.62%) ISO 9001
4 5 (3.85%) COBIT
5 4 (3.08%) QA
6 2 (1.54%) SLA
6 2 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.77%) COSO
7 1 (0.77%) GPG13
7 1 (0.77%) BS25999
System Software
1 17 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.15%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Nessus
2 1 (0.77%) SCCM
2 1 (0.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (4.62%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.08%) NetIQ
4 4 (3.08%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco
5 2 (1.54%) SAP
5 2 (1.54%) Symantec
6 1 (0.77%) Qualys
6 1 (0.77%) Splunk
6 1 (0.77%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.77%) HP
6 1 (0.77%) EMC
6 1 (0.77%) Apple
6 1 (0.77%) Unisys
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