The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 619 619 623
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 11 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.058% 0.010% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
Average salary £67,500 £45,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.35% -11.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,100 £41,700
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,900 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary - £35,858 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -31.69%
Freedom of Information Act
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19058 19966 21132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.57% 44.79% 44.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15855 15986 17661
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in London

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the London region.

Freedom of Information Act Salary Trend in London

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Freedom of Information Act Salary Histogram in London

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information Act also 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 that cited Freedom of Information Act.

1 12 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (91.67%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (58.33%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 6 (50.00%) Cyber Security
5 5 (41.67%) Perl
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Solaris
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) OCP
5 5 (41.67%) OCA
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) Veritas
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) Clustering
5 5 (41.67%) Programme Management
5 5 (41.67%) Marketing
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information Act also 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 that cited Freedom of Information Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
1 5 (41.67%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 11 (91.67%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) CESG
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (8.33%) PMI
4 1 (8.33%) Social Media
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
1 5 (41.67%) Solaris
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 5 (41.67%) Line Management
4 5 (41.67%) Programme Management
4 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) ISMS
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Change Control
8 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (8.33%) Analytics
8 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) SIEM
8 1 (8.33%) People Management
8 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) RHCSA
2 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) OCP
2 5 (41.67%) OCA
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Veritas
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (41.67%) VMware