The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 618 578 678
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +100
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 2 83 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.19% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.011% 0.40% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 2
Median salary £46,500 £57,700 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.41% +3.03%
UK excluding London median salary £32,250 £43,627 £27,600
% change year-on-year
-26.07% +58.06%
Freedom of Information
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
18096 20962 22081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.92% 47.15% 45.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15282 17055 18017
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in London

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in London

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

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in London

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Data Protection
3 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (43.75%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) Information Assurance
4 7 (43.75%) Information Governance
5 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) Project Management
6 5 (31.25%) Legal
7 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) Network Management
8 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (18.75%) Records Management
8 3 (18.75%) CLAS
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) MBCS
8 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (18.75%) ISMS
8 3 (18.75%) CITP
8 3 (18.75%) ISEB

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SPSS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) OLAP
2 2 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 5 (31.25%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Information Manager
2 7 (43.75%) Governance Manager
2 7 (43.75%) Information Governance Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Security Assurance Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Security Manager
4 3 (18.75%) ICT Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing Communications Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Governance Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Governance Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
5 2 (12.50%) Blog
5 2 (12.50%) CESG
5 2 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (12.50%) Social Media
6 1 (6.25%) NHS
6 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Data Protection
3 7 (43.75%) Information Assurance
3 7 (43.75%) Information Governance
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
7 3 (18.75%) ISMS
7 3 (18.75%) Network Management
7 3 (18.75%) Records Management
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 2 (12.50%) Case Management
8 2 (12.50%) Change Management
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 2 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CITP
2 3 (18.75%) CLAS
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MBCS
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) BS7799
2 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (12.50%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau