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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 584 621 601
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -20
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 19 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.018% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.040% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 11
Average salary £65,000 £56,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% +43.58%
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £75,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-53.00% +114.28%
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
18250 20067 19545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.61% 46.22% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14908 15926 16013
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in London

Freedom of Information
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
City of London +7 1 £32,000 -31.91%
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information 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.

1 20 (83.33%) Data Protection
2 17 (70.83%) Freedom of Information Act
3 15 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 12 (50.00%) Information Security
5 11 (45.83%) Cyber Security
6 10 (41.67%) Information Assurance
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (29.17%) Marketing
7 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
8 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.83%) NAS
9 5 (20.83%) RHCSA
9 5 (20.83%) Line Management
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) Clustering
9 5 (20.83%) OCP
9 5 (20.83%) OCA
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (20.83%) SAN
9 5 (20.83%) Veritas
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing Freedom of Information 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SPSS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) NAS
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Star Schema
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) OLAP
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
General
1 7 (29.17%) Marketing
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Security Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Operations Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Operations Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 2 (8.33%) UX Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Advisor
5 1 (4.17%) Information Governance Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Freedom of Information Act
2 15 (62.50%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
4 5 (20.83%) Clustering
5 4 (16.67%) Social Media
6 3 (12.50%) CESG
6 3 (12.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (8.33%) PMI
7 2 (8.33%) Graphic Design
7 2 (8.33%) User Experience
7 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
8 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Solaris
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Data Protection
2 12 (50.00%) Information Security
3 11 (45.83%) Cyber Security
4 10 (41.67%) Information Assurance
5 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
6 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (20.83%) Line Management
7 5 (20.83%) Programme Management
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 3 (12.50%) ISMS
9 3 (12.50%) SIEM
9 3 (12.50%) Change Control
9 3 (12.50%) Workflow
9 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.33%) Change Management
10 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) RHCSA
3 5 (20.83%) OCP
3 5 (20.83%) OCA
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) WCAG
2 2 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) VMware
1 5 (20.83%) Veritas
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft