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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 593 638 591
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -47
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 14 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.020% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.043% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 15
Average salary £55,000 £54,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +39.10%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £50,822 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-31.13% +69.40%
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
18594 20989 19621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.46% 46.20% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15133 16813 16017
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +8 1 £52,500 +11.70%
Freedom of Information
England

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 22 (78.57%) Data Protection
2 18 (64.29%) Freedom of Information Act
3 15 (53.57%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (42.86%) Cyber Security
4 12 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 12 (42.86%) Information Security
5 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
5 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) Information Assurance
7 8 (28.57%) Marketing
8 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
9 6 (21.43%) Degree
10 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
10 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
10 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (17.86%) NAS
10 5 (17.86%) Line Management
10 5 (17.86%) RHCSA
10 5 (17.86%) Clustering
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (17.86%) VMware
10 5 (17.86%) Perl
10 5 (17.86%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) Oracle

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SPSS
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
1 5 (17.86%) NAS
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) OLAP
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) Star Schema
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 8 (28.57%) Marketing
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Security Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Operations Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 2 (7.14%) UX Designer
4 2 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (3.57%) Information Governance Manager
5 1 (3.57%) NHS Information Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Information Governance Officer
5 1 (3.57%) Information Governance Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
1 2 (7.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Freedom of Information Act
2 15 (53.57%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (17.86%) Clustering
4 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
5 4 (14.29%) Social Media
6 3 (10.71%) CESG
6 3 (10.71%) NHS
6 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
7 2 (7.14%) PMI
7 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design
7 2 (7.14%) User Experience
7 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) UNIX
1 5 (17.86%) Solaris
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Data Protection
2 12 (42.86%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) Cyber Security
3 9 (32.14%) Information Assurance
4 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
6 5 (17.86%) Migration
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.86%) Line Management
7 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.71%) Workflow
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.71%) Information Governance
8 3 (10.71%) Change Control
8 3 (10.71%) SIEM
9 2 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Perl
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
3 5 (17.86%) RHCSA
3 5 (17.86%) OCP
3 5 (17.86%) OCA
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) WCAG
2 2 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
1 5 (17.86%) Veritas
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft