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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 646 664 684
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +20
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 14 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.020% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.044% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 7
Median salary £42,500 £57,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +45.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £68,100 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £35,250 £50,822
% change year-on-year
+37.58% -30.63%
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
19720 20605 23382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.74% 45.60% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16655 16768 18940
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £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
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 2 May 2016.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in London

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 (58.82%) Data Protection
2 9 (52.94%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
5 6 (35.29%) Information Assurance
5 6 (35.29%) Information Governance
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Legal
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) ISEB
7 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (17.65%) SPSS
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
7 3 (17.65%) Records Management
7 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
8 2 (11.76%) Social Media
8 2 (11.76%) Marketing

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 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SPSS
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) OLAP
2 2 (11.76%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 4 (23.53%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Information Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Governance Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Information Governance Manager
3 3 (17.65%) ICT Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Security Assurance Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing Communications Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (11.76%) Blog
4 2 (11.76%) CESG
4 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
4 2 (11.76%) Social Media
5 1 (5.88%) NHS
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Data Protection
2 9 (52.94%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
5 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (35.29%) Information Assurance
5 6 (35.29%) Information Governance
6 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Records Management
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) Case Management
8 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.76%) ISMS
8 2 (11.76%) Network Management
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) CITP
3 2 (11.76%) CLAS
3 2 (11.76%) MBCS
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (11.76%) BS7799
4 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.88%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau