The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Information Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 572 655 606
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -49
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 38 16 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.036% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.038% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 12 60
Median salary £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £49,150 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £74,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
Information Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
35846 42011 43917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.65% 95.79% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31060 35769 36543
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Information Specialist in the job title.

Information Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in London

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

Information Specialist Salary Trend in London

Information Specialist
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Information Specialist
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +54 5 £61,000 -18.66% 1
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, Information Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 54 (96.43%) Information Security
2 29 (51.79%) CISSP
3 20 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 13 (23.21%) PCI DSS
7 12 (21.43%) CISM
7 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
8 11 (19.64%) SIEM
8 11 (19.64%) Degree
9 10 (17.86%) SANS
9 10 (17.86%) GIAC
9 10 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (16.07%) Data Security
11 8 (14.29%) CISA
11 8 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Finance
11 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 7 (12.50%) Security Architecture
12 7 (12.50%) Information Assurance
13 6 (10.71%) ISMS
13 6 (10.71%) assyst
13 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
13 6 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (10.71%) Security Operations
13 6 (10.71%) Change Control
13 6 (10.71%) CEH
14 5 (8.93%) Firewall
14 5 (8.93%) Information Security Governance
14 5 (8.93%) ArcSight

Information Specialist Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Network Security
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) AppScan
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Law
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.79%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (1.79%) Node.js
1 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.79%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (1.79%) Ontologies
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (96.43%) Information Security
2 20 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 12 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 11 (19.64%) SIEM
6 10 (17.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (16.07%) Data Security
8 8 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (12.50%) Information Assurance
9 7 (12.50%) Security Architecture
10 6 (10.71%) Change Control
10 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
10 6 (10.71%) ISMS
10 6 (10.71%) Security Operations
11 5 (8.93%) Information Security Governance
11 5 (8.93%) Remediation Plan
12 4 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
12 4 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
12 4 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
12 4 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (51.79%) CISSP
2 12 (21.43%) CISM
3 11 (19.64%) Degree
4 10 (17.86%) GIAC
4 10 (17.86%) SANS
5 8 (14.29%) CISA
6 6 (10.71%) CEH
7 4 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (7.14%) GCFA
7 4 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (3.57%) CRISC
8 2 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (23.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) ArcSight
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) FireEye
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Qualys
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