The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 643 652 680
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 17 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.056% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.058% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 14
Average salary £60,000 £66,250 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% +12.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £57,750 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
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
40551 42788 46715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.83% 95.79% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 35129 36019 38486
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 April 2016.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in London

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Information Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Specialist in their job title.

1 28 (87.50%) Information Security
2 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (37.50%) ITIL
4 11 (34.38%) Information Security Management
4 11 (34.38%) Security Management
4 11 (34.38%) COBIT
5 10 (31.25%) CISSP
6 9 (28.13%) Firewall
6 9 (28.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (28.13%) Line Management
6 9 (28.13%) Security Operations
7 8 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (25.00%) CISM
8 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
8 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) Legal
10 5 (15.63%) CISA
10 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
11 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
11 4 (12.50%) IT Governance
11 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (12.50%) SDLC
11 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
11 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 4 (12.50%) BCP
12 3 (9.38%) Linux

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the London region that cited Information Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) SailPoint
1 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) New Media
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Information Security
2 12 (37.50%) ITIL
3 11 (34.38%) Information Security Management
3 11 (34.38%) Security Management
4 9 (28.13%) Line Management
4 9 (28.13%) Security Operations
4 9 (28.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (12.50%) BCP
7 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 4 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
7 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) ITSM
8 3 (9.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CISSP
2 8 (25.00%) CISM
3 5 (15.63%) CISA
4 3 (9.38%) CREST Certified
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) CEH
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CISMP
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) ECSA
6 1 (3.13%) MBA
6 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (34.38%) COBIT
3 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Forcepoint
3 1 (3.13%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.13%) Juniper
3 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.13%) NetIQ
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk
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