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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 596 580 592
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 28 35 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.082% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.087% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 11
Average salary £60,000 £56,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
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
38883 40117 42236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.84% 93.86% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33115 32901 36375
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Docklands, London - 7 - -
Uxbridge - 4 £60,000 -
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 64 (90.14%) Information Security
2 50 (70.42%) CISSP
3 33 (46.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (43.66%) Firewall
5 22 (30.99%) CEH
6 20 (28.17%) GIAC
6 20 (28.17%) Network Security
6 20 (28.17%) Security Management
6 20 (28.17%) Law
7 18 (25.35%) CISM
7 18 (25.35%) ITIL
8 17 (23.94%) Ethical Hacking
8 17 (23.94%) ISMS
9 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
10 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
10 15 (21.13%) Legal
11 14 (19.72%) Risk Management
11 14 (19.72%) Information Security Management
12 13 (18.31%) Internet
13 12 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (15.49%) Finance
14 11 (15.49%) CISA
14 11 (15.49%) UNIX
15 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (14.08%) Cyber Security
16 9 (12.68%) Banking
16 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
17 8 (11.27%) CheckPoint
17 8 (11.27%) Windows
17 8 (11.27%) Risk Assessment

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (5.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 31 (43.66%) Firewall
2 20 (28.17%) Network Security
3 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
4 13 (18.31%) Internet
5 7 (9.86%) Intranet
6 6 (8.45%) VPN
7 4 (5.63%) Wireless
8 2 (2.82%) DWDM
8 2 (2.82%) LAN
8 2 (2.82%) SDH
9 1 (1.41%) DHCP
9 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.41%) SNMP
9 1 (1.41%) DNS
9 1 (1.41%) LDAP
9 1 (1.41%) SSH
9 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) MS Access
General
1 20 (28.17%) Law
2 15 (21.13%) Legal
3 11 (15.49%) Finance
4 9 (12.68%) Banking
5 7 (9.86%) Retail
6 5 (7.04%) Marketing
7 2 (2.82%) Publishing
8 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.41%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (1.41%) Arabic Language
8 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.86%) GIS
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.04%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.04%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) PMI
6 1 (1.41%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.41%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.41%) SCADA
6 1 (1.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) UNIX
2 8 (11.27%) Windows
3 6 (8.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (90.14%) Information Security
2 20 (28.17%) Security Management
3 18 (25.35%) ITIL
4 17 (23.94%) Ethical Hacking
4 17 (23.94%) ISMS
5 14 (19.72%) Risk Management
5 14 (19.72%) Information Security Management
6 12 (16.90%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (14.08%) Cyber Security
8 8 (11.27%) Change Control
8 8 (11.27%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (9.86%) Business Continuity
9 7 (9.86%) Service Management
9 7 (9.86%) Information Assurance
10 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (7.04%) Change Management
11 5 (7.04%) Security Testing
12 4 (5.63%) Security Architecture
13 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
14 2 (2.82%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) C
2 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (70.42%) CISSP
2 22 (30.99%) CEH
3 20 (28.17%) GIAC
4 18 (25.35%) CISM
5 11 (15.49%) CISA
6 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (9.86%) MCSE
8 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.63%) Degree
9 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
10 3 (4.23%) MCSA
10 3 (4.23%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (2.82%) QiCA
11 2 (2.82%) CRISC
12 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.41%) GCIA
12 1 (1.41%) GCWN
12 1 (1.41%) CCNP
12 1 (1.41%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (46.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (9.86%) QA
3 5 (7.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) CheckPoint
3 7 (9.86%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (8.45%) NetIQ
5 5 (7.04%) IBM
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Juniper
7 1 (1.41%) Sophos
7 1 (1.41%) Qualys
7 1 (1.41%) Tufin
7 1 (1.41%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.41%) AlgoSec
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago