The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 647 606 665
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +59
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 15 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.012% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 6
Average salary £58,750 £32,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.76% -51.85%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-3.64% -1.53%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46521 42684 52638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.74% 93.92% 93.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38422 36027 45659
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Information Specialist
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
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City of London -19 3 £67,500 +107.69% 1
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 49 (96.08%) Information Security
2 29 (56.86%) CISSP
3 25 (49.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (43.14%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (29.41%) CEH
6 14 (27.45%) GIAC
6 14 (27.45%) Firewall
6 14 (27.45%) Law
7 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
7 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
7 13 (25.49%) Ethical Hacking
7 13 (25.49%) Network Security
8 11 (21.57%) Legal
9 10 (19.61%) Data Protection
10 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (17.65%) Internet
11 8 (15.69%) CISM
12 7 (13.73%) Finance
12 7 (13.73%) Change Control
13 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
14 5 (9.80%) Risk Analysis
15 4 (7.84%) COBIT
15 4 (7.84%) Intranet
15 4 (7.84%) Banking
16 3 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
16 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
16 3 (5.88%) Advertising
16 3 (5.88%) Publishing
16 3 (5.88%) UNIX
16 3 (5.88%) Windows

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (1.96%) IIS
1 1 (1.96%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Firewall
2 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
2 13 (25.49%) Network Security
3 9 (17.65%) Internet
4 4 (7.84%) Intranet
5 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.92%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) Spotfire
1 1 (1.96%) QlikView
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (27.45%) Law
2 11 (21.57%) Legal
3 7 (13.73%) Finance
4 4 (7.84%) Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Advertising
5 3 (5.88%) Publishing
6 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) PKI
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) UNIX
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (96.08%) Information Security
2 22 (43.14%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (25.49%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (19.61%) Data Protection
5 9 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (13.73%) Change Control
7 5 (9.80%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.88%) Information Assurance
9 2 (3.92%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.92%) Computer Architecture
9 2 (3.92%) OWASP
9 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
10 1 (1.96%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (1.96%) Data Management
10 1 (1.96%) Information Management
10 1 (1.96%) Security Management
10 1 (1.96%) Project Management
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C
1 1 (1.96%) C++
1 1 (1.96%) Java
1 1 (1.96%) Perl
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
1 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) CISSP
2 15 (29.41%) CEH
3 14 (27.45%) GIAC
4 8 (15.69%) CISM
5 3 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.96%) GSEC
6 1 (1.96%) CISA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNP
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) RHCE
6 1 (1.96%) MCSE
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) GPEN
6 1 (1.96%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (49.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) COBIT
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Nmap
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.96%) Informatica
3 1 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.96%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.96%) Splunk
3 1 (1.96%) Tableau
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago