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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 608 584 601
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 41 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.016% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.017% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 9
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44975 41466 48833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.36% 93.48% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37771 34706 42499
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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
City of London -6 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 56 (98.25%) Information Security
2 32 (56.14%) CISSP
3 22 (38.60%) Management Information System
4 21 (36.84%) Firewall
4 21 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (35.09%) Network Security
6 17 (29.82%) Finance
6 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
7 16 (28.07%) Internet
8 15 (26.32%) CISM
8 15 (26.32%) CEH
9 14 (24.56%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
10 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (21.05%) MCSE
10 12 (21.05%) ITIL
11 11 (19.30%) ISMS
12 10 (17.54%) Degree
12 10 (17.54%) Data Protection
12 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (17.54%) UNIX
12 10 (17.54%) Windows
12 10 (17.54%) Banking
13 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
13 9 (15.79%) GIAC
13 9 (15.79%) CISA
13 9 (15.79%) Law
14 8 (14.04%) Legal
14 8 (14.04%) Security Management
14 8 (14.04%) Linux

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) Firewall
2 20 (35.09%) Network Security
3 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
4 16 (28.07%) Internet
5 7 (12.28%) Wireshark
5 7 (12.28%) LAN
5 7 (12.28%) WAN
5 7 (12.28%) Intranet
6 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless Security
7 1 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.75%) DMZ
7 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.75%) VPN
7 1 (1.75%) LDAP
7 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 9 (15.79%) Law
4 8 (14.04%) Legal
5 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.51%) Publishing
7 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) OAuth
1 1 (1.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (38.60%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.28%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.51%) FMCG
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) UNIX
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) Information Security
2 14 (24.56%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
3 12 (21.05%) ITIL
4 11 (19.30%) ISMS
5 10 (17.54%) Data Protection
5 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.04%) Security Management
7 8 (14.04%) OWASP
8 7 (12.28%) Change Control
8 7 (12.28%) Cyber Security
8 7 (12.28%) Project Management
8 7 (12.28%) Information Security Management
9 6 (10.53%) Information Assurance
10 4 (7.02%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity
11 2 (3.51%) Information Management
11 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) C
1 7 (12.28%) C++
1 7 (12.28%) Java
1 7 (12.28%) Perl
1 7 (12.28%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) CISSP
2 15 (26.32%) CISM
2 15 (26.32%) CEH
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (21.05%) MCSE
4 10 (17.54%) Degree
5 9 (15.79%) GIAC
5 9 (15.79%) CISA
6 7 (12.28%) GPEN
6 7 (12.28%) OSCP
6 7 (12.28%) RHCE
6 7 (12.28%) CCNP
6 7 (12.28%) CCNA
6 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (12.28%) GSEC
7 2 (3.51%) GCIH
8 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Nmap
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Symantec
3 1 (1.75%) Splunk
3 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.75%) Qualys
3 1 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Apple
3 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Strong
Posted: 6 days ago