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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 611 588 597
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 19 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.074% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.079% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 10
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £71,800 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -13.04%
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
41068 41891 44489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.90% 93.97% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 35022 34487 38469
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 £75,500 £75,000 £78,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Uxbridge - 4 £60,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 77 (97.47%) Information Security
2 64 (81.01%) CISSP
3 46 (58.23%) Firewall
3 46 (58.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (44.30%) CEH
5 34 (43.04%) Network Security
6 29 (36.71%) TCP/IP
7 28 (35.44%) ITIL
7 28 (35.44%) Law
7 28 (35.44%) Ethical Hacking
8 27 (34.18%) GIAC
8 27 (34.18%) ISMS
9 23 (29.11%) Security Management
10 22 (27.85%) Legal
11 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
11 20 (25.32%) Internet
12 18 (22.78%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (21.52%) CISM
13 17 (21.52%) Information Security Management
13 17 (21.52%) Management Information System
14 16 (20.25%) Risk Management
15 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (18.99%) Cyber Security
16 14 (17.72%) Change Control
17 13 (16.46%) Intranet
17 13 (16.46%) Finance
18 12 (15.19%) MCSE
18 12 (15.19%) assyst
18 12 (15.19%) Information Assurance
19 9 (11.39%) CISA

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (5.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 12 (15.19%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 46 (58.23%) Firewall
2 34 (43.04%) Network Security
3 29 (36.71%) TCP/IP
4 20 (25.32%) Internet
5 13 (16.46%) Intranet
6 7 (8.86%) VPN
7 5 (6.33%) Wireless
8 3 (3.80%) LAN
9 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.53%) LDAP
10 1 (1.27%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.27%) SSH
10 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.27%) SNMP
10 1 (1.27%) WAN
10 1 (1.27%) DHCP
10 1 (1.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (35.44%) Law
2 22 (27.85%) Legal
3 13 (16.46%) Finance
4 7 (8.86%) Banking
5 5 (6.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.53%) Publishing
7 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.27%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (1.27%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) SAML
1 1 (1.27%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) GIS
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.27%) PMI
5 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.27%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.27%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.27%) SCADA
5 1 (1.27%) Physics
5 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.27%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (97.47%) Information Security
2 28 (35.44%) Ethical Hacking
2 28 (35.44%) ITIL
3 27 (34.18%) ISMS
4 23 (29.11%) Security Management
5 18 (22.78%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (21.52%) Information Security Management
7 16 (20.25%) Risk Management
8 15 (18.99%) Cyber Security
9 14 (17.72%) Change Control
10 12 (15.19%) Information Assurance
11 7 (8.86%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (6.33%) Business Continuity
13 5 (6.33%) Security Testing
14 4 (5.06%) Security Architecture
14 4 (5.06%) Service Management
15 3 (3.80%) Project Management
15 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (3.80%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) C
2 1 (1.27%) C++
2 1 (1.27%) Java
2 1 (1.27%) Perl
2 1 (1.27%) Python
2 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (81.01%) CISSP
2 35 (44.30%) CEH
3 27 (34.18%) GIAC
4 17 (21.52%) CISM
5 15 (18.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (15.19%) MCSE
7 9 (11.39%) CISA
8 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
9 5 (6.33%) Degree
10 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
10 4 (5.06%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (3.80%) MCSA
12 2 (2.53%) CCNP
12 2 (2.53%) CCNA
12 2 (2.53%) QiCA
12 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (2.53%) CRISC
13 1 (1.27%) GPEN
13 1 (1.27%) OSCP
13 1 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (58.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.86%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) COBIT
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) CheckPoint
3 6 (7.59%) NetIQ
4 4 (5.06%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
6 1 (1.27%) Sophos
6 1 (1.27%) Qualys
6 1 (1.27%) Tufin
6 1 (1.27%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.27%) AlgoSec
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Juniper
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
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