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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 590 650 624
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 26 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.041% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.043% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 8
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £69,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.58%
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
40032 46094 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.46% 93.82% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 33828 38605 34886
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 +37 4 £85,000 +36.00%
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 28 (59.57%) Information Security
2 21 (44.68%) CISSP
3 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
4 18 (38.30%) IBM
5 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 15 (31.91%) CISM
5 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
6 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
7 13 (27.66%) HL7
7 13 (27.66%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (27.66%) InterSystems Cache
7 13 (27.66%) XACML
7 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (27.66%) Analytics
7 13 (27.66%) InterSystems
7 13 (27.66%) Identity Management
7 13 (27.66%) Project Management
7 13 (27.66%) C++
7 13 (27.66%) Java
7 13 (27.66%) Web Services
7 13 (27.66%) XML
7 13 (27.66%) XSLT
7 13 (27.66%) OOP
7 13 (27.66%) OO
8 11 (23.40%) Finance
9 10 (21.28%) CISA
10 8 (17.02%) Windows
10 8 (17.02%) Banking
10 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (14.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SmartSuite
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) Network Security
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) SDH
3 2 (4.26%) DWDM
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (10.64%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
2 11 (23.40%) Finance
3 8 (17.02%) Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Retail
5 2 (4.26%) Electronics
5 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) XACML
1 13 (27.66%) Web Services
1 13 (27.66%) XML
1 13 (27.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Management Information System
2 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) Cryptography
3 5 (10.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (10.64%) GIS
3 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) DTV
5 2 (4.26%) Economics
6 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) BBC
6 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) UNIX
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Information Security
2 13 (27.66%) Requirements Analysis
2 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 13 (27.66%) Analytics
2 13 (27.66%) Identity Management
2 13 (27.66%) Project Management
2 13 (27.66%) OOP
2 13 (27.66%) OO
3 6 (12.77%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (10.64%) SIEM
4 5 (10.64%) Change Management
4 5 (10.64%) Information Security Management
4 5 (10.64%) Security Management
4 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.64%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.51%) Business Development
6 3 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) C++
2 13 (27.66%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) CISSP
2 15 (31.91%) CISM
3 10 (21.28%) CISA
4 6 (12.77%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) CRISC
6 1 (2.13%) CEH
6 1 (2.13%) CISMP
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) HL7
2 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (14.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (4.26%) Basel II
5 2 (4.26%) EMIR
5 2 (4.26%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (4.26%) COBIT
5 2 (4.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) IBM
2 13 (27.66%) InterSystems
3 5 (10.64%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) Tufin
6 2 (4.26%) AlgoSec
7 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft