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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 575 620 588
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -32
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 43 11 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.024% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.026% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 8 11
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £76,700 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,125 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
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
41989 42637 45857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.67% 93.89% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35276 35908 39523
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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
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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 +20 8 £60,000 +20.00%
Uxbridge - 1 £47,500 - 1
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (96.25%) Information Security
2 55 (68.75%) CISSP
3 45 (56.25%) Firewall
4 44 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (43.75%) CEH
6 34 (42.50%) Network Security
7 29 (36.25%) TCP/IP
8 28 (35.00%) ITIL
8 28 (35.00%) Law
8 28 (35.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 27 (33.75%) ISMS
10 25 (31.25%) Internet
11 23 (28.75%) GIAC
11 23 (28.75%) Management Information System
12 19 (23.75%) Security Management
12 19 (23.75%) CISM
12 19 (23.75%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (22.50%) Finance
13 18 (22.50%) Legal
14 17 (21.25%) Risk Management
14 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (21.25%) MCSE
15 15 (18.75%) Cyber Security
16 14 (17.50%) Change Control
17 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
17 13 (16.25%) Intranet
17 13 (16.25%) Information Security Management
18 12 (15.00%) Information Assurance
18 12 (15.00%) assyst
18 12 (15.00%) Degree

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (15.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 45 (56.25%) Firewall
2 34 (42.50%) Network Security
3 29 (36.25%) TCP/IP
4 25 (31.25%) Internet
5 13 (16.25%) Intranet
6 7 (8.75%) LAN
7 6 (7.50%) Wireshark
7 6 (7.50%) VPN
7 6 (7.50%) WAN
8 5 (6.25%) Wireless
9 2 (2.50%) LDAP
9 2 (2.50%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.25%) SNMP
10 1 (1.25%) DHCP
10 1 (1.25%) DNS
10 1 (1.25%) DMZ
10 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.25%) SSH
10 1 (1.25%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (35.00%) Law
2 18 (22.50%) Finance
2 18 (22.50%) Legal
3 10 (12.50%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.25%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) SAML
1 1 (1.25%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.50%) Cryptography
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) FMCG
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) PMI
5 1 (1.25%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.25%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) SCADA
5 1 (1.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.25%) Windows
1 9 (11.25%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (96.25%) Information Security
2 28 (35.00%) ITIL
2 28 (35.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 27 (33.75%) ISMS
4 19 (23.75%) Security Management
4 19 (23.75%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (21.25%) Risk Management
6 15 (18.75%) Cyber Security
7 14 (17.50%) Change Control
8 13 (16.25%) Information Security Management
9 12 (15.00%) Information Assurance
10 8 (10.00%) OWASP
11 7 (8.75%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (8.75%) Project Management
11 7 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (3.75%) Data Protection
14 2 (2.50%) Information Management
14 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) Python
1 6 (7.50%) C
1 6 (7.50%) C++
1 6 (7.50%) Java
1 6 (7.50%) Perl
2 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (68.75%) CISSP
2 35 (43.75%) CEH
3 23 (28.75%) GIAC
4 19 (23.75%) CISM
5 17 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (21.25%) MCSE
6 12 (15.00%) Degree
7 9 (11.25%) CISA
8 7 (8.75%) CCNP
8 7 (8.75%) CCNA
8 7 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (7.50%) GSEC
9 6 (7.50%) RHCE
9 6 (7.50%) GPEN
9 6 (7.50%) OSCP
10 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.50%) GCIH
12 1 (1.25%) CRISC
12 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.25%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.75%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) CheckPoint
3 6 (7.50%) NetIQ
4 2 (2.50%) Symantec
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) Apple
5 1 (1.25%) Sophos
5 1 (1.25%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.25%) Qualys
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