The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 175 195 182
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.031% 0.025% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.078% 0.070% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £55,000 £42,238
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.21%
UK excluding London average salary £43,627 £50,000 £58,880
% change year-on-year
-12.74% -15.08%
Freedom of Information
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1277 1429 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.30% 35.56% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1214 1008
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Manchester region.

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in Manchester

Freedom of Information
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Freedom of Information also 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 that cited Freedom of Information.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (75.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) SFIA
4 1 (25.00%) Records Management

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Freedom of Information also 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 that cited Freedom of Information. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Advisor
1 2 (50.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Advisor
2 1 (25.00%) Information Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (75.00%) Information Governance
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) Records Management
4 1 (25.00%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB