The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Information Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 250 261 263
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 6 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.015% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.015% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Median salary £52,000 £100,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.00% +135.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £100,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £100,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6179 6460 7154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.74% 96.58% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5202 5371 5938
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Information Specialist in the job title.

Information Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Specialist across the North West region.

Information Specialist Salary Trend in the North West

Information Specialist
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Specialist across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in the North West

Information Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 2 £46,500 -53.50%
Cumbria - 2 £57,500 -
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Information Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Military
4 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (25.00%) CEH
4 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) PKI
5 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (25.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS