The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 254 241 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.018% 0.085% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.087% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +16.66%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5525 5738 5201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.03% 97.45% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4640 4883 4422
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Specialist in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Information Specialist Salary Trend in the South West

Information Specialist
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Information Management
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Informatica
2 5 (62.50%) Teradata
2 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
3 3 (37.50%) BCP
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Law

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
1 5 (62.50%) Information Management
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
1 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) BCP
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Informatica
1 5 (62.50%) Teradata