The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Information Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Specialist
England / South West
Rank 223 245 231
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 2 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.041% 0.036% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.037% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Median salary £53,750 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.57% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £35,000 £39,150
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £35,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -18.09%

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
4721 5439 5857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.70% 97.28% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3933 4610 4982
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Devon - 1 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 South West region featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) QRadar
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Business Development
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (25.00%) RMADS
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Business Development
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (25.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ArcSight