The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 935 961 1010
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +49
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 9 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.001%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.021% 0.027% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 1
Median salary £51,750 £35,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.80% -7.23%
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £34,494 -
% change year-on-year
+50.02% -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43564 44725 49937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.35% 40.54% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35218 35259 39640
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Freedom of Information Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Act Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the UK.

Freedom of Information Act Salary Trend in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 within the UK.

Freedom of Information Act Salary Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
England +16 7 £43,000 +21.98%
London +4 3 £43,000 -25.54%
Manchester - 3 £51,750 -
North West - 3 £51,750 -
Scotland - 2 £87,500 -
North East +1 1 £28,000 -17.00%
Durham - 1 £28,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £87,500 -

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 11 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security
3 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
5 4 (36.36%) Security Management
5 4 (36.36%) CISSP
5 4 (36.36%) CISM
5 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
6 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (27.27%) Records Management
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (18.18%) NHS
7 2 (18.18%) ITSM
7 2 (18.18%) BS7799
7 2 (18.18%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 2 (18.18%) ISMS
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 2 (18.18%) COBIT
7 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) 3ds Max
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (9.09%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (9.09%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) QuarkXPress
1 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Information Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Security Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Governance Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Information Governance Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Chief Information Officer
4 2 (18.18%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 2 (18.18%) Chief Security Officer
4 2 (18.18%) CIO
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (18.18%) Operational Security Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Security Officer
4 2 (18.18%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 11 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Animation
4 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
4 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
4 1 (9.09%) Photography
4 1 (9.09%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security Management
3 4 (36.36%) Security Management
4 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Records Management
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) ISMS
5 2 (18.18%) IT Audit
5 2 (18.18%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
6 1 (9.09%) QMS
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISM
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CRISC
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (18.18%) BS7799
3 2 (18.18%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Quark