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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 862 887 878
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 16 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.015% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 7
Average salary £67,500 £42,238 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.81% -13.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary - £35,858 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- -1.08%

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
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Freedom of Information Act
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Freedom of Information Act Salary Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 16 £67,500 +59.81% 7
London +13 15 £67,500 +48.35% 7
Reading -1 1 - -
Berkshire -14 1 - -
South East -26 1 - -

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Freedom of Information Act 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 Act.

1 18 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (88.89%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (66.67%) Information Security
4 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
5 10 (55.56%) Cyber Security
6 9 (50.00%) Information Assurance
6 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) SAN
8 5 (27.78%) Veritas
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
8 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
8 5 (27.78%) Perl
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) UNIX
8 5 (27.78%) Solaris
8 5 (27.78%) Linux
8 5 (27.78%) OCP
8 5 (27.78%) OCA
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Clustering
8 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
8 5 (27.78%) Degree

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Freedom of Information Act 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 Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
1 5 (27.78%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Welsh Language
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Security Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Advisor
4 1 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 16 (88.89%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) Clustering
4 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (11.11%) PMI
5 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
5 2 (11.11%) CESG
5 2 (11.11%) Social Media
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Solaris
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (66.67%) Information Security
3 10 (55.56%) Cyber Security
4 9 (50.00%) Information Assurance
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
6 5 (27.78%) Line Management
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (16.67%) ISMS
8 3 (16.67%) Data Security
9 2 (11.11%) Security Management
9 2 (11.11%) Migration
9 2 (11.11%) Change Management
9 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) OCP
2 5 (27.78%) OCA
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) RHCSA
3 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Veritas
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
London
Connectus
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London, South East, United Kingdom
Agilisys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bank, London, South East
Agilisys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago