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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank - 960 981
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.007% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £36,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.59%
UK excluding London median salary - £36,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.59%

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
39206 45906 45879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.97% 42.41% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32009 36939 35878
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 8 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (62.50%) Information Governance
5 3 (37.50%) Records Management
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (25.00%) CISSP
6 2 (25.00%) NHS
6 2 (25.00%) BS7799
6 2 (25.00%) COBIT
6 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) CISM
6 2 (25.00%) CRISC
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (12.50%) Line Management

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 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Information Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Governance Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Information Governance Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Chief Information Officer
3 2 (25.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 2 (25.00%) Chief Security Officer
3 2 (25.00%) CIO
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Officer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Governance Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Governance Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
2 7 (87.50%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Data Protection
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Information Governance
4 3 (37.50%) Records Management
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Data Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Security
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CRISC
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) BS7799
2 2 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (12.50%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft