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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Rank 898 857 855
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -2
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 1 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.015% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.003% 0.045% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 34
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -18.75%

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
35987 35251 38884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 33.14% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28254 28491 32814
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 4 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 29 August 2014. 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 -47 1 £34,500 -8.00% 2
Swindon - 1 £34,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £34,500 -
South West - 1 £34,500 -

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) CRAMM
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) eTOM
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) WAI
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) MBA
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) DVB
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) TickIT

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ATM
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DVB
General
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Security
1 1 (50.00%) Head of IT Security
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) eTOM
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) CRAMM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMMI
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (50.00%) MBA
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) TickIT
1 1 (50.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle