The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 896 881 966
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +85
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 19 75 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.069% 0.009%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.048% 0.16% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 19 37 11
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,663 £58,620 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £45,000 £27,600
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +63.04%

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
39684 45979 46744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.21% 42.11% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32471 36808 36431
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend

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

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in the UK

Freedom of Information
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 within the UK.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information
Top 14 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 +1 19 £32,500 -30.10% 5
South East +14 6 £32,000 -41.81% 1
West Midlands -6 5 £30,000 -37.50%
Birmingham -14 5 £30,000 -37.50%
North West +16 4 £37,250 +6.42%
East Sussex +9 4 £35,400 -35.63% 1
London -8 4 £39,500 -16.84% 1
Brighton - 4 £35,400 - 1
Manchester +8 3 £42,000 +20.00%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £32,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £32,000 -
Wembley - 1 £30,000 -
Preston - 1 £32,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information 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.

1 38 (76.00%) Data Protection
2 27 (54.00%) Information Security
3 22 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (34.00%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (32.00%) ITIL
6 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (24.00%) Security Management
8 11 (22.00%) Project Management
8 11 (22.00%) SQL
8 11 (22.00%) Management Information System
8 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
8 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.00%) CRM
9 10 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
10 9 (18.00%) HTML
10 9 (18.00%) Degree
11 8 (16.00%) Finance
11 8 (16.00%) Business Continuity
11 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.00%) CSS
11 8 (16.00%) XML
11 8 (16.00%) CISSP
11 8 (16.00%) JSON
11 8 (16.00%) Information Governance
12 7 (14.00%) Information Assurance
12 7 (14.00%) PCI DSS
12 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.00%) Information Security Management
12 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Freedom of Information
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 2 (4.00%) SPSS
3 1 (2.00%) 3ds Max
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.00%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (2.00%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) QuarkXPress
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (12.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.00%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) VoIP
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.00%) OLAP
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (8.00%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.00%) PowerPivot
5 2 (4.00%) Star Schema
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
5 1 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Information Manager
2 12 (24.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Governance Manager
4 7 (14.00%) Information Governance Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (12.00%) Security Manager
6 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (10.00%) Security Officer
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Information Assurance Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Security Assurance Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) SQL BI Developer
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) HTML
2 8 (16.00%) CSS
2 8 (16.00%) JSON
2 8 (16.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) .NET
4 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) Dropwizard
5 2 (4.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) MDX
6 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.00%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (22.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (8.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (6.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (6.00%) NHS
7 2 (4.00%) Blog
7 2 (4.00%) BYOD
7 2 (4.00%) CESG
7 2 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.00%) Social Media
7 2 (4.00%) Statistics
7 2 (4.00%) User Experience
8 1 (2.00%) Animation
8 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
8 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
8 1 (2.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (76.00%) Data Protection
2 27 (54.00%) Information Security
3 16 (32.00%) ITIL
4 12 (24.00%) Security Management
5 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.00%) Project Management
5 11 (22.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (20.00%) CRM
7 8 (16.00%) Business Continuity
7 8 (16.00%) Information Governance
8 7 (14.00%) Information Assurance
8 7 (14.00%) Information Security Management
9 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.00%) SDLC
9 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) CISSP
3 5 (10.00%) CISM
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) CITP
5 3 (6.00%) CLAS
5 3 (6.00%) ISEB
5 3 (6.00%) MBCS
6 2 (4.00%) CISA
6 2 (4.00%) CRISC
7 1 (2.00%) MCP
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (14.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (8.00%) BS25999
3 4 (8.00%) ISO22301
4 2 (4.00%) BS7799
4 2 (4.00%) COBIT
4 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (4.00%) RMADS
5 1 (2.00%) ISO27002
5 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 2 (4.00%) Avaya
3 2 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.00%) Quark
4 1 (2.00%) Siebel
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
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