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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 899 869 992
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +123
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 12 112 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.10% 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.25% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 8
Median salary £36,250 £48,000 £31,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.47% +54.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,820 £33,250 £27,214
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £66,750 £58,700
UK excluding London median salary £32,250 £44,314 £27,600
% change year-on-year
-27.22% +60.55%

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
40481 45637 47431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.34% 41.62% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 33027 36271 37454
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 £27,500 £28,500
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 30 July 2016 within the UK.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information
Top 13 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 30 July 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 -64 12 £36,250 -24.47% 6
North West +18 4 £37,250 +6.42%
South East +11 4 £32,000 -44.34% 4
Manchester -12 3 £42,000 +20.00%
Milton Keynes - 3 £32,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £32,000 - 1
London -46 2 £46,500 -19.41% 1
Durham - 2 £41,500 -
North East - 2 £41,500 -
East Sussex +3 1 £31,800 -42.18% 2
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
Brighton - 1 £31,800 - 1
Preston - 1 £32,500 -

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 33 (64.71%) Information Security
3 27 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (41.18%) ITIL
5 17 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 15 (29.41%) Security Management
6 15 (29.41%) Data Protection Act
7 13 (25.49%) PCI DSS
7 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
7 13 (25.49%) Degree
8 11 (21.57%) Finance
8 11 (21.57%) Project Management
8 11 (21.57%) Freedom of Information Act
9 10 (19.61%) CISSP
9 10 (19.61%) Information Security Management
9 10 (19.61%) Business Continuity
10 9 (17.65%) SQL
10 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.69%) Oracle
11 8 (15.69%) Legal
11 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (15.69%) Information Governance
12 7 (13.73%) Information Assurance
12 7 (13.73%) CITP
12 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (13.73%) SPSS
13 6 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
13 6 (11.76%) CISM

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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) SPSS
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.88%) MS Office
4 1 (1.96%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.96%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (1.96%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.96%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) VoIP
2 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) VPN
3 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (11.76%) OLAP
3 4 (7.84%) Big Data
3 4 (7.84%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (7.84%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.92%) PowerPivot
4 2 (3.92%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.96%) MS Access
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) ERwin
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Legal
3 5 (9.80%) Marketing
3 5 (9.80%) Publishing
4 4 (7.84%) Advertising
5 2 (3.92%) Law
6 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Information Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Governance Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Information Governance Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Information Security Manager
2 7 (13.73%) Security Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Security Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Senior Security Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (9.80%) Security Officer
5 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Information Assurance Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Marketing Communications Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Security Assurance Manager
5 4 (7.84%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) MDX
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 15 (29.41%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (21.57%) Freedom of Information Act
4 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.84%) Blog
5 4 (7.84%) CESG
5 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.84%) Data Extraction
5 4 (7.84%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.84%) Replication
5 4 (7.84%) Smart Meter
5 4 (7.84%) Social Media
6 3 (5.88%) Cryptography
7 2 (3.92%) BYOD
7 2 (3.92%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.92%) NHS
7 2 (3.92%) Statistics
7 2 (3.92%) User Experience
8 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 33 (64.71%) Information Security
3 21 (41.18%) ITIL
4 15 (29.41%) Security Management
5 13 (25.49%) Risk Management
6 11 (21.57%) Project Management
7 10 (19.61%) Business Continuity
7 10 (19.61%) Information Security Management
8 8 (15.69%) Information Governance
9 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (13.73%) Information Assurance
10 6 (11.76%) Analytics
10 6 (11.76%) Data Architecture
10 6 (11.76%) Information Management
10 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
11 5 (9.80%) Data Governance
11 5 (9.80%) ISMS
11 5 (9.80%) IT Audit
11 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 10 (19.61%) CISSP
3 7 (13.73%) CITP
4 6 (11.76%) CISM
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.88%) CLAS
5 3 (5.88%) ISEB
5 3 (5.88%) MBCS
6 2 (3.92%) CISA
6 2 (3.92%) CRISC
6 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.96%) MCP
7 1 (1.96%) MCSA
7 1 (1.96%) MCSE
7 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (25.49%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.76%) BS25999
3 6 (11.76%) ISO22301
4 4 (7.84%) ISO 9001
4 4 (7.84%) TickIT
5 2 (3.92%) BS7799
5 2 (3.92%) COBIT
5 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (3.92%) RMADS
6 1 (1.96%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Avaya
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Quark
4 1 (1.96%) Siebel
4 1 (1.96%) Tableau
4 1 (1.96%) VMware
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