The first 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 873 851 880
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 8 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.018% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.054% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 13
Average salary £31,050 £39,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,214 £33,500 £30,064
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £45,800 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,600 £37,500 £33,660
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +11.40%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36607 35453 38800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.44% 32.70% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28967 28691 32839
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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 -70 8 £31,050 -20.38% 4
London -32 2 £56,000 +43.58% 4
Swindon - 2 £30,523 -
Wiltshire - 2 £30,523 -
North West - 2 £27,550 -
South West - 2 £30,523 -
East of England -15 1 £65,000 +104.72%
Manchester - 1 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £27,600 -
West Midlands - 1 £27,600 -
Warrington - 1 £27,600 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £27,600 -

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Freedom of Information 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.

1 18 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 14 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 12 (57.14%) Information Management
4 9 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (42.86%) Information Security
5 8 (38.10%) Legal
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance
8 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) Information Security Management
8 5 (23.81%) Security Management
8 5 (23.81%) Project Management
9 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
9 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
9 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (19.05%) ISMS
10 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
10 3 (14.29%) Information Governance
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (14.29%) Data Management
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL
10 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 3 (14.29%) MS Office
10 3 (14.29%) SharePoint

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Freedom of Information 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) ATM
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (38.10%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Back Office
2 2 (9.52%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Information Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Security
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Records Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Head of IT
4 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 9 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
4 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 12 (57.14%) Information Management
3 9 (42.86%) Information Security
4 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security Management
5 5 (23.81%) Security Management
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) ISMS
7 3 (14.29%) Information Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Information Governance
7 3 (14.29%) Data Management
7 3 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) CIMA
2 2 (9.52%) ACCA
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
2 2 (9.52%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) WAI
3 1 (4.76%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago