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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 892 885 964
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +79
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 31 76 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.071% 0.006%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.075% 0.17% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 5
Median salary £42,500 £43,627 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.58% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £35,625 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+16.49% -45.19%

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
41277 43477 48490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.00% 40.59% 41.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33539 34403 38923
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 £28,348
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 26 May 2016 within the UK.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information
Top 17 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 26 May 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 -20 29 £42,500 -2.58% 3
London -6 14 £43,000 -28.33%
South East +22 6 £72,500 +7.40%
North East +6 5 £38,000 +12.63%
Durham - 5 £38,000 -
North West +7 3 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Manchester -3 2 £42,125 +20.35% 2
Scotland - 2 £87,500 -
East Sussex +22 1 £32,000 -11.11%
Brighton +21 1 £32,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -13 1 £31,000 -11.42%
Birmingham - 1 £31,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £87,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £31,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £32,000 -
Preston - 1 £31,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £32,000 -

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (46.91%) Degree
2 36 (44.44%) ITIL
2 36 (44.44%) Information Security
3 34 (41.98%) Data Protection
4 23 (28.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (27.16%) Management Information System
5 22 (27.16%) Legal
6 20 (24.69%) Information Management
6 20 (24.69%) Oracle
7 19 (23.46%) SPSS
7 19 (23.46%) CITP
8 18 (22.22%) Data Management
9 17 (20.99%) Data Protection Act
9 17 (20.99%) Analytics
10 16 (19.75%) Big Data
10 16 (19.75%) Smart Meter
10 16 (19.75%) Business Analysis
10 16 (19.75%) ERwin
10 16 (19.75%) BusinessObjects
10 16 (19.75%) ISO 9001
11 15 (18.52%) Security Management
11 15 (18.52%) Web Application Development
12 14 (17.28%) Risk Management
13 13 (16.05%) Finance
13 13 (16.05%) ERP
13 13 (16.05%) Electronic Trading
13 13 (16.05%) System Testing
14 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
14 12 (14.81%) Information Security Management
15 11 (13.58%) Business Continuity

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 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) SPSS
2 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.23%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (1.23%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (1.23%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) VoIP
2 3 (3.70%) Firewall
2 3 (3.70%) VPN
3 2 (2.47%) FTP
3 2 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) Big Data
1 16 (19.75%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.41%) OLAP
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (4.94%) PerformancePoint
4 4 (4.94%) QlikView
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.47%) PowerPivot
5 2 (2.47%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (19.75%) ERwin
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (27.16%) Legal
2 13 (16.05%) Finance
3 6 (7.41%) Publishing
4 5 (6.17%) Marketing
4 5 (6.17%) Retail
5 4 (4.94%) Advertising
6 2 (2.47%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Analyst
2 17 (20.99%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Information Manager
3 11 (13.58%) Business Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Lead Business Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) HTML Developer
4 10 (12.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 7 (8.64%) Integration Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Governance Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Information Governance Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Security Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Junior
8 5 (6.17%) Junior Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) HTML
2 10 (12.35%) DHTML
3 4 (4.94%) .NET
4 3 (3.70%) Web Services
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.47%) MDX
5 2 (2.47%) XML
5 2 (2.47%) XSLT
6 1 (1.23%) CGI
6 1 (1.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.16%) Management Information System
2 17 (20.99%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (19.75%) Smart Meter
4 11 (13.58%) Freedom of Information Act
5 10 (12.35%) W3C
6 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.17%) e-Learning
6 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
6 5 (6.17%) Replication
6 5 (6.17%) Statistics
7 4 (4.94%) Blog
7 4 (4.94%) CESG
7 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
7 4 (4.94%) Data Extraction
7 4 (4.94%) Reference Data
7 4 (4.94%) Social Media
8 3 (3.70%) Cryptography
9 2 (2.47%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
1 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) Information Security
1 36 (44.44%) ITIL
2 34 (41.98%) Data Protection
3 20 (24.69%) Information Management
4 18 (22.22%) Data Management
5 17 (20.99%) Analytics
6 16 (19.75%) Business Analysis
7 15 (18.52%) Security Management
7 15 (18.52%) Web Application Development
8 14 (17.28%) Risk Management
9 13 (16.05%) Electronic Trading
9 13 (16.05%) ERP
9 13 (16.05%) System Testing
10 12 (14.81%) Information Security Management
11 11 (13.58%) Business Continuity
11 11 (13.58%) Predictive Analytics
12 10 (12.35%) CMMI
12 10 (12.35%) eTOM
12 10 (12.35%) Information Governance
12 10 (12.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (2.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (2.47%) PHP
4 2 (2.47%) VB
4 2 (2.47%) VBA
4 2 (2.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (46.91%) Degree
2 19 (23.46%) CITP
3 9 (11.11%) CISSP
4 6 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.17%) CISM
6 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.70%) CLAS
7 3 (3.70%) ISEB
7 3 (3.70%) MBCS
7 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.47%) CRISC
9 1 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.23%) CGEIT
9 1 (1.23%) CISA
9 1 (1.23%) ISACA
9 1 (1.23%) MCP
9 1 (1.23%) MCSA
9 1 (1.23%) MCSE
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (19.75%) ISO 9001
3 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
4 10 (12.35%) TickIT
5 6 (7.41%) BS25999
5 6 (7.41%) ISO22301
6 2 (2.47%) BS7799
6 2 (2.47%) COBIT
6 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
6 2 (2.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (2.47%) RMADS
7 1 (1.23%) P3O
7 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Oracle
2 10 (12.35%) Infor
3 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe
4 1 (1.23%) Avaya
4 1 (1.23%) Citrix
4 1 (1.23%) Quark
4 1 (1.23%) Tableau
4 1 (1.23%) VMware
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