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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 856 877 852
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -25
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 29 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.071% 0.040% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 24
Average salary £41,000 £54,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.42% +42.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,738 £36,864 £29,564
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,900 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £50,822 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-31.13% +69.40%

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
40823 44894 40932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.80% 39.75% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32386 35170 33171
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 26 March 2015 within the UK.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in the UK

Freedom of Information
Top 15 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 26 March 2015. 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
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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 +21 29 £41,000 -21.90% 8
London +51 14 £55,000 +1.38% 4
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £33,738 -
North East - 4 £33,738 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £33,738 -
Bristol - 3 £35,250 -
South West - 3 £35,250 -
South East 0 2 - - 2
Birmingham - 2 £50,000 -
Southampton - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
City of London +12 1 £52,500 +11.70%
Manchester - 1 £55,000 -
North West - 1 £55,000 - 1

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 43 (81.13%) Data Protection
2 31 (58.49%) Data Protection Act
3 28 (52.83%) Management Information System
4 26 (49.06%) Information Security
4 26 (49.06%) Freedom of Information Act
5 18 (33.96%) Risk Management
6 16 (30.19%) Degree
7 14 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (26.42%) Information Assurance
8 13 (24.53%) Information Management
8 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
9 12 (22.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (22.64%) Cyber Security
10 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
10 11 (20.75%) Line Management
11 10 (18.87%) Programme Management
11 10 (18.87%) Information Governance
12 9 (16.98%) Finance
13 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
13 8 (15.09%) Internet
13 8 (15.09%) Legal
13 8 (15.09%) Marketing
14 7 (13.21%) CISSP
14 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
14 7 (13.21%) Social Media
15 6 (11.32%) CESG
15 6 (11.32%) COBIT
16 5 (9.43%) HTML
16 5 (9.43%) Perl
16 5 (9.43%) SQL

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 8 (15.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.77%) SPSS
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
2 5 (9.43%) Extranet
2 5 (9.43%) SAN
2 5 (9.43%) Intranet
2 5 (9.43%) NAS
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) OLAP
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (7.55%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Legal
2 8 (15.09%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Security Manager
2 9 (16.98%) Information Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Designer
3 5 (9.43%) Developer
3 5 (9.43%) IT Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Compliance Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Information Governance Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Governance Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Creative Web Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Designer
5 3 (5.66%) Creative Web Designer
5 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Web Designer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Web Designer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) HTML
1 5 (9.43%) CSS
1 5 (9.43%) HTML5
2 3 (5.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (58.49%) Data Protection Act
2 28 (52.83%) Management Information System
3 26 (49.06%) Freedom of Information Act
4 7 (13.21%) Social Media
5 6 (11.32%) CESG
6 5 (9.43%) Clustering
6 5 (9.43%) NHS
6 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (9.43%) User Experience
7 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.77%) PMI
8 2 (3.77%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.89%) GIS
9 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) UNIX
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
1 5 (9.43%) Solaris
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
1 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) Data Protection
2 26 (49.06%) Information Security
3 18 (33.96%) Risk Management
4 14 (26.42%) Information Assurance
5 13 (24.53%) Information Management
6 12 (22.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (22.64%) Cyber Security
7 11 (20.75%) Line Management
8 10 (18.87%) Information Governance
8 10 (18.87%) Programme Management
9 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
10 5 (9.43%) Security Management
10 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (9.43%) Migration
10 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.43%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (9.43%) Network Management
10 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) Perl
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
3 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) CISSP
5 5 (9.43%) OCP
5 5 (9.43%) OCA
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (9.43%) RHCSA
6 2 (3.77%) CGEIT
6 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.77%) CISA
7 1 (1.89%) CISM
7 1 (1.89%) QiCA
7 1 (1.89%) CISMP
7 1 (1.89%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (11.32%) COBIT
3 5 (9.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.66%) Data Quality
5 2 (3.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Veritas
1 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (9.43%) VMware
1 5 (9.43%) Aquila
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Adobe
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