The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Information Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Specialist
UK
Rank 796 846 877
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 55 72 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.073% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.075% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 47
Median salary £47,500 £43,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -18.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,450 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% -18.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Information Specialist in the job title.

Information Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Information Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Information Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Specialist over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 +60 53 £47,500 +10.46% 4
London +64 25 £47,000 -1.05% 1
West Midlands +4 9 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Yorkshire +28 8 £45,000 +12.50%
City of London +19 6 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Northampton +9 4 £45,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +7 4 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +3 4 £45,000 - 1
Coventry - 4 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire +26 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Staffordshire 0 3 £46,250 -19.56% 1
North West -15 3 £38,000 -33.91%
South East +61 2 £75,000 +61.29%
South West +14 2 £53,750 +53.57%
Stoke-on-Trent -3 2 £46,250 -19.56% 1
Manchester -24 2 £38,000 -33.91%
Berkshire - 2 £75,000 -
Knaresborough - 2 £50,000 -
Bradford - 2 £50,000 -
Leeds +28 1 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £75,000 -
Plymouth - 1 £52,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
York - 1 £37,500 -
Newport - 1 £62,500 -
Devon - 1 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
South Wales - 1 £62,500 -
Solihull - 1 £45,000 - 1

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Information Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 149 (94.30%) Information Security
2 78 (49.37%) CISSP
3 64 (40.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (38.61%) PCI DSS
5 48 (30.38%) Penetration Testing
6 45 (28.48%) Risk Management
7 42 (26.58%) Data Protection
8 40 (25.32%) Firewall
9 35 (22.15%) Finance
10 34 (21.52%) Cybersecurity
11 33 (20.89%) CISM
12 32 (20.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 27 (17.09%) CISA
14 24 (15.19%) SIEM
15 23 (14.56%) Retail
16 22 (13.92%) Degree
17 20 (12.66%) Risk Assessment
18 18 (11.39%) Management Information System
18 18 (11.39%) TCP/IP
18 18 (11.39%) Network Security
18 18 (11.39%) ISMS
18 18 (11.39%) Information Assurance
19 17 (10.76%) Security Management
20 16 (10.13%) Banking
20 16 (10.13%) CEH
20 16 (10.13%) ITIL
20 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
20 16 (10.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 15 (9.49%) Windows
21 15 (9.49%) Intrusion Detection

Information Specialist Skill Set
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 10 (6.33%) IIS
2 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.43%) assyst
2 4 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.63%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.32%) Firewall
2 18 (11.39%) Network Security
2 18 (11.39%) TCP/IP
3 15 (9.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (8.23%) VPN
5 11 (6.96%) Internet
6 9 (5.70%) VLAN
6 9 (5.70%) WAN
6 9 (5.70%) Wireshark
7 8 (5.06%) Wireless
8 6 (3.80%) DHCP
8 6 (3.80%) DNS
8 6 (3.80%) SSL
9 5 (3.16%) LAN
10 4 (2.53%) SAN
11 3 (1.90%) WLAN
12 1 (0.63%) Intranet
12 1 (0.63%) LDAP
12 1 (0.63%) MPLS
12 1 (0.63%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.80%) Big Data
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Burp Suite
General
1 35 (22.15%) Finance
2 23 (14.56%) Retail
3 16 (10.13%) Banking
4 15 (9.49%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.43%) Legal
6 3 (1.90%) Law
7 2 (1.27%) Military
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.80%) 802.1X
2 5 (3.16%) .NET
3 4 (2.53%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.53%) Node.js
3 4 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.90%) Middleware
4 3 (1.90%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.39%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.86%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (4.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.80%) PKI
4 6 (3.80%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.53%) NHS
6 3 (1.90%) Life Science
6 3 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.27%) Statistics
8 1 (0.63%) BYOD
8 1 (0.63%) CESG
8 1 (0.63%) Informatics
8 1 (0.63%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.49%) Windows
2 9 (5.70%) Linux
3 8 (5.06%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (94.30%) Information Security
2 48 (30.38%) Penetration Testing
3 45 (28.48%) Risk Management
4 42 (26.58%) Data Protection
5 34 (21.52%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (20.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 24 (15.19%) SIEM
8 20 (12.66%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (11.39%) Information Assurance
9 18 (11.39%) ISMS
10 17 (10.76%) Security Management
11 16 (10.13%) ITIL
11 16 (10.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 13 (8.23%) Incident Management
12 13 (8.23%) Risk Analysis
13 12 (7.59%) Security Architecture
13 12 (7.59%) Security Testing
13 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (6.96%) Information Security Management
14 11 (6.96%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.16%) SQL
2 4 (2.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.63%) C
3 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (49.37%) CISSP
2 33 (20.89%) CISM
3 27 (17.09%) CISA
4 22 (13.92%) Degree
5 16 (10.13%) CEH
6 12 (7.59%) SANS
7 10 (6.33%) CRISC
7 10 (6.33%) GIAC
8 8 (5.06%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (5.06%) Security+ Certification
9 6 (3.80%) IISP
9 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.80%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.80%) SSCP
10 5 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.53%) CCNA
11 4 (2.53%) CCNP
11 4 (2.53%) GCFA
12 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (40.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (38.61%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.80%) HIPAA
4 3 (1.90%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.63%) HL7
6 1 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.63%) QA
6 1 (0.63%) RMADS
6 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (7.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 8 (5.06%) CSIRT
3 6 (3.80%) Nessus
4 4 (2.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.53%) SCCM
5 2 (1.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.70%) ArcSight
3 6 (3.80%) Qualys
3 6 (3.80%) Splunk
4 5 (3.16%) Cisco
5 4 (2.53%) NetApp
6 2 (1.27%) CA
6 2 (1.27%) ForgeRock
6 2 (1.27%) IBM
6 2 (1.27%) NetIQ
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle
7 1 (0.63%) Cerner
7 1 (0.63%) FireEye
7 1 (0.63%) HP
7 1 (0.63%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.63%) iSOFT
7 1 (0.63%) McKesson
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago