The first table below looks at the demand for the Information Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Specialist
Rank 871 825 905
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +80
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 46 58 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.052% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.055% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 40 40 16
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £31,925 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,550 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-3.64% -1.53%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Specialist
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -57 45 £55,000 +15.78% 3
London -41 15 £58,750 +80.76% 2
West Midlands +14 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Birmingham +11 9 £45,000 -10.00%
South East -14 9 £69,750 +81.16%
Berkshire -2 5 - -
East of England -9 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Maidenhead -14 5 - -
Hertfordshire - 5 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £55,000 -
City of London -19 3 £67,500 +107.69% 1
Oxfordshire -9 2 £70,000 +75.00%
Yorkshire -42 2 £43,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £68,750 -
Farnborough - 2 £68,750 -
Moray 0 1 £60,000 -
Scotland -13 1 £60,000 -
East Midlands -24 1 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire -36 1 £55,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £23,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £31,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £47,500 -
Leeds - 1 £55,000 -
Northampton - 1 £47,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £23,000 - 1
York - 1 £31,500 -

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Specialist in their job title.

1 112 (94.92%) Information Security
2 79 (66.95%) CISSP
3 56 (47.46%) CISM
4 46 (38.98%) Firewall
4 46 (38.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (29.66%) Finance
6 31 (26.27%) Linux
7 29 (24.58%) Penetration Testing
8 26 (22.03%) UNIX
9 24 (20.34%) Cyber-Ark
10 23 (19.49%) Network Security
11 19 (16.10%) Ethical Hacking
11 19 (16.10%) Management Information System
12 17 (14.41%) CISA
13 16 (13.56%) Internet
14 15 (12.71%) CEH
14 15 (12.71%) GIAC
15 14 (11.86%) Law
15 14 (11.86%) PCI DSS
16 13 (11.02%) Legal
16 13 (11.02%) TCP/IP
17 12 (10.17%) Data Protection
18 10 (8.47%) ITIL
18 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
19 9 (7.63%) .NET
19 9 (7.63%) Vulnerability Management
20 7 (5.93%) Change Control
20 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
20 7 (5.93%) CCNA
20 7 (5.93%) COBIT

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information Specialist in their job title 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 with Information Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.54%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (38.98%) Firewall
2 23 (19.49%) Network Security
3 16 (13.56%) Internet
4 13 (11.02%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.24%) Broadband
6 4 (3.39%) Intranet
7 3 (2.54%) LAN
7 3 (2.54%) WAN
8 2 (1.69%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.69%) HTTP
8 2 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) Spotfire
1 2 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (0.85%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (29.66%) Finance
2 14 (11.86%) Law
3 13 (11.02%) Legal
4 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.24%) Banking
6 4 (3.39%) Advertising
7 3 (2.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.63%) .NET
2 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.08%) PKI
3 5 (4.24%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.39%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.54%) RMADS
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) CESG
6 1 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.27%) Linux
2 26 (22.03%) UNIX
3 4 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (94.92%) Information Security
2 29 (24.58%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (16.10%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (10.17%) Data Protection
5 10 (8.47%) ITIL
6 9 (7.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (5.93%) Change Control
8 6 (5.08%) Security Testing
8 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.08%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.08%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.24%) Information Assurance
9 5 (4.24%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (3.39%) Security Management
10 4 (3.39%) SIEM
11 3 (2.54%) Information Security Management
11 3 (2.54%) Change Management
11 3 (2.54%) Project Management
11 3 (2.54%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) Java
2 3 (2.54%) SQL
3 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) Perl
4 1 (0.85%) C
4 1 (0.85%) C++
4 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 79 (66.95%) CISSP
2 56 (47.46%) CISM
3 17 (14.41%) CISA
4 15 (12.71%) CEH
4 15 (12.71%) GIAC
5 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.93%) CCNA
6 6 (5.08%) GPEN
7 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.39%) CCSA
9 3 (2.54%) GWAPT
9 3 (2.54%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.69%) GCED
10 2 (1.69%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.85%) OSCP
11 1 (0.85%) MCSE
11 1 (0.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (38.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.86%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.93%) COBIT
4 2 (1.69%) COSO
5 1 (0.85%) GPG13
5 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Nmap
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Nessus
2 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (20.34%) Cyber-Ark
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.24%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle
5 2 (1.69%) Informatica
5 2 (1.69%) Tableau
6 1 (0.85%) Talend
6 1 (0.85%) Splunk
6 1 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.85%) CA
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.85%) Greenplum
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago