The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 862 820 834
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 42 89 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.078% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.083% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 28 78 36
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £66,000 £66,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,163 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -19.67%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Specialist
Top 22 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 4 September 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 -29 40 £46,250 -17.77% 6
London -46 12 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire +19 9 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Northampton +10 9 £50,000 +22.69%
Northamptonshire +5 9 £50,000 +17.64%
East Midlands +1 9 £50,000 +17.64%
West Yorkshire +16 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Leeds +14 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England +1 4 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Hertfordshire -2 4 £37,500 -25.00% 2
South West -11 4 £33,750 - 1
Bristol - 4 £33,750 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - - 2
City of London +31 2 £75,000 +25.00%
South East +3 2 - -
Scotland 0 2 £42,233 +5.58%
Dundee - 2 £42,233 -
Surrey - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £37,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £52,500 -

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 82 (78.10%) Information Security
2 45 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (35.24%) Web Services
4 36 (34.29%) Management Information System
5 34 (32.38%) CISSP
6 32 (30.48%) Finance
7 26 (24.76%) Telecoms
7 26 (24.76%) SQL
8 25 (23.81%) Java
8 25 (23.81%) Project Management
9 23 (21.90%) E-Commerce
9 23 (21.90%) Network Security
10 22 (20.95%) PCI DSS
10 22 (20.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 21 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 21 (20.00%) Analytics
11 21 (20.00%) IBM
12 19 (18.10%) OOP
12 19 (18.10%) OO
12 19 (18.10%) C++
12 19 (18.10%) XML
12 19 (18.10%) XSLT
12 19 (18.10%) InterSystems
12 19 (18.10%) Identity Management
12 19 (18.10%) InterSystems Cache
12 19 (18.10%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (18.10%) XACML
12 19 (18.10%) HL7
13 18 (17.14%) Risk Management
14 17 (16.19%) Windows

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
1 2 (1.90%) Drupal
1 2 (1.90%) JBoss
1 2 (1.90%) Apache
2 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.90%) Network Security
2 10 (9.52%) Firewall
3 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (1.90%) DNS
5 2 (1.90%) SAN
5 2 (1.90%) LDAP
5 2 (1.90%) DHCP
5 2 (1.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.90%) SNMP
5 2 (1.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.90%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.95%) LAN
6 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (2.86%) Big Data
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.90%) MySQL
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) JIRA
2 2 (1.90%) Hudson
2 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.90%) Trac
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 26 (24.76%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.86%) Electronics
4 3 (2.86%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.24%) Web Services
2 19 (18.10%) XML
2 19 (18.10%) XSLT
2 19 (18.10%) XACML
3 5 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (34.29%) Management Information System
2 21 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (12.38%) PKI
5 9 (8.57%) RMADS
6 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.86%) DTV
8 2 (1.90%) NHS
8 2 (1.90%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.90%) Informatics
8 2 (1.90%) Economics
8 2 (1.90%) Life Science
8 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.90%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.95%) CESG
9 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Windows
2 10 (9.52%) Linux
3 9 (8.57%) UNIX
4 2 (1.90%) CentOS
4 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (78.10%) Information Security
2 25 (23.81%) Project Management
3 23 (21.90%) E-Commerce
4 22 (20.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 21 (20.00%) Analytics
6 19 (18.10%) Requirements Analysis
6 19 (18.10%) OOP
6 19 (18.10%) OO
6 19 (18.10%) Identity Management
7 18 (17.14%) Risk Management
8 17 (16.19%) SIEM
9 16 (15.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (12.38%) Open Source
11 12 (11.43%) ISMS
11 12 (11.43%) SOA
12 9 (8.57%) Data Protection
13 8 (7.62%) Incident Management
13 8 (7.62%) ITIL
13 8 (7.62%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (7.62%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.76%) SQL
2 25 (23.81%) Java
3 19 (18.10%) C++
4 4 (3.81%) Perl
4 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.95%) Python
6 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.95%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (32.38%) CISSP
2 16 (15.24%) CISA
3 14 (13.33%) CISM
4 11 (10.48%) Degree
5 10 (9.52%) CEH
6 8 (7.62%) GIAC
7 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.86%) CRISC
10 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.90%) MCSE
10 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.90%) RHCE
11 1 (0.95%) SSCP
11 1 (0.95%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (20.95%) PCI DSS
3 19 (18.10%) HL7
4 9 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.81%) COBIT
6 2 (1.90%) MiFID
6 2 (1.90%) Basel II
6 2 (1.90%) EMIR
6 2 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.95%) BS25999
7 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.90%) GPFS
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.90%) Nagios
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
1 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) IBM
2 19 (18.10%) InterSystems
3 5 (4.76%) Cisco
4 4 (3.81%) VMware
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle
5 3 (2.86%) SAP
5 3 (2.86%) Splunk
6 2 (1.90%) Opsware
6 2 (1.90%) Brocade
6 2 (1.90%) Symantec
6 2 (1.90%) Remedy
6 2 (1.90%) Dell
7 1 (0.95%) Juniper
7 1 (0.95%) Websense
7 1 (0.95%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.95%) Qualys
7 1 (0.95%) AppSense
7 1 (0.95%) Sourcefire
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Leeds & York Partnership NHS Trust
Salary: Up to £34,800 depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago