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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Specialist
UK
Rank 794 887 925
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +38
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 47 52 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.051% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.053% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 47 43 24
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £40,000 £48,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 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 +94 46 £45,000 - 5
London +87 23 £47,500 -20.83% 3
East Midlands - 10 £45,000 - 1
City of London - 9 £57,500 -
Northampton - 7 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £45,000 -
North West -10 4 £44,000 -23.47% 1
North East - 4 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +34 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester -26 3 £38,000 -33.91% 1
Durham - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands +33 2 £42,500 -15.00%
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £47,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +18 1 £43,500 +8.75%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £37,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £37,500 -
Bradford - 1 £43,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £21,500 -
Newport - 1 £62,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £21,500 -
South Wales - 1 £62,500 -
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £62,500 -

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 135 (93.75%) Information Security
2 72 (50.00%) CISSP
3 60 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (40.97%) PCI DSS
5 44 (30.56%) Penetration Testing
6 40 (27.78%) Firewall
7 37 (25.69%) Risk Management
8 36 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 34 (23.61%) Cybersecurity
10 28 (19.44%) Finance
11 26 (18.06%) CISM
12 25 (17.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 25 (17.36%) SIEM
13 21 (14.58%) Retail
14 20 (13.89%) Network Security
15 19 (13.19%) ISMS
15 19 (13.19%) CISA
15 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
16 18 (12.50%) ITIL
16 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 18 (12.50%) Degree
17 17 (11.81%) Data Protection Act
17 17 (11.81%) Banking
18 16 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
18 16 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
18 16 (11.11%) Information Assurance
18 16 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 15 (10.42%) Management Information System
19 15 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
20 14 (9.72%) Telecoms

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 12 (8.33%) IIS
2 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) assyst
2 4 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.69%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (27.78%) Firewall
2 20 (13.89%) Network Security
3 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 15 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (9.03%) VPN
6 11 (7.64%) Internet
6 11 (7.64%) VLAN
7 10 (6.94%) WAN
8 9 (6.25%) Wireshark
9 8 (5.56%) Wireless
10 7 (4.86%) LAN
11 6 (4.17%) SAN
11 6 (4.17%) SSL
12 3 (2.08%) DHCP
12 3 (2.08%) DNS
12 3 (2.08%) WLAN
13 1 (0.69%) Intranet
13 1 (0.69%) LDAP
13 1 (0.69%) MPLS
13 1 (0.69%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) Big Data
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.69%) MS Access
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Burp Suite
General
1 28 (19.44%) Finance
2 21 (14.58%) Retail
3 17 (11.81%) Banking
4 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.17%) Legal
6 3 (2.08%) Law
7 2 (1.39%) Military
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.17%) .NET
1 6 (4.17%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.78%) Node.js
2 4 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.39%) Middleware
4 2 (1.39%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.69%) HTML
5 1 (0.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Data Protection Act
2 15 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.86%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (4.17%) PKI
5 6 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.78%) NHS
7 3 (2.08%) Life Science
7 3 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.69%) CESG
9 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.69%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.33%) Windows
2 7 (4.86%) Unix
3 6 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (93.75%) Information Security
2 44 (30.56%) Penetration Testing
3 37 (25.69%) Risk Management
4 36 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 34 (23.61%) Cybersecurity
6 25 (17.36%) SIEM
6 25 (17.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 19 (13.19%) ISMS
8 18 (12.50%) ITIL
9 16 (11.11%) Information Assurance
9 16 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
9 16 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
9 16 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 14 (9.72%) Security Architecture
11 13 (9.03%) Security Management
12 12 (8.33%) Security Testing
13 10 (6.94%) Security Operations
13 10 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (6.25%) Incident Management
14 9 (6.25%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.17%) SQL
2 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.69%) C
3 1 (0.69%) C#
3 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (50.00%) CISSP
2 26 (18.06%) CISM
3 19 (13.19%) CISA
4 18 (12.50%) Degree
5 12 (8.33%) CEH
6 11 (7.64%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (7.64%) SANS
6 11 (7.64%) Security+ Certification
7 8 (5.56%) GIAC
8 7 (4.86%) CCNA
8 7 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.17%) CCNP
9 6 (4.17%) IISP
9 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 6 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.78%) CRISC
10 4 (2.78%) SSCP
11 3 (2.08%) CISMP
12 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.39%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (40.97%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.47%) HIPAA
4 3 (2.08%) GDPR
4 3 (2.08%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.39%) COBIT
6 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.69%) GPG13
6 1 (0.69%) HL7
6 1 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.69%) QA
6 1 (0.69%) RMADS
6 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (4.17%) Nessus
2 6 (4.17%) SCCM
3 4 (2.78%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.56%) ArcSight
3 6 (4.17%) Cisco
3 6 (4.17%) NetApp
3 6 (4.17%) Qualys
3 6 (4.17%) Splunk
4 2 (1.39%) CA
4 2 (1.39%) ForgeRock
4 2 (1.39%) IBM
4 2 (1.39%) NetIQ
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) Cerner
5 1 (0.69%) FireEye
5 1 (0.69%) HP
5 1 (0.69%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.69%) iSOFT
5 1 (0.69%) McKesson
5 1 (0.69%) VMware
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