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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 828 892 828
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -64
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 64 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.046% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.048% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 38
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,200 £30,775
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,500 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.45% +15.78%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015 within the UK.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Specialist
Top 28 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 27 May 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 +55 56 £57,500 +4.54% 2
London +42 26 £70,000 +27.27%
East Midlands +20 7 - -
Northampton +5 7 - -
Northamptonshire +5 7 - -
South East +10 6 £53,750 -12.60%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £52,500 -
City of London +46 4 £85,000 +36.00%
South West - 4 £60,000 -
East of England +14 3 £55,000 +7.31%
Yorkshire +7 2 £36,500 -15.60% 2
North West +3 2 £62,500 +13.63%
Birmingham -11 2 - -
West Midlands -13 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £62,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Plymouth - 2 £60,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £36,500 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £36,500 -
Devon - 2 £60,000 -
Essex - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire -9 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Reading -9 1 £57,500 +4.54%
Cambridge - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £39,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 80 (74.77%) Information Security
2 42 (39.25%) CISSP
3 31 (28.97%) Management Information System
4 28 (26.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (24.30%) Web Services
6 25 (23.36%) Telecoms
6 25 (23.36%) Finance
6 25 (23.36%) Network Security
7 24 (22.43%) IBM
8 22 (20.56%) SQL
8 22 (20.56%) Project Management
9 21 (19.63%) CISM
9 21 (19.63%) Firewall
9 21 (19.63%) Computer Science
10 20 (18.69%) Java
11 19 (17.76%) XML
11 19 (17.76%) XSLT
11 19 (17.76%) C++
11 19 (17.76%) OOP
11 19 (17.76%) OO
11 19 (17.76%) Identity Management
11 19 (17.76%) InterSystems
11 19 (17.76%) Requirements Analysis
11 19 (17.76%) InterSystems Cache
11 19 (17.76%) HL7
11 19 (17.76%) Analytics
11 19 (17.76%) XACML
11 19 (17.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 16 (14.95%) SIEM
12 16 (14.95%) Cisco

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Office
1 2 (1.87%) SmartSuite
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.36%) Network Security
2 21 (19.63%) Firewall
3 11 (10.28%) Wireless
3 11 (10.28%) OSPF
3 11 (10.28%) BGP
3 11 (10.28%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (10.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (10.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (10.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (10.28%) NX-OS
3 11 (10.28%) DHCP
3 11 (10.28%) DNS
3 11 (10.28%) BIG-IP
3 11 (10.28%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (4.67%) VPN
5 3 (2.80%) LAN
6 2 (1.87%) SDH
6 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.87%) DWDM
6 2 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.76%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (4.67%) MS Access
3 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
General
1 25 (23.36%) Telecoms
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Banking
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 3 (2.80%) Military
5 2 (1.87%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) Electronics
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.30%) Web Services
2 19 (17.76%) XML
2 19 (17.76%) XSLT
2 19 (17.76%) XACML
3 3 (2.80%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.93%) .NET
4 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.97%) Management Information System
2 21 (19.63%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.15%) PKI
4 11 (10.28%) RMADS
5 6 (5.61%) Cryptography
5 6 (5.61%) GIS
6 5 (4.67%) Mainframe
6 5 (4.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.80%) CESG
7 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.87%) Economics
8 2 (1.87%) NHS
8 2 (1.87%) DTV
9 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.93%) BBC
9 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) UNIX
2 10 (9.35%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (74.77%) Information Security
2 22 (20.56%) Project Management
3 19 (17.76%) OOP
3 19 (17.76%) OO
3 19 (17.76%) Identity Management
3 19 (17.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 19 (17.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 19 (17.76%) Analytics
4 16 (14.95%) SIEM
5 15 (14.02%) Risk Management
6 14 (13.08%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (11.21%) ISMS
8 11 (10.28%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (9.35%) Incident Management
9 10 (9.35%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (9.35%) Security Management
9 10 (9.35%) Information Security Management
10 9 (8.41%) SOA
11 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.54%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.56%) SQL
2 20 (18.69%) Java
3 19 (17.76%) C++
4 1 (0.93%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (39.25%) CISSP
2 21 (19.63%) CISM
3 16 (14.95%) CISA
4 11 (10.28%) CCNP
4 11 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (10.28%) CCSE
4 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.48%) Degree
5 8 (7.48%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.61%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.80%) CRISC
8 1 (0.93%) CEH
8 1 (0.93%) CISMP
8 1 (0.93%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (17.76%) HL7
3 13 (12.15%) PCI DSS
4 7 (6.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.74%) COBIT
6 2 (1.87%) MiFID
6 2 (1.87%) Basel II
6 2 (1.87%) EMIR
6 2 (1.87%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.93%) BS25999
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (10.28%) XenServer
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (22.43%) IBM
2 19 (17.76%) InterSystems
3 16 (14.95%) Cisco
3 16 (14.95%) CheckPoint
4 14 (13.08%) Juniper
5 12 (11.21%) VMware
6 11 (10.28%) F5
6 11 (10.28%) HP
6 11 (10.28%) Blue Coat
6 11 (10.28%) SolarWinds
6 11 (10.28%) Infoblox
6 11 (10.28%) Imperva
7 6 (5.61%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (1.87%) AlgoSec
8 2 (1.87%) Tufin
8 2 (1.87%) SAP
9 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.93%) Symantec
9 1 (0.93%) Websense
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