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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Specialist
Rank 838 838 827
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 43 54 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.051% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.054% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 24 50 26
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £44,950 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £70,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 February 2015 within the UK.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Specialist
Top 16 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 February 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 -20 38 £52,500 +16.66% 2
London +22 22 £62,500 +8.69%
York - 11 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire - 11 £52,500 -
Yorkshire - 11 £52,500 -
Docklands, London - 6 - -
South East -13 3 £55,500 -20.71% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £55,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £55,500 -
Scotland +9 2 £48,000 +6.66%
City of London -1 2 £62,500 +11.60%
South West - 2 £55,000 - 1
Moray - 2 £48,000 -
Bristol - 1 £50,000 -
Plymouth - 1 £60,000 - 1
Devon - 1 £60,000 - 1

Information Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 94 (87.85%) Information Security
2 64 (59.81%) CISSP
3 30 (28.04%) Risk Management
4 29 (27.10%) Firewall
5 23 (21.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (20.56%) Finance
7 20 (18.69%) Management Information System
7 20 (18.69%) Cisco
7 20 (18.69%) Network Security
8 19 (17.76%) CheckPoint
9 18 (16.82%) CISM
10 17 (15.89%) Juniper
11 16 (14.95%) UNIX
12 15 (14.02%) DNS
12 15 (14.02%) CCNP
12 15 (14.02%) DHCP
12 15 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (13.08%) HP
13 14 (13.08%) OSPF
13 14 (13.08%) BGP
13 14 (13.08%) Wireless
13 14 (13.08%) Security Management
13 14 (13.08%) VMware
13 14 (13.08%) Blue Coat
13 14 (13.08%) CCSE
13 14 (13.08%) BIG-IP
13 14 (13.08%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (13.08%) Security Cleared
13 14 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (13.08%) Cisco ASA

Information Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (3.74%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Office
2 3 (2.80%) SmartSuite
3 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (27.10%) Firewall
2 20 (18.69%) Network Security
3 15 (14.02%) DHCP
3 15 (14.02%) DNS
4 14 (13.08%) Wireless
4 14 (13.08%) OSPF
4 14 (13.08%) BGP
4 14 (13.08%) BIG-IP
4 14 (13.08%) Cisco IOS
4 14 (13.08%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (13.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (13.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (13.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.74%) VPN
6 4 (3.74%) Internet
6 4 (3.74%) LAN
7 3 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.87%) SDH
8 2 (1.87%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (4.67%) MS Access
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Legal
3 10 (9.35%) Banking
4 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.54%) Retail
6 5 (4.67%) Marketing
7 3 (2.80%) Law
8 2 (1.87%) Publishing
9 1 (0.93%) Military
9 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.93%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.93%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) Web Services
1 7 (6.54%) XML
1 7 (6.54%) XSLT
1 7 (6.54%) XACML
2 3 (2.80%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.21%) GIS
3 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.67%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.67%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.74%) Tandem
6 3 (2.80%) CESG
7 2 (1.87%) PKI
7 2 (1.87%) RMADS
7 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.93%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.93%) SCADA
8 1 (0.93%) Physics
8 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) UNIX
2 12 (11.21%) Windows
3 9 (8.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (87.85%) Information Security
2 30 (28.04%) Risk Management
3 14 (13.08%) Security Management
3 14 (13.08%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (12.15%) Business Continuity
5 12 (11.21%) Information Security Management
5 12 (11.21%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (9.35%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (8.41%) Project Management
7 9 (8.41%) ISMS
8 8 (7.48%) Data Protection
8 8 (7.48%) Service Management
8 8 (7.48%) Cyber Security
9 7 (6.54%) Analytics
9 7 (6.54%) Security Architecture
9 7 (6.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (6.54%) Change Management
9 7 (6.54%) OOP
9 7 (6.54%) OO
9 7 (6.54%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.54%) C++
1 7 (6.54%) Java
1 7 (6.54%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) C
3 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (59.81%) CISSP
2 18 (16.82%) CISM
3 15 (14.02%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (14.02%) CCNP
4 14 (13.08%) CCSE
4 14 (13.08%) Security Cleared
5 13 (12.15%) CISA
6 9 (8.41%) SC Cleared
7 8 (7.48%) GIAC
8 7 (6.54%) CISMP
9 5 (4.67%) Degree
10 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.74%) CEH
11 3 (2.80%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (2.80%) MCSA
11 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.80%) VCP4
11 3 (2.80%) CRISC
12 2 (1.87%) QiCA
13 1 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.54%) HL7
3 5 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (3.74%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.80%) QA
6 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.93%) COBIT
7 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.93%) BS25999
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (13.08%) XenServer
2 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Cisco
2 19 (17.76%) CheckPoint
3 17 (15.89%) Juniper
4 14 (13.08%) HP
4 14 (13.08%) VMware
4 14 (13.08%) Blue Coat
4 14 (13.08%) SolarWinds
4 14 (13.08%) Infoblox
4 14 (13.08%) Imperva
4 14 (13.08%) F5
5 12 (11.21%) IBM
6 9 (8.41%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.48%) Cyber-Ark
8 7 (6.54%) InterSystems
9 4 (3.74%) ArcSight
9 4 (3.74%) Sun
10 3 (2.80%) AlgoSec
10 3 (2.80%) Tufin
11 2 (1.87%) NetIQ
12 1 (0.93%) Sophos
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Bemefits
Posted: 7 days ago