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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 859 933 912
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 59 42 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.038% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.040% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 49 21 66
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Specialist
Top 30 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 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +53 58 £55,500 +16.84% 6
London +55 20 £70,000 +12.00% 3
Yorkshire +43 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands - 8 £52,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 -
South East +20 7 £50,000 -
South West +12 6 £55,000 +69.23%
Birmingham - 5 £52,500 - 1
Knaresborough - 4 £50,000 -
Leeds +22 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire +22 3 - - 1
York - 3 £62,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £50,000 -
East of England +36 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Wiltshire +18 2 £68,750 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £36,500 -
Swindon - 2 £68,750 -
Somerset - 2 £41,250 -
Solihull - 2 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £50,000 -
Aylesbury - 2 £36,500 -
Surrey +25 1 £70,000 -
Hertfordshire +22 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Cambridgeshire +14 1 - -
Guildford +11 1 £70,000 -
East Midlands -3 1 - -
Cambridge -4 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £56,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £52,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 93 (89.42%) Information Security
2 41 (39.42%) CISSP
3 36 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (32.69%) CISM
5 25 (24.04%) Data Protection
6 24 (23.08%) Firewall
6 24 (23.08%) CISA
7 22 (21.15%) Finance
8 20 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (18.27%) Information Security Management
9 19 (18.27%) Security Management
10 18 (17.31%) Risk Management
11 16 (15.38%) Windows
11 16 (15.38%) PCI DSS
12 15 (14.42%) Penetration Testing
13 14 (13.46%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (12.50%) Degree
14 13 (12.50%) COBIT
15 12 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
16 11 (10.58%) SIEM
16 11 (10.58%) Security Operations
16 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
17 10 (9.62%) Linux
17 10 (9.62%) VPN
17 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (8.65%) ArcSight
18 9 (8.65%) ITIL
18 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
18 9 (8.65%) Legal
19 8 (7.69%) Business Continuity

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 2 (1.92%) IIS
1 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.96%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.08%) Firewall
2 10 (9.62%) VPN
3 6 (5.77%) Network Security
4 4 (3.85%) DHCP
4 4 (3.85%) DNS
4 4 (3.85%) Wireless
5 3 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.88%) SAN
5 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.88%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.92%) Intranet
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.96%) Internet
7 1 (0.96%) MPLS
7 1 (0.96%) SSL
7 1 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.96%) DB2
2 1 (0.96%) Essbase
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) AppScan
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Legal
3 5 (4.81%) Retail
4 4 (3.85%) Marketing
5 3 (2.88%) Law
6 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.96%) Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Electronics
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.92%) .NET
1 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.96%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.96%) CSS
2 1 (0.96%) EDI
2 1 (0.96%) HTML
2 1 (0.96%) Middleware
2 1 (0.96%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (0.96%) RESTful
2 1 (0.96%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.96%) SOAP
2 1 (0.96%) WCF
2 1 (0.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) Social Media
6 1 (0.96%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.96%) CESG
6 1 (0.96%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.96%) PKI
6 1 (0.96%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Windows
2 10 (9.62%) Linux
3 5 (4.81%) Unix
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (89.42%) Information Security
2 25 (24.04%) Data Protection
3 20 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 19 (18.27%) Information Security Management
4 19 (18.27%) Security Management
5 18 (17.31%) Risk Management
6 15 (14.42%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (13.46%) Risk Assessment
8 12 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (10.58%) Security Operations
9 11 (10.58%) SIEM
10 9 (8.65%) ITIL
11 8 (7.69%) Business Continuity
11 8 (7.69%) Line Management
11 8 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 7 (6.73%) Security Architecture
12 7 (6.73%) Service Management
13 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 5 (4.81%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.77%) SQL
2 1 (0.96%) C#
2 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (39.42%) CISSP
2 34 (32.69%) CISM
3 24 (23.08%) CISA
4 13 (12.50%) Degree
5 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.73%) CEH
7 4 (3.85%) CRISC
8 2 (1.92%) CCNA
8 2 (1.92%) CFCE
8 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.92%) EnCE
8 2 (1.92%) GCIH
9 1 (0.96%) CISMP
9 1 (0.96%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.96%) MBA
9 1 (0.96%) OSCP
9 1 (0.96%) SANS
9 1 (0.96%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (34.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 13 (12.50%) COBIT
4 3 (2.88%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.96%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.85%) Xen
2 3 (2.88%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) EnCase
2 1 (0.96%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.96%) Nessus
2 1 (0.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) ArcSight
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) CheckPoint
3 5 (4.81%) Cisco
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 4 (3.85%) VMware
5 3 (2.88%) Forcepoint
6 2 (1.92%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (1.92%) NetIQ
6 2 (1.92%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.92%) Tufin
7 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.96%) CA
7 1 (0.96%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.96%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.96%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.96%) Juniper
7 1 (0.96%) Qualys
7 1 (0.96%) Remedy
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