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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 883 875 952
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +77
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 49 72 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.068% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.070% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 42
Median salary £46,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £48,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,250 £67,950
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-23.89% +2.72%

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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +29 49 £46,000 -20.00% 10
London +17 14 £60,000 -9.43% 3
South East +26 8 £45,500 -17.27% 3
Yorkshire +15 5 £48,000 +31.50% 2
South West +4 5 £40,000 -33.33% 1
West Midlands -11 5 £46,250 - 1
North West +24 4 £65,000 +4.00%
Buckinghamshire +23 4 £36,500 -32.09% 1
East of England +27 3 £43,000 -21.81%
Berkshire +11 3 £52,500 -8.69%
Cambridge +5 3 £43,000 -
Manchester +3 3 £49,250 -21.20%
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £43,000 -
Birmingham -9 3 £40,000 -
Aylesbury - 3 £36,500 - 1
Durham - 3 £36,500 -
Leeds - 3 £46,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £46,000 - 2
North East - 3 £36,500 -
Reading +13 2 £52,500 -8.69%
East Midlands +5 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £41,250 - 1
Bristol - 2 £41,250 -
Milton Keynes +23 1 £41,000 -36.92%
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £65,000 -
Swindon - 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 88 (88.00%) Information Security
2 56 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (38.00%) Firewall
4 33 (33.00%) Windows
5 31 (31.00%) Data Protection
6 30 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (29.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 27 (27.00%) Linux
8 27 (27.00%) CISSP
9 25 (25.00%) Legal
10 21 (21.00%) CISM
11 20 (20.00%) ITIL
11 20 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 20 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (20.00%) SaaS
11 20 (20.00%) Xen
11 20 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
11 20 (20.00%) Information Governance
12 19 (19.00%) Finance
12 19 (19.00%) Information Security Management
12 19 (19.00%) Security Management
13 16 (16.00%) COBIT
14 14 (14.00%) PCI DSS
14 14 (14.00%) CISA
15 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (12.00%) Degree
17 11 (11.00%) Security Operations
17 11 (11.00%) Management Information System
17 11 (11.00%) Business Continuity
18 10 (10.00%) Risk Assessment

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 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.00%) Firewall
2 20 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (7.00%) Network Security
4 5 (5.00%) VPN
4 5 (5.00%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.00%) SAN
6 2 (2.00%) Intranet
6 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.00%) LAN
7 1 (1.00%) WAN
7 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.00%) DB2
2 1 (1.00%) Big Data
2 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.00%) Essbase
2 1 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (25.00%) Legal
2 19 (19.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Law
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
1 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) EDI
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) RESTful
3 1 (1.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.00%) SOAP
3 1 (1.00%) WCF
3 1 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Social Media
6 1 (1.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.00%) Life Science
6 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.00%) New Media
6 1 (1.00%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 33 (33.00%) Windows
2 27 (27.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.00%) AIX
5 1 (1.00%) Android
5 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (88.00%) Information Security
2 31 (31.00%) Data Protection
3 30 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 29 (29.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (20.00%) Information Governance
5 20 (20.00%) ITIL
5 20 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
6 19 (19.00%) Information Security Management
6 19 (19.00%) Security Management
7 11 (11.00%) Business Continuity
7 11 (11.00%) Security Operations
8 10 (10.00%) Line Management
8 10 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 8 (8.00%) BCP
9 8 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
10 7 (7.00%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (7.00%) IT Audit
11 6 (6.00%) ITSM
11 6 (6.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) C#
2 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (27.00%) CISSP
2 21 (21.00%) CISM
3 14 (14.00%) CISA
4 12 (12.00%) Degree
5 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.00%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.00%) CCNA
7 2 (2.00%) CEH
7 2 (2.00%) CFCE
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.00%) EnCE
7 2 (2.00%) GCIH
8 1 (1.00%) CISMP
8 1 (1.00%) CRISC
8 1 (1.00%) MBA
8 1 (1.00%) OSCP
8 1 (1.00%) SANS
8 1 (1.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (56.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (16.00%) COBIT
3 14 (14.00%) PCI DSS
4 9 (9.00%) HIPAA
5 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
5 3 (3.00%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.00%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 20 (20.00%) Xen
2 3 (3.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) EnCase
Vendors
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.00%) Cisco
3 3 (3.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (3.00%) IBM
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) SAP
3 3 (3.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.00%) Citrix
4 2 (2.00%) NetIQ
4 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.00%) CA
5 1 (1.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.00%) Informatica
5 1 (1.00%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.00%) Juniper
5 1 (1.00%) Remedy
5 1 (1.00%) Splunk
5 1 (1.00%) Tufin
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension + Other Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London or Kent
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Aylesbury
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 26 days ago