The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Analyst
Rank 194 183 196
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 10 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 6
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +6.45%
Information Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Analyst across the West Midlands region.

Information Analyst Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Information Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Information Analyst Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Information Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Coventry - 4 £38,500 -
Staffordshire +6 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 -
Birmingham -11 1 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Solihull - 1 £29,265 -
Information Analyst
England

Information Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Information Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 33 (82.50%) Information Security
2 30 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (70.00%) PCI DSS
4 19 (47.50%) Data Protection
5 15 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 15 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (32.50%) Network Architecture
7 11 (27.50%) CISSP
8 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 9 (22.50%) CISM
9 9 (22.50%) Wireshark
10 7 (17.50%) Change Management
10 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (17.50%) Network Security
11 6 (15.00%) Regular Expression
11 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (15.00%) SQL
12 5 (12.50%) Finance
12 5 (12.50%) COBIT
12 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 4 (10.00%) CISA
13 4 (10.00%) Information Governance
13 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (7.50%) Security Management
14 3 (7.50%) MS Office
14 3 (7.50%) VBA
14 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
15 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
15 2 (5.00%) Automotive

Information Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Information Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) SPSS
3 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (17.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.50%) MS Access
1 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Online Gambling
4 2 (5.00%) Statistics
4 2 (5.00%) GIS
5 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) CMDB
5 1 (2.50%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) Information Security
2 19 (47.50%) Data Protection
3 15 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 13 (32.50%) Network Architecture
5 7 (17.50%) Change Management
5 7 (17.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.00%) Information Governance
9 3 (7.50%) Security Management
9 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (5.00%) ITIL
11 1 (2.50%) Information Assurance
11 1 (2.50%) Analytics
11 1 (2.50%) Data Cleansing
11 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
11 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.50%) ETL
11 1 (2.50%) Statistical Analysis
11 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) VBA
3 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) CISSP
2 9 (22.50%) CISM
3 4 (10.00%) CISA
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (70.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.50%) COBIT
4 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy
2 1 (2.50%) BMC
2 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.50%) SAP