The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Information Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Specialist
Rank 235 223 199
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 4 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.037% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.038% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Median salary £52,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £55,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.82%
Information Specialist
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
5995 5236 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.31% 96.95% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4758 4438 4037
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Information Specialist in the job title.

Information Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Specialist Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Information Specialist
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Specialist across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Information Specialist Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Information Specialist
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Birmingham -19 2 £46,250 -
Staffordshire - 1 £65,000 - 1
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
2 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (40.00%) IT Audit
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) CISM
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (10.00%) ISMS
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) OSCP
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) CRM

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 4 (40.00%) IT Audit
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) ISMS
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CEH
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) OSCP
3 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (10.00%) NetIQ
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension + Other Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago