The median annual salary for a Information Specialist was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Specialist
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 - 324
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 7 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% - 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Median salary £70,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% -16.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6888 9927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 6155 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Information Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Information Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Specialist in the City of London

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Specialist in the City of London.

Salary trend for Information Specialist in the City of London

Information Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Specialist in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Specialist in the City of London

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 City of London region featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) OSCP
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management

Information Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 39,000 to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday