Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Specialist was £71,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Information Specialist
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 340 407
Rank change year-on-year +25 +67 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 5 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.049% 0.043% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.045% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
City of London median annual salary £71,500 £61,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.21% -18.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £62,500 £55,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £90,150 £66,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £61,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +14.75% -18.67% +20.00%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9671 11114 16415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.38% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8765 10132 14264
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Information Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Information Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Specialist in the City of London

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) COBIT
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ISMS
2 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk