Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Specialist was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 - 260
Rank change year-on-year - +260 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 8 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.15% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 11
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 - £47,500
10th Percentile £37,500 - £45,000
90th Percentile £43,250 - £50,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.78% +24.21% -19.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5112 6378 7246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.72% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4261 5047 5871
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Information Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Specialist in the East Midlands

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Information Specialist in the East Midlands

Information Specialist
Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 7 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Midlands region featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) CISSP
2 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Internal Audit
5 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (12.50%) Multichannel Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services

Information Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (37.50%) Internal Audit
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Multichannel Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft