Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Freedom of Information (FOI)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1115 1152 1152
Rank change year-on-year +37 0 +124
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 59 46 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.026% 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.080% 0.063% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 40 70
England median annual salary £45,250 £34,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.09% -28.42% +26.67%
10th Percentile £36,115 £27,500 £26,225
90th Percentile £67,813 £46,400 £57,805
UK median annual salary £45,000 £34,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +32.35% -28.42% +23.38%

Freedom of Information is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73400 73389 86228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.29% 41.17% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55692 60903 69815
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Freedom of Information as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in England

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Freedom of Information in England

Freedom of Information
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Freedom of Information in England

Freedom of Information
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the England 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
London +47 33 £50,000 +26.58% 2
North of England +20 10 £39,504 +6.05% 1
North West +8 9 £42,500 +14.09% 1
Midlands +26 8 - -
West Midlands +4 8 - -
South West +15 4 £51,250 +67.70% 1
South East +38 3 £43,000 +34.38%
Yorkshire - 1 £35,650 -
East of England - 1 - -
Freedom of Information
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 51 (86.44%) Data Protection
2 29 (49.15%) Management Information System
3 20 (33.90%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (32.20%) Legal
5 18 (30.51%) Service Delivery
5 18 (30.51%) ITIL
6 17 (28.81%) Information Security
7 16 (27.12%) Project Management
8 14 (23.73%) CISSP
9 13 (22.03%) Windows
9 13 (22.03%) Service Management
9 13 (22.03%) ITIL V3
10 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
10 12 (20.34%) Data Protection Act
10 12 (20.34%) Degree
11 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
11 11 (18.64%) Supplier Management
12 10 (16.95%) Information Management
12 10 (16.95%) Freedom of Information Act
12 10 (16.95%) CISM
12 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
12 10 (16.95%) Problem Management
12 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (15.25%) Information Governance
13 9 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
13 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
13 9 (15.25%) GDPR
13 9 (15.25%) Change Management
14 8 (13.56%) IBM

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (10.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) assyst
2 1 (1.69%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Firewall
2 6 (10.17%) DMZ
2 6 (10.17%) LAN
2 6 (10.17%) WAN
3 2 (3.39%) Intranet
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) DSL
4 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) SMS
4 1 (1.69%) VLAN
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (32.20%) Legal
2 8 (13.56%) Law
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Finance
5 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 2 (3.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Architect
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Consultant
3 6 (10.17%) Information Manager
3 6 (10.17%) IT Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Security Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Forensic Investigator
4 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Security Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Security Operations Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Data Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Developer
5 4 (6.78%) ICT Specialist
5 4 (6.78%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Database Manager
6 3 (5.08%) IT Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
1 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (6.78%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.69%) CGI
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (49.15%) Management Information System
2 20 (33.90%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (20.34%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (16.95%) Freedom of Information Act
5 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
6 8 (13.56%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (6.78%) CESG
7 4 (6.78%) e-Learning
7 4 (6.78%) NHS
7 4 (6.78%) User Experience
8 1 (1.69%) CCTV
8 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Data Protection
2 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 18 (30.51%) Service Delivery
3 17 (28.81%) Information Security
4 16 (27.12%) Project Management
5 13 (22.03%) ITIL V3
5 13 (22.03%) Service Management
6 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
6 11 (18.64%) Supplier Management
7 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (16.95%) Information Management
7 10 (16.95%) Problem Management
8 9 (15.25%) Change Management
8 9 (15.25%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (15.25%) Information Governance
9 8 (13.56%) Digital Forensics
9 8 (13.56%) Performance Management
9 8 (13.56%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (13.56%) SIEM
10 6 (10.17%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) C#
2 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.08%) C
4 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) CISSP
2 12 (20.34%) Degree
3 10 (16.95%) CISM
3 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (6.78%) SANS
6 1 (1.69%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.69%) ECDL
6 1 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) GDPR
2 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.78%) RMADS
4 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (5.08%) SLA
5 2 (3.39%) GMP
5 2 (3.39%) ISO 14001
5 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) QRadar
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.69%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) IBM
3 5 (8.47%) Capita
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) Apple
6 1 (1.69%) Freshdesk
6 1 (1.69%) Siebel
6 1 (1.69%) Spiceworks
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau