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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Freedom of Information (FOI)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 909 914
Rank change year-on-year +58 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 8 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.027% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.064% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 26
Median salary £32,000 £48,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.02% +18.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £35,900 £33,738
10% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £48,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -23.19% +38.57%  

Freedom of Information is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30937 40356 39375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.53% 41.15% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25094 32674 31452
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
West Midlands - 4 £33,500 -
South West - 3 £30,250 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Freedom of Information
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 33 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (60.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (60.61%) Service Delivery
2 20 (60.61%) Information Security
3 19 (57.58%) ITIL
3 19 (57.58%) ITIL V3
4 17 (51.52%) Management Information System
5 16 (48.48%) Risk Management
5 16 (48.48%) Risk Assessment
5 16 (48.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (45.45%) Incident Management
6 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
6 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 15 (45.45%) Service Management
7 14 (42.42%) CISA
7 14 (42.42%) CISM
7 14 (42.42%) Change Management
7 14 (42.42%) Data Security
7 14 (42.42%) CESG
7 14 (42.42%) Sentinel
7 14 (42.42%) Cryptography
7 14 (42.42%) CISSP
7 14 (42.42%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
7 14 (42.42%) QA
7 14 (42.42%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
7 14 (42.42%) IT Governance
7 14 (42.42%) assyst
7 14 (42.42%) Problem Management

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 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (42.42%) assyst
1 14 (42.42%) Sentinel
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Information Officer
2 14 (42.42%) Security Officer
3 12 (36.36%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Information Governance Officer
5 4 (12.12%) Service Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Governance Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Information Governance Manager
7 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Security Officer
8 1 (3.03%) Head of Information
8 1 (3.03%) Head of Information Assurance
8 1 (3.03%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Software Packaging
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Management Information System
2 14 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (42.42%) CESG
2 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
2 14 (42.42%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (24.24%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (15.15%) Blackberry
5 3 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
1 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
1 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (60.61%) Information Security
2 20 (60.61%) Service Delivery
3 19 (57.58%) ITIL
3 19 (57.58%) ITIL V3
4 16 (48.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (48.48%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (48.48%) Risk Management
5 15 (45.45%) Incident Management
5 15 (45.45%) Service Management
6 14 (42.42%) Change Management
6 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
6 14 (42.42%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 14 (42.42%) Cryptography
6 14 (42.42%) Data Security
6 14 (42.42%) IT Audit
6 14 (42.42%) IT Governance
6 14 (42.42%) Problem Management
6 14 (42.42%) SIEM
7 13 (39.39%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C#
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 14 (42.42%) CISA
2 14 (42.42%) CISM
2 14 (42.42%) CISSP
2 14 (42.42%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (18.18%) MCSE
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (15.15%) MCP
4 5 (15.15%) MCSA
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (42.42%) Cyber Essentials
2 14 (42.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
2 14 (42.42%) QA
3 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
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