Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Information Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 709 767 740
Rank change year-on-year +58 -27 +53
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 490 446 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 411 373 496
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.26% +17.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Information Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Information Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Information Analyst in England

Information Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Information Analyst in England

Information Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Analyst in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Analyst in England

Information Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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 -1 228 £53,750 -2.27% 11
South East +71 93 £45,000 -11.76% 9
North of England +15 81 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Yorkshire +42 42 £36,000 -20.00% 2
Midlands +23 39 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North West -16 39 £43,000 +14.67% 1
West Midlands -5 35 £43,750 +9.38% 2
East of England +16 28 £45,000 +8.43% 1
South West +12 23 £40,000 +22.32% 2
East Midlands +40 4 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Information Analyst
UK

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Information Analyst 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 England region featuring Information Analyst in the job title.

1 418 (85.31%) Information Security
2 251 (51.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 241 (49.18%) CISSP
4 181 (36.94%) CISM
5 178 (36.33%) Finance
6 132 (26.94%) Firewall
7 110 (22.45%) CISA
7 110 (22.45%) Management Information System
8 100 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
9 99 (20.20%) SIEM
10 98 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 95 (19.39%) PCI DSS
12 87 (17.76%) Security Management
13 85 (17.35%) Information Security Management
14 80 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
15 76 (15.51%) Risk Assessment
16 75 (15.31%) GIAC
16 75 (15.31%) Network Security
17 74 (15.10%) Data Protection
18 72 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
18 72 (14.69%) Degree
19 65 (13.27%) Microsoft
20 64 (13.06%) Windows
21 62 (12.65%) ISMS
22 58 (11.84%) CRISC
23 56 (11.43%) GDPR
24 53 (10.82%) Active Directory
25 52 (10.61%) Risk Analysis
26 50 (10.20%) Security Operations
27 49 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Information Analyst Skill Set
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 15 (3.06%) SAS
2 4 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 32 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.24%) Office 365
3 10 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.04%) SaaS
4 3 (0.61%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.41%) Cloudflare
5 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) OpenDNS
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (26.94%) Firewall
2 75 (15.31%) Network Security
3 16 (3.27%) VPN
4 15 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (2.65%) Internet
6 11 (2.24%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.04%) SMS
8 8 (1.63%) HTTP
8 8 (1.63%) WAN
9 7 (1.43%) Intranet
9 7 (1.43%) LAN
10 5 (1.02%) DNS
10 5 (1.02%) VLAN
10 5 (1.02%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.82%) DHCP
11 4 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
12 2 (0.41%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (0.41%) SMTP
12 2 (0.41%) SSH
12 2 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 28 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.63%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (1.43%) Power BI
8 6 (1.22%) MS Access
8 6 (1.22%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.02%) QlikView
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.41%) Big Data
11 2 (0.41%) GIS
11 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.41%) MySQL
11 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.20%) AppScan
4 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 178 (36.33%) Finance
2 33 (6.73%) Banking
3 24 (4.90%) Legal
4 19 (3.88%) Law
5 11 (2.24%) Retail
6 7 (1.43%) Marketing
7 6 (1.22%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.82%) Advertising
8 4 (0.82%) Games
8 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.61%) Automotive
9 3 (0.61%) Front Office
9 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.22%) Web Services
2 3 (0.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.20%) HTML
3 1 (0.20%) SOAP
3 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 72 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.10%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.86%) NHS
5 14 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.45%) Reinsurance
7 12 (2.45%) Smart Energy
7 12 (2.45%) Smart Meter
8 11 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 10 (2.04%) BYOD
9 10 (2.04%) CESG
9 10 (2.04%) Cyber Attack
10 7 (1.43%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.22%) iPad
12 5 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.82%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.82%) Fintech
13 4 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 64 (13.06%) Windows
2 46 (9.39%) Linux
3 15 (3.06%) Unix
4 6 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.61%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (85.31%) Information Security
2 100 (20.41%) Cybersecurity
3 99 (20.20%) SIEM
4 98 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 87 (17.76%) Security Management
6 85 (17.35%) Information Security Management
7 80 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
8 76 (15.51%) Risk Assessment
9 74 (15.10%) Data Protection
10 62 (12.65%) ISMS
11 52 (10.61%) Risk Analysis
12 50 (10.20%) Security Operations
13 49 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 48 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
14 48 (9.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 45 (9.18%) Process Improvement
16 44 (8.98%) Data Security
17 43 (8.78%) Incident Management
18 40 (8.16%) Project Management
19 34 (6.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 46 (9.39%) SQL
2 16 (3.27%) VBA
3 13 (2.65%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.63%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.22%) Python
6 4 (0.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.61%) C#
7 3 (0.61%) R
8 2 (0.41%) C
8 2 (0.41%) PHP
8 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 241 (49.18%) CISSP
2 181 (36.94%) CISM
3 110 (22.45%) CISA
4 75 (15.31%) GIAC
5 72 (14.69%) Degree
6 58 (11.84%) CRISC
7 40 (8.16%) CEH
8 31 (6.33%) SSCP
9 25 (5.10%) SANS
10 20 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (3.47%) CCNA
12 16 (3.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 12 (2.45%) CISMP
13 12 (2.45%) GCIA
13 12 (2.45%) GCIH
14 10 (2.04%) CCNP
15 9 (1.84%) CGEIT
16 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
17 7 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
17 7 (1.43%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (51.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (19.39%) PCI DSS
3 56 (11.43%) GDPR
4 26 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 25 (5.10%) COBIT
6 18 (3.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (2.45%) NIST 800
8 11 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (1.63%) ISO 9001
10 7 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (1.43%) ISO 22301
11 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (1.22%) SAS 70
12 5 (1.02%) Data Quality
12 5 (1.02%) FISMA
13 4 (0.82%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 4 (0.82%) PMO
13 4 (0.82%) QA
14 3 (0.61%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 53 (10.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.63%) vSphere
5 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.41%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (4.08%) Nessus
2 19 (3.88%) McAfee ePO
3 18 (3.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 10 (2.04%) SCCM
5 9 (1.84%) OpenVAS
6 5 (1.02%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.82%) Nagios
7 4 (0.82%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.41%) QRadar
9 2 (0.41%) WSUS
10 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.20%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.20%) EnCase
10 1 (0.20%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.20%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.20%) Nmap
10 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.20%) Oozie
10 1 (0.20%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 65 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.53%) Cisco
3 25 (5.10%) McAfee
4 18 (3.67%) CheckPoint
5 16 (3.27%) Dell
5 16 (3.27%) Palo Alto
6 13 (2.65%) Blue Coat
6 13 (2.65%) FireEye
6 13 (2.65%) Splunk
7 12 (2.45%) Qualys
7 12 (2.45%) VMware
8 10 (2.04%) Acunetix
8 10 (2.04%) CyberArk
9 7 (1.43%) Forcepoint
10 5 (1.02%) F5
10 5 (1.02%) Tableau
11 4 (0.82%) Oracle
11 4 (0.82%) SolarWinds
11 4 (0.82%) SonicWALL
12 3 (0.61%) SAP