Period
to 13 June 2021

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 710 599 758
Rank change year-on-year -111 +159 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 175 238 326
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 128 204 257
10th Percentile £30,000 £35,375 £30,447
25th Percentile £39,313 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.10%
75th Percentile £59,063 £60,000 £55,250
90th Percentile £66,800 £65,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 81,802 73,221 127,642
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.88% 95.07% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60,422 59,991 103,480
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

Information Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Analyst in England

Information Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Information Analyst in England

Information Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Analyst in England over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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 13 June 2021. 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 -91 66 £58,000 +5.45% 4
South East -1 42 £52,500 +16.67% 4
North of England -69 23 £34,500 -31.00% 12
East of England +15 21 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North West -22 14 £34,000 -22.29% 9
Midlands -44 13 £42,500 -5.56% 4
West Midlands -43 8 £47,000 +4.44% 4
Yorkshire -54 7 £43,750 -15.05% 2
East Midlands -32 5 £32,500 -2.99%
South West -53 5 £29,600 -15.43% 2
North East -10 2 £36,000 - 1
Information Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, Information Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Information Analyst in the job title.

1 133 (76.00%) Information Security
2 78 (44.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 75 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 54 (30.86%) Management Information System
5 45 (25.71%) Social Skills
6 34 (19.43%) Risk Management
6 34 (19.43%) Finance
6 34 (19.43%) CISSP
7 33 (18.86%) Cyber Essentials
7 33 (18.86%) NIST
8 31 (17.71%) PCI DSS
9 30 (17.14%) Security Operations
10 28 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (16.00%) ITIL
10 28 (16.00%) Legal
11 27 (15.43%) Windows
11 27 (15.43%) GDPR
12 25 (14.29%) SQL
12 25 (14.29%) CISM
12 25 (14.29%) ISMS
12 25 (14.29%) SIEM
13 23 (13.14%) Vulnerability Management
13 23 (13.14%) Problem Management
13 23 (13.14%) Firewall
13 23 (13.14%) GRC
14 22 (12.57%) Security Management
15 21 (12.00%) Law
15 21 (12.00%) Information Security Management
16 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
16 20 (11.43%) Influencing Skills

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 8 (4.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (4.57%) GemFire
2 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) Apache
3 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.71%) PaaS
2 15 (8.57%) Azure
3 14 (8.00%) AWS
3 14 (8.00%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (5.14%) SaaS
5 8 (4.57%) GitHub
6 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.71%) IaaS
7 2 (1.14%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.14%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.57%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.57%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.57%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.14%) Firewall
2 19 (10.86%) Network Security
3 8 (4.57%) Calico
4 5 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (2.29%) DNS
5 4 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.71%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.14%) Internet
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.57%) DMARC
8 1 (0.57%) LAN
8 1 (0.57%) SSL
8 1 (0.57%) VPN
8 1 (0.57%) WAN
8 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.14%) Power BI
3 2 (1.14%) Tableau
4 1 (0.57%) Informix
4 1 (0.57%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Eclipse
1 15 (8.57%) Rational Quality Manager
1 15 (8.57%) Rational Rhapsody
1 15 (8.57%) Rational Team Concert
2 8 (4.57%) Cucumber
2 8 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.57%) Gradle
2 8 (4.57%) gulp
2 8 (4.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.57%) Protractor
2 8 (4.57%) Selenium
2 8 (4.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 45 (25.71%) Social Skills
2 34 (19.43%) Finance
3 28 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (16.00%) Legal
4 21 (12.00%) Law
5 20 (11.43%) Influencing Skills
6 18 (10.29%) Presentation Skills
7 16 (9.14%) Banking
8 6 (3.43%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (2.86%) Retail
10 3 (1.71%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.57%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.57%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.57%) JTS
2 9 (5.14%) Kafka
3 8 (4.57%) AngularJS
3 8 (4.57%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (4.57%) J2EE
3 8 (4.57%) Node.js
3 8 (4.57%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (4.57%) Spring
3 8 (4.57%) Spring Boot
3 8 (4.57%) Spring Integration
3 8 (4.57%) WireMock
4 2 (1.14%) OAuth
4 2 (1.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (30.86%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.86%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (6.29%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (5.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 7 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.29%) NHS
6 4 (2.29%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.71%) PKI
8 2 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) CMDB
9 1 (0.57%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.43%) Windows
2 20 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Unix
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (76.00%) Information Security
2 75 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (19.43%) Risk Management
4 30 (17.14%) Security Operations
5 28 (16.00%) ITIL
6 25 (14.29%) ISMS
6 25 (14.29%) SIEM
7 23 (13.14%) Problem Management
7 23 (13.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (12.57%) Security Management
9 21 (12.00%) Information Security Management
10 19 (10.86%) Information Management
11 16 (9.14%) Configuration Management
12 15 (8.57%) Collaborative Engineering
12 15 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (8.57%) Requirements Management
12 15 (8.57%) Security Monitoring
12 15 (8.57%) Software Engineering
13 14 (8.00%) Computer Science
13 14 (8.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.29%) SQL
2 9 (5.14%) Java
2 9 (5.14%) Python
3 8 (4.57%) Bash Shell
3 8 (4.57%) Go
3 8 (4.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.57%) Ruby
4 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (19.43%) CISSP
2 25 (14.29%) CISM
3 18 (10.29%) Degree
4 13 (7.43%) CISA
5 12 (6.86%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (5.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 8 (4.57%) OCP
7 8 (4.57%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (4.00%) CEH
8 7 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.00%) CRISC
9 5 (2.86%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (2.86%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.29%) CCNA
10 4 (2.29%) ISACA
11 3 (1.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (1.71%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (44.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (18.86%) Cyber Essentials
2 33 (18.86%) NIST
3 31 (17.71%) PCI DSS
4 27 (15.43%) GDPR
5 23 (13.14%) GRC
6 9 (5.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (5.14%) SLA
7 8 (4.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (3.43%) NIST 800
10 5 (2.86%) COBIT
10 5 (2.86%) JSP 440
10 5 (2.86%) QA
11 3 (1.71%) Solvency II
12 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.57%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.57%) IASME
13 1 (0.57%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 8 (4.57%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (8.00%) Nessus
2 8 (4.57%) Ansible
2 8 (4.57%) Grafana
2 8 (4.57%) Kibana
2 8 (4.57%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.57%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.71%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.14%) Cisco
3 15 (8.57%) IBM
4 9 (5.14%) Oracle
5 8 (4.57%) PayPal
6 7 (4.00%) Rapid7
7 4 (2.29%) SAP
8 3 (1.71%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (1.71%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.14%) CrowdStrike
9 2 (1.14%) VMware
10 1 (0.57%) Adobe
10 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.57%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.57%) iManage
10 1 (0.57%) Intel
10 1 (0.57%) McAfee
10 1 (0.57%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.57%) Recommind
10 1 (0.57%) Symantec