The median annual salary for a Information Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 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 / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 235 253
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.065% 0.035% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.036% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £55,000 £50,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -18.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 5576 6456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.83% 97.04% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4959 4681 5205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Information Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Specialist in the North West

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Information Specialist in the North West

Information Specialist
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -20 4 £55,000 +64.17% 1
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North West region featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) NHS
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) WLAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Design
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Data Governance

Information Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) WLAN
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
1 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Pension & Bonus
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