The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Freedom of Information (FOI)
England / South East
Rank - 443 454
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.062% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.16% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 0
Median salary - £48,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £48,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -27.83% +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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5113 7640 7583
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.55% 39.68% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 6320 5949
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Freedom of Information in the South East

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware