The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information Act in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information Act over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
UK
Rank - 961 942
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information Act 0 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.003% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.007% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 14
Median salary - £51,750 £42,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.40%  
UK excluding London median salary - £51,750 £33,738
% change year-on-year - +53.38%  

Freedom of Information Act 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32599 42296 41280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.38% 40.95% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26231 33780 32617
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 Act
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information Act in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Freedom of Information Act in the UK

Freedom of Information Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Freedom of Information Act.

1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
4 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (57.14%) CLAS
4 4 (57.14%) Security Auditing
4 4 (57.14%) Internal Audit
4 4 (57.14%) JSP 440
4 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (57.14%) BCP
4 4 (57.14%) CISM
4 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
4 4 (57.14%) CESG
4 4 (57.14%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (57.14%) CISSP
5 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (28.57%) Information Management
7 1 (14.29%) B2B
7 1 (14.29%) EDRMS
7 1 (14.29%) Retail
7 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Law
7 1 (14.29%) Legal
7 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Records Management
7 1 (14.29%) Information Governance

Freedom of Information Act
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Account Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Information
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Information Assurance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (57.14%) CESG
2 4 (57.14%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Information Assurance
3 4 (57.14%) BCP
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) Internal Audit
3 4 (57.14%) Security Auditing
3 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 1 (14.29%) Records Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CLAS
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) JSP 440
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