The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Freedom of Information (FOI)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 859 918 881
Rank change year-on-year +59 -37  
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 15 29 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.029% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.040% 0.071% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 40
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £43,627
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -2.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £39,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year +22.64% +1.92%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37332 40904 45376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.03% 41.47% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29237 33478 36186
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £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
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Freedom of Information in the UK

Freedom of Information
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Freedom of Information in the UK

Freedom of Information
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England +40 15 £55,000 +30.17% 3
West Midlands +25 9 - - 2
Birmingham +21 9 - -
Manchester -30 2 £42,500 +23.18%
North West -43 2 £42,500 +32.81%
South West - 2 £55,000 -
London +22 1 £65,000 +51.16% 1
East of England - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £42,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Newquay - 1 - -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
New Quay - 1 - -
Ceredigion - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 23 (82.14%) Data Protection
2 19 (67.86%) Information Security
3 15 (53.57%) Service Delivery
3 15 (53.57%) Management Information System
4 14 (50.00%) ITIL
4 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 14 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
5 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
5 13 (46.43%) assyst
5 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
5 13 (46.43%) ITIL V3
5 13 (46.43%) SIEM
5 13 (46.43%) CISSP
5 13 (46.43%) Service Management
5 13 (46.43%) CISM
6 9 (32.14%) IBM
6 9 (32.14%) Digital Forensics
6 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (32.14%) Cyber Attack
6 9 (32.14%) QRadar
6 9 (32.14%) Security Monitoring
7 8 (28.57%) Security Operations
8 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
10 5 (17.86%) Change Management
10 5 (17.86%) CESG

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (46.43%) assyst
2 4 (14.29%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
General
1 4 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
1 9 (32.14%) Security Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Information Officer
2 8 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Security Operations Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Information Security Officer
3 5 (17.86%) Security Officer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Information Governance Officer
6 2 (7.14%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Project Officer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) Dropwizard
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) JSON
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Management Information System
2 14 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (46.43%) Data Centre
4 9 (32.14%) Cyber Attack
5 5 (17.86%) CESG
6 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (7.14%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
8 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
8 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Data Protection
2 19 (67.86%) Information Security
3 15 (53.57%) Service Delivery
4 14 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 14 (50.00%) ITIL
5 13 (46.43%) ITIL V3
5 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
5 13 (46.43%) Service Management
5 13 (46.43%) SIEM
6 9 (32.14%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (32.14%) Digital Forensics
6 9 (32.14%) Security Monitoring
7 8 (28.57%) Security Operations
8 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (17.86%) Change Management
9 5 (17.86%) Information Management
9 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
10 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 4 (14.29%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (46.43%) CISM
2 13 (46.43%) CISSP
2 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) CISA
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.57%) ECDL
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (3.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) QRadar
2 3 (10.71%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
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