Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 742 718
Rank change year-on-year -12 -24 +92
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 457 453 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 372 378 545
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,850 £29,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £60,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 168,954 167,321 203,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,376 139,001 170,390
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Information Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Analyst in the UK

Information Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Information Analyst in the UK

Information Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Analyst over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Analyst in the UK

Information Analyst
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
England -2 447 £50,000 +11.11% 56
UK excluding London +5 228 £45,000 +5.88% 36
London -2 227 £50,000 - 27
South East +73 88 £50,000 -5.66% 6
North of England -26 49 £38,000 +1.33% 7
Midlands +5 47 £44,500 +4.71% 6
West Midlands +5 36 £40,000 +1.91% 4
Yorkshire +23 28 £38,000 -13.14% 5
East of England -23 20 £50,000 +16.28% 6
North West -28 20 £40,000 +31.15% 2
South West +4 17 £40,000 +22.32% 4
East Midlands +7 11 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Scotland -46 7 £50,000 +8.70% 5
North East -25 1 £31,500 +5.88%

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 featuring Information Analyst in the job title.

1 398 (87.09%) Information Security
2 245 (53.61%) CISSP
3 225 (49.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 163 (35.67%) CISM
5 151 (33.04%) Finance
6 119 (26.04%) Firewall
7 109 (23.85%) Cybersecurity
8 107 (23.41%) Management Information System
9 104 (22.76%) Risk Management
10 93 (20.35%) PCI DSS
11 84 (18.38%) Risk Assessment
12 80 (17.51%) Security Management
12 80 (17.51%) CISA
13 78 (17.07%) GIAC
14 76 (16.63%) Degree
15 74 (16.19%) Information Security Management
16 71 (15.54%) Penetration Testing
16 71 (15.54%) SIEM
17 65 (14.22%) Network Security
18 59 (12.91%) GDPR
19 57 (12.47%) Security Operations
20 56 (12.25%) CEH
21 55 (12.04%) Incident Management
21 55 (12.04%) CRISC
22 53 (11.60%) COBIT
23 52 (11.38%) Active Directory
23 52 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
23 52 (11.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 50 (10.94%) Data Protection
24 50 (10.94%) Risk Analysis

Information Analyst Skill Set
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 17 (3.72%) SAS
2 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.19%) Office 365
2 10 (2.19%) SaaS
3 8 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.09%) IaaS
5 3 (0.66%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.44%) Cloudflare
6 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (26.04%) Firewall
2 65 (14.22%) Network Security
3 19 (4.16%) HTTP
4 17 (3.72%) Internet
4 17 (3.72%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.06%) VPN
6 13 (2.84%) WAN
7 10 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (2.19%) SMS
8 9 (1.97%) SMTP
9 8 (1.75%) SSH
10 7 (1.53%) Intranet
11 5 (1.09%) LAN
12 3 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.66%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.44%) DNS
13 2 (0.44%) Wireless
14 1 (0.22%) DHCP
14 1 (0.22%) SAN
14 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.81%) SQL Server
1 22 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.97%) Power BI
4 8 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (1.53%) Data Mining
5 7 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.31%) QlikView
6 6 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.88%) Big Data
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.66%) MySQL
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.66%) AppScan
3 2 (0.44%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.44%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 151 (33.04%) Finance
2 27 (5.91%) Banking
3 13 (2.84%) Legal
4 12 (2.63%) Games
4 12 (2.63%) Law
4 12 (2.63%) Retail
5 11 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.75%) Back Office
7 7 (1.53%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.53%) Marketing
8 5 (1.09%) Automotive
9 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.66%) Front Office
10 3 (0.66%) Publishing
11 2 (0.44%) Advertising
11 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.88%) Web Services
2 2 (0.44%) .NET
2 2 (0.44%) Middleware
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.41%) Management Information System
2 52 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.16%) Data Centre
4 19 (4.16%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (3.50%) NHS
6 12 (2.63%) BYOD
7 11 (2.41%) CESG
8 9 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (1.75%) Reinsurance
10 7 (1.53%) Fintech
10 7 (1.53%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.88%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
14 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
15 1 (0.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 1 (0.22%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.07%) Windows
2 39 (8.53%) Linux
3 15 (3.28%) Unix
4 8 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.09%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (87.09%) Information Security
2 109 (23.85%) Cybersecurity
3 104 (22.76%) Risk Management
4 84 (18.38%) Risk Assessment
5 80 (17.51%) Security Management
6 74 (16.19%) Information Security Management
7 71 (15.54%) Penetration Testing
7 71 (15.54%) SIEM
8 57 (12.47%) Security Operations
9 55 (12.04%) Incident Management
10 52 (11.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 50 (10.94%) Data Protection
11 50 (10.94%) Risk Analysis
12 45 (9.85%) ISMS
12 45 (9.85%) Process Improvement
13 44 (9.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 43 (9.41%) Vulnerability Management
15 42 (9.19%) ITIL
16 36 (7.88%) IT Governance
17 35 (7.66%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.44%) SQL
2 18 (3.94%) PowerShell
2 18 (3.94%) Python
3 12 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 10 (2.19%) VBA
5 5 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.09%) Perl
5 5 (1.09%) R
6 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.66%) PHP
8 1 (0.22%) C
8 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 245 (53.61%) CISSP
2 163 (35.67%) CISM
3 80 (17.51%) CISA
4 78 (17.07%) GIAC
5 76 (16.63%) Degree
6 56 (12.25%) CEH
7 55 (12.04%) CRISC
8 33 (7.22%) SANS
9 29 (6.35%) SSCP
10 19 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (2.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 12 (2.63%) CCNA
14 11 (2.41%) OSCP
15 10 (2.19%) CISMP
16 9 (1.97%) GCIH
17 8 (1.75%) CCIE
17 8 (1.75%) GCIA
17 8 (1.75%) Security Cleared
18 7 (1.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (49.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (20.35%) PCI DSS
3 59 (12.91%) GDPR
4 53 (11.60%) COBIT
5 20 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.97%) NIST 800
8 8 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (1.53%) ISO 22301
10 6 (1.31%) SAS 70
11 5 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (1.09%) Data Quality
11 5 (1.09%) FISMA
11 5 (1.09%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.66%) QA
13 2 (0.44%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 52 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.31%) vSphere
5 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (8.53%) Nessus
2 18 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (2.84%) SCCM
4 12 (2.63%) OpenVAS
4 12 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (1.97%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.66%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.66%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.66%) Nagios
6 3 (0.66%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.66%) WebInspect
6 3 (0.66%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.44%) QRadar
7 2 (0.44%) WSUS
8 1 (0.22%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.22%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.22%) Oozie
8 1 (0.22%) PowerBroker
8 1 (0.22%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 48 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.25%) McAfee
2 24 (5.25%) Qualys
3 16 (3.50%) Palo Alto
4 14 (3.06%) CheckPoint
4 14 (3.06%) Cisco
4 14 (3.06%) Splunk
5 12 (2.63%) CyberArk
6 11 (2.41%) Acunetix
7 8 (1.75%) Blue Coat
7 8 (1.75%) Dell
7 8 (1.75%) FireEye
8 7 (1.53%) Oracle
8 7 (1.53%) Tableau
8 7 (1.53%) VMware
9 5 (1.09%) F5
9 5 (1.09%) Forcepoint
10 4 (0.88%) IBM
10 4 (0.88%) Reuters
10 4 (0.88%) SolarWinds