The median annual salary for a Information Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

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

Information Analyst
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 651 703
Rank change year-on-year +57 +52  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 274 291 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.30% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 197 267 228
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year -4.44% +19.20%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81958 94956 104515
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.22% 96.40% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67650 79824 85637
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

Information Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Information Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Analyst in the UK

Information Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 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 +49 263 £45,000 -10.00% 27
London +28 123 £47,500 -13.63% 11
South East +70 56 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East of England +19 25 £43,000 +7.50%
City of London +19 22 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Surrey +26 20 £44,000 -16.19% 1
Yorkshire +21 20 £37,500 -26.47% 3
West Yorkshire +20 15 £37,500 -26.47% 3
Leeds +12 14 £37,500 -26.47% 3
North West -40 14 £50,000 +20.48% 2
Kent - 14 £43,750 - 1
Manchester -33 13 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Essex - 12 £42,250 -
Berkshire +35 9 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Hampshire +35 9 £57,500 +84.00%
West Midlands +22 9 £40,000 -6.97% 2
South West +15 9 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Hertfordshire +18 8 £45,000 -30.76%
Bristol +4 8 £27,500 -16.66% 1
Scotland +14 7 £40,000 -13.97%
Barnet - 7 £45,000 -
Glasgow +22 6 £40,000 -14.89%
East Midlands +14 6 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Chelmsford - 5 £43,000 -
Bracknell - 4 £65,000 - 1
Sheffield - 4 - -
Solihull - 4 £40,000 -
West Malling - 4 £42,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 - -
Bedfordshire +22 3 £36,250 -34.09%

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, Information Analyst 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 featuring Information Analyst in the job title.

1 399 (77.48%) Information Security
2 252 (48.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 206 (40.00%) CISSP
4 157 (30.49%) Finance
5 150 (29.13%) CISM
6 132 (25.63%) Management Information System
6 132 (25.63%) Risk Management
7 112 (21.75%) CISA
8 108 (20.97%) Firewall
9 99 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
10 94 (18.25%) PCI DSS
11 93 (18.06%) SIEM
12 83 (16.12%) Data Protection
13 79 (15.34%) SQL
14 73 (14.17%) Security Management
15 66 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
16 64 (12.43%) Information Security Management
17 58 (11.26%) Vulnerability Management
18 57 (11.07%) Windows
19 50 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
20 48 (9.32%) Microsoft Excel
20 48 (9.32%) Risk Analysis
20 48 (9.32%) Network Security
21 46 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
22 45 (8.74%) CEH
22 45 (8.74%) Analytics
23 44 (8.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 44 (8.54%) Microsoft
24 43 (8.35%) ITIL
24 43 (8.35%) Incident Management

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 12 (2.33%) SAS
2 8 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.17%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.17%) IIS
4 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 48 (9.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.94%) SPSS
3 8 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.97%) SaaS
2 4 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) IaaS
3 2 (0.39%) Office 365
3 2 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (20.97%) Firewall
2 48 (9.32%) Network Security
3 24 (4.66%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (3.30%) DNS
5 14 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.55%) tcpdump
7 8 (1.55%) VPN
7 8 (1.55%) Wireshark
8 6 (1.17%) SSL
9 5 (0.97%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (0.97%) Internet
9 5 (0.97%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.78%) DHCP
10 4 (0.78%) LAN
10 4 (0.78%) LDAP
11 3 (0.58%) HTTP
11 3 (0.58%) WAN
12 2 (0.39%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 10 (1.94%) Big Data
9 8 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.97%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.97%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.58%) MS Access
12 3 (0.58%) Power BI
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.39%) PowerPivot
13 2 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (2.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.39%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 157 (30.49%) Finance
2 41 (7.96%) Legal
3 26 (5.05%) Banking
4 20 (3.88%) Retail
5 14 (2.72%) Marketing
6 13 (2.52%) Law
7 8 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.55%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.17%) Front Office
8 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.78%) Games
11 3 (0.58%) Advertising
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.94%) SailPoint
2 8 (1.55%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.36%) Web Services
4 6 (1.17%) Kafka
4 6 (1.17%) NumPy
4 6 (1.17%) Pandas
4 6 (1.17%) SciPy
5 5 (0.97%) SAML
6 3 (0.58%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.39%) .NET
7 2 (0.39%) OAuth
7 2 (0.39%) RESTful
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.19%) ODBC
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 132 (25.63%) Management Information System
2 99 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.57%) Data Protection Act
4 33 (6.41%) NHS
5 17 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.33%) Derivative
6 12 (2.33%) iPad
7 10 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.75%) CESG
9 8 (1.55%) Cyber Attack
9 8 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.97%) Life Science
11 5 (0.97%) PKI
12 4 (0.78%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.58%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.58%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.07%) Windows
2 39 (7.57%) Linux
3 19 (3.69%) Unix
3 19 (3.69%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.39%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (77.48%) Information Security
2 132 (25.63%) Risk Management
3 93 (18.06%) SIEM
4 83 (16.12%) Data Protection
5 73 (14.17%) Security Management
6 66 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
7 64 (12.43%) Information Security Management
8 58 (11.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 50 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (9.32%) Risk Analysis
11 46 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
12 45 (8.74%) Analytics
13 44 (8.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 43 (8.35%) Incident Management
14 43 (8.35%) ITIL
14 43 (8.35%) Security Operations
15 35 (6.80%) Risk Assessment
16 34 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (6.60%) Security Monitoring
17 33 (6.41%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 79 (15.34%) SQL
2 19 (3.69%) VBA
3 14 (2.72%) ANSI SQL
4 13 (2.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (2.52%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.75%) Java
5 9 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.55%) C#
6 8 (1.55%) Python
7 7 (1.36%) R
8 6 (1.17%) C++
9 2 (0.39%) AWK
9 2 (0.39%) Perl
9 2 (0.39%) Scala
9 2 (0.39%) sed
10 1 (0.19%) C
10 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 206 (40.00%) CISSP
2 150 (29.13%) CISM
3 112 (21.75%) CISA
4 45 (8.74%) CEH
5 41 (7.96%) Degree
6 31 (6.02%) GIAC
7 26 (5.05%) CRISC
8 16 (3.11%) SANS
9 13 (2.52%) SSCP
10 11 (2.14%) CompTIA Security+
10 11 (2.14%) Security+ Certification
11 9 (1.75%) GCIA
12 8 (1.55%) CISMP
12 8 (1.55%) GCIH
12 8 (1.55%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.36%) CASP
14 6 (1.17%) GSEC
14 6 (1.17%) OSCP
15 5 (0.97%) IISP
16 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (48.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (18.25%) PCI DSS
3 33 (6.41%) GDPR
4 29 (5.63%) COBIT
5 22 (4.27%) Data Quality
5 22 (4.27%) ISO27002
6 21 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 12 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 11 (2.14%) ISO22301
10 8 (1.55%) ISO 9000
11 6 (1.17%) PMO
12 4 (0.78%) SLA
12 4 (0.78%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.58%) SAS 70
14 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 1 (0.19%) GPG13
15 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 30 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (4.66%) Nessus
2 11 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (1.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 7 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (1.17%) SCCM
6 4 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.58%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.39%) Oozie
8 2 (0.39%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.19%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.19%) Kibana
9 1 (0.19%) logstash
9 1 (0.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 44 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.60%) Cisco
3 29 (5.63%) Tableau
4 22 (4.27%) CheckPoint
5 20 (3.88%) McAfee
6 18 (3.50%) Oracle
7 15 (2.91%) Palo Alto
8 14 (2.72%) LogRhythm
9 13 (2.52%) Dell
9 13 (2.52%) Google
9 13 (2.52%) Splunk
10 12 (2.33%) Qualys
10 12 (2.33%) SAP
11 10 (1.94%) Alteryx
11 10 (1.94%) Blue Coat
12 9 (1.75%) FireEye
13 7 (1.36%) F5
13 7 (1.36%) Sophos
14 6 (1.17%) Juniper
14 6 (1.17%) Symantec
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £44500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: 18 days ago