Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 724 728 753
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 +26
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 476 522 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 391 424 532
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +12.94%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - -3.41% +10.00%

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 168,332 171,865 195,836
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.19% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 136,208 140,089 164,520
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -27 440 £46,000 +2.22% 54
UK excluding London -15 257 £42,500 - 39
London +5 214 £50,000 -4.76% 18
South East +1 78 £55,000 +22.22% 6
North of England +12 74 £38,750 -6.06% 13
Midlands +2 48 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Yorkshire +27 43 £38,500 +10.00% 3
West Midlands +40 41 £33,500 -11.84% 1
North West +2 31 £39,000 -17.89% 8
Scotland -3 20 £45,500 +10.30% 2
East of England -24 14 £52,500 +22.09% 6
South West -9 12 £37,500 - 3
Wales +22 11 £35,000 -3.45% 1
East Midlands -4 7 £42,500 -5.56% 7

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 414 (86.97%) Information Security
2 235 (49.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 192 (40.34%) CISSP
4 149 (31.30%) Finance
5 133 (27.94%) CISM
6 115 (24.16%) PCI DSS
7 101 (21.22%) Risk Management
8 92 (19.33%) CISA
9 91 (19.12%) Management Information System
10 80 (16.81%) GDPR
11 66 (13.87%) Cybersecurity
12 65 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 61 (12.82%) COBIT
14 59 (12.39%) Data Protection
15 57 (11.97%) Degree
16 55 (11.55%) Firewall
16 55 (11.55%) SIEM
17 52 (10.92%) ITIL
18 51 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
19 46 (9.66%) Security Management
20 45 (9.45%) Business Continuity
21 44 (9.24%) Security Monitoring
22 42 (8.82%) CEH
23 41 (8.61%) Windows
23 41 (8.61%) Data Privacy
24 39 (8.19%) Internal Audit
25 38 (7.98%) Vulnerability Management
26 37 (7.77%) Microsoft
26 37 (7.77%) Information Security Management
26 37 (7.77%) Problem-Solving

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 9 (1.89%) SAS
2 8 (1.68%) Confluence
3 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.26%) SPSS
4 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.21%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.89%) Office 365
2 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.55%) Firewall
2 31 (6.51%) Network Security
3 26 (5.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (4.20%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.57%) LAN
5 17 (3.57%) WAN
6 13 (2.73%) VPN
7 8 (1.68%) HTTP
8 7 (1.47%) Internet
9 5 (1.05%) SAN
10 4 (0.84%) VoIP
11 3 (0.63%) SMS
11 3 (0.63%) SSL
11 3 (0.63%) Wireless
12 2 (0.42%) IPsec
12 2 (0.42%) Sourcefire
13 1 (0.21%) DHCP
13 1 (0.21%) DNS
13 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.68%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.26%) Power BI
5 6 (1.26%) QlikView
6 5 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.63%) Big Data
7 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.42%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.21%) MS Access
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.21%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.68%) JIRA
2 5 (1.05%) AppScan
3 2 (0.42%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.21%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.21%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 149 (31.30%) Finance
2 33 (6.93%) Legal
3 24 (5.04%) Banking
4 21 (4.41%) Games
5 17 (3.57%) Back Office
6 13 (2.73%) Retail
7 11 (2.31%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.47%) Law
10 5 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.05%) Publishing
11 2 (0.42%) Advertising
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) German Language
11 2 (0.42%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
12 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.83%) SailPoint
2 4 (0.84%) LAMP
3 3 (0.63%) HTML
3 3 (0.63%) HTML5
3 3 (0.63%) jQuery
4 2 (0.42%) .NET
4 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.42%) WinForms
5 1 (0.21%) CSS
5 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.21%) Middleware
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 91 (19.12%) Management Information System
2 51 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 22 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 21 (4.41%) NHS
6 16 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.89%) BYOD
9 9 (1.89%) Fintech
10 6 (1.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 6 (1.26%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.05%) PKI
12 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.63%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.63%) Smart Energy
13 3 (0.63%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.42%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.42%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.61%) Windows
2 24 (5.04%) Linux
3 21 (4.41%) Unix
4 14 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.73%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.89%) CentOS
7 8 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.26%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.05%) AIX
9 5 (1.05%) HPUX
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.05%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.42%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (86.97%) Information Security
2 101 (21.22%) Risk Management
3 66 (13.87%) Cybersecurity
4 65 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (12.39%) Data Protection
6 55 (11.55%) SIEM
7 52 (10.92%) ITIL
8 46 (9.66%) Security Management
9 45 (9.45%) Business Continuity
10 44 (9.24%) Security Monitoring
11 41 (8.61%) Data Privacy
12 39 (8.19%) Internal Audit
13 38 (7.98%) Vulnerability Management
14 37 (7.77%) Information Security Management
14 37 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (7.14%) Security Operations
16 33 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (6.72%) ISMS
17 32 (6.72%) Risk Assessment
18 30 (6.30%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.35%) SQL
2 11 (2.31%) PowerShell
2 11 (2.31%) Python
3 10 (2.10%) Perl
4 7 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.84%) R
6 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.63%) VBA
7 2 (0.42%) C#
8 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.21%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 192 (40.34%) CISSP
2 133 (27.94%) CISM
3 92 (19.33%) CISA
4 57 (11.97%) Degree
5 42 (8.82%) CEH
6 27 (5.67%) SANS
7 22 (4.62%) CRISC
8 21 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (4.20%) CompTIA Security+
10 18 (3.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 18 (3.78%) SSCP
11 15 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (2.73%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 11 (2.31%) CCNA
13 11 (2.31%) CISMP
13 11 (2.31%) OSCP
14 10 (2.10%) GIAC
15 9 (1.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 9 (1.89%) CCSP
16 8 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (49.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (24.16%) PCI DSS
3 80 (16.81%) GDPR
4 61 (12.82%) COBIT
5 33 (6.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (3.78%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (1.68%) ISO 22301
10 6 (1.26%) ISO 9001
11 5 (1.05%) BS7799
12 4 (0.84%) COSO
13 3 (0.63%) SLA
14 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.42%) FIPS 140-2
14 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.42%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.42%) QA
15 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.05%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (7.56%) Nessus
2 24 (5.04%) OpenVAS
3 23 (4.83%) Nexpose
4 21 (4.41%) Core Impact
4 21 (4.41%) QRadar
5 7 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.05%) HP Fortify
6 5 (1.05%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.05%) WebInspect
7 4 (0.84%) RSA Security Analytics
8 3 (0.63%) PowerBroker
9 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.21%) CASB
10 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 37 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.56%) Qualys
3 33 (6.93%) Splunk
4 27 (5.67%) LogRhythm
5 26 (5.46%) ArcSight
5 26 (5.46%) CyberArk
6 24 (5.04%) AlienVault
6 24 (5.04%) SolarWinds
7 23 (4.83%) Bomgar
8 20 (4.20%) Aveksa
9 13 (2.73%) Oracle
10 11 (2.31%) Cisco
10 11 (2.31%) Tableau
11 8 (1.68%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.68%) Forcepoint
11 8 (1.68%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.68%) Sun
12 7 (1.47%) Sophos
12 7 (1.47%) VMware
13 6 (1.26%) HP