Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £45,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 708 733 786
Rank change year-on-year +25 +53 -40
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 458 486 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 376 406 385
UK median annual salary £45,250 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.74% +1.06% +17.50%
10th Percentile £29,625 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,750 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +12.96%

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 156,168 172,304 181,848
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.96% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 125,823 138,196 152,196
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Analyst in the UK

Information Analyst
Top 16 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 13 November 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 +8 434 £46,000 -3.16% 64
UK excluding London +60 307 £42,500 -5.56% 43
London -2 152 £55,000 +4.76% 21
North of England +80 121 £40,000 - 12
South East +17 83 £50,000 +11.11% 11
North West +33 67 £40,000 -6.98% 9
Yorkshire +30 47 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Midlands +22 32 £35,000 -22.22% 10
West Midlands +35 27 £35,500 -21.11% 8
East of England +24 26 £37,700 -16.22% 7
South West +2 24 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Scotland -3 11 £46,750 +10.00%
Wales +13 9 £35,000 -17.65%
North East - 7 £28,000 -
East Midlands +8 5 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 415 (90.61%) Information Security
2 225 (49.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 194 (42.36%) CISSP
4 123 (26.86%) CISM
5 107 (23.36%) Management Information System
6 86 (18.78%) Risk Management
7 83 (18.12%) PCI DSS
8 81 (17.69%) Finance
9 70 (15.28%) Legal
10 68 (14.85%) Data Protection
11 66 (14.41%) Firewall
11 66 (14.41%) Windows
12 65 (14.19%) Security Management
13 64 (13.97%) GDPR
14 60 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
14 60 (13.10%) SIEM
15 59 (12.88%) CISA
16 57 (12.45%) Degree
17 56 (12.23%) Security Operations
18 50 (10.92%) Information Security Management
19 46 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
20 45 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
20 45 (9.83%) Linux
21 43 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
22 41 (8.95%) Microsoft
23 40 (8.73%) ISMS
24 36 (7.86%) Data Privacy
24 36 (7.86%) Vulnerability Management
25 35 (7.64%) Unix
26 34 (7.42%) ITIL

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 7 (1.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.44%) IIS
2 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.22%) SAS
3 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Relativity
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.62%) Office 365
3 8 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (14.41%) Firewall
2 30 (6.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (4.80%) Network Security
4 21 (4.59%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.06%) LAN
5 14 (3.06%) WAN
6 9 (1.97%) HTTP
7 6 (1.31%) Internet
7 6 (1.31%) VPN
8 5 (1.09%) VoIP
9 4 (0.87%) IPsec
9 4 (0.87%) SMS
9 4 (0.87%) SSL
10 3 (0.66%) DNS
11 2 (0.44%) WebEx
11 2 (0.44%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.22%) Broadband
12 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.75%) Power BI
6 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Power View
6 5 (1.09%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.87%) MS Access
7 4 (0.87%) QlikView
8 2 (0.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.44%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.22%) Big Data
9 1 (0.22%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.44%) Metasploit
General
1 81 (17.69%) Finance
2 70 (15.28%) Legal
3 28 (6.11%) Banking
3 28 (6.11%) Retail
4 13 (2.84%) Law
4 13 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.31%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.87%) Back Office
7 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.66%) Games
9 2 (0.44%) French Language
9 2 (0.44%) German Language
9 2 (0.44%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.44%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.40%) SailPoint
2 5 (1.09%) HTML
2 5 (1.09%) HTML5
2 5 (1.09%) jQuery
2 5 (1.09%) LAMP
3 4 (0.87%) .NET
3 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.87%) WinForms
4 1 (0.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.36%) Management Information System
2 45 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.77%) Data Protection Act
4 27 (5.90%) Cyberthreat
5 16 (3.49%) NHS
6 14 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.40%) Cyberattack
8 10 (2.18%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.97%) PKI
10 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 5 (1.09%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.87%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (0.87%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.66%) Smart Energy
14 3 (0.66%) Smart Meter
15 2 (0.44%) BYOD
15 2 (0.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 66 (14.41%) Windows
2 45 (9.83%) Linux
3 35 (7.64%) Unix
4 11 (2.40%) CentOS
5 10 (2.18%) AIX
6 9 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.31%) HPUX
7 6 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.31%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.44%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (90.61%) Information Security
2 86 (18.78%) Risk Management
3 68 (14.85%) Data Protection
4 65 (14.19%) Security Management
5 60 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
5 60 (13.10%) SIEM
6 56 (12.23%) Security Operations
7 50 (10.92%) Information Security Management
8 46 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (8.73%) ISMS
11 36 (7.86%) Data Privacy
11 36 (7.86%) Vulnerability Management
12 34 (7.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (7.42%) ITIL
12 34 (7.42%) Penetration Testing
13 29 (6.33%) Risk Assessment
14 28 (6.11%) Security Testing
15 26 (5.68%) Data Security
16 25 (5.46%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.68%) SQL
2 20 (4.37%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.93%) Python
4 17 (3.71%) Perl
5 12 (2.62%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.18%) VBA
7 6 (1.31%) C#
8 2 (0.44%) C
9 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 194 (42.36%) CISSP
2 123 (26.86%) CISM
3 59 (12.88%) CISA
4 57 (12.45%) Degree
5 33 (7.21%) CEH
6 19 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (3.71%) CompTIA Security+
7 17 (3.71%) GIAC
8 16 (3.49%) SSCP
9 15 (3.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 14 (3.06%) SANS
11 10 (2.18%) CCNA
11 10 (2.18%) CISMP
12 9 (1.97%) CREST Certified
12 9 (1.97%) CRISC
13 8 (1.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.87%) EnCE
15 4 (0.87%) GCFA
15 4 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (49.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (18.12%) PCI DSS
3 64 (13.97%) GDPR
4 31 (6.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 27 (5.90%) COBIT
6 22 (4.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 12 (2.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (1.75%) ISO 22301
10 6 (1.31%) ISO 9001
11 5 (1.09%) COSO
12 4 (0.87%) FIPS 140-2
13 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
14 2 (0.44%) SLA
15 1 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
15 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.22%) NIST 800
System Software
1 12 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (4.80%) Nessus
2 14 (3.06%) Nexpose
3 13 (2.84%) QRadar
4 12 (2.62%) Core Impact
4 12 (2.62%) OpenVAS
5 4 (0.87%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 4 (0.87%) EnCase
5 4 (0.87%) FTK
6 3 (0.66%) RSA Security Analytics
7 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.44%) PowerBroker
7 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.22%) CASB
8 1 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.22%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 41 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.80%) Splunk
3 20 (4.37%) Qualys
4 19 (4.15%) CyberArk
5 16 (3.49%) ArcSight
6 13 (2.84%) AlienVault
6 13 (2.84%) LogRhythm
7 12 (2.62%) Cisco
7 12 (2.62%) SolarWinds
8 11 (2.40%) Aveksa
8 11 (2.40%) Bomgar
9 10 (2.18%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.18%) Sun
10 7 (1.53%) Oracle
10 7 (1.53%) SAP
11 5 (1.09%) Tableau
12 4 (0.87%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.87%) McAfee
12 4 (0.87%) Nuix
13 3 (0.66%) Sophos