The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 637 634 678
Rank change year-on-year -3 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 238 284 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 181 258 272
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 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year -2.22% +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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 June 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 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 +13 226 £45,000 -10.00% 28
London 0 115 £50,000 -13.04% 15
South East +29 39 £45,000 -11.76% 4
City of London +16 23 £50,500 -19.20% 6
Yorkshire +17 22 £33,500 -34.31% 4
West Yorkshire +19 18 £33,500 -34.31% 4
Leeds +10 17 £33,500 -34.31% 4
Surrey +15 16 £42,500 -19.04% 1
East of England +7 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West -47 14 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Manchester -24 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +27 10 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Kent +19 9 £45,000 -35.71%
West Midlands +13 9 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Hertfordshire +1 9 £45,000 -14.28%
Scotland +10 8 £40,000 -13.04% 1
South West +6 7 £32,500 -1.51%
Glasgow +8 6 £40,000 +0.62% 1
Bristol -20 5 £27,500 -12.69%
Solihull - 5 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 5 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands +20 4 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Barnet - 4 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire +5 3 £55,000 -
Nottingham +1 3 £55,000 -
Coventry -6 3 £37,500 - 1
Sheffield - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £36,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 - -
Isle of Man - 3 - -

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 393 (77.21%) Information Security
2 254 (49.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 207 (40.67%) CISSP
4 162 (31.83%) Finance
5 155 (30.45%) CISM
6 144 (28.29%) Risk Management
7 123 (24.17%) CISA
8 119 (23.38%) Management Information System
9 100 (19.65%) PCI DSS
10 99 (19.45%) Analytical Skills
11 94 (18.47%) SIEM
12 92 (18.07%) Firewall
13 78 (15.32%) Data Protection
14 76 (14.93%) SQL
15 68 (13.36%) Security Management
16 66 (12.97%) Cybersecurity
17 61 (11.98%) Information Security Management
18 57 (11.20%) Vulnerability Management
19 56 (11.00%) Windows
20 54 (10.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 49 (9.63%) CEH
22 48 (9.43%) Microsoft
22 48 (9.43%) Risk Analysis
22 48 (9.43%) Analytics
23 47 (9.23%) ISMS
23 47 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
23 47 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
24 45 (8.84%) Network Security
25 44 (8.64%) Security Operations
26 41 (8.06%) Legal

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 (2.36%) SAS
2 8 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.18%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.79%) IIS
5 3 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 47 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.96%) SPSS
3 8 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.38%) SaaS
2 4 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.59%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 92 (18.07%) Firewall
2 45 (8.84%) Network Security
3 22 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (2.95%) DNS
5 12 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.38%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.38%) VPN
7 5 (0.98%) DHCP
7 5 (0.98%) Internet
7 5 (0.98%) Kerberos
7 5 (0.98%) LAN
8 4 (0.79%) LDAP
8 4 (0.79%) SSL
8 4 (0.79%) tcpdump
8 4 (0.79%) WAN
8 4 (0.79%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.59%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (0.59%) HTTP
10 2 (0.39%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.16%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 10 (1.96%) Big Data
8 8 (1.57%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.98%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.98%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.79%) MS Access
12 3 (0.59%) Power BI
12 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.39%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.39%) Impala
13 2 (0.39%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.39%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (1.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.39%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 162 (31.83%) Finance
2 41 (8.06%) Legal
3 25 (4.91%) Banking
4 18 (3.54%) Retail
5 16 (3.14%) Law
6 10 (1.96%) Marketing
7 8 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.38%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.18%) Front Office
9 6 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.59%) Advertising
11 3 (0.59%) Games
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.96%) SailPoint
2 8 (1.57%) 802.1X
3 7 (1.38%) Web Services
4 6 (1.18%) Kafka
4 6 (1.18%) NumPy
4 6 (1.18%) Pandas
4 6 (1.18%) SciPy
5 3 (0.59%) SAML
6 2 (0.39%) OAuth
6 2 (0.39%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.39%) RESTful
7 1 (0.20%) .NET
7 1 (0.20%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 119 (23.38%) Management Information System
2 99 (19.45%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.07%) Data Protection Act
4 34 (6.68%) NHS
5 16 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.36%) Derivative
7 10 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (1.57%) iPad
9 7 (1.38%) CESG
9 7 (1.38%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.98%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.59%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.59%) BYOD
13 3 (0.59%) Cybercrime
13 3 (0.59%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.00%) Windows
2 34 (6.68%) Linux
3 19 (3.73%) Unix
4 18 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.39%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (77.21%) Information Security
2 144 (28.29%) Risk Management
3 94 (18.47%) SIEM
4 78 (15.32%) Data Protection
5 68 (13.36%) Security Management
6 66 (12.97%) Cybersecurity
7 61 (11.98%) Information Security Management
8 57 (11.20%) Vulnerability Management
9 54 (10.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 48 (9.43%) Analytics
10 48 (9.43%) Risk Analysis
11 47 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (9.23%) ISMS
12 44 (8.64%) Security Operations
13 40 (7.86%) Penetration Testing
14 37 (7.27%) Incident Management
14 37 (7.27%) Security Monitoring
15 33 (6.48%) ITIL
16 32 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (6.09%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (14.93%) SQL
2 18 (3.54%) VBA
3 14 (2.75%) T-SQL
4 10 (1.96%) ANSI SQL
5 9 (1.77%) C#
5 9 (1.77%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.77%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.57%) Java
6 8 (1.57%) Python
7 7 (1.38%) R
8 6 (1.18%) C++
9 2 (0.39%) AWK
9 2 (0.39%) Perl
9 2 (0.39%) sed
10 1 (0.20%) C
10 1 (0.20%) Scala
10 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 207 (40.67%) CISSP
2 155 (30.45%) CISM
3 123 (24.17%) CISA
4 49 (9.63%) CEH
5 40 (7.86%) Degree
6 32 (6.29%) GIAC
7 28 (5.50%) CRISC
8 16 (3.14%) SANS
9 14 (2.75%) SSCP
10 11 (2.16%) CompTIA Security+
10 11 (2.16%) Security+ Certification
11 9 (1.77%) GCIA
11 9 (1.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 8 (1.57%) GCIH
12 8 (1.57%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.38%) CASP
13 7 (1.38%) CGEIT
14 6 (1.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 6 (1.18%) OSCP
15 5 (0.98%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (49.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (19.65%) PCI DSS
3 37 (7.27%) GDPR
4 23 (4.52%) Data Quality
5 21 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 20 (3.93%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (3.34%) COBIT
7 17 (3.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (2.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 9 (1.77%) ISO 22301
9 9 (1.77%) NIST 800
10 8 (1.57%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.98%) PMO
12 4 (0.79%) SLA
12 4 (0.79%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.59%) SAS 70
14 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 2 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 28 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (3.34%) Nessus
2 11 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (1.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (1.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (1.38%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.98%) SCCM
7 4 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.39%) Oozie
9 2 (0.39%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.48%) Cisco
3 25 (4.91%) Tableau
4 20 (3.93%) CheckPoint
4 20 (3.93%) McAfee
5 16 (3.14%) Oracle
6 14 (2.75%) Dell
7 13 (2.55%) Palo Alto
8 12 (2.36%) LogRhythm
8 12 (2.36%) Qualys
8 12 (2.36%) SAP
9 10 (1.96%) Alteryx
9 10 (1.96%) Blue Coat
9 10 (1.96%) Splunk
10 9 (1.77%) FireEye
11 8 (1.57%) Google
12 7 (1.38%) Sophos
12 7 (1.38%) Symantec
13 6 (1.18%) CyberArk
14 5 (0.98%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits on Application!
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-£50k + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £56000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + To £60K Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 41000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chorley
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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