Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 772 692 708
Rank change year-on-year -80 +16 +119
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 423 516 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.31% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 361 408 569
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,875 £33,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,125 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 165,992 164,539 193,821
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.44% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 134,872 136,181 162,722
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 £80,000 £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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Analyst in the UK

Information Analyst
Top 15 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 27 May 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 -74 394 £45,000 - 62
London -13 217 £50,000 - 20
UK excluding London -83 202 £42,500 - 44
Midlands +23 51 £37,500 -11.76% 3
South East -20 50 £55,000 +22.22% 16
North of England -14 48 £39,000 +4.00% 12
West Midlands +24 39 £34,250 -2.14% 1
Yorkshire +33 34 £39,000 +4.00% 4
Scotland -46 16 £46,000 - 1
South West -16 15 £40,000 +41.59% 2
North West -31 13 £39,500 +22.48% 7
East of England -39 13 £52,500 +22.09% 9
East Midlands -20 12 £45,000 +1.69% 2
Wales +18 9 £35,000 +27.27% 1
North East -24 1 £31,500 -4.55% 1

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 364 (86.05%) Information Security
2 197 (46.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 182 (43.03%) CISSP
4 123 (29.08%) Finance
5 116 (27.42%) PCI DSS
6 114 (26.95%) CISM
7 98 (23.17%) Management Information System
8 93 (21.99%) Risk Management
9 86 (20.33%) CISA
10 74 (17.49%) GDPR
11 72 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
12 67 (15.84%) COBIT
13 66 (15.60%) Firewall
14 57 (13.48%) Data Protection
15 56 (13.24%) SIEM
16 52 (12.29%) Security Management
16 52 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
17 51 (12.06%) Degree
18 48 (11.35%) CEH
18 48 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
19 47 (11.11%) Business Continuity
20 43 (10.17%) Information Security Management
20 43 (10.17%) ITIL
21 42 (9.93%) Nessus
22 40 (9.46%) Risk Assessment
23 39 (9.22%) Security Monitoring
24 38 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
25 36 (8.51%) Internal Audit
25 36 (8.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
25 36 (8.51%) Vulnerability 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 9 (2.13%) SAS
2 8 (1.89%) Confluence
3 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.42%) SPSS
4 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.24%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.89%) Office 365
2 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.71%) IaaS
3 3 (0.71%) SaaS
4 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.60%) Firewall
2 34 (8.04%) Network Security
3 22 (5.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (4.73%) TCP/IP
5 17 (4.02%) WAN
6 15 (3.55%) HTTP
6 15 (3.55%) VPN
7 11 (2.60%) LAN
8 7 (1.65%) Internet
8 7 (1.65%) SMTP
9 6 (1.42%) SSH
10 4 (0.95%) SAN
11 3 (0.71%) Wireless
12 2 (0.47%) DNS
12 2 (0.47%) SMS
12 2 (0.47%) Sourcefire
12 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.24%) DHCP
13 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.42%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.95%) Big Data
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.71%) Power BI
6 3 (0.71%) QlikView
6 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.24%) MySQL
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.89%) JIRA
2 5 (1.18%) AppScan
3 2 (0.47%) JDeveloper
3 2 (0.47%) SonarQube
3 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 123 (29.08%) Finance
2 22 (5.20%) Games
3 17 (4.02%) Legal
4 16 (3.78%) Banking
5 13 (3.07%) Back Office
6 11 (2.60%) Retail
7 10 (2.36%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.13%) Law
8 9 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.42%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) Automotive
10 2 (0.47%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.78%) SailPoint
2 3 (0.71%) Middleware
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.47%) HTML
3 2 (0.47%) HTML5
3 2 (0.47%) jQuery
3 2 (0.47%) XSLT
4 1 (0.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.24%) CSS
4 1 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 98 (23.17%) Management Information System
2 52 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (7.57%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.44%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.31%) NHS
6 13 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (2.84%) Fintech
8 9 (2.13%) BYOD
8 9 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.71%) PKI
11 3 (0.71%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.47%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.47%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.24%) Over-the-Top Content
13 1 (0.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.91%) Windows
2 19 (4.49%) Linux
3 11 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.13%) Unix
6 6 (1.42%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.95%) AIX
8 4 (0.95%) CentOS
8 4 (0.95%) HPUX
8 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (86.05%) Information Security
2 93 (21.99%) Risk Management
3 72 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
4 57 (13.48%) Data Protection
5 56 (13.24%) SIEM
6 52 (12.29%) Security Management
7 48 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 47 (11.11%) Business Continuity
9 43 (10.17%) Information Security Management
9 43 (10.17%) ITIL
10 40 (9.46%) Risk Assessment
11 39 (9.22%) Security Monitoring
12 38 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
13 36 (8.51%) Internal Audit
13 36 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
13 36 (8.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 35 (8.27%) Data Privacy
14 35 (8.27%) ISMS
15 31 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (7.09%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.27%) SQL
2 16 (3.78%) PowerShell
2 16 (3.78%) Python
3 8 (1.89%) Perl
4 7 (1.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.95%) R
7 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.47%) VBA
8 2 (0.47%) XQuery
9 1 (0.24%) C#
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 182 (43.03%) CISSP
2 114 (26.95%) CISM
3 86 (20.33%) CISA
4 51 (12.06%) Degree
5 48 (11.35%) CEH
6 29 (6.86%) SANS
7 22 (5.20%) CRISC
8 20 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (4.49%) GIAC
9 19 (4.49%) SSCP
10 15 (3.55%) CompTIA Security+
11 14 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (3.07%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 12 (2.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 12 (2.84%) OSCP
14 11 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (2.36%) CCNA
15 10 (2.36%) CISMP
16 9 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 9 (2.13%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (46.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 116 (27.42%) PCI DSS
3 74 (17.49%) GDPR
4 67 (15.84%) COBIT
5 31 (7.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (2.36%) ISO 22301
8 6 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (1.42%) ISO 9001
9 5 (1.18%) BS7799
10 4 (0.95%) QA
11 3 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.24%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.24%) SLA
12 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (9.93%) Nessus
2 19 (4.49%) OpenVAS
3 14 (3.31%) Nexpose
4 13 (3.07%) Core Impact
4 13 (3.07%) QRadar
5 7 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.18%) HP Fortify
6 5 (1.18%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.18%) WebInspect
7 3 (0.71%) CASB
7 3 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.71%) SCCM
8 2 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.47%) PowerBroker
8 2 (0.47%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (8.51%) Qualys
2 27 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.38%) Splunk
3 20 (4.73%) CyberArk
4 19 (4.49%) LogRhythm
5 17 (4.02%) ArcSight
6 16 (3.78%) AlienVault
6 16 (3.78%) Bomgar
6 16 (3.78%) SolarWinds
7 13 (3.07%) Aveksa
8 11 (2.60%) Oracle
9 9 (2.13%) Tableau
10 8 (1.89%) McAfee
11 7 (1.65%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.65%) Forcepoint
12 6 (1.42%) Alteryx
12 6 (1.42%) HP
12 6 (1.42%) IBM
12 6 (1.42%) Sophos
12 6 (1.42%) VMware