Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 722 734 771
Rank change year-on-year +12 +37 -16
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 466 484 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 398 396 451
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £28,313 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -7.95% +2.33% +14.67%

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 159,903 169,601 187,341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 95.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 128,846 135,977 157,397
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 £26,750
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% - +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +17 437 £45,000 - 59
UK excluding London +49 289 £40,500 -7.95% 47
London -13 177 £55,000 +4.76% 17
North of England +46 107 £37,750 -16.11% 17
South East +30 86 £53,750 +19.44% 12
North West +28 53 £37,500 -25.00% 12
Yorkshire +37 50 £38,500 +8.45% 5
Midlands +39 37 £35,000 -22.22% 3
West Midlands +42 32 £32,500 -27.78% 3
East of England -3 18 £37,700 -14.32% 8
South West +11 16 £37,500 -3.23% 2
Scotland +1 13 £45,500 +13.75% 3
Wales +17 12 £35,000 -17.65% 2
East Midlands +4 5 £35,000 -30.00%
North East -11 4 £26,500 -27.40%

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 405 (86.91%) Information Security
2 229 (49.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 193 (41.42%) CISSP
4 130 (27.90%) CISM
5 119 (25.54%) Finance
6 102 (21.89%) PCI DSS
7 90 (19.31%) Management Information System
8 82 (17.60%) Risk Management
9 70 (15.02%) GDPR
9 70 (15.02%) CISA
10 64 (13.73%) Data Protection
11 61 (13.09%) Windows
12 58 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 58 (12.45%) Degree
13 57 (12.23%) SIEM
14 56 (12.02%) Firewall
15 55 (11.80%) Security Management
16 51 (10.94%) ITIL
16 51 (10.94%) Cybersecurity
17 50 (10.73%) Information Security Management
18 49 (10.52%) Legal
19 48 (10.30%) Microsoft
20 43 (9.23%) Linux
21 42 (9.01%) COBIT
21 42 (9.01%) Security Operations
22 40 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
23 39 (8.37%) SQL
24 38 (8.15%) Business Continuity
24 38 (8.15%) ISMS
24 38 (8.15%) Internal Audit

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 8 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.50%) SAS
3 5 (1.07%) Confluence
4 2 (0.43%) IIS
4 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.29%) SPSS
5 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.86%) Relativity
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.21%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.72%) Office 365
3 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (12.02%) Firewall
2 32 (6.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (4.94%) Network Security
4 19 (4.08%) LAN
4 19 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 19 (4.08%) WAN
5 8 (1.72%) VPN
6 6 (1.29%) Internet
7 5 (1.07%) SAN
7 5 (1.07%) SMS
7 5 (1.07%) VoIP
8 4 (0.86%) HTTP
9 2 (0.43%) IPsec
9 2 (0.43%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.43%) SSL
10 1 (0.21%) Broadband
10 1 (0.21%) DNS
10 1 (0.21%) Wireless
10 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 19 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (3.86%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Power View
4 5 (1.07%) Power BI
4 5 (1.07%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.86%) QlikView
6 3 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.64%) MS Access
7 2 (0.43%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.21%) Big Data
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.07%) JIRA
2 2 (0.43%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.21%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.21%) JDeveloper
General
1 119 (25.54%) Finance
2 49 (10.52%) Legal
3 31 (6.65%) Banking
4 19 (4.08%) Retail
5 13 (2.79%) Financial Institution
6 12 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.72%) Law
8 7 (1.50%) Games
9 6 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.86%) Back Office
12 3 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.64%) Publishing
13 2 (0.43%) French Language
13 2 (0.43%) German Language
13 2 (0.43%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.43%) Marketing
14 1 (0.21%) Advertising
14 1 (0.21%) Electronics
14 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.29%) SailPoint
2 6 (1.29%) HTML
2 6 (1.29%) HTML5
2 6 (1.29%) jQuery
3 5 (1.07%) .NET
3 5 (1.07%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.07%) WinForms
4 4 (0.86%) LAMP
5 1 (0.21%) CSS
5 1 (0.21%) Middleware
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 90 (19.31%) Management Information System
2 40 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.36%) Data Protection Act
4 23 (4.94%) NHS
5 20 (4.29%) Cyberthreat
6 15 (3.22%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.58%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.93%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 8 (1.72%) Cyberattack
9 8 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.50%) Fintech
11 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.07%) PKI
12 4 (0.86%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.64%) Smart Energy
13 3 (0.64%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.43%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.09%) Windows
2 43 (9.23%) Linux
3 35 (7.51%) Unix
4 13 (2.79%) AIX
4 13 (2.79%) CentOS
5 12 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.93%) HPUX
6 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.93%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.43%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (86.91%) Information Security
2 82 (17.60%) Risk Management
3 64 (13.73%) Data Protection
4 58 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (12.23%) SIEM
6 55 (11.80%) Security Management
7 51 (10.94%) Cybersecurity
7 51 (10.94%) ITIL
8 50 (10.73%) Information Security Management
9 42 (9.01%) Security Operations
10 38 (8.15%) Business Continuity
10 38 (8.15%) Internal Audit
10 38 (8.15%) ISMS
11 37 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
12 33 (7.08%) Penetration Testing
13 31 (6.65%) Vulnerability Management
14 30 (6.44%) Data Privacy
15 29 (6.22%) Security Monitoring
16 24 (5.15%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.37%) SQL
2 16 (3.43%) PowerShell
2 16 (3.43%) Python
3 13 (2.79%) Perl
4 11 (2.36%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.15%) VBA
6 7 (1.50%) C#
7 2 (0.43%) R
8 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.21%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 193 (41.42%) CISSP
2 130 (27.90%) CISM
3 70 (15.02%) CISA
4 58 (12.45%) Degree
5 32 (6.87%) CEH
6 26 (5.58%) CompTIA Security+
7 17 (3.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 17 (3.65%) SSCP
8 15 (3.22%) SANS
9 12 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.58%) GIAC
10 11 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 8 (1.72%) CISMP
12 8 (1.72%) CREST Certified
12 8 (1.72%) CRISC
13 7 (1.50%) CCNA
14 5 (1.07%) CASP
15 4 (0.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 4 (0.86%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (49.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 102 (21.89%) PCI DSS
3 70 (15.02%) GDPR
4 42 (9.01%) COBIT
5 27 (5.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (5.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (2.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 12 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (2.15%) ISO 22301
9 7 (1.50%) ISO 9001
10 5 (1.07%) COSO
11 3 (0.64%) BS7799
11 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.64%) SLA
12 2 (0.43%) FIPS 140-2
13 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.21%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 12 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (6.65%) Nessus
2 22 (4.72%) Nexpose
3 21 (4.51%) OpenVAS
4 20 (4.29%) Core Impact
4 20 (4.29%) QRadar
5 4 (0.86%) EnCase
5 4 (0.86%) FTK
5 4 (0.86%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (0.64%) PowerBroker
7 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.21%) CASB
8 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.21%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.65%) Splunk
3 29 (6.22%) Qualys
4 26 (5.58%) CyberArk
5 24 (5.15%) ArcSight
6 23 (4.94%) LogRhythm
7 21 (4.51%) AlienVault
7 21 (4.51%) SolarWinds
8 20 (4.29%) Bomgar
9 19 (4.08%) Aveksa
10 13 (2.79%) Red Hat
11 12 (2.58%) Cisco
11 12 (2.58%) Sun
12 10 (2.15%) Oracle
12 10 (2.15%) Tableau
13 8 (1.72%) Forcepoint
14 6 (1.29%) Alteryx
14 6 (1.29%) SAP
15 4 (0.86%) Nuix
15 4 (0.86%) Sophos