The median annual salary for a Information Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 634 732
Rank change year-on-year +53 +98  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 282 337 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 229 300 196
Median salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.21% +7.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.85% +9.37%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +55 272 £45,000 -10.00% 27
London +29 113 £55,000 +7.31% 13
East of England +45 45 £43,000 +7.50% 1
South East +40 38 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Essex - 32 £42,750 -
North West -13 24 £30,500 -12.85%
East Midlands +3 19 £45,000 -2.70% 1
City of London +28 18 £55,000 +4.76% 3
West Midlands +43 16 £36,750 -23.43% 1
Chelmsford - 14 £43,000 -
Kent +37 13 £42,500 +6.25%
Hampshire +27 13 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Northamptonshire +30 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Manchester -24 11 £47,500 +18.75%
Hertfordshire - 10 £53,750 - 1
Northampton +28 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire +17 9 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Surrey +47 8 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Scotland +24 8 £46,750 +8.72% 1
South West +25 7 £29,500 -25.16% 1
Merseyside -3 7 £30,500 -12.85%
Wirral - 7 £30,500 -
West Yorkshire +17 6 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Glasgow +19 5 £46,000 +6.97% 1
Leeds +13 5 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Basingstoke +8 5 £72,500 +70.58% 1
Bristol +6 5 £29,000 +2.65% 1
Birmingham +13 4 £34,000 -49.62% 1
Banbury +8 4 £40,500 -14.73% 1
Cheshire +5 4 - -

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 398 (81.39%) Information Security
2 234 (47.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 207 (42.33%) CISSP
4 153 (31.29%) Finance
5 137 (28.02%) CISM
6 121 (24.74%) Management Information System
7 118 (24.13%) Firewall
8 105 (21.47%) CISA
9 100 (20.45%) Risk Management
10 96 (19.63%) Security Management
11 88 (18.00%) Information Security Management
12 86 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
13 81 (16.56%) PCI DSS
14 77 (15.75%) SIEM
15 73 (14.93%) Cybersecurity
16 70 (14.31%) Data Protection
17 64 (13.09%) Risk Assessment
18 58 (11.86%) SQL
19 55 (11.25%) ITIL
19 55 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
20 54 (11.04%) Windows
20 54 (11.04%) Vulnerability Management
21 51 (10.43%) Security Architecture
22 50 (10.22%) Network Security
23 48 (9.82%) Security Operations
24 46 (9.41%) COBIT
25 44 (9.00%) Degree
26 42 (8.59%) Risk Analysis
27 41 (8.38%) Legal
28 39 (7.98%) Linux

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 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.43%) IIS
3 4 (0.82%) SAS
4 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.84%) MS Office
3 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) SPSS
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.41%) assyst
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.43%) IaaS
1 7 (1.43%) PaaS
2 4 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.82%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 118 (24.13%) Firewall
2 50 (10.22%) Network Security
3 26 (5.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (1.84%) DNS
5 8 (1.64%) tcpdump
5 8 (1.64%) Wireshark
6 7 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.43%) VPN
7 6 (1.23%) HTTP
7 6 (1.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.02%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.02%) Kerberos
8 5 (1.02%) SSL
9 4 (0.82%) Internet
9 4 (0.82%) LDAP
10 2 (0.41%) IPv6
11 1 (0.20%) DHCP
11 1 (0.20%) LAN
11 1 (0.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.82%) MS Access
7 4 (0.82%) QlikView
8 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (0.41%) Power BI
8 2 (0.41%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) Big Data
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
9 1 (0.20%) Impala
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (2.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 153 (31.29%) Finance
2 41 (8.38%) Legal
3 25 (5.11%) Retail
4 22 (4.50%) Banking
5 19 (3.89%) Law
6 17 (3.48%) Marketing
7 8 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.82%) Games
11 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Back Office
12 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.84%) SailPoint
2 7 (1.43%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.02%) SAML
3 5 (1.02%) Web Services
4 2 (0.41%) .NET
4 2 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.41%) OAuth
4 2 (0.41%) RESTful
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) jQuery
5 1 (0.20%) ODBC
5 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (24.74%) Management Information System
2 86 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (7.36%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.45%) iPad
6 10 (2.04%) NHS
7 9 (1.84%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.64%) Fintech
9 7 (1.43%) BYOD
9 7 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.43%) Derivative
10 6 (1.23%) CESG
10 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.02%) Life Science
11 5 (1.02%) PKI
12 4 (0.82%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 54 (11.04%) Windows
2 39 (7.98%) Linux
3 19 (3.89%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.07%) Unix
5 8 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (81.39%) Information Security
2 100 (20.45%) Risk Management
3 96 (19.63%) Security Management
4 88 (18.00%) Information Security Management
5 77 (15.75%) SIEM
6 73 (14.93%) Cybersecurity
7 70 (14.31%) Data Protection
8 64 (13.09%) Risk Assessment
9 55 (11.25%) ITIL
9 55 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
10 54 (11.04%) Vulnerability Management
11 51 (10.43%) Security Architecture
12 48 (9.82%) Security Operations
13 42 (8.59%) Risk Analysis
14 39 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (6.95%) Incident Management
17 33 (6.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 31 (6.34%) ISMS
18 31 (6.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 58 (11.86%) SQL
2 14 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (2.86%) VBA
3 12 (2.45%) ANSI SQL
4 11 (2.25%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.84%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.64%) Java
7 7 (1.43%) Scala
8 4 (0.82%) C
9 2 (0.41%) C#
10 1 (0.20%) VB
10 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 207 (42.33%) CISSP
2 137 (28.02%) CISM
3 105 (21.47%) CISA
4 44 (9.00%) Degree
5 31 (6.34%) CRISC
6 28 (5.73%) CEH
7 25 (5.11%) GIAC
7 25 (5.11%) SANS
8 13 (2.66%) CISMP
8 13 (2.66%) GSEC
9 11 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.84%) GCIA
10 9 (1.84%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 8 (1.64%) GCIH
12 6 (1.23%) IISP
13 5 (1.02%) SSCP
14 4 (0.82%) CCSP
14 4 (0.82%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (0.82%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (47.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (16.56%) PCI DSS
3 46 (9.41%) COBIT
4 32 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 26 (5.32%) GDPR
6 13 (2.66%) Cyber Essentials
6 13 (2.66%) ISO22301
7 11 (2.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 8 (1.64%) Data Quality
8 8 (1.64%) PMO
8 8 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (1.64%) SLA
9 7 (1.43%) ISO 9000
9 7 (1.43%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.61%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.20%) FISMA
11 1 (0.20%) GPG13
11 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 25 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (3.27%) Nessus
2 13 (2.66%) SCCM
3 9 (1.84%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (1.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.41%) Kibana
7 2 (0.41%) logstash
7 2 (0.41%) QRadar
8 1 (0.20%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.20%) Oozie
8 1 (0.20%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 34 (6.95%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.54%) Cisco
3 25 (5.11%) Oracle
4 15 (3.07%) Tableau
5 14 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 14 (2.86%) Google
6 13 (2.66%) Dell
7 10 (2.04%) Blue Coat
7 10 (2.04%) Intel Security
7 10 (2.04%) SAP
8 9 (1.84%) FireEye
9 8 (1.64%) LogRhythm
10 7 (1.43%) Palo Alto
10 7 (1.43%) Qualys
10 7 (1.43%) Splunk
11 6 (1.23%) F5
12 5 (1.02%) Juniper
13 4 (0.82%) CyberArk
13 4 (0.82%) ServiceNow
14 3 (0.61%) ForgeRock
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