Information Analyst
UK

The median Information Analyst salary in the UK is £50,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 627 746 926
Rank change year-on-year +119 +180 -237
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 197 257 231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 182 197 192
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £31,325
25th Percentile £44,063 £42,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £74,750 £76,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £46,500 £41,819
% change year-on-year +1.08% +11.19% -1.60%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,082 103,887 134,218
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.09% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55,664 65,135 83,672
10th Percentile £28,501 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,475 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Information Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Information Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Analyst in the UK

Information Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Analyst.

Salary trend for Information Analyst in the UK

Information Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Analyst over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

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 26 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +154 188 £50,000 - 51
UK excluding London +69 125 £47,000 +1.08% 38
Work from Home +134 73 £47,000 -6.00% 29
London +154 71 £67,500 +3.85% 16
South East +58 42 £50,000 - 9
North of England +80 38 £46,250 +2.78% 8
North West +33 26 £46,250 +3.55% 5
Midlands +50 17 £42,500 -15.00% 10
South West +13 14 £43,500 -17.14% 7
Yorkshire +107 11 £48,250 -3.50% 3
East Midlands +24 11 £47,500 -24.00% 5
Scotland -4 8 £47,000 -37.33% 2
East of England +51 6 £43,000 -31.20% 1
West Midlands +48 6 £41,500 -17.00% 5
North East +3 1 - -

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 26 February 2024, Information Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 176 (89.34%) Information Security
2 73 (37.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 70 (35.53%) Azure
4 67 (34.01%) NIST
5 54 (27.41%) SIEM
6 50 (25.38%) Microsoft 365
6 50 (25.38%) Finance
7 49 (24.87%) Cloud Security
8 44 (22.34%) Cybersecurity
9 42 (21.32%) Firewall
10 41 (20.81%) Risk Management
10 41 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (18.27%) Cyber Essentials
12 34 (17.26%) Microsoft
12 34 (17.26%) CISSP
13 33 (16.75%) MITRE ATT&CK
14 32 (16.24%) Social Skills
14 32 (16.24%) GRC
14 32 (16.24%) Management Information System
15 31 (15.74%) DNS
15 31 (15.74%) Degree
16 30 (15.23%) DKIM
16 30 (15.23%) DMARC
16 30 (15.23%) SOAR
17 27 (13.71%) Vulnerability Remediation
18 26 (13.20%) CASB
18 26 (13.20%) Cyberattack
18 26 (13.20%) Internet
19 24 (12.18%) Incident Management
19 24 (12.18%) Incident Response

Information Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Exchange
Applications
1 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.52%) 1Password
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 70 (35.53%) Azure
2 50 (25.38%) Microsoft 365
3 16 (8.12%) AWS
4 11 (5.58%) Power Platform
5 4 (2.03%) Entra ID
6 3 (1.52%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.02%) GitHub
7 2 (1.02%) SaaS
8 1 (0.51%) Azure Sentinel
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.32%) Firewall
2 31 (15.74%) DNS
3 30 (15.23%) DKIM
3 30 (15.23%) DMARC
4 26 (13.20%) Internet
5 10 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.02%) Network Security
8 1 (0.51%) IPv4
8 1 (0.51%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.58%) Power BI
2 7 (3.55%) Tableau
3 3 (1.52%) QlikView
4 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.51%) SonarQube
General
1 50 (25.38%) Finance
2 41 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (16.24%) Social Skills
4 22 (11.17%) Law
5 19 (9.64%) Legal
6 11 (5.58%) Retail
7 3 (1.52%) Automotive
7 3 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (1.52%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (0.51%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) .NET
2 6 (3.05%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.02%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.24%) Management Information System
2 26 (13.20%) Cyberattack
3 15 (7.61%) Security Posture
4 6 (3.05%) Cyber Threat
5 5 (2.54%) Onboarding
5 5 (2.54%) SWIFT Messaging Network
6 4 (2.03%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.02%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (1.02%) Operational Technology
8 2 (1.02%) PKI
8 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) Anti-Spyware
9 1 (0.51%) CCTV
9 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.54%) Linux
1 5 (2.54%) Windows
2 4 (2.03%) Unix
3 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (89.34%) Information Security
2 54 (27.41%) SIEM
3 49 (24.87%) Cloud Security
4 44 (22.34%) Cybersecurity
5 41 (20.81%) Risk Management
6 33 (16.75%) MITRE ATT&CK
7 30 (15.23%) SOAR
8 27 (13.71%) Vulnerability Remediation
9 24 (12.18%) Incident Management
9 24 (12.18%) Incident Response
10 22 (11.17%) Security Monitoring
10 22 (11.17%) Security Operations
11 21 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (10.15%) Risk Assessment
13 16 (8.12%) Data Loss Prevention
13 16 (8.12%) ISMS
14 15 (7.61%) Internal Audit
15 13 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (6.09%) Vulnerability Management
17 11 (5.58%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.12%) SQL
2 5 (2.54%) Python
3 2 (1.02%) C#
3 2 (1.02%) VBA
4 1 (0.51%) Bash
4 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (17.26%) CISSP
2 31 (15.74%) Degree
3 19 (9.64%) CISA
4 18 (9.14%) CISM
5 13 (6.60%) CRISC
6 9 (4.57%) ISACA
7 8 (4.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (4.06%) CCSP
7 8 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.06%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (3.55%) CEH
9 5 (2.54%) Azure Certification
9 5 (2.54%) CCSK
10 4 (2.03%) CompTIA CySA+
10 4 (2.03%) SANS
10 4 (2.03%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.52%) GCIH
12 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.02%) GIAC
12 2 (1.02%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (37.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 67 (34.01%) NIST
3 36 (18.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 32 (16.24%) GRC
5 23 (11.68%) PCI DSS
6 20 (10.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 14 (7.11%) GDPR
8 6 (3.05%) COBIT
8 6 (3.05%) SOC 2
9 5 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (2.03%) ISO 22301
10 4 (2.03%) ISO 9001
10 4 (2.03%) NCSC
11 3 (1.52%) TickIT
12 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.51%) SOC 1
System Software
1 5 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) Docker
3 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (13.20%) CASB
2 3 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.02%) Ansible
3 2 (1.02%) Progress Chef
3 2 (1.02%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (17.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.58%) Cisco
3 5 (2.54%) CrowdStrike
3 5 (2.54%) Proofpoint
3 5 (2.54%) Rapid7
4 4 (2.03%) VMware
5 3 (1.52%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle
7 1 (0.51%) Apple
7 1 (0.51%) Checkmarx
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix
7 1 (0.51%) Mitel