Period
to 22 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 720 750 760
Rank change year-on-year +30 +10 -48
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 412 472 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 308 382 386
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £64,050 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 145,103 169,608 169,548
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.33% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,074 139,106 140,842
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Information Analyst in the UK

Information Analyst
Top 16 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 February 2019. 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 +50 389 £45,000 -10.00% 83
UK excluding London +107 285 £42,500 -5.56% 65
London -56 123 £52,500 +5.00% 23
North of England +84 86 £42,500 +11.84% 17
South East +25 74 £50,000 - 12
North West +62 52 £42,500 +6.25% 13
South West +40 39 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Midlands +25 36 £37,500 -15.73% 12
West Midlands +29 35 £37,500 -6.25% 12
East of England +80 31 £37,700 -28.19% 12
Yorkshire +46 31 £43,500 +14.47% 3
Wales +20 7 £32,000 -1.54% 2
Scotland +5 6 £47,000 -6.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 6 - -
North East +10 3 £32,000 +1.59% 1
East Midlands +16 1 - -

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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.

1 371 (90.05%) Information Security
2 218 (52.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 178 (43.20%) CISSP
4 129 (31.31%) Management Information System
5 127 (30.83%) CISM
6 90 (21.84%) Risk Management
7 80 (19.42%) GDPR
8 76 (18.45%) PCI DSS
9 75 (18.20%) SIEM
10 71 (17.23%) Firewall
11 68 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
12 67 (16.26%) Cybersecurity
13 61 (14.81%) Legal
14 58 (14.08%) Finance
14 58 (14.08%) Penetration Testing
15 53 (12.86%) Degree
15 53 (12.86%) Data Protection
16 52 (12.62%) Security Management
17 50 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
18 49 (11.89%) CISA
19 46 (11.17%) Vulnerability Management
19 46 (11.17%) Security Operations
20 44 (10.68%) Windows
21 41 (9.95%) Process Management
22 36 (8.74%) Business Continuity
22 36 (8.74%) ISMS
23 34 (8.25%) Security Testing
23 34 (8.25%) Retail
23 34 (8.25%) Information Security Management
24 33 (8.01%) CEH

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 6 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.21%) IIS
3 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.58%) Office 365
2 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.21%) SaaS
5 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.24%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 71 (17.23%) Firewall
2 24 (5.83%) TCP/IP
3 21 (5.10%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (4.61%) Network Security
5 13 (3.16%) HTTP
6 11 (2.67%) DNS
6 11 (2.67%) LAN
6 11 (2.67%) WAN
7 6 (1.46%) Internet
8 3 (0.73%) IPsec
8 3 (0.73%) SSL
8 3 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.49%) DHCP
9 2 (0.49%) Skype
9 2 (0.49%) VPN
9 2 (0.49%) WebEx
10 1 (0.24%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.91%) Power BI
4 11 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (2.43%) SQL Server
6 8 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.70%) QlikView
8 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Power View
8 4 (0.97%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.49%) MS Access
9 2 (0.49%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.24%) Big Data
10 1 (0.24%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 61 (14.81%) Legal
2 58 (14.08%) Finance
3 34 (8.25%) Retail
4 18 (4.37%) Law
5 14 (3.40%) Banking
6 9 (2.18%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.73%) Advertising
8 3 (0.73%) Electronics
8 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.73%) Marketing
8 3 (0.73%) Publishing
9 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.49%) Games
9 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.24%) LAMP
1 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 129 (31.31%) Management Information System
2 68 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (5.34%) Cyberthreat
4 21 (5.10%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (4.37%) PKI
6 16 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.64%) Cyberattack
8 7 (1.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 7 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (1.46%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.46%) Reinsurance
10 5 (1.21%) BYOD
11 4 (0.97%) mHealth
11 4 (0.97%) NHS
12 3 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.73%) CESG
12 3 (0.73%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.73%) Fintech
13 2 (0.49%) Robotics
13 2 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.68%) Windows
2 30 (7.28%) Linux
3 18 (4.37%) Unix
4 9 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.94%) CentOS
6 7 (1.70%) AIX
6 7 (1.70%) HPUX
6 7 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.70%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.21%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.49%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (90.05%) Information Security
2 90 (21.84%) Risk Management
3 75 (18.20%) SIEM
4 67 (16.26%) Cybersecurity
5 58 (14.08%) Penetration Testing
6 53 (12.86%) Data Protection
7 52 (12.62%) Security Management
8 50 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (11.17%) Security Operations
9 46 (11.17%) Vulnerability Management
10 41 (9.95%) Process Management
11 36 (8.74%) Business Continuity
11 36 (8.74%) ISMS
12 34 (8.25%) Information Security Management
12 34 (8.25%) Security Testing
13 32 (7.77%) Risk Assessment
14 30 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (7.28%) OWASP
15 29 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 27 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.10%) SQL
2 14 (3.40%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.67%) Perl
4 10 (2.43%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.18%) VBA
6 8 (1.94%) Python
7 5 (1.21%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 178 (43.20%) CISSP
2 127 (30.83%) CISM
3 53 (12.86%) Degree
4 49 (11.89%) CISA
5 33 (8.01%) CEH
6 21 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (4.85%) CRISC
8 17 (4.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 10 (2.43%) GIAC
10 9 (2.18%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.94%) CREST Certified
11 8 (1.94%) SSCP
12 7 (1.70%) CISMP
13 6 (1.46%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.46%) SANS
14 5 (1.21%) IISP
14 5 (1.21%) Security Cleared
15 4 (0.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 4 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (52.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (19.42%) GDPR
3 76 (18.45%) PCI DSS
4 27 (6.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 26 (6.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 21 (5.10%) COBIT
7 11 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 11 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (2.18%) ISO 9001
9 8 (1.94%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.97%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.73%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.49%) FIPS 140-2
12 2 (0.49%) PSD2
13 1 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.24%) QA
13 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.67%) Nessus
2 4 (0.97%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 3 (0.73%) OSSEC
4 2 (0.49%) CASB
4 2 (0.49%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.49%) QRadar
5 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 20 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.61%) Qualys
2 19 (4.61%) Splunk
3 16 (3.88%) McAfee
4 12 (2.91%) Cisco
5 11 (2.67%) Trend Micro
6 8 (1.94%) Tableau
7 7 (1.70%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.46%) ArcSight
8 6 (1.46%) CyberArk
8 6 (1.46%) Sun
8 6 (1.46%) VMware
9 5 (1.21%) CA
9 5 (1.21%) Cognos
10 4 (0.97%) Citrix
10 4 (0.97%) SAP
11 3 (0.73%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.73%) IBM
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle
11 3 (0.73%) Tripwire