Period
to 17 August 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 August 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
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 702 745 734
Rank change year-on-year +43 -11 +89
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 507 546 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 410 487 552
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% -3.45%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £43,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year - +13.91% -5.63%

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 168832 191032 209595
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136334 160651 172473
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 +58 491 £45,000 -10.00% 42
UK excluding London +45 277 £43,000 - 24
London +17 230 £52,500 -4.55% 18
North of England +7 83 £45,000 +12.50% 6
South East +45 81 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Yorkshire +48 47 £36,250 -28.92% 2
East of England +10 41 £44,000 +10.00% 3
North West -32 35 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Midlands +24 34 £39,000 -4.88% 4
South West +11 23 £40,000 +15.94% 1
West Midlands +19 21 £37,500 -11.76% 3
East Midlands +33 13 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Scotland +13 9 £40,000 -13.04%
Wales +16 4 £36,250 -3.33%
Isle of Man - 3 - -
North East +18 1 £36,500 +30.36%

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 396 (78.11%) Information Security
2 240 (47.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 191 (37.67%) CISSP
4 169 (33.33%) Finance
5 138 (27.22%) CISM
6 131 (25.84%) Management Information System
7 118 (23.27%) Risk Management
8 114 (22.49%) PCI DSS
9 110 (21.70%) CISA
10 97 (19.13%) Firewall
11 96 (18.93%) SIEM
12 95 (18.74%) Analytical Skills
13 87 (17.16%) Data Protection
14 73 (14.40%) Cybersecurity
15 72 (14.20%) SQL
16 62 (12.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 61 (12.03%) Windows
18 58 (11.44%) Network Security
19 57 (11.24%) ISMS
20 56 (11.05%) Security Management
21 55 (10.85%) Microsoft
22 54 (10.65%) GDPR
23 52 (10.26%) Analytics
24 51 (10.06%) Information Security Management
25 48 (9.47%) Degree
25 48 (9.47%) Vulnerability Management
25 48 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
26 45 (8.88%) CEH
27 42 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
28 41 (8.09%) Penetration Testing

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 12 (2.37%) SAS
2 6 (1.18%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.39%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 42 (8.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.97%) SPSS
4 7 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.78%) Office 365
2 8 (1.58%) SaaS
3 6 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 97 (19.13%) Firewall
2 58 (11.44%) Network Security
3 25 (4.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (2.96%) DNS
4 15 (2.96%) VPN
5 9 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (1.58%) DHCP
6 8 (1.58%) LAN
6 8 (1.58%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.38%) WAN
8 4 (0.79%) Internet
8 4 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (0.79%) VLAN
9 3 (0.59%) HTTP
9 3 (0.59%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.20%) SNMP
11 1 (0.20%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
5 17 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.78%) Big Data
7 8 (1.58%) MS Access
8 7 (1.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.99%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.79%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.59%) QlikView
13 2 (0.39%) GIS
13 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.39%) MySQL
13 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.39%) Metasploit
1 2 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.20%) Toad
2 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 169 (33.33%) Finance
2 32 (6.31%) Legal
3 29 (5.72%) Banking
4 15 (2.96%) Law
5 13 (2.56%) Retail
6 8 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.18%) Front Office
8 6 (1.18%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.99%) Advertising
10 4 (0.79%) Games
11 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.58%) 802.1X
1 8 (1.58%) Web Services
2 6 (1.18%) Kafka
2 6 (1.18%) NumPy
2 6 (1.18%) Pandas
2 6 (1.18%) SailPoint
2 6 (1.18%) SciPy
3 2 (0.39%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.20%) .NET
4 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.20%) HTML
4 1 (0.20%) OAuth
4 1 (0.20%) ODBC
4 1 (0.20%) RESTful
4 1 (0.20%) SOAP
4 1 (0.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 131 (25.84%) Management Information System
2 95 (18.74%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.71%) Data Protection Act
4 32 (6.31%) NHS
5 15 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.37%) Cyber Attack
7 11 (2.17%) Smart Energy
7 11 (2.17%) Smart Meter
8 10 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (1.78%) Derivative
10 7 (1.38%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.18%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.99%) BYOD
12 5 (0.99%) CESG
12 5 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.99%) iPad
12 5 (0.99%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.03%) Windows
2 37 (7.30%) Linux
3 16 (3.16%) Unix
4 15 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.59%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (78.11%) Information Security
2 118 (23.27%) Risk Management
3 96 (18.93%) SIEM
4 87 (17.16%) Data Protection
5 73 (14.40%) Cybersecurity
6 62 (12.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 57 (11.24%) ISMS
8 56 (11.05%) Security Management
9 52 (10.26%) Analytics
10 51 (10.06%) Information Security Management
11 48 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (9.47%) Vulnerability Management
12 41 (8.09%) Penetration Testing
13 37 (7.30%) Security Architecture
13 37 (7.30%) Security Monitoring
14 36 (7.10%) ITIL
15 35 (6.90%) Project Management
15 35 (6.90%) Risk Analysis
16 33 (6.51%) Data Analytics
16 33 (6.51%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 72 (14.20%) SQL
2 17 (3.35%) VBA
3 12 (2.37%) T-SQL
4 9 (1.78%) C#
4 9 (1.78%) Python
5 7 (1.38%) R
6 6 (1.18%) C++
6 6 (1.18%) Java
7 2 (0.39%) ANSI SQL
7 2 (0.39%) AWK
7 2 (0.39%) Perl
7 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.39%) sed
8 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.20%) C
8 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 191 (37.67%) CISSP
2 138 (27.22%) CISM
3 110 (21.70%) CISA
4 48 (9.47%) Degree
5 45 (8.88%) CEH
6 26 (5.13%) GIAC
7 25 (4.93%) CRISC
8 24 (4.73%) SSCP
9 17 (3.35%) SANS
10 16 (3.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 13 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (2.37%) CGEIT
13 11 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (2.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 11 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
14 9 (1.78%) CCNA
15 8 (1.58%) CCNP
16 7 (1.38%) CASP
16 7 (1.38%) GCIA
17 6 (1.18%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (47.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 114 (22.49%) PCI DSS
3 54 (10.65%) GDPR
4 25 (4.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 24 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 23 (4.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (3.55%) Data Quality
8 14 (2.76%) COBIT
9 10 (1.97%) ISO 9000
10 7 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (1.38%) ISO 9001
10 7 (1.38%) NIST 800
10 7 (1.38%) SSAE 16
11 6 (1.18%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 4 (0.79%) PMO
13 4 (0.79%) QA
14 3 (0.59%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.59%) SAS 70
System Software
1 27 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.18%) vSphere
5 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (3.35%) Nessus
2 12 (2.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.38%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (1.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.59%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.20%) EnCase
7 1 (0.20%) Nagios
7 1 (0.20%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.20%) Nmap
7 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.20%) Oozie
7 1 (0.20%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.20%) QRadar
7 1 (0.20%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (10.85%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.90%) Cisco
3 23 (4.54%) McAfee
4 19 (3.75%) CheckPoint
5 18 (3.55%) Tableau
6 11 (2.17%) Blue Coat
6 11 (2.17%) Dell
6 11 (2.17%) Palo Alto
6 11 (2.17%) Splunk
6 11 (2.17%) VMware
7 10 (1.97%) Alteryx
7 10 (1.97%) Oracle
8 9 (1.78%) Qualys
8 9 (1.78%) SAP
9 8 (1.58%) FireEye
9 8 (1.58%) LogRhythm
10 7 (1.38%) Sophos
10 7 (1.38%) Symantec
11 6 (1.18%) CyberArk
12 4 (0.79%) SonicWALL