Period
to 23 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 736 780 741
Rank change year-on-year +44 -39 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 475 475 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 395 404 567
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,173 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.23%

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 168119 182893 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 134641 153253 174947
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +80 463 £45,000 -8.16% 17
UK excluding London +41 262 £45,000 +5.88% 11
London +11 213 £52,500 -6.67% 6
North of England +25 88 £43,000 +10.97% 2
South East +53 75 £45,000 -13.04% 5
Yorkshire +41 44 £36,000 -20.00%
North West +17 43 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Midlands +10 37 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -10 31 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West +20 26 £40,000 +21.21% 3
East of England +6 26 £45,000 +8.43%
East Midlands +37 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Scotland -18 5 £40,000 -5.33%
Wales +15 3 £42,500 +47.83%
Isle of Man - 3 - -
North East +14 1 £36,500 -

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 390 (82.11%) Information Security
2 243 (51.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 204 (42.95%) CISSP
4 162 (34.11%) Finance
5 160 (33.68%) CISM
6 123 (25.89%) Firewall
7 120 (25.26%) Management Information System
8 104 (21.89%) CISA
9 103 (21.68%) PCI DSS
10 102 (21.47%) Risk Management
11 99 (20.84%) SIEM
12 87 (18.32%) Cybersecurity
13 81 (17.05%) Penetration Testing
14 79 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
15 76 (16.00%) Security Management
16 73 (15.37%) Data Protection
17 72 (15.16%) Information Security Management
18 67 (14.11%) Degree
19 64 (13.47%) Network Security
20 62 (13.05%) GIAC
21 61 (12.84%) Risk Assessment
21 61 (12.84%) Windows
22 60 (12.63%) Microsoft
23 54 (11.37%) GDPR
24 53 (11.16%) Active Directory
24 53 (11.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 52 (10.95%) ISMS
26 49 (10.32%) Risk Analysis
26 49 (10.32%) SQL
27 48 (10.11%) Data Security

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 11 (2.32%) SAS
2 5 (1.05%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.11%) SaaS
2 8 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.68%) Office 365
3 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.42%) Cloudflare
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.21%) OpenDNS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (25.89%) Firewall
2 64 (13.47%) Network Security
3 17 (3.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (3.16%) VPN
5 10 (2.11%) DNS
5 10 (2.11%) Internet
5 10 (2.11%) SMS
5 10 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.26%) Intranet
6 6 (1.26%) LAN
6 6 (1.26%) Wireshark
7 5 (1.05%) HTTP
7 5 (1.05%) VLAN
7 5 (1.05%) WAN
8 4 (0.84%) DHCP
8 4 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.42%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (0.42%) Wireless
10 1 (0.21%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.89%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.47%) Big Data
7 7 (1.47%) MS Access
8 6 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.26%) Power BI
9 5 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (0.84%) QlikView
11 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.42%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.42%) GIS
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.42%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Metasploit
1 3 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.21%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.21%) Subversion
2 1 (0.21%) Toad
2 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 162 (34.11%) Finance
2 37 (7.79%) Banking
3 27 (5.68%) Legal
4 18 (3.79%) Law
5 14 (2.95%) Retail
6 7 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.47%) Marketing
7 6 (1.26%) Front Office
8 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.63%) Advertising
10 3 (0.63%) Automotive
10 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.26%) Web Services
2 5 (1.05%) Kafka
2 5 (1.05%) NumPy
2 5 (1.05%) Pandas
2 5 (1.05%) SciPy
3 3 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.21%) HTML
4 1 (0.21%) ODBC
4 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.21%) SOAP
4 1 (0.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 120 (25.26%) Management Information System
2 79 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.84%) Data Protection Act
3 23 (4.84%) NHS
4 16 (3.37%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (2.95%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.53%) Reinsurance
6 12 (2.53%) Smart Energy
6 12 (2.53%) Smart Meter
7 11 (2.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.11%) Cyber Attack
9 9 (1.89%) BYOD
10 8 (1.68%) CESG
11 6 (1.26%) iPad
11 6 (1.26%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.05%) Derivative
12 5 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.84%) Windows
2 38 (8.00%) Linux
3 13 (2.74%) Unix
4 11 (2.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.84%) Kali Linux
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (82.11%) Information Security
2 102 (21.47%) Risk Management
3 99 (20.84%) SIEM
4 87 (18.32%) Cybersecurity
5 81 (17.05%) Penetration Testing
6 76 (16.00%) Security Management
7 73 (15.37%) Data Protection
8 72 (15.16%) Information Security Management
9 61 (12.84%) Risk Assessment
10 53 (11.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 52 (10.95%) ISMS
12 49 (10.32%) Risk Analysis
13 48 (10.11%) Data Security
13 48 (10.11%) Security Operations
14 43 (9.05%) Analytics
15 37 (7.79%) Vulnerability Management
15 37 (7.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 35 (7.37%) Process Improvement
16 35 (7.37%) Project Management
17 34 (7.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.32%) SQL
2 22 (4.63%) VBA
3 11 (2.32%) T-SQL
4 10 (2.11%) Python
5 9 (1.89%) R
6 8 (1.68%) C#
7 5 (1.05%) C++
7 5 (1.05%) Java
8 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.42%) C
10 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.21%) Perl
10 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 204 (42.95%) CISSP
2 160 (33.68%) CISM
3 104 (21.89%) CISA
4 67 (14.11%) Degree
5 62 (13.05%) GIAC
6 46 (9.68%) CEH
6 46 (9.68%) CRISC
7 31 (6.53%) SSCP
8 24 (5.05%) SANS
9 17 (3.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 15 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (2.74%) CCNA
11 13 (2.74%) CISMP
12 12 (2.53%) GCIA
12 12 (2.53%) GCIH
13 10 (2.11%) CCNP
13 10 (2.11%) CompTIA Security+
13 10 (2.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 10 (2.11%) Security+ Certification
14 9 (1.89%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (51.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (21.68%) PCI DSS
3 54 (11.37%) GDPR
4 25 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 15 (3.16%) Data Quality
7 14 (2.95%) COBIT
7 14 (2.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (2.53%) NIST 800
9 11 (2.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (1.68%) ISO 22301
10 8 (1.68%) ISO 9001
11 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (1.05%) FISMA
13 4 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 4 (0.84%) PMO
13 4 (0.84%) QA
14 3 (0.63%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.63%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.63%) SAS 70
System Software
1 53 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.68%) vSphere
4 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.42%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (4.42%) Nessus
2 18 (3.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 14 (2.95%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.05%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.05%) SCCM
5 4 (0.84%) Nagios
5 4 (0.84%) OpenVAS
5 4 (0.84%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.63%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.42%) WSUS
8 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.21%) EnCase
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.21%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.21%) Nmap
8 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.21%) QRadar
8 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.79%) Cisco
3 27 (5.68%) McAfee
4 23 (4.84%) CheckPoint
5 16 (3.37%) Dell
5 16 (3.37%) Palo Alto
6 15 (3.16%) Blue Coat
6 15 (3.16%) Splunk
7 13 (2.74%) FireEye
7 13 (2.74%) VMware
8 9 (1.89%) Qualys
8 9 (1.89%) Tableau
9 8 (1.68%) LogRhythm
10 7 (1.47%) SAP
11 5 (1.05%) Acunetix
11 5 (1.05%) CyberArk
11 5 (1.05%) F5
11 5 (1.05%) Forcepoint
11 5 (1.05%) Sophos
12 4 (0.84%) SolarWinds