Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Information Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 298 280
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Analyst 35 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 40
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +48.15% +25.58%
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,750 £18,000
90th Percentile £62,200 £55,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +17.50% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9716 11097 10597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.18% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8802 8814
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Information Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Analyst in the West Midlands

Information Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Analyst in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Information Analyst in the West Midlands

Information Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Analyst in the West Midlands

Information Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Coventry +14 16 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Birmingham +9 12 £42,500 +6.25%
Solihull - 3 £45,000 - 1
Staffordshire +16 2 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Warwickshire -3 1 £45,000 -12.20%
Information Analyst
England

Information Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Information Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (74.29%) Information Security
2 19 (54.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
4 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
5 10 (28.57%) Finance
5 10 (28.57%) CISM
5 10 (28.57%) CISSP
5 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
7 8 (22.86%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (22.86%) Security Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Degree
8 5 (14.29%) VBA
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (14.29%) ERP
8 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 5 (14.29%) CEH
8 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
9 4 (11.43%) Security Management
9 4 (11.43%) CRM
9 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce

Information Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (8.57%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) QlikView
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) AppScan
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) BYOD
4 1 (2.86%) CESG
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Information Security
2 10 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Security Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) ERP
5 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
6 4 (11.43%) ISMS
6 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 4 (11.43%) Security Management
7 3 (8.57%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) VBA
3 3 (8.57%) R
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) CISM
1 10 (28.57%) CISSP
2 5 (14.29%) CEH
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (8.57%) CRISC
3 3 (8.57%) GIAC
3 3 (8.57%) OSCP
4 2 (5.71%) CISA
5 1 (2.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (34.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (11.43%) GDPR
4 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.86%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) QRadar
1 1 (2.86%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Splunk
3 1 (2.86%) AlienVault
3 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.86%) Qualys
3 1 (2.86%) Veracode
3 1 (2.86%) VMware