Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Specialist was £44,471 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Information Specialist
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 290 320 349
Rank change year-on-year +30 +29 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 8 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.083% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 11
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,471 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.06% +11.11% -14.29%
England median annual salary £58,750 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +17.50% +7.53% -19.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9,422 10,604 12,190
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.63% 97.71% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7,981 8,974 10,045
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Information Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Information Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Specialist in Yorkshire

Information Specialist
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Specialist in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Information Specialist in Yorkshire

Information Specialist
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Specialist in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Specialist in Yorkshire

Information Specialist
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. 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
West Yorkshire +12 6 £44,471 -1.18%
North Yorkshire +6 1 £55,000 +10.00%
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Information Specialist
England

Information Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Information Specialist 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 Yorkshire region featuring Information Specialist in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (75.00%) GDPR
3 4 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (25.00%) CLAS
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (25.00%) IT Audit
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) CESG
4 2 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Data Security
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) CISA
5 1 (12.50%) COBIT
5 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring

Information Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) CESG
1 2 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
1 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Data Security
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) IT Audit
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (25.00%) CLAS
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) GDPR
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle