The median annual salary for a Information Specialist was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 253 260
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Specialist 2 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.036% 0.048% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.049% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 5
Median salary £48,000 £46,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -12.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5361 6131 7067
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.69% 97.49% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4671 5080 5663
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Information Specialist in the job title.

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
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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +24 1 £43,500 -5.43% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Information Specialist
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
5 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (25.00%) Internal Audit
5 2 (25.00%) Change Control
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
6 1 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) CISM

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 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
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