The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.82% 1.59% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.96% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 4
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £29,358
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +44.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £25,607
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £45,557
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Information Security
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
465 358 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 87.57% 81.36% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 422 275 385
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Lancashire region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Lancashire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Information Security
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Darwen - 5 £52,500 -
Blackburn -3 4 £45,000 -2.17%
Preston -11 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Chorley - 1 £35,000 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 17 (77.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (50.00%) Security Management
3 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
4 9 (40.91%) Data Protection
4 9 (40.91%) Security Architecture
4 9 (40.91%) Information Security Management
5 8 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
6 7 (31.82%) ISMS
7 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
7 6 (27.27%) CISM
8 5 (22.73%) CRM
8 5 (22.73%) CISSP
9 4 (18.18%) CentOS
9 4 (18.18%) JIRA
9 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
9 4 (18.18%) Confluence
9 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
9 4 (18.18%) Office 365
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (18.18%) NetApp
9 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) ERP
9 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 4 (18.18%) DECT
9 4 (18.18%) LAN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (18.18%) Confluence
1 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DECT
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Security Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Security Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Information Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Information Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) CISSP Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Information Risk Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Information Security Risk Manager
8 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 1 (4.55%) IT Risk Manager
8 1 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Fat Client
2 4 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.55%) BYOD
4 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) CentOS
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Security Management
2 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
3 9 (40.91%) Data Protection
3 9 (40.91%) Information Security Management
3 9 (40.91%) Security Architecture
4 8 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (31.82%) ISMS
5 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) CRM
7 4 (18.18%) ERP
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Compliance Audit
8 3 (13.64%) Data Security
8 3 (13.64%) IT Audit
9 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (9.09%) Threat Management
10 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (4.55%) SIEM
10 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CISM
2 5 (22.73%) CISSP
3 4 (18.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (77.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (27.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Canon
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) NetApp
1 4 (18.18%) VMware
1 4 (18.18%) Wyse
2 1 (4.55%) Avaya
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) SAP