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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.79% - 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% - 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 3
Median salary £63,000 - £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
381 447 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.60% 85.31% 84.74%
Number of salaries quoted 312 371 283
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Preston - 8 £62,500 -
Blackpool - 2 £68,750 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (85.71%) Change Management
1 12 (85.71%) Portfolio Management
1 12 (85.71%) Software Licensing
2 11 (78.57%) Risk Management
3 10 (71.43%) Release Management
3 10 (71.43%) SDLC
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Licensing
3 10 (71.43%) Data Architecture
4 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (57.14%) Information Management
6 7 (50.00%) Project Management
6 7 (50.00%) Performance Management
7 5 (35.71%) ERP
7 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
8 4 (28.57%) Security Management
8 4 (28.57%) CRM
9 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 3 (21.43%) WAN
9 3 (21.43%) VPN
9 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
9 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (21.43%) Firewall
9 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
10 2 (14.29%) CISM
10 2 (14.29%) BT
10 2 (14.29%) Document Management

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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Broadband
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) PBX
2 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Head of Business Systems
2 2 (14.29%) Head of Business Change
2 2 (14.29%) Head of Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Head of Information
2 2 (14.29%) Head of Information Management
2 2 (14.29%) Head of Project Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Director
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Licensing
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) EqualLogic
4 1 (7.14%) BYOD
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Change Management
1 12 (85.71%) Portfolio Management
1 12 (85.71%) Software Licensing
2 11 (78.57%) Risk Management
3 10 (71.43%) Data Architecture
3 10 (71.43%) Release Management
3 10 (71.43%) SDLC
4 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (57.14%) Information Management
6 7 (50.00%) Performance Management
6 7 (50.00%) Project Management
7 5 (35.71%) ERP
8 4 (28.57%) CRM
8 4 (28.57%) Security Management
9 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
10 2 (14.29%) Document Management
10 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 2 (14.29%) ITIL
10 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) BT
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) Lotus
2 2 (14.29%) Sage
2 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix