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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 51 55
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.15% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.51% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £31,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -39.80%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -1.54%
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
367 332 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 82.84% 76.15% 76.71%
Number of salaries quoted 312 270 332
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (20.00%) ScanSafe
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £48000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 38000-48000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago