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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 51 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.91% 0.86% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.02% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Median salary £46,250 £32,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -33.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £53,800
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,875 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
394 293 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 89.95% 83.71% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 356 251 386
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,350 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £45,000
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
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 25 February 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
Darwen - 2 £52,500 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 13 (72.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (55.56%) Security Management
3 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (44.44%) Information Security Management
4 8 (44.44%) Security Architecture
5 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
6 6 (33.33%) ISMS
6 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
6 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (27.78%) Data Security
7 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
8 4 (22.22%) CentOS
8 4 (22.22%) JIRA
8 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
8 4 (22.22%) Confluence
8 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 4 (22.22%) Office 365
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (22.22%) Canon
8 4 (22.22%) NetApp
8 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) CRM
8 4 (22.22%) ERP
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) DECT
8 4 (22.22%) 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 (22.22%) Confluence
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) DECT
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) Unified Communications
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Security Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Information Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Information Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) CISSP Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Risk Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
3 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) CentOS
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Security Management
2 8 (44.44%) Information Security Management
2 8 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 7 (38.89%) Incident Management
4 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 6 (33.33%) ISMS
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Data Security
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (22.22%) CRM
6 4 (22.22%) ERP
7 2 (11.11%) Threat Management
8 1 (5.56%) Information Management
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL
8 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) SIEM
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Canon
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) NetApp
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
1 4 (22.22%) Wyse
2 1 (5.56%) SAP