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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 57 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.98% 1.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 0
Average salary £46,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
441 370 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.47% 83.71% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 382 313 325
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 30 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -9 1 £24,000 -46.66%
Lancaster - 1 £29,358 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Django
4 2 (25.00%) Drupal
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Lync
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
2 1 (12.50%) ScanSafe
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp