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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 59 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.40% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.78% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £47,750 £19,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+151.31% -49.33%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +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
430 386 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.83% 81.78% 74.10%
Number of salaries quoted 372 321 301
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 - 1 £24,000 -
Lancaster - 1 £29,358 -
Preston - 1 - -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (22.22%) Django

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Drupal
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Database Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 1 (11.11%) MobileIron
2 1 (11.11%) ScanSafe
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) IBM