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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 43 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.15% 0.77% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.88% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Average salary £32,500 £47,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.93% +59.16%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
281 457 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.75% 87.88% 86.46%
Number of salaries quoted 236 398 324
Average salary £35,625 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Preston - 3 £32,500 - 2
Blackburn - 1 £47,500 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Security Management
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (42.86%) Line 500
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
3 3 (42.86%) Document Management
3 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
3 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Continuity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) BT
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Broadband
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Security Management
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Document Management
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
2 3 (42.86%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Continuity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Software Licensing
2 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) BT
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Dell
1 3 (42.86%) Lotus
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Sage
1 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
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Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago