Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 61 89
Rank change year-on-year +6 +28 +2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 28 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.16% 2.51% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.84% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 4
Lancashire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +14.13% +56.69%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,825 £42,150
90th Percentile £59,500 £63,000 £59,250
North West median annual salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 760 810 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 85.78% 88.24% 84.27%
Number of salaries quoted 614 733 677
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,771 £23,075
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security 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 in Lancashire.

Salary trend for Information Security in Lancashire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Lancashire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +12 10 £38,750 +10.71%
Darwen -2 3 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Burnley - 3 £42,500 -
Blackpool - 2 £41,250 -
Information Security
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (39.29%) CISA
2 11 (39.29%) CISM
3 10 (35.71%) Smart Meter
3 10 (35.71%) Smart Energy
4 8 (28.57%) CISSP
5 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.29%) Retail
7 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (14.29%) ITSM
7 4 (14.29%) Service Management
7 4 (14.29%) PHP
7 4 (14.29%) SQL
7 4 (14.29%) MySQL
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.29%) Python
7 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.29%) ERP
7 4 (14.29%) ISO 9001
7 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (14.29%) PHP 5
7 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 4 (14.29%) iPad
7 4 (14.29%) Magento
7 4 (14.29%) PHP 7
7 4 (14.29%) Data Encryption
7 4 (14.29%) Coaching

Information Security
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) MySQL
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Information Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) IT Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Security Manager
6 4 (14.29%) Development Manager
6 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (14.29%) IT Development Manager
6 4 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (14.29%) IT Manager
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Information Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (10.71%) SOC Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 1 (3.57%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Smart Energy
1 10 (35.71%) Smart Meter
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) iPad
4 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (14.29%) Coaching
2 4 (14.29%) Data Encryption
2 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.29%) ERP
2 4 (14.29%) ITSM
2 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 4 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) SIEM
4 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 2 (7.14%) Data Security
4 2 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PHP
1 4 (14.29%) PHP 5
1 4 (14.29%) PHP 7
1 4 (14.29%) Python
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) CISA
1 11 (39.29%) CISM
2 8 (28.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.57%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Capita