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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 52 47 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.48% 1.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 370 285 369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 88.73% 85.84% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 339 241 325
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
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 March 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 March 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 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (62.50%) Security Management
3 9 (56.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (50.00%) Information Security Management
5 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 6 (37.50%) ISMS
5 6 (37.50%) Security Architecture
6 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
6 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (31.25%) Data Security
7 4 (25.00%) NetApp
7 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) CRM
7 4 (25.00%) ERP
7 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (25.00%) DECT
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Wyse
7 4 (25.00%) CentOS
7 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
7 4 (25.00%) Confluence
7 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications

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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DECT
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Information Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
1 5 (31.25%) Security Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) CentOS
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Security Management
2 8 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 6 (37.50%) ISMS
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Data Security
4 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (25.00%) ERP
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Threat Management
8 1 (6.25%) Information Management
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) SIEM
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISM
2 2 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Canon
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) NetApp
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
1 4 (25.00%) Wyse
2 1 (6.25%) SAP