The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 35 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 19 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.94% 0.87% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.07% 1.08% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 12
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +18.57%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Information Security
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
313 372 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.30% 80.52% 79.05%
Number of salaries quoted 257 330 349
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Information Security
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Liverpool region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Liverpool

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 20 (90.91%) CISSP
2 19 (86.36%) CISM
2 19 (86.36%) ISSAP
2 19 (86.36%) ISSMP
2 19 (86.36%) Degree
3 14 (63.64%) Retail
3 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
4 12 (54.55%) PCI DSS
4 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
4 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 12 (54.55%) Cisco
4 12 (54.55%) CheckPoint
5 11 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 11 (50.00%) COBIT
6 10 (45.45%) Information Security Management
6 10 (45.45%) Security Management
6 10 (45.45%) ITIL
7 8 (36.36%) Firewall
7 8 (36.36%) Law
7 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
9 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (18.18%) Multimedia
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.09%) SAN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) SNMP
General
1 14 (63.64%) Retail
2 8 (36.36%) Law
3 4 (18.18%) Multimedia
4 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Security Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) Information Security Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Information Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Information Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) UNIX
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) HPUX
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 11 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 10 (45.45%) Information Security Management
3 10 (45.45%) Security Management
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) CISSP
2 19 (86.36%) CISM
2 19 (86.36%) ISSAP
2 19 (86.36%) ISSMP
2 19 (86.36%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) PCI DSS
2 11 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (50.00%) COBIT
3 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco
1 12 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.55%) Brocade
4 1 (4.55%) HP
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FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus good benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago