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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 37 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.41% 1.06% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 1.35% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 12
Average salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £41,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
357 370 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.14% 78.72% 73.82%
Number of salaries quoted 301 327 349
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £57,250 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 14 (87.50%) CISSP
1 14 (87.50%) CISM
1 14 (87.50%) ISSAP
1 14 (87.50%) ISSMP
1 14 (87.50%) Degree
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Retail
4 9 (56.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (56.25%) Information Security Management
4 9 (56.25%) Security Management
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL
4 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco
4 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 9 (56.25%) COBIT
4 9 (56.25%) Data Protection
4 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
5 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Law
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) Multimedia
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) SNMP
General
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Law
3 4 (25.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Security Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) HPUX
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security Management
1 9 (56.25%) Security Management
1 9 (56.25%) Data Protection
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CISSP
1 14 (87.50%) CISM
1 14 (87.50%) ISSAP
1 14 (87.50%) ISSMP
1 14 (87.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (56.25%) COBIT
1 9 (56.25%) PCI DSS
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
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