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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 44 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.54% 1.34% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.59% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,900 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,400 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
287 441 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 77.36% 84.16% 84.92%
Number of salaries quoted 226 375 368
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) COBIT
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) PMP
3 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Security Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (66.67%) COBIT
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) VMware