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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 45 36 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.03% 4.72% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 5.35% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 7
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
335 374 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.56% 88.21% 89.38%
Number of salaries quoted 257 298 327
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CISA
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
1 3 (42.86%) Security Management
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Management
1 3 (42.86%) ISO22301
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) ATM
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) SMTP
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Business Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Information Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Information
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Security
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
1 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Management
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISA
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (42.86%) ISO22301
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) FireEye
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft