The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.14% 0.83% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.01% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Average salary £50,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
434 395 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 82.20% 82.12% 69.87%
Number of salaries quoted 374 354 346
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Information Security
Merseyside

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 25 July 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 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 6 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 4 (66.67%) COBIT
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (50.00%) Multimedia
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Law
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
1 3 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Information Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 6 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (66.67%) COBIT
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago