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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 45 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.83% 0.21% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.24% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
332 418 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 86.68% 88.00% 77.12%
Number of salaries quoted 284 371 292
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 January 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 21 (87.50%) CISSP
2 20 (83.33%) CISM
2 20 (83.33%) ISSAP
2 20 (83.33%) ISSMP
3 14 (58.33%) Degree
4 13 (54.17%) COBIT
5 12 (50.00%) Retail
5 12 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 12 (50.00%) Law
6 11 (45.83%) Information Security Management
6 11 (45.83%) Security Management
6 11 (45.83%) ITIL
7 10 (41.67%) UNIX
7 10 (41.67%) Linux
7 10 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
8 8 (33.33%) Windows
8 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
9 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (29.17%) Firewall
10 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
12 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 3 (12.50%) Finance
13 2 (8.33%) Migration
13 2 (8.33%) CISA
13 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (8.33%) Nagios

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (8.33%) SNMP
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (50.00%) Law
1 12 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 16 (66.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) UNIX
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) HPUX
3 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) Information Security Management
2 11 (45.83%) Security Management
3 8 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) CISSP
2 20 (83.33%) CISM
2 20 (83.33%) ISSAP
2 20 (83.33%) ISSMP
3 14 (58.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (54.17%) COBIT
2 12 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 10 (41.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Brocade
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago