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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 46 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.26% 0.20% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.23% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
332 442 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 83.42% 86.50% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 222 388 274
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) COBIT
3 5 (41.67%) ISSAP
3 5 (41.67%) ISSMP
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Law
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security Management
3 5 (41.67%) Security Management
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (33.33%) ERP
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (8.33%) PMP
6 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) UNIX
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security Management
2 5 (41.67%) Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISSAP
1 5 (41.67%) ISSMP
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) COBIT
2 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) VMware