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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 48 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.37% - 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% - 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £45,000
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
383 455 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 87.24% 88.01% 78.92%
Number of salaries quoted 313 391 279
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 4 March 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 16 (88.89%) CISSP
2 15 (83.33%) ISSAP
2 15 (83.33%) ISSMP
2 15 (83.33%) CISM
3 10 (55.56%) COBIT
3 10 (55.56%) Law
4 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (44.44%) ITIL
5 8 (44.44%) Information Security Management
5 8 (44.44%) Security Management
5 8 (44.44%) Retail
6 7 (38.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (33.33%) UNIX
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
8 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
10 2 (11.11%) CISA
11 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (5.56%) Finance
11 1 (5.56%) Games
11 1 (5.56%) VMware
11 1 (5.56%) Performance Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 10 (55.56%) Law
2 8 (44.44%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Security Engineer
2 13 (72.22%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Information Security Management
2 8 (44.44%) Security Management
3 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) CISSP
2 15 (83.33%) ISSAP
2 15 (83.33%) ISSMP
2 15 (83.33%) CISM
3 9 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) CISA
5 1 (5.56%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) COBIT
2 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (38.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
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