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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 31 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 15 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.50% 0.92% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 1.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
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
273 382 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 81.98% 88.22% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 218 265 441
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (60.00%) Finance
2 19 (54.29%) Security Operations
3 18 (51.43%) CISSP
4 15 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (37.14%) SIEM
5 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (37.14%) Incident Management
6 12 (34.29%) Business Continuity
7 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
7 11 (31.43%) Banking
7 11 (31.43%) CISM
7 11 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (28.57%) Degree
8 10 (28.57%) Firewall
9 9 (25.71%) Data Security
9 9 (25.71%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (25.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (25.71%) ITIL
9 9 (25.71%) Client/Server
9 9 (25.71%) Wealth Management
9 9 (25.71%) PCI DSS
9 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (25.71%) Technical Analysis
9 9 (25.71%) Reverse Engineering
9 9 (25.71%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (25.71%) Malware Analysis
10 8 (22.86%) Data Privacy
10 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (20.00%) Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
2 4 (11.43%) WebEx
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (14.29%) Legal
5 3 (8.57%) Law
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Security Manager
2 11 (31.43%) Information Manager
2 11 (31.43%) Information Security Manager
3 9 (25.71%) Penetration Tester
3 9 (25.71%) Tester
4 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) IT Manager
5 5 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (8.57%) ICT Assistant
6 3 (8.57%) ICT Manager
6 3 (8.57%) ICT Support
6 3 (8.57%) IT Assistant
6 3 (8.57%) IT Security Officer
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support
6 3 (8.57%) IT Support Assistant
6 3 (8.57%) Security Officer
6 3 (8.57%) Service Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
3 9 (25.71%) Client/Server
3 9 (25.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.57%) Replication
5 2 (5.71%) CESG
5 2 (5.71%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (5.71%) PKI
6 1 (2.86%) BYOD
6 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Security Operations
2 15 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (37.14%) Incident Management
3 13 (37.14%) SIEM
4 12 (34.29%) Business Continuity
5 11 (31.43%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Data Security
6 9 (25.71%) ITIL
6 9 (25.71%) Malware Analysis
6 9 (25.71%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (25.71%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (25.71%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (25.71%) Wealth Management
7 8 (22.86%) Data Privacy
8 7 (20.00%) Information Security Management
8 7 (20.00%) Security Management
9 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
10 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) CISSP
2 11 (31.43%) CISM
3 10 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (17.14%) CISA
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.57%) MCITP
5 3 (8.57%) MCSE
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.71%) CLAS
7 1 (2.86%) CASP
7 1 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.86%) CRISC
7 1 (2.86%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.86%) ISSEP
7 1 (2.86%) ISSMP
7 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) PCI DSS
1 9 (25.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.71%) COBIT
3 2 (5.71%) ISO22301
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) VMware
2 3 (8.57%) Avaya
2 3 (8.57%) Dell
2 3 (8.57%) HP
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) SonicWALL
2 3 (8.57%) Sophos
3 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
3 2 (5.71%) Symantec
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
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Yodel
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 9 days ago
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