The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 52 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.50% 0.60% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 0.73% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 5
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £54,555 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +6.52%
Information Security
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
477 409 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 85.03% 82.13% 86.59%
Number of salaries quoted 361 302 466
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Information Security
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Merseyside region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Merseyside

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Information Security
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 13 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) SIEM
3 12 (34.29%) Firewall
3 12 (34.29%) CISSP
4 11 (31.43%) CISM
4 11 (31.43%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (31.43%) Banking
5 10 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (28.57%) Security Operations
6 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
6 8 (22.86%) Degree
6 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
6 8 (22.86%) Windows
7 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
7 7 (20.00%) Data Security
7 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (20.00%) Wealth Management
7 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 7 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (17.14%) SonicWALL
8 6 (17.14%) Office 365
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
4 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) MPLS
4 2 (5.71%) SSH
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 2 (5.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Security Manager
2 7 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 7 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 7 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (20.00%) Tester
3 6 (17.14%) ICT Support
3 6 (17.14%) IT Support
4 5 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 5 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
4 5 (14.29%) Security Officer
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) CISSP Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (11.43%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Security Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Service Security Manager
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 3 (8.57%) ICT Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) ICT Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
3 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 7 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Replication
5 1 (2.86%) CESG
5 1 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
1 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) SIEM
2 11 (31.43%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (20.00%) Data Security
5 7 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
5 7 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (20.00%) Wealth Management
6 6 (17.14%) Security Management
7 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) CISSP
2 11 (31.43%) CISM
3 8 (22.86%) Degree
4 6 (17.14%) MCITP
4 6 (17.14%) MCSE
4 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (11.43%) CCNA
5 4 (11.43%) CISA
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.57%) CASP
6 3 (8.57%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (8.57%) CRISC
6 3 (8.57%) ISSAP
6 3 (8.57%) ISSEP
6 3 (8.57%) ISSMP
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.57%) Security+ Certification
6 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.86%) COBIT
3 1 (2.86%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Avaya
1 6 (17.14%) Dell
1 6 (17.14%) HP
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.14%) SonicWALL
1 6 (17.14%) Sophos
1 6 (17.14%) VMware
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Salary: Competitive
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