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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 55 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.44% 2.00% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 2.47% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 5
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.48%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
363 486 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.78% 80.87% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 279 390 430
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) COBIT
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Publishing
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) PMP
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Information Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Information Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 13 days ago