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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 50 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 19 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.48% 2.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 2.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 0
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
481 423 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.10% 88.49% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 384 366 468
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +8 19 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (66.67%) CISSP
2 21 (58.33%) Incident Management
2 21 (58.33%) Security Operations
3 19 (52.78%) Business Continuity
3 19 (52.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (50.00%) Data Privacy
5 17 (47.22%) Management Information System
6 16 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (44.44%) Security Management
6 16 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (44.44%) PCI DSS
7 14 (38.89%) Finance
8 12 (33.33%) Firewall
8 12 (33.33%) CISM
9 11 (30.56%) Legal
9 11 (30.56%) Information Security Management
9 11 (30.56%) Degree
10 10 (27.78%) Risk Management
11 9 (25.00%) ITIL
11 9 (25.00%) Windows
12 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
12 8 (22.22%) Project Management
12 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
12 8 (22.22%) CISA
12 8 (22.22%) ISMS
12 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
12 8 (22.22%) WebEx
13 6 (16.67%) SIEM
13 6 (16.67%) Network Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) WebEx
3 6 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Legal
3 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (13.89%) Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Law
6 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (5.56%) Publishing
7 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
1 15 (41.67%) Security Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Information Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Information Manager
3 11 (30.56%) Information Security Manager
3 11 (30.56%) Security Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Penetration Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) IT Director
6 1 (2.78%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Data Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Management Information System
2 16 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.89%) Client/Server
4 5 (13.89%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (5.56%) Life Science
5 2 (5.56%) PKI
6 1 (2.78%) BYOD
6 1 (2.78%) CESG
6 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Incident Management
1 21 (58.33%) Security Operations
2 19 (52.78%) Business Continuity
2 19 (52.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (50.00%) Data Privacy
4 16 (44.44%) Security Management
5 11 (30.56%) Information Security Management
6 10 (27.78%) Risk Management
7 9 (25.00%) ITIL
8 8 (22.22%) ISMS
8 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 8 (22.22%) Project Management
9 6 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (16.67%) SIEM
10 5 (13.89%) Data Security
10 5 (13.89%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (13.89%) Security Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (13.89%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 24 (66.67%) CISSP
2 12 (33.33%) CISM
3 11 (30.56%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) CISA
5 1 (2.78%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (44.44%) PCI DSS
1 16 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (8.33%) Val IT
3 2 (5.56%) COBIT
4 1 (2.78%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Intel Security
1 2 (5.56%) Symantec
2 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
2 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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