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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 33 54 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +22
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 17 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.19% 1.04% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 1.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
327 408 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.54% 85.00% 89.09%
Number of salaries quoted 259 292 507
Median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +14 14 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Wirral - 2 £57,000 -
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Security Operations
3 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (36.84%) CISSP
4 13 (34.21%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (34.21%) SIEM
5 11 (28.95%) Banking
5 11 (28.95%) Firewall
5 11 (28.95%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (26.32%) CISM
7 9 (23.68%) Client/Server
7 9 (23.68%) Data Security
7 9 (23.68%) Malware Analysis
7 9 (23.68%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (23.68%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (23.68%) Degree
7 9 (23.68%) Wealth Management
7 9 (23.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
8 8 (21.05%) Data Protection
8 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
8 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (15.79%) Sophos
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (15.79%) Avaya
10 6 (15.79%) MCSE

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 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) Network Security
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.89%) Law
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Security Manager
2 13 (34.21%) Information Manager
3 12 (31.58%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (23.68%) Penetration Tester
4 9 (23.68%) Tester
5 6 (15.79%) ICT Support
5 6 (15.79%) IT Support
6 5 (13.16%) IT Manager
6 5 (13.16%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Security Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Communications Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Information Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) IT Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) IT Support Manager
8 3 (7.89%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (7.89%) Network Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) Network Support
8 3 (7.89%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Client/Server
2 9 (23.68%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Replication
5 2 (5.26%) CESG
5 2 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.63%) BYOD
6 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.63%) PKI
6 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Security Operations
2 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (34.21%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (34.21%) SIEM
4 11 (28.95%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (23.68%) Data Security
5 9 (23.68%) Malware Analysis
5 9 (23.68%) Reverse Engineering
5 9 (23.68%) Technical Analysis
5 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 9 (23.68%) Wealth Management
6 8 (21.05%) Business Continuity
6 8 (21.05%) Data Protection
6 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 6 (15.79%) Data Privacy
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.79%) Security Management
8 5 (13.16%) Information Security Management
8 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) CISSP
2 10 (26.32%) CISM
3 9 (23.68%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) MCITP
4 6 (15.79%) MCSE
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (7.89%) CISA
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.26%) CLAS
7 1 (2.63%) CASP
7 1 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.63%) CRISC
7 1 (2.63%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.63%) ISSEP
7 1 (2.63%) ISSMP
7 1 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.26%) COBIT
4 2 (5.26%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Avaya
1 6 (15.79%) Dell
1 6 (15.79%) HP
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.79%) SonicWALL
1 6 (15.79%) Sophos
1 6 (15.79%) VMware
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
Merseyside
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Office for Nuclear Regulation
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum & pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 27 days ago