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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 56 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 12 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.02% 0.22% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.27% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 10
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £44,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,100
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +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
518 375 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 87.06% 83.52% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 375 288 418
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,920 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 11 £50,000 - 3
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) CISSP
4 10 (34.48%) CISM
4 10 (34.48%) SIEM
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
5 9 (31.03%) Windows
6 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
6 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (24.14%) Degree
7 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
8 6 (20.69%) VPN
8 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.69%) MCSE
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) HP
8 6 (20.69%) Dell
8 6 (20.69%) Avaya
8 6 (20.69%) Sophos
8 6 (20.69%) MCITP
8 6 (20.69%) SonicWALL
8 6 (20.69%) Banking
8 6 (20.69%) Office 365
8 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (20.69%) Windows 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 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 6 (20.69%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) MPLS
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) SSH
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Wireless
3 2 (6.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) IT Manager
1 8 (27.59%) IT Services Manager
1 8 (27.59%) Security Manager
2 6 (20.69%) ICT Support
2 6 (20.69%) IT Security Officer
2 6 (20.69%) IT Support
2 6 (20.69%) Security Officer
3 5 (17.24%) CISSP Manager
3 5 (17.24%) IT Security Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Service Security Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Information Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Communications Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (10.34%) IT Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Network Support
5 3 (10.34%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) CESG
4 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
1 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) SIEM
2 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
4 5 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (17.24%) Security Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
6 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
6 3 (10.34%) Open Source
6 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Business Development
7 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) CISSP
2 10 (34.48%) CISM
3 7 (24.14%) Degree
4 6 (20.69%) MCITP
4 6 (20.69%) MCSE
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 5 (17.24%) CISA
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.79%) CASP
6 4 (13.79%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (13.79%) CRISC
6 4 (13.79%) ISSAP
6 4 (13.79%) ISSEP
6 4 (13.79%) ISSMP
6 4 (13.79%) Security+ Certification
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) SSCP
7 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
3 1 (3.45%) ISO22301
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Avaya
1 6 (20.69%) Dell
1 6 (20.69%) HP
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.69%) SonicWALL
1 6 (20.69%) Sophos
1 6 (20.69%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Knowsley, Liverpool
QVC
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago