The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 61 54 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.79% 1.87% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 2.34% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
521 470 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 81.92% 79.80% 69.85%
Number of salaries quoted 435 407 444
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Information Security
North West

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
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 22 July 2014. 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 +2 5 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Information Security
North West

Information Security
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 5 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) COBIT
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Law
4 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) ISSAP
1 5 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
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