The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 51 39 54
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.50% 4.59% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 5.31% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 360 339 380
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 89.33% 86.48% 88.58%
Number of salaries quoted 269 268 291
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Liverpool

Information Security
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security in Liverpool.

Salary trend for Information Security in Liverpool

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CISA
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 3 (60.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (20.00%) FireEye
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Windows

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Business Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISA
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (60.00%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) FireEye
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft