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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 43 49
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.51% 3.02% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 3.65% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 5
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.34%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 359 329 342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 92.05% 82.66% 84.44%
Number of salaries quoted 253 260 248
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) FireEye
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 22301
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) SMTP

Information Security
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 22301
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) FireEye