Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 94 71
Rank change year-on-year +37 -23 +15
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 18 1 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.11% 0.099% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.11% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 33
Merseyside median annual salary £72,500 - £40,000
10th Percentile £46,000 - £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 - £45,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 778 907 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 91.10% 89.98% 88.33%
Number of salaries quoted 607 657 723
Merseyside median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,261 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Merseyside

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Merseyside

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Merseyside

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +27 18 £72,500 - 3
Cybersecurity
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 9 (50.00%) WAN
1 9 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) CISSP
3 6 (33.33%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) SOA
3 6 (33.33%) Network Design
3 6 (33.33%) CISA
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (33.33%) SaaS
3 6 (33.33%) PaaS
3 6 (33.33%) IaaS
3 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (33.33%) GDPR
3 6 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) IT Strategy
4 5 (27.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (27.78%) Security Auditing
4 5 (27.78%) Open Source
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
4 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
4 5 (27.78%) COBIT
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security Management
4 5 (27.78%) Security Management
4 5 (27.78%) CISM

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) IaaS
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (33.33%) PaaS
1 6 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
4 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) WLAN
5 1 (5.56%) Intranet
5 1 (5.56%) PSTN
5 1 (5.56%) Skype
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Legal
1 5 (27.78%) Publishing
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
1 6 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Head of Security
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SIEM Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) IT Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Business Process Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 6 (33.33%) Network Design
2 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 5 (27.78%) Information Security Management
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Management
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Security Auditing
3 5 (27.78%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISA
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CEH
4 1 (5.56%) CRISC
4 1 (5.56%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) GDPR
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (27.78%) COBIT
2 5 (27.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (27.78%) ISO 9001
2 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.11%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Sage
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) Veeam
3 1 (5.56%) VMware