Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 95 83
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 4 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.43% 0.19% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.21% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -21.90% -
10th Percentile £38,250 £41,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £51,750 £41,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -10.53%

Data Security 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 845 975 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.76% 90.87% 86.00%
Number of salaries quoted 683 727 673
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £44,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.88% +1.25% -

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Merseyside

Data Security
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Data Security in Merseyside

Data 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 Data Security within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 16 July 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 +11 4 £42,500 +3.66% 1
Data Security
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Data Security 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 Data Security.

1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) GSEC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Online Games
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity

Data Security
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) OWASP
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CEH
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CRISC
1 1 (25.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 22301
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard