Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 79 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - -
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 10 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.17% 1.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 0
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% - -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +17.65%

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 776 893 1,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 90.76% 91.03% 89.62%
Number of salaries quoted 597 651 741
Merseyside median annual salary £40,349 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 October 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 +20 10 £42,500 -21.30% 2
Data Security
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 7 (70.00%) Information Security
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (70.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
4 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) COBIT
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) GDPR
4 4 (40.00%) IT Strategy
4 4 (40.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (30.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (30.00%) SIEM
5 3 (30.00%) ISMS
5 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance

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 4 (40.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Ingres
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Information Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Information Security Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Information Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Data Protection
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Coaching
4 4 (40.00%) Cryptography
4 4 (40.00%) Decision-Making
4 4 (40.00%) IT Strategy
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (30.00%) Security Management
5 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) VB
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) CEH
3 1 (10.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CRISC
3 1 (10.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (40.00%) COBIT
3 4 (40.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sybase