The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 57 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.61% 1.80% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 2.08% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 7
Average salary £62,500 £55,552 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.41%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Information Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
671 578 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 87.71% 86.92% 82.62%
Number of salaries quoted 562 469 334
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Information Security
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Coventry

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Coventry

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 18 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (28.95%) Security Testing
3 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.68%) Change Management
4 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
4 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (23.68%) Taxonomies
4 9 (23.68%) Information Architecture
4 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (23.68%) CREST Certified
5 8 (21.05%) CISSP
6 7 (18.42%) CISM
6 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
6 7 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.42%) Network Security
6 7 (18.42%) SIEM
6 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (15.79%) Content Management
7 6 (15.79%) CEH
8 5 (13.16%) TDD
8 5 (13.16%) GIAC
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (13.16%) C#
8 5 (13.16%) HTML
8 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.16%) .NET
8 5 (13.16%) XML

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
1 7 (18.42%) Network Security
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.26%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) ReSharper
1 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.89%) Back Office
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Security Manager
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Security Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (21.05%) Test Leader
5 5 (13.16%) Information Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Information Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Technologist
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Information Manager
7 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.26%) IT Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
1 5 (13.16%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (13.16%) HTML
1 5 (13.16%) jQuery
1 5 (13.16%) Spring.NET
1 5 (13.16%) WCF
1 5 (13.16%) XML
1 5 (13.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (23.68%) Taxonomies
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (28.95%) Security Testing
3 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (23.68%) Change Management
4 9 (23.68%) Information Architecture
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) Risk Management
5 7 (18.42%) SIEM
5 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (15.79%) Content Management
6 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (13.16%) AOP
7 5 (13.16%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (13.16%) Front End Development
7 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (13.16%) TDD
8 4 (10.53%) CRM
8 4 (10.53%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C#
1 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CREST Certified
2 8 (21.05%) CISSP
3 7 (18.42%) CISM
4 6 (15.79%) CEH
5 5 (13.16%) GIAC
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.26%) CISA
7 2 (5.26%) SANS
8 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.26%) QRadar
3 1 (2.63%) HP Fortify
3 1 (2.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Cisco
1 3 (7.89%) Intel Security
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
2 2 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Qualys
3 1 (2.63%) Veracode
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago