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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 53 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 22 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 3.03% 1.05% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 1.31% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 0
Average salary £52,500 £55,104 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.72% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.04%
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
604 609 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 83.08% 79.61% 86.04%
Number of salaries quoted 498 484 369
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Coventry

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 23 (52.27%) Penetration Testing
1 23 (52.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (31.82%) Security Testing
3 11 (25.00%) CISSP
3 11 (25.00%) CISM
4 9 (20.45%) CREST Certified
5 7 (15.91%) Network Security
5 7 (15.91%) CEH
5 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
5 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
6 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.64%) Change Management
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (13.64%) Taxonomies
6 6 (13.64%) Information Architecture
6 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
6 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (11.36%) Line Management
7 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
7 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
7 5 (11.36%) Firewall
7 5 (11.36%) GIAC
8 4 (9.09%) CISA
8 4 (9.09%) Content Management
8 4 (9.09%) OWASP
8 4 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (9.09%) Incident Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (15.91%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Project
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Network Security
2 5 (11.36%) Firewall
3 3 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ReSharper
1 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
1 3 (6.82%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Security Manager
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (18.18%) Test Leader
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Senior Security Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Information Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Information Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Architecture Manager
9 3 (6.82%) ITIL Manager
9 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.82%) Technologist
10 2 (4.55%) Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Consultant
10 2 (4.55%) Information Manager
10 2 (4.55%) SOC Manager
11 1 (2.27%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
1 3 (6.82%) jQuery
1 3 (6.82%) Spring.NET
1 3 (6.82%) WCF
1 3 (6.82%) XML
1 3 (6.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (13.64%) Taxonomies
2 4 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.27%) BYOD
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (31.82%) Security Testing
3 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.64%) Change Management
4 6 (13.64%) Information Architecture
4 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Data Protection
5 5 (11.36%) Line Management
5 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
6 4 (9.09%) Content Management
6 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.09%) Internal Audit
6 4 (9.09%) OWASP
6 4 (9.09%) Threat Management
6 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (6.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C#
1 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) CISM
1 11 (25.00%) CISSP
2 9 (20.45%) CREST Certified
3 7 (15.91%) CEH
4 5 (11.36%) GIAC
5 4 (9.09%) CISA
6 2 (4.55%) CRISC
6 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.55%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (52.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.27%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.82%) Progress
1 3 (6.82%) Qualys
2 1 (2.27%) CA
2 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.27%) Veracode
Coventry
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus/Car/Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago