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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 68 61 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 5 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.33% 0.80% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.01% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Average salary £65,000 £54,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% +13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £39,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £54,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
748 497 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 90.23% 79.27% 69.00%
Number of salaries quoted 573 424 355
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Coventry

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 10 (43.48%) Management Information System
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) CISSP
3 6 (26.09%) Security Management
3 6 (26.09%) CISA
4 5 (21.74%) CISM
4 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) Coaching
4 5 (21.74%) People Management
5 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.04%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
6 3 (13.04%) Back Office
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
2 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless Security
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) IT Security Manager
1 7 (30.43%) Security Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Head of IT
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Taxonomies
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) UNIX
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Security Management
2 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Coaching
2 5 (21.74%) People Management
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (13.04%) Information Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
2 6 (26.09%) CISA
3 5 (21.74%) CISM
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
5 1 (4.35%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) HIPAA
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee
2 2 (8.70%) Splunk
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco