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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 2.30% 2.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 0
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
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
522 462 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 85.71% 78.44% 82.01%
Number of salaries quoted 455 369 355
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 December 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Coventry

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (47.62%) PCI DSS
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
3 8 (38.10%) CISSP
4 7 (33.33%) Change Management
4 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (28.57%) CRM
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (28.57%) Workflow
5 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) CISA
6 5 (23.81%) CISM
6 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 5 (23.81%) COBIT
6 5 (23.81%) Network Security
7 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (19.05%) Information Governance
8 3 (14.29%) Security Management
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (9.52%) Windows
9 2 (9.52%) Linux
9 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
9 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.76%) SQL
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Security Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Information Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) CRM Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) CRM
2 6 (28.57%) Workflow
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Information Governance
4 3 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) ISMS
6 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (23.81%) CISA
3 5 (23.81%) CISM
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) PCI DSS
2 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (23.81%) COBIT
4 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) IBM