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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.01% 1.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £54,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
454 387 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 76.17% 69.23% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 381 301 296
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Coventry

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) Security Management
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (50.00%) COBIT
3 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 3 (30.00%) CISA
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) CISM
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Security Management
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) ISMS
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) CISA
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) COBIT
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix