Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 62 76
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 25 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.39% 3.15% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 3.44% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 27
Coventry median annual salary £45,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.90% +1.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,000 £82,000 £87,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 929 1,221 1,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 88.98% 91.53% 91.46%
Number of salaries quoted 755 982 1,075
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,725 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security 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 in Coventry.

Salary trend for Information Security in Coventry

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Coventry over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Coventry

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 20 (80.00%) CISSP
2 14 (56.00%) PCI DSS
3 12 (48.00%) Retail
3 12 (48.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (48.00%) Security Testing
3 12 (48.00%) CISM
4 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 10 (40.00%) OWASP
5 8 (32.00%) GDPR
5 8 (32.00%) Windows
6 7 (28.00%) Linux
6 7 (28.00%) CISA
7 6 (24.00%) GIAC
7 6 (24.00%) Firewall
7 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) SIEM
8 5 (20.00%) Splunk
8 5 (20.00%) Office 365
8 5 (20.00%) CyberArk
8 5 (20.00%) DevOps
8 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 5 (20.00%) CEH
8 5 (20.00%) Network Security
8 5 (20.00%) HTTP
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Degree

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) HTTP
2 5 (20.00%) Network Security
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) VLAN
3 3 (12.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) AppScan
General
1 12 (48.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
2 16 (64.00%) Security Analyst
3 14 (56.00%) Information Analyst
3 14 (56.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Administrator
6 3 (12.00%) Information Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Network Administrator
6 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Security Compliance Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Information Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.00%) BYOD
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Security Testing
2 10 (40.00%) OWASP
2 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (24.00%) SIEM
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.00%) High Availability
6 3 (12.00%) Network Management
6 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.00%) Compliance Audit
7 2 (8.00%) Data Flow Diagram
7 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) CISSP
2 12 (48.00%) CISM
3 7 (28.00%) CISA
4 6 (24.00%) GIAC
5 5 (20.00%) CEH
6 4 (16.00%) CRISC
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 2 (8.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (8.00%) SANS
8 1 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (4.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (56.00%) PCI DSS
2 12 (48.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (32.00%) GDPR
4 1 (4.00%) COBIT
4 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Fortify
1 1 (4.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco
1 5 (20.00%) CyberArk
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) Splunk
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Qualys
4 1 (4.00%) Veracode