Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 74 73
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 43 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.27% 2.63% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 2.93% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 22
Coventry median annual salary £51,500 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.10% +15.29% +1.19%
10th Percentile £33,625 £31,250 £30,870
90th Percentile £78,750 £87,500 £77,375
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 1177 1261 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.64% 89.50% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1037 1017
Coventry median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 28 (65.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (37.21%) CISSP
3 15 (34.88%) PCI DSS
4 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.91%) Security Architecture
6 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
7 10 (23.26%) CISM
7 10 (23.26%) Management Information System
8 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
8 9 (20.93%) Degree
8 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (20.93%) Data Protection
9 8 (18.60%) OWASP
9 8 (18.60%) Security Testing
9 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
10 7 (16.28%) Firewall
10 7 (16.28%) HP
10 7 (16.28%) Network Security
10 7 (16.28%) ISMS
10 7 (16.28%) TOGAF
10 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (16.28%) DevOps
10 7 (16.28%) Veracode
10 7 (16.28%) HP Fortify
11 6 (13.95%) NIST 800
11 6 (13.95%) Looker
11 6 (13.95%) NAS
11 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
11 6 (13.95%) Fiddler
11 6 (13.95%) Nessus

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 1 (2.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
1 7 (16.28%) Network Security
2 6 (13.95%) NAS
2 6 (13.95%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
3 4 (9.30%) HTTP
4 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.33%) DHCP
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) MPLS
5 1 (2.33%) SNMP
5 1 (2.33%) SSH
5 1 (2.33%) SSL
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) tcpdump
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
1 6 (13.95%) Looker
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.33%) AppScan
2 1 (2.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.33%) GDB
2 1 (2.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.33%) sqlmap
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Aerospace
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
1 19 (44.19%) Security Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Information Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Security Manager
4 7 (16.28%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Information Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Head of Architecture
5 5 (11.63%) Head of Security
6 4 (9.30%) Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Information Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Information Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) OAuth
1 1 (2.33%) OpenID
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.63%) BYOD
2 5 (11.63%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) CESG
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Kali Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Security Architecture
3 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
4 9 (20.93%) Data Protection
4 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
5 8 (18.60%) OWASP
5 8 (18.60%) Risk Management
5 8 (18.60%) Security Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (16.28%) DevOps
6 7 (16.28%) ISMS
6 7 (16.28%) TOGAF
7 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
7 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
8 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (9.30%) Internal Audit
9 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Perl
1 6 (13.95%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) CISSP
2 10 (23.26%) CISM
3 9 (20.93%) Degree
4 5 (11.63%) CRISC
4 5 (11.63%) ISSEP
5 4 (9.30%) CEH
5 4 (9.30%) CISA
6 3 (6.98%) GIAC
6 3 (6.98%) OSCP
7 2 (4.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (4.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (2.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (65.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (34.88%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.95%) NIST 800
4 3 (6.98%) GDPR
4 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (4.65%) ISO 14001
5 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Fortify
2 6 (13.95%) Nessus
3 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) Nmap
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) QRadar
3 1 (2.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) HP
1 7 (16.28%) Veracode
2 6 (13.95%) NetApp
3 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) McAfee
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.33%) Qualys
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) Software AG
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) webMethods