Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 63 69
Rank change year-on-year -11 +6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 39 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.90% 2.98% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 3.41% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 29
Coventry median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -0.19%
10th Percentile £40,325 £43,750 £30,870
90th Percentile £86,000 £93,750 £64,250
West Midlands median annual salary £51,270 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +2.54% +3.09% +7.78%

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 1,201 1,086 1,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.16% 87.51% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 932 873 1,008
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,925
90th Percentile £62,950 £63,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 22 (56.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (51.28%) CISSP
3 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) CISM
4 16 (41.03%) PCI DSS
5 14 (35.90%) Security Testing
6 12 (30.77%) Waterfall
6 12 (30.77%) Data Protection
7 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
8 10 (25.64%) Degree
8 10 (25.64%) BYOD
9 9 (23.08%) DevOps
9 9 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (23.08%) CEH
9 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
10 8 (20.51%) HTTP
11 7 (17.95%) CISA
11 7 (17.95%) Change Management
11 7 (17.95%) Firewall
11 7 (17.95%) OWASP
11 7 (17.95%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (17.95%) SIEM
11 7 (17.95%) CRISC
11 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
12 6 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (15.38%) SDLC
12 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 6 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (15.38%) Data Protection Act

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 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) PaaS
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
3 6 (15.38%) SSL
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) ATM
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.56%) MPLS
6 1 (2.56%) SNMP
6 1 (2.56%) SSH
6 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.56%) WAN
6 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) AppScan
2 1 (2.56%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.56%) GDB
2 1 (2.56%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.56%) sqlmap
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
1 6 (15.38%) Games
2 5 (12.82%) Back Office
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Analyst
2 20 (51.28%) Security Analyst
3 17 (43.59%) Information Analyst
3 17 (43.59%) Information Security Analyst
4 12 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (28.21%) Security Manager
5 11 (28.21%) Senior Information Analyst
5 11 (28.21%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 11 (28.21%) Senior Security Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (12.82%) IT Manager
7 5 (12.82%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (12.82%) Programme Manager
8 4 (10.26%) Information Manager
9 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
10 2 (5.13%) Architect
10 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (5.13%) IT Security Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Project Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) OAuth
2 1 (2.56%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) BYOD
2 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (12.82%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) CESG
7 1 (2.56%) Clustering
7 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
7 1 (2.56%) PKI
7 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Kali Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) Security Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Data Protection
3 12 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
5 9 (23.08%) DevOps
5 9 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (17.95%) Change Management
6 7 (17.95%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
6 7 (17.95%) OWASP
6 7 (17.95%) SIEM
7 6 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 6 (15.38%) Project Management
7 6 (15.38%) SDLC
7 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (12.82%) Email Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) CISSP
2 19 (48.72%) CISM
3 10 (25.64%) Degree
4 9 (23.08%) CEH
5 7 (17.95%) CISA
5 7 (17.95%) CRISC
6 6 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (12.82%) GIAC
7 5 (12.82%) OSCP
7 5 (12.82%) SSCP
8 4 (10.26%) CCSP
9 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
9 2 (5.13%) PMP
9 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.56%) SANS
10 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (56.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (41.03%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.82%) GDPR
4 2 (5.13%) COBIT
4 2 (5.13%) PMO
5 1 (2.56%) NIST 800
5 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
1 1 (2.56%) XenApp
1 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Fortify
1 3 (7.69%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (2.56%) Nmap
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) IBM
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Qualys
2 3 (7.69%) Veracode
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Software AG
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec
4 1 (2.56%) webMethods