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

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 50 73
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23 +21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 39 55 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.24% 4.06% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 4.46% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 61 23
Coventry median annual salary £48,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.29% -27.59%
10th Percentile £37,650 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £67,250 £67,500 £78,750
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

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 1,068 1,232 1,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 88.85% 90.92% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 879 1,032 1,070
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -
10th Percentile £28,818 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 33 (84.62%) CISSP
2 25 (64.10%) CISM
3 22 (56.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (53.85%) PCI DSS
5 20 (51.28%) Risk Management
6 15 (38.46%) CISA
7 12 (30.77%) Finance
8 11 (28.21%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (25.64%) CEH
10 9 (23.08%) Security Testing
10 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.08%) DevOps
10 9 (23.08%) GDPR
11 8 (20.51%) IBM
11 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
11 8 (20.51%) CRISC
11 8 (20.51%) Degree
12 7 (17.95%) Firewall
13 6 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 6 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
14 5 (12.82%) OSCP
14 5 (12.82%) OWASP
14 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
14 5 (12.82%) Logistics
14 5 (12.82%) Cisco
14 5 (12.82%) Back Office
14 5 (12.82%) Games
14 5 (12.82%) GIAC
14 5 (12.82%) SANS
14 5 (12.82%) BYOD

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) HTTP
3 3 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (5.13%) MPLS
4 2 (5.13%) SNMP
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
5 1 (2.56%) DHCP
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) FTP
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
5 1 (2.56%) SSH
5 1 (2.56%) SSL
5 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) AppScan
2 1 (2.56%) Burp Suite
2 1 (2.56%) GDB
2 1 (2.56%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.56%) sqlmap
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Back Office
2 5 (12.82%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Local Government
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
1 17 (43.59%) Security Analyst
2 13 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 11 (28.21%) Information Manager
3 11 (28.21%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (23.08%) Information Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Security Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Risk Manager
6 7 (17.95%) IT Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) IT Security Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) Senior Information Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Information Risk Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Information Security Risk Manager
8 3 (7.69%) CISSP Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) LDAP
1 1 (2.56%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) BYOD
2 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (10.26%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.56%) Robotics
4 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
1 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Kali Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Risk Management
2 11 (28.21%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Security Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
6 5 (12.82%) Logistics
6 5 (12.82%) OWASP
7 4 (10.26%) Compliance Audit
7 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.26%) Source Code Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.69%) Security Operations
9 2 (5.13%) Line Management
9 2 (5.13%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (5.13%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Java
1 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (84.62%) CISSP
2 25 (64.10%) CISM
3 15 (38.46%) CISA
4 10 (25.64%) CEH
5 8 (20.51%) CRISC
5 8 (20.51%) Degree
6 6 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (12.82%) GIAC
7 5 (12.82%) OSCP
7 5 (12.82%) SANS
8 3 (7.69%) CCSP
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (7.69%) CISMP
9 2 (5.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.56%) CCNA
10 1 (2.56%) CCNP
10 1 (2.56%) GPEN
10 1 (2.56%) ISSAP
10 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (56.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (53.85%) PCI DSS
3 9 (23.08%) GDPR
4 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Fortify
1 4 (10.26%) WebInspect
2 1 (2.56%) CASB
2 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.56%) Nmap
2 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) IBM
2 5 (12.82%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Adobe
3 4 (10.26%) Capita
3 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix
3 4 (10.26%) Forcepoint
3 4 (10.26%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Qualys
3 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 4 (10.26%) Symantec
3 4 (10.26%) Veracode
4 1 (2.56%) VMware