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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 44 69 67
Rank change year-on-year +25 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 24 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.29% 1.79% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 2.08% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 5
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,104
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,650 £49,042
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £62,500 £58,400
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 484 674 605
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 86.43% 86.08% 83.56%
Number of salaries quoted 419 537 481
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -3.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,600 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Coventry

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 24 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (43.75%) CISSP
3 17 (35.42%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (33.33%) Finance
5 13 (27.08%) PCI DSS
6 12 (25.00%) COBIT
7 11 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (22.92%) Network Security
7 11 (22.92%) CISA
8 10 (20.83%) CISM
8 10 (20.83%) Firewall
9 9 (18.75%) VPN
10 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
11 6 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 6 (12.50%) BS7799
11 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
12 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (10.42%) Information Security Management
12 5 (10.42%) Data Security
12 5 (10.42%) Security Management
12 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
12 5 (10.42%) Intel Security
12 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
12 5 (10.42%) Cisco
12 5 (10.42%) ITIL
12 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
12 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (10.42%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (10.42%) DevOps

Information Security
Top Related 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) Network Security
2 10 (20.83%) Firewall
3 9 (18.75%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) MPLS
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) SNMP
4 1 (2.08%) VLAN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 12 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 12 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Security Specialist
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Security Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Governance Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Head of Development
4 4 (8.33%) Head of Security
4 4 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) Information Specialist
4 4 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Specialist
5 3 (6.25%) CISSP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.08%) BYOD
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (14.58%) Security Architecture
4 6 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.42%) Data Privacy
5 5 (10.42%) Data Security
5 5 (10.42%) DevOps
5 5 (10.42%) Information Security Management
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) People Management
5 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.42%) Security Management
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (8.33%) Release Management
6 4 (8.33%) Security Operations
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) CISSP
2 11 (22.92%) CISA
3 10 (20.83%) CISM
4 4 (8.33%) CISMP
4 4 (8.33%) CRISC
5 2 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) CLAS
5 2 (4.17%) ISEB
5 2 (4.17%) MCSD
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) CCSP
6 1 (2.08%) CEH
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) ISSAP
6 1 (2.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (27.08%) PCI DSS
3 12 (25.00%) COBIT
4 6 (12.50%) BS7799
4 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.17%) ISO27002
6 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco
1 5 (10.42%) Intel Security
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
Coventry
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + car, pension, training/certification
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
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