Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 58 73
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 52 50 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.87% 4.00% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 4.54% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33 56 24
Coventry median annual salary £51,750 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.75% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £80,000 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £53,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.54% -2.73% +4.76%

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 1,101 1,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 89.36% 88.01% 86.64%
Number of salaries quoted 972 934 1,061
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,655
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -0.36% +0.36%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,575 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +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 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 39 (75.00%) CISSP
2 32 (61.54%) CISM
3 29 (55.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (44.23%) PCI DSS
4 23 (44.23%) Risk Management
5 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (34.62%) CISA
6 16 (30.77%) Finance
7 14 (26.92%) Security Testing
7 14 (26.92%) CEH
7 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
8 12 (23.08%) Firewall
8 12 (23.08%) Data Protection
8 12 (23.08%) DevOps
9 11 (21.15%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (21.15%) CRISC
10 10 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (19.23%) BYOD
10 10 (19.23%) Games
10 10 (19.23%) Degree
10 10 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (17.31%) Logistics
11 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
11 9 (17.31%) Back Office
11 9 (17.31%) IBM
11 9 (17.31%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (15.38%) OWASP
12 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (13.46%) CCSP
13 7 (13.46%) HTTP

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 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) HTTP
3 6 (11.54%) SSL
4 5 (9.62%) Network Security
4 5 (9.62%) VPN
5 2 (3.85%) MPLS
5 2 (3.85%) SNMP
5 2 (3.85%) WAN
6 1 (1.92%) ATM
6 1 (1.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) DNS
6 1 (1.92%) FTP
6 1 (1.92%) Internet
6 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) SAN
6 1 (1.92%) SMTP
6 1 (1.92%) SSH
6 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) AppScan
2 1 (1.92%) Burp Suite
2 1 (1.92%) GDB
2 1 (1.92%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.92%) sqlmap
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Games
3 9 (17.31%) Back Office
4 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Analyst
2 23 (44.23%) Security Analyst
3 16 (30.77%) Security Manager
4 13 (25.00%) Information Analyst
4 13 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 13 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (23.08%) Senior Security Analyst
6 11 (21.15%) Senior Information Analyst
6 11 (21.15%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 10 (19.23%) Information Manager
7 10 (19.23%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (15.38%) IT Analyst
8 8 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (13.46%) Risk Manager
10 5 (9.62%) CISSP Manager
10 5 (9.62%) IT Manager
10 5 (9.62%) IT Security Manager
11 4 (7.69%) Information Assurance Analyst
11 4 (7.69%) Project Analyst
12 3 (5.77%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.92%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) BYOD
2 9 (17.31%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (17.31%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.62%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.92%) Robotics
6 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Linux
1 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Risk Management
2 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) Security Testing
3 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
4 12 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 12 (23.08%) DevOps
5 11 (21.15%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Logistics
8 8 (15.38%) OWASP
9 7 (13.46%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (13.46%) SIEM
10 6 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (11.54%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.54%) SDLC
10 6 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (11.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (9.62%) Information Governance
11 5 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
1 1 (1.92%) Java
1 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (75.00%) CISSP
2 32 (61.54%) CISM
3 18 (34.62%) CISA
4 14 (26.92%) CEH
5 11 (21.15%) CRISC
6 10 (19.23%) Degree
7 8 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (13.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 7 (13.46%) CCSP
9 6 (11.54%) GIAC
9 6 (11.54%) OSCP
10 5 (9.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 5 (9.62%) SANS
10 5 (9.62%) SSCP
11 3 (5.77%) CISMP
11 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
12 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
12 2 (3.85%) PMP
13 1 (1.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (55.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (44.23%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.54%) GDPR
4 2 (3.85%) COBIT
4 2 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) XenApp
2 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Fortify
1 5 (9.62%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.92%) CASB
2 1 (1.92%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.92%) Nmap
2 1 (1.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) IBM
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) Citrix
3 5 (9.62%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) Qualys
3 5 (9.62%) Veracode
4 4 (7.69%) Adobe
4 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 4 (7.69%) Forcepoint
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (3.85%) Capita
6 1 (1.92%) VMware