Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Security Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Testing over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Testing
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +109
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 13 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.26% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Coventry median annual salary - £60,000 -
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +123.68%

Security Testing 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 919 1,192 1,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 88.79% 91.20% 91.30%
Number of salaries quoted 748 955 1,071
Coventry median annual salary £45,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.64% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,300 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Coventry

Security Testing
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing in Coventry.

Salary trend for Security Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 11 (84.62%) Retail
3 10 (76.92%) OWASP
4 7 (53.85%) CISM
4 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
5 6 (46.15%) GIAC
5 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Splunk
6 5 (38.46%) SIEM
6 5 (38.46%) Office 365
6 5 (38.46%) CyberArk
6 5 (38.46%) CEH
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) HTTP
6 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
7 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) CRISC
8 3 (23.08%) DevOps
8 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
9 2 (15.38%) CISA
9 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture

Security Testing
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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AppScan
General
1 11 (84.62%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
1 11 (84.62%) Information Analyst
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security Analyst
1 11 (84.62%) Security Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Compliance Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Compliance Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) BYOD
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) OWASP
3 7 (53.85%) Risk Management
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
4 5 (38.46%) SIEM
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Data Flow Diagram
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Source Code Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Test Management
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) CISM
3 6 (46.15%) GIAC
4 5 (38.46%) CEH
5 3 (23.08%) CRISC
6 2 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (15.38%) CISA
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (7.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Fortify
1 1 (7.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) CyberArk
1 5 (38.46%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Qualys
2 1 (7.69%) Veracode