The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 123 123 110
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 5 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Average salary £67,500 £43,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.17% -13.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Information Security Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1982 1746 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 96.52% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1642 1577 1252
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the Birmingham region.

Information Security Analyst Salary Trend in Birmingham

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Information Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Information Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) SIEM
3 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (50.00%) Threat Management
3 5 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (50.00%) GCFA
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) GIAC
3 5 (50.00%) Sentinel
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (50.00%) CEH
3 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 5 (50.00%) SSCP
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) CISA
6 1 (10.00%) CISM
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Information Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) SIEM
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
3 5 (50.00%) Threat Management
4 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CEH
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
1 5 (50.00%) GCFA
1 5 (50.00%) GIAC
1 5 (50.00%) SSCP
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft