The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Birmingham region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 122 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 21 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.056% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.057% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 8
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -47.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £27,500 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
2283 1758 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.48% 98.21% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1706 1427 1561
Median salary £40,250 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.01% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Birmingham

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (55.56%) Information Security
1 20 (55.56%) SIEM
2 12 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (27.78%) ITIL
4 10 (27.78%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco
4 10 (27.78%) Security Operations
4 10 (27.78%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (25.00%) Firewall
5 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
7 7 (19.44%) LAN
7 7 (19.44%) WAN
7 7 (19.44%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
9 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
9 5 (13.89%) SSL
9 5 (13.89%) CISSP
9 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
9 5 (13.89%) Internal Audit
10 4 (11.11%) Python
10 4 (11.11%) Snort
11 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (8.33%) GCIH
11 3 (8.33%) Finance

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (19.44%) LAN
2 7 (19.44%) WAN
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (13.89%) SSL
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.78%) IPsec
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) Wireless
5 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) AppScan
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.78%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
5 3 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Information Security
1 20 (55.56%) SIEM
2 12 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 10 (27.78%) Security Operations
4 7 (19.44%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.89%) Internal Audit
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Threat Management
8 2 (5.56%) Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (5.56%) Web Filtering
9 1 (2.78%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) CISSP
3 3 (8.33%) CISM
3 3 (8.33%) GCIH
4 2 (5.56%) CEH
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (5.56%) GIAC
5 1 (2.78%) CCFP
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) CHFI
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CRISC
5 1 (2.78%) GCFA
5 1 (2.78%) GCIA
5 1 (2.78%) GREM
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) OSCP
5 1 (2.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.78%) ISO27002
3 1 (2.78%) ISO27005
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Nessus
1 2 (5.56%) Nexpose
1 2 (5.56%) Proventia
1 2 (5.56%) QRadar
2 1 (2.78%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.78%) RSA enVision
2 1 (2.78%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.56%) Citrix
2 2 (5.56%) F5
2 2 (5.56%) Intel Security
2 2 (5.56%) ScanSafe
3 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Juniper
3 1 (2.78%) LogLogic
3 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.78%) NetWitness
3 1 (2.78%) Qualys
3 1 (2.78%) Splunk
3 1 (2.78%) Veracode