The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 113 122 105
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.73% 0.17% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.17% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
Average salary £60,000 £42,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £44,400 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
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
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% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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 12 February 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title.

1 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) SIEM
3 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) Unix
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (30.43%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (30.43%) CISSP
6 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (26.09%) Computer Forensics
7 6 (26.09%) Threat Management
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (21.74%) Malware Analysis
8 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
8 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
8 5 (21.74%) Internal Audit
8 5 (21.74%) CEH
8 5 (21.74%) Network Security
8 5 (21.74%) GCFA
8 5 (21.74%) Sentinel
8 5 (21.74%) SSCP
8 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) GIAC
8 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 5 (21.74%) Perl

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) HTTP
4 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
4 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
4 4 (17.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (4.35%) CESG
5 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 13 (56.52%) SIEM
3 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) Computer Forensics
5 6 (26.09%) Threat Management
6 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
6 5 (21.74%) Internal Audit
6 5 (21.74%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
7 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
7 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (13.04%) Computer Security
8 3 (13.04%) KYC
9 1 (4.35%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (4.35%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Perl
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CISSP
2 5 (21.74%) CEH
2 5 (21.74%) GCFA
2 5 (21.74%) GIAC
2 5 (21.74%) SSCP
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) CISMP
4 1 (4.35%) GCIA
4 1 (4.35%) GCIH
4 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.35%) ISO22301
2 1 (4.35%) ISO27002
2 1 (4.35%) ISO27005
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nessus
2 3 (13.04%) AirWatch
2 3 (13.04%) EnCase
2 3 (13.04%) Nmap
3 1 (4.35%) Nexpose
3 1 (4.35%) Proventia
3 1 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) FireEye
3 3 (13.04%) Infoblox
3 3 (13.04%) IronPort
3 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
3 3 (13.04%) Remedy
3 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.35%) LogRhythm
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) ScanSafe