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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 128 109 127
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 2 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% 0.79% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.84% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 1
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +23.37%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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
1892 1897 1919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.43% 94.24% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1588 1637 1697
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Analyst
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) Nessus
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (20.00%) CORE IMPACT
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) CORE IMPACT