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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 127 108 105
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 3 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.58% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £50,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.18% -32.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
1 11 (78.57%) Network Security
2 10 (71.43%) OSPF
2 10 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) CCNP
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (57.14%) MPLS
3 8 (57.14%) BGP
3 8 (57.14%) IPsec
3 8 (57.14%) CCSA
3 8 (57.14%) CCSE
3 8 (57.14%) VPLS
3 8 (57.14%) Network Management
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (50.00%) Legal
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
6 3 (21.43%) CISSP
6 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (14.29%) CISM
7 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (14.29%) SIEM
8 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (7.14%) Websense

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) Network Security
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (71.43%) OSPF
2 10 (71.43%) EIGRP
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) IPsec
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) MPLS
3 8 (57.14%) BGP
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (57.14%) VPLS
4 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (57.14%) CCSA
1 8 (57.14%) CCSE
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
1 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Websense