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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 125 129 117
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 20 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.83% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 4
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £42,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £44,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
2294 1775 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.15% 97.42% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1725 1448 1506
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 4 May 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 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 (60.61%) Information Security
2 17 (51.52%) SIEM
3 12 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (30.30%) Firewall
4 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 10 (30.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (30.30%) Security Operations
5 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
6 7 (21.21%) CISSP
6 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (21.21%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Threat Management
7 6 (18.18%) LAN
7 6 (18.18%) WAN
7 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
8 5 (15.15%) CEH
8 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (15.15%) Internal Audit
8 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
8 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (12.12%) Network Security
9 4 (12.12%) Finance
9 4 (12.12%) GIAC
9 4 (12.12%) GCFA

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) LAN
2 6 (18.18%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) AppScan
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Information Security
2 17 (51.52%) SIEM
3 12 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 10 (30.30%) Security Operations
5 7 (21.21%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Problem Management
6 6 (18.18%) Threat Management
7 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
7 5 (15.15%) Internal Audit
8 4 (12.12%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (9.09%) Change Management
10 2 (6.06%) Analytics
10 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
10 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (6.06%) Web Filtering
11 1 (3.03%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 1 (3.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Perl
1 4 (12.12%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) CISSP
3 5 (15.15%) CEH
4 4 (12.12%) GCFA
4 4 (12.12%) GIAC
5 3 (9.09%) SSCP
6 2 (6.06%) CISM
6 2 (6.06%) GCIH
7 1 (3.03%) CCFP
7 1 (3.03%) CHFI
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CRISC
7 1 (3.03%) GCFE
7 1 (3.03%) GCIA
7 1 (3.03%) GREM
7 1 (3.03%) MCSE
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.03%) OSCP
7 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO22301
2 1 (3.03%) ISO27002
2 1 (3.03%) ISO27005
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Snort
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Nessus
1 2 (6.06%) Nexpose
1 2 (6.06%) Proventia
1 2 (6.06%) QRadar
2 1 (3.03%) HP Fortify
2 1 (3.03%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) F5
2 2 (6.06%) Intel Security
2 2 (6.06%) ScanSafe
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.03%) Qualys
3 1 (3.03%) Splunk
3 1 (3.03%) Veracode