The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 101 122 142
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 22 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.16% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -40.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Security Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1761 1599 2132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.88% 94.62% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1522 1285 1852
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 Cheshire

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Cheshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +5 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Wilmslow - 3 £43,500 - 1
Warrington - 2 - -
Northwich - 1 £31,500 -
Security Analyst
North West

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Financial Institution
3 12 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (29.41%) Sourcefire
4 10 (29.41%) SIEM
5 9 (26.47%) Snort
6 8 (23.53%) Splunk
6 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.59%) Information Security
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) Cryptography
8 6 (17.65%) PKI
8 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
8 6 (17.65%) Algorithms
9 5 (14.71%) Java
9 5 (14.71%) CISSP
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (14.71%) Service Management
9 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
9 5 (14.71%) Network Design
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (11.76%) UNIX
10 4 (11.76%) Windows
10 4 (11.76%) Change Management
10 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.76%) Objective-C
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (11.76%) JNI
10 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
10 4 (11.76%) Android

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 26 (76.47%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) JNI
1 4 (11.76%) Dalvik
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 6 (17.65%) Cryptography
2 6 (17.65%) PKI
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Android
1 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) SIEM
2 7 (20.59%) Information Security
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
4 5 (14.71%) Service Management
4 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.71%) Network Design
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security
7 2 (5.88%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) CISSP
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) CISM
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) CRISC
3 2 (5.88%) CISA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Snort
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Sourcefire
2 8 (23.53%) Splunk
3 3 (8.82%) McAfee
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
4 2 (5.88%) NCR
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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