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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 86 107 128
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 34 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.84% 0.25% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.27% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29 0 7
Average salary £47,500 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1739 1495 1957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.15% 93.85% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1154 1596
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 £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,700
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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 2015. 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
Warrington - 10 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £50,000 -
Northwich - 1 £31,500 -
Security Analyst
North West

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 37 (74.00%) Finance
2 20 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 18 (36.00%) Sourcefire
3 18 (36.00%) SIEM
4 17 (34.00%) Snort
4 17 (34.00%) Financial Institution
4 17 (34.00%) Information Security
5 15 (30.00%) Splunk
6 11 (22.00%) Network Security
6 11 (22.00%) ITIL
7 9 (18.00%) Firewall
8 8 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.00%) COBIT
9 7 (14.00%) Security Management
9 7 (14.00%) CISSP
10 6 (12.00%) ERP
10 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
11 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
11 5 (10.00%) Objective-C
11 5 (10.00%) Supplier Management
11 5 (10.00%) JNI
11 5 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (10.00%) Java
11 5 (10.00%) Juniper
11 5 (10.00%) ISEB
11 5 (10.00%) Service Management
11 5 (10.00%) CISM
11 5 (10.00%) Dalvik
11 5 (10.00%) Mobile App

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (22.00%) Network Security
3 9 (18.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) LAN
4 3 (6.00%) WAN
4 3 (6.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (6.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (74.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Financial Institution
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) JNI
1 5 (10.00%) Dalvik
2 1 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.00%) Cryptography
3 4 (8.00%) PKI
4 3 (6.00%) Life Science
4 3 (6.00%) RMADS
4 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.00%) Open Source
4 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Android
1 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.00%) UNIX
2 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) SIEM
2 17 (34.00%) Information Security
3 11 (22.00%) ITIL
4 8 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (14.00%) Security Management
6 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (12.00%) ERP
7 5 (10.00%) Service Management
7 5 (10.00%) Business Continuity
7 5 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 5 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) Change Management
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.00%) Anomaly Detection
9 3 (6.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Java
1 5 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) CISSP
2 5 (10.00%) CISM
2 5 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (10.00%) ISEB
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) CCIE
3 3 (6.00%) CCNP
3 3 (6.00%) CCNA
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CISA
4 2 (4.00%) CRISC
5 1 (2.00%) VCP4
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) COBIT
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (34.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Sourcefire
2 15 (30.00%) Splunk
3 5 (10.00%) Juniper
4 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) McAfee
6 2 (4.00%) NCR
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec