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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 90 114 132
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 26 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.47% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 0.13% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24 0 7
Average salary £47,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
1663 1498 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.80% 93.45% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1166 1730
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 - 5 £42,500 -
Wilmslow - 5 £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 28 January 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 32 (72.73%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (36.36%) Financial Institution
3 14 (31.82%) Sourcefire
3 14 (31.82%) SIEM
4 13 (29.55%) Snort
5 11 (25.00%) Information Security
5 11 (25.00%) Splunk
6 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (15.91%) ITIL
7 7 (15.91%) CISSP
8 6 (13.64%) Java
8 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
8 6 (13.64%) Cryptography
8 6 (13.64%) Algorithms
8 6 (13.64%) PKI
8 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
9 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.36%) Android
9 5 (11.36%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (11.36%) Network Security
9 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
9 5 (11.36%) Dalvik
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
9 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
9 5 (11.36%) JNI
9 5 (11.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (11.36%) Network Design
9 5 (11.36%) ISEB

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (11.36%) Network Security
3 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
3 3 (6.82%) LAN
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
1 3 (6.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (72.73%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) JNI
1 5 (11.36%) Dalvik
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Algorithms
2 6 (13.64%) Cryptography
2 6 (13.64%) PKI
3 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.82%) RMADS
4 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.82%) Open Source
5 2 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) UNIX
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
1 5 (11.36%) Android
1 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) SIEM
2 11 (25.00%) Information Security
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 6 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 5 (11.36%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (11.36%) Supplier Management
5 5 (11.36%) Network Design
5 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
5 5 (11.36%) Service Management
5 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.82%) Anomaly Detection
8 2 (4.55%) Analytics
8 2 (4.55%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
2 5 (11.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) CISSP
2 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (11.36%) CISM
2 5 (11.36%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) ISEB
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.82%) CCIE
3 3 (6.82%) CCNP
3 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 2 (4.55%) CISA
4 2 (4.55%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) COBIT
1 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Snort
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Sourcefire
2 11 (25.00%) Splunk
3 5 (11.36%) Juniper
4 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco
5 3 (6.82%) McAfee
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.55%) NCR
6 2 (4.55%) Symantec
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