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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 98 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 21 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.24% 0.17% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.17% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
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
1604 1733 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.35% 96.98% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1265 1351
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
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 6 May 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 - 12 £53,750 -
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -
Security Analyst
North West

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (75.00%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) Information Security
3 20 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (37.50%) Sourcefire
4 18 (37.50%) Snort
4 18 (37.50%) SIEM
5 16 (33.33%) Firewall
6 15 (31.25%) Financial Institution
6 15 (31.25%) ITIL
6 15 (31.25%) Network Security
6 15 (31.25%) Splunk
7 14 (29.17%) COBIT
8 13 (27.08%) ERP
9 11 (22.92%) Security Management
9 11 (22.92%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (22.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 6 (12.50%) Legal
10 6 (12.50%) Life Science
10 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.42%) Mobile Development
11 5 (10.42%) Apple Swift
11 5 (10.42%) Dalvik
11 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
11 5 (10.42%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
11 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
11 5 (10.42%) Android
11 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
11 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 16 (33.33%) Firewall
3 15 (31.25%) Network Security
4 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 3 (6.25%) LAN
4 3 (6.25%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 3 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (75.00%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Financial Institution
3 6 (12.50%) Legal
4 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) JNI
1 5 (10.42%) Dalvik
2 1 (2.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Life Science
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.42%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) RMADS
3 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Android
1 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.25%) UNIX
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Information Security
2 18 (37.50%) SIEM
3 15 (31.25%) ITIL
4 13 (27.08%) ERP
5 11 (22.92%) Security Management
5 11 (22.92%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (22.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.42%) Business Continuity
7 5 (10.42%) Supplier Management
7 5 (10.42%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (10.42%) Mobile Development
8 4 (8.33%) Information Security Management
9 3 (6.25%) Anomaly Detection
10 2 (4.17%) Analytics
10 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security
11 1 (2.08%) Ethical Hacking
11 1 (2.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Java
1 5 (10.42%) Objective-C
1 5 (10.42%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB
1 5 (10.42%) CISSP
1 5 (10.42%) CISM
1 5 (10.42%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.25%) CCIE
2 3 (6.25%) CCNP
2 3 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) COBIT
2 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Snort
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Sourcefire
2 15 (31.25%) Splunk
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) Juniper
4 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) Symantec
6 2 (4.17%) McAfee