The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 180 187 162
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 6 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.049% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.051% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 5
Average salary £27,500 £29,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% -24.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,900 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £31,100 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Analyst
North West

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Manchester

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) CISM
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) PKI
6 2 (16.67%) CISMP
7 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Banking

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISMP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware