The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 240 239 247
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 10 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Information Security Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6222 6780 6883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 94.89% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5487 5880
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 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Information Security Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Information Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Information Security Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Cheshire - 6 £50,000 -
Manchester +10 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Merseyside +11 1 £57,500 +15.00%
Information Security Analyst
England

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (72.00%) ITIL
3 16 (64.00%) ERP
3 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 16 (64.00%) COBIT
4 15 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (60.00%) Finance
5 14 (56.00%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (52.00%) Security Management
7 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
7 12 (48.00%) Network Security
8 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (32.00%) Life Science
9 8 (32.00%) Legal
10 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
11 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
12 5 (20.00%) Degree
13 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
13 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
14 3 (12.00%) SQL
14 3 (12.00%) SIEM
15 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
15 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
15 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
15 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
15 2 (8.00%) Time Management
15 2 (8.00%) ISMS
16 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) Network Security
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Legal
3 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (32.00%) Life Science
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (72.00%) ITIL
3 16 (64.00%) ERP
4 15 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 14 (56.00%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (52.00%) Security Management
7 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
8 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
9 3 (12.00%) SIEM
10 2 (8.00%) Cyber Security
10 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
10 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Time Management
10 2 (8.00%) ISMS
11 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance
11 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
11 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
11 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (64.00%) COBIT
2 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco