The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Information Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Analyst
England / North West
Rank 235 220 252
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 11 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.25% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 1
Median salary £41,250 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% -15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%

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
5736 5290 6658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.57% 96.02% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4449 5691
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title.

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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 6 £45,000 +80.00%
Lancashire - 5 £40,000 -
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Information Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) CISSP
2 11 (61.11%) Management Information System
3 10 (55.56%) CISM
4 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 6 (33.33%) Security Management
6 5 (27.78%) SIEM
6 5 (27.78%) Network Security
6 5 (27.78%) CISMP
6 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
7 4 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
7 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
8 3 (16.67%) Data Security
8 3 (16.67%) CISA
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Legal
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (11.11%) Firewall

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Network Security
2 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Security Management
3 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
3 5 (27.78%) SIEM
4 4 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) Data Security
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.11%) Threat Management
7 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.56%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Server Hardening
7 1 (5.56%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CISSP
2 10 (55.56%) CISM
3 5 (27.78%) CISMP
4 3 (16.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
1 1 (5.56%) SAP