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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 234 - 245
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 10 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Average salary £47,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 - £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 - £41,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
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
6293 6581 7036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.25% 95.10% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5070 5356 5916
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 £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 8 £47,500 -
Manchester - 2 £35,500 -
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Security Management
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) ERP
4 8 (66.67%) COBIT
4 8 (66.67%) Network Security
5 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Legal
6 5 (41.67%) Life Science
6 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
9 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
9 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
9 1 (8.33%) Line Management
9 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (8.33%) Degree
9 1 (8.33%) QA
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (8.33%) Banking
9 1 (8.33%) Network Design
9 1 (8.33%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Legal
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Life Science
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) Security Management
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 8 (66.67%) ERP
5 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
7 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
7 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
7 1 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) CISM
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) COBIT
2 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft