The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 205 228 243
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 24 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 14
Median salary £43,750 £56,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +60.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
5395 5950 6657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.22% 96.45% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4591 4774 5343
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

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 Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 21 £45,000 +55.17% 6
Cheshire +13 1 £34,000 -32.00%
Merseyside +7 1 £50,000 -13.04%
Lancashire - 1 £31,500 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (84.91%) Information Security
2 34 (64.15%) CISSP
3 28 (52.83%) CISM
4 24 (45.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (37.74%) PCI DSS
6 18 (33.96%) Firewall
6 18 (33.96%) Security Management
7 15 (28.30%) Finance
7 15 (28.30%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (28.30%) SIEM
8 13 (24.53%) Information Security Management
9 12 (22.64%) Security Operations
10 11 (20.75%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (18.87%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (18.87%) ITIL
11 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 9 (16.98%) Windows
12 9 (16.98%) Degree
12 9 (16.98%) VMware
12 9 (16.98%) GCIH
13 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (15.09%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (15.09%) Cisco
13 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
13 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
14 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
14 7 (13.21%) Network Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Project
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) Firewall
2 8 (15.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (13.21%) Network Security
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (7.55%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.77%) DNS
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) DHCP
6 1 (1.89%) DMZ
6 1 (1.89%) Internet
6 1 (1.89%) IPv4
6 1 (1.89%) IPv6
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) MPLS
6 1 (1.89%) SNMP
6 1 (1.89%) VLAN
6 1 (1.89%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Legal
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
1 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) PKI
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) BYOD
4 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Solaris
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) Information Security
2 18 (33.96%) Security Management
3 15 (28.30%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (28.30%) SIEM
4 13 (24.53%) Information Security Management
5 12 (22.64%) Security Operations
6 11 (20.75%) Risk Assessment
7 10 (18.87%) ITIL
7 10 (18.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (18.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (15.09%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
10 6 (11.32%) Security Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Data Privacy
11 5 (9.43%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (9.43%) Project Management
11 5 (9.43%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (64.15%) CISSP
2 28 (52.83%) CISM
3 9 (16.98%) Degree
3 9 (16.98%) GCIH
4 7 (13.21%) CEH
5 5 (9.43%) CISMP
5 5 (9.43%) ISACA
6 2 (3.77%) CISA
7 1 (1.89%) GCIA
7 1 (1.89%) GIAC
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) SANS
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (45.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (37.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (5.66%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.89%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Nessus
1 1 (1.89%) Proventia
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) VMware
2 8 (15.09%) CheckPoint
2 8 (15.09%) Cisco
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.55%) Juniper
4 4 (7.55%) Sophos
4 4 (7.55%) Symantec
5 3 (5.66%) MobileIron
5 3 (5.66%) ScanSafe
6 2 (3.77%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.77%) F5
6 2 (3.77%) FireEye
6 2 (3.77%) Splunk
7 1 (1.89%) Avaya
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.89%) Radware
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