The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 229 230 220
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 25 27 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.39% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 9
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £31,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
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 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +15 15 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Manchester -9 9 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Cumbria - 1 £59,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 31 (70.45%) Information Security
2 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (31.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (31.82%) SIEM
5 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
5 13 (29.55%) Firewall
5 13 (29.55%) ITIL
6 12 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (25.00%) ERP
8 10 (22.73%) Degree
8 10 (22.73%) COBIT
8 10 (22.73%) Cyber Security
9 9 (20.45%) Network Security
9 9 (20.45%) Cisco
10 8 (18.18%) Security Management
10 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.91%) SQL
11 7 (15.91%) UNIX
11 7 (15.91%) Windows
11 7 (15.91%) Banking
11 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
12 6 (13.64%) Snort
12 6 (13.64%) Blue Coat
12 6 (13.64%) Linux
12 6 (13.64%) Juniper
13 5 (11.36%) VMware
13 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
13 5 (11.36%) Legal
13 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Primavera
1 1 (2.27%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Firewall
2 9 (20.45%) Network Security
3 5 (11.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.82%) VPN
5 2 (4.55%) MPLS
5 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 2 (4.55%) VoIP
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 2 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Informix
2 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Legal
3 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
4 4 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Life Science
3 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) UNIX
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Information Security
2 14 (31.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 14 (31.82%) SIEM
3 13 (29.55%) ITIL
4 12 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
5 11 (25.00%) ERP
6 10 (22.73%) Cyber Security
7 8 (18.18%) Security Management
8 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Computer Security
9 4 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
9 4 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
9 4 (9.09%) Information Security Management
10 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
11 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.55%) ISMS
11 2 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) GIAC
4 2 (4.55%) GCIH
4 2 (4.55%) CCNP
4 2 (4.55%) CISSP
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.27%) CISA
5 1 (2.27%) CISM
5 1 (2.27%) GCFA
5 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.27%) GCIA
5 1 (2.27%) CFCE
5 1 (2.27%) GREM
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (22.73%) COBIT
3 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
4 4 (9.09%) SLA
5 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Snort
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Nessus
1 1 (2.27%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.64%) Juniper
3 6 (13.64%) Blue Coat
4 5 (11.36%) Sourcefire
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
4 5 (11.36%) Splunk
5 4 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Sybase
5 4 (9.09%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.55%) F5
6 2 (4.55%) Websense
7 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.27%) LogLogic
7 1 (2.27%) McAfee
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 13 days ago