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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 201 234 234
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 49 25 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 19 23
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
5990 6522 7072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.24% 96.94% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5028 5421 5709
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +41 42 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Lancashire - 3 £32,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £42,500 - 1
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 44 (61.97%) Information Security
2 29 (40.85%) CISSP
2 29 (40.85%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (35.21%) PCI DSS
4 24 (33.80%) Penetration Testing
5 22 (30.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (29.58%) CISM
7 20 (28.17%) SAP
8 19 (26.76%) SAP GRC
8 19 (26.76%) SAP Security
9 17 (23.94%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (23.94%) Finance
10 16 (22.54%) Data Loss Prevention
11 15 (21.13%) Risk Management
11 15 (21.13%) SIEM
12 14 (19.72%) Management Information System
13 12 (16.90%) Security Management
14 10 (14.08%) Legal
14 10 (14.08%) SQL
14 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.08%) ISACA
15 9 (12.68%) ITIL
16 8 (11.27%) C#
16 8 (11.27%) .NET
16 8 (11.27%) Information Security Management
16 8 (11.27%) Security Testing
16 8 (11.27%) ISMS
16 8 (11.27%) Ethical Hacking
16 8 (11.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 7 (9.86%) Firewall

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 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Project
1 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (26.76%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (9.86%) Firewall
2 7 (9.86%) HTTPS
3 6 (8.45%) Network Security
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.82%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) DHCP
5 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Looker
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Legal
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) J2EE
3 1 (1.41%) JNI
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.23%) PKI
3 2 (2.82%) BYOD
3 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.82%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) AS400
4 1 (1.41%) CESG
4 1 (1.41%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.97%) Information Security
2 29 (40.85%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (33.80%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (26.76%) SAP Security
5 16 (22.54%) Data Loss Prevention
6 15 (21.13%) Risk Management
6 15 (21.13%) SIEM
7 12 (16.90%) Security Management
8 9 (12.68%) ITIL
9 8 (11.27%) Ethical Hacking
9 8 (11.27%) Information Security Management
9 8 (11.27%) ISMS
9 8 (11.27%) Security Testing
9 8 (11.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 7 (9.86%) Black-Box Testing
11 5 (7.04%) Data Security
11 5 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (5.63%) IT Audit
12 4 (5.63%) Project Management
13 3 (4.23%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) C#
3 7 (9.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.41%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (40.85%) CISSP
2 21 (29.58%) CISM
3 10 (14.08%) ISACA
4 5 (7.04%) MCSE
4 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.23%) CISA
5 3 (4.23%) CISMP
5 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.41%) GCIH
7 1 (1.41%) GIAC
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.41%) SANS
7 1 (1.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (35.21%) PCI DSS
2 22 (30.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.63%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.41%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.41%) QA
4 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Nessus
1 1 (1.41%) Proventia
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) SAP
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 3 (4.23%) Sophos
6 2 (2.82%) Avaya
6 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 2 (2.82%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.82%) Juniper
6 2 (2.82%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.82%) ScanSafe
6 2 (2.82%) Symantec
7 1 (1.41%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.41%) F5
7 1 (1.41%) FireEye
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
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