The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 243 234 223
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 13 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.18% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 11
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 6993 6875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 95.27% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5547 5863 6086
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Analyst
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 6 £27,500 -6.77% 1
Cheshire -5 6 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (36.84%) PKI
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Cryptography
4 5 (26.32%) Tandem
4 5 (26.32%) Release Management
4 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (26.32%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (26.32%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
4 5 (26.32%) Legal
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) .NET
4 5 (26.32%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) IBM
4 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
5 4 (21.05%) CISSP
5 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
5 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
5 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) CISMP
6 3 (15.79%) CISM

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) PKI
2 6 (31.58%) Cryptography
3 5 (26.32%) Tandem
3 5 (26.32%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (26.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) UNIX
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Release Management
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (26.32%) Portfolio Management
1 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
1 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
1 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
1 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Cyber Security
2 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Document Management
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) CISMP
2 3 (15.79%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft