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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 206 209 233
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 38 41 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.59% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.61% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 7
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +61.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Manchester +43 31 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Merseyside - 5 £41,250 -
Cheshire -13 2 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 57 (79.17%) Information Security
2 44 (61.11%) CISSP
3 38 (52.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (44.44%) Degree
4 32 (44.44%) CISM
5 30 (41.67%) PCI DSS
6 29 (40.28%) Security Operations
7 27 (37.50%) Management Information System
8 24 (33.33%) Incident Management
9 22 (30.56%) Project Management
9 22 (30.56%) ITIL
10 20 (27.78%) Windows
11 19 (26.39%) Vulnerability Management
12 18 (25.00%) Security Management
13 17 (23.61%) Firewall
14 16 (22.22%) Information Security Management
14 16 (22.22%) VMware
15 15 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
15 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (19.44%) Data Privacy
16 14 (19.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 13 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (18.06%) Business Continuity
17 13 (18.06%) Root Cause Analysis
18 12 (16.67%) Linux
19 11 (15.28%) GCIH
19 11 (15.28%) CISMP
19 11 (15.28%) Vulnerability Scanning

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.61%) Firewall
2 8 (11.11%) WebEx
3 5 (6.94%) Internet
4 4 (5.56%) Network Security
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) Informix
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Legal
3 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.94%) Banking
5 4 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (5.56%) Law
6 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 15 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.78%) Life Science
7 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (8.33%) Unix
4 3 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (79.17%) Information Security
2 29 (40.28%) Security Operations
3 24 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 22 (30.56%) ITIL
4 22 (30.56%) Project Management
5 19 (26.39%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (25.00%) Security Management
7 16 (22.22%) Information Security Management
8 15 (20.83%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (19.44%) Data Privacy
10 13 (18.06%) Business Continuity
10 13 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (18.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (15.28%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (15.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 10 (13.89%) SIEM
13 8 (11.11%) ISMS
13 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
14 7 (9.72%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (8.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) C
1 4 (5.56%) Python
1 4 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) C#
2 3 (4.17%) C++
3 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (61.11%) CISSP
2 32 (44.44%) CISM
2 32 (44.44%) Degree
3 11 (15.28%) CISMP
3 11 (15.28%) GCIH
4 10 (13.89%) CEH
5 9 (12.50%) CISA
5 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.94%) SANS
7 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.56%) IISP
8 3 (4.17%) CCIE
8 3 (4.17%) CCNP
8 3 (4.17%) CCSE
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.17%) GCIA
9 2 (2.78%) GIAC
9 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (52.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (41.67%) PCI DSS
3 14 (19.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) VMware
2 8 (11.11%) Cisco
3 6 (8.33%) ArcSight
4 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 4 (5.56%) Juniper
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle
5 4 (5.56%) Splunk
5 4 (5.56%) Sybase
6 3 (4.17%) F5
6 3 (4.17%) McAfee
7 2 (2.78%) AlienVault
7 2 (2.78%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.78%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.78%) Symantec
8 1 (1.39%) Lumension
8 1 (1.39%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.39%) ScanSafe
8 1 (1.39%) Sophos
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