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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 213 221 224
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 40 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36 10 22
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
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
6897 6472 7129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 93.89% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5667 5578 6103
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(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 +23 27 £47,500 +39.70% 2
Cheshire -5 10 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Merseyside -4 3 £50,000 +53.84%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (50.00%) Firewall
2 24 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
3 22 (42.31%) Windows
3 22 (42.31%) Information Security
4 20 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 20 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (36.54%) TCP/IP
6 17 (32.69%) ITIL
7 16 (30.77%) CISSP
7 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (28.85%) Finance
9 14 (26.92%) Splunk
10 13 (25.00%) PCI DSS
10 13 (25.00%) SIEM
11 12 (23.08%) Law
11 12 (23.08%) Data Analysis
11 12 (23.08%) Network Security
11 12 (23.08%) F5
12 10 (19.23%) Juniper
13 9 (17.31%) ISMS
14 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
14 8 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (15.38%) EnCE
14 8 (15.38%) Data Protection
15 7 (13.46%) UNIX
15 7 (13.46%) Linux
15 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
15 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
16 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.00%) Firewall
2 19 (36.54%) TCP/IP
3 12 (23.08%) Network Security
4 5 (9.62%) VPN
5 4 (7.69%) DNS
5 4 (7.69%) DMZ
5 4 (7.69%) Internet
5 4 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (3.85%) LAN
7 2 (3.85%) WAN
7 2 (3.85%) SSL
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Law
3 8 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) Tandem
3 2 (3.85%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 22 (42.31%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (13.46%) UNIX
3 7 (13.46%) Linux
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) Android
5 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
2 22 (42.31%) Information Security
3 17 (32.69%) ITIL
4 13 (25.00%) SIEM
5 12 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 9 (17.31%) ISMS
7 8 (15.38%) Data Protection
7 8 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Security Management
8 5 (9.62%) Information Security Management
9 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.69%) Network Design
9 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (7.69%) Web Development
10 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
1 1 (1.92%) Perl
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
1 1 (1.92%) Python
1 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) CISSP
2 8 (15.38%) EnCE
3 6 (11.54%) CISM
4 5 (9.62%) Degree
5 4 (7.69%) ISSAP
5 4 (7.69%) ISSMP
5 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.85%) CISA
6 2 (3.85%) CRISC
7 1 (1.92%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (7.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Snort
1 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 14 (26.92%) Splunk
3 12 (23.08%) F5
4 10 (19.23%) Juniper
5 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco
6 4 (7.69%) CA
6 4 (7.69%) Sourcefire
7 3 (5.77%) Kaspersky
7 3 (5.77%) Websense
7 3 (5.77%) Clearswift
7 3 (5.77%) VMware
7 3 (5.77%) Symantec
8 2 (3.85%) NCR
8 2 (3.85%) IBM
8 2 (3.85%) SAP
8 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.92%) McAfee
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