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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 219 236 256
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 35 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 9
Average salary £44,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.81% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6907 6475 7695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.41% 95.33% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5941 5489 6781
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 22 December 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 22 December 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
Cheshire +21 23 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Manchester -25 9 £35,000 +27.27%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 30 (38.46%) Firewall
3 27 (34.62%) Information Security
4 26 (33.33%) Windows
5 23 (29.49%) CheckPoint
6 20 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (25.64%) Kalman Filter
7 19 (24.36%) Network Security
7 19 (24.36%) ITIL
8 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 18 (23.08%) Splunk
8 18 (23.08%) SIEM
9 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (20.51%) CISSP
9 16 (20.51%) Financial Institution
9 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (17.95%) Data Protection
10 14 (17.95%) F5
11 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (16.67%) Data Analysis
12 12 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (15.38%) Law
12 12 (15.38%) Juniper
13 10 (12.82%) Sourcefire
13 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.54%) Snort
14 9 (11.54%) PCI DSS
15 8 (10.26%) Risk Management
15 8 (10.26%) Network Design
15 8 (10.26%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 30 (38.46%) Firewall
2 19 (24.36%) Network Security
3 18 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (6.41%) VPN
6 4 (5.13%) DNS
6 4 (5.13%) DMZ
6 4 (5.13%) Internet
7 3 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.56%) LAN
8 2 (2.56%) WAN
8 2 (2.56%) SSL
9 1 (1.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (41.03%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Financial Institution
3 12 (15.38%) Law
4 7 (8.97%) Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) JNI
1 4 (5.13%) Dalvik
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 6 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 6 (7.69%) PKI
3 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.85%) Tandem
6 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 26 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (10.26%) UNIX
4 7 (8.97%) Linux
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.69%) Android
5 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Information Security
2 20 (25.64%) Kalman Filter
3 19 (24.36%) ITIL
4 18 (23.08%) SIEM
5 14 (17.95%) Data Protection
6 13 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.26%) Network Design
7 8 (10.26%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.97%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.69%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.41%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (6.41%) Service Management
10 5 (6.41%) Security Management
10 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.41%) ISMS
10 5 (6.41%) Cyber Security
11 4 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (5.13%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) Java
2 4 (5.13%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) CISSP
2 7 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (8.97%) CISM
3 6 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (5.13%) EnCE
4 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) CRISC
5 3 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.85%) ISSAP
5 3 (3.85%) ISSMP
5 3 (3.85%) CISA
5 3 (3.85%) ISEB
6 2 (2.56%) CCIE
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.56%) CCSE
6 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.85%) COBIT
3 3 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Snort
2 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) CheckPoint
2 18 (23.08%) Splunk
3 14 (17.95%) F5
4 12 (15.38%) Juniper
5 10 (12.82%) Sourcefire
5 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco
6 5 (6.41%) Symantec
7 4 (5.13%) CA
8 3 (3.85%) Kaspersky
8 3 (3.85%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.85%) McAfee
8 3 (3.85%) Websense
8 3 (3.85%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.56%) VMware
9 2 (2.56%) IBM
9 2 (2.56%) LogLogic
9 2 (2.56%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.56%) NCR
10 1 (1.28%) SAP
Crewe, Cheshire
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