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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 232 239 234
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 21 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.15% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 12
Average salary £56,250 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
6162 6574 7080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.20% 94.86% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5015 5312 6066
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +10 13 £55,000 - 2
Manchester 0 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Merseyside +16 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 35 (62.50%) Finance
2 34 (60.71%) Information Security
3 22 (39.29%) ITIL
4 21 (37.50%) Firewall
5 18 (32.14%) Risk Assessment
5 18 (32.14%) Network Security
5 18 (32.14%) SIEM
6 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 17 (30.36%) COBIT
7 16 (28.57%) ERP
8 14 (25.00%) Security Management
9 13 (23.21%) Sourcefire
9 13 (23.21%) Snort
9 13 (23.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (23.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (21.43%) Financial Institution
11 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
11 11 (19.64%) Splunk
12 8 (14.29%) Life Science
12 8 (14.29%) Legal
12 8 (14.29%) Cisco
12 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
13 7 (12.50%) Degree
13 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
14 6 (10.71%) Information Security Management
15 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
15 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
15 5 (8.93%) Banking
15 5 (8.93%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (37.50%) Firewall
2 18 (32.14%) Network Security
3 13 (23.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (8.93%) LAN
4 5 (8.93%) WAN
5 3 (5.36%) VPN
5 3 (5.36%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.57%) Wireless
6 2 (3.57%) MPLS
6 2 (3.57%) VoIP
6 2 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (62.50%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Financial Institution
3 8 (14.29%) Legal
4 7 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 5 (8.93%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
2 8 (14.29%) Life Science
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) RMADS
4 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) UNIX
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Information Security
2 22 (39.29%) ITIL
3 18 (32.14%) Risk Assessment
3 18 (32.14%) SIEM
4 17 (30.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (28.57%) ERP
6 14 (25.00%) Security Management
7 6 (10.71%) Information Security Management
8 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
9 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (7.14%) Cyber Security
9 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (7.14%) Security Patching
10 3 (5.36%) Open Source
11 2 (3.57%) Computer Security
11 2 (3.57%) ISMS
11 2 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
11 2 (3.57%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) CCNP
3 4 (7.14%) CISSP
4 3 (5.36%) CCIE
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) GIAC
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.57%) CFCE
5 2 (3.57%) CISM
5 2 (3.57%) GCIA
5 2 (3.57%) GCIH
5 2 (3.57%) GCFA
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB
6 1 (1.79%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.36%) COBIT
2 13 (23.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (12.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.57%) SLA
5 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.79%) QA
5 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Snort
2 2 (3.57%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Sourcefire
2 11 (19.64%) Splunk
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) Juniper
5 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.57%) Websense
6 2 (3.57%) LogRhythm
6 2 (3.57%) F5
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