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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 211 220 255
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 23 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.44% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.46% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 8
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +59.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £44,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
5511 6304 6830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.72% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 5026 5506
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +18 17 £50,000 +36.98% 6
Merseyside +8 3 £38,000 -33.91% 1
Cheshire +8 1 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Lancashire - 1 £31,500 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 51 (77.27%) Information Security
2 47 (71.21%) CISSP
3 39 (59.09%) CISM
4 31 (46.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (36.36%) PCI DSS
5 24 (36.36%) Security Operations
6 23 (34.85%) Firewall
7 22 (33.33%) ITIL
8 20 (30.30%) Security Management
8 20 (30.30%) Degree
9 18 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
10 17 (25.76%) SIEM
10 17 (25.76%) Risk Assessment
10 17 (25.76%) Windows
11 16 (24.24%) Finance
12 15 (22.73%) VMware
13 14 (21.21%) Information Security Management
13 14 (21.21%) Incident Management
13 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
14 13 (19.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 13 (19.70%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (18.18%) Project Management
15 12 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
16 11 (16.67%) GCIH
16 11 (16.67%) CISMP
16 11 (16.67%) CheckPoint
16 11 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
17 10 (15.15%) Legal
17 10 (15.15%) CEH

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.85%) Firewall
2 9 (13.64%) Network Security
3 7 (10.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.58%) Internet
5 4 (6.06%) WebEx
6 2 (3.03%) DNS
6 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.03%) Intranet
6 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.52%) DHCP
7 1 (1.52%) DMZ
7 1 (1.52%) IPv4
7 1 (1.52%) IPv6
7 1 (1.52%) LAN
7 1 (1.52%) MPLS
7 1 (1.52%) SNMP
7 1 (1.52%) VPN
7 1 (1.52%) WAN
7 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Legal
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.03%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) AS400
6 1 (1.52%) BYOD
6 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (77.27%) Information Security
2 24 (36.36%) Security Operations
3 22 (33.33%) ITIL
4 20 (30.30%) Security Management
5 18 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (25.76%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (25.76%) SIEM
7 14 (21.21%) Incident Management
7 14 (21.21%) Information Security Management
8 13 (19.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (19.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 12 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (18.18%) Project Management
10 11 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (13.64%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.12%) Data Privacy
12 8 (12.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 7 (10.61%) Business Continuity
13 7 (10.61%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) C#
2 3 (4.55%) C++
2 3 (4.55%) Python
3 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.03%) SQL
3 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (71.21%) CISSP
2 39 (59.09%) CISM
3 20 (30.30%) Degree
4 11 (16.67%) CISMP
4 11 (16.67%) GCIH
5 10 (15.15%) CEH
6 6 (9.09%) CISA
7 5 (7.58%) SANS
8 4 (6.06%) ISACA
8 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.55%) GCIA
9 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.03%) GIAC
11 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.52%) CCIE
11 1 (1.52%) CCNP
11 1 (1.52%) CCSE
11 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (46.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 7 (10.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.03%) COBIT
5 1 (1.52%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.52%) ISO27002
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Nessus
1 1 (1.52%) Proventia
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) VMware
2 11 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 9 (13.64%) Cisco
4 5 (7.58%) Symantec
5 4 (6.06%) ArcSight
5 4 (6.06%) Intel Security
5 4 (6.06%) Juniper
5 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.06%) Sophos
6 3 (4.55%) F5
6 3 (4.55%) MobileIron
6 3 (4.55%) ScanSafe
7 2 (3.03%) AlienVault
7 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.03%) FireEye
7 2 (3.03%) Kaspersky
7 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.03%) Splunk
8 1 (1.52%) Avaya
8 1 (1.52%) IBM
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