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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 225 227 220
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 22 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 13
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £26,250 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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
6211 6805 6814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.41% 94.91% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 5523 5842
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 £23,500 £23,450
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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 +7 11 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +2 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Merseyside +9 1 £57,500 +15.00%
Cumbria - 1 £59,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 31 (63.27%) Information Security
2 26 (53.06%) Finance
3 19 (38.78%) ITIL
3 19 (38.78%) Firewall
4 17 (34.69%) ERP
4 17 (34.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (32.65%) Risk Assessment
5 16 (32.65%) COBIT
5 16 (32.65%) SIEM
6 15 (30.61%) Network Security
7 13 (26.53%) Security Management
8 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
9 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (20.41%) Degree
11 9 (18.37%) Snort
12 8 (16.33%) Splunk
12 8 (16.33%) Sourcefire
12 8 (16.33%) Life Science
12 8 (16.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (16.33%) Legal
12 8 (16.33%) Financial Institution
12 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
13 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
14 6 (12.24%) Blue Coat
14 6 (12.24%) Cyber Security
14 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
15 5 (10.20%) Information Security Management
15 5 (10.20%) Cisco
16 4 (8.16%) SLA
16 4 (8.16%) Computer Forensics

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Primavera
1 1 (2.04%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) Firewall
2 15 (30.61%) Network Security
3 8 (16.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) MPLS
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) VoIP
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (53.06%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Legal
2 8 (16.33%) Financial Institution
3 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Management Information System
2 8 (16.33%) Life Science
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) UNIX
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Information Security
2 19 (38.78%) ITIL
3 17 (34.69%) ERP
3 17 (34.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (32.65%) Risk Assessment
4 16 (32.65%) SIEM
5 13 (26.53%) Security Management
6 6 (12.24%) Cyber Security
7 5 (10.20%) Information Security Management
8 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
8 4 (8.16%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (8.16%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (8.16%) Computer Security
9 3 (6.12%) Security Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (4.08%) Security Patching
10 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) GIAC
3 3 (6.12%) GCIH
4 2 (4.08%) GCFA
4 2 (4.08%) GCIA
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) CISSP
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) CFCE
4 2 (4.08%) GREM
5 1 (2.04%) CISA
5 1 (2.04%) CISM
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.65%) COBIT
2 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.16%) SLA
5 2 (4.08%) QA
6 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Snort
2 2 (4.08%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Nessus
1 1 (2.04%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (16.33%) Sourcefire
1 8 (16.33%) Splunk
2 6 (12.24%) Blue Coat
3 5 (10.20%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) LogRhythm
5 2 (4.08%) F5
5 2 (4.08%) Websense
5 2 (4.08%) Juniper
5 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) McAfee
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.04%) LogLogic
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