The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 221 237 222
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 35 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.37% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.39% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 41
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
6179 6460 7154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.74% 96.58% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5202 5371 5938
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +22 32 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Merseyside -24 1 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (63.24%) Information Security
2 28 (41.18%) CISSP
2 28 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (33.82%) Penetration Testing
4 22 (32.35%) PCI DSS
5 21 (30.88%) CISM
6 20 (29.41%) SAP
7 19 (27.94%) SAP Security
7 19 (27.94%) SAP GRC
8 18 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (26.47%) Finance
9 16 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 16 (23.53%) Data Loss Prevention
10 14 (20.59%) SIEM
11 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
11 13 (19.12%) Risk Management
12 10 (14.71%) ISACA
12 10 (14.71%) Legal
12 10 (14.71%) SQL
12 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.24%) ITIL
13 9 (13.24%) Security Management
14 8 (11.76%) C#
14 8 (11.76%) .NET
14 8 (11.76%) ISMS
15 7 (10.29%) Black-Box Testing
15 7 (10.29%) Security Testing
15 7 (10.29%) Ethical Hacking
15 7 (10.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Project
1 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (27.94%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (10.29%) HTTPS
3 4 (5.88%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) Network Security
4 2 (2.94%) Internet
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Looker
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Legal
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.47%) J2EE
3 1 (1.47%) JNI
3 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.41%) PKI
3 2 (2.94%) BYOD
3 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) CESG
4 1 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) Information Security
2 28 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (33.82%) Penetration Testing
4 19 (27.94%) SAP Security
5 16 (23.53%) Data Loss Prevention
6 14 (20.59%) SIEM
7 13 (19.12%) Risk Management
8 9 (13.24%) ITIL
8 9 (13.24%) Security Management
9 8 (11.76%) ISMS
10 7 (10.29%) Black-Box Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (10.29%) Information Security Management
10 7 (10.29%) Security Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (7.35%) Data Security
11 5 (7.35%) Project Management
11 5 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (5.88%) IT Audit
13 3 (4.41%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) C#
3 6 (8.82%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.47%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) CISSP
2 21 (30.88%) CISM
3 10 (14.71%) ISACA
4 5 (7.35%) MCSE
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.88%) CISA
6 3 (4.41%) CISMP
6 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.47%) Degree
7 1 (1.47%) GCIH
7 1 (1.47%) GIAC
7 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.47%) SANS
7 1 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.35%) PCI DSS
2 18 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.41%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.47%) QA
4 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) SAP
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Avaya
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) Citrix
4 2 (2.94%) Sophos
5 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.47%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.47%) ScanSafe
5 1 (1.47%) Symantec
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