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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 200 232 252
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 32 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 10
Median salary £40,000 £56,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +60.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
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
5398 6169 6868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.51% 96.71% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4577 5035 5529
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +23 28 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Merseyside +1 2 £41,250 -28.26% 1
Lancashire - 2 £32,000 - 1
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 44 (78.57%) Information Security
2 30 (53.57%) CISSP
3 25 (44.64%) CISM
4 24 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (33.93%) PCI DSS
6 16 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (28.57%) Firewall
6 16 (28.57%) Security Management
7 15 (26.79%) Finance
7 15 (26.79%) SIEM
8 13 (23.21%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (17.86%) Information Security Management
9 10 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (17.86%) Windows
10 9 (16.07%) SQL
10 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
10 9 (16.07%) Network Security
11 8 (14.29%) Security Testing
11 8 (14.29%) VMware
11 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (14.29%) ITIL
11 8 (14.29%) Cisco
11 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
12 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.50%) C#
12 7 (12.50%) .NET
12 7 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
12 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Project
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Firewall
2 9 (16.07%) Network Security
3 8 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (10.71%) HTTPS
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.57%) DNS
6 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.79%) DHCP
7 1 (1.79%) DMZ
7 1 (1.79%) IPv4
7 1 (1.79%) IPv6
7 1 (1.79%) Junos
7 1 (1.79%) LAN
7 1 (1.79%) MPLS
7 1 (1.79%) SNMP
7 1 (1.79%) VLAN
7 1 (1.79%) VPN
7 1 (1.79%) WAN
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Looker
3 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) JNI
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) PKI
3 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.57%) BYOD
4 2 (3.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (78.57%) Information Security
2 16 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (28.57%) Security Management
3 15 (26.79%) SIEM
4 13 (23.21%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (17.86%) Information Security Management
5 10 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (16.07%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.29%) ITIL
7 8 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (10.71%) Black-Box Testing
9 6 (10.71%) ISMS
9 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
10 5 (8.93%) Threat Analysis
10 5 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (10.71%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) CISSP
2 25 (44.64%) CISM
3 6 (10.71%) ISACA
4 5 (8.93%) Degree
5 4 (7.14%) CISMP
5 4 (7.14%) GCIH
6 3 (5.36%) CEH
7 2 (3.57%) CISA
7 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.79%) CCNA
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.79%) GIAC
8 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.79%) MCSE
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.79%) SANS
8 1 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (33.93%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.14%) ISO27002
4 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.79%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) KVM
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Nessus
1 1 (1.79%) Proventia
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 8 (14.29%) Cisco
1 8 (14.29%) VMware
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) Sophos
4 4 (7.14%) Juniper
4 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 4 (7.14%) Symantec
5 3 (5.36%) MobileIron
5 3 (5.36%) ScanSafe
6 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.57%) Avaya
6 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) F5
6 2 (3.57%) FireEye
6 2 (3.57%) Splunk
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.79%) Radware
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