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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 210 243 235
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 29 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.18% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 10
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £27,300 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
6172 6782 7061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 95.53% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5486 5934
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +29 22 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Manchester +10 7 £36,500 +32.72% 1
Merseyside - 2 £57,500 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 44 (66.67%) Finance
2 34 (51.52%) Information Security
3 20 (30.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (30.30%) SIEM
4 19 (28.79%) Firewall
4 19 (28.79%) ITIL
5 18 (27.27%) Sourcefire
5 18 (27.27%) Snort
6 17 (25.76%) Network Security
7 15 (22.73%) Splunk
7 15 (22.73%) Financial Institution
8 14 (21.21%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (19.70%) Security Management
9 13 (19.70%) COBIT
10 12 (18.18%) Risk Management
10 12 (18.18%) ERP
11 11 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (15.15%) CISSP
13 7 (10.61%) Banking
13 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
13 7 (10.61%) Windows
13 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
14 6 (9.09%) Life Science
14 6 (9.09%) PCI DSS
14 6 (9.09%) Cisco
14 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
14 6 (9.09%) Business Continuity
14 6 (9.09%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.30%) Intrusion Detection
2 19 (28.79%) Firewall
3 17 (25.76%) Network Security
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.55%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.55%) LAN
4 3 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.52%) VPN
6 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Metasploit
General
1 44 (66.67%) Finance
2 15 (22.73%) Financial Institution
3 7 (10.61%) Banking
4 6 (9.09%) Legal
5 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) JNI
1 5 (7.58%) Dalvik
2 1 (1.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.09%) Life Science
3 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.55%) RMADS
4 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Android
2 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.58%) UNIX
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Information Security
2 20 (30.30%) SIEM
3 19 (28.79%) ITIL
4 14 (21.21%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (19.70%) Security Management
6 12 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 12 (18.18%) ERP
7 11 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (9.09%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.58%) Supplier Management
9 5 (7.58%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (7.58%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.58%) Cyber Security
10 4 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (6.06%) Information Security Management
10 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.55%) Network Design
11 3 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) Java
1 5 (7.58%) Objective-C
1 5 (7.58%) Apple Swift
2 2 (3.03%) Python
2 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) CISSP
2 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.09%) CISM
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.58%) CCIE
4 5 (7.58%) ISEB
4 5 (7.58%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (7.58%) Degree
5 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) CCNP
5 3 (4.55%) CCNA
6 2 (3.03%) CCSE
6 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.52%) CISA
7 1 (1.52%) GIAC
7 1 (1.52%) GCIA
7 1 (1.52%) GCIH
7 1 (1.52%) GCFA
7 1 (1.52%) CFCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) COBIT
2 11 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (9.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (27.27%) Snort
2 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Sourcefire
2 15 (22.73%) Splunk
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco
5 5 (7.58%) Juniper
6 2 (3.03%) Symantec
6 2 (3.03%) McAfee
6 2 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.03%) LogLogic
6 2 (3.03%) F5
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago