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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / North West
Rank 208 186 225
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 39 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.84% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.88% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 32
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -

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
5721 5224 6491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.54% 95.96% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4827 4392 5544
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 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 26 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Cheshire +15 6 £45,000 +32.35%
Lancashire -13 5 £40,000 -
Merseyside -21 2 £53,573 +19.05% 1
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 36 (55.38%) Information Security
2 29 (44.62%) CISSP
3 24 (36.92%) CISM
4 20 (30.77%) Security Operations
5 19 (29.23%) Cybersecurity
6 16 (24.62%) Management Information System
6 16 (24.62%) Finance
6 16 (24.62%) PCI DSS
7 14 (21.54%) CISMP
8 13 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (20.00%) SAP
9 12 (18.46%) Network Security
9 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (16.92%) SAP GRC
10 11 (16.92%) SAP Security
10 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (16.92%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (15.38%) ITIL
12 9 (13.85%) Security Management
12 9 (13.85%) SIEM
13 8 (12.31%) Data Protection
13 8 (12.31%) Firewall
14 7 (10.77%) Data Loss Prevention
14 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
14 7 (10.77%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
14 7 (10.77%) Driving Licence
15 6 (9.23%) Degree
16 5 (7.69%) Legal
16 5 (7.69%) Information Security Management

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:

Business Applications
1 11 (16.92%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Network Security
2 8 (12.31%) Firewall
3 7 (10.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.08%) OSPF
4 2 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.54%) GIS
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Legal
3 4 (6.15%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
1 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Management Information System
2 12 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.77%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.15%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.08%) Physics
5 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.54%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Information Security
2 20 (30.77%) Security Operations
3 19 (29.23%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 11 (16.92%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (16.92%) SAP Security
6 10 (15.38%) ITIL
7 9 (13.85%) Security Management
7 9 (13.85%) SIEM
8 8 (12.31%) Data Protection
9 7 (10.77%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
9 7 (10.77%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.69%) Data Security
10 5 (7.69%) Information Security Management
10 5 (7.69%) Service Management
10 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.15%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (4.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) C
2 3 (4.62%) C++
2 3 (4.62%) Java
2 3 (4.62%) Python
3 2 (3.08%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (44.62%) CISSP
2 24 (36.92%) CISM
3 14 (21.54%) CISMP
4 6 (9.23%) Degree
5 3 (4.62%) CISA
6 2 (3.08%) CEH
6 2 (3.08%) CIMA
6 2 (3.08%) CLAS
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) ISACA
7 1 (1.54%) MCSE
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.62%) PCI DSS
2 11 (16.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) SAP
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) HP
5 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.08%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Intel Security
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