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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 205 234 244
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 46 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.090% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.095% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 37 2 10
Average salary £47,500 £34,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.69% -22.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £38,950 £60,000
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
6584 6296 7147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.12% 94.85% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5451 5207 6024
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 33 £47,500 -
Manchester +8 9 £32,500 -6.47% 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 47 (57.32%) Finance
2 32 (39.02%) Information Security
3 26 (31.71%) Firewall
4 21 (25.61%) SIEM
5 20 (24.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 20 (24.39%) Network Security
6 18 (21.95%) Sourcefire
6 18 (21.95%) Financial Institution
7 17 (20.73%) Snort
7 17 (20.73%) Splunk
8 16 (19.51%) ITIL
9 14 (17.07%) Windows
10 13 (15.85%) CISSP
10 13 (15.85%) CheckPoint
10 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
10 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (12.20%) Banking
12 10 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (10.98%) Data Protection
14 8 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (9.76%) Security Management
15 7 (8.54%) Juniper
15 7 (8.54%) Business Continuity
15 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
15 7 (8.54%) COBIT
15 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
15 7 (8.54%) Android
15 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) Firewall
2 20 (24.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 20 (24.39%) Network Security
3 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.10%) LAN
4 5 (6.10%) WAN
5 4 (4.88%) VPN
5 4 (4.88%) Internet
6 3 (3.66%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.66%) DNS
6 3 (3.66%) DMZ
7 2 (2.44%) SSL
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.22%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.66%) Big Data
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (57.32%) Finance
2 18 (21.95%) Financial Institution
3 10 (12.20%) Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Law
5 3 (3.66%) Legal
6 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) JNI
1 5 (6.10%) Dalvik
2 1 (1.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.88%) PKI
3 4 (4.88%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.66%) Life Science
4 3 (3.66%) RMADS
4 3 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.66%) Open Source
5 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.22%) Tandem
6 1 (1.22%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.07%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Android
2 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (6.10%) UNIX
3 5 (6.10%) Linux
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Information Security
2 21 (25.61%) SIEM
3 16 (19.51%) ITIL
4 13 (15.85%) Risk Management
5 12 (14.63%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (10.98%) Data Protection
7 8 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (9.76%) Security Management
8 7 (8.54%) Business Continuity
8 7 (8.54%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (7.32%) Network Design
9 6 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.32%) ERP
9 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.10%) Service Management
10 5 (6.10%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (6.10%) Cyber Security
10 5 (6.10%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.10%) Supplier Management
11 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) Java
1 5 (6.10%) Objective-C
2 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.44%) Perl
2 2 (2.44%) Python
3 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.85%) CISSP
2 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.32%) CISM
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.10%) CCIE
4 5 (6.10%) ISEB
4 5 (6.10%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (3.66%) Degree
5 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) CCNP
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
5 3 (3.66%) CISA
5 3 (3.66%) CRISC
6 2 (2.44%) VCP4
6 2 (2.44%) CCSE
6 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) GIAC
7 1 (1.22%) GCIA
7 1 (1.22%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.54%) COBIT
3 5 (6.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.22%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (20.73%) Snort
2 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) Sourcefire
2 17 (20.73%) Splunk
3 13 (15.85%) CheckPoint
4 7 (8.54%) Juniper
5 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.32%) F5
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco
7 4 (4.88%) Symantec
8 3 (3.66%) McAfee
8 3 (3.66%) CA
8 3 (3.66%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.44%) LogLogic
9 2 (2.44%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.44%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.44%) NCR
9 2 (2.44%) Websense
9 2 (2.44%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.44%) VMware
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