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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 194 241 235
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 46 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29 16 14
Median salary £38,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,150 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -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
5703 6379 6804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.72% 96.86% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 5196 5443
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +30 40 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Merseyside -1 3 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Lancashire - 3 £32,500 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 49 (70.00%) Information Security
2 37 (52.86%) CISSP
3 29 (41.43%) CISM
4 27 (38.57%) PCI DSS
5 25 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
5 25 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (34.29%) Finance
7 22 (31.43%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (28.57%) SIEM
9 17 (24.29%) Risk Management
9 17 (24.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (22.86%) Data Loss Prevention
11 15 (21.43%) Security Management
11 15 (21.43%) Firewall
12 13 (18.57%) ISACA
13 11 (15.71%) SAP GRC
13 11 (15.71%) SAP Security
13 11 (15.71%) SAP
13 11 (15.71%) ITIL
13 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
14 10 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (14.29%) Windows
15 9 (12.86%) SQL
15 9 (12.86%) Information Security Management
15 9 (12.86%) Legal
15 9 (12.86%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (12.86%) Security Testing
15 9 (12.86%) Network Security
16 8 (11.43%) ISMS

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 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Project
1 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.71%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (24.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 15 (21.43%) Firewall
3 9 (12.86%) Network Security
4 6 (8.57%) HTTPS
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.86%) DNS
6 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) DHCP
7 1 (1.43%) DMZ
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
7 1 (1.43%) IPv4
7 1 (1.43%) IPv6
7 1 (1.43%) LAN
7 1 (1.43%) MPLS
7 1 (1.43%) SNMP
7 1 (1.43%) VLAN
7 1 (1.43%) VPN
7 1 (1.43%) WAN
7 1 (1.43%) Wireless
7 1 (1.43%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Looker
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Legal
3 4 (5.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.43%) J2EE
3 1 (1.43%) JNI
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.71%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.86%) BYOD
4 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) AS400
5 1 (1.43%) CESG
5 1 (1.43%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (70.00%) Information Security
2 25 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (31.43%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (28.57%) SIEM
5 17 (24.29%) Risk Management
6 16 (22.86%) Data Loss Prevention
7 15 (21.43%) Security Management
8 11 (15.71%) ITIL
8 11 (15.71%) SAP Security
9 10 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (12.86%) Information Security Management
10 9 (12.86%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (12.86%) Security Testing
11 8 (11.43%) ISMS
12 7 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
13 6 (8.57%) Black-Box Testing
14 5 (7.14%) IT Audit
15 4 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
15 4 (5.71%) Security Operations
15 4 (5.71%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) SQL
2 7 (10.00%) C#
3 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.43%) Java
4 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (52.86%) CISSP
2 29 (41.43%) CISM
3 13 (18.57%) ISACA
4 5 (7.14%) MCSE
4 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
6 3 (4.29%) CISA
6 3 (4.29%) CISMP
6 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.86%) GCIH
8 1 (1.43%) CCNA
8 1 (1.43%) CEH
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.43%) GIAC
8 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.43%) SANS
8 1 (1.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (38.57%) PCI DSS
2 25 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.71%) ISO27002
4 3 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.43%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) KVM
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Nessus
1 1 (1.43%) Proventia
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
1 11 (15.71%) SAP
2 8 (11.43%) CheckPoint
3 7 (10.00%) Cisco
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (5.71%) Juniper
4 4 (5.71%) Sophos
5 3 (4.29%) Symantec
6 2 (2.86%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.86%) Avaya
6 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.86%) Citrix
6 2 (2.86%) F5
6 2 (2.86%) FireEye
6 2 (2.86%) MobileIron
6 2 (2.86%) ScanSafe
6 2 (2.86%) Splunk
7 1 (1.43%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.43%) Palo Alto
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