The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Analyst
Rank - 193 202
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.14% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
IT 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 West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the West Midlands region.

IT Security Analyst Salary Trend in the West Midlands

IT Security Analyst
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) CISA
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Information Governance

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
1 4 (80.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT