The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 195 189 180
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 18 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.33% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 14
Average salary £38,000 £33,202 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% -20.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £21,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Security Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Coventry -6 4 £51,250 +23.77% 1
Shropshire -10 3 £45,000 - 2
Staffordshire +4 2 £27,500 +27.90%
Warwickshire - 2 £60,000 -
Walsall - 2 £26,500 -
Birmingham -19 1 £27,500 -47.61%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (47.83%) SIEM
2 20 (43.48%) Incident Management
3 18 (39.13%) CEH
4 17 (36.96%) SCADA
5 16 (34.78%) GIAC
6 15 (32.61%) Snort
6 15 (32.61%) Cyber Security
7 14 (30.43%) Information Security
8 13 (28.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
9 11 (23.91%) PCI DSS
10 10 (21.74%) Windows
11 9 (19.57%) Network Security
12 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
12 8 (17.39%) ITIL
12 8 (17.39%) Firewall
13 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
13 7 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (10.87%) Change Management
14 5 (10.87%) UNIX
15 4 (8.70%) CISM
15 4 (8.70%) CISSP
15 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 4 (8.70%) Degree
15 4 (8.70%) CCTV
16 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
16 3 (6.52%) Citrix
16 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
16 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Network Security
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 7 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless
5 1 (2.17%) Broadband
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) SCADA
2 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) CCTV
4 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) SIEM
2 20 (43.48%) Incident Management
3 15 (32.61%) Cyber Security
4 14 (30.43%) Information Security
5 8 (17.39%) ITIL
6 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
6 7 (15.22%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (10.87%) Change Management
8 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (4.35%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (4.35%) Malware Analysis
10 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
10 2 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
10 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.35%) Project Management
11 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) Python
1 1 (2.17%) C#
1 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.17%) Perl
1 1 (2.17%) VBScript
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) CEH
2 16 (34.78%) GIAC
3 4 (8.70%) CISM
3 4 (8.70%) CISSP
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) CISA
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.17%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (23.91%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Snort
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) ArcSight
2 3 (6.52%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) Juniper
3 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Splunk
Shrewsbury
Computer Futures
Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago