The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 185 212 194
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 51 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.32% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 42 16 28
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -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 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
5888 5586 5240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.29% 96.71% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4617 4640 4434
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 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
Birmingham +11 21 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Staffordshire -2 12 £35,000 +84.21% 3
Warwickshire - 8 £33,750 -
Shropshire -14 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Coventry -6 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 West Midlands region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 61 (66.30%) Information Security
2 37 (40.22%) SIEM
3 30 (32.61%) CISSP
4 27 (29.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (28.26%) Management Information System
6 24 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
7 21 (22.83%) Firewall
7 21 (22.83%) Security Operations
8 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (20.65%) ITIL
10 16 (17.39%) Windows
10 16 (17.39%) Cisco
10 16 (17.39%) CEH
10 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 15 (16.30%) Security Testing
11 15 (16.30%) Finance
11 15 (16.30%) CISM
12 14 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (14.13%) Risk Management
13 13 (14.13%) Degree
13 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
14 12 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
14 12 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 11 (11.96%) PCI DSS
16 10 (10.87%) Cyberthreat
16 10 (10.87%) Security Operations Centre
16 10 (10.87%) SSL
16 10 (10.87%) LAN
16 10 (10.87%) WAN
17 9 (9.78%) GIAC

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) Firewall
2 10 (10.87%) LAN
2 10 (10.87%) SSL
2 10 (10.87%) WAN
3 8 (8.70%) HTTP
4 7 (7.61%) VPN
5 6 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (5.43%) Wireless
7 4 (4.35%) Network Security
8 3 (3.26%) IPsec
8 3 (3.26%) VLAN
8 3 (3.26%) Wireshark
9 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.17%) Internet
10 1 (1.09%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) AppScan
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) .NET
1 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Management Information System
2 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.87%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (10.87%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (6.52%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.35%) iPad
6 3 (3.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.09%) BYOD
7 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Unix
3 7 (7.61%) Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (66.30%) Information Security
2 37 (40.22%) SIEM
3 24 (26.09%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (22.83%) Security Operations
5 19 (20.65%) ITIL
6 15 (16.30%) Security Testing
7 14 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (14.13%) Risk Management
9 12 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 8 (8.70%) Malware Analysis
10 8 (8.70%) Problem Management
11 6 (6.52%) Data Management
11 6 (6.52%) ISMS
11 6 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
12 5 (5.43%) Information Security Management
12 5 (5.43%) OWASP
12 5 (5.43%) Protective Monitoring
12 5 (5.43%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) Python
3 3 (3.26%) C#
4 2 (2.17%) C
4 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.17%) VB
4 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.09%) C++
5 1 (1.09%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (32.61%) CISSP
2 16 (17.39%) CEH
2 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 15 (16.30%) CISM
4 13 (14.13%) Degree
5 9 (9.78%) CCNA
5 9 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (9.78%) GIAC
5 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.70%) CCNP
6 8 (8.70%) CRISC
7 7 (7.61%) CCSA
7 7 (7.61%) CISMP
7 7 (7.61%) SSCP
8 6 (6.52%) CISA
8 6 (6.52%) OSCP
9 5 (5.43%) GCIH
9 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (5.43%) SANS
10 3 (3.26%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.96%) PCI DSS
3 7 (7.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (6.52%) COBIT
5 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.52%) Snort
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) HP Fortify
1 3 (3.26%) Nessus
1 3 (3.26%) RSA enVision
1 3 (3.26%) WebInspect
2 2 (2.17%) Nexpose
2 2 (2.17%) Proventia
2 2 (2.17%) QRadar
3 1 (1.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (17.39%) Cisco
2 8 (8.70%) CheckPoint
2 8 (8.70%) Qualys
3 6 (6.52%) HP
4 4 (4.35%) ArcSight
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle
5 3 (3.26%) IBM
5 3 (3.26%) LogLogic
5 3 (3.26%) NetWitness
5 3 (3.26%) Splunk
5 3 (3.26%) Veracode
6 2 (2.17%) Citrix
6 2 (2.17%) F5
6 2 (2.17%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.17%) LogRhythm
6 2 (2.17%) ScanSafe
7 1 (1.09%) Meraki
7 1 (1.09%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.09%) VMware
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