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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 177 181 173
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 46 32 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.63% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.65% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 58
Median salary £40,000 £33,045 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.04% -8.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
5405 4923 5558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.90% 97.10% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4288 4148 4894
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Staffordshire -6 11 £35,000 +75.00%
Coventry 0 8 £47,500 +43.74% 1
Birmingham -15 7 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Shropshire - 6 - -
Solihull -4 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Warwickshire +8 4 £22,500 -31.91% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 53 (50.00%) Information Security
2 52 (49.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (47.17%) CISSP
4 49 (46.23%) SIEM
5 37 (34.91%) PCI DSS
6 35 (33.02%) Firewall
7 33 (31.13%) Security Operations
8 25 (23.58%) CISM
9 23 (21.70%) CEH
10 22 (20.75%) Network Security
11 20 (18.87%) Finance
12 19 (17.92%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (17.92%) CCNP
13 17 (16.04%) CCNA
13 17 (16.04%) Cisco
13 17 (16.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 16 (15.09%) SSCP
14 16 (15.09%) Qualys
14 16 (15.09%) CISMP
15 15 (14.15%) Windows
15 15 (14.15%) ITIL
15 15 (14.15%) Vulnerability Management
16 14 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
16 14 (13.21%) Degree
16 14 (13.21%) CCSA
17 13 (12.26%) Penetration Testing
17 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
17 13 (12.26%) MCSE
17 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (12.26%) Data Protection

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:

Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.02%) Firewall
2 22 (20.75%) Network Security
3 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.83%) DHCP
4 3 (2.83%) DNS
4 3 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (2.83%) SSL
4 3 (2.83%) VPN
5 2 (1.89%) VLAN
5 2 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (0.94%) HTTP
6 1 (0.94%) IPsec
6 1 (0.94%) LAN
6 1 (0.94%) WAN
6 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (18.87%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) .NET
1 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (10.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (8.49%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.60%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (1.89%) SCADA
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.94%) Physics
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.94%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.15%) Windows
2 12 (11.32%) Unix
3 10 (9.43%) Linux
4 3 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.89%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.00%) Information Security
2 49 (46.23%) SIEM
3 33 (31.13%) Security Operations
4 17 (16.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 15 (14.15%) ITIL
5 15 (14.15%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (12.26%) Data Protection
7 13 (12.26%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (12.26%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.43%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.49%) DDoS Mitigation
10 7 (6.60%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.66%) Network Architecture
11 6 (5.66%) Presales
11 6 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (5.66%) Security Architecture
12 5 (4.72%) Case Management
12 5 (4.72%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.89%) C
1 2 (1.89%) C#
1 2 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (47.17%) CISSP
2 25 (23.58%) CISM
3 23 (21.70%) CEH
4 19 (17.92%) CCNP
4 19 (17.92%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (16.04%) CCNA
6 16 (15.09%) CISMP
6 16 (15.09%) SSCP
7 14 (13.21%) CCSA
7 14 (13.21%) Degree
8 13 (12.26%) MCSE
8 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (8.49%) SANS
10 6 (5.66%) CISA
10 6 (5.66%) CREST Certified
11 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.89%) CCSP
12 2 (1.89%) GCIA
12 2 (1.89%) GIAC
12 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (49.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (34.91%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.66%) COBIT
3 6 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (5.66%) SLA
4 5 (4.72%) ISO22301
4 5 (4.72%) ISO27002
4 5 (4.72%) ISO27005
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Nessus
2 1 (0.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.94%) Nmap
2 1 (0.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Cisco
2 16 (15.09%) Qualys
3 9 (8.49%) CheckPoint
4 8 (7.55%) LogRhythm
5 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle
6 4 (3.77%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.77%) Splunk
7 2 (1.89%) ArcSight
7 2 (1.89%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.89%) FireEye
7 2 (1.89%) HP
8 1 (0.94%) IBM
8 1 (0.94%) Mercator
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.94%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum, Benefits TBC
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago