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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 171 180 190
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 47 37 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.73% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 26
Median salary £41,250 £43,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.06% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.27%

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
4717 5044 4838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.38% 96.37% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3769 4192 4240
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -5 10 £35,000 +13.82%
Warwickshire +24 9 £27,500 -16.77%
Coventry +11 9 £47,500 +43.74% 2
Solihull - 7 £45,000 -
Birmingham -5 6 £42,250 -6.11% 4
Shropshire -9 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 56 (56.57%) SIEM
2 51 (51.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (50.51%) CISSP
4 44 (44.44%) Firewall
5 41 (41.41%) Information Security
6 35 (35.35%) PCI DSS
7 30 (30.30%) Security Operations
8 29 (29.29%) CISM
9 26 (26.26%) CEH
9 26 (26.26%) Network Security
10 21 (21.21%) Windows
11 20 (20.20%) Cisco
12 18 (18.18%) CCNP
12 18 (18.18%) Finance
12 18 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (17.17%) Qualys
13 17 (17.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 16 (16.16%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (16.16%) Cybersecurity
15 15 (15.15%) CCNA
16 14 (14.14%) SSCP
16 14 (14.14%) CISMP
17 13 (13.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 13 (13.13%) CCSA
17 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
17 13 (13.13%) Linux
17 13 (13.13%) MCSE
17 13 (13.13%) ITIL
18 11 (11.11%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (44.44%) Firewall
2 26 (26.26%) Network Security
3 9 (9.09%) Wireshark
4 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.03%) DHCP
6 3 (3.03%) DNS
6 3 (3.03%) Skype
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.02%) SSL
8 1 (1.01%) HTTP
8 1 (1.01%) IPsec
8 1 (1.01%) IPv4
8 1 (1.01%) IPv6
8 1 (1.01%) LDAP
8 1 (1.01%) OSPF
8 1 (1.01%) RIP
8 1 (1.01%) S/MIME
8 1 (1.01%) Wireless
8 1 (1.01%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) ZAP BI
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Burp Suite
1 6 (6.06%) Fiddler
2 2 (2.02%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Legal
3 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) .NET
1 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.01%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.03%) SCADA
6 2 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Life Science
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Physics
7 1 (1.01%) STB
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Windows
2 13 (13.13%) Linux
3 9 (9.09%) Unix
4 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.02%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.57%) SIEM
2 41 (41.41%) Information Security
3 30 (30.30%) Security Operations
4 17 (17.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (16.16%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (16.16%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (13.13%) ITIL
6 13 (13.13%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.10%) DDoS Mitigation
7 10 (10.10%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.08%) Data Protection
9 8 (8.08%) OWASP
10 7 (7.07%) Security Monitoring
10 7 (7.07%) Security Testing
11 6 (6.06%) Presales
12 5 (5.05%) Case Management
12 5 (5.05%) ITIL V3
12 5 (5.05%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.02%) C#
1 2 (2.02%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (50.51%) CISSP
2 29 (29.29%) CISM
3 26 (26.26%) CEH
4 18 (18.18%) CCNP
4 18 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (15.15%) CCNA
6 14 (14.14%) CISMP
6 14 (14.14%) SSCP
7 13 (13.13%) CCSA
7 13 (13.13%) MCSE
7 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (11.11%) Degree
8 11 (11.11%) GIAC
9 10 (10.10%) SANS
10 7 (7.07%) CREST Certified
11 6 (6.06%) CISA
11 6 (6.06%) OSCP
12 4 (4.04%) GCIH
13 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
13 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (51.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (35.35%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.06%) ISO27002
4 5 (5.05%) ISO22301
4 5 (5.05%) ISO27005
4 5 (5.05%) SLA
5 4 (4.04%) COBIT
5 4 (4.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.05%) Snort
3 1 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (2.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (2.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (2.02%) QRadar
1 2 (2.02%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.01%) Nessus
2 1 (1.01%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Cisco
2 17 (17.17%) Qualys
3 8 (8.08%) CheckPoint
3 8 (8.08%) LogRhythm
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.05%) Palo Alto
5 4 (4.04%) Splunk
6 3 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle
7 2 (2.02%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (2.02%) FireEye
7 2 (2.02%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) LogLogic
7 2 (2.02%) NetWitness
8 1 (1.01%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.01%) IBM
8 1 (1.01%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.01%) Rapid7
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.01%) Symantec
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