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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 176 188 198
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 34 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.57% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.59% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 7
Average salary £37,469 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.73% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,200 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.59%
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
5258 5213 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.04% 95.25% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4389 4324 4457
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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
Shropshire - 10 £28,219 -
Coventry -7 8 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Staffordshire +7 7 £19,000 -37.70%
Birmingham -1 5 £48,000 +1.05%
Warwickshire -6 2 £37,500 -26.47% 2
Halesowen - 1 £20,000 -
Solihull - 1 £21,500 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 25 (47.17%) Information Security
1 25 (47.17%) SIEM
2 22 (41.51%) Firewall
3 18 (33.96%) Windows
4 17 (32.08%) UNIX
5 15 (28.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (24.53%) CISM
7 12 (22.64%) CISSP
7 12 (22.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (22.64%) Computer Security
8 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (20.75%) Cyber Security
8 11 (20.75%) Cisco
8 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
9 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS
10 9 (16.98%) Wireless Security
10 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.98%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (16.98%) Wireless
10 9 (16.98%) McAfee
11 8 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
12 7 (13.21%) Linux
12 7 (13.21%) Network Security
13 6 (11.32%) Security Testing
13 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
14 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
14 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
14 5 (9.43%) GIAC
15 4 (7.55%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (5.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) Firewall
2 15 (28.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (16.98%) Wireless Security
4 9 (16.98%) Wireless
5 7 (13.21%) Network Security
6 4 (7.55%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.77%) HTTP
7 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.77%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) SCADA
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) CESG
4 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) UNIX
3 7 (13.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Information Security
1 25 (47.17%) SIEM
2 12 (22.64%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (22.64%) Computer Security
3 11 (20.75%) Cyber Security
4 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
5 6 (11.32%) Security Testing
5 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
6 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) Time Management
8 3 (5.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.77%) Malware Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.77%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
1 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) VBScript
2 1 (1.89%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) C#
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) CISM
2 12 (22.64%) CISSP
3 5 (9.43%) GIAC
4 4 (7.55%) CEH
4 4 (7.55%) Degree
5 3 (5.66%) CISA
5 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) GCIH
6 1 (1.89%) EnCE
6 1 (1.89%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS
2 8 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.66%) Nessus
3 2 (3.77%) Nmap
3 2 (3.77%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.89%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco
2 9 (16.98%) McAfee
3 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.55%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.66%) Splunk
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Juniper
5 2 (3.77%) IronPort
5 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.77%) Infoblox
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) Remedy
5 2 (3.77%) FireEye
6 1 (1.89%) LogLogic
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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