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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 209 182 187
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 18 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.53% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 15
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
5445 5062 5209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.09% 94.41% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 4254 4372
Average salary £39,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -4 7 £50,000 +20.75%
Shropshire - 4 £45,000 - 2
Staffordshire +6 3 £19,000 -9.52%
Walsall +4 2 £26,500 -41.11%
Birmingham -35 1 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Halesowen - 1 £20,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £21,500 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 23 (46.00%) SIEM
2 19 (38.00%) Information Security
3 16 (32.00%) Windows
4 15 (30.00%) Firewall
5 14 (28.00%) Incident Management
6 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
7 11 (22.00%) CEH
7 11 (22.00%) UNIX
7 11 (22.00%) PCI DSS
7 11 (22.00%) Cyber Security
8 10 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (20.00%) CISSP
8 10 (20.00%) CISM
8 10 (20.00%) Snort
8 10 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (20.00%) SCADA
9 9 (18.00%) GIAC
9 9 (18.00%) Network Security
10 8 (16.00%) ArcSight
10 8 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
10 8 (16.00%) ITIL
11 7 (14.00%) Cisco
11 7 (14.00%) McAfee
11 7 (14.00%) Wireless
11 7 (14.00%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (14.00%) Computer Security
11 7 (14.00%) Wireless Security
11 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (6.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (18.00%) Network Security
4 7 (14.00%) Wireless Security
4 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (14.00%) Wireless
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) Broadband
6 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (6.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Online Betting
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (2.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (20.00%) SCADA
3 3 (6.00%) CCTV
4 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.00%) UNIX
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) SIEM
2 19 (38.00%) Information Security
3 14 (28.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (22.00%) Cyber Security
5 10 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (16.00%) ITIL
7 7 (14.00%) Computer Security
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.00%) Change Management
8 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.00%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (4.00%) Project Management
9 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.00%) Digital Forensics
9 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) C#
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
2 1 (2.00%) VBScript
2 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) CEH
2 10 (20.00%) CISSP
2 10 (20.00%) CISM
3 9 (18.00%) GIAC
4 5 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (6.00%) CISA
6 1 (2.00%) EnCE
6 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Snort
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) ArcSight
2 7 (14.00%) McAfee
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) Juniper
4 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 6 days ago