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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 179 198 182
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 58 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.48% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.50% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 46 20 38
Median salary £40,000 £32,469 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.19% -27.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -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
5790 5640 5177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.88% 95.77% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4577 4625 4327
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,696 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 28 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 28 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 -1 16 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Staffordshire +9 14 £35,000 +84.21% 1
Warwickshire - 12 £33,750 - 1
Coventry +3 10 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Shropshire -22 2 - - 1
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 28 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 62 (62.00%) Information Security
2 41 (41.00%) SIEM
3 35 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (35.00%) CISSP
4 25 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 24 (24.00%) Management Information System
6 22 (22.00%) Firewall
7 20 (20.00%) ITIL
7 20 (20.00%) CEH
8 19 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
8 19 (19.00%) Windows
8 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (18.00%) CISM
9 18 (18.00%) Finance
9 18 (18.00%) PCI DSS
10 17 (17.00%) Degree
10 17 (17.00%) Cisco
10 17 (17.00%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (15.00%) Security Testing
12 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
13 13 (13.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 13 (13.00%) Active Directory
13 13 (13.00%) Risk Management
14 12 (12.00%) CCNA
14 12 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (12.00%) Unix
14 12 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
15 11 (11.00%) Data Protection
15 11 (11.00%) CCNP
16 10 (10.00%) SSL

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 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.00%) Firewall
2 10 (10.00%) LAN
2 10 (10.00%) SSL
2 10 (10.00%) WAN
3 8 (8.00%) HTTP
3 8 (8.00%) Network Security
4 7 (7.00%) VPN
5 6 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (5.00%) Wireless
7 3 (3.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.00%) IPsec
7 3 (3.00%) VLAN
7 3 (3.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (1.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) AppScan
2 1 (1.00%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 19 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.00%) iPad
6 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.00%) BYOD
8 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.00%) Windows
2 12 (12.00%) Unix
3 9 (9.00%) Linux
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (62.00%) Information Security
2 41 (41.00%) SIEM
3 25 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 20 (20.00%) ITIL
5 19 (19.00%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (17.00%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (15.00%) Security Testing
8 13 (13.00%) Risk Management
8 13 (13.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 12 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (11.00%) Data Protection
11 10 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
12 9 (9.00%) Problem Management
13 8 (8.00%) Malware Analysis
14 7 (7.00%) Network Architecture
14 7 (7.00%) Risk Analysis
15 6 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
16 5 (5.00%) Data Management
16 5 (5.00%) Information Security Management
16 5 (5.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) Python
2 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) Java
3 1 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (35.00%) CISSP
2 20 (20.00%) CEH
3 18 (18.00%) CISM
4 17 (17.00%) Degree
5 14 (14.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (12.00%) CCNA
6 12 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (11.00%) CCNP
8 10 (10.00%) CISMP
8 10 (10.00%) SSCP
9 9 (9.00%) CCSA
9 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (8.00%) GIAC
11 7 (7.00%) CISA
12 6 (6.00%) CRISC
12 6 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (6.00%) OSCP
13 5 (5.00%) MCSE
13 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (18.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (4.00%) COBIT
4 4 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.00%) Snort
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) HP Fortify
1 3 (3.00%) Nessus
1 3 (3.00%) RSA enVision
1 3 (3.00%) WebInspect
2 2 (2.00%) Nexpose
2 2 (2.00%) Proventia
2 2 (2.00%) QRadar
3 1 (1.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Cisco
2 10 (10.00%) Qualys
3 9 (9.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.00%) HP
4 5 (5.00%) Oracle
5 4 (4.00%) ArcSight
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.00%) IBM
6 3 (3.00%) LogLogic
6 3 (3.00%) LogRhythm
6 3 (3.00%) NetWitness
6 3 (3.00%) Splunk
6 3 (3.00%) Veracode
7 2 (2.00%) Citrix
7 2 (2.00%) F5
7 2 (2.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.00%) ScanSafe
8 1 (1.00%) Meraki
8 1 (1.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.00%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Montash Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Julie
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £350 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £47k - 52k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive + Strong Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago