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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 188 193 203
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 27 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 5
Average salary £38,000 £25,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,350 £52,500 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
5093 4683 4786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.32% 95.44% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4324 3918 3996
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £55,000 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Warwickshire - 5 £40,022 - 1
Staffordshire -1 4 £27,500 +27.90%
Shropshire -7 3 £45,000 -
Birmingham -10 3 £42,500 +9.67%
Coventry - 3 £57,500 -
Walsall - 1 £26,500 - 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (45.45%) SIEM
2 24 (43.64%) Incident Management
3 22 (40.00%) CEH
4 21 (38.18%) SCADA
5 20 (36.36%) GIAC
6 19 (34.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (32.73%) Information Security
8 17 (30.91%) Cyber Security
9 16 (29.09%) Snort
10 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
11 13 (23.64%) PCI DSS
12 12 (21.82%) Network Security
13 11 (20.00%) Change Management
14 10 (18.18%) Windows
15 8 (14.55%) ITIL
15 8 (14.55%) ArcSight
16 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
16 7 (12.73%) Risk Assessment
17 6 (10.91%) Intrusion Detection
17 6 (10.91%) CISSP
17 6 (10.91%) Firewall
17 6 (10.91%) CCTV
18 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
18 5 (9.09%) CISM
18 5 (9.09%) Degree
19 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 4 (7.27%) CISA
19 4 (7.27%) UNIX
19 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
20 3 (5.45%) Information Governance

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (5.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Network Security
2 6 (10.91%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (3.64%) Law
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) SCADA
2 14 (25.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.91%) CCTV
4 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) SIEM
2 24 (43.64%) Incident Management
3 18 (32.73%) Information Security
4 17 (30.91%) Cyber Security
5 11 (20.00%) Change Management
6 8 (14.55%) ITIL
7 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
7 7 (12.73%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (7.27%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.45%) Information Governance
10 3 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.45%) Security Management
10 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.64%) Project Management
11 2 (3.64%) Computer Forensics
11 2 (3.64%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C#
1 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.82%) Perl
1 1 (1.82%) SQL
1 1 (1.82%) VBScript
1 1 (1.82%) Python
1 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) CEH
2 20 (36.36%) GIAC
3 6 (10.91%) CISSP
4 5 (9.09%) CISM
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
5 4 (7.27%) CISA
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (34.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (23.64%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Snort
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) ArcSight
2 3 (5.45%) Citrix
3 1 (1.82%) Juniper
3 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Sourcefire
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago