The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 174 176 175
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 32 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.60% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.63% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 20
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £34,200 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5038 5251 4678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.65% 94.89% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4216 4399 4077
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Analyst
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
Birmingham +22 16 £47,500 +23.37% 2
Staffordshire -4 6 £21,000 -58.00%
Warwickshire - 4 £51,000 -
Coventry -16 2 £39,952 -0.73% 5
Walsall - 2 £45,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (65.79%) Information Security
2 12 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (28.95%) PCI DSS
4 8 (21.05%) SIEM
4 8 (21.05%) Security Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Network Security
4 8 (21.05%) .NET
5 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (18.42%) Firewall
5 7 (18.42%) Degree
6 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (15.79%) Network Management
6 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
6 6 (15.79%) Business Development
6 6 (15.79%) VPLS
6 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
6 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
6 6 (15.79%) IPsec
6 6 (15.79%) Legal
6 6 (15.79%) CCSA
6 6 (15.79%) CCSE
6 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.79%) Cisco
6 6 (15.79%) CCNP
6 6 (15.79%) MPLS
6 6 (15.79%) OSPF
6 6 (15.79%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Network Security
2 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (15.79%) LAN
3 6 (15.79%) WAN
3 6 (15.79%) MPLS
3 6 (15.79%) OSPF
3 6 (15.79%) BGP
3 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
3 6 (15.79%) IPsec
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (15.79%) VPLS
4 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.79%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Information Security
2 8 (21.05%) Security Testing
2 8 (21.05%) SIEM
3 6 (15.79%) Network Management
3 6 (15.79%) Cyber Security
3 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (15.79%) Business Development
4 5 (13.16%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (10.53%) Web Development
5 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) OOP
7 2 (5.26%) OO
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.63%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (2.63%) Time Management
8 1 (2.63%) Computer Security
8 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Java
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
1 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) C
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) CCSA
2 6 (15.79%) CCSE
2 6 (15.79%) CCNP
3 5 (13.16%) CISSP
4 2 (5.26%) CISMP
4 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) CEH
5 1 (2.63%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (28.95%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.53%) COBIT
4 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Snort
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco
1 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
2 4 (10.53%) Sourcefire
3 2 (5.26%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.63%) NetIQ
4 1 (2.63%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Car, Bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £44500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £32,418 to £44,574 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £32000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £44000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago