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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 187 165 182
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 28 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 13
Average salary £38,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,800 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
4805 3968 4488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.00% 94.50% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4144 3223 3840
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 - 7 £38,000 - 1
Birmingham -22 4 £42,250 -11.05%
Shropshire - 4 £30,000 -
Coventry -19 3 £38,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £27,500 - 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 40 (49.38%) Information Security
2 38 (46.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (37.04%) PCI DSS
4 27 (33.33%) SIEM
5 22 (27.16%) Cyber Security
5 22 (27.16%) Incident Management
5 22 (27.16%) CEH
6 21 (25.93%) SCADA
6 21 (25.93%) Data Protection
7 20 (24.69%) GIAC
8 19 (23.46%) Network Architecture
9 16 (19.75%) Data Protection Act
10 15 (18.52%) Security Testing
10 15 (18.52%) Network Security
10 15 (18.52%) Snort
11 14 (17.28%) Change Management
11 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
12 11 (13.58%) Degree
13 10 (12.35%) CISSP
14 9 (11.11%) Windows
14 9 (11.11%) CISM
14 9 (11.11%) Wireshark
15 8 (9.88%) SQL
16 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 7 (8.64%) Penetration Testing
17 6 (7.41%) CCTV
17 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
17 6 (7.41%) Regular Expression
17 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (7.41%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.52%) Network Security
2 9 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 5 (6.17%) Firewall
3 5 (6.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.70%) OSPF
4 3 (3.70%) EIGRP
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.23%) BGP
5 1 (1.23%) MPLS
5 1 (1.23%) Broadband
5 1 (1.23%) LAN
5 1 (1.23%) WAN
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) IPsec
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.23%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.23%) Automotive
2 1 (1.23%) Law
2 1 (1.23%) Games
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) SCADA
2 16 (19.75%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.41%) CCTV
4 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Information Security
2 27 (33.33%) SIEM
3 22 (27.16%) Cyber Security
3 22 (27.16%) Incident Management
4 21 (25.93%) Data Protection
5 19 (23.46%) Network Architecture
6 15 (18.52%) Security Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Change Management
8 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.64%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (7.41%) ITIL
10 5 (6.17%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.17%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (4.94%) Information Governance
11 4 (4.94%) Security Management
11 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
13 2 (2.47%) Vulnerability Management
13 2 (2.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) CEH
2 20 (24.69%) GIAC
3 11 (13.58%) Degree
4 10 (12.35%) CISSP
5 9 (11.11%) CISM
6 5 (6.17%) CISA
7 3 (3.70%) VCP4
8 1 (1.23%) CCNP
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.23%) CCSE
8 1 (1.23%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (46.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (37.04%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.94%) COBIT
4 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Snort
2 2 (2.47%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (6.17%) ArcSight
2 4 (4.94%) Cisco
2 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.23%) Websense
3 1 (1.23%) Sourcefire
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago