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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 174 206 191
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 59 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 0.52% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.55% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 45 20 34
Median salary £40,000 £29,469 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.73% -37.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £19,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
5562 5495 5255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.72% 95.73% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4424 4529 4353
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 24 August 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 24 August 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 15 £46,500 -2.10% 3
Staffordshire +7 13 £37,000 +94.73%
Coventry +6 13 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Warwickshire - 7 £37,500 -
Shropshire -18 4 £37,500 +0.16% 1
Solihull +19 3 £65,000 +202.32%
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 24 August 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 59 (56.19%) Information Security
2 50 (47.62%) SIEM
3 45 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (42.86%) CISSP
4 33 (31.43%) PCI DSS
5 31 (29.52%) Security Operations
6 26 (24.76%) CEH
7 24 (22.86%) Firewall
8 22 (20.95%) CISM
9 19 (18.10%) Finance
9 19 (18.10%) Degree
10 18 (17.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 18 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (16.19%) ITIL
12 15 (14.29%) Windows
12 15 (14.29%) CCNA
12 15 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 15 (14.29%) Management Information System
12 15 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (14.29%) SSCP
12 15 (14.29%) Security Testing
13 14 (13.33%) Qualys
13 14 (13.33%) CISMP
13 14 (13.33%) CCNP
13 14 (13.33%) Cisco
13 14 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (12.38%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (12.38%) Unix
14 13 (12.38%) CCSA
15 12 (11.43%) Network Security

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 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.86%) Firewall
2 12 (11.43%) Network Security
3 10 (9.52%) SSL
4 8 (7.62%) HTTP
5 6 (5.71%) VPN
6 4 (3.81%) LAN
6 4 (3.81%) WAN
6 4 (3.81%) Wireless
7 3 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.86%) IPsec
7 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.86%) VLAN
7 3 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) AppScan
2 2 (1.90%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (18.10%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Retail
3 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (7.62%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.81%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (3.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.81%) iPad
6 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.95%) BYOD
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Unix
3 11 (10.48%) Linux
4 2 (1.90%) Kali Linux
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.19%) Information Security
2 50 (47.62%) SIEM
3 31 (29.52%) Security Operations
4 18 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (17.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 17 (16.19%) ITIL
6 15 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 15 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 14 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (12.38%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (10.48%) Data Protection
10 10 (9.52%) Data Loss Prevention
11 9 (8.57%) Remediation Plan
12 8 (7.62%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.67%) Network Architecture
13 7 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
14 6 (5.71%) Information Security Management
14 6 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (5.71%) Security Management
15 5 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.90%) Python
1 2 (1.90%) SQL
2 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.95%) C
2 1 (0.95%) Java
2 1 (0.95%) Perl
2 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (42.86%) CISSP
2 26 (24.76%) CEH
3 22 (20.95%) CISM
4 19 (18.10%) Degree
5 15 (14.29%) CCNA
5 15 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (14.29%) SSCP
6 14 (13.33%) CCNP
6 14 (13.33%) CISMP
7 13 (12.38%) CCSA
8 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 9 (8.57%) CISA
9 9 (8.57%) MCSE
9 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
10 8 (7.62%) GIAC
11 6 (5.71%) CRISC
11 6 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (5.71%) OSCP
11 6 (5.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (31.43%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.76%) COBIT
3 5 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.76%) SLA
4 2 (1.90%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.90%) ISO27002
4 2 (1.90%) ISO27005
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) HP Fortify
1 3 (2.86%) RSA enVision
1 3 (2.86%) WebInspect
2 2 (1.90%) Nessus
2 2 (1.90%) QRadar
3 1 (0.95%) Nagios
3 1 (0.95%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.95%) Proventia
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Cisco
1 14 (13.33%) Qualys
2 9 (8.57%) CheckPoint
3 6 (5.71%) Oracle
4 4 (3.81%) ArcSight
4 4 (3.81%) HP
4 4 (3.81%) IBM
4 4 (3.81%) LogRhythm
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.86%) LogLogic
5 3 (2.86%) NetWitness
5 3 (2.86%) Splunk
5 3 (2.86%) Veracode
6 2 (1.90%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix
7 1 (0.95%) F5
7 1 (0.95%) Intel
7 1 (0.95%) Juniper
7 1 (0.95%) Mercator
7 1 (0.95%) ScanSafe
Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago