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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 177 191 179
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 55 30 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.56% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.59% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 39 21 52
Median salary £39,500 £33,045 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.53% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
5561 5116 5468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.93% 96.31% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4415 4271 4562
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Coventry +4 13 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Birmingham -21 13 £41,250 -23.61% 1
Staffordshire +4 8 £38,500 +102.63% 1
Shropshire -10 8 £37,500 +97.36% 2
Warwickshire +4 6 £37,500 +13.48% 1
Solihull - 4 £51,250 - 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 63 (58.88%) Information Security
2 50 (46.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (45.79%) SIEM
4 46 (42.99%) CISSP
5 34 (31.78%) PCI DSS
6 30 (28.04%) Security Operations
7 26 (24.30%) CEH
8 25 (23.36%) Firewall
9 24 (22.43%) Finance
9 24 (22.43%) CISM
10 20 (18.69%) Degree
11 17 (15.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 16 (14.95%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (14.95%) Risk Management
12 16 (14.95%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (14.95%) CCNA
13 15 (14.02%) ITIL
13 15 (14.02%) CCNP
13 15 (14.02%) SSCP
13 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
14 14 (13.08%) Unix
14 14 (13.08%) CISMP
14 14 (13.08%) Data Protection
14 14 (13.08%) Qualys
15 13 (12.15%) Security Testing
15 13 (12.15%) Network Security
15 13 (12.15%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (12.15%) CCSA
15 13 (12.15%) Windows
16 12 (11.21%) Cisco

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 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.36%) Firewall
2 13 (12.15%) Network Security
3 10 (9.35%) SSL
4 7 (6.54%) HTTP
5 6 (5.61%) VPN
6 4 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.74%) Wireless
7 3 (2.80%) DHCP
7 3 (2.80%) DNS
7 3 (2.80%) IPsec
7 3 (2.80%) LAN
7 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.80%) VLAN
7 3 (2.80%) WAN
7 3 (2.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) AppScan
1 2 (1.87%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (22.43%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) COM
1 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.48%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (7.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.74%) iPad
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.93%) BYOD
6 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Physics
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) SCADA
6 1 (0.93%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Unix
2 13 (12.15%) Windows
3 11 (10.28%) Linux
4 2 (1.87%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.88%) Information Security
2 49 (45.79%) SIEM
3 30 (28.04%) Security Operations
4 17 (15.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 16 (14.95%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (14.95%) Risk Management
6 15 (14.02%) ITIL
7 14 (13.08%) Data Protection
8 13 (12.15%) Security Testing
8 13 (12.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 12 (11.21%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (9.35%) Data Loss Prevention
11 9 (8.41%) Remediation Plan
11 9 (8.41%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.54%) Network Architecture
13 7 (6.54%) Risk Analysis
14 6 (5.61%) Information Security Management
14 6 (5.61%) ISMS
14 6 (5.61%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.80%) SQL
2 2 (1.87%) C
3 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) Perl
3 1 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (42.99%) CISSP
2 26 (24.30%) CEH
3 24 (22.43%) CISM
4 20 (18.69%) Degree
5 16 (14.95%) CCNA
5 16 (14.95%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (14.02%) CCNP
6 15 (14.02%) SSCP
7 14 (13.08%) CISMP
8 13 (12.15%) CCSA
9 9 (8.41%) CISA
9 9 (8.41%) MCSE
9 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (6.54%) GIAC
10 7 (6.54%) SANS
10 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
11 6 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
12 5 (4.67%) OSCP
13 4 (3.74%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (46.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (31.78%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.61%) COBIT
3 6 (5.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.67%) SLA
5 2 (1.87%) ISO22301
5 2 (1.87%) ISO27002
5 2 (1.87%) ISO27005
System Software
1 11 (10.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) RSA enVision
2 2 (1.87%) HP Fortify
2 2 (1.87%) Nessus
2 2 (1.87%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.93%) Nagios
3 1 (0.93%) Nmap
3 1 (0.93%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (13.08%) Qualys
2 12 (11.21%) Cisco
3 9 (8.41%) CheckPoint
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle
5 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.74%) ArcSight
6 4 (3.74%) HP
6 4 (3.74%) LogRhythm
7 3 (2.80%) IBM
7 3 (2.80%) LogLogic
7 3 (2.80%) NetWitness
7 3 (2.80%) Splunk
8 2 (1.87%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.87%) Veracode
9 1 (0.93%) Intel
9 1 (0.93%) Juniper
9 1 (0.93%) Mercator
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) Tripwire
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: bonus, gym, Pension + more
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £47k - 52k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago