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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 163 199 182
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 40 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.66% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 31
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £39,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.50%

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
4610 5594 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.34% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4640 4223
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire +42 10 £27,500 -40.21%
Birmingham +6 8 £44,750 -32.45% 5
Solihull - 7 £45,000 -
Coventry +17 6 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Staffordshire -2 5 £35,000 -26.31%
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 -
Shropshire -7 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 52 (60.47%) SIEM
2 43 (50.00%) Firewall
3 41 (47.67%) CISSP
4 38 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 32 (37.21%) Information Security
6 29 (33.72%) PCI DSS
7 26 (30.23%) CISM
8 25 (29.07%) Security Operations
8 25 (29.07%) Windows
9 21 (24.42%) CEH
9 21 (24.42%) Network Security
10 16 (18.60%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (18.60%) Cisco
11 15 (17.44%) Linux
12 14 (16.28%) GIAC
12 14 (16.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 13 (15.12%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (15.12%) Finance
13 13 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (15.12%) ITIL
13 13 (15.12%) CCNP
14 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
14 12 (13.95%) Qualys
14 12 (13.95%) Wireshark
14 12 (13.95%) SANS
15 11 (12.79%) DDoS Mitigation
15 11 (12.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (12.79%) Unix
16 10 (11.63%) CCNA

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (50.00%) Firewall
2 21 (24.42%) Network Security
3 12 (13.95%) Wireshark
4 5 (5.81%) Skype
4 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.49%) DHCP
6 3 (3.49%) DNS
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.33%) SSL
8 1 (1.16%) HTTP
8 1 (1.16%) IPsec
8 1 (1.16%) IPv4
8 1 (1.16%) IPv6
8 1 (1.16%) LDAP
8 1 (1.16%) OSPF
8 1 (1.16%) RIP
8 1 (1.16%) S/MIME
8 1 (1.16%) Wireless
8 1 (1.16%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) ZAP BI
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Burp Suite
1 8 (9.30%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.16%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
1 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (3.49%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.49%) iPad
5 3 (3.49%) SCADA
6 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.16%) Life Science
7 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Windows
2 15 (17.44%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) Unix
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.16%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (60.47%) SIEM
2 32 (37.21%) Information Security
3 25 (29.07%) Security Operations
4 16 (18.60%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (15.12%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (15.12%) ITIL
6 11 (12.79%) DDoS Mitigation
6 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (12.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 10 (11.63%) OWASP
8 9 (10.47%) Risk Management
8 9 (10.47%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (10.47%) Security Testing
9 8 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.98%) Presales
11 5 (5.81%) Case Management
11 5 (5.81%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.81%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (47.67%) CISSP
2 26 (30.23%) CISM
3 21 (24.42%) CEH
4 14 (16.28%) GIAC
5 13 (15.12%) CCNP
5 13 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (13.95%) SANS
7 10 (11.63%) CCNA
7 10 (11.63%) Degree
8 9 (10.47%) CISMP
9 8 (9.30%) CCSA
9 8 (9.30%) MCSE
9 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (9.30%) OSCP
9 8 (9.30%) SSCP
10 6 (6.98%) CREST Certified
11 5 (5.81%) GCIH
12 4 (4.65%) CISA
12 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
12 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (33.72%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.81%) SLA
4 4 (4.65%) COBIT
4 4 (4.65%) ISO27002
4 4 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.49%) ISO22301
5 3 (3.49%) ISO27005
6 1 (1.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) Snort
3 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) QRadar
1 3 (3.49%) RSA enVision
2 2 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.16%) Nessus
3 1 (1.16%) Nmap
Vendors
1 16 (18.60%) Cisco
2 12 (13.95%) Qualys
3 8 (9.30%) CheckPoint
3 8 (9.30%) LogRhythm
4 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.81%) ArcSight
5 5 (5.81%) Palo Alto
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle
6 4 (4.65%) Splunk
7 3 (3.49%) HP
7 3 (3.49%) LogLogic
7 3 (3.49%) NetWitness
8 2 (2.33%) CyberArk
8 2 (2.33%) FireEye
9 1 (1.16%) AlienVault
9 1 (1.16%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.16%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.16%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.16%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £44,000 to £48,000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago