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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 192 178 172
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 40 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.64% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.67% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 31 5
Average salary £45,500 £38,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.73% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,150 £47,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.29%
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
5435 4807 4112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.02% 96.72% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4181 3382
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,905
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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 +7 14 £65,000 +53.84%
Staffordshire +10 12 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Coventry -8 6 £55,000 +31.73% 1
Shropshire +5 2 £45,750 +52.50%
Warwickshire -26 2 £39,522 +4.00%
Dudley - 1 £42,000 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 58 (84.06%) Information Security
2 28 (40.58%) SIEM
3 20 (28.99%) Network Security
3 20 (28.99%) CISSP
4 19 (27.54%) Management Information System
5 18 (26.09%) Firewall
5 18 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (21.74%) Cisco
6 15 (21.74%) Unix
6 15 (21.74%) Windows
6 15 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (20.29%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (20.29%) Linux
8 13 (18.84%) CISM
9 12 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (17.39%) GIAC
9 12 (17.39%) Finance
9 12 (17.39%) CEH
9 12 (17.39%) PCI DSS
9 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (15.94%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (15.94%) Security Operations
10 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (14.49%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (14.49%) ITIL
12 9 (13.04%) Security Testing
13 8 (11.59%) Palo Alto
13 8 (11.59%) SANS
13 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (7.25%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.99%) Network Security
2 18 (26.09%) Firewall
3 15 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (8.70%) Wireless
6 5 (7.25%) HTTPS
6 5 (7.25%) LAN
6 5 (7.25%) WAN
6 5 (7.25%) Wireless Security
6 5 (7.25%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.35%) HTTP
7 3 (4.35%) Internet
7 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.45%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.45%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) GCC
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Regular Expression
2 3 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (14.49%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.80%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.45%) CESG
6 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Unix
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (84.06%) Information Security
2 28 (40.58%) SIEM
3 15 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (20.29%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (15.94%) Security Operations
7 10 (14.49%) ITIL
8 9 (13.04%) Security Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
10 7 (10.14%) Computer Security
10 7 (10.14%) Data Protection
10 7 (10.14%) Network Architecture
11 6 (8.70%) Computer Forensics
11 6 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (8.70%) Threat Management
11 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 5 (7.25%) Identity Access Management
12 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
12 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (7.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) Perl
2 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) CISSP
2 13 (18.84%) CISM
3 12 (17.39%) CEH
3 12 (17.39%) GIAC
4 8 (11.59%) SANS
4 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.25%) GCFA
5 5 (7.25%) SSCP
6 4 (5.80%) Degree
7 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) CRISC
8 2 (2.90%) GCIH
9 1 (1.45%) CCNA
9 1 (1.45%) CCNP
9 1 (1.45%) CISA
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.45%) CISMP
9 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) GCIA
9 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.35%) ISO22301
5 2 (2.90%) BS25999
5 2 (2.90%) COBIT
6 1 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.45%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.45%) ISO27005
6 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) Snort
3 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) QRadar
2 5 (7.25%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.80%) Nessus
4 3 (4.35%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.35%) EnCase
4 3 (4.35%) Nmap
5 1 (1.45%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.45%) Proventia
5 1 (1.45%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Cisco
2 8 (11.59%) Palo Alto
3 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
3 6 (8.70%) Intel Security
4 5 (7.25%) Splunk
5 3 (4.35%) FireEye
5 3 (4.35%) Infoblox
5 3 (4.35%) IronPort
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.35%) Remedy
5 3 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.90%) F5
6 2 (2.90%) HP
7 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.45%) Citrix
7 1 (1.45%) LogLogic
7 1 (1.45%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.45%) Meraki
7 1 (1.45%) Nokia
7 1 (1.45%) ScanSafe
West Midlands
ECS
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £45k - 52k per year
Posted: 3 days ago