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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 195 181 182
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 30 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.66% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 15
Average salary £32,469 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.03% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,100 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +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
5449 5121 5278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.05% 94.83% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4497 4288 4433
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Shropshire - 11 £37,438 -
Coventry -9 9 £50,000 +20.75%
Staffordshire +7 5 £19,000 -9.52%
Birmingham -21 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Walsall -1 1 £26,500 -41.11%
Halesowen - 1 £20,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £21,500 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (47.37%) SIEM
2 25 (43.86%) Information Security
3 20 (35.09%) Firewall
4 15 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (26.32%) Windows
4 15 (26.32%) Cyber Security
5 13 (22.81%) UNIX
6 12 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 12 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 12 (21.05%) PCI DSS
7 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (17.54%) CEH
7 10 (17.54%) CISM
7 10 (17.54%) CISSP
8 9 (15.79%) Snort
8 9 (15.79%) Network Security
8 9 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (15.79%) SCADA
9 8 (14.04%) GIAC
9 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
10 7 (12.28%) Wireless
10 7 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (12.28%) McAfee
10 7 (12.28%) Cisco
10 7 (12.28%) ITIL
10 7 (12.28%) Computer Security
10 7 (12.28%) Wireless Security
10 7 (12.28%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) Firewall
2 15 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (15.79%) Network Security
4 7 (12.28%) Wireless Security
4 7 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (12.28%) Wireless
5 2 (3.51%) Internet
5 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (5.26%) Finance
1 3 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.79%) SCADA
3 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.75%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) SIEM
2 25 (43.86%) Information Security
3 15 (26.32%) Cyber Security
4 12 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 10 (17.54%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (14.04%) Risk Management
7 7 (12.28%) ITIL
7 7 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (12.28%) Computer Security
8 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Project Management
9 4 (7.02%) Network Architecture
10 3 (5.26%) Time Management
10 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 2 (3.51%) Change Management
11 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.51%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) CISSP
1 10 (17.54%) CISM
1 10 (17.54%) CEH
2 8 (14.04%) GIAC
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) CISA
5 1 (1.75%) EnCE
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 9 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Snort
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.75%) Nessus
2 1 (1.75%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Cisco
1 7 (12.28%) McAfee
1 7 (12.28%) ArcSight
2 3 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (3.51%) Juniper
3 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Splunk
4 1 (1.75%) Sourcefire
Halesowen
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 15 days ago