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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 206 204 201
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 38 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.48% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 6
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +52.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,450 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
5953 5221 4826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.25% 96.97% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4706 4421 4042
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +3 20 £65,000 +52.94%
Coventry +7 5 £48,750 -15.21% 2
Shropshire -7 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Staffordshire +5 2 £36,250 +31.81% 1
Warwickshire -8 1 £47,500 +1.06% 2
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 6 May 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 57 (75.00%) Information Security
2 26 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (31.58%) SIEM
4 22 (28.95%) CISSP
5 21 (27.63%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 14 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (18.42%) CEH
8 14 (18.42%) ITIL
9 13 (17.11%) Finance
9 13 (17.11%) Firewall
9 13 (17.11%) Security Operations
10 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
10 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (15.79%) Windows
10 12 (15.79%) Cisco
11 11 (14.47%) CISM
11 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
11 11 (14.47%) Security Testing
11 11 (14.47%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (11.84%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
12 9 (11.84%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (11.84%) GIAC
13 8 (10.53%) Network Security
13 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
14 7 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (9.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (9.21%) LAN

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) Network Security
3 7 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (9.21%) LAN
3 7 (9.21%) WAN
4 6 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.26%) HTTP
6 3 (3.95%) Internet
6 3 (3.95%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.32%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.32%) VPN
8 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) AppScan
2 1 (1.32%) GCC
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
3 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.47%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (11.84%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.32%) BYOD
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (75.00%) Information Security
2 24 (31.58%) SIEM
3 21 (27.63%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (18.42%) ITIL
5 13 (17.11%) Security Operations
6 11 (14.47%) Risk Management
6 11 (14.47%) Security Testing
7 9 (11.84%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (10.53%) Problem Management
9 7 (9.21%) Malware Analysis
9 7 (9.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (7.89%) Protective Monitoring
11 5 (6.58%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.58%) Internal Audit
11 5 (6.58%) Network Architecture
11 5 (6.58%) Threat Management
11 5 (6.58%) Time Management
12 4 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
1 5 (6.58%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) Python
3 3 (3.95%) C#
3 3 (3.95%) Perl
4 2 (2.63%) VB
4 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.32%) C
5 1 (1.32%) C++
5 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) CISSP
2 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.42%) CEH
4 11 (14.47%) CISM
5 9 (11.84%) GIAC
5 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.21%) CRISC
7 5 (6.58%) CISA
7 5 (6.58%) OSCP
7 5 (6.58%) SANS
8 4 (5.26%) CCNA
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.26%) SSCP
9 3 (3.95%) CCNP
9 3 (3.95%) GCFA
9 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.63%) CCSA
10 2 (2.63%) CISMP
10 2 (2.63%) GCIH
10 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.95%) ISO22301
5 2 (2.63%) BS25999
5 2 (2.63%) COBIT
6 1 (1.32%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.32%) ISO27005
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Snort
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) HP Fortify
1 2 (2.63%) Nessus
1 2 (2.63%) Nexpose
1 2 (2.63%) Proventia
1 2 (2.63%) QRadar
1 2 (2.63%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Cisco
2 5 (6.58%) HP
2 5 (6.58%) Qualys
3 4 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) Citrix
4 2 (2.63%) F5
4 2 (2.63%) IBM
4 2 (2.63%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.63%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.63%) ScanSafe
4 2 (2.63%) Splunk
4 2 (2.63%) Veracode
5 1 (1.32%) Juniper
5 1 (1.32%) Meraki
5 1 (1.32%) Nokia
5 1 (1.32%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.32%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.32%) VMware
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