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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 183 190 163
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 31 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.33% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.35% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 25
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,100 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,100 £45,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
5263 5185 4522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.74% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4363 4380 3885
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +16 15 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Coventry -6 6 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £30,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 £51,000 -
Walsall - 2 £45,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 26 (54.17%) Information Security
2 14 (29.17%) Network Security
3 13 (27.08%) Firewall
3 13 (27.08%) PCI DSS
4 12 (25.00%) CISSP
4 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (22.92%) LAN
5 11 (22.92%) WAN
5 11 (22.92%) Cisco
5 11 (22.92%) CCNP
6 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
7 9 (18.75%) MPLS
7 9 (18.75%) OSPF
7 9 (18.75%) BGP
7 9 (18.75%) EIGRP
7 9 (18.75%) IPsec
7 9 (18.75%) Legal
7 9 (18.75%) CCSA
7 9 (18.75%) CCSE
7 9 (18.75%) VPLS
7 9 (18.75%) Degree
7 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (18.75%) Network Management
7 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (16.67%) .NET
8 8 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 8 (16.67%) SIEM
9 7 (14.58%) Ethical Hacking

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Network Security
2 13 (27.08%) Firewall
3 11 (22.92%) WAN
3 11 (22.92%) LAN
4 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
5 9 (18.75%) IPsec
5 9 (18.75%) MPLS
5 9 (18.75%) OSPF
5 9 (18.75%) BGP
5 9 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (18.75%) VPLS
6 5 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.17%) VLAN
7 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 2 (4.17%) WLAN
7 2 (4.17%) DMZ
7 2 (4.17%) Internet
8 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (18.75%) Legal
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Information Security
2 9 (18.75%) Network Management
3 8 (16.67%) SIEM
3 8 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 7 (14.58%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (14.58%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Business Development
5 6 (12.50%) Cyber Security
6 5 (10.42%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (8.33%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.17%) B2B
9 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL
9 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.17%) OOP
9 2 (4.17%) OO
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
9 2 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) CISSP
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (22.92%) CCNP
3 9 (18.75%) CCSA
3 9 (18.75%) CCSE
3 9 (18.75%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) CISA
5 3 (6.25%) CCNA
6 2 (4.17%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) CCIE
6 2 (4.17%) CISMP
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CEH
7 1 (2.08%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) PCI DSS
2 12 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.42%) COBIT
4 4 (8.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Snort
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco
2 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 2 (4.17%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.08%) NetIQ
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Car, Bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago