Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 198 180
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 5 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% 0.092% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.095% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £36,500 £37,500 £41,500
90th Percentile £57,250 £42,500 £46,800
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +95.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,557 4,198 3,655
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.04% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,689 3,157 3,063
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,350
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% -0.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in Birmingham

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Information Security Analyst in Birmingham

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security Analyst in Birmingham

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Information 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 Birmingham region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Security
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Nessus
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (20.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) AlienVault
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk