The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Security Analyst
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 116 119
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 7 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 0.89% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.93% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 3
Median salary £45,000 £66,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.07% +55.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,500 £42,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £67,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1787 2266 1693
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.91% 95.53% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1751 1432
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Birmingham

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Birmingham

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
3 6 (46.15%) CEH
3 6 (46.15%) CISM
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
4 5 (38.46%) SIEM
5 4 (30.77%) OSCP
5 4 (30.77%) OWASP
5 4 (30.77%) Fiddler
5 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
5 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) GIAC
5 4 (30.77%) Office 365
5 4 (30.77%) ZAP BI
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 4 (30.77%) Skype
5 4 (30.77%) Burp Suite
5 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
5 4 (30.77%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
1 5 (38.46%) Wireshark
2 4 (30.77%) Skype
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) S/MIME
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Burp Suite
1 4 (30.77%) Fiddler
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CESG
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) SCADA
1 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) SIEM
2 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) OWASP
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (30.77%) Security Operations
2 4 (30.77%) Security Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) CEH
2 6 (46.15%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) GIAC
3 4 (30.77%) OSCP
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) GCIA
4 2 (15.38%) GCIH
5 1 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (7.69%) CISA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (53.85%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (7.69%) ISO27002
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) FireEye
2 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.69%) Clearswift
3 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
3 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.69%) Qualys
3 1 (7.69%) Rapid7
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Tripwire
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