The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 123 135
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 9 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.88% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.92% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 1
Median salary - £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +54.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.09%  

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 1871 2285 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.01% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1693 1625
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (87.50%) CISM
1 14 (87.50%) CISSP
2 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) SIEM
3 12 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
4 10 (62.50%) Security Operations
4 10 (62.50%) Information Security
5 9 (56.25%) Data Protection
5 9 (56.25%) Cyber Attack
5 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
6 8 (50.00%) ITIL V3
6 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 8 (50.00%) QRadar
6 8 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 8 (50.00%) assyst
6 8 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (50.00%) IBM
6 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
6 8 (50.00%) Service Management
7 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
8 4 (25.00%) Fiddler
8 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Wireshark

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) Skype
1 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Burp Suite
1 4 (25.00%) Fiddler
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Cyber Attack
2 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
1 13 (81.25%) SIEM
2 12 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
3 10 (62.50%) Information Security
3 10 (62.50%) Security Operations
4 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (56.25%) Data Protection
5 8 (50.00%) Digital Forensics
5 8 (50.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 8 (50.00%) Problem Management
5 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (50.00%) Service Management
6 4 (25.00%) Coaching
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) OWASP
6 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CISM
1 14 (87.50%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CEH
3 4 (25.00%) GIAC
3 4 (25.00%) OSCP
4 1 (6.25%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) IBM
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