Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Operations Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Security Operations Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 220 -
Rank change year-on-year +37 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.21% 0.042% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.044% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Birmingham median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £36,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -17.24% -27.50% +28.21%

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 3740 4551 3818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.40% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2992 3402 3191
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Security Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations Analyst in Birmingham

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Security Operations Analyst in Birmingham

Security Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (62.50%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Attack
2 5 (62.50%) QRadar
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (62.50%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (62.50%) assyst
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
2 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
2 5 (62.50%) SIEM
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) CCSA

Security Operations 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) Cyber Attack
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
1 5 (62.50%) Freedom of Information
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (100.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (62.50%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
2 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) CCSA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint