The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
North West / Cheshire
Rank 88 104 102
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 5 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 0.23% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.24% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 20
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -28.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1020 1245 1703
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 97.05% 95.48% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1062 1308
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Cheshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Cheshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £45,000 -
Security Analyst
North West

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) CISM
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (30.00%) IT Audit
3 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Cybercrime
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (30.00%) OSPF
2 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Cybercrime
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) IT Audit
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISM
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (30.00%) Riverbed