The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 - 114
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.03% - 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% - 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Median salary £57,500 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 - £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 - £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

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 1385 927 1646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.25% 96.36% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 808 1315
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 June 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
Crewe - 13 £50,750 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Security Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Finance
1 16 (76.19%) Information Security
2 15 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 15 (71.43%) Process Improvement
3 14 (66.67%) Data Security
3 14 (66.67%) CISSP
4 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (61.90%) CNA
4 13 (61.90%) CNE
4 13 (61.90%) Novell Certification
4 13 (61.90%) MCSE
4 13 (61.90%) CISA
4 13 (61.90%) Identity Management
4 13 (61.90%) Legal
4 13 (61.90%) Security+ Certification
4 13 (61.90%) Degree
4 13 (61.90%) Computer Science
4 13 (61.90%) CompTIA Security+
4 13 (61.90%) Virtual Team
5 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (57.14%) Retail
5 12 (57.14%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (14.29%) Riverbed
7 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (14.29%) Ethernet

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 3 (14.29%) OSPF
2 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) GIS
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) Legal
3 12 (57.14%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 13 (61.90%) Computer Science
2 13 (61.90%) Virtual Team
3 12 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (4.76%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Information Security
2 15 (71.43%) Process Improvement
3 14 (66.67%) Data Security
4 13 (61.90%) Identity Management
5 12 (57.14%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) Software Audit
8 1 (4.76%) Behavioural Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Compliance Audit
8 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
8 1 (4.76%) IT Audit
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (4.76%) SDLC
8 1 (4.76%) Security Management
8 1 (4.76%) Security Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) Server Hardening
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) CISSP
2 13 (61.90%) CISA
2 13 (61.90%) CNA
2 13 (61.90%) CNE
2 13 (61.90%) CompTIA Security+
2 13 (61.90%) Degree
2 13 (61.90%) MCSE
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (61.90%) Novell Certification
2 13 (61.90%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) GCFA
3 1 (4.76%) GCIH
3 1 (4.76%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) GDPR
3 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.76%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) HP
1 3 (14.29%) Palo Alto
1 3 (14.29%) Riverbed