Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 143 167
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 26 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.85% 0.18% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.18% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 21
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.82% +83.33% -33.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,425 £18,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2929 2175 3160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2248 1869 2681
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 3 £47,500 -
Crewe - 3 - -
Runcorn - 3 £50,000 -
Security Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 20 (76.92%) CISSP
2 17 (65.38%) Data Security
3 15 (57.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (50.00%) Legal
5 13 (50.00%) Information Security
5 13 (50.00%) CISA
5 13 (50.00%) Degree
6 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
7 10 (38.46%) CISM
7 10 (38.46%) Project Management
7 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (38.46%) Data Analytics
7 10 (38.46%) Analytics
7 10 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
7 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
9 8 (30.77%) Finance
9 8 (30.77%) Security Management
9 8 (30.77%) IT Audit
10 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
10 7 (26.92%) Malware Analysis
10 7 (26.92%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (26.92%) GIAC
10 7 (26.92%) GCIH
10 7 (26.92%) Network Security
10 7 (26.92%) Information Assurance
10 7 (26.92%) Smart Meter

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Network Security
2 4 (15.38%) DHCP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) Wireless
General
1 13 (50.00%) Legal
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 7 (26.92%) Smart Meter
3 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Data Security
2 15 (57.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (50.00%) Information Security
5 12 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (38.46%) Analytics
6 10 (38.46%) Data Analytics
6 10 (38.46%) Matrix Organization
6 10 (38.46%) Project Management
6 10 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
8 8 (30.77%) IT Audit
8 8 (30.77%) Security Management
9 7 (26.92%) Digital Forensics
9 7 (26.92%) Information Assurance
9 7 (26.92%) Malware Analysis
9 7 (26.92%) Protective Monitoring
9 7 (26.92%) Security Architecture
9 7 (26.92%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) CISSP
2 13 (50.00%) CISA
2 13 (50.00%) Degree
3 10 (38.46%) CISM
4 7 (26.92%) GCIH
4 7 (26.92%) GIAC
5 6 (23.08%) CRISC
5 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) CNE
6 3 (11.54%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (11.54%) MCSE
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (11.54%) Novell Certification
6 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (15.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Capita
2 1 (3.85%) VMware