Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 > Coventry
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 81 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 25 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.30% 1.54% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.60% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 7
Coventry median annual salary £45,500 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +16.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £59,500 £62,200 £52,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 1,047 1,309 1,397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.90% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1,088 1,179
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,925 £23,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Coventry

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Coventry

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Coventry over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Coventry region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (92.00%) CISSP
2 20 (80.00%) Information Security
3 19 (76.00%) PCI DSS
4 17 (68.00%) Security Testing
5 15 (60.00%) CISM
6 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (48.00%) OWASP
8 11 (44.00%) Retail
8 11 (44.00%) Risk Management
9 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (40.00%) CEH
10 9 (36.00%) CISA
10 9 (36.00%) Linux
11 8 (32.00%) BYOD
11 8 (32.00%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (28.00%) SIEM
12 7 (28.00%) HTTP
13 6 (24.00%) Windows
13 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
14 5 (20.00%) CyberArk
14 5 (20.00%) Splunk
14 5 (20.00%) DevOps
14 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
14 5 (20.00%) CRISC
14 5 (20.00%) Office 365
14 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
14 5 (20.00%) GIAC
15 4 (16.00%) GDPR
15 4 (16.00%) Degree

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Network Security
General
1 11 (44.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) BYOD
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Information Security
2 17 (68.00%) Security Testing
3 12 (48.00%) OWASP
4 11 (44.00%) Risk Management
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (28.00%) SIEM
8 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (20.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.00%) Security Operations
10 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
10 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
10 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Data Flow Diagram
11 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
11 2 (8.00%) Proactive Monitoring
11 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
11 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) CISSP
2 15 (60.00%) CISM
3 10 (40.00%) CEH
4 9 (36.00%) CISA
5 5 (20.00%) CRISC
5 5 (20.00%) GIAC
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) SANS
8 2 (8.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (76.00%) PCI DSS
2 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (16.00%) GDPR
4 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) CyberArk
1 5 (20.00%) Splunk
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe
2 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
2 3 (12.00%) Forcepoint
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm