Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 86 93
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 24 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.81% 1.63% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.73% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 16
Coventry median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £33,045
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +43.75% -14.17%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £30,870
90th Percentile £62,300 £48,750 £54,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £39,750 £33,045
% change year-on-year +13.21% +20.29% -13.04%

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 1269 1274 1361
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.49% 94.51% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 1060 1155
Coventry median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Coventry region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (41.67%) Security Testing
4 8 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 8 (33.33%) CISSP
4 8 (33.33%) CISM
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (25.00%) HTTP
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.83%) CEH
6 5 (20.83%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Network Security
7 4 (16.67%) OWASP
7 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (12.50%) CRISC
8 3 (12.50%) OSCP
8 3 (12.50%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) RSA Archer
8 3 (12.50%) GDPR
8 3 (12.50%) GIAC
8 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
9 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
9 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) AppScan
General
1 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) BYOD
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) CESG
4 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) Security Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) OWASP
5 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) SIEM
7 2 (8.33%) Workload Management
8 1 (4.17%) Compliance Audit
8 1 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CISM
1 8 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) CEH
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) CRISC
3 3 (12.50%) GIAC
3 3 (12.50%) OSCP
4 2 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (12.50%) GDPR
4 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) RSA Archer
2 2 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.17%) HP Fortify
3 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.17%) QRadar
3 1 (4.17%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee
2 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.17%) Qualys
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk
2 1 (4.17%) Veracode
2 1 (4.17%) VMware