Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 93 100
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 28 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.28% 1.00% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.04% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 6
Coventry median annual salary £45,500 £41,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.30% -17.50% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,375 £38,125
90th Percentile £59,500 £55,650 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +11.84%

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 1,172 1,351 1,428
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 96.43% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1,147 1,209
Coventry median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,550 £24,400
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,000
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 24 (85.71%) CISSP
2 22 (78.57%) Information Security
3 19 (67.86%) CISM
3 19 (67.86%) PCI DSS
4 16 (57.14%) CEH
5 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (53.57%) Security Testing
5 15 (53.57%) Waterfall
5 15 (53.57%) Risk Management
5 15 (53.57%) DevOps
6 14 (50.00%) CISA
6 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (46.43%) CRISC
8 11 (39.29%) Finance
9 10 (35.71%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (35.71%) BYOD
9 10 (35.71%) IBM
10 9 (32.14%) Games
10 9 (32.14%) Back Office
10 9 (32.14%) Logistics
11 8 (28.57%) OWASP
11 8 (28.57%) Firewall
12 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 7 (25.00%) HTTP
13 6 (21.43%) GIAC
13 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
13 6 (21.43%) OSCP
14 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 5 (17.86%) HP Fortify
14 5 (17.86%) SANS

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 4 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) HTTP
3 5 (17.86%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) AppScan
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Back Office
2 9 (32.14%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) BYOD
2 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Information Security
2 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) DevOps
2 15 (53.57%) Risk Management
2 15 (53.57%) Security Testing
2 15 (53.57%) Waterfall
3 10 (35.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 9 (32.14%) Logistics
5 8 (28.57%) OWASP
6 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.86%) Source Code Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Information Assurance
10 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
10 2 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
10 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
11 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (3.57%) Ethical Hacking
11 1 (3.57%) Security Monitoring
Qualifications
1 24 (85.71%) CISSP
2 19 (67.86%) CISM
3 16 (57.14%) CEH
4 14 (50.00%) CISA
5 13 (46.43%) CRISC
6 6 (21.43%) GIAC
6 6 (21.43%) OSCP
7 5 (17.86%) SANS
8 4 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (14.29%) CCSP
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (10.71%) Degree
10 1 (3.57%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) PCI DSS
2 14 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Fortify
1 5 (17.86%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) Adobe
2 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix
2 5 (17.86%) Forcepoint
2 5 (17.86%) HP
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Qualys
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.86%) Symantec
2 5 (17.86%) Veracode
3 1 (3.57%) Remedy