The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / East Midlands
Rank 140 135 171
Rank change year-on-year -5 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 24 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.82% 1.01% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.03% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 13
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2832 3092 3165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.72% 97.36% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2272 2469 2576
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the East Midlands

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in the East Midlands

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in the East Midlands

Security Analyst
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Northamptonshire +33 17 £45,000 -18.18%
Lincolnshire -1 3 £34,750 +15.83%
Leicestershire -21 3 £42,500 -29.16%
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £40,000 +49.53% 3
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East Midlands region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (69.57%) CISSP
2 31 (67.39%) Information Security
3 20 (43.48%) CISM
4 15 (32.61%) SIEM
4 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 12 (26.09%) Manufacturing
5 12 (26.09%) Cisco
5 12 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (23.91%) CEH
7 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (21.74%) Degree
8 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
8 9 (19.57%) Windows
8 9 (19.57%) SCOM
9 8 (17.39%) Office 365
9 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
9 8 (17.39%) SaaS
9 8 (17.39%) Palo Alto
9 8 (17.39%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (17.39%) Oracle
9 8 (17.39%) SAP
9 8 (17.39%) Information Security Management
9 8 (17.39%) Security Management
9 8 (17.39%) CISA
9 8 (17.39%) Symantec
9 8 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (17.39%) Qualys
9 8 (17.39%) GSEC

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Office 365
1 8 (17.39%) SaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) GIS
General
1 12 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) CESG
3 4 (8.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Information Security
2 15 (32.61%) SIEM
2 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (26.09%) Risk Management
4 8 (17.39%) Information Security Management
4 8 (17.39%) Security Management
4 8 (17.39%) Security Monitoring
5 6 (13.04%) Cryptography
5 6 (13.04%) ISMS
6 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
6 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Digital Forensics
8 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
8 3 (6.52%) Patch Management
8 3 (6.52%) Physics
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.52%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (69.57%) CISSP
2 20 (43.48%) CISM
3 11 (23.91%) CEH
4 10 (21.74%) Degree
5 8 (17.39%) CISA
5 8 (17.39%) GSEC
6 4 (8.70%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (8.70%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CCNA
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CISMP
7 1 (2.17%) GPEN
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.04%) PMO
4 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Cisco
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Palo Alto
2 8 (17.39%) Qualys
2 8 (17.39%) SAP
2 8 (17.39%) Symantec
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
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