Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 266 220
Rank change year-on-year +103 -46 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 127 30 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.76% 0.38% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.39% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 120 25 29
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £38,187 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,000 £71,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 6,965 7,707 7,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 97.38% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5,821 6,403 6,253
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Manchester

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Manchester

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Manchester

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. 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
Wigan - 5 £35,000 -
Salford -7 2 £31,062 -
Security Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Manchester region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 123 (96.85%) Information Security
2 109 (85.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 96 (75.59%) SIEM
4 95 (74.80%) CISSP
5 94 (74.02%) GDPR
6 92 (72.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 90 (70.87%) PCI DSS
8 89 (70.08%) Network Security
8 89 (70.08%) SANS
8 89 (70.08%) Management Information System
9 88 (69.29%) Business Continuity
9 88 (69.29%) Cisco
9 88 (69.29%) Windows
9 88 (69.29%) Linux
10 87 (68.50%) Legal
10 87 (68.50%) CREST Certified
10 87 (68.50%) Data Protection
11 86 (67.72%) SQL
11 86 (67.72%) Due Diligence
12 85 (66.93%) Microsoft
12 85 (66.93%) Finance
12 85 (66.93%) VMware
12 85 (66.93%) Penetration Testing
12 85 (66.93%) Mentoring
13 84 (66.14%) Wi-Fi
13 84 (66.14%) Web Development
14 83 (65.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 82 (64.57%) Threat Analysis
15 82 (64.57%) Risk Analysis
16 81 (63.78%) VMware Infrastructure

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 81 (63.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (70.08%) Network Security
2 84 (66.14%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (7.09%) Firewall
4 4 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.57%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.79%) Broadband
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.79%) DNS
6 1 (0.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Ant
General
1 87 (68.50%) Legal
2 85 (66.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.79%) Back Office
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 89 (70.08%) Management Information System
2 83 (65.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 88 (69.29%) Linux
1 88 (69.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (96.85%) Information Security
2 96 (75.59%) SIEM
3 92 (72.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 88 (69.29%) Business Continuity
5 87 (68.50%) Data Protection
6 86 (67.72%) Due Diligence
7 85 (66.93%) Mentoring
7 85 (66.93%) Penetration Testing
8 84 (66.14%) Web Development
9 82 (64.57%) Risk Analysis
9 82 (64.57%) Threat Analysis
10 81 (63.78%) Scenario Testing
10 81 (63.78%) Vulnerability Management
11 51 (40.16%) IT Strategy
12 8 (6.30%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (5.51%) Information Security Management
13 7 (5.51%) Security Management
14 5 (3.94%) Business Continuity Management
14 5 (3.94%) Internal Audit
15 4 (3.15%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 86 (67.72%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.79%) Python
2 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (74.80%) CISSP
2 89 (70.08%) SANS
3 87 (68.50%) CREST Certified
4 7 (5.51%) CISM
5 5 (3.94%) Degree
5 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.36%) CISA
8 2 (1.57%) CEH
8 2 (1.57%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.57%) GIAC
8 2 (1.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.79%) CCSP
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (85.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (74.02%) GDPR
3 90 (70.87%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.94%) ISO 22301
5 4 (3.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.57%) COBIT
6 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 81 (63.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.79%) Nessus
2 1 (0.79%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 88 (69.29%) Cisco
2 85 (66.93%) Microsoft
2 85 (66.93%) VMware
3 6 (4.72%) Splunk
4 5 (3.94%) AlienVault
4 5 (3.94%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.57%) Citrix
5 2 (1.57%) Sophos
5 2 (1.57%) Symantec
6 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.79%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.79%) Google
6 1 (0.79%) Juniper
6 1 (0.79%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.79%) McAfee
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle
6 1 (0.79%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.79%) Qualys
6 1 (0.79%) Sun
6 1 (0.79%) Tripwire