Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 263 246
Rank change year-on-year +139 -17 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 151 14 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.30% 0.19% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 0.20% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 142 12 29
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £46,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.74% +16.88% -11.11%
10th Percentile £38,312 £27,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £50,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.56%

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 6,347 7,156 7,355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 97.07% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5,331 5,967 6,309
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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 - 3 £35,000 -
Oldham - 1 £45,000 -
Security Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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.

1 145 (96.03%) Information Security
2 131 (86.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 118 (78.15%) GDPR
4 114 (75.50%) SIEM
4 114 (75.50%) CISSP
5 113 (74.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 110 (72.85%) Management Information System
7 108 (71.52%) PCI DSS
8 107 (70.86%) Network Security
8 107 (70.86%) Business Continuity
8 107 (70.86%) Windows
8 107 (70.86%) Linux
9 106 (70.20%) Finance
9 106 (70.20%) SANS
10 105 (69.54%) Data Protection
11 104 (68.87%) Penetration Testing
11 104 (68.87%) VMware
11 104 (68.87%) Cisco
11 104 (68.87%) Microsoft
11 104 (68.87%) CREST Certified
11 104 (68.87%) Mentoring
12 103 (68.21%) Due Diligence
12 103 (68.21%) Legal
12 103 (68.21%) Wi-Fi
12 103 (68.21%) Risk Analysis
13 102 (67.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 102 (67.55%) SQL
13 102 (67.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 101 (66.89%) Threat Analysis
14 101 (66.89%) Web Development

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
1 100 (66.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.66%) Dropbox
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (70.86%) Network Security
2 103 (68.21%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (7.95%) Firewall
4 5 (3.31%) DNS
5 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.32%) DHCP
6 2 (1.32%) Internet
6 2 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.32%) LAN
6 2 (1.32%) Skype
6 2 (1.32%) WAN
6 2 (1.32%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 106 (70.20%) Finance
2 103 (68.21%) Legal
3 2 (1.32%) Advertising
3 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.32%) Electronics
3 2 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 110 (72.85%) Management Information System
2 102 (67.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) PKI
6 1 (0.66%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 107 (70.86%) Linux
1 107 (70.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.32%) Unix
2 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (96.03%) Information Security
2 114 (75.50%) SIEM
3 113 (74.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 107 (70.86%) Business Continuity
5 105 (69.54%) Data Protection
6 104 (68.87%) Mentoring
6 104 (68.87%) Penetration Testing
7 103 (68.21%) Due Diligence
7 103 (68.21%) Risk Analysis
8 101 (66.89%) Threat Analysis
8 101 (66.89%) Web Development
9 100 (66.23%) Scenario Testing
9 100 (66.23%) Vulnerability Management
10 65 (43.05%) IT Strategy
11 14 (9.27%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (3.97%) Patch Management
13 6 (3.97%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (3.31%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (3.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 102 (67.55%) SQL
2 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (75.50%) CISSP
2 106 (70.20%) SANS
3 104 (68.87%) CREST Certified
4 9 (5.96%) CISM
5 8 (5.30%) Degree
6 6 (3.97%) CISA
7 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.65%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.99%) CEH
9 3 (1.99%) CRISC
9 3 (1.99%) GIAC
10 2 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.66%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.66%) CCSP
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.66%) GCIH
11 1 (0.66%) OSCP
11 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (86.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 118 (78.15%) GDPR
3 108 (71.52%) PCI DSS
4 8 (5.30%) COBIT
5 3 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.99%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 102 (67.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.66%) Nessus
2 1 (0.66%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 104 (68.87%) Cisco
1 104 (68.87%) Microsoft
1 104 (68.87%) VMware
2 6 (3.97%) Splunk
3 5 (3.31%) AlienVault
3 5 (3.31%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.32%) McAfee
4 2 (1.32%) Symantec
5 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.66%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.66%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.66%) Google
5 1 (0.66%) Juniper
5 1 (0.66%) Kaspersky
5 1 (0.66%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle
5 1 (0.66%) Qualys
5 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.66%) Sophos
5 1 (0.66%) Tripwire