Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 264 216
Rank change year-on-year +59 -48 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 78 42 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.06% 0.52% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.53% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 74 35 34
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £54,250 £78,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -15.79%

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 7,078 7,883 7,100
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 97.65% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,923 6,570 6,071
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 - 1
Salford -9 3 £35,721 -
Security Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 77 (98.72%) Information Security
2 66 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (71.79%) SIEM
4 54 (69.23%) CISSP
5 52 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 51 (65.38%) PCI DSS
7 49 (62.82%) Business Continuity
8 48 (61.54%) Management Information System
8 48 (61.54%) Windows
9 47 (60.26%) Linux
9 47 (60.26%) Network Security
9 47 (60.26%) SANS
9 47 (60.26%) GDPR
10 46 (58.97%) Data Protection
10 46 (58.97%) SQL
10 46 (58.97%) Microsoft
10 46 (58.97%) Legal
10 46 (58.97%) Penetration Testing
11 45 (57.69%) Cisco
11 45 (57.69%) Mentoring
11 45 (57.69%) CREST Certified
11 45 (57.69%) Due Diligence
12 44 (56.41%) Web Development
12 44 (56.41%) VMware
12 44 (56.41%) Wi-Fi
12 44 (56.41%) Finance
13 43 (55.13%) Vulnerability Management
13 43 (55.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 42 (53.85%) Scenario Testing
14 42 (53.85%) Threat Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 42 (53.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
1 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (60.26%) Network Security
2 44 (56.41%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.13%) Firewall
4 2 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.28%) Broadband
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) LAN
5 1 (1.28%) SAN
5 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
5 1 (1.28%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) GIS
1 1 (1.28%) QlikView
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 46 (58.97%) Legal
2 44 (56.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Front Office
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (61.54%) Management Information System
2 43 (55.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (61.54%) Windows
2 47 (60.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (98.72%) Information Security
2 56 (71.79%) SIEM
3 52 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (62.82%) Business Continuity
5 46 (58.97%) Data Protection
5 46 (58.97%) Penetration Testing
6 45 (57.69%) Due Diligence
6 45 (57.69%) Mentoring
7 44 (56.41%) Web Development
8 43 (55.13%) Vulnerability Management
9 42 (53.85%) Risk Analysis
9 42 (53.85%) Scenario Testing
9 42 (53.85%) Threat Analysis
10 28 (35.90%) IT Strategy
11 9 (11.54%) Information Security Management
11 9 (11.54%) Security Management
12 7 (8.97%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.41%) Business Continuity Management
13 5 (6.41%) Internal Audit
14 4 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (69.23%) CISSP
2 47 (60.26%) SANS
3 45 (57.69%) CREST Certified
4 8 (10.26%) CISM
5 5 (6.41%) Degree
6 4 (5.13%) CISA
6 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (2.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (1.28%) CEH
9 1 (1.28%) CISMP
9 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (65.38%) PCI DSS
3 47 (60.26%) GDPR
4 5 (6.41%) ISO 22301
5 4 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 42 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.28%) Nessus
1 1 (1.28%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.28%) Nmap
1 1 (1.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 46 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 45 (57.69%) Cisco
3 44 (56.41%) VMware
4 4 (5.13%) ArcSight
4 4 (5.13%) Splunk
5 3 (3.85%) AlienVault
5 3 (3.85%) Capita
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Apple
7 1 (1.28%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.28%) Intel
7 1 (1.28%) McAfee
7 1 (1.28%) NetWitness
7 1 (1.28%) Qualys
7 1 (1.28%) Sophos
7 1 (1.28%) Sun
7 1 (1.28%) Tableau