The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Information Security Analyst
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 229 245
Rank change year-on-year -27 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 16 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 10
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -30.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5388 4656 4994
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in the North West

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Information Security Analyst in the North West

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Analyst in the North West

Information Security Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Manchester -27 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Lancashire - 3 £45,000 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £34,000 -
Information Security Analyst
England

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Information 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 North West region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (62.96%) CISSP
3 16 (59.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (44.44%) CISA
5 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
6 9 (33.33%) CISM
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (25.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 6 (22.22%) SIEM
9 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
9 5 (18.52%) Information Assurance
9 5 (18.52%) Analytics
9 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
9 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (18.52%) Security Management
9 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
9 5 (18.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 5 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (18.52%) Security Operations
10 4 (14.81%) Smart Energy
10 4 (14.81%) CISMP
10 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (14.81%) ISMS
10 4 (14.81%) Smart Meter
11 3 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
11 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
11 3 (11.11%) Data Security

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) Smart Energy
2 4 (14.81%) Smart Meter
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.70%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) SIEM
4 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
4 5 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (18.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (18.52%) Information Assurance
4 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
4 5 (18.52%) Security Management
4 5 (18.52%) Security Operations
5 4 (14.81%) ISMS
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (11.11%) Data Security
6 3 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) CISSP
2 12 (44.44%) CISA
3 9 (33.33%) CISM
4 7 (25.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 5 (18.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 4 (14.81%) CISMP
7 1 (3.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (7.41%) QA
4 1 (3.70%) GDPR
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