Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 338 340
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +28
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 37 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 22
North West median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.67% +50.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £52,000 £47,500 £58,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12799 11927 12584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10256 10029 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Manchester -14 17 £50,000 +33.33%
Cheshire - 10 £42,750 -
Lancashire +7 8 £32,500 -18.75%
Merseyside - 2 £40,000 -
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 37 (100.00%) Information Security
2 31 (83.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (70.27%) CISA
4 22 (59.46%) CISM
5 21 (56.76%) CISSP
6 14 (37.84%) Project Management
6 14 (37.84%) Data Security
6 14 (37.84%) Data Analytics
6 14 (37.84%) Analytics
7 13 (35.14%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (35.14%) Legal
8 12 (32.43%) Smart Meter
8 12 (32.43%) Smart Energy
9 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 10 (27.03%) Matrix Organization
9 10 (27.03%) Degree
9 10 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (27.03%) Security Management
10 9 (24.32%) Information Security Management
10 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
10 9 (24.32%) ISMS
10 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
11 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (18.92%) Finance
13 6 (16.22%) ITIL
13 6 (16.22%) CRISC
13 6 (16.22%) IT Audit
14 5 (13.51%) GDPR

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
General
1 13 (35.14%) Legal
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Smart Energy
1 12 (32.43%) Smart Meter
2 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (37.84%) Analytics
2 14 (37.84%) Data Analytics
2 14 (37.84%) Data Security
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 13 (35.14%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (27.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (27.03%) Matrix Organization
4 10 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (27.03%) Security Management
4 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (24.32%) Data Protection
5 9 (24.32%) Information Security Management
5 9 (24.32%) ISMS
5 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
6 6 (16.22%) IT Audit
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
7 5 (13.51%) Process Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) CISA
2 22 (59.46%) CISM
3 21 (56.76%) CISSP
4 10 (27.03%) Degree
5 6 (16.22%) CRISC
6 4 (10.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (5.41%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (5.41%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (83.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.51%) GDPR
3 4 (10.81%) ISO 9001
3 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 4 (10.81%) QA
4 3 (8.11%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Forcepoint
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft