The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Security Analyst
England / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 206 228
Rank change year-on-year -25 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 47 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.57% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.58% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 16
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -28.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £28,300 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  

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 6604 5498 6171
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.65% 97.72% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5400 4661 5042
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%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the North West

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in the North West

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in the North West

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 Security Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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 -16 29 £50,000 +25.00%
Cheshire - 15 £57,500 -
Lancashire +3 3 £45,000 +40.62% 2
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 66 (76.74%) Information Security
2 40 (46.51%) CISSP
3 32 (37.21%) CISA
4 31 (36.05%) Management Information System
5 29 (33.72%) Finance
6 28 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (29.07%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (23.26%) Degree
8 20 (23.26%) Firewall
9 19 (22.09%) Process Improvement
9 19 (22.09%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (20.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 17 (19.77%) Computer Science
11 17 (19.77%) CISM
12 16 (18.60%) Data Security
13 15 (17.44%) Security Operations
14 13 (15.12%) Identity Management
14 13 (15.12%) Legal
14 13 (15.12%) Security+ Certification
14 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (15.12%) CNA
14 13 (15.12%) CNE
14 13 (15.12%) Novell Certification
14 13 (15.12%) MCSE
14 13 (15.12%) CompTIA Security+
14 13 (15.12%) Virtual Team
15 12 (13.95%) Customer Engagement
15 12 (13.95%) Cisco
15 12 (13.95%) Retail
15 12 (13.95%) Network Security

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) Firewall
2 12 (13.95%) Network Security
3 5 (5.81%) Internet
4 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.49%) OSPF
4 3 (3.49%) VPN
4 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.33%) LAN
5 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.33%) VoIP
5 2 (2.33%) WAN
6 1 (1.16%) Broadband
6 1 (1.16%) DMZ
6 1 (1.16%) IPsec
6 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Big Data
1 2 (2.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.16%) GIS
General
1 29 (33.72%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Legal
3 12 (13.95%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Law
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.05%) Management Information System
2 19 (22.09%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (19.77%) Computer Science
4 13 (15.12%) Virtual Team
5 5 (5.81%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (5.81%) Smart Energy
5 5 (5.81%) Smart Meter
6 4 (4.65%) CESG
7 3 (3.49%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.33%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.33%) Social Media
9 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.16%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Unix
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (76.74%) Information Security
2 25 (29.07%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (22.09%) Process Improvement
4 18 (20.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (18.60%) Data Security
6 15 (17.44%) Security Operations
7 13 (15.12%) Identity Management
8 12 (13.95%) Customer Engagement
9 10 (11.63%) Data Protection
9 10 (11.63%) ITIL
9 10 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (10.47%) Analytics
10 9 (10.47%) Human Factors
10 9 (10.47%) Physics
10 9 (10.47%) Security Monitoring
11 8 (9.30%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.30%) Threat Intelligence
12 7 (8.14%) SIEM
13 6 (6.98%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) C
1 2 (2.33%) C++
1 2 (2.33%) Java
1 2 (2.33%) Python
1 2 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (46.51%) CISSP
2 32 (37.21%) CISA
3 20 (23.26%) Degree
4 17 (19.77%) CISM
5 13 (15.12%) CNA
5 13 (15.12%) CNE
5 13 (15.12%) CompTIA Security+
5 13 (15.12%) MCSE
5 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (15.12%) Novell Certification
5 13 (15.12%) Security+ Certification
6 9 (10.47%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (9.30%) GCFA
7 8 (9.30%) GCIH
7 8 (9.30%) GREM
7 8 (9.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 7 (8.14%) CISMP
9 5 (5.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 2 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (32.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.47%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (4.65%) GDPR
5 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
6 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (2.33%) QA
7 1 (1.16%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.16%) SLA
7 1 (1.16%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.33%) Nessus
2 2 (2.33%) Nexpose
2 2 (2.33%) Nmap
2 2 (2.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Cisco
2 11 (12.79%) Citrix
3 9 (10.47%) VMware
4 3 (3.49%) HP
4 3 (3.49%) Palo Alto
4 3 (3.49%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.33%) Apple
5 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.33%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.33%) Intel
5 2 (2.33%) McAfee
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.33%) NetWitness
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) Qualys
5 2 (2.33%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) Splunk
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