The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / North West
Rank 218 216 214
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 39 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.44% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 28
Median salary £46,250 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,751 £60,000 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.11% -  

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 5865 5483 6340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.72% 97.06% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4606 5110
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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 -18 24 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Merseyside +5 9 £53,573 +40.98%
Cheshire +19 6 £45,000 +32.35%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 45 (62.50%) Information Security
2 32 (44.44%) CISSP
3 30 (41.67%) Security Operations
4 25 (34.72%) CISM
5 21 (29.17%) Firewall
5 21 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 20 (27.78%) Network Security
7 18 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 17 (23.61%) Finance
8 17 (23.61%) CISMP
9 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (18.06%) ITIL
11 12 (16.67%) Cisco
12 11 (15.28%) Citrix
12 11 (15.28%) PCI DSS
12 11 (15.28%) Security Management
13 10 (13.89%) Data Protection
13 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
14 9 (12.50%) Physics
14 9 (12.50%) Human Factors
14 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (12.50%) VMware
14 9 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
15 8 (11.11%) SIEM
15 8 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
15 8 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (11.11%) Degree
16 7 (9.72%) Risk Management

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (5.56%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.17%) Firewall
2 20 (27.78%) Network Security
3 4 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.17%) OSPF
4 3 (4.17%) VPN
4 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.78%) LAN
5 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.78%) VoIP
5 2 (2.78%) WAN
6 1 (1.39%) DMZ
6 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.39%) IPsec
6 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.39%) GIS
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Advertising
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.72%) Driving Licence
4 6 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.78%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.39%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Linux
1 2 (2.78%) Unix
1 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Information Security
2 30 (41.67%) Security Operations
3 21 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (18.06%) ITIL
6 11 (15.28%) Security Management
7 10 (13.89%) Data Protection
7 10 (13.89%) Incident Management
8 9 (12.50%) Human Factors
8 9 (12.50%) Physics
8 9 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (11.11%) SIEM
10 7 (9.72%) Analytics
10 7 (9.72%) Information Security Management
10 7 (9.72%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.94%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) C
2 4 (5.56%) C++
2 4 (5.56%) Java
2 4 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (44.44%) CISSP
2 25 (34.72%) CISM
3 17 (23.61%) CISMP
4 9 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (11.11%) Degree
6 4 (5.56%) CISA
7 3 (4.17%) CLAS
8 2 (2.78%) CEH
8 2 (2.78%) CIMA
9 1 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.39%) CNA
9 1 (1.39%) CNE
9 1 (1.39%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (1.39%) GCFA
9 1 (1.39%) GCIH
9 1 (1.39%) GREM
9 1 (1.39%) MCSE
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.39%) Novell Certification
9 1 (1.39%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) PCI DSS
2 8 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.78%) Nessus
2 2 (2.78%) Nexpose
2 2 (2.78%) Nmap
2 2 (2.78%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Cisco
2 11 (15.28%) Citrix
3 9 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) SAP
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle
6 3 (4.17%) HP
6 3 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.17%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.78%) Apple
7 2 (2.78%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.78%) Intel
7 2 (2.78%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.78%) NetWitness
7 2 (2.78%) Qualys
7 2 (2.78%) Splunk
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