Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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

Senior Security Analyst
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 348 363
Rank change year-on-year +69 +15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 81 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.10% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.10% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 78 12 0
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +20.64%

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 11,393 12,464 11,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.70% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9,203 9,984 9,959
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Analyst in the North West

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Analyst in the North West

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Security Analyst in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Manchester +76 72 £45,000 -13.46% 2
Merseyside - 5 £49,250 - 1
Cheshire +9 4 £51,250 +2.50%
Senior Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Senior 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 North West region featuring Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 76 (93.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (92.59%) Information Security
3 70 (86.42%) CISSP
4 68 (83.95%) Legal
4 68 (83.95%) SIEM
4 68 (83.95%) GDPR
5 67 (82.72%) CREST Certified
5 67 (82.72%) SANS
6 66 (81.48%) VMware
6 66 (81.48%) Cisco
6 66 (81.48%) Microsoft
6 66 (81.48%) SQL
6 66 (81.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 66 (81.48%) Network Security
6 66 (81.48%) PCI DSS
7 65 (80.25%) Web Development
7 65 (80.25%) Windows
7 65 (80.25%) Linux
7 65 (80.25%) Business Continuity
8 64 (79.01%) Wi-Fi
8 64 (79.01%) Threat Analysis
9 63 (77.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 63 (77.78%) Finance
9 63 (77.78%) Management Information System
9 63 (77.78%) Data Protection
9 63 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
9 63 (77.78%) Risk Analysis
9 63 (77.78%) Mentoring
10 62 (76.54%) Vulnerability Management
10 62 (76.54%) VMware Infrastructure

Senior 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:

Applications
1 62 (76.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 66 (81.48%) Network Security
2 64 (79.01%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.23%) WebEx
General
1 68 (83.95%) Legal
2 63 (77.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 63 (77.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 63 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 65 (80.25%) Linux
1 65 (80.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (92.59%) Information Security
2 68 (83.95%) SIEM
3 66 (81.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 65 (80.25%) Business Continuity
4 65 (80.25%) Web Development
5 64 (79.01%) Threat Analysis
6 63 (77.78%) Data Protection
6 63 (77.78%) Mentoring
6 63 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
6 63 (77.78%) Risk Analysis
7 62 (76.54%) Due Diligence
7 62 (76.54%) Scenario Testing
7 62 (76.54%) Vulnerability Management
8 38 (46.91%) IT Strategy
9 4 (4.94%) Data Privacy
10 3 (3.70%) Security Management
10 3 (3.70%) Security Operations
11 2 (2.47%) Digital Forensics
11 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
11 2 (2.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 66 (81.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (86.42%) CISSP
2 67 (82.72%) CREST Certified
2 67 (82.72%) SANS
3 5 (6.17%) CISM
4 2 (2.47%) CISA
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) GIAC
4 2 (2.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) CEH
5 1 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (93.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (83.95%) GDPR
3 66 (81.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 62 (76.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 66 (81.48%) Cisco
1 66 (81.48%) Microsoft
1 66 (81.48%) VMware