Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 352 350
Rank change year-on-year +120 -2 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 122 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.08% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 118 17 6
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £57,150 £52,500 £46,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% -11.54% +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 10,915 12,601 11,944
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.66% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,855 10,115 10,066
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 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +108 112 £45,000 -13.46% 1
Merseyside +13 7 £52,500 +31.25%
Cheshire +22 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Senior Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 117 (95.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 116 (95.08%) Information Security
3 110 (90.16%) CISSP
4 108 (88.52%) GDPR
5 107 (87.70%) SIEM
6 106 (86.89%) CREST Certified
6 106 (86.89%) SANS
6 106 (86.89%) Network Security
6 106 (86.89%) Legal
7 105 (86.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 105 (86.07%) PCI DSS
8 104 (85.25%) Cisco
8 104 (85.25%) Microsoft
8 104 (85.25%) SQL
8 104 (85.25%) Business Continuity
8 104 (85.25%) VMware
9 103 (84.43%) Windows
9 103 (84.43%) Linux
9 103 (84.43%) Web Development
10 102 (83.61%) Data Protection
10 102 (83.61%) Wi-Fi
10 102 (83.61%) Finance
10 102 (83.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 102 (83.61%) Threat Analysis
11 101 (82.79%) Management Information System
11 101 (82.79%) Risk Analysis
11 101 (82.79%) Penetration Testing
11 101 (82.79%) Mentoring
12 100 (81.97%) Vulnerability Management
12 100 (81.97%) 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
1 100 (81.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 106 (86.89%) Network Security
2 102 (83.61%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.64%) WebEx
General
1 106 (86.89%) Legal
2 102 (83.61%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 102 (83.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 101 (82.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.64%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 103 (84.43%) Linux
1 103 (84.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (95.08%) Information Security
2 107 (87.70%) SIEM
3 105 (86.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 104 (85.25%) Business Continuity
5 103 (84.43%) Web Development
6 102 (83.61%) Data Protection
6 102 (83.61%) Threat Analysis
7 101 (82.79%) Mentoring
7 101 (82.79%) Penetration Testing
7 101 (82.79%) Risk Analysis
8 100 (81.97%) Due Diligence
8 100 (81.97%) Scenario Testing
8 100 (81.97%) Vulnerability Management
9 60 (49.18%) IT Strategy
10 6 (4.92%) Data Privacy
11 4 (3.28%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.28%) Security Operations
12 3 (2.46%) Security Management
13 2 (1.64%) ITIL
13 2 (1.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (85.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (90.16%) CISSP
2 106 (86.89%) CREST Certified
2 106 (86.89%) SANS
3 7 (5.74%) CISM
4 3 (2.46%) CISA
4 3 (2.46%) GIAC
4 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) CEH
5 2 (1.64%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.64%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (0.82%) Degree
6 1 (0.82%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (95.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (88.52%) GDPR
3 105 (86.07%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 100 (81.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 104 (85.25%) Cisco
1 104 (85.25%) Microsoft
1 104 (85.25%) VMware