Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Shropshire 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.

Security Analyst
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 52 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 -18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 8 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.77% 2.11% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.24% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 11
Shropshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +97.37% -33.91%
10th Percentile £27,300 £36,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £46,125 £38,750 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,045
% change year-on-year +12.50% +21.05% -14.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire. 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
Shropshire
Permanent vacancies in Shropshire with a recognized job title 433 535 378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 94.02% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 321 398 271
Shropshire median annual salary £37,500 £38,063 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.48% +1.50% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £64,063 £54,125 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Shropshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Shropshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Shropshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Shropshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Shropshire 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
Telford -8 8 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Security Analyst
West Midlands

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Shropshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (62.50%) GDPR
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (62.50%) IT Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Sun
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) GSEC
3 3 (37.50%) GCIH
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) IT Strategy
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) CEH
3 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) GCIH
3 3 (37.50%) GSEC
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (62.50%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Splunk
1 3 (37.50%) Sun