Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 18 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 85 96
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 6 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.50% 2.07% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 2.12% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 25 18
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +84.21% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £41,000 £20,650
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 Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 1164 1225 1190
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.61% 98.27%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1083 1028
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,550 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Staffordshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Staffordshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Staffordshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stoke-on-Trent +17 4 £28,750 +17.35%
Tamworth - 1 £37,500 - 1
Security Analyst
West Midlands

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Staffordshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CNE
3 1 (16.67%) Novell Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) Snort
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (33.33%) Data Security
2 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CNE
3 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Novell Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
1 1 (16.67%) HIPAA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Snort