The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £26,250 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 4 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.76% 1.73% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.78% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 0
Median salary £26,250 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 506 673 597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.38% 96.83% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 2939 2868
Median salary £35,571 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.63% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
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 3 months to 28 June 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
Stoke-on-Trent +16 4 £26,250 +9.37%
Security Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) RIP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) IPv4
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Life Science

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 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IPv4
1 1 (20.00%) IPv6
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) RIP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft