The median annual salary for a Incident Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Incident Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank - 237 210
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.066% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.068% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £27,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +4.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Incident Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Incident Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Incident Analyst in the West Midlands

Incident Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Incident Analyst in the West Midlands

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Incident 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 West Midlands region featuring Incident Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
1 6 (85.71%) Malware Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Cyberthreat
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) GCIA
1 6 (85.71%) GCIH
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Malware Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
1 6 (85.71%) GCIA
1 6 (85.71%) GCIH
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA