The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 186 207
Rank change year-on-year -9 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 32 52 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.84% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.87% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 19
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £54,750 £58,000
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 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 4945 5959 5550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.30% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4681 4627
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the West Midlands

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in the West Midlands

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in the West Midlands

Security Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham -4 9 - - 1
Solihull - 7 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +7 4 £43,750 +29.62%
Staffordshire +6 4 £26,250 -25.00%
Coventry -6 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Shropshire +6 2 - -
Worcestershire 0 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 39 (57.35%) SIEM
2 28 (41.18%) Information Security
3 27 (39.71%) CISSP
3 27 (39.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (35.29%) Security Monitoring
5 23 (33.82%) PCI DSS
6 20 (29.41%) ITIL
6 20 (29.41%) CISM
7 18 (26.47%) Firewall
7 18 (26.47%) GIAC
7 18 (26.47%) Security Operations
7 18 (26.47%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (25.00%) Windows
9 16 (23.53%) Wireshark
9 16 (23.53%) Snort
10 14 (20.59%) ArcSight
11 13 (19.12%) Linux
12 12 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (17.65%) Degree
12 12 (17.65%) Security Testing
12 12 (17.65%) Management Information System
12 12 (17.65%) Finance
13 11 (16.18%) Service Management
13 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
13 11 (16.18%) CEH
13 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
13 11 (16.18%) LogRhythm
13 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
14 10 (14.71%) Data Protection

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) Firewall
2 16 (23.53%) Wireshark
3 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.88%) Network Security
4 4 (5.88%) Skype
5 1 (1.47%) HTTP
5 1 (1.47%) IPv4
5 1 (1.47%) IPv6
5 1 (1.47%) LDAP
5 1 (1.47%) OSPF
5 1 (1.47%) RIP
5 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Burp Suite
1 7 (10.29%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.47%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Advertising
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
2 1 (1.47%) Games
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
1 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
1 12 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.24%) Cyber Attack
3 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
3 9 (13.24%) iPad
4 8 (11.76%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (10.29%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (4.41%) SCADA
7 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.47%) BYOD
8 1 (1.47%) CESG
8 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.47%) Life Science
8 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Linux
3 9 (13.24%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) SIEM
2 28 (41.18%) Information Security
3 24 (35.29%) Security Monitoring
4 20 (29.41%) ITIL
5 18 (26.47%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (26.47%) Security Operations
6 12 (17.65%) Security Testing
7 11 (16.18%) Incident Management
7 11 (16.18%) Service Management
7 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
8 10 (14.71%) Data Protection
9 9 (13.24%) ITIL V3
9 9 (13.24%) Service Delivery
10 8 (11.76%) Digital Forensics
10 8 (11.76%) OWASP
10 8 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Problem Management
11 7 (10.29%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (10.29%) Risk Management
12 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) C#
3 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (39.71%) CISSP
2 20 (29.41%) CISM
3 18 (26.47%) GIAC
4 12 (17.65%) Degree
5 11 (16.18%) CEH
6 10 (14.71%) Security Cleared
7 9 (13.24%) GCIH
7 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
8 8 (11.76%) SANS
9 6 (8.82%) OSCP
10 3 (4.41%) CISA
10 3 (4.41%) CRISC
11 2 (2.94%) CREST Certified
12 1 (1.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (33.82%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (4.41%) SLA
4 1 (1.47%) COBIT
4 1 (1.47%) GPG13
4 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (23.53%) Snort
2 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) QRadar
1 9 (13.24%) RSA enVision
2 3 (4.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) ArcSight
2 11 (16.18%) LogRhythm
3 9 (13.24%) LogLogic
3 9 (13.24%) NetWitness
4 8 (11.76%) IBM
5 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.88%) HP
7 4 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle
9 1 (1.47%) AlienVault
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco
9 1 (1.47%) McAfee
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