The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 180 206 185
Rank change year-on-year +26 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 35 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.65% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.67% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 28
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £67,500 £49,400
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -  

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 4575 5932 4964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.89% 96.39% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3785 4827 4246
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Warwickshire +39 12 £40,000 -14.43%
Birmingham +4 7 £45,000 -32.07% 3
Solihull - 7 £45,000 -
Coventry +18 5 £48,500 -7.61% 1
Shropshire +4 3 - - 1
Staffordshire +7 1 £20,000 -58.33% 1
West Bromwich +1 1 £40,000 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (64.29%) SIEM
2 39 (46.43%) Firewall
2 39 (46.43%) CISSP
3 34 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 27 (32.14%) Security Operations
6 25 (29.76%) Windows
7 23 (27.38%) CISM
7 23 (27.38%) CEH
7 23 (27.38%) Information Security
8 20 (23.81%) Network Security
9 19 (22.62%) GIAC
10 18 (21.43%) Linux
11 16 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (17.86%) Wireshark
12 15 (17.86%) Cisco
13 14 (16.67%) Degree
14 13 (15.48%) Snort
14 13 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (15.48%) ITIL
14 13 (15.48%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (15.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 12 (14.29%) SANS
15 12 (14.29%) Unix
15 12 (14.29%) CCNP
16 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
16 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (13.10%) OWASP
16 11 (13.10%) ArcSight
17 10 (11.90%) Office 365

Security 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (46.43%) Firewall
2 20 (23.81%) Network Security
3 15 (17.86%) Wireshark
4 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.95%) Skype
6 3 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.38%) HTTP
7 2 (2.38%) SSL
8 1 (1.19%) IPsec
8 1 (1.19%) IPv4
8 1 (1.19%) IPv6
8 1 (1.19%) LDAP
8 1 (1.19%) OSPF
8 1 (1.19%) RIP
8 1 (1.19%) S/MIME
8 1 (1.19%) Wireless
8 1 (1.19%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Burp Suite
1 8 (9.52%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.19%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Advertising
2 1 (1.19%) Back Office
2 1 (1.19%) Games
2 1 (1.19%) Legal
2 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) .NET
1 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (11.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (7.14%) iPad
7 5 (5.95%) SCADA
8 3 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.19%) BYOD
9 1 (1.19%) CESG
9 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.19%) Life Science
9 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.76%) Windows
2 18 (21.43%) Linux
3 12 (14.29%) Unix
4 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (64.29%) SIEM
2 27 (32.14%) Security Operations
3 23 (27.38%) Information Security
4 16 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (15.48%) ITIL
5 13 (15.48%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (13.10%) OWASP
6 11 (13.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (11.90%) DDoS Mitigation
7 10 (11.90%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (11.90%) Security Testing
8 9 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 8 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.14%) Case Management
10 6 (7.14%) Presales
11 4 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (4.76%) Information Assurance
11 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) C#
1 2 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (46.43%) CISSP
2 23 (27.38%) CEH
2 23 (27.38%) CISM
3 19 (22.62%) GIAC
4 14 (16.67%) Degree
5 13 (15.48%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (14.29%) CCNP
6 12 (14.29%) SANS
7 9 (10.71%) CCNA
7 9 (10.71%) CISMP
8 8 (9.52%) CCSA
8 8 (9.52%) GCIH
8 8 (9.52%) MCSE
8 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (9.52%) SSCP
9 7 (8.33%) CREST Certified
9 7 (8.33%) OSCP
10 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
11 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
12 3 (3.57%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (40.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.14%) SLA
4 4 (4.76%) ISO27002
5 3 (3.57%) COBIT
5 3 (3.57%) ISO22301
5 3 (3.57%) ISO27005
5 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Snort
2 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) RSA enVision
2 5 (5.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (5.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.38%) QRadar
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Cisco
2 11 (13.10%) ArcSight
3 10 (11.90%) LogRhythm
3 10 (11.90%) Qualys
4 8 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 6 (7.14%) LogLogic
5 6 (7.14%) NetWitness
5 6 (7.14%) Palo Alto
6 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.76%) Splunk
8 3 (3.57%) HP
9 2 (2.38%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.38%) FireEye
9 2 (2.38%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle
10 1 (1.19%) AlienVault
10 1 (1.19%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.19%) Clearswift
10 1 (1.19%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.19%) Tripwire
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