The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Senior Security Analyst
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 239 223
Rank change year-on-year +9 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 1 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.099% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.10% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +16.66%  

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 5022 5865 5572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.29% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4254 4605 4626
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%  

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Analyst in the West Midlands

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Analyst in the West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Snort
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) LogRhythm
2 3 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) CRISC
4 1 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001

Senior 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (14.29%) BYOD
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 3 (42.86%) LogRhythm
1 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto