The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 168 174
Rank change year-on-year +36 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 54 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.54% 0.82% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.84% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 22
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £44,750
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 West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3427 3820 4503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.58% 98.12% 98.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2856 3240 3607
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in West Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in West Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in West Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
Leeds +28 44 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Halifax +5 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Wakefield - 1 £37,500 - 1
Wetherby - 1 £37,500 -
Security Analyst
Yorkshire

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

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 West Yorkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (55.38%) Information Security
2 30 (46.15%) Firewall
3 28 (43.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (40.00%) Network Security
5 25 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (36.92%) PCI DSS
7 23 (35.38%) Cisco
8 22 (33.85%) High Availability
9 20 (30.77%) Risk Management
9 20 (30.77%) E-Commerce
10 19 (29.23%) CISA
11 18 (27.69%) Python
11 18 (27.69%) CCNA
11 18 (27.69%) CISSP
12 17 (26.15%) CheckPoint
12 17 (26.15%) Linux
12 17 (26.15%) CISM
13 15 (23.08%) CCNP
14 14 (21.54%) CEH
14 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (20.00%) Red Hat
15 13 (20.00%) GIAC
15 13 (20.00%) VMware
16 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (13.85%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
18 8 (12.31%) Finance
19 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 7 (10.77%) IT Audit

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.54%) Force.com
1 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (46.15%) Firewall
2 26 (40.00%) Network Security
3 5 (7.69%) Internet
4 3 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.62%) SNMP
5 2 (3.08%) LAN
5 2 (3.08%) NGN
5 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.08%) WAN
6 1 (1.54%) DHCP
6 1 (1.54%) DNS
6 1 (1.54%) MPLS
6 1 (1.54%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (1.54%) SSL
6 1 (1.54%) VLAN
6 1 (1.54%) VoIP
6 1 (1.54%) VPN
6 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Windows
4 3 (4.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Information Security
2 22 (33.85%) High Availability
3 20 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 20 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 7 (10.77%) IT Audit
4 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (9.23%) SIEM
6 5 (7.69%) ITIL
6 5 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (7.69%) Security Operations
7 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.62%) Change Control
8 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.62%) Internal Audit
8 3 (4.62%) ISMS
8 3 (4.62%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.62%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (4.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (29.23%) CISA
3 18 (27.69%) CCNA
3 18 (27.69%) CISSP
4 17 (26.15%) CISM
5 15 (23.08%) CCNP
6 14 (21.54%) CEH
7 13 (20.00%) GIAC
8 4 (6.15%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (6.15%) Security+ Certification
8 4 (6.15%) SSCP
9 3 (4.62%) CISMP
9 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (4.62%) Degree
10 1 (1.54%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (43.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (36.92%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.15%) SLA
4 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.54%) GDPR
5 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.54%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.85%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Cisco
2 17 (26.15%) CheckPoint
3 13 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (20.00%) VMware
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.62%) Forcepoint
5 3 (4.62%) Splunk
6 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.54%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Posted: 15 days ago