The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 152 161
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 11 55 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.30% 1.24% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.28% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 43 54
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,800 £50,000
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 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 3535 4306 4974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.84% 96.83% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3137 3572 3979
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £57,500
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 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
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 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
Leeds -15 9 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Wakefield - 2 £32,500 -
Security Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (59.26%) Information Security
2 31 (57.41%) Firewall
3 25 (46.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (35.19%) ITIL
4 19 (35.19%) CISSP
5 17 (31.48%) SSCP
5 17 (31.48%) SIEM
6 16 (29.63%) CompTIA Security+
6 16 (29.63%) Network Security
6 16 (29.63%) Security+ Certification
7 15 (27.78%) CISM
8 14 (25.93%) Degree
9 13 (24.07%) PCI DSS
9 13 (24.07%) CISA
9 13 (24.07%) Internet
10 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
10 12 (22.22%) CISMP
11 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (20.37%) Security Operations
12 10 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (16.67%) Linux
13 9 (16.67%) Finance
14 8 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (14.81%) Windows
14 8 (14.81%) CCNA
14 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 7 (12.96%) Splunk
15 7 (12.96%) Security Operations Centre
16 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
16 6 (11.11%) SLA

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:

Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (57.41%) Firewall
2 16 (29.63%) Network Security
3 13 (24.07%) Internet
4 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.85%) DNS
6 1 (1.85%) Wireless
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Advertising
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.96%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (7.41%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) iPad
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Information Security
2 19 (35.19%) ITIL
3 17 (31.48%) SIEM
4 11 (20.37%) Security Operations
5 10 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (9.26%) E-Discovery
8 4 (7.41%) Disk Encryption
8 4 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (7.41%) Security Management
8 4 (7.41%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (3.70%) Coaching
10 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.85%) ISMS
11 1 (1.85%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) CISSP
2 17 (31.48%) SSCP
3 16 (29.63%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (29.63%) Security+ Certification
4 15 (27.78%) CISM
5 14 (25.93%) Degree
6 13 (24.07%) CISA
7 12 (22.22%) CISMP
8 11 (20.37%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (14.81%) CCNA
10 4 (7.41%) CEH
10 4 (7.41%) GIAC
11 2 (3.70%) CCNP
11 2 (3.70%) RHCE
11 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (46.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (24.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (11.11%) SLA
4 4 (7.41%) ISO22301
4 4 (7.41%) ISO27002
4 4 (7.41%) ISO27005
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Splunk
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.56%) ArcSight
4 3 (5.56%) Forcepoint
4 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.70%) Juniper
5 2 (3.70%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.70%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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