Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 207 236
Rank change year-on-year +26 +29 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 85 68 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.24% 0.89% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.91% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 67 60 67
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% -3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £21,175 £30,400
90th Percentile £48,850 £68,750 £45,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +21.62% -2.63% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6655 7475 9019
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 98.08% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5624 6453 7296
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +28 77 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Wakefield - 4 £41,250 -
Halifax +22 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Security Analyst
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 60 (70.59%) Information Security
2 38 (44.71%) Firewall
2 38 (44.71%) Cisco
3 35 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (29.41%) CCNA
6 24 (28.24%) CISSP
7 23 (27.06%) Network Security
8 22 (25.88%) PCI DSS
8 22 (25.88%) Risk Management
9 21 (24.71%) Finance
10 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
11 17 (20.00%) CISA
12 16 (18.82%) CheckPoint
12 16 (18.82%) Python
13 15 (17.65%) IT Audit
13 15 (17.65%) VMware
14 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (16.47%) Security Testing
14 14 (16.47%) Linux
14 14 (16.47%) CISM
14 14 (16.47%) Proactive Monitoring
14 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (15.29%) High Availability
15 13 (15.29%) Management Information System
15 13 (15.29%) LAN
15 13 (15.29%) VPN
15 13 (15.29%) CCNP
16 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
16 12 (14.12%) Windows

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 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 38 (44.71%) Firewall
2 23 (27.06%) Network Security
3 13 (15.29%) LAN
3 13 (15.29%) VPN
4 11 (12.94%) SNMP
5 8 (9.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (5.88%) Internet
7 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.71%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.35%) VLAN
8 2 (2.35%) WAN
9 1 (1.18%) DHCP
9 1 (1.18%) DNS
9 1 (1.18%) MPLS
9 1 (1.18%) NGN
9 1 (1.18%) SSL
9 1 (1.18%) VoIP
9 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.18%) Wireless
9 1 (1.18%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Linux
2 12 (14.12%) Windows
3 9 (10.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.06%) Unix
5 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (70.59%) Information Security
2 22 (25.88%) Risk Management
3 15 (17.65%) IT Audit
4 14 (16.47%) Proactive Monitoring
4 14 (16.47%) Security Testing
4 14 (16.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 13 (15.29%) High Availability
6 12 (14.12%) Data Protection
6 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.94%) Change Control
8 10 (11.76%) SIEM
9 7 (8.24%) Information Security Management
9 7 (8.24%) ISMS
9 7 (8.24%) Security Management
10 6 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.06%) ITIL
11 5 (5.88%) Data Security
11 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.82%) Python
2 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (32.94%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (29.41%) CCNA
3 24 (28.24%) CISSP
4 17 (20.00%) CISA
5 14 (16.47%) CISM
6 13 (15.29%) CCNP
7 10 (11.76%) CEH
8 6 (7.06%) GIAC
9 5 (5.88%) CRISC
10 4 (4.71%) CCIE
10 4 (4.71%) CISMP
10 4 (4.71%) Degree
10 4 (4.71%) SANS
10 4 (4.71%) SSCP
11 3 (3.53%) CCDA
12 1 (1.18%) HNC
12 1 (1.18%) HND
12 1 (1.18%) MCSE
12 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (25.88%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.53%) ISO 9001
4 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (2.35%) GDPR
5 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.59%) vSphere
3 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) WMI
2 4 (4.71%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.71%) Nagios
2 4 (4.71%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.18%) QRadar
Vendors
1 38 (44.71%) Cisco
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.82%) CheckPoint
4 15 (17.65%) VMware
5 9 (10.59%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.88%) LogRhythm
7 4 (4.71%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.53%) McAfee
9 2 (2.35%) F5
10 1 (1.18%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.18%) HP