Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Security Analyst
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 62 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.06% 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Worcestershire median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.21% -0.63% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 460 507 443
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.87% 98.45% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 399 486 404
Worcestershire median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £22,200 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,450 £51,250 £50,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Worcestershire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Worcestershire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Malvern - 4 £38,500 -
Worcester 0 1 £38,500 +2.67%
Security Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Worcestershire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) GIAC
3 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Snort
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Cyberattack
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Cyberattack
1 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (40.00%) GIAC
2 2 (40.00%) SANS
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm