The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had IT Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 568 573 537
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -36
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 68 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.098% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 38
Median daily rate £425 £394 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £340 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £378 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.31% -11.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.50
IT Security Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured IT Security Analyst in the job title.

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the England region.

IT Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

IT Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the England region.

IT Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Security Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 25 £475 +15.15% 5
South West - 17 £375 - 4
North West +8 7 £425 -5.55% 1
South East +4 7 £425 +16.43% 1
Yorkshire +2 7 £425 +13.33% 3
East of England +23 4 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands -4 1 £425 -
IT Security Analyst
UK

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (44.95%) CISSP
2 41 (37.61%) Finance
3 40 (36.70%) Information Security
4 36 (33.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (30.28%) PCI DSS
6 32 (29.36%) Firewall
7 29 (26.61%) SIEM
8 25 (22.94%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (20.18%) CISM
9 22 (20.18%) Windows
10 21 (19.27%) Security Operations
11 18 (16.51%) Qualys
12 16 (14.68%) Data Loss Prevention
13 14 (12.84%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (12.84%) Cyber-Ark
13 14 (12.84%) Active Directory
14 13 (11.93%) Banking
14 13 (11.93%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (11.93%) Network Security
15 12 (11.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 12 (11.01%) Cisco
15 12 (11.01%) CISA
16 11 (10.09%) Management Information System
16 11 (10.09%) SANS
16 11 (10.09%) Splunk
17 10 (9.17%) ArcSight
17 10 (9.17%) Security Operations Centre
17 10 (9.17%) QRadar
17 10 (9.17%) Security Management
17 10 (9.17%) Project Management

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Office
2 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.42%) Office 365
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.59%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.92%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.36%) Firewall
2 13 (11.93%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (11.93%) Network Security
3 7 (6.42%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (5.50%) LAN
5 5 (4.59%) WAN
6 4 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.67%) Internet
6 4 (3.67%) SAN
6 4 (3.67%) tcpdump
6 4 (3.67%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.75%) VPN
8 2 (1.83%) SSL
8 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.92%) DNS
9 1 (0.92%) Intranet
9 1 (0.92%) IPsec
9 1 (0.92%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) AppScan
General
1 41 (37.61%) Finance
2 13 (11.93%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Advertising
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Wholesale Banking
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (7.34%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.67%) CESG
5 4 (3.67%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.83%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.92%) Fintech
8 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.92%) PKI
8 1 (0.92%) PMI
8 1 (0.92%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.92%) Statistics
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.18%) Windows
2 7 (6.42%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.50%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (36.70%) Information Security
2 29 (26.61%) SIEM
3 25 (22.94%) Vulnerability Management
4 21 (19.27%) Security Operations
5 16 (14.68%) Data Loss Prevention
6 14 (12.84%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (11.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 10 (9.17%) Project Management
8 10 (9.17%) Security Management
9 9 (8.26%) ITIL
10 8 (7.34%) Change Control
10 8 (7.34%) ISMS
10 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
10 8 (7.34%) Security Architecture
10 8 (7.34%) Threat Management
11 7 (6.42%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.42%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (6.42%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (6.42%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (6.42%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.83%) Perl
1 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.83%) Python
2 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.92%) Ruby
2 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (44.95%) CISSP
2 22 (20.18%) CISM
3 12 (11.01%) CISA
4 11 (10.09%) SANS
5 8 (7.34%) SSCP
6 7 (6.42%) Degree
7 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
7 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.67%) CISMP
9 3 (2.75%) GSEC
9 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.83%) CEH
11 1 (0.92%) GSLC
11 1 (0.92%) GSNA
11 1 (0.92%) IISP
11 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (33.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (30.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.92%) COBIT
3 1 (0.92%) GPG13
3 1 (0.92%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.92%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.92%) ISO27005
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 14 (12.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.50%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) QRadar
1 10 (9.17%) RSA Archer
2 7 (6.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (4.59%) SCCM
4 4 (3.67%) EnCase
4 4 (3.67%) Nessus
4 4 (3.67%) WSUS
5 1 (0.92%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.92%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (16.51%) Qualys
2 14 (12.84%) Cyber-Ark
3 12 (11.01%) Cisco
4 11 (10.09%) Splunk
5 10 (9.17%) ArcSight
5 10 (9.17%) IBM
6 8 (7.34%) Intel Security
7 7 (6.42%) Forcepoint
7 7 (6.42%) VMware
8 6 (5.50%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.67%) Rapid7
10 3 (2.75%) Sophos
10 3 (2.75%) Symantec
11 2 (1.83%) SAP
12 1 (0.92%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.92%) Citrix
12 1 (0.92%) Juniper
12 1 (0.92%) Oracle
12 1 (0.92%) Tripwire
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