The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 346 346 403
Rank change year-on-year
0 +57
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 304 285 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.58% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.61% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 175 139
Median daily rate £400 £426 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.99% +6.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £40.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +64.21%
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Security Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Security Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

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 Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -19 118 £425 -5.55% 45
North West +6 48 £375 +7.14% 6
South East -41 46 £400 +5.26% 12
Yorkshire +32 24 £371 - 7
South West -3 24 £378 -3.57% 5
East of England +14 20 £400 -4.53% 6
West Midlands -5 18 £375 +15.38% 1
East Midlands +9 4 £450 +20.00% 1
North East - 1 £235 - 1
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 326 (49.62%) Information Security
2 195 (29.68%) CISSP
3 139 (21.16%) Firewall
4 129 (19.63%) Finance
5 128 (19.48%) Security Operations
6 126 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 116 (17.66%) SIEM
8 108 (16.44%) Windows
9 106 (16.13%) CISM
10 96 (14.61%) Cybersecurity
11 94 (14.31%) PCI DSS
12 92 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
13 80 (12.18%) Intrusion Detection
14 77 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
15 75 (11.42%) Cisco
16 74 (11.26%) Risk Management
17 73 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
18 72 (10.96%) Network Security
19 70 (10.65%) Security Operations Centre
20 60 (9.13%) Cyberthreat
20 60 (9.13%) Management Information System
21 59 (8.98%) Security Management
22 58 (8.83%) Incident Management
23 54 (8.22%) Linux
24 53 (8.07%) Splunk
25 51 (7.76%) CheckPoint
26 50 (7.61%) Security Cleared
27 45 (6.85%) Unix
28 44 (6.70%) ArcSight
29 43 (6.54%) Data Protection

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 7 (1.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.61%) IIS
3 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (1.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.91%) MS Office
3 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.46%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.30%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.83%) Office 365
2 9 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.91%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.15%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (21.16%) Firewall
2 80 (12.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 72 (10.96%) Network Security
4 40 (6.09%) TCP/IP
5 29 (4.41%) SSL
6 27 (4.11%) WAN
7 26 (3.96%) LAN
7 26 (3.96%) VPN
8 25 (3.81%) Internet
9 16 (2.44%) HTTP
10 10 (1.52%) IPsec
11 9 (1.37%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (1.22%) Wireshark
13 7 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.07%) DNS
13 7 (1.07%) FTP
13 7 (1.07%) tcpdump
14 6 (0.91%) TACACS
15 5 (0.76%) BGP
15 5 (0.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.46%) GIS
2 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.15%) Big Data
3 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.15%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (2.13%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.76%) JIRA
3 1 (0.15%) AppScan
3 1 (0.15%) LSMW
3 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 129 (19.63%) Finance
2 39 (5.94%) Legal
3 31 (4.72%) Banking
3 31 (4.72%) Retail
4 16 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.61%) Law
8 3 (0.46%) Advertising
8 3 (0.46%) Games
8 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.30%) Automotive
9 2 (0.30%) Marketing
9 2 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.61%) .NET
2 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.46%) HTML
2 3 (0.46%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.15%) Middleware
3 1 (0.15%) SAML
3 1 (0.15%) SOAP
3 1 (0.15%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (0.15%) Web Services
3 1 (0.15%) XML
3 1 (0.15%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (10.65%) Security Operations Centre
3 60 (9.13%) Cyberthreat
3 60 (9.13%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.11%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 13 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (1.67%) PKI
7 11 (1.67%) RSA SecurID
8 10 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 9 (1.37%) CESG
10 7 (1.07%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.91%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.91%) FMCG
11 6 (0.91%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (0.76%) PMI
13 4 (0.61%) AS400
13 4 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 108 (16.44%) Windows
2 54 (8.22%) Linux
3 45 (6.85%) Unix
4 16 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.22%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.07%) Solaris
6 7 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.91%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.46%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.30%) VMS
11 1 (0.15%) AIX
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (49.62%) Information Security
2 128 (19.48%) Security Operations
3 116 (17.66%) SIEM
4 96 (14.61%) Cybersecurity
5 77 (11.72%) Vulnerability Management
6 74 (11.26%) Risk Management
7 73 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 59 (8.98%) Security Management
9 58 (8.83%) Incident Management
10 43 (6.54%) Data Protection
11 42 (6.39%) ITIL
12 36 (5.48%) Risk Assessment
13 31 (4.72%) Security Architecture
14 30 (4.57%) Project Management
15 29 (4.41%) Information Assurance
16 28 (4.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 27 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (3.81%) Information Security Management
18 25 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
19 24 (3.65%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.28%) PowerShell
1 15 (2.28%) Python
2 9 (1.37%) SQL
3 8 (1.22%) C#
3 8 (1.22%) VB
4 7 (1.07%) Java
5 6 (0.91%) Perl
6 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.46%) C
7 3 (0.46%) VBScript
8 2 (0.30%) C++
9 1 (0.15%) ABAP
9 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 195 (29.68%) CISSP
2 106 (16.13%) CISM
3 50 (7.61%) Security Cleared
4 43 (6.54%) CISA
4 43 (6.54%) Degree
5 37 (5.63%) CEH
6 34 (5.18%) SC Cleared
7 30 (4.57%) GCIA
8 26 (3.96%) GCIH
9 23 (3.50%) GIAC
9 23 (3.50%) SANS
10 17 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (2.13%) GSEC
12 9 (1.37%) SSCP
13 7 (1.07%) CCNA
14 6 (0.91%) CISMP
14 6 (0.91%) CREST Certified
14 6 (0.91%) ISEB
15 5 (0.76%) CCNP
15 5 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (14.31%) PCI DSS
3 26 (3.96%) SLA
4 25 (3.81%) COBIT
5 16 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.52%) ISO27002
7 8 (1.22%) QA
8 7 (1.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (1.07%) RMADS
9 5 (0.76%) ISO27005
10 4 (0.61%) GPG13
11 3 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.46%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.30%) GxP
13 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.15%) FIPS 140-2
13 1 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
13 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.15%) WAI
13 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.91%) BitLocker
3 6 (0.91%) Snort
4 4 (0.61%) ACF2
5 2 (0.30%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.15%) HDFS
6 1 (0.15%) RACF
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (5.48%) QRadar
2 27 (4.11%) Nessus
3 23 (3.50%) Nmap
4 16 (2.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
5 12 (1.83%) EnCase
6 7 (1.07%) RSA Archer
6 7 (1.07%) RSA Security Analytics
7 6 (0.91%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.91%) SCCM
8 5 (0.76%) OpenVAS
8 5 (0.76%) WSUS
9 4 (0.61%) zSecure
10 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.30%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.30%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.30%) IBM BigFix
10 2 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 75 (11.42%) Cisco
2 53 (8.07%) Splunk
3 51 (7.76%) CheckPoint
4 44 (6.70%) ArcSight
5 39 (5.94%) Intel Security
6 35 (5.33%) Qualys
7 27 (4.11%) F5
8 25 (3.81%) IBM
9 23 (3.50%) Blue Coat
9 23 (3.50%) Microsoft
10 21 (3.20%) Juniper
11 20 (3.04%) Palo Alto
12 17 (2.59%) Sourcefire
12 17 (2.59%) VMware
13 16 (2.44%) SAP
14 15 (2.28%) Nokia
14 15 (2.28%) Symantec
15 13 (1.98%) Cyber-Ark
16 12 (1.83%) Forcepoint
16 12 (1.83%) HP
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