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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
UK / England
Rank 349 323 378
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +55
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 234 293 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.64% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.68% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 202 159
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £370
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
39259 43355 43155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.94% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25755 27927 27633
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1348 1585 1746
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Security Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 January 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 127 £425 -5.55% 22
South East -27 30 £350 -17.64% 19
South West +29 25 £400 +14.28% 8
North West +14 14 £438 +29.62% 6
East of England -9 13 £325 -23.52% 2
West Midlands -7 12 £363 -23.28% 6
Yorkshire +8 8 £375 -17.58% 4
East Midlands +5 5 £538 +6.17%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 282 (51.74%) Information Security
2 208 (38.17%) Cybersecurity
3 160 (29.36%) SIEM
4 159 (29.17%) CISSP
5 142 (26.06%) Finance
6 138 (25.32%) Firewall
7 95 (17.43%) Security Operations
8 84 (15.41%) Windows
9 81 (14.86%) Security Cleared
10 78 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
10 78 (14.31%) CISM
11 72 (13.21%) Splunk
11 72 (13.21%) Network Security
12 71 (13.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 69 (12.66%) SC Cleared
14 68 (12.48%) Banking
15 67 (12.29%) Risk Management
16 65 (11.93%) Unix
17 62 (11.38%) Management Information System
18 61 (11.19%) Vulnerability Management
19 59 (10.83%) Incident Management
20 55 (10.09%) Linux
20 55 (10.09%) Security Monitoring
21 54 (9.91%) Degree
22 52 (9.54%) Security Operations Centre
23 51 (9.36%) Intrusion Detection
24 49 (8.99%) TCP/IP
25 44 (8.07%) CISA
25 44 (8.07%) Business Analysis
26 42 (7.71%) Penetration Testing

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 11 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.92%) Confluence
3 4 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.18%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.18%) nginx
5 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.18%) SAS
5 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (3.12%) MS Visio
2 16 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.02%) MS Office
4 8 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.75%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.73%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.18%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.92%) Office 365
2 4 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.37%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.18%) IaaS
4 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.18%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 138 (25.32%) Firewall
2 72 (13.21%) Network Security
3 51 (9.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 49 (8.99%) TCP/IP
5 42 (7.71%) VPN
6 39 (7.16%) WAN
7 37 (6.79%) LAN
8 18 (3.30%) VoIP
9 16 (2.94%) Internet
10 15 (2.75%) HTTP
11 13 (2.39%) DNS
12 10 (1.83%) Intranet
13 9 (1.65%) SSL
14 7 (1.28%) TACACS
14 7 (1.28%) Wireless
15 6 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.73%) CTI
16 4 (0.73%) DMZ
17 2 (0.37%) FTP
17 2 (0.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.20%) Redis
2 11 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.28%) Big Data
3 7 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.92%) MS Access
5 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.37%) DB2
5 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.18%) GIS
6 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.18%) MySQL
6 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.10%) JIRA
2 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.37%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.18%) AppScan
3 1 (0.18%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.18%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.18%) eCATT
3 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.18%) LSMW
3 1 (0.18%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (26.06%) Finance
2 68 (12.48%) Banking
3 26 (4.77%) Legal
3 26 (4.77%) Retail
4 25 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.55%) Automotive
7 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.55%) Law
7 3 (0.55%) Local Government
7 3 (0.55%) Marketing
7 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.37%) Advertising
8 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.22%) ELK Stack
2 13 (2.39%) Web Services
3 10 (1.83%) RESTful
4 2 (0.37%) SAML
5 1 (0.18%) .NET
5 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.18%) J2EE
5 1 (0.18%) Middleware
5 1 (0.18%) OAuth
5 1 (0.18%) OpenID
5 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.18%) REST
5 1 (0.18%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (11.38%) Management Information System
3 52 (9.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 26 (4.77%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
6 18 (3.30%) Data Centre
7 16 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 14 (2.57%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.83%) SWIFT
10 9 (1.65%) Cryptography
11 8 (1.47%) Cyber Defence
12 7 (1.28%) Reference Data
13 6 (1.10%) Equities
13 6 (1.10%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.10%) iSeries
13 6 (1.10%) Tandem
14 4 (0.73%) PKI
15 3 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
15 3 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
16 2 (0.37%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.41%) Windows
2 65 (11.93%) Unix
3 55 (10.09%) Linux
4 7 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.10%) OpenVMS
6 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) AIX
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (51.74%) Information Security
2 208 (38.17%) Cybersecurity
3 160 (29.36%) SIEM
4 95 (17.43%) Security Operations
5 67 (12.29%) Risk Management
6 61 (11.19%) Vulnerability Management
7 59 (10.83%) Incident Management
8 55 (10.09%) Security Monitoring
9 44 (8.07%) Business Analysis
10 42 (7.71%) Penetration Testing
11 41 (7.52%) ITIL
11 41 (7.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 31 (5.69%) Risk Assessment
12 31 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (5.50%) Data Analysis
14 29 (5.32%) Data Protection
15 28 (5.14%) Security Architecture
15 28 (5.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 26 (4.77%) Forensic Analysis
17 25 (4.59%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.52%) Python
2 26 (4.77%) SQL
3 23 (4.22%) C#
4 17 (3.12%) Java
5 12 (2.20%) PowerShell
6 8 (1.47%) VB
7 7 (1.28%) C
7 7 (1.28%) Perl
7 7 (1.28%) PHP
8 5 (0.92%) C++
8 5 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.55%) VBA
10 1 (0.18%) Ruby
10 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 159 (29.17%) CISSP
2 81 (14.86%) Security Cleared
3 78 (14.31%) CISM
4 69 (12.66%) SC Cleared
5 54 (9.91%) Degree
6 44 (8.07%) CISA
7 30 (5.50%) CEH
8 28 (5.14%) SANS
9 24 (4.40%) GCIH
10 20 (3.67%) GIAC
11 17 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (2.94%) GCIA
13 15 (2.75%) SSCP
14 12 (2.20%) CLAS
14 12 (2.20%) GCFA
15 11 (2.02%) CCNA
15 11 (2.02%) CISMP
16 9 (1.65%) CCSA
16 9 (1.65%) ISEB
17 7 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (13.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (6.24%) PCI DSS
3 11 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.65%) COBIT
5 6 (1.10%) SLA
6 3 (0.55%) GxP
6 3 (0.55%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (0.55%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.37%) GDPR
7 2 (0.37%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.37%) QA
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 22 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.02%) VMware ESX
4 9 (1.65%) BitLocker
5 7 (1.28%) RACF
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.18%) Snort
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (6.06%) QRadar
2 17 (3.12%) Nessus
3 14 (2.57%) Kibana
3 14 (2.57%) logstash
4 13 (2.39%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (2.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 10 (1.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (1.47%) CSIRT
7 8 (1.47%) SCCM
8 6 (1.10%) Nmap
8 6 (1.10%) RSA enVision
9 4 (0.73%) Endace
10 3 (0.55%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 3 (0.55%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (0.37%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.18%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 72 (13.21%) Splunk
2 38 (6.97%) LogRhythm
3 37 (6.79%) Cisco
4 36 (6.61%) Microsoft
5 31 (5.69%) Intel Security
5 31 (5.69%) VMware
6 27 (4.95%) CheckPoint
7 23 (4.22%) Palo Alto
8 22 (4.04%) SAP
9 19 (3.49%) IBM
10 17 (3.12%) Apple
11 16 (2.94%) Qualys
12 15 (2.75%) ArcSight
13 13 (2.39%) Juniper
13 13 (2.39%) Symantec
14 12 (2.20%) Fortinet
15 11 (2.02%) Brocade
16 9 (1.65%) F5
17 8 (1.47%) Sourcefire
18 7 (1.28%) ServiceNow
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