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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 350 354 380
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 297 288 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 163 154
Median daily rate £425 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £327 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.06% -5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £24.50 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% +9.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £45.09 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-45.65% +27.00%
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
47288 48921 46148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.81% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31099 31589 28488
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 £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 1397 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 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 -27 107 £488 +8.33% 31
South East -15 52 £409 +5.54% 7
East of England +49 37 £415 -6.47% 5
North West +21 32 £490 +11.04% 5
South West +17 31 £375 -2.59% 7
Yorkshire +17 30 £400 +6.66% 9
West Midlands -32 9 £368 -15.02% 10
East Midlands -17 3 £425 +3.97%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 308 (48.05%) Information Security
2 223 (34.79%) CISSP
3 168 (26.21%) Firewall
4 139 (21.68%) Finance
5 136 (21.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 125 (19.50%) Cybersecurity
7 119 (18.56%) SIEM
8 118 (18.41%) Security Operations
9 110 (17.16%) CISM
10 107 (16.69%) Windows
11 94 (14.66%) PCI DSS
12 79 (12.32%) Cisco
13 78 (12.17%) Vulnerability Management
14 74 (11.54%) Network Security
15 70 (10.92%) Intrusion Detection
16 65 (10.14%) Risk Management
17 64 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
18 61 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
19 60 (9.36%) Active Directory
20 59 (9.20%) Linux
20 59 (9.20%) Security Cleared
20 59 (9.20%) Penetration Testing
21 55 (8.58%) Management Information System
22 54 (8.42%) ITIL
23 53 (8.27%) CheckPoint
24 50 (7.80%) Security Management
25 46 (7.18%) Intel Security
25 46 (7.18%) Incident Management
25 46 (7.18%) Cyberthreat
26 45 (7.02%) TCP/IP

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 8 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.78%) IIS
4 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.16%) Apache
5 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (2.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.40%) MS Office
3 5 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.47%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.31%) assyst
4 2 (0.31%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.65%) Office 365
2 13 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.94%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 168 (26.21%) Firewall
2 74 (11.54%) Network Security
3 70 (10.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 45 (7.02%) TCP/IP
5 40 (6.24%) WAN
6 37 (5.77%) LAN
7 33 (5.15%) SSL
7 33 (5.15%) VPN
8 28 (4.37%) Internet
9 13 (2.03%) IPsec
10 12 (1.87%) Cisco ISE
10 12 (1.87%) tcpdump
10 12 (1.87%) Wireshark
11 10 (1.56%) SAN
12 8 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.94%) DNS
13 6 (0.94%) FTP
13 6 (0.94%) Intranet
13 6 (0.94%) TACACS
14 5 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.56%) GIS
2 2 (0.31%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.16%) Big Data
3 1 (0.16%) DB2
3 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.16%) MySQL
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (0.78%) JIRA
2 2 (0.31%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.16%) AppScan
3 1 (0.16%) Burp Suite
General
1 139 (21.68%) Finance
2 44 (6.86%) Banking
3 34 (5.30%) Legal
4 23 (3.59%) Retail
5 19 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 6 (0.94%) Law
6 6 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.94%) Marketing
7 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.62%) Electronics
9 3 (0.47%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Games
10 2 (0.31%) Local Government
10 2 (0.31%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.94%) .NET
2 4 (0.62%) HTML
3 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.31%) SAML
5 1 (0.16%) JSP
5 1 (0.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 55 (8.58%) Management Information System
4 46 (7.18%) Cyberthreat
5 25 (3.90%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.81%) RSA SecurID
7 17 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 17 (2.65%) PKI
8 15 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.56%) CESG
9 10 (1.56%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.09%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.78%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.78%) PMI
13 4 (0.62%) FMCG
13 4 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 107 (16.69%) Windows
2 59 (9.20%) Linux
3 35 (5.46%) Unix
4 20 (3.12%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.09%) Solaris
8 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.31%) AIX
10 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.31%) VMS
10 2 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (48.05%) Information Security
2 125 (19.50%) Cybersecurity
3 119 (18.56%) SIEM
4 118 (18.41%) Security Operations
5 78 (12.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 65 (10.14%) Risk Management
7 59 (9.20%) Penetration Testing
8 54 (8.42%) ITIL
9 50 (7.80%) Security Management
10 46 (7.18%) Incident Management
11 42 (6.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 39 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (5.93%) Project Management
14 35 (5.46%) Data Loss Prevention
14 35 (5.46%) Data Protection
15 34 (5.30%) Risk Assessment
16 31 (4.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 30 (4.68%) Security Architecture
18 27 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
19 26 (4.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.96%) PowerShell
2 15 (2.34%) Python
3 9 (1.40%) C#
3 9 (1.40%) SQL
4 8 (1.25%) Java
4 8 (1.25%) VB
5 7 (1.09%) Perl
6 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.47%) C
7 3 (0.47%) VBScript
8 2 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 223 (34.79%) CISSP
2 110 (17.16%) CISM
3 59 (9.20%) Security Cleared
4 44 (6.86%) CISA
5 43 (6.71%) SC Cleared
6 40 (6.24%) Degree
7 33 (5.15%) CEH
8 26 (4.06%) GCIH
8 26 (4.06%) SANS
9 20 (3.12%) GCIA
9 20 (3.12%) GIAC
10 15 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (1.56%) GSEC
12 9 (1.40%) CISMP
12 9 (1.40%) ISEB
12 9 (1.40%) SSCP
13 8 (1.25%) CRISC
13 8 (1.25%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.94%) CLAS
14 6 (0.94%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (21.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (14.66%) PCI DSS
3 22 (3.43%) COBIT
4 21 (3.28%) SLA
5 12 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.94%) ISO27002
6 6 (0.94%) QA
7 5 (0.78%) GPG13
8 3 (0.47%) GxP
8 3 (0.47%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.47%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.72%) Snort
4 9 (1.40%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.62%) ACF2
6 2 (0.31%) RACF
7 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (4.06%) QRadar
2 20 (3.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 19 (2.96%) McAfee ePO
4 18 (2.81%) EnCase
5 17 (2.65%) RSA Archer
6 12 (1.87%) Nessus
7 7 (1.09%) SCCM
8 6 (0.94%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.78%) Nmap
9 5 (0.78%) RSA Security Analytics
9 5 (0.78%) WSUS
10 4 (0.62%) zSecure
11 3 (0.47%) HP Fortify
11 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.31%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.31%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 79 (12.32%) Cisco
2 53 (8.27%) CheckPoint
3 46 (7.18%) Intel Security
4 43 (6.71%) Qualys
5 40 (6.24%) Splunk
6 35 (5.46%) Microsoft
7 32 (4.99%) ArcSight
8 30 (4.68%) Blue Coat
9 29 (4.52%) Juniper
10 27 (4.21%) Palo Alto
11 24 (3.74%) Cyber-Ark
12 23 (3.59%) F5
13 19 (2.96%) IBM
14 15 (2.34%) SAP
14 15 (2.34%) Sourcefire
14 15 (2.34%) VMware
15 14 (2.18%) Forcepoint
16 12 (1.87%) Symantec
17 11 (1.72%) Rapid7
18 9 (1.40%) Nokia
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