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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 342 372 400
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 299 289 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 186 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £540 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £40.18 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.18 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-50.22% +13.18%
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
47082 49406 48378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31049 32107 30018
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1524 1896 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 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 +17 153 £450 +5.88% 16
South East -7 37 £425 +5.06% 16
South West +23 25 £325 -11.86% 7
North West +20 24 £400 +14.28% 1
East of England +5 22 £459 +1.94% 3
West Midlands -17 16 £400 +23.07% 7
Yorkshire +13 15 £474 +26.33% 7
East Midlands -20 7 £444 +10.93% 1
North East -24 1 £375 -1.96%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 305 (49.35%) Information Security
2 210 (33.98%) CISSP
3 181 (29.29%) Cybersecurity
4 167 (27.02%) Firewall
5 162 (26.21%) Finance
6 158 (25.57%) SIEM
7 124 (20.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 118 (19.09%) Security Operations
9 101 (16.34%) Windows
10 100 (16.18%) CISM
11 89 (14.40%) PCI DSS
12 84 (13.59%) Vulnerability Management
13 73 (11.81%) Risk Management
14 68 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
15 65 (10.52%) Security Cleared
16 62 (10.03%) Network Security
16 62 (10.03%) Banking
17 60 (9.71%) Management Information System
17 60 (9.71%) Active Directory
17 60 (9.71%) Intrusion Detection
18 59 (9.55%) Splunk
18 59 (9.55%) Cisco
19 57 (9.22%) Linux
20 49 (7.93%) SC Cleared
21 48 (7.77%) Security Operations Centre
22 47 (7.61%) Incident Management
23 46 (7.44%) Intel Security
24 45 (7.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 44 (7.12%) Penetration Testing
25 44 (7.12%) Cyberthreat

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 12 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.81%) IIS
4 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.16%) nginx
6 1 (0.16%) SAS
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.78%) MS Office
3 7 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.78%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.81%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.49%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.32%) assyst
5 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.75%) Office 365
2 14 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.97%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 167 (27.02%) Firewall
2 62 (10.03%) Network Security
3 60 (9.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 42 (6.80%) WAN
5 41 (6.63%) LAN
6 38 (6.15%) TCP/IP
7 37 (5.99%) VPN
8 16 (2.59%) SSL
9 15 (2.43%) Internet
10 14 (2.27%) Cisco ISE
11 12 (1.94%) VoIP
12 8 (1.29%) HTTP
12 8 (1.29%) tcpdump
12 8 (1.29%) Wireshark
13 7 (1.13%) IPsec
13 7 (1.13%) SAN
14 6 (0.97%) BGP
14 6 (0.97%) DNS
14 6 (0.97%) FTP
14 6 (0.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.78%) Redis
2 10 (1.62%) GIS
3 7 (1.13%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.32%) DB2
6 2 (0.32%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.16%) MS Access
7 1 (0.16%) MySQL
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.65%) JIRA
2 2 (0.32%) AppScan
2 2 (0.32%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.32%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.16%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Travis CI
General
1 162 (26.21%) Finance
2 62 (10.03%) Banking
3 23 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.91%) Legal
5 17 (2.75%) Retail
6 7 (1.13%) Law
6 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.13%) Marketing
7 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.65%) Electronics
8 4 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.65%) Local Government
9 2 (0.32%) Military
9 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
10 1 (0.16%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
10 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.91%) ELK Stack
2 10 (1.62%) Web Services
3 9 (1.46%) RESTful
4 6 (0.97%) .NET
5 4 (0.65%) HTML
6 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.49%) SAML
7 1 (0.16%) J2EE
7 1 (0.16%) JSP
7 1 (0.16%) Middleware
7 1 (0.16%) OAuth
7 1 (0.16%) OpenID
7 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.16%) REST
7 1 (0.16%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (9.71%) Management Information System
3 48 (7.77%) Security Operations Centre
4 44 (7.12%) Cyberthreat
5 24 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 18 (2.91%) Cyber Attack
6 18 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 16 (2.59%) PKI
8 12 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.46%) RSA SecurID
10 7 (1.13%) CESG
10 7 (1.13%) Computer Science
11 6 (0.97%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.65%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.65%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.65%) Thin Client
14 3 (0.49%) Equities
14 3 (0.49%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 101 (16.34%) Windows
2 57 (9.22%) Linux
3 36 (5.83%) Unix
4 19 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (2.10%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.32%) AIX
10 2 (0.32%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (49.35%) Information Security
2 181 (29.29%) Cybersecurity
3 158 (25.57%) SIEM
4 118 (19.09%) Security Operations
5 84 (13.59%) Vulnerability Management
6 73 (11.81%) Risk Management
7 47 (7.61%) Incident Management
8 45 (7.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 44 (7.12%) Penetration Testing
10 43 (6.96%) ITIL
11 39 (6.31%) Data Loss Prevention
11 39 (6.31%) Security Management
12 36 (5.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 34 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (5.02%) Data Protection
15 29 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
16 24 (3.88%) ISMS
16 24 (3.88%) Project Management
17 23 (3.72%) Change Control
17 23 (3.72%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.31%) Python
2 24 (3.88%) PowerShell
3 22 (3.56%) C#
4 19 (3.07%) Java
5 17 (2.75%) SQL
6 9 (1.46%) VB
7 8 (1.29%) Perl
8 6 (0.97%) C
9 5 (0.81%) PHP
10 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.49%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.49%) Ruby
11 3 (0.49%) VBScript
12 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 210 (33.98%) CISSP
2 100 (16.18%) CISM
3 65 (10.52%) Security Cleared
4 49 (7.93%) SC Cleared
5 39 (6.31%) CISA
6 35 (5.66%) Degree
6 35 (5.66%) SANS
7 30 (4.85%) CEH
8 25 (4.05%) GIAC
9 22 (3.56%) GCIH
10 18 (2.91%) SSCP
11 15 (2.43%) GCIA
12 11 (1.78%) CRISC
12 11 (1.78%) GSEC
13 10 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (1.46%) CESG Certified Professional
14 9 (1.46%) CISMP
14 9 (1.46%) CLAS
15 8 (1.29%) GCFA
15 8 (1.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (20.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (14.40%) PCI DSS
3 17 (2.75%) COBIT
3 17 (2.75%) SLA
4 6 (0.97%) GPG13
5 5 (0.81%) GxP
5 5 (0.81%) ISO27002
5 5 (0.81%) QA
5 5 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.62%) BitLocker
4 7 (1.13%) Snort
5 3 (0.49%) ACF2
6 2 (0.32%) RACF
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (6.47%) QRadar
2 20 (3.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 20 (3.24%) McAfee ePO
3 17 (2.75%) Nessus
4 15 (2.43%) RSA Archer
5 14 (2.27%) SCCM
6 13 (2.10%) Kibana
6 13 (2.10%) logstash
7 8 (1.29%) EnCase
8 6 (0.97%) RSA enVision
9 5 (0.81%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.81%) WSUS
10 4 (0.65%) Endace
10 4 (0.65%) Nmap
11 3 (0.49%) HP Fortify
11 3 (0.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.49%) zSecure
12 2 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 59 (9.55%) Cisco
1 59 (9.55%) Splunk
2 46 (7.44%) Intel Security
3 41 (6.63%) Microsoft
4 37 (5.99%) CheckPoint
5 35 (5.66%) Qualys
6 31 (5.02%) Palo Alto
7 28 (4.53%) IBM
8 27 (4.37%) ArcSight
9 25 (4.05%) LogRhythm
10 24 (3.88%) Cyber-Ark
10 24 (3.88%) Juniper
11 23 (3.72%) VMware
12 21 (3.40%) SAP
13 18 (2.91%) F5
14 16 (2.59%) Blue Coat
15 15 (2.43%) Symantec
16 14 (2.27%) Fortinet
17 13 (2.10%) ServiceNow
18 12 (1.94%) Sourcefire
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