The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 284 372 417
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 352 214 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.46% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 152 118
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £561 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £22.91 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.91 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.80% -
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
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 152 £425 -5.55% 36
South East +39 84 £425 +21.42% 14
East of England +13 36 £425 +13.33% 5
North West +3 22 £339 -41.08% 9
Yorkshire +1 20 £455 +13.75% 6
South West +10 19 £358 -4.66% 5
West Midlands -10 10 £470 +34.28% 3
East Midlands -3 6 £506 +26.56% 2
North East - 1 £400 - 1
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Analyst in their job title.

1 306 (49.76%) Information Security
2 150 (24.39%) CISSP
3 131 (21.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 127 (20.65%) Firewall
5 119 (19.35%) Finance
6 107 (17.40%) Windows
6 107 (17.40%) SIEM
7 101 (16.42%) Security Operations
8 99 (16.10%) Cybersecurity
9 87 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
10 82 (13.33%) CISM
11 71 (11.54%) Network Security
11 71 (11.54%) PCI DSS
12 70 (11.38%) Management Information System
13 67 (10.89%) Intrusion Detection
13 67 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
14 63 (10.24%) Cisco
15 61 (9.92%) Security Management
16 58 (9.43%) Risk Management
16 58 (9.43%) CheckPoint
16 58 (9.43%) ArcSight
17 56 (9.11%) Incident Management
18 55 (8.94%) Linux
19 54 (8.78%) Cyberthreat
20 53 (8.62%) Security Operations Centre
21 52 (8.46%) Unix
22 51 (8.29%) ITIL
23 48 (7.80%) Splunk
24 47 (7.64%) WAN
25 46 (7.48%) Security Cleared

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.65%) SAS
3 3 (0.49%) IIS
3 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 15 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 10 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.46%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.98%) MS Office
5 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.49%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.33%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.81%) Office 365
2 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.65%) PaaS
3 3 (0.49%) IaaS
3 3 (0.49%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 127 (20.65%) Firewall
2 71 (11.54%) Network Security
3 67 (10.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 47 (7.64%) WAN
5 43 (6.99%) LAN
6 37 (6.02%) TCP/IP
7 25 (4.07%) SSL
8 24 (3.90%) Internet
9 21 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (2.93%) VPN
11 15 (2.44%) HTTP
12 12 (1.95%) IPsec
12 12 (1.95%) Wireshark
13 11 (1.79%) LDAP
14 10 (1.63%) TACACS
14 10 (1.63%) Wireless
15 7 (1.14%) DNS
15 7 (1.14%) Kerberos
16 6 (0.98%) tcpdump
17 4 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.81%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.49%) Big Data
4 3 (0.49%) GIS
5 2 (0.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (2.60%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.81%) JIRA
3 3 (0.49%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.16%) AppScan
4 1 (0.16%) LSMW
4 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 119 (19.35%) Finance
2 37 (6.02%) Legal
3 30 (4.88%) Retail
4 29 (4.72%) Banking
5 16 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.46%) Advertising
7 7 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.14%) Games
8 6 (0.98%) Automotive
9 5 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.81%) Law
10 3 (0.49%) Marketing
10 3 (0.49%) Military
11 2 (0.33%) Back Office
11 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.14%) Web Services
2 5 (0.81%) SOAP
3 4 (0.65%) Regular Expression
3 4 (0.65%) SAML
3 4 (0.65%) XML
4 3 (0.49%) XML Messaging
5 2 (0.33%) .NET
5 2 (0.33%) REST
6 1 (0.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.16%) J2EE
6 1 (0.16%) Middleware
6 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.16%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.16%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 87 (14.15%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (11.38%) Management Information System
3 54 (8.78%) Cyberthreat
4 53 (8.62%) Security Operations Centre
5 30 (4.88%) Data Centre
6 16 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (2.60%) Performance Metrics
7 14 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.95%) SecurID
9 8 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.30%) PKI
9 8 (1.30%) Smart Meter
10 7 (1.14%) Statistics
11 5 (0.81%) FMCG
11 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.65%) AS400
12 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.65%) Cryptography
12 4 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.65%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 107 (17.40%) Windows
2 55 (8.94%) Linux
3 52 (8.46%) Unix
4 11 (1.79%) AIX
4 11 (1.79%) VMS
5 10 (1.63%) Solaris
6 9 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (1.30%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (49.76%) Information Security
2 107 (17.40%) SIEM
3 101 (16.42%) Security Operations
4 99 (16.10%) Cybersecurity
5 67 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
6 61 (9.92%) Security Management
7 58 (9.43%) Risk Management
8 56 (9.11%) Incident Management
9 51 (8.29%) ITIL
10 43 (6.99%) Vulnerability Management
11 38 (6.18%) Data Protection
11 38 (6.18%) Information Assurance
12 34 (5.53%) Information Security Management
13 33 (5.37%) Security Architecture
14 30 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (4.55%) Data Security
15 28 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
16 26 (4.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 23 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
18 21 (3.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.76%) SQL
2 9 (1.46%) VB
3 7 (1.14%) Java
3 7 (1.14%) Python
4 6 (0.98%) C
4 6 (0.98%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.65%) C#
6 3 (0.49%) C++
6 3 (0.49%) Perl
6 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.16%) ABAP
7 1 (0.16%) BeanShell
7 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 150 (24.39%) CISSP
2 82 (13.33%) CISM
3 46 (7.48%) Security Cleared
4 36 (5.85%) Degree
4 36 (5.85%) SC Cleared
5 27 (4.39%) GCIA
6 24 (3.90%) CEH
7 21 (3.41%) CISA
8 20 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (3.09%) GCIH
9 19 (3.09%) GIAC
10 13 (2.11%) CCNP
11 12 (1.95%) GSEC
12 11 (1.79%) CCSA
12 11 (1.79%) CCSE
13 9 (1.46%) CREST Certified
13 9 (1.46%) SANS
14 5 (0.81%) CCSP
14 5 (0.81%) CISMP
15 4 (0.65%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (21.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (11.54%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.25%) QA
4 19 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (2.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 17 (2.76%) RMADS
6 17 (2.76%) SLA
7 16 (2.60%) COBIT
8 8 (1.30%) ISO27002
9 6 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.65%) ISO27005
11 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.49%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.16%) GPG13
12 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.16%) WAI
12 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.14%) Snort
3 6 (0.98%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.49%) NDS
5 3 (0.49%) Novell eDirectory
6 2 (0.33%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) HDFS
7 1 (0.16%) IAG
Systems Management
1 28 (4.55%) Nessus
1 28 (4.55%) QRadar
2 24 (3.90%) Nmap
3 13 (2.11%) EnCase
4 8 (1.30%) RSA enVision
5 7 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.14%) RSA Security Analytics
6 6 (0.98%) ArcSight ESM
7 5 (0.81%) SmoothWall
8 4 (0.65%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.65%) OpenVAS
9 3 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.33%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 2 (0.33%) WSUS
11 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.16%) Nagios
11 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 63 (10.24%) Cisco
2 58 (9.43%) ArcSight
2 58 (9.43%) CheckPoint
3 48 (7.80%) Splunk
4 41 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 35 (5.69%) Blue Coat
6 33 (5.37%) Juniper
7 31 (5.04%) Intel Security
8 28 (4.55%) HP
9 27 (4.39%) F5
9 27 (4.39%) Qualys
10 26 (4.23%) Symantec
11 22 (3.58%) IBM
11 22 (3.58%) Nokia
12 18 (2.93%) Citrix
12 18 (2.93%) Oracle
13 17 (2.76%) Palo Alto
13 17 (2.76%) SAP
14 15 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
15 13 (2.11%) Tripwire
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