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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 321 366 387
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 308 271 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.56% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 183 178
Median daily rate £405 £425 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £532 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £422 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +5.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.50 £28.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
43259 48103 48967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.59% 94.94% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28485 31125 31438
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1882 2044
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 +14 147 £425 -2.85% 17
South West +42 36 £391 +4.33% 6
North West +30 33 £400 -7.51% 5
South East -20 30 £375 -9.69% 8
West Midlands +5 25 £375 -18.47% 5
East of England -8 13 £283 -32.53% 4
Yorkshire +26 12 £449 +0.84% 8
East Midlands -8 9 £475 +18.75% 1
North East - 1 £375 -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 286 (49.23%) Information Security
2 223 (38.38%) Cybersecurity
3 184 (31.67%) CISSP
4 165 (28.40%) SIEM
5 163 (28.06%) Firewall
6 137 (23.58%) Finance
7 112 (19.28%) Security Operations
8 100 (17.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 87 (14.97%) Security Cleared
10 80 (13.77%) Windows
11 78 (13.43%) CISM
12 76 (13.08%) SC Cleared
13 73 (12.56%) Network Security
13 73 (12.56%) Splunk
14 72 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
15 68 (11.70%) Vulnerability Management
16 63 (10.84%) Risk Management
17 59 (10.15%) Management Information System
17 59 (10.15%) Linux
18 54 (9.29%) Intrusion Detection
18 54 (9.29%) PCI DSS
19 53 (9.12%) Banking
19 53 (9.12%) Security Operations Centre
20 52 (8.95%) ITIL
21 51 (8.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 51 (8.78%) Incident Management
22 50 (8.61%) Unix
22 50 (8.61%) WAN
23 49 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
24 48 (8.26%) CISA

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 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.69%) Confluence
2 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.34%) IIS
4 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.17%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) nginx
5 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.38%) MS Office
3 8 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.93%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.69%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.52%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.38%) Office 365
2 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 163 (28.06%) Firewall
2 73 (12.56%) Network Security
3 54 (9.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 50 (8.61%) WAN
5 46 (7.92%) TCP/IP
6 45 (7.75%) LAN
7 41 (7.06%) VPN
8 18 (3.10%) VoIP
9 14 (2.41%) HTTP
10 13 (2.24%) Internet
11 12 (2.07%) SSL
12 9 (1.55%) DNS
13 7 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.20%) Wireless
14 6 (1.03%) SAN
14 6 (1.03%) tcpdump
14 6 (1.03%) Wireshark
15 5 (0.86%) IPsec
16 4 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
16 4 (0.69%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.07%) Redis
2 10 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.20%) Big Data
3 7 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (1.03%) GIS
5 3 (0.52%) DB2
6 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.34%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.34%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.17%) MS Access
7 1 (0.17%) MySQL
7 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (1.38%) JIRA
2 4 (0.69%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.17%) AppScan
4 1 (0.17%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.17%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.17%) eCATT
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) LSMW
4 1 (0.17%) Travis CI
General
1 137 (23.58%) Finance
2 53 (9.12%) Banking
3 27 (4.65%) Retail
3 27 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.79%) Legal
5 8 (1.38%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.38%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.20%) Marketing
7 4 (0.69%) Electronics
7 4 (0.69%) Law
7 4 (0.69%) Local Government
8 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Automotive
9 2 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.96%) ELK Stack
2 12 (2.07%) Web Services
3 10 (1.72%) RESTful
4 3 (0.52%) .NET
4 3 (0.52%) SAML
5 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.17%) J2EE
5 1 (0.17%) Middleware
5 1 (0.17%) OAuth
5 1 (0.17%) OpenID
5 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.17%) REST
5 1 (0.17%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.15%) Management Information System
3 53 (9.12%) Security Operations Centre
4 37 (6.37%) Cyberthreat
5 22 (3.79%) Cyber Attack
6 18 (3.10%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.38%) PKI
9 7 (1.20%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.03%) Equities
10 6 (1.03%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
12 3 (0.52%) CESG
12 3 (0.52%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.52%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.52%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.34%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 80 (13.77%) Windows
2 59 (10.15%) Linux
3 50 (8.61%) Unix
4 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.34%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (49.23%) Information Security
2 223 (38.38%) Cybersecurity
3 165 (28.40%) SIEM
4 112 (19.28%) Security Operations
5 68 (11.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 63 (10.84%) Risk Management
7 52 (8.95%) ITIL
8 51 (8.78%) Incident Management
8 51 (8.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 49 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
10 42 (7.23%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 39 (6.71%) Business Analysis
12 34 (5.85%) Data Loss Prevention
12 34 (5.85%) Data Protection
12 34 (5.85%) Security Management
13 32 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (5.34%) PRINCE2
14 31 (5.34%) Risk Assessment
14 31 (5.34%) Security Architecture
15 25 (4.30%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (7.40%) Python
2 24 (4.13%) C#
3 18 (3.10%) Java
3 18 (3.10%) SQL
4 15 (2.58%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.55%) Perl
6 8 (1.38%) VB
7 7 (1.20%) C
8 5 (0.86%) C++
8 5 (0.86%) PHP
8 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.52%) Ruby
10 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 184 (31.67%) CISSP
2 87 (14.97%) Security Cleared
3 78 (13.43%) CISM
4 76 (13.08%) SC Cleared
5 48 (8.26%) CISA
6 34 (5.85%) SANS
7 31 (5.34%) Degree
8 27 (4.65%) CEH
9 25 (4.30%) GCIH
10 23 (3.96%) GIAC
11 16 (2.75%) GCIA
12 15 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (2.24%) CLAS
13 13 (2.24%) SSCP
14 11 (1.89%) GCFA
14 11 (1.89%) ISEB
15 10 (1.72%) CCNA
15 10 (1.72%) GSEC
16 9 (1.55%) CRISC
17 7 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (17.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (9.29%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.41%) COBIT
4 8 (1.38%) SLA
5 5 (0.86%) QA
6 4 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.52%) GPG13
7 3 (0.52%) GxP
7 3 (0.52%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 35 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.07%) BitLocker
4 7 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.03%) Snort
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 41 (7.06%) QRadar
2 24 (4.13%) Nessus
3 18 (3.10%) McAfee ePO
4 14 (2.41%) Kibana
4 14 (2.41%) logstash
5 12 (2.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (1.89%) RSA Archer
7 10 (1.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (1.38%) SCCM
9 7 (1.20%) Nmap
9 7 (1.20%) RSA enVision
10 6 (1.03%) EnCase
11 4 (0.69%) Endace
12 3 (0.52%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.52%) Nexpose
13 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (12.56%) Splunk
2 45 (7.75%) Cisco
3 40 (6.88%) Intel Security
3 40 (6.88%) LogRhythm
4 37 (6.37%) Microsoft
5 35 (6.02%) CheckPoint
6 28 (4.82%) Palo Alto
6 28 (4.82%) VMware
7 27 (4.65%) IBM
8 24 (4.13%) SAP
9 22 (3.79%) ArcSight
9 22 (3.79%) Qualys
10 20 (3.44%) Juniper
11 17 (2.93%) Apple
12 13 (2.24%) ServiceNow
12 13 (2.24%) Symantec
13 12 (2.07%) Fortinet
14 10 (1.72%) Blue Coat
14 10 (1.72%) Brocade
14 10 (1.72%) Cyber-Ark
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