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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 365 379 397
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 288 276 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.56% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 168 170
Median daily rate £435 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £24.50 £38.84 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% +9.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £40.22 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-44.67% +13.28%
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
47525 49547 47656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.00% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31298 32087 29344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1474 1872 1909
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.06 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +2.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -8 130 £481 +6.94% 13
South East +5 49 £420 - 10
East of England +39 36 £413 +22.22% 8
South West +27 25 £358 -1.37% 8
Yorkshire +3 18 £400 +6.66% 2
North West +10 17 £468 +33.57% 3
West Midlands -32 13 £371 +14.23% 8
East Midlands -22 2 £413 +3.12% 2
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 307 (52.21%) Information Security
2 194 (32.99%) CISSP
3 150 (25.51%) Firewall
4 146 (24.83%) Finance
5 129 (21.94%) Cybersecurity
6 126 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 123 (20.92%) SIEM
8 97 (16.50%) Security Operations
8 97 (16.50%) CISM
9 92 (15.65%) Windows
9 92 (15.65%) PCI DSS
10 78 (13.27%) Vulnerability Management
11 70 (11.90%) Risk Management
12 68 (11.56%) Cisco
13 67 (11.39%) Network Security
14 62 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
15 59 (10.03%) Active Directory
15 59 (10.03%) Management Information System
16 58 (9.86%) Security Cleared
17 56 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
18 55 (9.35%) Intrusion Detection
18 55 (9.35%) Linux
19 51 (8.67%) Banking
20 49 (8.33%) Security Management
21 47 (7.99%) Security Operations Centre
22 44 (7.48%) ITIL
22 44 (7.48%) CheckPoint
23 42 (7.14%) Intel Security
23 42 (7.14%) CISA
23 42 (7.14%) SC Cleared

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 7 (1.19%) MS Exchange
1 7 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.85%) IIS
3 3 (0.51%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.17%) Apache
5 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.17%) nginx
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.70%) MS Office
3 8 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.36%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.51%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.51%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.34%) assyst
4 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.89%) Office 365
2 14 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.02%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 150 (25.51%) Firewall
2 67 (11.39%) Network Security
3 55 (9.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 31 (5.27%) TCP/IP
5 29 (4.93%) WAN
6 27 (4.59%) LAN
6 27 (4.59%) VPN
7 25 (4.25%) SSL
8 17 (2.89%) Internet
9 14 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (1.53%) tcpdump
10 9 (1.53%) Wireshark
11 8 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (1.36%) IPsec
12 7 (1.19%) SAN
13 6 (1.02%) TACACS
14 5 (0.85%) BGP
14 5 (0.85%) DNS
14 5 (0.85%) FTP
14 5 (0.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.70%) GIS
2 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.34%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.17%) DB2
4 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.17%) MS Access
4 1 (0.17%) MySQL
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.17%) Power BI
4 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (0.68%) JIRA
2 2 (0.34%) AppScan
2 2 (0.34%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.17%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.17%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.17%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 146 (24.83%) Finance
2 51 (8.67%) Banking
3 25 (4.25%) Legal
4 22 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.57%) Retail
6 7 (1.19%) Marketing
7 6 (1.02%) Law
7 6 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.85%) Local Government
9 4 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.34%) Games
10 2 (0.34%) Military
10 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.85%) .NET
2 4 (0.68%) HTML
3 3 (0.51%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.34%) SAML
4 2 (0.34%) Web Services
5 1 (0.17%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.17%) J2EE
5 1 (0.17%) JSP
5 1 (0.17%) OAuth
5 1 (0.17%) OpenID
5 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.03%) Management Information System
3 47 (7.99%) Security Operations Centre
4 41 (6.97%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (3.40%) Data Centre
6 18 (3.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 16 (2.72%) PKI
8 11 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (1.87%) RSA SecurID
9 9 (1.53%) CESG
10 7 (1.19%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (1.02%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.85%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.85%) PMI
12 5 (0.85%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.68%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.68%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (15.65%) Windows
2 55 (9.35%) Linux
3 26 (4.42%) Unix
4 20 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.02%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.51%) Solaris
11 1 (0.17%) AIX
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (52.21%) Information Security
2 129 (21.94%) Cybersecurity
3 123 (20.92%) SIEM
4 97 (16.50%) Security Operations
5 78 (13.27%) Vulnerability Management
6 70 (11.90%) Risk Management
7 56 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
8 49 (8.33%) Security Management
9 44 (7.48%) ITIL
10 39 (6.63%) Data Loss Prevention
10 39 (6.63%) Incident Management
11 37 (6.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 34 (5.78%) Project Management
12 34 (5.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 32 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (4.93%) ISMS
15 27 (4.59%) Risk Assessment
16 26 (4.42%) Data Protection
17 25 (4.25%) Kalman Filter
18 24 (4.08%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.74%) PowerShell
2 18 (3.06%) Python
3 11 (1.87%) C#
4 10 (1.70%) VB
5 9 (1.53%) SQL
6 8 (1.36%) Java
7 6 (1.02%) Perl
8 5 (0.85%) C
9 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.68%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.51%) Ruby
10 3 (0.51%) VBScript
11 1 (0.17%) PHP
11 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 194 (32.99%) CISSP
2 97 (16.50%) CISM
3 58 (9.86%) Security Cleared
4 42 (7.14%) CISA
4 42 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 33 (5.61%) Degree
6 31 (5.27%) CEH
7 26 (4.42%) SANS
8 23 (3.91%) GCIH
9 22 (3.74%) GIAC
10 17 (2.89%) GCIA
11 15 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (2.04%) GSEC
13 10 (1.70%) CRISC
14 9 (1.53%) SSCP
15 8 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
15 8 (1.36%) CISMP
15 8 (1.36%) CLAS
15 8 (1.36%) ISEB
16 7 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 92 (15.65%) PCI DSS
3 20 (3.40%) COBIT
4 17 (2.89%) SLA
5 6 (1.02%) GPG13
6 5 (0.85%) GxP
6 5 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.68%) QA
8 3 (0.51%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.17%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.17%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.17%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 59 (10.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.70%) BitLocker
4 9 (1.53%) Snort
5 4 (0.68%) ACF2
6 2 (0.34%) RACF
7 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (4.25%) QRadar
2 18 (3.06%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 18 (3.06%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (2.55%) RSA Archer
4 12 (2.04%) Nessus
5 10 (1.70%) EnCase
6 7 (1.19%) SCCM
7 5 (0.85%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.85%) Nmap
7 5 (0.85%) WSUS
8 4 (0.68%) zSecure
9 3 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.34%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.34%) IBM BigFix
10 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.34%) RSA enVision
10 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 68 (11.56%) Cisco
2 44 (7.48%) CheckPoint
3 42 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 38 (6.46%) Splunk
5 37 (6.29%) Qualys
6 33 (5.61%) Microsoft
7 30 (5.10%) ArcSight
8 26 (4.42%) Juniper
9 23 (3.91%) Cyber-Ark
10 21 (3.57%) Palo Alto
11 19 (3.23%) Blue Coat
12 18 (3.06%) SAP
13 17 (2.89%) IBM
14 16 (2.72%) F5
15 15 (2.55%) Symantec
15 15 (2.55%) VMware
16 12 (2.04%) Forcepoint
17 10 (1.70%) Rapid7
17 10 (1.70%) Sourcefire
18 8 (1.36%) ServiceNow
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