The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Cybersecurity Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Analyst
UK
Rank 548 602 607
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 47 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.050% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.053% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 8
Median daily rate £405 £456 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £346 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £469 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Cybersecurity Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

Cybersecurity Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Cybersecurity Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
England +57 45 £425 -6.84% 11
London +22 21 £425 -1.44% 7
West Midlands - 8 £350 - 1
East of England +10 7 £265 -
Essex +3 7 £265 -
Shropshire - 6 £350 -
Telford - 5 £350 -
South East +14 4 £423 -9.86% 1
Milton Keynes +7 4 £423 -6.11%
Buckinghamshire -2 4 £423 -6.11%
City of London -6 3 £400 +14.28% 2
Scotland +25 2 £338 -
Glasgow - 2 £338 -
North West - 2 £370 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
Manchester - 2 £370 - 1
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £475 -
Warwick - 1 £438 -
Swindon - 1 £498 -
Malvern - 1 £225 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £498 -
Worcestershire - 1 £225 -
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
South West - 1 £498 - 1

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Cybersecurity 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 featuring Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

1 153 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 72 (47.06%) Firewall
3 56 (36.60%) SIEM
4 49 (32.03%) Security Operations
4 49 (32.03%) Information Security
5 44 (28.76%) Unix
6 40 (26.14%) Linux
7 39 (25.49%) CISSP
8 38 (24.84%) Windows
8 38 (24.84%) Security Cleared
9 37 (24.18%) SC Cleared
10 36 (23.53%) Splunk
10 36 (23.53%) Finance
11 33 (21.57%) Vulnerability Management
12 32 (20.92%) TCP/IP
13 30 (19.61%) Intrusion Detection
14 27 (17.65%) Degree
15 26 (16.99%) LAN
15 26 (16.99%) WAN
16 25 (16.34%) VPN
16 25 (16.34%) SANS
17 24 (15.69%) Security Monitoring
18 23 (15.03%) Incident Management
19 22 (14.38%) Forensic Analysis
20 21 (13.73%) Network Security
21 20 (13.07%) Security Operations Centre
22 19 (12.42%) Elastic Stack
22 19 (12.42%) Management Information System
22 19 (12.42%) Risk Management
22 19 (12.42%) SSCP

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.65%) CMS
2 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (4.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (47.06%) Firewall
2 32 (20.92%) TCP/IP
3 30 (19.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 26 (16.99%) LAN
4 26 (16.99%) WAN
5 25 (16.34%) VPN
6 21 (13.73%) Network Security
7 14 (9.15%) HTTP
8 13 (8.50%) VoIP
9 12 (7.84%) DNS
10 6 (3.92%) Wireless
11 5 (3.27%) Internet
12 1 (0.65%) 802.11
12 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.65%) Intranet
12 1 (0.65%) MPLS
12 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.19%) Redis
2 7 (4.58%) Big Data
3 1 (0.65%) DB2
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (23.53%) Finance
2 18 (11.76%) Banking
3 11 (7.19%) Legal
4 10 (6.54%) Retail
5 7 (4.58%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.42%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (5.88%) RESTful
3 8 (5.23%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Security Operations Centre
2 19 (12.42%) Management Information System
3 17 (11.11%) Cyber Attack
4 13 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (5.23%) Data Centre
8 6 (3.92%) Equities
8 6 (3.92%) Fixed Income
8 6 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (3.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.96%) PKI
11 1 (0.65%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.65%) RIA
11 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.76%) Unix
2 40 (26.14%) Linux
3 38 (24.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (36.60%) SIEM
3 49 (32.03%) Information Security
3 49 (32.03%) Security Operations
4 33 (21.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 24 (15.69%) Security Monitoring
6 23 (15.03%) Incident Management
7 22 (14.38%) Forensic Analysis
8 19 (12.42%) Risk Management
9 17 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
9 17 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
9 17 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 16 (10.46%) Case Management
11 14 (9.15%) Line Management
11 14 (9.15%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (9.15%) Open Source
12 13 (8.50%) Patch Management
13 12 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (7.19%) Ethical Hacking
14 11 (7.19%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.80%) Python
2 7 (4.58%) SQL
3 5 (3.27%) C#
4 4 (2.61%) Java
4 4 (2.61%) PHP
5 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (25.49%) CISSP
2 38 (24.84%) Security Cleared
3 37 (24.18%) SC Cleared
4 27 (17.65%) Degree
5 25 (16.34%) SANS
6 19 (12.42%) SSCP
7 17 (11.11%) CISM
8 15 (9.80%) GCIH
9 13 (8.50%) CEH
10 9 (5.88%) GIAC
11 8 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (4.58%) CCNA
12 7 (4.58%) CCSA
12 7 (4.58%) GCFA
12 7 (4.58%) GCIA
12 7 (4.58%) MCP
13 6 (3.92%) CNA
13 6 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (3.92%) Novell Certification
14 4 (2.61%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.23%) COBIT
4 7 (4.58%) GDPR
5 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.84%) VMware ESX
1 12 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (11.76%) QRadar
2 12 (7.84%) Kibana
2 12 (7.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 11 (7.19%) logstash
4 9 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (3.92%) RSA enVision
5 6 (3.92%) SCCM
6 4 (2.61%) Nessus
7 3 (1.96%) Nmap
8 2 (1.31%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 36 (23.53%) Splunk
2 16 (10.46%) LogRhythm
2 16 (10.46%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.50%) Apple
3 13 (8.50%) IBM
3 13 (8.50%) Intel Security
4 12 (7.84%) VMware
5 10 (6.54%) Qualys
6 7 (4.58%) Tufin
7 6 (3.92%) Sun
8 5 (3.27%) F5
8 5 (3.27%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.27%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.27%) Sourcefire
9 4 (2.61%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.61%) CyberArk
9 4 (2.61%) Snow
10 3 (1.96%) Cisco
10 3 (1.96%) NetIQ
11 2 (1.31%) Intel