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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Analyst
UK
Rank 552 587 592
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 45 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.069% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.073% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 10
Median daily rate £405 £481 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.84% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £481 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +6.94%
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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
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 £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +40 43 £405 -16.92% 21
London +7 14 £469 -3.84% 6
West Midlands +1 9 £375 - 1
Shropshire - 8 £375 -
South East +12 7 £440 -9.74% 10
Telford - 7 £375 -
East of England +7 6 £295 -
Essex +4 6 £295 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £440 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £440 - 3
Yorkshire +10 4 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Sheffield - 3 £450 -
Scotland +27 2 £338 -
Hampshire +6 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £525 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
Glasgow - 2 £338 -
Leeds +12 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 £375 -
Brentwood +9 1 - -
City of London -7 1 - - 2
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £525 -
Malvern - 1 £225 -
Manchester - 1 - - 3
Worcestershire - 1 £225 -
North West - 1 - - 3

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 66 (44.90%) Firewall
3 59 (40.14%) SIEM
4 55 (37.41%) Information Security
5 50 (34.01%) Security Operations
6 40 (27.21%) Unix
7 38 (25.85%) Windows
8 37 (25.17%) CISSP
9 36 (24.49%) Linux
10 35 (23.81%) Finance
10 35 (23.81%) Security Cleared
11 33 (22.45%) SC Cleared
12 32 (21.77%) Intrusion Detection
13 31 (21.09%) TCP/IP
13 31 (21.09%) Vulnerability Management
14 29 (19.73%) Splunk
15 27 (18.37%) Security Monitoring
16 25 (17.01%) VPN
16 25 (17.01%) LAN
16 25 (17.01%) WAN
17 24 (16.33%) Network Security
18 23 (15.65%) Forensic Analysis
19 22 (14.97%) Incident Management
19 22 (14.97%) Python
19 22 (14.97%) GCIH
19 22 (14.97%) Risk Management
19 22 (14.97%) Management Information System
20 21 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
21 20 (13.61%) CEH
22 19 (12.93%) CISM

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 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 66 (44.90%) Firewall
2 32 (21.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 31 (21.09%) TCP/IP
4 25 (17.01%) LAN
4 25 (17.01%) VPN
4 25 (17.01%) WAN
5 24 (16.33%) Network Security
6 13 (8.84%) VoIP
7 12 (8.16%) HTTP
8 11 (7.48%) DNS
9 6 (4.08%) Wireless
10 5 (3.40%) Internet
11 1 (0.68%) 802.11
11 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.68%) Intranet
11 1 (0.68%) MPLS
11 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.80%) Redis
2 7 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) DB2
3 1 (0.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (23.81%) Finance
2 17 (11.56%) Banking
3 13 (8.84%) Retail
4 11 (7.48%) Financial Institution
5 10 (6.80%) Legal
6 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Military
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.24%) ELK Stack
2 8 (5.44%) RESTful
3 7 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) Management Information System
2 21 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 19 (12.93%) Cyberthreat
4 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (10.88%) Cyber Attack
6 8 (5.44%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.44%) Data Centre
7 7 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (4.08%) Equities
8 6 (4.08%) Fixed Income
9 3 (2.04%) PKI
10 2 (1.36%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.36%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.68%) RIA
11 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.21%) Unix
2 38 (25.85%) Windows
3 36 (24.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 59 (40.14%) SIEM
3 55 (37.41%) Information Security
4 50 (34.01%) Security Operations
5 31 (21.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 27 (18.37%) Security Monitoring
7 23 (15.65%) Forensic Analysis
8 22 (14.97%) Incident Management
8 22 (14.97%) Risk Management
9 18 (12.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 16 (10.88%) Protective Monitoring
11 15 (10.20%) Case Management
11 15 (10.20%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (9.52%) Malware Analysis
12 14 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
13 13 (8.84%) Open Source
13 13 (8.84%) Patch Management
14 10 (6.80%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (6.12%) Data Analysis
15 9 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.97%) Python
2 12 (8.16%) C#
3 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
4 8 (5.44%) VB
5 7 (4.76%) SQL
6 4 (2.72%) Java
6 4 (2.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) C
7 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (25.17%) CISSP
2 35 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 33 (22.45%) SC Cleared
4 22 (14.97%) GCIH
5 20 (13.61%) CEH
6 19 (12.93%) CISM
6 19 (12.93%) Degree
6 19 (12.93%) SANS
7 16 (10.88%) GIAC
8 15 (10.20%) GCIA
9 12 (8.16%) SSCP
10 8 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (4.76%) CCNA
11 7 (4.76%) CCSA
11 7 (4.76%) GCFA
11 7 (4.76%) MCP
12 6 (4.08%) CNA
12 6 (4.08%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (4.08%) Novell Certification
13 4 (2.72%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.36%) COBIT
2 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (6.12%) VMware ESX
1 9 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (12.24%) QRadar
2 12 (8.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 11 (7.48%) Kibana
3 11 (7.48%) logstash
4 9 (6.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (4.08%) RSA enVision
5 6 (4.08%) SCCM
6 4 (2.72%) Nessus
7 3 (2.04%) Nmap
8 2 (1.36%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.68%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) Splunk
2 16 (10.88%) LogRhythm
3 13 (8.84%) Apple
3 13 (8.84%) IBM
3 13 (8.84%) Intel Security
4 9 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.12%) VMware
5 6 (4.08%) Sun
6 5 (3.40%) ArcSight
6 5 (3.40%) F5
6 5 (3.40%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.40%) ServiceNow
6 5 (3.40%) Sourcefire
7 4 (2.72%) Qualys
8 3 (2.04%) Cisco
8 3 (2.04%) NetIQ
9 2 (1.36%) Intel
9 2 (1.36%) NetWitness
10 1 (0.68%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.68%) WorldPay
Kent
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