The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 100 118 120
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 8 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% 0.22% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.23% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 12
Average salary £43,900 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Security Analyst
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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 permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1443 1708 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 97.11% 95.21% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1488 1705
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Cambridge region.

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Cambridge

Security Analyst
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 IT job ads sampled with Security Analyst in their job title.

1 18 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (70.00%) Information Security
3 9 (45.00%) CISSP
3 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (35.00%) Wireless
5 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) SSCP
5 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (35.00%) CISM
5 7 (35.00%) Firewall
6 6 (30.00%) Information Security Management
6 6 (30.00%) Security Management
7 2 (10.00%) CISA
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
8 1 (5.00%) Splunk
8 1 (5.00%) COBIT
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) VPN

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 IT job ads sampled with Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) LAN
1 7 (35.00%) WAN
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
1 7 (35.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Information Security Management
4 6 (30.00%) Security Management
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) CISM
3 7 (35.00%) SSCP
4 2 (10.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Splunk