The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 300 319 307
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 14 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.077% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.083% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 4
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £44,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +18.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.59%
Information Security Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9979 10820 10649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.75% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8509 9103 9449
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Information Security Analyst Salary Trend in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Information Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Information Security
2 52 (74.29%) CISSP
3 30 (42.86%) Firewall
4 29 (41.43%) PCI DSS
5 26 (37.14%) COBIT
6 24 (34.29%) Finance
6 24 (34.29%) Information Assurance
7 20 (28.57%) Degree
8 16 (22.86%) CISM
8 16 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 13 (18.57%) Client/Server
10 13 (18.57%) Workflow
10 13 (18.57%) VMware
10 13 (18.57%) Banking
10 13 (18.57%) Document Management
11 12 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (15.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
12 11 (15.71%) Business Continuity
13 10 (14.29%) Windows
13 10 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
14 9 (12.86%) MCP
14 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
14 9 (12.86%) SIEM
15 8 (11.43%) MCSA
15 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (11.43%) BCP
15 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
15 8 (11.43%) Law

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.71%) Network Security
3 4 (5.71%) WAN
3 4 (5.71%) VPN
4 3 (4.29%) SAN
4 3 (4.29%) DMZ
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.86%) LAN
5 2 (2.86%) IPsec
5 2 (2.86%) SSL
5 2 (2.86%) SMTP
5 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.43%) Wireless
6 1 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (1.43%) Wireless Security
General
1 24 (34.29%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Banking
3 8 (11.43%) Law
3 8 (11.43%) Publishing
4 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Client/Server
2 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.86%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.43%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (34.29%) Information Assurance
3 16 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (18.57%) Document Management
4 13 (18.57%) Workflow
5 11 (15.71%) Business Continuity
6 9 (12.86%) SIEM
7 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
7 8 (11.43%) BCP
7 8 (11.43%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.57%) ITIL
9 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.14%) Identity Management
10 5 (7.14%) Cyber Security
10 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.71%) Investment Management
11 4 (5.71%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C
1 1 (1.43%) C++
1 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (74.29%) CISSP
2 20 (28.57%) Degree
3 16 (22.86%) CISM
4 10 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
5 9 (12.86%) MCP
6 8 (11.43%) MCSA
6 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (7.14%) ISSAP
7 5 (7.14%) ISSMP
8 4 (5.71%) CRISC
8 4 (5.71%) CISA
9 2 (2.86%) SSCP
9 2 (2.86%) GSEC
10 1 (1.43%) GCIH
10 1 (1.43%) GCWN
10 1 (1.43%) GCIA
10 1 (1.43%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (41.43%) PCI DSS
2 26 (37.14%) COBIT
3 12 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (15.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.57%) VMware
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco
4 4 (5.71%) McAfee
4 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.86%) Websense
5 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (1.43%) Gemalto
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) Nokia
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat