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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 296 307 306
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 15 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.058% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.062% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 6
Average salary £48,750 £52,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +26.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £49,100 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,400 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
9709 9642 10177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.32% 92.83% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8327 8159 9135
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 67 (100.00%) Information Security
2 51 (76.12%) CISSP
3 33 (49.25%) Firewall
4 26 (38.81%) COBIT
4 26 (38.81%) PCI DSS
5 22 (32.84%) Information Assurance
6 20 (29.85%) Finance
7 17 (25.37%) Degree
8 15 (22.39%) Management Information System
9 14 (20.90%) CISM
9 14 (20.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (20.90%) Windows
10 13 (19.40%) Client/Server
10 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
10 13 (19.40%) Workflow
10 13 (19.40%) Document Management
10 13 (19.40%) Banking
11 12 (17.91%) VMware
12 11 (16.42%) Law
12 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
13 10 (14.93%) UNIX
14 9 (13.43%) MCP
14 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
14 9 (13.43%) Business Continuity
14 9 (13.43%) SIEM
15 8 (11.94%) Business Continuity Planning
15 8 (11.94%) MCSA
15 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (11.94%) BCP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 33 (49.25%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (10.45%) VPN
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.97%) WAN
5 3 (4.48%) Wireless
6 2 (2.99%) IPsec
6 2 (2.99%) Network Security
6 2 (2.99%) SMTP
6 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.99%) SSL
6 2 (2.99%) DMZ
6 2 (2.99%) LAN
General
1 20 (29.85%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) Banking
3 11 (16.42%) Law
4 8 (11.94%) Publishing
5 5 (7.46%) Retail
6 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Management Information System
2 13 (19.40%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) UNIX
3 7 (10.45%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (32.84%) Information Assurance
3 14 (20.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (19.40%) Workflow
4 13 (19.40%) Document Management
5 10 (14.93%) Risk Management
6 9 (13.43%) SIEM
6 9 (13.43%) Business Continuity
7 8 (11.94%) BCP
7 8 (11.94%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (7.46%) ISMS
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.46%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.97%) Investment Management
10 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.97%) ITIL
11 3 (4.48%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 51 (76.12%) CISSP
2 17 (25.37%) Degree
3 14 (20.90%) CISM
4 9 (13.43%) MCP
5 8 (11.94%) MCSA
5 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (11.94%) Security+ Certification
6 7 (10.45%) ISSAP
6 7 (10.45%) ISSMP
7 2 (2.99%) CRISC
8 1 (1.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (38.81%) COBIT
1 26 (38.81%) PCI DSS
2 11 (16.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Nessus
2 2 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.91%) VMware
3 7 (10.45%) Cisco
4 6 (8.96%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.97%) McAfee
6 2 (2.99%) Websense
6 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.99%) F5
7 1 (1.49%) Remedy
7 1 (1.49%) Nokia