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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 264 303 310
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 46 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.11% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.11% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 44 10 4
Average salary £42,500 £50,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.84% +24.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,750 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,250 £47,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 53 (75.71%) CISSP
3 36 (51.43%) Firewall
4 26 (37.14%) COBIT
4 26 (37.14%) PCI DSS
5 21 (30.00%) Information Assurance
6 20 (28.57%) Finance
7 17 (24.29%) Degree
8 16 (22.86%) Management Information System
9 15 (21.43%) CISM
9 15 (21.43%) Windows
10 14 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
11 13 (18.57%) Client/Server
11 13 (18.57%) Workflow
11 13 (18.57%) Document Management
11 13 (18.57%) Banking
12 12 (17.14%) VMware
12 12 (17.14%) Law
12 12 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 11 (15.71%) UNIX
14 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
15 9 (12.86%) Business Continuity
15 9 (12.86%) MCP
15 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
15 9 (12.86%) SIEM
16 8 (11.43%) Business Continuity Planning
16 8 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
16 8 (11.43%) ISSAP
16 8 (11.43%) ISSMP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 36 (51.43%) Firewall
2 8 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (11.43%) VPN
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.71%) WAN
4 4 (5.71%) Wireless
5 2 (2.86%) Network Security
5 2 (2.86%) SMTP
5 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.86%) SSL
5 2 (2.86%) LAN
5 2 (2.86%) DMZ
5 2 (2.86%) IPsec
6 1 (1.43%) Internet
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Banking
3 12 (17.14%) Law
4 8 (11.43%) Publishing
5 6 (8.57%) Retail
6 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.86%) Legal
7 2 (2.86%) Advertising
8 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 13 (18.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) UNIX
3 8 (11.43%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Solaris
4 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 14 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (18.57%) Workflow
4 13 (18.57%) Document Management
5 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 9 (12.86%) Business Continuity
6 9 (12.86%) SIEM
7 8 (11.43%) Business Continuity Planning
7 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.43%) BCP
8 7 (10.00%) ISMS
9 6 (8.57%) Security Management
10 5 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (7.14%) Information Security Management
10 5 (7.14%) Data Protection
10 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.71%) Investment Management
11 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 53 (75.71%) CISSP
2 17 (24.29%) Degree
3 15 (21.43%) CISM
4 9 (12.86%) MCP
5 8 (11.43%) ISSAP
5 8 (11.43%) ISSMP
5 8 (11.43%) MCSA
5 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (11.43%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.43%) CISMP
6 1 (1.43%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.14%) COBIT
1 26 (37.14%) PCI DSS
2 12 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Nessus
2 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) VMware
3 8 (11.43%) CheckPoint
3 8 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (5.71%) McAfee
5 2 (2.86%) F5
5 2 (2.86%) Websense
5 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.43%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.43%) Remedy
6 1 (1.43%) Nokia