The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 262 260 259
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 41 68 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.63% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 37 64 49
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £44,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
8988 10867 11023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.91% 92.63% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7763 9145 9766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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 Security Analyst across the City of London region.

Security Analyst Salary Trend in the City of London

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 71 (66.36%) Information Security
2 52 (48.60%) Finance
3 51 (47.66%) CISSP
4 33 (30.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (28.97%) CISM
5 31 (28.97%) Degree
6 27 (25.23%) Cyber Security
7 21 (19.63%) Firewall
7 21 (19.63%) Windows
8 19 (17.76%) SIEM
9 17 (15.89%) Network Security
9 17 (15.89%) ITIL
9 17 (15.89%) CISA
9 17 (15.89%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (14.95%) Identity Management
10 16 (14.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (14.02%) PCI DSS
12 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (13.08%) Management Information System
12 14 (13.08%) Cryptography
12 14 (13.08%) UNIX
13 13 (12.15%) Business Continuity
14 12 (11.21%) Security+ Certification
14 12 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (11.21%) Linux
14 12 (11.21%) Splunk
14 12 (11.21%) Data Protection
14 12 (11.21%) Computer Science
15 11 (10.28%) Risk Management
16 10 (9.35%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.87%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) Firewall
2 17 (15.89%) Network Security
3 8 (7.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.54%) Internet
5 3 (2.80%) SAN
5 3 (2.80%) LDAP
6 2 (1.87%) HTTP
6 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless
7 1 (0.93%) SSH
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.93%) SNMP
7 1 (0.93%) FTP
7 1 (0.93%) DMZ
7 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Big Data
2 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.87%) HBase
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Metasploit
General
1 52 (48.60%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.67%) Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Law
4 4 (3.74%) Marketing
4 4 (3.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.87%) Legal
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Electronics
5 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) .NET
1 2 (1.87%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Management Information System
1 14 (13.08%) Cryptography
1 14 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.21%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.54%) PKI
4 4 (3.74%) Statistics
4 4 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.87%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.87%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.87%) DTV
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.93%) CESG
6 1 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Blog
6 1 (0.93%) Java Card
6 1 (0.93%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.63%) Windows
2 14 (13.08%) UNIX
3 12 (11.21%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (66.36%) Information Security
2 27 (25.23%) Cyber Security
3 19 (17.76%) SIEM
4 17 (15.89%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (15.89%) ITIL
5 16 (14.95%) Identity Management
5 16 (14.95%) Vulnerability Management
6 13 (12.15%) Business Continuity
7 12 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (11.21%) Data Protection
8 11 (10.28%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.41%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (7.48%) Data Governance
11 7 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.54%) ISMS
11 7 (6.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (6.54%) Incident Management
11 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.61%) Investment Management
12 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.35%) Python
2 9 (8.41%) SQL
3 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.48%) Perl
4 7 (6.54%) Java
5 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.87%) C
6 2 (1.87%) C#
6 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.87%) R
7 1 (0.93%) C++
7 1 (0.93%) VBScript
7 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (47.66%) CISSP
2 31 (28.97%) CISM
2 31 (28.97%) Degree
3 17 (15.89%) CISA
4 12 (11.21%) Security+ Certification
5 9 (8.41%) SSCP
5 9 (8.41%) GSEC
6 8 (7.48%) CEH
7 7 (6.54%) GIAC
8 5 (4.67%) GCIH
8 5 (4.67%) CRISC
9 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.80%) CISMP
10 3 (2.80%) CSSLP
11 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.87%) GCIA
11 2 (1.87%) GCFA
11 2 (1.87%) EnCE
11 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.02%) PCI DSS
3 9 (8.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.67%) COBIT
5 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) OpenView
2 1 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (11.21%) Splunk
2 9 (8.41%) Qualys
3 8 (7.48%) VMware
4 7 (6.54%) WorldPay
5 6 (5.61%) ArcSight
5 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.67%) Symantec
6 5 (4.67%) McAfee
7 4 (3.74%) Websense
7 4 (3.74%) AppSense
7 4 (3.74%) FireEye
7 4 (3.74%) Sourcefire
8 3 (2.80%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (2.80%) Cisco
9 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.87%) SAP
9 2 (1.87%) HP
9 2 (1.87%) Citrix
9 2 (1.87%) BMC
9 2 (1.87%) Remedy
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