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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 255 254 304
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 67 65 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.55% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.59% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 63 49 25
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
10849 11016 12091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.58% 93.16% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9130 9760 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2014.

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 2014, 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 99 (75.00%) Information Security
2 82 (62.12%) CISSP
3 68 (51.52%) Finance
4 55 (41.67%) Firewall
5 39 (29.55%) Windows
6 38 (28.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 37 (28.03%) Banking
8 33 (25.00%) CISM
9 31 (23.48%) Symantec
10 30 (22.73%) Management Information System
11 28 (21.21%) Risk Management
12 25 (18.94%) Degree
12 25 (18.94%) Security Management
13 23 (17.42%) Identity Management
13 23 (17.42%) UNIX
13 23 (17.42%) SIEM
13 23 (17.42%) Vulnerability Management
14 22 (16.67%) Cisco
15 21 (15.91%) GIAC
16 20 (15.15%) VPN
17 19 (14.39%) CISA
18 18 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
18 18 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
19 17 (12.88%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (12.88%) CCSP
19 17 (12.88%) Oracle
19 17 (12.88%) ITIL
20 16 (12.12%) Sun
20 16 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.27%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) SmartSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (41.67%) Firewall
2 20 (15.15%) VPN
3 18 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (9.85%) Network Security
6 8 (6.06%) Wireshark
7 7 (5.30%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.55%) LAN
9 4 (3.03%) WAN
10 3 (2.27%) SAN
11 2 (1.52%) Internet
12 1 (0.76%) Wireless
12 1 (0.76%) WLAN
12 1 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) Oracle Reports
General
1 68 (51.52%) Finance
2 37 (28.03%) Banking
3 10 (7.58%) Advertising
4 9 (6.82%) Law
5 4 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) .NET
2 1 (0.76%) JSON
2 1 (0.76%) XML
2 1 (0.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.76%) PKI
4 1 (0.76%) Equities
4 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.55%) Windows
2 23 (17.42%) UNIX
3 8 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (75.00%) Information Security
2 28 (21.21%) Risk Management
3 25 (18.94%) Security Management
4 23 (17.42%) Identity Management
4 23 (17.42%) SIEM
4 23 (17.42%) Vulnerability Management
5 18 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
5 18 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (12.88%) ITIL
7 15 (11.36%) ISMS
8 13 (9.85%) Information Security Management
9 12 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.82%) Data Protection
11 8 (6.06%) Service Management
11 8 (6.06%) Operations Management
12 7 (5.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (5.30%) Business Continuity
12 7 (5.30%) ITSM
12 7 (5.30%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.06%) Java
1 8 (6.06%) Perl
2 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.03%) C
3 2 (1.52%) SQL
4 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 82 (62.12%) CISSP
2 33 (25.00%) CISM
3 25 (18.94%) Degree
4 21 (15.91%) GIAC
5 19 (14.39%) CISA
6 17 (12.88%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (12.88%) CCSP
7 7 (5.30%) GCIH
8 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.27%) CEH
9 3 (2.27%) OSCP
9 3 (2.27%) CRISC
10 2 (1.52%) EnCE
10 2 (1.52%) ISSAP
10 2 (1.52%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.76%) CISMP
11 1 (0.76%) GCIA
11 1 (0.76%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (28.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (10.61%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.27%) QA
4 1 (0.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (7.58%) Snort
2 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.27%) Nessus
4 2 (1.52%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (23.48%) Symantec
2 22 (16.67%) Cisco
3 17 (12.88%) Oracle
4 16 (12.12%) Sun
5 13 (9.85%) Splunk
6 11 (8.33%) McAfee
7 9 (6.82%) ArcSight
7 9 (6.82%) LogLogic
7 9 (6.82%) Q1 Labs
8 7 (5.30%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.55%) Sourcefire
10 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.52%) AlgoSec
11 2 (1.52%) Tufin
11 2 (1.52%) Juniper
12 1 (0.76%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.76%) Altiris
12 1 (0.76%) NetIQ
12 1 (0.76%) Websense
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