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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 266 271 278
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 42 63 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.55% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 36 61 32
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £44,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £65,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +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
9666 11451 11171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.76% 92.49% 93.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8308 9575 9809
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 85 (70.25%) Information Security
2 54 (44.63%) CISSP
3 50 (41.32%) Finance
4 40 (33.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (31.40%) Degree
6 33 (27.27%) CISM
7 29 (23.97%) Cyber Security
8 27 (22.31%) Firewall
9 22 (18.18%) Windows
10 21 (17.36%) SIEM
11 20 (16.53%) ITIL
11 20 (16.53%) Management Information System
12 18 (14.88%) Computer Science
13 17 (14.05%) Network Security
13 17 (14.05%) Identity Management
13 17 (14.05%) CISA
13 17 (14.05%) Business Continuity
14 16 (13.22%) Risk Assessment
14 16 (13.22%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (12.40%) Penetration Testing
16 14 (11.57%) Cryptography
16 14 (11.57%) UNIX
16 14 (11.57%) Linux
16 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (11.57%) Data Protection
16 14 (11.57%) PCI DSS
17 12 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (9.92%) Internet
17 12 (9.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 12 (9.92%) Security+ Certification

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.65%) SAS
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.65%) GNU Octave
2 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.31%) Firewall
2 17 (14.05%) Network Security
3 12 (9.92%) Internet
4 8 (6.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.13%) VPN
6 5 (4.13%) LDAP
7 3 (2.48%) HTTP
7 3 (2.48%) SAN
7 3 (2.48%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.65%) DNS
9 1 (0.83%) DMZ
9 1 (0.83%) SNMP
9 1 (0.83%) FTP
9 1 (0.83%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.83%) Wireless
9 1 (0.83%) SSH
9 1 (0.83%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) Big Data
2 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.65%) HBase
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Metasploit
General
1 50 (41.32%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Law
3 8 (6.61%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.13%) Advertising
5 3 (2.48%) Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) .NET
1 2 (1.65%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) Middleware
2 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Management Information System
2 18 (14.88%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.57%) Cryptography
3 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.79%) PKI
5 4 (3.31%) Statistics
5 4 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.65%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.83%) CESG
7 1 (0.83%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.83%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.83%) DTV
7 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.83%) Blog
7 1 (0.83%) Java Card
7 1 (0.83%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Windows
2 14 (11.57%) Linux
2 14 (11.57%) UNIX
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (70.25%) Information Security
2 29 (23.97%) Cyber Security
3 21 (17.36%) SIEM
4 20 (16.53%) ITIL
5 17 (14.05%) Identity Management
5 17 (14.05%) Business Continuity
6 16 (13.22%) Risk Assessment
6 16 (13.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (12.40%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (11.57%) Data Protection
9 12 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (9.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (9.92%) Risk Management
9 12 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (6.61%) Incident Management
10 8 (6.61%) ISMS
11 7 (5.79%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (5.79%) Data Governance
11 7 (5.79%) Security Testing
11 7 (5.79%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.61%) SQL
1 8 (6.61%) Python
2 7 (5.79%) Perl
2 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.96%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.65%) C
5 2 (1.65%) R
5 2 (1.65%) Ruby
6 1 (0.83%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) C++
6 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (44.63%) CISSP
2 38 (31.40%) Degree
3 33 (27.27%) CISM
4 17 (14.05%) CISA
5 12 (9.92%) Security+ Certification
6 9 (7.44%) SSCP
6 9 (7.44%) GSEC
7 6 (4.96%) CEH
7 6 (4.96%) CRISC
8 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.48%) GIAC
9 3 (2.48%) CISMP
9 3 (2.48%) GCIH
9 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.48%) CSSLP
10 2 (1.65%) GCIA
11 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.83%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (33.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (11.57%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.13%) COBIT
4 5 (4.13%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) OpenView
2 1 (0.83%) Nessus
2 1 (0.83%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (8.26%) Splunk
2 8 (6.61%) ArcSight
2 8 (6.61%) McAfee
2 8 (6.61%) Qualys
3 7 (5.79%) WorldPay
4 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.13%) Symantec
6 4 (3.31%) Remedy
6 4 (3.31%) Websense
6 4 (3.31%) VMware
6 4 (3.31%) AppSense
6 4 (3.31%) HP
6 4 (3.31%) Citrix
6 4 (3.31%) BMC
6 4 (3.31%) FireEye
6 4 (3.31%) Sourcefire
6 4 (3.31%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (1.65%) F5
7 2 (1.65%) Cisco
7 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
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