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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 202 285 274
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 104 52 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 96 49 42
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £70,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 135 (80.36%) Information Security
2 100 (59.52%) CISSP
3 73 (43.45%) Firewall
4 68 (40.48%) Finance
5 54 (32.14%) Windows
6 46 (27.38%) Management Information System
7 43 (25.60%) Degree
8 39 (23.21%) UNIX
9 36 (21.43%) Cisco
10 35 (20.83%) PCI DSS
11 34 (20.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 33 (19.64%) VPN
13 31 (18.45%) Risk Management
14 30 (17.86%) Identity Management
14 30 (17.86%) Symantec
14 30 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
15 29 (17.26%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (16.67%) Banking
17 25 (14.88%) CISM
17 25 (14.88%) SIEM
18 24 (14.29%) Oracle
18 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (13.69%) COBIT
20 22 (13.10%) Law
20 22 (13.10%) Sun
20 22 (13.10%) Business Continuity
20 22 (13.10%) CCSP
20 22 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
21 21 (12.50%) Information Assurance
22 20 (11.90%) Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 19 (11.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.98%) MS Office
3 3 (1.79%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 73 (43.45%) Firewall
2 33 (19.64%) VPN
3 29 (17.26%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (11.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (8.93%) Network Security
6 8 (4.76%) LAN
7 7 (4.17%) WAN
8 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
9 4 (2.38%) Wireless
10 3 (1.79%) Internet
10 3 (1.79%) SAN
11 2 (1.19%) DMZ
11 2 (1.19%) SSL
11 2 (1.19%) SMTP
11 2 (1.19%) IPsec
12 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 68 (40.48%) Finance
2 28 (16.67%) Banking
3 22 (13.10%) Law
4 9 (5.36%) Advertising
5 8 (4.76%) Publishing
6 7 (4.17%) Retail
7 5 (2.98%) Legal
8 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.60%) XML
1 1 (0.60%) JSON
1 1 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (27.38%) Management Information System
2 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.74%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.36%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.19%) PKI
6 2 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.14%) Windows
2 39 (23.21%) UNIX
3 11 (6.55%) Linux
4 5 (2.98%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) AIX
5 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (80.36%) Information Security
2 31 (18.45%) Risk Management
3 30 (17.86%) Identity Management
3 30 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
4 25 (14.88%) SIEM
5 22 (13.10%) Business Continuity
6 21 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 20 (11.90%) Security Management
8 18 (10.71%) Information Security Management
9 17 (10.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (8.93%) Data Protection
11 15 (8.93%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (7.74%) Document Management
12 13 (7.74%) Workflow
12 13 (7.74%) ISMS
12 13 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (6.55%) Business Continuity Planning
13 11 (6.55%) BCP
14 10 (5.95%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.17%) C
2 3 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (59.52%) CISSP
2 43 (25.60%) Degree
3 25 (14.88%) CISM
4 22 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (13.10%) CCSP
5 11 (6.55%) MCSA
5 11 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.55%) Security+ Certification
6 9 (5.36%) MCP
7 8 (4.76%) ISSAP
7 8 (4.76%) ISSMP
8 6 (3.57%) CISA
9 2 (1.19%) CEH
9 2 (1.19%) CISMP
9 2 (1.19%) GIAC
9 2 (1.19%) SSCP
9 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.19%) CRISC
10 1 (0.60%) GPEN
10 1 (0.60%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 34 (20.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (13.69%) COBIT
4 9 (5.36%) QA
5 6 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.98%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.79%) Snort
3 2 (1.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (11.31%) Oracle Identity Management
2 10 (5.95%) Nessus
3 7 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.60%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.60%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 36 (21.43%) Cisco
2 30 (17.86%) Symantec
3 24 (14.29%) Oracle
4 22 (13.10%) Sun
5 15 (8.93%) Qualys
6 14 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 14 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 12 (7.14%) VMware
8 10 (5.95%) McAfee
9 8 (4.76%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.98%) MobileIron
11 4 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (2.38%) IronPort
11 4 (2.38%) Juniper
12 3 (1.79%) AlgoSec
12 3 (1.79%) Tufin
13 2 (1.19%) F5
13 2 (1.19%) Websense
14 1 (0.60%) Altiris
14 1 (0.60%) Fortinet
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Ex Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 27 days ago