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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 235 270 261
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 67 72 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.62% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 46 65 53
Average salary £53,300 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 93 (67.88%) Information Security
2 51 (37.23%) Finance
3 45 (32.85%) CISSP
4 39 (28.47%) Windows
5 37 (27.01%) Degree
6 30 (21.90%) Cyber Security
7 29 (21.17%) Firewall
8 28 (20.44%) Management Information System
9 25 (18.25%) Business Continuity
10 24 (17.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 24 (17.52%) SIEM
11 23 (16.79%) Identity Management
12 22 (16.06%) CISM
12 22 (16.06%) Network Security
13 20 (14.60%) ITIL
14 19 (13.87%) Vulnerability Management
14 19 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
15 18 (13.14%) Law
16 17 (12.41%) Qualys
17 16 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (11.68%) Risk Assessment
17 16 (11.68%) Banking
17 16 (11.68%) UNIX
17 16 (11.68%) Linux
17 16 (11.68%) Active Directory
18 14 (10.22%) Disaster Recovery
19 13 (9.49%) Security+ Certification
19 13 (9.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 13 (9.49%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.46%) SAS
2 1 (0.73%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.19%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.17%) Firewall
2 22 (16.06%) Network Security
3 12 (8.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (7.30%) Internet
5 9 (6.57%) VPN
6 7 (5.11%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.65%) LDAP
8 4 (2.92%) DNS
9 3 (2.19%) SAN
9 3 (2.19%) HTTP
9 3 (2.19%) Wireshark
9 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.46%) LAN
10 2 (1.46%) WAN
10 2 (1.46%) DMZ
11 1 (0.73%) FTP
11 1 (0.73%) Wireless
11 1 (0.73%) SSH
11 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.46%) Big Data
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.73%) HBase
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
General
1 51 (37.23%) Finance
2 18 (13.14%) Law
3 16 (11.68%) Banking
4 8 (5.84%) Advertising
4 8 (5.84%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (1.46%) Publishing
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) Middleware
2 1 (0.73%) XML
2 1 (0.73%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.44%) Management Information System
2 19 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (13.14%) Computer Science
4 12 (8.76%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.65%) PKI
6 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.19%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.19%) Statistics
7 2 (1.46%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.46%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.73%) NHS
8 1 (0.73%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.73%) CESG
8 1 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.73%) Java Card
8 1 (0.73%) RMADS
8 1 (0.73%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.47%) Windows
2 16 (11.68%) UNIX
2 16 (11.68%) Linux
3 4 (2.92%) Solaris
4 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.73%) AIX
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (67.88%) Information Security
2 30 (21.90%) Cyber Security
3 25 (18.25%) Business Continuity
4 24 (17.52%) SIEM
5 23 (16.79%) Identity Management
6 20 (14.60%) ITIL
7 19 (13.87%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (11.68%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (10.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (9.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (9.49%) Data Protection
11 11 (8.03%) Risk Management
11 11 (8.03%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (6.57%) ISMS
12 9 (6.57%) Security Testing
13 8 (5.84%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (5.84%) Security Management
13 8 (5.84%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.11%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
1 6 (4.38%) Python
1 6 (4.38%) Perl
1 6 (4.38%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) C
2 4 (2.92%) Java
3 2 (1.46%) Ruby
4 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.73%) C++
4 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (32.85%) CISSP
2 37 (27.01%) Degree
3 22 (16.06%) CISM
4 13 (9.49%) Security+ Certification
5 9 (6.57%) SSCP
5 9 (6.57%) CISA
5 9 (6.57%) GSEC
6 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.65%) CRISC
7 3 (2.19%) CEH
7 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) GCIA
8 2 (1.46%) GCIH
8 2 (1.46%) ISSAP
8 2 (1.46%) ISSMP
8 2 (1.46%) MCSA
8 2 (1.46%) MCP
8 2 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.46%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.76%) QA
3 11 (8.03%) PCI DSS
4 8 (5.84%) COBIT
4 8 (5.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Nessus
2 4 (2.92%) OpenView
3 3 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.73%) Nmap
5 1 (0.73%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Qualys
2 13 (9.49%) McAfee
3 11 (8.03%) Cyber-Ark
4 8 (5.84%) ArcSight
4 8 (5.84%) Symantec
4 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.11%) VMware
5 7 (5.11%) MobileIron
5 7 (5.11%) IronPort
6 6 (4.38%) Splunk
6 6 (4.38%) Cisco
7 5 (3.65%) Remedy
7 5 (3.65%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.65%) WorldPay
8 4 (2.92%) BMC
8 4 (2.92%) HP
8 4 (2.92%) Citrix
9 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.19%) Oracle
10 2 (1.46%) Sourcefire
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