The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 165 222 241
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 57 43 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 0.63% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.66% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 71
Median salary £45,750 £52,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.50%

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
4791 6542 9918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.50% 95.77% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4385 5840 8539
Median salary £59,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £84,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 February 2017.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 80 (67.80%) Information Security
2 71 (60.17%) Firewall
3 58 (49.15%) Finance
4 57 (48.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (38.98%) Management Information System
6 35 (29.66%) Penetration Testing
6 35 (29.66%) ITIL
7 34 (28.81%) CISSP
7 34 (28.81%) Risk Assessment
8 33 (27.97%) Security Management
8 33 (27.97%) Information Security Management
9 31 (26.27%) COBIT
9 31 (26.27%) Security Architecture
10 30 (25.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 28 (23.73%) Cybersecurity
12 24 (20.34%) CISM
13 23 (19.49%) SIEM
14 20 (16.95%) Security Operations
14 20 (16.95%) Windows
15 16 (13.56%) CheckPoint
15 16 (13.56%) Incident Management
15 16 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (13.56%) SANS
16 15 (12.71%) Legal
17 14 (11.86%) CISA
17 14 (11.86%) Vulnerability Management
18 13 (11.02%) Change Control
18 13 (11.02%) Cisco
18 13 (11.02%) Network Security
19 12 (10.17%) GIAC

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
2 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (60.17%) Firewall
2 16 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (11.02%) Network Security
4 8 (6.78%) VPN
5 7 (5.93%) Wireless
6 6 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.69%) FTP
8 2 (1.69%) HTTP
8 2 (1.69%) SMTP
9 1 (0.85%) IPsec
9 1 (0.85%) SSL
9 1 (0.85%) TACACS
9 1 (0.85%) VLAN
9 1 (0.85%) WAN
9 1 (0.85%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) GIS
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (49.15%) Finance
2 15 (12.71%) Legal
3 8 (6.78%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) PCRE
1 1 (0.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 46 (38.98%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.78%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.39%) PKI
5 3 (2.54%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.85%) CESG
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.95%) Windows
2 9 (7.63%) Linux
3 4 (3.39%) Unix
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (67.80%) Information Security
2 35 (29.66%) ITIL
2 35 (29.66%) Penetration Testing
3 34 (28.81%) Risk Assessment
4 33 (27.97%) Information Security Management
4 33 (27.97%) Security Management
5 31 (26.27%) Security Architecture
6 28 (23.73%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (19.49%) SIEM
8 20 (16.95%) Security Operations
9 16 (13.56%) Incident Management
10 14 (11.86%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (11.02%) Change Control
12 12 (10.17%) E-Discovery
12 12 (10.17%) Service Management
13 11 (9.32%) Project Management
14 10 (8.47%) Risk Management
15 9 (7.63%) Data Protection
15 9 (7.63%) Information Assurance
15 9 (7.63%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) SQL
2 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (0.85%) Perl
3 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (28.81%) CISSP
2 24 (20.34%) CISM
3 16 (13.56%) SANS
4 14 (11.86%) CISA
5 12 (10.17%) GIAC
6 9 (7.63%) GCIA
6 9 (7.63%) GCIH
7 7 (5.93%) Degree
8 6 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.39%) ISEB
10 3 (2.54%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.54%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (1.69%) CEH
11 2 (1.69%) GSEC
11 2 (1.69%) ISACA
11 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.85%) CNA
12 1 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.85%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (48.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (26.27%) COBIT
3 30 (25.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 8 (6.78%) PCI DSS
5 7 (5.93%) ISO22301
6 4 (3.39%) SLA
7 1 (0.85%) GDPR
7 1 (0.85%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (5.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (4.24%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.39%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.54%) CSIRT
5 3 (2.54%) Nessus
5 3 (2.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.69%) QRadar
6 2 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) CheckPoint
2 13 (11.02%) Cisco
3 10 (8.47%) Intel Security
4 8 (6.78%) FireEye
4 8 (6.78%) Palo Alto
5 7 (5.93%) Juniper
5 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.08%) Blue Coat
6 6 (5.08%) Dell
7 5 (4.24%) Aruba
7 5 (4.24%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (4.24%) F5
7 5 (4.24%) Fortinet
7 5 (4.24%) SonicWALL
7 5 (4.24%) VMware
7 5 (4.24%) WatchGuard
8 3 (2.54%) Sophos
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle
9 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.69%) Splunk
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Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 3 days ago
City of Westminster
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
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Posted: 9 days ago