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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 256 262 286
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 64 64 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.54% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.58% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 58 49 41
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
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 £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 19 September 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 September 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.

1 102 (76.12%) Information Security
2 80 (59.70%) CISSP
3 65 (48.51%) Finance
4 59 (44.03%) Firewall
5 43 (32.09%) Windows
6 35 (26.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (25.37%) Banking
7 34 (25.37%) Risk Management
8 33 (24.63%) Management Information System
9 31 (23.13%) CISM
9 31 (23.13%) Symantec
10 27 (20.15%) UNIX
11 26 (19.40%) Degree
12 23 (17.16%) VPN
12 23 (17.16%) Cisco
12 23 (17.16%) Security Management
12 23 (17.16%) Identity Management
12 23 (17.16%) Vulnerability Management
13 22 (16.42%) SIEM
14 21 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (14.93%) Risk Assessment
16 19 (14.18%) GIAC
16 19 (14.18%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (14.18%) Kalman Filter
17 17 (12.69%) ISMS
17 17 (12.69%) Intrusion Detection
17 17 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (12.69%) CCSP
17 17 (12.69%) Oracle
18 16 (11.94%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Office
3 3 (2.24%) SmartSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (44.03%) Firewall
2 23 (17.16%) VPN
3 19 (14.18%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (12.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (9.70%) Network Security
6 8 (5.97%) Wireshark
7 7 (5.22%) LAN
7 7 (5.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.99%) WAN
9 3 (2.24%) SAN
9 3 (2.24%) Internet
9 3 (2.24%) Wireless
10 1 (0.75%) SSL
10 1 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
General
1 65 (48.51%) Finance
2 34 (25.37%) Banking
3 16 (11.94%) Law
4 10 (7.46%) Advertising
5 4 (2.99%) Legal
6 3 (2.24%) Retail
7 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) XML
2 1 (0.75%) JSON
2 1 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.63%) Management Information System
2 21 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.21%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.22%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Equities
6 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.09%) Windows
2 27 (20.15%) UNIX
3 8 (5.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (76.12%) Information Security
2 34 (25.37%) Risk Management
3 23 (17.16%) Identity Management
3 23 (17.16%) Security Management
3 23 (17.16%) Vulnerability Management
4 22 (16.42%) SIEM
5 20 (14.93%) Risk Assessment
6 19 (14.18%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (12.69%) ISMS
8 16 (11.94%) ITIL
9 14 (10.45%) Data Protection
10 13 (9.70%) Information Security Management
11 11 (8.21%) Business Continuity
12 10 (7.46%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (6.72%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (6.72%) Operations Management
13 9 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.97%) Security Architecture
14 8 (5.97%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.97%) Java
2 7 (5.22%) Perl
3 4 (2.99%) C
4 2 (1.49%) SQL
5 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (59.70%) CISSP
2 31 (23.13%) CISM
3 26 (19.40%) Degree
4 19 (14.18%) GIAC
5 17 (12.69%) CCSP
5 17 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (11.94%) CISA
7 7 (5.22%) GCIH
8 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.48%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.24%) OSCP
9 3 (2.24%) CEH
9 3 (2.24%) ISSAP
9 3 (2.24%) ISSMP
10 2 (1.49%) EnCE
11 1 (0.75%) GCIA
11 1 (0.75%) CISMP
11 1 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.75%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (26.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.70%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.46%) Snort
2 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.99%) Nessus
2 4 (2.99%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.49%) OSSEC
4 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (23.13%) Symantec
2 23 (17.16%) Cisco
3 17 (12.69%) Oracle
4 16 (11.94%) Sun
5 11 (8.21%) Splunk
6 9 (6.72%) ArcSight
6 9 (6.72%) LogLogic
6 9 (6.72%) Q1 Labs
6 9 (6.72%) McAfee
7 7 (5.22%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.48%) Sourcefire
9 5 (3.73%) Microsoft
9 5 (3.73%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (2.24%) AlgoSec
10 3 (2.24%) Juniper
10 3 (2.24%) Tufin
11 1 (0.75%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.75%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.75%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.75%) Altiris
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £120000 per annum + EXCELLENT BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago