The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 231 221 246
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 33 48 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.59% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.62% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 16
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Security Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7248 7711 7562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 95.32% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6034 6472 6545
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the East of England region.

Security Analyst Salary Trend in the East of England

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the East of England

Security Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +7 12 £45,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire -6 11 £47,500 -
Suffolk - 7 £49,000 -
Bedfordshire +8 3 £34,000 +51.11%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 43 (50.00%) Information Security
2 38 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (34.88%) CISSP
4 22 (25.58%) Finance
4 22 (25.58%) Firewall
5 20 (23.26%) Degree
5 20 (23.26%) PCI DSS
6 19 (22.09%) Security Management
7 17 (19.77%) ITIL
7 17 (19.77%) Windows
8 16 (18.60%) Management Information System
8 16 (18.60%) Information Security Management
8 16 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
10 13 (15.12%) Network Security
10 13 (15.12%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (13.95%) Cyber Security
12 11 (12.79%) CISM
12 11 (12.79%) Cisco
12 11 (12.79%) Tripwire
13 10 (11.63%) Incident Management
13 10 (11.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
14 9 (10.47%) WAN
14 9 (10.47%) CheckPoint
14 9 (10.47%) SSCP
15 8 (9.30%) McAfee
15 8 (9.30%) LAN
15 8 (9.30%) Wireless

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.58%) Firewall
2 13 (15.12%) Network Security
3 9 (10.47%) WAN
4 8 (9.30%) LAN
4 8 (9.30%) Wireless
4 8 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.81%) VPN
6 4 (4.65%) Broadband
7 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.33%) DNS
8 1 (1.16%) Internet
8 1 (1.16%) MPLS
8 1 (1.16%) BGP
8 1 (1.16%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.16%) TACACS
8 1 (1.16%) SCCP
8 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.16%) Wireless Security
8 1 (1.16%) DMVPN
General
1 22 (25.58%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Retail
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Management Information System
2 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Smartcard
4 3 (3.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.16%) Statistics
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Information Security
2 19 (22.09%) Security Management
3 17 (19.77%) ITIL
4 16 (18.60%) Information Security Management
4 16 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (15.12%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (13.95%) Cyber Security
7 10 (11.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (11.63%) Incident Management
8 8 (9.30%) IT Governance
8 8 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.14%) ISMS
9 7 (8.14%) Business Continuity
9 7 (8.14%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (6.98%) Identity Management
10 6 (6.98%) Service Management
11 5 (5.81%) Change Management
11 5 (5.81%) Data Security
12 4 (4.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) Perl
1 1 (1.16%) Python
1 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) CISSP
2 20 (23.26%) Degree
3 11 (12.79%) CISM
4 9 (10.47%) SSCP
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.49%) CISA
6 3 (3.49%) CCNP
6 3 (3.49%) PCI QSA
6 3 (3.49%) CEH
7 1 (1.16%) GCED
7 1 (1.16%) OSCP
7 1 (1.16%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.16%) GCIA
7 1 (1.16%) GSEC
7 1 (1.16%) GCIH
7 1 (1.16%) GCWN
7 1 (1.16%) CCNA
7 1 (1.16%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) CCSP
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (23.26%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.81%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Cisco
1 11 (12.79%) Tripwire
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) CheckPoint
3 8 (9.30%) McAfee
4 5 (5.81%) Remedy
5 4 (4.65%) Splunk
5 4 (4.65%) Websense
6 1 (1.16%) VMware
6 1 (1.16%) Symantec
6 1 (1.16%) Citrix
6 1 (1.16%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.16%) IronPort
6 1 (1.16%) Qualys
6 1 (1.16%) Trend Micro