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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 221 237 240
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 44 6 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.087% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.091% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42 6 23
Average salary £46,250 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.44% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,150 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
7433 6612 8578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.62% 96.37% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6091 5305 7435
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the 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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
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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
Hertfordshire -3 19 £50,000 +69.49%
Cambridgeshire +9 17 £40,000 -4.76%
Essex -9 7 £48,000 +15.66%
Suffolk - 1 £47,500 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 39 (48.75%) Information Security
2 30 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (33.75%) SIEM
4 23 (28.75%) CISSP
5 17 (21.25%) PCI DSS
6 16 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (13.75%) Nessus
7 11 (13.75%) Problem Management
7 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
8 10 (12.50%) CRM
8 10 (12.50%) Network Security
8 10 (12.50%) Time Management
8 10 (12.50%) GCIA
8 10 (12.50%) GCIH
8 10 (12.50%) SSCP
8 10 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (11.25%) Finance
9 9 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (11.25%) LAN
9 9 (11.25%) WAN
10 8 (10.00%) CISA
11 7 (8.75%) WSUS
12 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
13 5 (6.25%) CISM
13 5 (6.25%) Security Management
13 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
13 5 (6.25%) Degree
13 5 (6.25%) CGEIT
13 5 (6.25%) CRISC

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) SAP ERP
1 4 (5.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.50%) Network Security
3 9 (11.25%) LAN
3 9 (11.25%) WAN
4 3 (3.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.25%) DNS
General
1 9 (11.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
1 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) Information Security
2 27 (33.75%) SIEM
3 16 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (13.75%) Problem Management
5 10 (12.50%) CRM
5 10 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (12.50%) Time Management
6 9 (11.25%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.25%) Security Management
8 4 (5.00%) ERP
8 4 (5.00%) Quality Management
8 4 (5.00%) IT Governance
8 4 (5.00%) ITIL
8 4 (5.00%) SAP Security
8 4 (5.00%) Cyber Security
9 2 (2.50%) Digital Forensics
9 2 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.50%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) C#
1 1 (1.25%) C++
1 1 (1.25%) Java
1 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) CISSP
2 10 (12.50%) SSCP
2 10 (12.50%) GCIA
2 10 (12.50%) GCIH
3 8 (10.00%) CISA
4 5 (6.25%) CISM
4 5 (6.25%) Degree
4 5 (6.25%) CGEIT
4 5 (6.25%) CRISC
5 4 (5.00%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (21.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (13.75%) Nessus
2 7 (8.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) SAP
2 4 (5.00%) LogRhythm
3 3 (3.75%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.75%) Remedy
3 3 (3.75%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.25%) Qualys
4 1 (1.25%) F5
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Rapid7