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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 204 231 250
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 50 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.69% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45 12 16
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £40,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £18,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,400 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
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
6887 6356 8187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.31% 96.32% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5580 5135 7089
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 £62,500 £57,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Hertfordshire +2 24 £50,000 -0.99%
Cambridgeshire +9 15 £40,000 +1.91% 2
Essex -6 8 £48,000 -8.57%
Suffolk - 3 £35,000 - 2
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 33 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (40.28%) Information Security
3 26 (36.11%) CISSP
4 18 (25.00%) SIEM
5 15 (20.83%) Network Security
6 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 11 (15.28%) Nessus
7 11 (15.28%) SSCP
7 11 (15.28%) PCI DSS
8 10 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (13.89%) LAN
8 10 (13.89%) WAN
8 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
8 10 (13.89%) CRM
8 10 (13.89%) GCIA
8 10 (13.89%) GCIH
8 10 (13.89%) Time Management
8 10 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (9.72%) Degree
9 7 (9.72%) ITIL
9 7 (9.72%) Remedy
10 6 (8.33%) CISA
10 6 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Finance
10 6 (8.33%) Cyber Security
11 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
11 5 (6.94%) Windows
12 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
12 4 (5.56%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) Network Security
2 10 (13.89%) LAN
2 10 (13.89%) WAN
2 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.39%) Wireless
4 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.39%) SCCP
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Information Security
2 18 (25.00%) SIEM
3 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 10 (13.89%) Time Management
4 10 (13.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 10 (13.89%) CRM
4 10 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (9.72%) ITIL
6 6 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (8.33%) Cyber Security
7 3 (4.17%) Security Management
8 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.78%) Service Management
8 2 (2.78%) Information Security Management
8 2 (2.78%) Data Security
8 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.78%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.78%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) C#
1 1 (1.39%) C++
1 1 (1.39%) Java
1 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (36.11%) CISSP
2 11 (15.28%) SSCP
3 10 (13.89%) GCIA
3 10 (13.89%) GCIH
4 7 (9.72%) Degree
5 6 (8.33%) CISA
6 3 (4.17%) CISM
7 2 (2.78%) PCI QSA
7 2 (2.78%) CGEIT
7 2 (2.78%) CRISC
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (15.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Nessus
2 2 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Remedy
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) ArcSight
3 3 (4.17%) Sourcefire
4 2 (2.78%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) Qualys
5 1 (1.39%) F5
5 1 (1.39%) Rapid7
5 1 (1.39%) HP
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