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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 227 213 254
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 25 55 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.69% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.72% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 9
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +40.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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
7044 7641 7237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.82% 95.82% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5895 6366 6193
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +6 13 £45,000 +15.38%
Hertfordshire -8 7 £51,250 +13.88%
Suffolk - 3 £49,000 -
Bedfordshire +5 1 £34,000 -24.44%
Cambridgeshire -16 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 41 (53.95%) Information Security
2 29 (38.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (35.53%) CISSP
4 24 (31.58%) Firewall
4 24 (31.58%) Finance
5 23 (30.26%) Degree
6 19 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 19 (25.00%) ITIL
7 17 (22.37%) PCI DSS
8 16 (21.05%) Incident Management
8 16 (21.05%) Cisco
9 15 (19.74%) Security Management
10 14 (18.42%) Information Security Management
10 14 (18.42%) Windows
11 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
11 13 (17.11%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (17.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (15.79%) Tripwire
13 10 (13.16%) CISM
13 10 (13.16%) CheckPoint
13 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (11.84%) Cyber Security
14 9 (11.84%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (11.84%) IT Governance
14 9 (11.84%) Time Management
14 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
14 9 (11.84%) McAfee
15 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
15 8 (10.53%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (31.58%) Firewall
2 7 (9.21%) Network Security
3 6 (7.89%) LAN
3 6 (7.89%) WAN
3 6 (7.89%) Wireless
3 6 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (6.58%) VPN
5 4 (5.26%) Broadband
6 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.63%) DNS
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
7 1 (1.32%) TACACS
7 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.32%) Wireless Security
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.58%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.63%) PKI
5 2 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
6 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.32%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.42%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) Information Security
2 19 (25.00%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 15 (19.74%) Security Management
5 14 (18.42%) Information Security Management
6 13 (17.11%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (17.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (11.84%) Cyber Security
7 9 (11.84%) IT Governance
7 9 (11.84%) Time Management
8 8 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (9.21%) ISMS
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (9.21%) Business Continuity
10 6 (7.89%) Identity Management
10 6 (7.89%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (6.58%) TOGAF
11 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) C
2 1 (1.32%) Perl
2 1 (1.32%) Python
2 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) CISSP
2 23 (30.26%) Degree
3 10 (13.16%) CISM
4 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (9.21%) SSCP
4 7 (9.21%) CCNP
4 7 (9.21%) CEH
5 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.63%) CISA
9 1 (1.32%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (1.32%) GCIA
9 1 (1.32%) GSEC
9 1 (1.32%) GCIH
9 1 (1.32%) GCWN
9 1 (1.32%) GCED
9 1 (1.32%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (38.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (22.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 13 (17.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Cisco
2 12 (15.79%) Tripwire
3 10 (13.16%) CheckPoint
4 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.84%) McAfee
5 4 (5.26%) Websense
5 4 (5.26%) Splunk
6 2 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (1.32%) Symantec
7 1 (1.32%) IronPort
7 1 (1.32%) Qualys
7 1 (1.32%) Trend Micro