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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 222 206 234
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 37 58 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.81% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.83% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 21
Average salary £52,500 £43,250 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.38% -11.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.29%
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
6735 6957 6663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.55% 96.75% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5506 5648 5392
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 0 22 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Essex +6 11 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Bedfordshire +3 2 £33,875 -15.31% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 2 £31,500 -26.74% 1
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 34 (59.65%) Information Security
2 24 (42.11%) CISSP
3 18 (31.58%) SIEM
4 17 (29.82%) PCI DSS
5 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (26.32%) Firewall
6 14 (24.56%) GCIH
6 14 (24.56%) Nessus
6 14 (24.56%) Security Operations
7 11 (19.30%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (19.30%) GCIA
7 11 (19.30%) SSCP
8 9 (15.79%) CRM
8 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 8 (14.04%) Windows
9 8 (14.04%) Linux
9 8 (14.04%) Internet
9 8 (14.04%) Network Security
10 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (12.28%) Time Management
10 7 (12.28%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
11 6 (10.53%) Security Management
11 6 (10.53%) LAN
11 6 (10.53%) WAN
11 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
11 6 (10.53%) COBIT
11 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (8.77%) Degree
12 5 (8.77%) Security Testing

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (3.51%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) SAP R/3
2 3 (5.26%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.51%) SAP GRC
3 2 (3.51%) SAP HCM
3 2 (3.51%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.04%) Internet
3 8 (14.04%) Network Security
4 6 (10.53%) LAN
4 6 (10.53%) WAN
5 5 (8.77%) VPN
6 4 (7.02%) Wireless
6 4 (7.02%) Wireless Security
7 3 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Metasploit
2 2 (3.51%) LSMW
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Local Government
2 2 (3.51%) Publishing
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) CESG
2 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.51%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Information Security
2 18 (31.58%) SIEM
3 14 (24.56%) Security Operations
4 11 (19.30%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (15.79%) CRM
6 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.28%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Time Management
7 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (10.53%) Security Management
8 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (7.02%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (7.02%) ITIL
9 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.02%) Threat Management
9 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (7.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) C
1 2 (3.51%) Python
1 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.75%) ABAP
2 1 (1.75%) C#
2 1 (1.75%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) CISSP
2 14 (24.56%) GCIH
3 11 (19.30%) GCIA
3 11 (19.30%) SSCP
4 5 (8.77%) CISM
4 5 (8.77%) Degree
5 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) CCNA
6 3 (5.26%) CEH
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.26%) GIAC
6 3 (5.26%) MCSE
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.26%) RHCE
6 3 (5.26%) SANS
7 2 (3.51%) CCNP
7 2 (3.51%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (3.51%) CLAS
7 2 (3.51%) CRISC
7 2 (3.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.82%) PCI DSS
2 15 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (10.53%) COBIT
4 2 (3.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (3.51%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) Nessus
2 3 (5.26%) Nexpose
2 3 (5.26%) QRadar
2 3 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Symantec
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.75%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.75%) IronPort
4 1 (1.75%) Qualys
4 1 (1.75%) Rapid7
4 1 (1.75%) Tripwire
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