The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 659 792 824
Rank change year-on-year
+133 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 252 153 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 231 128 128
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
Information Security Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Information Security Analyst Salary Trend in England

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Information Security Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Information Security Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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
London +72 141 £55,000 +4.76% 9
South East +38 51 £50,000 +17.64% 2
East Midlands +26 15 £45,000 -
West Midlands -9 12 £45,000 +2.85% 1
North West +21 10 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Yorkshire +17 10 £51,000 +25.15%
East of England +9 5 £55,000 +0.91%
South West -15 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North East - 4 £27,500 -
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 459 (99.57%) Information Security
2 276 (59.87%) CISSP
3 248 (53.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 156 (33.84%) CISM
4 156 (33.84%) Finance
5 122 (26.46%) PCI DSS
6 106 (22.99%) Risk Management
7 103 (22.34%) CISA
7 103 (22.34%) Management Information System
8 99 (21.48%) Degree
9 91 (19.74%) Data Protection
10 86 (18.66%) Penetration Testing
11 78 (16.92%) ITIL
12 77 (16.70%) Firewall
13 76 (16.49%) Vulnerability Management
14 75 (16.27%) Windows
15 74 (16.05%) Internet
16 63 (13.67%) Security Operations
17 62 (13.45%) SIEM
18 59 (12.80%) Security Management
19 58 (12.58%) IT Audit
20 56 (12.15%) Banking
20 56 (12.15%) COBIT
21 55 (11.93%) CISMP
22 54 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (11.50%) Information Security Management
24 52 (11.28%) Computer Science
25 48 (10.41%) Risk Assessment
26 45 (9.76%) ISMS
27 44 (9.54%) Cybersecurity

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.22%) IIS
2 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) assyst
1 3 (0.65%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 77 (16.70%) Firewall
2 74 (16.05%) Internet
3 42 (9.11%) Intranet
4 29 (6.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 29 (6.29%) Network Security
5 22 (4.77%) LAN
5 22 (4.77%) WAN
6 19 (4.12%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.25%) VPN
7 15 (3.25%) Wireless
8 12 (2.60%) HTTP
9 5 (1.08%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.65%) DMZ
10 3 (0.65%) WebEx
11 2 (0.43%) DNS
11 2 (0.43%) SMTP
11 2 (0.43%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.43%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) AppScan
2 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 156 (33.84%) Finance
2 56 (12.15%) Banking
3 36 (7.81%) Legal
4 22 (4.77%) Law
5 20 (4.34%) Retail
6 16 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.74%) Advertising
9 5 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Games
12 2 (0.43%) Marketing
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.65%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.22%) Middleware
2 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 103 (22.34%) Management Information System
2 54 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (11.28%) Computer Science
4 37 (8.03%) SWIFT
5 36 (7.81%) Cyberthreat
6 28 (6.07%) CESG
7 23 (4.99%) Data Protection Act
8 14 (3.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 12 (2.60%) Cryptography
10 10 (2.17%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.95%) Life Science
12 7 (1.52%) BYOD
13 4 (0.87%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.87%) VCE vBlock
14 3 (0.65%) AS400
14 3 (0.65%) Clustering
14 3 (0.65%) FMCG
14 3 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
14 3 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 75 (16.27%) Windows
2 39 (8.46%) Unix
3 33 (7.16%) Linux
4 12 (2.60%) Solaris
5 9 (1.95%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.87%) CentOS
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (99.57%) Information Security
2 106 (22.99%) Risk Management
3 91 (19.74%) Data Protection
4 86 (18.66%) Penetration Testing
5 78 (16.92%) ITIL
6 76 (16.49%) Vulnerability Management
7 63 (13.67%) Security Operations
8 62 (13.45%) SIEM
9 59 (12.80%) Security Management
10 58 (12.58%) IT Audit
11 53 (11.50%) Information Security Management
12 48 (10.41%) Risk Assessment
13 45 (9.76%) ISMS
14 44 (9.54%) Cybersecurity
15 36 (7.81%) Security Testing
16 34 (7.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 28 (6.07%) Business Continuity
17 28 (6.07%) SDLC
18 27 (5.86%) Incident Management
18 27 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.47%) SQL
2 5 (1.08%) Perl
3 4 (0.87%) C
4 3 (0.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.22%) AWK
5 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.22%) C++
5 1 (0.22%) Java
5 1 (0.22%) PHP
5 1 (0.22%) sed
5 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 276 (59.87%) CISSP
2 156 (33.84%) CISM
3 103 (22.34%) CISA
4 99 (21.48%) Degree
5 55 (11.93%) CISMP
6 37 (8.03%) CEH
7 36 (7.81%) CRISC
8 32 (6.94%) GIAC
9 19 (4.12%) SANS
9 19 (4.12%) SSCP
10 16 (3.47%) GCIH
11 12 (2.60%) GCIA
12 9 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (1.95%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.74%) GISF
14 7 (1.52%) ISSAP
14 7 (1.52%) OSCP
15 4 (0.87%) CCNA
15 4 (0.87%) ISACA
16 3 (0.65%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (53.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 122 (26.46%) PCI DSS
3 56 (12.15%) COBIT
4 21 (4.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (2.60%) QA
6 11 (2.39%) ISO27002
7 5 (1.08%) COSO
8 2 (0.43%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 11 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.65%) Snort
Systems Management
1 26 (5.64%) Nessus
2 11 (2.39%) RSA Archer
3 9 (1.95%) SCCM
4 3 (0.65%) EnCase
4 3 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.65%) OpenVAS
5 2 (0.43%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.43%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 41 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.64%) Remedy
3 20 (4.34%) Qualys
3 20 (4.34%) VMware
4 16 (3.47%) Cisco
5 10 (2.17%) Cyber-Ark
6 9 (1.95%) Symantec
7 8 (1.74%) Splunk
8 7 (1.52%) Forcepoint
8 7 (1.52%) Intel Security
9 6 (1.30%) Palo Alto
10 5 (1.08%) Acunetix
10 5 (1.08%) IBM
11 4 (0.87%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.87%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.65%) Bomgar
12 3 (0.65%) Citrix
12 3 (0.65%) HP
12 3 (0.65%) Kaseya
13 2 (0.43%) Veracode
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