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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 671 764 822
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 164 78 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.080% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.085% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 138 67 28
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 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
London +52 97 £45,000 -23.07% 7
Yorkshire +13 26 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East of England - 11 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +32 10 £47,500 +43.93%
West Midlands -21 7 £38,500 -23.00%
South East -36 7 £37,500 -18.47% 3
South West -15 5 £42,500 +28.78% 1
North West - 1 £40,000 - 1
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 347 (99.71%) Information Security
2 212 (60.92%) CISSP
3 129 (37.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 119 (34.20%) PCI DSS
5 105 (30.17%) Finance
6 101 (29.02%) Firewall
7 91 (26.15%) CISM
8 88 (25.29%) Degree
9 71 (20.40%) Management Information System
10 63 (18.10%) Windows
11 55 (15.80%) COBIT
12 54 (15.52%) Data Protection
13 48 (13.79%) Network Security
13 48 (13.79%) ITIL
13 48 (13.79%) Banking
14 46 (13.22%) UNIX
15 44 (12.64%) Security Management
16 43 (12.36%) Risk Management
16 43 (12.36%) E-Commerce
17 40 (11.49%) Microsoft
18 38 (10.92%) CISA
19 37 (10.63%) Information Assurance
20 35 (10.06%) Penetration Testing
21 33 (9.48%) CEH
21 33 (9.48%) Information Security Management
22 32 (9.20%) Security Testing
23 31 (8.91%) ISMS
23 31 (8.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 31 (8.91%) GIAC
23 31 (8.91%) Cisco

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.01%) MS Office
2 7 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.01%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.15%) SaaS
1 4 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (29.02%) Firewall
2 48 (13.79%) Network Security
3 26 (7.47%) Internet
3 26 (7.47%) TCP/IP
4 24 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 23 (6.61%) Intranet
6 19 (5.46%) VPN
7 15 (4.31%) WAN
8 13 (3.74%) LAN
9 10 (2.87%) Wireless
10 9 (2.59%) Wireshark
11 8 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.44%) SMTP
13 4 (1.15%) IPsec
13 4 (1.15%) LDAP
14 3 (0.86%) DMZ
14 3 (0.86%) SSL
15 1 (0.29%) SAN
15 1 (0.29%) DNS
15 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.57%) Big Data
3 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Metasploit
General
1 105 (30.17%) Finance
2 48 (13.79%) Banking
3 23 (6.61%) Law
4 10 (2.87%) Retail
5 9 (2.59%) Legal
6 8 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.30%) Publishing
7 5 (1.44%) Marketing
8 4 (1.15%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.15%) Back Office
8 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.86%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Automotive
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.16%) Web Services
2 6 (1.72%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.86%) Middleware
4 1 (0.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (20.40%) Management Information System
2 20 (5.75%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.60%) SWIFT
5 14 (4.02%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.57%) Online Gambling
7 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.57%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.29%) Online Games
8 1 (0.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (18.10%) Windows
2 46 (13.22%) UNIX
3 26 (7.47%) Linux
4 5 (1.44%) Solaris
4 5 (1.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (99.71%) Information Security
2 54 (15.52%) Data Protection
3 48 (13.79%) ITIL
4 44 (12.64%) Security Management
5 43 (12.36%) Risk Management
5 43 (12.36%) E-Commerce
6 37 (10.63%) Information Assurance
7 35 (10.06%) Penetration Testing
8 33 (9.48%) Information Security Management
9 32 (9.20%) Security Testing
10 31 (8.91%) ISMS
10 31 (8.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 29 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (8.05%) SIEM
13 22 (6.32%) Risk Assessment
14 21 (6.03%) Business Continuity
15 19 (5.46%) Vulnerability Management
16 18 (5.17%) Network Architecture
17 16 (4.60%) Cyber Security
18 14 (4.02%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.72%) PowerShell
2 5 (1.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 212 (60.92%) CISSP
2 91 (26.15%) CISM
3 88 (25.29%) Degree
4 38 (10.92%) CISA
5 33 (9.48%) CEH
6 31 (8.91%) GIAC
7 24 (6.90%) CISMP
8 20 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (4.31%) ISSAP
9 15 (4.31%) ISSMP
10 14 (4.02%) CRISC
11 13 (3.74%) MCP
12 11 (3.16%) MCSE
12 11 (3.16%) SSCP
13 10 (2.87%) Security+ Certification
14 9 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (2.59%) CCNA
15 8 (2.30%) MCSA
16 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
16 4 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (37.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 119 (34.20%) PCI DSS
3 55 (15.80%) COBIT
4 21 (6.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 8 (2.30%) SLA
7 6 (1.72%) BS7799
8 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.57%) COSO
10 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 20 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.86%) Nmap
3 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.02%) Nessus
2 4 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.86%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 40 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.91%) Cisco
3 21 (6.03%) CheckPoint
4 14 (4.02%) McAfee
5 13 (3.74%) VMware
6 12 (3.45%) Qualys
7 7 (2.01%) Websense
7 7 (2.01%) Symantec
8 5 (1.44%) HP
8 5 (1.44%) Tripwire
9 4 (1.15%) ArcSight
10 3 (0.86%) Blue Coat
10 3 (0.86%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (0.86%) TippingPoint
11 2 (0.57%) F5
11 2 (0.57%) NetApp
11 2 (0.57%) Dell
11 2 (0.57%) Sun
12 1 (0.29%) NCR
12 1 (0.29%) Nokia
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