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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 703 755 823
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +68
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 181 104 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.10% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 162 82 56
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
103237 94545 105384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84342 79126 90809
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 +36 90 £55,000 +29.41% 6
South East -23 36 £43,500 +8.75%
East of England +4 22 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands -4 9 £36,500 +7.35% 1
North West -19 8 £35,000 -6.66%
West Midlands -10 6 £32,500 - 1
South West -16 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire -54 4 £36,500 +14.06% 1
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 340 (100.00%) Information Security
2 131 (38.53%) CISSP
3 126 (37.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 112 (32.94%) Finance
5 110 (32.35%) Firewall
6 93 (27.35%) Penetration Testing
7 89 (26.18%) Management Information System
8 77 (22.65%) PCI DSS
9 74 (21.76%) Degree
10 71 (20.88%) Windows
11 68 (20.00%) UNIX
11 68 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 67 (19.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 65 (19.12%) E-Commerce
14 57 (16.76%) CISM
15 56 (16.47%) Network Security
16 45 (13.24%) ITIL
16 45 (13.24%) Linux
17 44 (12.94%) ISMS
18 43 (12.65%) Risk Management
19 40 (11.76%) Security Management
20 38 (11.18%) TCP/IP
21 34 (10.00%) WAN
21 34 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
22 33 (9.71%) LAN
22 33 (9.71%) Information Security Management
22 33 (9.71%) Data Protection
23 32 (9.41%) Legal
23 32 (9.41%) Kalman Filter
24 31 (9.12%) Cisco

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.82%) MS Office
3 12 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.24%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 110 (32.35%) Firewall
2 56 (16.47%) Network Security
3 38 (11.18%) TCP/IP
4 34 (10.00%) WAN
4 34 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 33 (9.71%) LAN
6 21 (6.18%) Internet
7 13 (3.82%) Intranet
8 6 (1.76%) VPN
8 6 (1.76%) Wireless
9 4 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.88%) DNS
10 3 (0.88%) SAN
11 2 (0.59%) LDAP
11 2 (0.59%) NGN
12 1 (0.29%) IPsec
12 1 (0.29%) ATM
12 1 (0.29%) DMZ
12 1 (0.29%) Extranet
12 1 (0.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.59%) Big Data
2 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 112 (32.94%) Finance
2 32 (9.41%) Legal
3 21 (6.18%) Law
4 19 (5.59%) Banking
5 8 (2.35%) Retail
5 8 (2.35%) Multimedia
6 7 (2.06%) Games
7 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.59%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.88%) Web Services
2 8 (2.35%) .NET
3 2 (0.59%) Middleware
4 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.29%) Java EE
4 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 89 (26.18%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.18%) NHS
5 2 (0.59%) CESG
5 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 71 (20.88%) Windows
2 68 (20.00%) UNIX
3 45 (13.24%) Linux
4 2 (0.59%) Solaris
5 1 (0.29%) AIX
5 1 (0.29%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (100.00%) Information Security
2 93 (27.35%) Penetration Testing
3 67 (19.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 65 (19.12%) E-Commerce
5 45 (13.24%) ITIL
6 44 (12.94%) ISMS
7 43 (12.65%) Risk Management
8 40 (11.76%) Security Management
9 33 (9.71%) Information Security Management
9 33 (9.71%) Data Protection
10 32 (9.41%) Kalman Filter
11 31 (9.12%) Vulnerability Management
11 31 (9.12%) Risk Assessment
12 30 (8.82%) Change Management
13 25 (7.35%) Risk Analysis
14 24 (7.06%) Security Testing
15 23 (6.76%) Network Architecture
16 20 (5.88%) SIEM
16 20 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (5.59%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.35%) SQL
2 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
2 3 (0.88%) C
2 3 (0.88%) Java
3 2 (0.59%) Perl
3 2 (0.59%) C#
4 1 (0.29%) Python
4 1 (0.29%) Ruby
4 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 131 (38.53%) CISSP
2 74 (21.76%) Degree
3 57 (16.76%) CISM
4 27 (7.94%) CISA
5 22 (6.47%) GIAC
6 18 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (4.71%) CEH
8 14 (4.12%) CRISC
9 12 (3.53%) ISSAP
9 12 (3.53%) ISSMP
9 12 (3.53%) MCSE
10 10 (2.94%) SSCP
11 9 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (2.65%) CCNA
12 8 (2.35%) CCSA
12 8 (2.35%) CGEIT
13 6 (1.76%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.76%) EnCE
14 5 (1.47%) Security+ Certification
14 5 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (37.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (22.65%) PCI DSS
3 27 (7.94%) COBIT
4 9 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.76%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.18%) SLA
7 2 (0.59%) BS7799
7 2 (0.59%) COSO
8 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.59%) Snort
3 1 (0.29%) Nmap
3 1 (0.29%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 14 (4.12%) Nessus
2 3 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.59%) OSSEC
3 2 (0.59%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.12%) Cisco
3 29 (8.53%) Qualys
4 25 (7.35%) CheckPoint
5 12 (3.53%) Symantec
6 11 (3.24%) McAfee
7 6 (1.76%) Sourcefire
7 6 (1.76%) Splunk
8 3 (0.88%) Websense
9 2 (0.59%) Tripwire
9 2 (0.59%) TippingPoint
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle
9 2 (0.59%) Sun
9 2 (0.59%) HP
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.29%) Apple
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.29%) Tufin
10 1 (0.29%) Google
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