The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 760 812 799
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 108 89 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.080% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.085% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 95 83 55
Average salary £45,000 £50,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% +47.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,218 £37,700 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,450 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +46.15%
IT 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
98006 104685 98144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.59% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80950 85693 82553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

IT Security Analyst Salary Trend in England

IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

IT Security Analyst Salary Histogram in England

IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
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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 +20 44 £55,000 +1.85% 1
East of England +23 24 £44,450 -11.10% 4
South East +22 14 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 10 £30,272 - 1
Yorkshire +20 8 £37,500 +16.60%
South West - 3 £55,000 -
East Midlands +11 2 £38,250 -1.92%
North West - 1 - -
IT Security Analyst
UK

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 124 (59.62%) Information Security
2 87 (41.83%) CISSP
3 70 (33.65%) Firewall
4 60 (28.85%) Windows
4 60 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 58 (27.88%) Management Information System
6 55 (26.44%) Finance
7 54 (25.96%) SIEM
8 51 (24.52%) ITIL
9 44 (21.15%) Degree
9 44 (21.15%) PCI DSS
10 38 (18.27%) Network Security
10 38 (18.27%) Penetration Testing
11 34 (16.35%) Active Directory
12 31 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (14.42%) Kalman Filter
14 28 (13.46%) Cisco
15 27 (12.98%) Risk Assessment
16 26 (12.50%) CISM
17 25 (12.02%) Risk Management
17 25 (12.02%) Banking
17 25 (12.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 24 (11.54%) Internet
18 24 (11.54%) Security Testing
19 22 (10.58%) Vulnerability Management
19 22 (10.58%) SSCP
20 21 (10.10%) Microsoft
21 18 (8.65%) Linux
21 18 (8.65%) CEH
22 17 (8.17%) Wireless

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (33.65%) Firewall
2 38 (18.27%) Network Security
3 24 (11.54%) Internet
4 17 (8.17%) VPN
4 17 (8.17%) Wireless
4 17 (8.17%) LAN
4 17 (8.17%) WAN
4 17 (8.17%) Wireshark
5 13 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 12 (5.77%) DNS
7 11 (5.29%) SSL
7 11 (5.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (4.33%) tcpdump
9 7 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (2.88%) SMTP
11 4 (1.92%) POP3
11 4 (1.92%) HTTP
11 4 (1.92%) IMAP
12 2 (0.96%) LDAP
12 2 (0.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.92%) MySQL
2 3 (1.44%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
General
1 55 (26.44%) Finance
2 25 (12.02%) Banking
3 12 (5.77%) Retail
4 9 (4.33%) Retail Banking
4 9 (4.33%) Law
5 8 (3.85%) Legal
6 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.37%) SAML
1 7 (3.37%) OAuth
1 7 (3.37%) REST
2 4 (1.92%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.48%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (27.88%) Management Information System
2 31 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.73%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.73%) Cryptography
4 9 (4.33%) Online Banking
4 9 (4.33%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.92%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.96%) PKI
6 2 (0.96%) Open Source
7 1 (0.48%) CMDB
7 1 (0.48%) RMADS
7 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.48%) Statistics
7 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (28.85%) Windows
2 18 (8.65%) Linux
3 14 (6.73%) UNIX
4 5 (2.40%) Solaris
5 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.48%) VMS
6 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (59.62%) Information Security
2 54 (25.96%) SIEM
3 51 (24.52%) ITIL
4 38 (18.27%) Penetration Testing
5 30 (14.42%) Kalman Filter
6 27 (12.98%) Risk Assessment
7 25 (12.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 25 (12.02%) Risk Management
8 24 (11.54%) Security Testing
9 22 (10.58%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (7.69%) Incident Management
11 15 (7.21%) Business Continuity
11 15 (7.21%) Identity Management
11 15 (7.21%) PRINCE2
12 14 (6.73%) Security Management
12 14 (6.73%) Cyber Security
13 11 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (5.29%) Information Security Management
14 8 (3.85%) Service Delivery
15 7 (3.37%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.81%) SQL
2 5 (2.40%) Perl
2 5 (2.40%) PHP
3 4 (1.92%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.92%) Java
4 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.96%) Python
6 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 87 (41.83%) CISSP
2 44 (21.15%) Degree
3 26 (12.50%) CISM
4 22 (10.58%) SSCP
5 18 (8.65%) CEH
6 12 (5.77%) Security Cleared
6 12 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (5.29%) MCSA
7 11 (5.29%) SC Cleared
7 11 (5.29%) GIAC
8 9 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.85%) CHFI
9 8 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (3.37%) MCP
11 6 (2.88%) CCSP
11 6 (2.88%) CCNA
11 6 (2.88%) CISA
11 6 (2.88%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.88%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (28.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (21.15%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 7 (3.37%) COBIT
5 4 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (16.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.73%) Snort
3 4 (1.92%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.96%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.96%) XenApp
4 2 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (2.40%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (1.92%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.96%) Nessus
3 2 (0.96%) SCCM
3 2 (0.96%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.48%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (13.46%) Cisco
2 21 (10.10%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.73%) CheckPoint
4 13 (6.25%) Splunk
5 10 (4.81%) Websense
6 7 (3.37%) Symantec
6 7 (3.37%) McAfee
6 7 (3.37%) VMware
6 7 (3.37%) Qualys
6 7 (3.37%) LogRhythm
7 6 (2.88%) Sourcefire
7 6 (2.88%) Oracle
8 5 (2.40%) Sun
8 5 (2.40%) HP
9 4 (1.92%) NetIQ
9 4 (1.92%) Juniper
9 4 (1.92%) Tripwire
9 4 (1.92%) Clearswift
9 4 (1.92%) Webroot
9 4 (1.92%) Postini
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