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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 749 798 825
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +27
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 101 48 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.050% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.053% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 95 36 50
Average salary £44,000 £50,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.87% +21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,827 £27,500 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.91% -16.25%
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
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%

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 30 January 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 30 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
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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 +22 45 £49,000 -21.60% 2
Yorkshire +2 15 £38,000 +26.66% 1
South West - 14 £38,000 -
North West -4 10 £40,000 +45.45%
East of England -8 8 £35,000 -30.69% 3
South East -22 6 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -16 3 £33,045 - 1
IT Security Analyst
UK

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 97 (55.11%) Information Security
2 79 (44.89%) CISSP
3 70 (39.77%) Firewall
4 51 (28.98%) Windows
5 48 (27.27%) Finance
5 48 (27.27%) SIEM
6 39 (22.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 38 (21.59%) Management Information System
8 37 (21.02%) Penetration Testing
9 35 (19.89%) ITIL
10 34 (19.32%) PCI DSS
11 33 (18.75%) Network Security
12 32 (18.18%) Cisco
13 29 (16.48%) Active Directory
14 28 (15.91%) Kalman Filter
15 27 (15.34%) CISM
16 26 (14.77%) UNIX
17 24 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (13.64%) Banking
18 22 (12.50%) TCP/IP
18 22 (12.50%) Degree
19 21 (11.93%) LAN
19 21 (11.93%) CEH
19 21 (11.93%) Risk Management
20 20 (11.36%) VPN
21 19 (10.80%) Security Management
21 19 (10.80%) Disaster Recovery
21 19 (10.80%) Security Testing
22 18 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (10.23%) CheckPoint

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.27%) MS Office
3 3 (1.70%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (39.77%) Firewall
2 33 (18.75%) Network Security
3 22 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 21 (11.93%) LAN
5 20 (11.36%) VPN
6 18 (10.23%) WAN
7 17 (9.66%) DNS
7 17 (9.66%) Wireshark
8 15 (8.52%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (8.52%) Internet
9 13 (7.39%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (5.68%) tcpdump
10 10 (5.68%) Wireless
10 10 (5.68%) SSL
11 8 (4.55%) SMTP
12 6 (3.41%) HTTP
13 5 (2.84%) IMAP
13 5 (2.84%) POP3
14 3 (1.70%) FTP
14 3 (1.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (2.84%) MySQL
2 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Metasploit
General
1 48 (27.27%) Finance
2 24 (13.64%) Banking
3 17 (9.66%) Law
4 13 (7.39%) Legal
5 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.84%) Advertising
7 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.70%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.98%) REST
1 7 (3.98%) OAuth
1 7 (3.98%) SAML
2 5 (2.84%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.57%) JSP
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.59%) Management Information System
2 18 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.55%) Cryptography
3 8 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.27%) PKI
5 2 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.57%) RMADS
6 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.57%) Open Source
6 1 (0.57%) SecurID
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
6 1 (0.57%) CMDB
6 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 51 (28.98%) Windows
2 26 (14.77%) UNIX
3 18 (10.23%) Linux
4 6 (3.41%) Solaris
5 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) AIX
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (55.11%) Information Security
2 48 (27.27%) SIEM
3 37 (21.02%) Penetration Testing
4 35 (19.89%) ITIL
5 28 (15.91%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (11.93%) Risk Management
7 19 (10.80%) Security Management
7 19 (10.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (10.80%) Security Testing
8 16 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 15 (8.52%) Identity Management
10 14 (7.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (7.39%) Ethical Hacking
11 13 (7.39%) PRINCE2
12 11 (6.25%) Information Security Management
12 11 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (5.68%) Incident Management
13 10 (5.68%) Data Security
14 9 (5.11%) Business Continuity
15 8 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.98%) PHP
1 7 (3.98%) SQL
2 6 (3.41%) Java
3 5 (2.84%) Perl
3 5 (2.84%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.14%) Python
4 2 (1.14%) C
5 1 (0.57%) C#
5 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 79 (44.89%) CISSP
2 27 (15.34%) CISM
3 24 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (12.50%) Degree
5 21 (11.93%) CEH
6 15 (8.52%) CCSP
7 14 (7.95%) Security Cleared
8 13 (7.39%) SC Cleared
8 13 (7.39%) GIAC
8 13 (7.39%) SSCP
9 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (5.68%) MCSA
10 9 (5.11%) CCNA
11 7 (3.98%) DV Cleared
11 7 (3.98%) MCP
11 7 (3.98%) GCIA
11 7 (3.98%) GCIH
12 6 (3.41%) CCSE
12 6 (3.41%) CISA
12 6 (3.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (22.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (19.32%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.98%) QA
4 6 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.70%) COBIT
7 2 (1.14%) SLA
8 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (16.48%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.95%) Snort
3 5 (2.84%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 11 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (2.84%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.70%) Nessus
4 1 (0.57%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (18.18%) Cisco
2 18 (10.23%) CheckPoint
3 16 (9.09%) Splunk
4 14 (7.95%) Symantec
4 14 (7.95%) Oracle
5 13 (7.39%) NetIQ
5 13 (7.39%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.82%) Sun
7 11 (6.25%) LogRhythm
8 8 (4.55%) Websense
8 8 (4.55%) Qualys
9 7 (3.98%) ArcSight
9 7 (3.98%) Juniper
10 6 (3.41%) Sourcefire
10 6 (3.41%) McAfee
11 5 (2.84%) Postini
11 5 (2.84%) Webroot
11 5 (2.84%) Clearswift
12 4 (2.27%) Tufin
12 4 (2.27%) AlgoSec
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Science Park, Cambridge, East Anglia
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £41,300 - £46,500 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick
University of Warwick
Salary: £28,695 - £37,394 pa plus £5000 market supplement
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: £34,318 per annum plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Cambridge Assessment
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