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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 773 780 781
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 105 121 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 86 108 57
Average salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.05% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £53,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +15 35 £50,000 -5.66% 1
East of England +14 21 £47,500 +5.55%
South East +19 18 £33,500 -21.17% 1
South West +3 14 £41,250 +37.50%
Yorkshire -32 6 £38,000 +12.59% 3
West Midlands -6 5 £35,750 +48.95%
East Midlands +3 3 £37,500 -3.84%
North West - 1 - - 1
IT Security Analyst
UK

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 131 (59.55%) Information Security
2 79 (35.91%) CISSP
3 73 (33.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (32.27%) Firewall
5 59 (26.82%) Windows
6 58 (26.36%) Management Information System
7 57 (25.91%) Degree
8 51 (23.18%) PCI DSS
9 49 (22.27%) ITIL
10 47 (21.36%) SIEM
11 46 (20.91%) Finance
12 39 (17.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 39 (17.73%) Penetration Testing
13 37 (16.82%) Security Testing
13 37 (16.82%) Incident Management
14 33 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 32 (14.55%) Active Directory
16 30 (13.64%) Business Continuity
17 29 (13.18%) Risk Management
17 29 (13.18%) SSCP
18 28 (12.73%) Risk Assessment
18 28 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
19 26 (11.82%) CISM
19 26 (11.82%) Vulnerability Management
20 25 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
20 25 (11.36%) Network Security
21 24 (10.91%) Internet
22 22 (10.00%) Cisco
22 22 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
23 20 (9.09%) Retail

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) MS Office
2 2 (0.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (32.27%) Firewall
2 25 (11.36%) Network Security
3 24 (10.91%) Internet
4 20 (9.09%) Wireless
5 15 (6.82%) SSL
6 14 (6.36%) LAN
6 14 (6.36%) WAN
7 12 (5.45%) Wireshark
8 10 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 10 (4.55%) VPN
8 10 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.73%) DNS
9 6 (2.73%) SMTP
9 6 (2.73%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.82%) POP3
10 4 (1.82%) IMAP
11 3 (1.36%) TACACS
12 2 (0.91%) FTP
12 2 (0.91%) HTTP
12 2 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.82%) MySQL
3 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Metasploit
General
1 46 (20.91%) Finance
2 20 (9.09%) Retail
3 17 (7.73%) Banking
4 10 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.64%) Law
6 6 (2.73%) Legal
7 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.82%) Back Office
8 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.82%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.45%) JSP
2 1 (0.45%) SAML
2 1 (0.45%) OAuth
2 1 (0.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.36%) Management Information System
2 22 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.18%) Cryptography
4 14 (6.36%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
5 10 (4.55%) Online Banking
6 6 (2.73%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.27%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.27%) PKI
8 3 (1.36%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.45%) RMADS
9 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.82%) Windows
2 16 (7.27%) Linux
3 7 (3.18%) UNIX
4 3 (1.36%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) AIX
5 1 (0.45%) VMS
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (59.55%) Information Security
2 49 (22.27%) ITIL
3 47 (21.36%) SIEM
4 39 (17.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 39 (17.73%) Penetration Testing
5 37 (16.82%) Incident Management
5 37 (16.82%) Security Testing
6 30 (13.64%) Business Continuity
7 29 (13.18%) Risk Management
8 28 (12.73%) Risk Assessment
8 28 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (11.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 25 (11.36%) Kalman Filter
11 20 (9.09%) Security Management
12 16 (7.27%) Cyber Security
13 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery
14 13 (5.91%) Information Security Management
15 12 (5.45%) Supplier Management
16 10 (4.55%) Identity Management
17 8 (3.64%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.18%) SQL
2 5 (2.27%) Perl
2 5 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.82%) Java
3 4 (1.82%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (0.45%) Python
4 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (35.91%) CISSP
2 57 (25.91%) Degree
3 29 (13.18%) SSCP
4 26 (11.82%) CISM
5 20 (9.09%) CEH
6 12 (5.45%) CISA
7 11 (5.00%) CHFI
8 10 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (3.64%) GIAC
10 8 (3.64%) Security Cleared
11 7 (3.18%) SC Cleared
11 7 (3.18%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (2.73%) GCIH
13 5 (2.27%) GCIA
13 5 (2.27%) GSEC
13 5 (2.27%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.91%) MCSA
15 2 (0.91%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (33.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (23.18%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.45%) COBIT
4 6 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (0.91%) BS7799
5 2 (0.91%) BS25999
6 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.27%) Snort
3 4 (1.82%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.91%) XenApp
4 2 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.82%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.91%) SCCM
3 2 (0.91%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView
4 1 (0.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 33 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.00%) Cisco
3 16 (7.27%) CheckPoint
4 14 (6.36%) Websense
5 12 (5.45%) Tripwire
5 12 (5.45%) McAfee
6 7 (3.18%) VMware
7 6 (2.73%) Sourcefire
7 6 (2.73%) Oracle
7 6 (2.73%) Qualys
8 5 (2.27%) Splunk
8 5 (2.27%) ArcSight
8 5 (2.27%) LogRhythm
9 4 (1.82%) Juniper
9 4 (1.82%) Webroot
9 4 (1.82%) Postini
9 4 (1.82%) Clearswift
10 3 (1.36%) HP
10 3 (1.36%) Citrix
11 1 (0.45%) NetIQ
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Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £4000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
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