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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Analyst
Rank 804 794 786
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 72 64 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.063% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.066% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 64 53 69
Average salary £43,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,200 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -18.75%
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
100800 96348 100910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.54% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83439 80857 86766
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 £26,500 £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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
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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 +19 31 £49,000 -2.00% 2
South East +5 20 £35,000 -30.00%
South West -17 9 £50,000 +108.33% 1
North West - 5 £35,000 -
East of England -20 4 £35,000 +48.93%
Yorkshire -35 2 £50,000 +81.81%
West Midlands -21 1 £37,000 +37.03% 1
IT Security Analyst
UK

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 114 (58.46%) Information Security
2 76 (38.97%) Windows
3 71 (36.41%) Firewall
4 69 (35.38%) CISSP
5 67 (34.36%) Finance
6 62 (31.79%) SIEM
7 59 (30.26%) Penetration Testing
8 51 (26.15%) PCI DSS
8 51 (26.15%) Active Directory
9 38 (19.49%) Internet
9 38 (19.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 38 (19.49%) Kalman Filter
10 36 (18.46%) Ethical Hacking
10 36 (18.46%) UNIX
11 35 (17.95%) Cisco
11 35 (17.95%) Management Information System
12 34 (17.44%) Intrusion Detection
13 33 (16.92%) Degree
14 30 (15.38%) DNS
15 28 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
16 26 (13.33%) Microsoft
16 26 (13.33%) ITIL
16 26 (13.33%) Security Cleared
17 25 (12.82%) VPN
17 25 (12.82%) Identity Management
18 24 (12.31%) TCP/IP
19 22 (11.28%) MS Excel
20 21 (10.77%) CCSP
20 21 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
20 21 (10.77%) Network Security

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 2 (1.03%) IIS
1 2 (1.03%) CMS
2 1 (0.51%) Lync
2 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.54%) SmartSuite
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (36.41%) Firewall
2 38 (19.49%) Internet
3 34 (17.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (15.38%) DNS
5 25 (12.82%) VPN
6 24 (12.31%) TCP/IP
7 21 (10.77%) Network Security
7 21 (10.77%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (8.72%) LAN
9 16 (8.21%) Wireshark
10 14 (7.18%) tcpdump
10 14 (7.18%) WAN
11 11 (5.64%) LDAP
12 8 (4.10%) SMTP
13 7 (3.59%) HTTP
14 6 (3.08%) DHCP
15 5 (2.56%) FTP
16 3 (1.54%) POP3
16 3 (1.54%) SSL
16 3 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.54%) MySQL
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Metasploit
General
1 67 (34.36%) Finance
2 16 (8.21%) Banking
3 9 (4.62%) Law
4 6 (3.08%) Legal
5 4 (2.05%) Advertising
6 3 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) French Language
8 1 (0.51%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.54%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.51%) .NET
2 1 (0.51%) Web Services
2 1 (0.51%) SAML
2 1 (0.51%) OAuth
2 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 18 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.64%) iPhone
4 11 (5.64%) iPad
5 7 (3.59%) PKI
6 2 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.03%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.51%) SecurID
7 1 (0.51%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 76 (38.97%) Windows
2 36 (18.46%) UNIX
3 16 (8.21%) Linux
4 6 (3.08%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.56%) Solaris
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (58.46%) Information Security
2 62 (31.79%) SIEM
3 59 (30.26%) Penetration Testing
4 38 (19.49%) Kalman Filter
5 36 (18.46%) Ethical Hacking
6 26 (13.33%) ITIL
7 25 (12.82%) Identity Management
8 20 (10.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 19 (9.74%) Data Protection
10 18 (9.23%) Security Management
11 17 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (7.69%) Analytics
13 14 (7.18%) Incident Management
14 13 (6.67%) Risk Management
15 12 (6.15%) Information Security Management
15 12 (6.15%) Problem Management
16 11 (5.64%) Information Assurance
17 10 (5.13%) Risk Analysis
17 10 (5.13%) Security Testing
17 10 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.08%) PHP
2 5 (2.56%) C
2 5 (2.56%) Java
3 4 (2.05%) SQL
4 3 (1.54%) Perl
4 3 (1.54%) Python
4 3 (1.54%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (35.38%) CISSP
2 33 (16.92%) Degree
3 28 (14.36%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 21 (10.77%) CCSP
6 20 (10.26%) SC Cleared
7 17 (8.72%) CISM
8 15 (7.69%) GCIA
8 15 (7.69%) DV Cleared
9 13 (6.67%) CEH
9 13 (6.67%) GCIH
10 12 (6.15%) CISA
11 10 (5.13%) SSCP
12 8 (4.10%) GIAC
13 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (3.59%) CCNA
14 6 (3.08%) MCSE
15 4 (2.05%) Security+ Certification
16 3 (1.54%) CISMP
16 3 (1.54%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (26.15%) PCI DSS
2 38 (19.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.59%) QA
4 3 (1.54%) SLA
5 2 (1.03%) COBIT
6 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.69%) Snort
3 3 (1.54%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (7.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (3.08%) Nessus
3 3 (1.54%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (1.03%) SCCM
5 1 (0.51%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.51%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 35 (17.95%) Cisco
2 26 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.26%) Oracle
3 20 (10.26%) Symantec
4 19 (9.74%) Sun
5 18 (9.23%) Splunk
5 18 (9.23%) LogRhythm
6 16 (8.21%) CheckPoint
7 15 (7.69%) Sourcefire
8 10 (5.13%) NetIQ
9 8 (4.10%) LogLogic
10 5 (2.56%) ArcSight
10 5 (2.56%) Websense
10 5 (2.56%) Juniper
11 4 (2.05%) McAfee
11 4 (2.05%) AlgoSec
11 4 (2.05%) Tufin
11 4 (2.05%) Qualys
12 3 (1.54%) Clearswift
12 3 (1.54%) Webroot
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