The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 418 432 518
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 595 614 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.59% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 498 543 274
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
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
96537 103416 96032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.33% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80724 85232 80344
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%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in England

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in England

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 Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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 +71 244 £55,000 +4.76% 22
South East -8 147 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Yorkshire -42 54 £40,000 - 3
South West +18 46 £40,000 +33.33% 6
East Midlands +7 30 £42,500 +16.43% 2
West Midlands -3 29 £32,469 -27.03% 1
East of England -22 27 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West +3 21 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title.

1 636 (54.92%) Information Security
2 377 (32.56%) Firewall
3 365 (31.52%) CISSP
4 308 (26.60%) Finance
5 305 (26.34%) SIEM
6 303 (26.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 238 (20.55%) Windows
8 215 (18.57%) Penetration Testing
9 213 (18.39%) Cyber Security
10 196 (16.93%) Management Information System
11 183 (15.80%) PCI DSS
12 181 (15.63%) ITIL
13 176 (15.20%) Degree
14 175 (15.11%) Network Security
15 160 (13.82%) Intrusion Detection
16 155 (13.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 154 (13.30%) Incident Management
18 152 (13.13%) CISM
19 139 (12.00%) Cisco
20 134 (11.57%) Linux
21 130 (11.23%) Vulnerability Management
22 116 (10.02%) TCP/IP
23 114 (9.84%) Internet
24 113 (9.76%) CISA
24 113 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
25 112 (9.67%) UNIX
26 107 (9.24%) Security Management
27 101 (8.72%) Risk Management
28 95 (8.20%) Microsoft
29 94 (8.12%) Risk Assessment

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (1.12%) IIS
1 13 (1.12%) Apache
2 9 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.35%) SAS
4 3 (0.26%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.086%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.086%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.73%) MS Office
3 5 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.43%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.26%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Line 500
4 1 (0.086%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.086%) Primavera
4 1 (0.086%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.086%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.086%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.26%) SaaS
2 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.086%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 377 (32.56%) Firewall
2 175 (15.11%) Network Security
3 160 (13.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 116 (10.02%) TCP/IP
5 114 (9.84%) Internet
6 61 (5.27%) WAN
7 59 (5.09%) LAN
8 48 (4.15%) VPN
9 47 (4.06%) Wireless
10 38 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (3.02%) Wireshark
12 22 (1.90%) SSL
12 22 (1.90%) HTTP
13 19 (1.64%) Broadband
14 18 (1.55%) Cisco PIX
15 17 (1.47%) MPLS
16 16 (1.38%) LDAP
16 16 (1.38%) SMTP
16 16 (1.38%) DNS
16 16 (1.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.04%) MySQL
2 9 (0.78%) Data Mining
2 9 (0.78%) Big Data
3 8 (0.69%) Hadoop
3 8 (0.69%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (0.43%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.43%) HBase
5 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.26%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.086%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.086%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.086%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (1.99%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.086%) Moq
2 1 (0.086%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.086%) ReSharper
General
1 308 (26.60%) Finance
2 91 (7.86%) Banking
3 52 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 45 (3.89%) Retail
5 37 (3.20%) Legal
6 35 (3.02%) Law
7 26 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.90%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 12 (1.04%) Electronics
9 12 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.78%) Advertising
11 9 (0.78%) Back Office
12 8 (0.69%) French Language
12 8 (0.69%) German Language
13 7 (0.60%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.35%) Marketing
14 4 (0.35%) Games
15 3 (0.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.07%) .NET
2 15 (1.30%) Regular Expression
3 13 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 8 (0.69%) REST
5 7 (0.60%) OAuth
5 7 (0.60%) SAML
6 6 (0.52%) JSP
7 5 (0.43%) Web Services
7 5 (0.43%) XML
8 4 (0.35%) HTML
9 3 (0.26%) Middleware
10 2 (0.17%) CSS
10 2 (0.17%) jQuery
10 2 (0.17%) CSS3
10 2 (0.17%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.17%) HTML5
11 1 (0.086%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.086%) WinForms
11 1 (0.086%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.086%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 196 (16.93%) Management Information System
2 113 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.01%) Computer Science
4 35 (3.02%) Cryptography
5 31 (2.68%) Data Centre
6 29 (2.50%) PKI
7 22 (1.90%) Online Banking
7 22 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
8 18 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
8 18 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 14 (1.21%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.12%) Mathematics
12 11 (0.95%) Smartcard
13 10 (0.86%) CESG
14 9 (0.78%) Statistics
14 9 (0.78%) SCADA
14 9 (0.78%) Blog
14 9 (0.78%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 238 (20.55%) Windows
2 134 (11.57%) Linux
3 112 (9.67%) UNIX
4 37 (3.20%) Solaris
5 15 (1.30%) Windows 2000
6 14 (1.21%) VxWorks
7 12 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.43%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.086%) VMS
10 1 (0.086%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (54.92%) Information Security
2 305 (26.34%) SIEM
3 215 (18.57%) Penetration Testing
4 213 (18.39%) Cyber Security
5 181 (15.63%) ITIL
6 155 (13.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 154 (13.30%) Incident Management
8 130 (11.23%) Vulnerability Management
9 107 (9.24%) Security Management
10 101 (8.72%) Risk Management
11 94 (8.12%) Risk Assessment
12 74 (6.39%) Kalman Filter
13 73 (6.30%) Security Testing
14 70 (6.04%) Business Continuity
15 67 (5.79%) Information Security Management
16 66 (5.70%) Data Protection
17 57 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
18 51 (4.40%) Malware Analysis
19 50 (4.32%) Ethical Hacking
20 46 (3.97%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 61 (5.27%) SQL
2 51 (4.40%) Python
3 47 (4.06%) Java
4 33 (2.85%) C
4 33 (2.85%) Perl
5 20 (1.73%) C++
6 18 (1.55%) PHP
6 18 (1.55%) C#
7 17 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 17 (1.47%) Bash Shell
8 15 (1.30%) Ruby
9 10 (0.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.43%) R
11 4 (0.35%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.26%) ABAP
13 2 (0.17%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.17%) VBScript
14 1 (0.086%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.086%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 365 (31.52%) CISSP
2 176 (15.20%) Degree
3 152 (13.13%) CISM
4 113 (9.76%) CISA
5 90 (7.77%) Security Cleared
6 77 (6.65%) CEH
7 69 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
8 59 (5.09%) SSCP
8 59 (5.09%) GIAC
9 45 (3.89%) SC Cleared
10 43 (3.71%) CCNP
11 41 (3.54%) DV Cleared
12 40 (3.45%) CRISC
13 36 (3.11%) GCIH
14 34 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
15 27 (2.33%) CCNA
15 27 (2.33%) GCIA
16 26 (2.25%) CCSA
17 24 (2.07%) Security+ Certification
18 21 (1.81%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (26.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 183 (15.80%) PCI DSS
3 53 (4.58%) COBIT
4 44 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (2.94%) SLA
6 12 (1.04%) QA
7 10 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.52%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.35%) BS7799
10 2 (0.17%) BS25999
10 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.086%) COSO
11 1 (0.086%) EMIR
11 1 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.086%) FISMA
11 1 (0.086%) Basel II
11 1 (0.086%) MiFID
System Software
1 80 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 72 (6.22%) Snort
3 9 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.43%) XenApp
5 5 (0.43%) vSphere
6 3 (0.26%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 45 (3.89%) Nessus
2 22 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
3 21 (1.81%) Nmap
4 9 (0.78%) OpenView
5 7 (0.60%) CORE IMPACT
6 5 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
7 4 (0.35%) SCOM
7 4 (0.35%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.17%) SCCM
10 1 (0.086%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 139 (12.00%) Cisco
2 95 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 79 (6.82%) CheckPoint
4 78 (6.74%) McAfee
5 68 (5.87%) ArcSight
6 56 (4.84%) Juniper
7 53 (4.58%) Sourcefire
8 52 (4.49%) Splunk
9 50 (4.32%) F5
10 47 (4.06%) Websense
11 44 (3.80%) Qualys
12 31 (2.68%) Tripwire
13 25 (2.16%) Blue Coat
14 23 (1.99%) Symantec
15 22 (1.90%) Citrix
15 22 (1.90%) HP
16 20 (1.73%) LogRhythm
17 19 (1.64%) LogLogic
17 19 (1.64%) Fortinet
18 16 (1.38%) VMware
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £90k plus package
Posted: 10 hours ago
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ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 35% shift allowance
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Salary: Up to £35K Basic + £12k Shift Allowance - £47K Package plus benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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