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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 403 442 548
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +106
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 698 595 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 532 510 318
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,850 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,950 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +3.41%
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
90948 95877 92534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 77193 80166 75284
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +61 300 £52,500 +9.37% 41
South East +80 160 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Yorkshire -24 68 £42,500 -5.55% 5
West Midlands -10 38 £45,000 +18.42% 4
North West +15 37 £37,500 -21.05% 7
South West -2 36 £45,000 +5.88% 12
East of England -20 35 £52,500 +20.82% 2
East Midlands +15 26 £46,250 -2.63%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 805 (57.96%) Information Security
2 563 (40.53%) CISSP
3 426 (30.67%) Firewall
4 386 (27.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 363 (26.13%) Windows
6 335 (24.12%) Finance
7 328 (23.61%) SIEM
8 309 (22.25%) Security Operations
9 301 (21.67%) Cybersecurity
10 257 (18.50%) Degree
11 247 (17.78%) CISM
12 237 (17.06%) Penetration Testing
12 237 (17.06%) Management Information System
13 235 (16.92%) PCI DSS
14 228 (16.41%) Network Security
15 204 (14.69%) ITIL
15 204 (14.69%) Linux
16 192 (13.82%) Intrusion Detection
17 190 (13.68%) Vulnerability Management
18 184 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
19 167 (12.02%) Cisco
20 159 (11.45%) Security Management
21 151 (10.87%) Unix
22 150 (10.80%) CISA
23 146 (10.51%) Internet
23 146 (10.51%) SANS
24 143 (10.30%) Risk Management
25 141 (10.15%) Python
26 136 (9.79%) GIAC
27 128 (9.22%) Vulnerability Scanning

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (1.51%) Apache
1 21 (1.51%) Tomcat
2 20 (1.44%) IIS
3 8 (0.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.29%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.22%) nginx
6 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.072%) Confluence
8 1 (0.072%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.072%) SAS
8 1 (0.072%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.15%) MS Office
3 4 (0.29%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.072%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.36%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.14%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.14%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.072%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.072%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.36%) Office 365
5 4 (0.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.072%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.072%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 426 (30.67%) Firewall
2 228 (16.41%) Network Security
3 192 (13.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 146 (10.51%) Internet
5 119 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 98 (7.06%) LAN
7 97 (6.98%) WAN
8 78 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
9 72 (5.18%) Wireshark
10 54 (3.89%) Cisco PIX
11 41 (2.95%) tcpdump
12 29 (2.09%) Intranet
12 29 (2.09%) Wireless
13 28 (2.02%) SSL
14 25 (1.80%) VPN
15 23 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
16 21 (1.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 18 (1.30%) Broadband
17 18 (1.30%) DNS
18 17 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.30%) MySQL
3 10 (0.72%) GIS
4 9 (0.65%) Big Data
5 7 (0.50%) RDBMS
5 7 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.29%) Informix
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.22%) HBase
10 2 (0.14%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.14%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.072%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (3.89%) Metasploit
2 6 (0.43%) Selenium
3 3 (0.22%) SpecFlow
3 3 (0.22%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.072%) GCC
5 1 (0.072%) LSMW
5 1 (0.072%) Subversion
General
1 335 (24.12%) Finance
2 115 (8.28%) Banking
3 85 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 56 (4.03%) Legal
5 51 (3.67%) Law
6 36 (2.59%) Retail
7 20 (1.44%) Military
8 16 (1.15%) Electronics
9 15 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.01%) Aerospace
10 14 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.86%) Advertising
11 12 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.58%) Publishing
14 6 (0.43%) French Language
14 6 (0.43%) Marketing
15 5 (0.36%) German Language
16 4 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.58%) .NET
2 13 (0.94%) Regular Expression
3 10 (0.72%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.50%) REST
5 5 (0.36%) OAuth
5 5 (0.36%) OpenID
5 5 (0.36%) SPNEGO
6 3 (0.22%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.22%) HTML
6 3 (0.22%) RFC 2822
6 3 (0.22%) Web Services
6 3 (0.22%) XML
6 3 (0.22%) ZeroMQ
7 1 (0.072%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.072%) CGI
7 1 (0.072%) J2EE
7 1 (0.072%) Middleware
7 1 (0.072%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 237 (17.06%) Management Information System
2 184 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (8.35%) Security Operations Centre
4 92 (6.62%) Cyberthreat
5 88 (6.34%) Computer Science
6 45 (3.24%) Client/Server
7 38 (2.74%) CESG
7 38 (2.74%) PKI
8 36 (2.59%) Data Centre
9 33 (2.38%) Cryptography
10 29 (2.09%) Data Protection Act
11 25 (1.80%) Digital Media
12 23 (1.66%) SWIFT
13 21 (1.51%) Cyber Attack
14 20 (1.44%) Mainframe
15 16 (1.15%) AS400
16 13 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
17 12 (0.86%) Mathematics
18 11 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 11 (0.79%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 363 (26.13%) Windows
2 204 (14.69%) Linux
3 151 (10.87%) Unix
4 48 (3.46%) Solaris
5 35 (2.52%) VxWorks
6 29 (2.09%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.08%) CentOS
9 15 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.79%) Android
11 11 (0.79%) FreeBSD
12 7 (0.50%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.36%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.22%) zOS
16 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (57.96%) Information Security
2 328 (23.61%) SIEM
3 309 (22.25%) Security Operations
4 301 (21.67%) Cybersecurity
5 237 (17.06%) Penetration Testing
6 204 (14.69%) ITIL
7 190 (13.68%) Vulnerability Management
8 159 (11.45%) Security Management
9 143 (10.30%) Risk Management
10 128 (9.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 122 (8.78%) Risk Assessment
12 119 (8.57%) Incident Management
13 105 (7.56%) Data Protection
14 98 (7.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 90 (6.48%) Information Security Management
16 84 (6.05%) Ethical Hacking
17 81 (5.83%) Security Testing
18 77 (5.54%) ISMS
19 76 (5.47%) Mentoring
20 71 (5.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 141 (10.15%) Python
2 97 (6.98%) SQL
3 74 (5.33%) C
4 69 (4.97%) C++
5 57 (4.10%) C#
5 57 (4.10%) Perl
6 55 (3.96%) Java
7 43 (3.10%) PowerShell
8 28 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 23 (1.66%) Ruby
10 17 (1.22%) PHP
11 10 (0.72%) ABAP
12 9 (0.65%) JavaScript
13 8 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.43%) Assembly Language
14 6 (0.43%) VB
15 5 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.29%) R
17 3 (0.22%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 563 (40.53%) CISSP
2 257 (18.50%) Degree
3 247 (17.78%) CISM
4 150 (10.80%) CISA
5 146 (10.51%) SANS
6 136 (9.79%) GIAC
7 125 (9.00%) Security Cleared
8 118 (8.50%) CEH
9 108 (7.78%) GCIH
10 100 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
11 69 (4.97%) SC Cleared
12 58 (4.18%) CCNP
13 55 (3.96%) GCIA
14 54 (3.89%) CCNA
15 52 (3.74%) DV Cleared
16 48 (3.46%) SSCP
17 45 (3.24%) CISMP
18 40 (2.88%) CRISC
19 30 (2.16%) CCIE
20 23 (1.66%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 386 (27.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 235 (16.92%) PCI DSS
3 55 (3.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 50 (3.60%) COBIT
5 24 (1.73%) ISO27002
6 23 (1.66%) QA
7 16 (1.15%) SLA
8 14 (1.01%) ISO22301
9 8 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 8 (0.58%) ISO27005
10 6 (0.43%) GPG13
10 6 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.36%) SSAE 16
12 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.22%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.14%) BS25999
14 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
15 1 (0.072%) RMADS
15 1 (0.072%) SAS 70
System Software
1 104 (7.49%) Active Directory
2 73 (5.26%) Snort
3 36 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.22%) Firmware
5 2 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.14%) RACF
5 2 (0.14%) UAG
6 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 103 (7.42%) Nessus
2 59 (4.25%) Nmap
3 27 (1.94%) RSA enVision
4 22 (1.58%) EnCase
5 20 (1.44%) QRadar
6 12 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (0.65%) Cacti
8 9 (0.65%) Nagios
9 8 (0.58%) RSA Security Analytics
10 6 (0.43%) Nexpose
11 5 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.29%) SCCM
12 4 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.22%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.22%) OpenView
13 3 (0.22%) OVSD
13 3 (0.22%) Proventia
13 3 (0.22%) Unicenter
14 2 (0.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 167 (12.02%) Cisco
2 125 (9.00%) Microsoft
3 89 (6.41%) ArcSight
4 78 (5.62%) CheckPoint
5 63 (4.54%) VMware
6 56 (4.03%) F5
7 51 (3.67%) Splunk
8 49 (3.53%) Intel Security
9 45 (3.24%) Juniper
10 41 (2.95%) Qualys
11 34 (2.45%) Palo Alto
11 34 (2.45%) Symantec
12 29 (2.09%) Sourcefire
13 27 (1.94%) Red Hat
14 26 (1.87%) Forcepoint
15 24 (1.73%) SolarWinds
16 23 (1.66%) LogLogic
17 21 (1.51%) NetWitness
18 17 (1.22%) Fortinet
18 17 (1.22%) Remedy
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Salary: £35,000 - £62,500 + competitive package
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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London
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