The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 492 450 575
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +125
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 470 472 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 409 382 265
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Security Analyst
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +17 202 £53,000 +14.59% 31
South East -71 131 £45,000 +5.88% 13
East of England +9 55 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Yorkshire -19 38 £34,318 +5.59% 5
East Midlands -26 17 £39,000 +27.86% 2
North West -9 13 £27,500 -21.42% 4
West Midlands +2 7 £25,000 -25.37% 5
South West -36 7 £33,250 -16.87% 3
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 484 (58.17%) Information Security
2 291 (34.98%) CISSP
3 267 (32.09%) Firewall
4 239 (28.73%) Windows
5 211 (25.36%) Finance
6 204 (24.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 167 (20.07%) Cisco
8 164 (19.71%) SIEM
9 156 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
10 155 (18.63%) Risk Management
11 148 (17.79%) Network Security
12 138 (16.59%) Linux
13 132 (15.87%) Management Information System
14 127 (15.26%) Intrusion Detection
15 121 (14.54%) Microsoft
16 117 (14.06%) CheckPoint
17 114 (13.70%) Degree
18 113 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
19 111 (13.34%) PCI DSS
20 104 (12.50%) UNIX
21 102 (12.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 101 (12.14%) Security Cleared
22 101 (12.14%) TCP/IP
23 100 (12.02%) ITIL
24 98 (11.78%) WAN
25 92 (11.06%) LAN
26 90 (10.82%) MS Excel
27 87 (10.46%) CISM
28 77 (9.25%) Incident Management
28 77 (9.25%) Banking

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 22 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.92%) Apache
3 15 (1.80%) IIS
4 14 (1.68%) Lync
5 3 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.12%) GroupWise
Applications
1 90 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (1.80%) MS Office
4 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 267 (32.09%) Firewall
2 148 (17.79%) Network Security
3 127 (15.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 101 (12.14%) TCP/IP
5 98 (11.78%) WAN
6 92 (11.06%) LAN
7 67 (8.05%) Internet
8 61 (7.33%) VPN
9 43 (5.17%) Wireshark
10 42 (5.05%) DNS
11 38 (4.57%) Cisco ASA
12 34 (4.09%) MPLS
13 31 (3.73%) SSL
14 26 (3.13%) tcpdump
14 26 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
15 21 (2.52%) LDAP
16 19 (2.28%) HTTP
17 16 (1.92%) Wireless
18 14 (1.68%) DMZ
19 13 (1.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.84%) MySQL
3 4 (0.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 211 (25.36%) Finance
2 77 (9.25%) Banking
3 57 (6.85%) Law
4 52 (6.25%) Legal
5 25 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 18 (2.16%) Retail
7 11 (1.32%) Games
8 9 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.84%) Marketing
11 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.48%) French Language
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.36%) Military
13 3 (0.36%) Advertising
13 3 (0.36%) Publishing
13 3 (0.36%) iGaming
14 2 (0.24%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.76%) .NET
2 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.36%) Web Services
3 3 (0.36%) HTML
3 3 (0.36%) Ajax
4 2 (0.24%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.12%) Middleware
5 1 (0.12%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 132 (15.87%) Management Information System
2 37 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 33 (3.97%) PKI
4 15 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 13 (1.56%) Open Source
7 11 (1.32%) iPad
8 10 (1.20%) SCADA
8 10 (1.20%) Cryptography
9 8 (0.96%) Tandem
10 7 (0.84%) CESG
10 7 (0.84%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.72%) Physics
12 5 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
13 4 (0.48%) Statistics
13 4 (0.48%) NHS
14 3 (0.36%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 239 (28.73%) Windows
2 138 (16.59%) Linux
3 104 (12.50%) UNIX
4 38 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (4.09%) Solaris
6 23 (2.76%) Windows 7
7 21 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.56%) Android
10 12 (1.44%) AIX
11 11 (1.32%) Windows Vista
12 9 (1.08%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.36%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.12%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (58.17%) Information Security
2 164 (19.71%) SIEM
3 156 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 155 (18.63%) Risk Management
5 102 (12.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 100 (12.02%) ITIL
7 77 (9.25%) Incident Management
8 72 (8.65%) Security Management
9 71 (8.53%) Risk Assessment
10 69 (8.29%) Cyber Security
11 61 (7.33%) Data Protection
12 56 (6.73%) Vulnerability Management
13 54 (6.49%) Security Testing
14 42 (5.05%) Ethical Hacking
15 41 (4.93%) Network Architecture
16 39 (4.69%) Service Delivery
17 36 (4.33%) Project Management
18 35 (4.21%) E-Commerce
19 30 (3.61%) Identity Management
19 30 (3.61%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (4.81%) Java
2 28 (3.37%) Python
3 26 (3.13%) C
4 21 (2.52%) SQL
5 17 (2.04%) C++
5 17 (2.04%) Perl
5 17 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.92%) Bash Shell
7 14 (1.68%) Ruby
7 14 (1.68%) C#
8 12 (1.44%) PHP
9 3 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.36%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.12%) VBScript
10 1 (0.12%) VB
10 1 (0.12%) ABAP
10 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 291 (34.98%) CISSP
2 114 (13.70%) Degree
3 113 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (12.14%) Security Cleared
5 87 (10.46%) CISM
6 69 (8.29%) CEH
6 69 (8.29%) SC Cleared
7 67 (8.05%) GIAC
8 66 (7.93%) CCNA
9 49 (5.89%) CCSA
10 47 (5.65%) CISA
10 47 (5.65%) CCNP
11 41 (4.93%) DV Cleared
12 30 (3.61%) GCIH
13 26 (3.13%) GCIA
14 23 (2.76%) SSCP
15 20 (2.40%) Security+ Certification
16 19 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (1.80%) CCSP
17 15 (1.80%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (24.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 111 (13.34%) PCI DSS
3 63 (7.57%) COBIT
4 40 (4.81%) SLA
5 32 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 18 (2.16%) COSO
8 9 (1.08%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.48%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.36%) QA
11 2 (0.24%) BS25999
11 2 (0.24%) BS7799
System Software
1 64 (7.69%) Snort
2 49 (5.89%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 14 (1.68%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (0.96%) XenApp
7 8 (0.96%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.96%) MetaFrame
8 4 (0.48%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (0.24%) vSphere
10 1 (0.12%) RACF
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.12%) ACF2
10 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
2 18 (2.16%) Nessus
3 15 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (1.44%) Tivoli
5 9 (1.08%) WSUS
6 7 (0.84%) OpenView
6 7 (0.84%) SCOM
7 3 (0.36%) SCCM
8 2 (0.24%) OSSEC
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.12%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.12%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 167 (20.07%) Cisco
2 121 (14.54%) Microsoft
3 117 (14.06%) CheckPoint
4 65 (7.81%) Sourcefire
5 63 (7.57%) Symantec
6 61 (7.33%) McAfee
7 54 (6.49%) F5
8 52 (6.25%) Juniper
9 47 (5.65%) Splunk
10 43 (5.17%) VMware
11 36 (4.33%) Qualys
11 36 (4.33%) Websense
12 33 (3.97%) IBM
13 30 (3.61%) ArcSight
14 29 (3.49%) Red Hat
15 26 (3.13%) HP
16 25 (3.00%) Blue Coat
17 21 (2.52%) LogRhythm
18 20 (2.40%) Cyber-Ark
18 20 (2.40%) Fortinet
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