The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
UK / England
Rank 361 410 467
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 623 673 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.75% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 537 500 491
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -

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
75891 90278 94879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.45% 96.53% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63467 76551 79541
Median salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +70 301 £50,000 -4.76% 18
South East -4 90 £47,500 - 18
Yorkshire +16 50 £35,250 -11.87% 5
West Midlands +12 45 £40,000 +3.22% 8
North West -24 40 £40,000 +6.66% 6
East of England +14 34 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Midlands +16 28 £43,500 -3.33% 1
South West +4 26 £45,000 - 6
North East - 6 £36,125 -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 738 (55.95%) Information Security
2 506 (38.36%) CISSP
3 463 (35.10%) Firewall
4 418 (31.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 393 (29.80%) SIEM
6 389 (29.49%) Cybersecurity
7 306 (23.20%) Penetration Testing
8 290 (21.99%) CISM
9 288 (21.83%) Finance
10 286 (21.68%) Security Operations
11 258 (19.56%) Management Information System
12 257 (19.48%) PCI DSS
13 255 (19.33%) ITIL
14 235 (17.82%) Windows
15 232 (17.59%) CISA
16 220 (16.68%) Network Security
17 212 (16.07%) Risk Management
18 202 (15.31%) CEH
19 190 (14.40%) Vulnerability Management
20 188 (14.25%) Degree
21 166 (12.59%) Linux
22 157 (11.90%) Security Management
23 150 (11.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 139 (10.54%) Risk Assessment
25 135 (10.24%) Security Architecture
26 134 (10.16%) Cisco
27 125 (9.48%) Data Protection
28 124 (9.40%) Incident Management
29 123 (9.33%) Security Monitoring
30 117 (8.87%) Information Security Management

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (1.36%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.21%) IIS
3 6 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.15%) Apache
5 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.076%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.076%) Drupal
6 1 (0.076%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.076%) nginx
6 1 (0.076%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.82%) MS Office
3 4 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.076%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.06%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 13 (0.99%) SAP GRC
3 6 (0.45%) assyst
4 4 (0.30%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.97%) SaaS
2 25 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.82%) Office 365
4 15 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.91%) IaaS
6 8 (0.61%) PaaS
7 7 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.076%) Heroku
8 1 (0.076%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 463 (35.10%) Firewall
2 220 (16.68%) Network Security
3 97 (7.35%) TCP/IP
4 96 (7.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 35 (2.65%) Internet
6 32 (2.43%) DNS
7 30 (2.27%) Wireless
8 26 (1.97%) WAN
9 25 (1.90%) VPN
10 24 (1.82%) HTTP
11 23 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (1.67%) Broadband
13 21 (1.59%) LDAP
14 19 (1.44%) LAN
15 18 (1.36%) OSPF
16 17 (1.29%) DHCP
17 15 (1.14%) HTTPS
17 15 (1.14%) SSL
17 15 (1.14%) Wireshark
18 12 (0.91%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.91%) Big Data
2 12 (0.91%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.45%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.38%) GIS
5 2 (0.15%) MySQL
5 2 (0.15%) ZAP BI
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.076%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.076%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (2.05%) Metasploit
2 7 (0.53%) Selenium
3 6 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.38%) Burp Suite
4 5 (0.38%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.15%) AppScan
General
1 288 (21.83%) Finance
2 83 (6.29%) Retail
3 64 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 57 (4.32%) Legal
5 47 (3.56%) Banking
6 20 (1.52%) Law
7 19 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.36%) German Language
9 17 (1.29%) Games
10 12 (0.91%) French Language
11 8 (0.61%) Dutch Language
11 8 (0.61%) Italian Language
11 8 (0.61%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.38%) Marketing
14 4 (0.30%) Electronics
14 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.23%) Military
15 3 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.36%) Web Services
2 16 (1.21%) SailPoint
2 16 (1.21%) XML
3 7 (0.53%) .NET
4 5 (0.38%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.38%) HTML
5 4 (0.30%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.23%) ELK Stack
7 2 (0.15%) Middleware
8 1 (0.076%) Ajax
8 1 (0.076%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.076%) COM
8 1 (0.076%) CSS
8 1 (0.076%) JSON
8 1 (0.076%) LAMP
8 1 (0.076%) MCollective
8 1 (0.076%) ODBC
8 1 (0.076%) REST
8 1 (0.076%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.076%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 258 (19.56%) Management Information System
2 89 (6.75%) Computer Science
3 86 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 63 (4.78%) Data Protection Act
5 38 (2.88%) Cyber Attack
6 28 (2.12%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 28 (2.12%) PKI
7 25 (1.90%) Cryptography
8 22 (1.67%) CESG
9 19 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
10 17 (1.29%) Driving Licence
10 17 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.06%) Cybercrime
12 13 (0.99%) Fintech
13 11 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
14 10 (0.76%) iPad
15 9 (0.68%) Physics
16 8 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 235 (17.82%) Windows
2 166 (12.59%) Linux
3 59 (4.47%) Unix
4 34 (2.58%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.67%) VxWorks
6 13 (0.99%) Solaris
6 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.83%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.45%) CentOS
10 6 (0.45%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.15%) KNOPPIX
11 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.076%) Android
12 1 (0.076%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.076%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.076%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.076%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (55.95%) Information Security
2 393 (29.80%) SIEM
3 389 (29.49%) Cybersecurity
4 306 (23.20%) Penetration Testing
5 286 (21.68%) Security Operations
6 255 (19.33%) ITIL
7 212 (16.07%) Risk Management
8 190 (14.40%) Vulnerability Management
9 157 (11.90%) Security Management
10 150 (11.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 139 (10.54%) Risk Assessment
12 135 (10.24%) Security Architecture
13 125 (9.48%) Data Protection
14 124 (9.40%) Incident Management
15 123 (9.33%) Security Monitoring
16 117 (8.87%) Information Security Management
17 110 (8.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 92 (6.97%) OWASP
19 91 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
20 80 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 108 (8.19%) Python
2 75 (5.69%) Java
3 72 (5.46%) SQL
4 51 (3.87%) PowerShell
5 46 (3.49%) C
6 41 (3.11%) C++
7 27 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 21 (1.59%) Perl
9 20 (1.52%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.21%) BeanShell
11 13 (0.99%) PHP
12 9 (0.68%) Ruby
13 8 (0.61%) C#
13 8 (0.61%) Scala
14 4 (0.30%) Korn
15 2 (0.15%) VB
16 1 (0.076%) ABAP
16 1 (0.076%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.076%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.076%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 506 (38.36%) CISSP
2 290 (21.99%) CISM
3 232 (17.59%) CISA
4 202 (15.31%) CEH
5 188 (14.25%) Degree
6 113 (8.57%) GIAC
7 107 (8.11%) SANS
8 77 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
9 76 (5.76%) Security Cleared
10 70 (5.31%) SSCP
11 63 (4.78%) GSEC
12 51 (3.87%) CISMP
13 44 (3.34%) CompTIA Security+
13 44 (3.34%) Security+ Certification
14 42 (3.18%) GCIA
14 42 (3.18%) GCIH
15 41 (3.11%) CCNP
16 39 (2.96%) CCNA
17 37 (2.81%) DV Cleared
18 27 (2.05%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (31.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 257 (19.48%) PCI DSS
3 103 (7.81%) COBIT
4 57 (4.32%) SLA
5 49 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 36 (2.73%) ISO22301
7 31 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 28 (2.12%) ISO27002
9 19 (1.44%) ISO27005
10 14 (1.06%) GDPR
11 4 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.15%) FISMA
13 1 (0.076%) QA
System Software
1 93 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (1.82%) Snort
4 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.076%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.076%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.076%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.076%) Xen
Systems Management
1 98 (7.43%) Nessus
2 42 (3.18%) Nmap
3 21 (1.59%) CSIRT
4 19 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
5 18 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 17 (1.29%) QRadar
7 16 (1.21%) OpenVAS
8 15 (1.14%) SCCM
9 10 (0.76%) Nexpose
10 9 (0.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 9 (0.68%) RSA enVision
11 8 (0.61%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.61%) SCOM
12 7 (0.53%) RSA Archer
13 6 (0.45%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
13 6 (0.45%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.45%) RSA Security Analytics
13 6 (0.45%) WSUS
14 4 (0.30%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 134 (10.16%) Cisco
2 99 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 99 (7.51%) Qualys
3 79 (5.99%) ArcSight
4 68 (5.16%) Splunk
5 59 (4.47%) CheckPoint
6 53 (4.02%) Palo Alto
7 44 (3.34%) Forcepoint
8 43 (3.26%) Intel Security
9 40 (3.03%) SAP
10 38 (2.88%) LogRhythm
11 36 (2.73%) VMware
12 33 (2.50%) Symantec
13 30 (2.27%) Juniper
14 28 (2.12%) Oracle
15 23 (1.74%) F5
16 22 (1.67%) HP
17 19 (1.44%) Blue Coat
18 18 (1.36%) Sophos
19 16 (1.21%) FireEye
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-65,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension plan.
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
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City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
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London
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Salary: to 42k + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Senitor Associates
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £0.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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London
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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West Midlands
Resourcing People Ltd.
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