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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 401 514 489
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 633 381 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 532 312 353
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +68 230 £47,000 -6.00% 19
South East +46 116 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire +35 109 £40,000 -11.11% 11
East of England +20 44 £46,250 +11.44%
South West +17 44 £38,000 +16.92% 1
West Midlands +6 38 £38,000 +40.74% 1
North West +20 35 £46,250 +68.18% 1
East Midlands +28 14 £50,000 +53.84%
North East - 3 £40,000 -
Midlands -4 1 £38,500 +10.00%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 720 (53.97%) Information Security
2 451 (33.81%) CISSP
3 420 (31.48%) Firewall
4 346 (25.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 334 (25.04%) Network Security
6 293 (21.96%) Cisco
7 276 (20.69%) Finance
8 259 (19.42%) SIEM
9 257 (19.27%) Windows
10 238 (17.84%) PCI DSS
11 231 (17.32%) TCP/IP
12 226 (16.94%) ITIL
13 225 (16.87%) Management Information System
14 223 (16.72%) Degree
15 219 (16.42%) CheckPoint
16 195 (14.62%) CISM
17 169 (12.67%) Penetration Testing
18 164 (12.29%) Cisco Certification
19 143 (10.72%) Security Management
20 139 (10.42%) UNIX
21 130 (9.75%) Incident Management
22 124 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 120 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
24 119 (8.92%) Linux
25 115 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
26 109 (8.17%) Risk Management
27 107 (8.02%) CEH
28 104 (7.80%) Microsoft
29 103 (7.72%) Cyber Security
30 101 (7.57%) CISA

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (0.60%) Apache
2 5 (0.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.37%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.30%) Jetty
4 2 (0.15%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.075%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.075%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.075%) IIS
5 1 (0.075%) JBoss
Applications
1 77 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.57%) MS Office
3 11 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.30%) MS Project
4 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.22%) SmartSuite
6 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.82%) assyst
2 5 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.30%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.30%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.22%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.15%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.075%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.075%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.52%) SaaS
2 6 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 420 (31.48%) Firewall
2 334 (25.04%) Network Security
3 231 (17.32%) TCP/IP
4 115 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 91 (6.82%) LAN
6 87 (6.52%) VoIP
7 85 (6.37%) Internet
8 84 (6.30%) WAN
9 81 (6.07%) IP Telephony
10 80 (6.00%) VPN
11 65 (4.87%) DNS
11 65 (4.87%) Cisco ASA
12 49 (3.67%) Wireshark
13 40 (3.00%) MPLS
14 38 (2.85%) tcpdump
15 33 (2.47%) SSL
16 32 (2.40%) Wireless
17 28 (2.10%) Intranet
17 28 (2.10%) HTTP
18 25 (1.87%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (0.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.52%) MySQL
4 6 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.30%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.30%) Big Data
6 3 (0.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.22%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.22%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.075%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (0.60%) Metasploit
General
1 276 (20.69%) Finance
2 99 (7.42%) Banking
3 91 (6.82%) Law
4 44 (3.30%) Legal
5 26 (1.95%) Retail
6 21 (1.57%) Electronics
7 20 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.27%) Aerospace
10 12 (0.90%) Advertising
10 12 (0.90%) Marketing
11 10 (0.75%) Publishing
12 9 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.45%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.45%) French Language
14 6 (0.45%) Military
15 5 (0.37%) Back Office
16 3 (0.22%) Games
17 2 (0.15%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.20%) Web Services
2 9 (0.67%) Regular Expression
3 8 (0.60%) .NET
4 7 (0.52%) Middleware
5 4 (0.30%) SAML
5 4 (0.30%) Dalvik
5 4 (0.30%) OAuth
5 4 (0.30%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.30%) JNI
5 4 (0.30%) REST
6 3 (0.22%) WPF
6 3 (0.22%) WinForms
7 1 (0.075%) RESTful
7 1 (0.075%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.075%) Java EE
7 1 (0.075%) JSON
7 1 (0.075%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.075%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 225 (16.87%) Management Information System
2 120 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (5.55%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.77%) Data Protection Act
5 28 (2.10%) Cryptography
6 21 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 16 (1.20%) SWIFT
7 16 (1.20%) PKI
8 15 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.05%) SCADA
9 14 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
10 12 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.52%) NHS
12 6 (0.45%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.37%) CESG
13 5 (0.37%) DTV
14 4 (0.30%) IPTV
15 3 (0.22%) Smartphone
15 3 (0.22%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 257 (19.27%) Windows
2 139 (10.42%) UNIX
3 119 (8.92%) Linux
4 40 (3.00%) Solaris
5 34 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.12%) Android
8 8 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.37%) AIX
10 4 (0.30%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (53.97%) Information Security
2 259 (19.42%) SIEM
3 226 (16.94%) ITIL
4 169 (12.67%) Penetration Testing
5 143 (10.72%) Security Management
6 130 (9.75%) Incident Management
7 124 (9.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 109 (8.17%) Risk Management
9 103 (7.72%) Cyber Security
10 99 (7.42%) Data Protection
11 94 (7.05%) Kalman Filter
12 89 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
13 87 (6.52%) Security Testing
14 82 (6.15%) Information Security Management
15 73 (5.47%) E-Commerce
16 68 (5.10%) ISMS
17 67 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
18 65 (4.87%) Ethical Hacking
19 61 (4.57%) Information Assurance
20 60 (4.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 40 (3.00%) SQL
2 21 (1.57%) Java
3 18 (1.35%) Python
4 12 (0.90%) C#
5 11 (0.82%) C
6 10 (0.75%) C++
6 10 (0.75%) Perl
7 8 (0.60%) PHP
8 7 (0.52%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.45%) Ruby
10 4 (0.30%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.22%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.15%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.075%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.075%) VBA
Qualifications
1 451 (33.81%) CISSP
2 223 (16.72%) Degree
3 195 (14.62%) CISM
4 164 (12.29%) Cisco Certification
5 107 (8.02%) CEH
6 101 (7.57%) CISA
7 97 (7.27%) GIAC
8 83 (6.22%) Security Cleared
9 81 (6.07%) CCNP
10 66 (4.95%) SC Cleared
11 64 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
11 64 (4.80%) CCSA
12 61 (4.57%) GCIA
13 47 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 45 (3.37%) SSCP
15 42 (3.15%) CCNA
15 42 (3.15%) CCSP
16 41 (3.07%) GCIH
17 40 (3.00%) CISMP
18 38 (2.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (25.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 238 (17.84%) PCI DSS
3 86 (6.45%) COBIT
4 36 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 30 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (1.57%) SLA
7 17 (1.27%) QA
8 13 (0.97%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.67%) BS7799
10 5 (0.37%) COSO
11 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
System Software
1 68 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 65 (4.87%) Snort
3 9 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.45%) Nmap
5 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.22%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (0.22%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 44 (3.30%) Nessus
2 20 (1.50%) FortiGate
3 19 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Management
4 13 (0.97%) WSUS
5 11 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
6 10 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.37%) CORE IMPACT
8 4 (0.30%) SCCM
9 3 (0.22%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.075%) OSSEC
10 1 (0.075%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 293 (21.96%) Cisco
2 219 (16.42%) CheckPoint
3 104 (7.80%) Microsoft
4 52 (3.90%) Symantec
5 51 (3.82%) F5
6 48 (3.60%) Qualys
6 48 (3.60%) Sourcefire
7 45 (3.37%) Juniper
8 41 (3.07%) Splunk
9 40 (3.00%) VMware
10 38 (2.85%) McAfee
11 30 (2.25%) Oracle
12 27 (2.02%) LogRhythm
13 26 (1.95%) ArcSight
14 24 (1.80%) Sun
15 23 (1.72%) Websense
16 19 (1.42%) HP
17 15 (1.12%) Blue Coat
18 14 (1.05%) IBM
19 13 (0.97%) SAP
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Ex Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
set2recruit
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary is approx 40-65k base + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000pa dependent on level of experience (+ excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Certification Europe
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bens + Training and Development and Career Pro
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Competitive and dependent on upon level of experience
Posted: 23 days ago