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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 453 466 453
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 499 516 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 390 456 371
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +24 202 £54,100 +5.04% 17
South East -15 109 £47,500 +5.55% 11
East of England +2 43 £46,875 +4.16% 2
Yorkshire -6 42 £40,000 +14.28% 7
South West +15 33 £40,000 +33.33% 8
East Midlands +11 27 £40,000 +2.56% 2
North West +7 20 £57,500 +64.28% 5
West Midlands -6 18 £38,000 +14.45% 3
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 556 (51.96%) Information Security
2 324 (30.28%) Firewall
3 317 (29.63%) CISSP
4 268 (25.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 264 (24.67%) SIEM
6 258 (24.11%) Finance
7 217 (20.28%) Windows
8 203 (18.97%) Network Security
9 192 (17.94%) Management Information System
10 187 (17.48%) ITIL
11 166 (15.51%) Cyber Security
12 161 (15.05%) PCI DSS
13 153 (14.30%) Cisco
14 148 (13.83%) Penetration Testing
15 137 (12.80%) Intrusion Detection
16 136 (12.71%) Incident Management
17 130 (12.15%) Degree
18 128 (11.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 121 (11.31%) CISM
20 116 (10.84%) Security Management
21 114 (10.65%) Linux
22 113 (10.56%) Vulnerability Management
23 107 (10.00%) TCP/IP
24 105 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
25 101 (9.44%) Risk Management
26 100 (9.35%) UNIX
27 98 (9.16%) CheckPoint
28 94 (8.79%) Snort
29 87 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
30 86 (8.04%) Banking

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (0.93%) Apache
1 10 (0.93%) IIS
2 7 (0.65%) NetWeaver
3 6 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.28%) SAS
6 2 (0.19%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.093%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.093%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.21%) MS Office
3 3 (0.28%) MS Project
3 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.28%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.65%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.28%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.093%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.093%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 324 (30.28%) Firewall
2 203 (18.97%) Network Security
3 137 (12.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 107 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 70 (6.54%) Internet
6 69 (6.45%) WAN
7 66 (6.17%) LAN
8 42 (3.93%) Wireshark
8 42 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
9 40 (3.74%) VPN
10 34 (3.18%) Wireless
11 27 (2.52%) DNS
12 23 (2.15%) Cisco PIX
13 21 (1.96%) MPLS
14 19 (1.78%) HTTP
14 19 (1.78%) SSL
15 18 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 17 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (1.59%) tcpdump
17 16 (1.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.84%) Big Data
1 9 (0.84%) SQL Server
1 9 (0.84%) Data Mining
2 7 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (0.65%) SAP BI
3 6 (0.56%) MySQL
3 6 (0.56%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.37%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.28%) HBase
5 3 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (0.28%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.093%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (0.65%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.093%) Moq
2 1 (0.093%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.093%) ReSharper
General
1 258 (24.11%) Finance
2 86 (8.04%) Banking
3 49 (4.58%) Law
4 39 (3.64%) Retail
4 39 (3.64%) Legal
5 33 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 20 (1.87%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.21%) Advertising
9 12 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.75%) French Language
10 8 (0.75%) German Language
10 8 (0.75%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.56%) Games
12 5 (0.47%) Marketing
12 5 (0.47%) Electronics
12 5 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.37%) Publishing
13 4 (0.37%) Back Office
14 3 (0.28%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.87%) .NET
2 14 (1.31%) Regular Expression
3 12 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 11 (1.03%) OAuth
4 11 (1.03%) REST
4 11 (1.03%) SAML
5 5 (0.47%) JNI
5 5 (0.47%) Middleware
5 5 (0.47%) Dalvik
6 4 (0.37%) JSP
7 3 (0.28%) Web Services
7 3 (0.28%) XML
8 1 (0.093%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.093%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.093%) WCF
8 1 (0.093%) WPF
8 1 (0.093%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 192 (17.94%) Management Information System
2 105 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 33 (3.08%) Cryptography
5 27 (2.52%) PKI
6 20 (1.87%) Online Banking
6 20 (1.87%) Data Protection Act
6 20 (1.87%) Mobile Banking
7 19 (1.78%) Open Source
8 17 (1.59%) SCADA
8 17 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 14 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 12 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.03%) Smartcard
12 10 (0.93%) Statistics
13 8 (0.75%) NHS
13 8 (0.75%) EMV
13 8 (0.75%) Visualisation
14 7 (0.65%) RMADS
15 6 (0.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 217 (20.28%) Windows
2 114 (10.65%) Linux
3 100 (9.35%) UNIX
4 35 (3.27%) Solaris
5 11 (1.03%) Windows 2000
6 10 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.47%) Android
8 5 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.19%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.19%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.093%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.093%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.093%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (51.96%) Information Security
2 264 (24.67%) SIEM
3 187 (17.48%) ITIL
4 166 (15.51%) Cyber Security
5 148 (13.83%) Penetration Testing
6 136 (12.71%) Incident Management
7 128 (11.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 116 (10.84%) Security Management
9 113 (10.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 101 (9.44%) Risk Management
11 85 (7.94%) Risk Assessment
12 68 (6.36%) Kalman Filter
13 66 (6.17%) Information Security Management
14 64 (5.98%) Business Continuity
14 64 (5.98%) Security Testing
15 51 (4.77%) Identity Management
16 50 (4.67%) Data Protection
17 47 (4.39%) Malware Analysis
18 46 (4.30%) Mentoring
19 43 (4.02%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 37 (3.46%) Java
2 32 (2.99%) SQL
3 27 (2.52%) Perl
4 25 (2.34%) Python
5 23 (2.15%) C
6 15 (1.40%) C#
7 14 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 10 (0.93%) PHP
8 10 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 9 (0.84%) C++
10 7 (0.65%) Ruby
10 7 (0.65%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.47%) Objective-C
11 5 (0.47%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.37%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.28%) R
14 1 (0.093%) VBScript
14 1 (0.093%) VBA
14 1 (0.093%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.093%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 317 (29.63%) CISSP
2 130 (12.15%) Degree
3 121 (11.31%) CISM
4 87 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (7.66%) CISA
5 82 (7.66%) CEH
6 76 (7.10%) GIAC
7 72 (6.73%) Security Cleared
8 53 (4.95%) SSCP
9 50 (4.67%) CCNP
9 50 (4.67%) SC Cleared
10 39 (3.64%) GCIH
11 37 (3.46%) CRISC
12 36 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
13 33 (3.08%) GCIA
14 31 (2.90%) CCNA
15 30 (2.80%) CCSA
16 27 (2.52%) DV Cleared
16 27 (2.52%) CCSE
17 23 (2.15%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (25.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 161 (15.05%) PCI DSS
3 63 (5.89%) COBIT
4 36 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 31 (2.90%) SLA
6 22 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 19 (1.78%) QA
8 6 (0.56%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.37%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.19%) EMIR
10 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.19%) BS7799
10 2 (0.19%) Basel II
10 2 (0.19%) MiFID
11 1 (0.093%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.093%) COSO
11 1 (0.093%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.093%) FISMA
System Software
1 94 (8.79%) Snort
2 78 (7.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.47%) vSphere
5 5 (0.47%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (1.50%) Nessus
2 11 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (0.93%) OpenView
4 9 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (0.47%) Nmap
7 4 (0.37%) HP SIM
7 4 (0.37%) SCOM
8 2 (0.19%) SCCM
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.093%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.093%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.093%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 153 (14.30%) Cisco
2 98 (9.16%) CheckPoint
3 83 (7.76%) Microsoft
4 59 (5.51%) McAfee
5 52 (4.86%) Juniper
6 49 (4.58%) Sourcefire
7 47 (4.39%) ArcSight
8 45 (4.21%) Splunk
9 44 (4.11%) F5
10 40 (3.74%) Qualys
11 31 (2.90%) Symantec
11 31 (2.90%) Websense
12 22 (2.06%) Blue Coat
13 21 (1.96%) HP
13 21 (1.96%) Citrix
14 20 (1.87%) VMware
15 17 (1.59%) Cyber-Ark
15 17 (1.59%) Tripwire
15 17 (1.59%) Fortinet
16 14 (1.31%) LogRhythm
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
York, Yorkshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
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