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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 383 416 519
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +103
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 677 640 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.59% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.62% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 578 559 296
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 £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
97285 102439 95015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81970 83640 79578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +59 293 £55,000 +4.76% 27
South East -4 157 £45,000 - 31
Yorkshire -38 58 £38,000 -5.00% 5
South West +5 47 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East Midlands +13 39 £42,500 +21.42% 2
West Midlands -2 34 £41,250 -8.33% 7
North West -7 25 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East of England -15 24 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 640 (54.79%) Information Security
2 386 (33.05%) Firewall
3 363 (31.08%) CISSP
4 330 (28.25%) SIEM
5 320 (27.40%) Finance
6 290 (24.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 283 (24.23%) Windows
8 234 (20.03%) Cyber Security
9 233 (19.95%) Penetration Testing
10 201 (17.21%) Degree
11 189 (16.18%) PCI DSS
12 187 (16.01%) Intrusion Detection
13 186 (15.92%) Management Information System
14 163 (13.96%) Linux
15 162 (13.87%) Network Security
16 161 (13.78%) ITIL
16 161 (13.78%) CISM
17 153 (13.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 151 (12.93%) Vulnerability Management
19 148 (12.67%) Cisco
20 142 (12.16%) UNIX
20 142 (12.16%) Incident Management
21 128 (10.96%) TCP/IP
22 127 (10.87%) Internet
23 117 (10.02%) CISA
24 113 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
25 106 (9.08%) Banking
26 96 (8.22%) Security Management
26 96 (8.22%) Microsoft
26 96 (8.22%) Security Cleared

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 17 (1.46%) Apache
2 14 (1.20%) Tomcat
2 14 (1.20%) IIS
3 5 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.34%) SAS
5 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.086%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.086%) JBoss
7 1 (0.086%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.71%) MS Office
3 6 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.51%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.17%) Line 500
3 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.086%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.086%) Primavera
3 1 (0.086%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.086%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.086%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.086%) SaaS
4 1 (0.086%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 386 (33.05%) Firewall
2 187 (16.01%) Intrusion Detection
3 162 (13.87%) Network Security
4 128 (10.96%) TCP/IP
5 127 (10.87%) Internet
6 45 (3.85%) WAN
7 43 (3.68%) LAN
8 41 (3.51%) VPN
9 40 (3.42%) Wireshark
10 39 (3.34%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (3.00%) Wireless
12 25 (2.14%) tcpdump
13 22 (1.88%) HTTP
14 21 (1.80%) SSL
15 17 (1.46%) Broadband
16 15 (1.28%) SMTP
17 14 (1.20%) LDAP
17 14 (1.20%) Wireless Security
17 14 (1.20%) Cisco PIX
18 12 (1.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.20%) MySQL
2 10 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (0.77%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.77%) Hadoop
3 9 (0.77%) Data Mining
3 9 (0.77%) Big Data
4 6 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (0.51%) NoSQL
4 6 (0.51%) HBase
5 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.34%) Informix
7 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.086%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.086%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (2.48%) Metasploit
General
1 320 (27.40%) Finance
2 106 (9.08%) Banking
3 55 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.51%) Retail
5 31 (2.65%) Legal
6 24 (2.05%) Law
7 20 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.37%) Electronics
9 15 (1.28%) Aerospace
10 14 (1.20%) Retail Banking
11 13 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.77%) Back Office
13 9 (0.77%) French Language
14 8 (0.68%) German Language
14 8 (0.68%) Advertising
15 7 (0.60%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.43%) Marketing
17 4 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.34%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.05%) .NET
2 13 (1.11%) ASP.NET
3 12 (1.03%) Regular Expression
4 7 (0.60%) JSP
5 6 (0.51%) XML
6 5 (0.43%) Web Services
6 5 (0.43%) REST
6 5 (0.43%) HTML
7 4 (0.34%) OAuth
7 4 (0.34%) SAML
8 2 (0.17%) CSS
8 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.17%) HTML5
8 2 (0.17%) jQuery
8 2 (0.17%) CSS3
8 2 (0.17%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.086%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.086%) Java EE
9 1 (0.086%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 186 (15.92%) Management Information System
2 113 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 38 (3.25%) Cryptography
5 29 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 28 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 23 (1.97%) PKI
8 21 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
9 19 (1.63%) Visualisation
9 19 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 15 (1.28%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.20%) Online Banking
11 14 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
12 13 (1.11%) Digital Media
13 12 (1.03%) CESG
14 11 (0.94%) Statistics
15 10 (0.86%) Smartcard
15 10 (0.86%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.68%) Hedge funds
17 7 (0.60%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 283 (24.23%) Windows
2 163 (13.96%) Linux
3 142 (12.16%) UNIX
4 44 (3.77%) Solaris
5 21 (1.80%) VxWorks
6 16 (1.37%) Windows 2000
7 15 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.51%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.43%) zOS
11 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.086%) CentOS
13 1 (0.086%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (54.79%) Information Security
2 330 (28.25%) SIEM
3 234 (20.03%) Cyber Security
4 233 (19.95%) Penetration Testing
5 161 (13.78%) ITIL
6 153 (13.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 151 (12.93%) Vulnerability Management
8 142 (12.16%) Incident Management
9 96 (8.22%) Security Management
10 95 (8.13%) Risk Management
11 94 (8.05%) Risk Assessment
12 75 (6.42%) Security Testing
13 72 (6.16%) Kalman Filter
14 70 (5.99%) Ethical Hacking
14 70 (5.99%) Business Continuity
15 68 (5.82%) Data Protection
16 64 (5.48%) Information Security Management
17 63 (5.39%) Mentoring
18 60 (5.14%) Malware Analysis
18 60 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 79 (6.76%) SQL
2 66 (5.65%) Python
3 48 (4.11%) Java
4 42 (3.60%) C
5 34 (2.91%) Perl
6 27 (2.31%) Bash Shell
7 25 (2.14%) C++
8 22 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 20 (1.71%) C#
10 14 (1.20%) PHP
11 12 (1.03%) JavaScript
11 12 (1.03%) Ruby
12 6 (0.51%) R
13 5 (0.43%) ABAP
14 2 (0.17%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.17%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.17%) VBScript
15 1 (0.086%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 363 (31.08%) CISSP
2 201 (17.21%) Degree
3 161 (13.78%) CISM
4 117 (10.02%) CISA
5 96 (8.22%) Security Cleared
6 75 (6.42%) CEH
7 74 (6.34%) GIAC
8 60 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (4.45%) SSCP
10 48 (4.11%) GCIH
11 47 (4.02%) SC Cleared
12 46 (3.94%) DV Cleared
13 39 (3.34%) CCNP
14 34 (2.91%) CCNA
15 31 (2.65%) GCIA
16 29 (2.48%) CRISC
17 27 (2.31%) Security+ Certification
18 24 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
19 17 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (1.46%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (24.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 189 (16.18%) PCI DSS
3 53 (4.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 44 (3.77%) COBIT
5 35 (3.00%) SLA
6 7 (0.60%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.34%) BS7799
8 4 (0.34%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.26%) QA
10 2 (0.17%) BS25999
11 1 (0.086%) COSO
System Software
1 74 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 68 (5.82%) Snort
3 23 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.34%) XenApp
4 4 (0.34%) vSphere
5 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 61 (5.22%) Nessus
2 30 (2.57%) Nmap
3 25 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (0.60%) CORE IMPACT
5 6 (0.51%) OpenView
6 4 (0.34%) SCOM
7 3 (0.26%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.17%) SCCM
8 2 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.17%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.086%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 148 (12.67%) Cisco
2 96 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 82 (7.02%) CheckPoint
4 77 (6.59%) McAfee
5 67 (5.74%) ArcSight
6 66 (5.65%) Juniper
7 63 (5.39%) Splunk
8 57 (4.88%) Qualys
9 54 (4.62%) Sourcefire
10 53 (4.54%) F5
11 47 (4.02%) Websense
12 33 (2.83%) Symantec
13 32 (2.74%) Tripwire
14 31 (2.65%) VMware
15 28 (2.40%) Fortinet
16 26 (2.23%) Blue Coat
17 25 (2.14%) LogLogic
18 23 (1.97%) Oracle
19 20 (1.71%) LogRhythm
20 19 (1.63%) HP
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