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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 357 393 394
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 722 724 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.71% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.74% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 602 610 655
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
86269 98137 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.28% 96.30% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72747 82628 84190
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +49 299 £60,000 +14.28% 19
South East +29 170 £48,500 +2.10% 20
East of England +54 58 £44,000 -2.22% 3
West Midlands +19 57 £39,500 +12.08% 7
South West -8 54 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Yorkshire +14 37 £40,000 +6.66% 10
North West +16 35 £37,500 -11.76% 1
North East - 7 £45,000 -
East Midlands -17 4 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 850 (57.16%) Information Security
2 607 (40.82%) CISSP
3 437 (29.39%) Cybersecurity
4 434 (29.19%) SIEM
5 410 (27.57%) Firewall
6 376 (25.29%) Penetration Testing
7 371 (24.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 345 (23.20%) Finance
9 338 (22.73%) Windows
10 320 (21.52%) Security Operations
11 304 (20.44%) CISM
12 255 (17.15%) PCI DSS
13 250 (16.81%) Management Information System
14 247 (16.61%) CISA
15 235 (15.80%) Risk Management
16 233 (15.67%) Vulnerability Management
17 225 (15.13%) Linux
18 216 (14.53%) Network Security
19 208 (13.99%) Degree
20 204 (13.72%) CEH
21 192 (12.91%) Python
22 189 (12.71%) Nessus
23 188 (12.64%) ITIL
24 166 (11.16%) Cisco
25 156 (10.49%) Security Cleared
26 153 (10.29%) Data Protection
27 146 (9.82%) Incident Management
28 144 (9.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
29 137 (9.21%) GIAC
30 134 (9.01%) SANS

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 19 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 13 (0.87%) IIS
3 9 (0.61%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.20%) Confluence
4 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.13%) Apache
5 2 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.13%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.13%) nginx
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.13%) SAP EP
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Portal
5 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.067%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.067%) Drupal
6 1 (0.067%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.067%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.48%) MS Office
3 7 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (1.95%) SAP GRC
2 16 (1.08%) assyst
3 7 (0.47%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.27%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.94%) IaaS
3 12 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.67%) Mimecast
5 6 (0.40%) SaaS
6 5 (0.34%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.067%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 410 (27.57%) Firewall
2 216 (14.53%) Network Security
3 125 (8.41%) TCP/IP
4 116 (7.80%) Intrusion Detection
5 61 (4.10%) WAN
6 55 (3.70%) LAN
7 46 (3.09%) Internet
8 42 (2.82%) VPN
9 41 (2.76%) HTTP
10 37 (2.49%) DNS
11 34 (2.29%) Wireshark
12 30 (2.02%) SSL
13 28 (1.88%) Wireless
14 26 (1.75%) Broadband
15 25 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.21%) MPLS
16 18 (1.21%) VLAN
17 17 (1.14%) LTE
17 17 (1.14%) SMTP
18 15 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (1.61%) Big Data
2 16 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 15 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.47%) SAP BW
5 6 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.34%) MySQL
7 3 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.13%) DB2
8 2 (0.13%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.067%) Looker
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.067%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (3.77%) Metasploit
2 13 (0.87%) AppScan
3 12 (0.81%) Selenium
4 11 (0.74%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.20%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.20%) JIRA
6 1 (0.067%) Fiddler
General
1 345 (23.20%) Finance
2 95 (6.39%) Telecoms
3 74 (4.98%) Banking
3 74 (4.98%) Legal
4 51 (3.43%) Retail
5 33 (2.22%) Games
6 23 (1.55%) Law
7 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 9 (0.61%) Marketing
9 7 (0.47%) Advertising
9 7 (0.47%) Local Government
9 7 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.40%) Electronics
10 6 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.34%) Back Office
11 5 (0.34%) Military
12 4 (0.27%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.27%) Publishing
12 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.08%) Web Services
2 11 (0.74%) .NET
3 9 (0.61%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.40%) HTML
4 6 (0.40%) LAMP
5 2 (0.13%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.13%) Middleware
5 2 (0.13%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.13%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.13%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.13%) Sass
5 2 (0.13%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (0.067%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.067%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.067%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.067%) MCollective
6 1 (0.067%) Memcached
6 1 (0.067%) PCRE
6 1 (0.067%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 250 (16.81%) Management Information System
2 126 (8.47%) Security Operations Centre
3 92 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 90 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (5.72%) Data Protection Act
6 40 (2.69%) Cyberthreat
7 38 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
8 35 (2.35%) PKI
9 31 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 21 (1.41%) Cryptography
11 17 (1.14%) Statistics
12 16 (1.08%) Data Centre
12 16 (1.08%) Fintech
12 16 (1.08%) RSA SecurID
13 15 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (0.94%) BYOD
14 14 (0.94%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.87%) iPad
15 13 (0.87%) Shadow IT
16 12 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 338 (22.73%) Windows
2 225 (15.13%) Linux
3 105 (7.06%) Unix
4 47 (3.16%) VxWorks
5 36 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.28%) Solaris
6 19 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.08%) CentOS
8 12 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.47%) Android
10 7 (0.47%) Kali Linux
10 7 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.13%) KNOPPIX
13 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (57.16%) Information Security
2 437 (29.39%) Cybersecurity
3 434 (29.19%) SIEM
4 376 (25.29%) Penetration Testing
5 320 (21.52%) Security Operations
6 235 (15.80%) Risk Management
7 233 (15.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 188 (12.64%) ITIL
9 153 (10.29%) Data Protection
10 146 (9.82%) Incident Management
11 144 (9.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 133 (8.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 111 (7.46%) Ethical Hacking
14 110 (7.40%) Risk Assessment
15 103 (6.93%) Security Architecture
16 100 (6.72%) Security Management
17 93 (6.25%) OWASP
18 86 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
18 86 (5.78%) Change Management
19 82 (5.51%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 192 (12.91%) Python
2 95 (6.39%) Java
3 89 (5.99%) C
4 78 (5.25%) C++
5 69 (4.64%) SQL
6 54 (3.63%) Perl
7 51 (3.43%) PowerShell
8 43 (2.89%) Bash Shell
9 30 (2.02%) Ruby
10 23 (1.55%) C#
10 23 (1.55%) JavaScript
11 18 (1.21%) PHP
12 11 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.40%) VB
13 6 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.27%) Korn
15 2 (0.13%) ABAP
15 2 (0.13%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.13%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 607 (40.82%) CISSP
2 304 (20.44%) CISM
3 247 (16.61%) CISA
4 208 (13.99%) Degree
5 204 (13.72%) CEH
6 156 (10.49%) Security Cleared
7 137 (9.21%) GIAC
8 134 (9.01%) SANS
9 85 (5.72%) Cisco Certification
10 76 (5.11%) DV Cleared
11 69 (4.64%) SC Cleared
12 63 (4.24%) SSCP
13 58 (3.90%) CISMP
13 58 (3.90%) GCIH
14 56 (3.77%) CCNP
15 53 (3.56%) CRISC
16 52 (3.50%) CCNA
17 49 (3.30%) GCIA
18 45 (3.03%) GSEC
19 42 (2.82%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (24.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 255 (17.15%) PCI DSS
3 100 (6.72%) COBIT
4 37 (2.49%) SLA
5 31 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (1.28%) ISO27002
7 15 (1.01%) RMADS
8 14 (0.94%) QA
9 11 (0.74%) ISO22301
10 9 (0.61%) ISO27005
11 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.20%) COSO
12 3 (0.20%) GPG13
12 3 (0.20%) GxP
12 3 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.13%) Val IT
14 1 (0.067%) FISMA
System Software
1 102 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.77%) Snort
3 13 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.54%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.067%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 189 (12.71%) Nessus
2 80 (5.38%) Nmap
3 46 (3.09%) SCCM
4 31 (2.08%) OpenVAS
5 28 (1.88%) QRadar
6 27 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 24 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
8 22 (1.48%) Nexpose
9 19 (1.28%) RSA Archer
10 15 (1.01%) EnCase
11 14 (0.94%) RSA enVision
12 13 (0.87%) Puppet
13 12 (0.81%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 9 (0.61%) HP Fortify
15 9 (0.61%) Proventia
15 9 (0.61%) WSUS
16 7 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 4 (0.27%) WebInspect
18 3 (0.20%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 166 (11.16%) Cisco
2 112 (7.53%) Qualys
3 99 (6.66%) Microsoft
4 98 (6.59%) Splunk
5 77 (5.18%) ArcSight
5 77 (5.18%) CheckPoint
6 62 (4.17%) Intel Security
7 54 (3.63%) LogRhythm
8 50 (3.36%) Palo Alto
9 45 (3.03%) SAP
10 42 (2.82%) HP
11 40 (2.69%) Symantec
12 39 (2.62%) Forcepoint
13 36 (2.42%) Juniper
14 30 (2.02%) Sourcefire
15 29 (1.95%) VMware
16 28 (1.88%) F5
17 27 (1.82%) Red Hat
18 26 (1.75%) SolarWinds
19 23 (1.55%) Fortinet
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