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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 405 513 512
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 629 372 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 549 275 315
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +81 224 £53,500 +18.88% 18
South East +19 147 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Yorkshire +39 105 £40,000 +23.07% 11
East of England +33 46 £45,000 +20.00% 3
West Midlands +6 31 £45,000 +16.88% 2
North West -14 28 £48,750 +28.28% 4
South West -34 23 £40,000 - 9
East Midlands -13 18 £34,500 +6.15% 1
North East -1 1 £40,000 +42.85%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 670 (58.46%) Information Security
2 396 (34.55%) Firewall
3 386 (33.68%) CISSP
4 317 (27.66%) Finance
5 294 (25.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 292 (25.48%) Windows
7 273 (23.82%) SIEM
8 255 (22.25%) Penetration Testing
9 235 (20.51%) Network Security
10 208 (18.15%) Cisco
11 199 (17.36%) PCI DSS
12 194 (16.93%) Management Information System
13 189 (16.49%) Degree
14 179 (15.62%) ITIL
15 172 (15.01%) TCP/IP
16 168 (14.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 166 (14.49%) Microsoft
18 165 (14.40%) UNIX
19 149 (13.00%) Intrusion Detection
20 147 (12.83%) CheckPoint
21 135 (11.78%) Security Management
22 130 (11.34%) CISM
23 124 (10.82%) Linux
24 122 (10.65%) Security Cleared
25 110 (9.60%) Risk Management
26 109 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
27 107 (9.34%) Ethical Hacking
28 106 (9.25%) SC Cleared
29 100 (8.73%) WAN
30 99 (8.64%) Cyber Security

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.79%) Lync
3 6 (0.52%) Apache
3 6 (0.52%) IIS
4 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.087%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.087%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 95 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.05%) MS Office
3 16 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.17%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 11 (0.96%) assyst
2 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.35%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.17%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.087%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.26%) SaaS
3 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 396 (34.55%) Firewall
2 235 (20.51%) Network Security
3 172 (15.01%) TCP/IP
4 149 (13.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 100 (8.73%) WAN
6 97 (8.46%) LAN
7 86 (7.50%) DNS
8 84 (7.33%) Internet
9 72 (6.28%) VPN
10 58 (5.06%) Wireshark
11 46 (4.01%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (3.93%) VoIP
13 41 (3.58%) IP Telephony
14 36 (3.14%) DHCP
15 35 (3.05%) tcpdump
15 35 (3.05%) MPLS
16 34 (2.97%) SSL
17 27 (2.36%) Wireless
17 27 (2.36%) LDAP
18 23 (2.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (1.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.05%) MySQL
3 8 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.17%) Big Data
5 2 (0.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.087%) Metasploit
General
1 317 (27.66%) Finance
2 71 (6.20%) Law
3 69 (6.02%) Banking
4 63 (5.50%) Legal
5 20 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.66%) Retail
7 14 (1.22%) Advertising
8 10 (0.87%) Games
9 9 (0.79%) Electronics
10 8 (0.70%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.61%) Marketing
12 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.35%) Military
14 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.26%) Publishing
14 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.26%) French Language
14 3 (0.26%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.53%) .NET
2 23 (2.01%) Web Services
3 5 (0.44%) Middleware
4 4 (0.35%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.26%) WinForms
5 3 (0.26%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.26%) WPF
6 1 (0.087%) XML
6 1 (0.087%) RESTful
6 1 (0.087%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.087%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.087%) Java EE
6 1 (0.087%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 194 (16.93%) Management Information System
2 48 (4.19%) Computer Science
3 27 (2.36%) PKI
4 17 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (1.22%) Cryptography
6 13 (1.13%) iPad
6 13 (1.13%) iPhone
7 10 (0.87%) Open Source
7 10 (0.87%) CESG
8 8 (0.70%) NHS
9 7 (0.61%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.52%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.35%) DTV
13 3 (0.26%) Tandem
13 3 (0.26%) IBM Mainframe
14 2 (0.17%) SCADA
14 2 (0.17%) Statistics
14 2 (0.17%) Digital Media
15 1 (0.087%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 292 (25.48%) Windows
2 165 (14.40%) UNIX
3 124 (10.82%) Linux
4 37 (3.23%) Solaris
5 30 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.96%) Windows 2000
8 11 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.79%) AIX
10 5 (0.44%) Windows NT
10 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.17%) Android
13 1 (0.087%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.087%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.087%) CentOS
13 1 (0.087%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.087%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (58.46%) Information Security
2 273 (23.82%) SIEM
3 255 (22.25%) Penetration Testing
4 179 (15.62%) ITIL
5 168 (14.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 135 (11.78%) Security Management
7 110 (9.60%) Risk Management
8 107 (9.34%) Ethical Hacking
9 99 (8.64%) Cyber Security
10 94 (8.20%) Incident Management
11 92 (8.03%) Kalman Filter
12 87 (7.59%) Security Testing
13 84 (7.33%) Risk Assessment
14 78 (6.81%) E-Commerce
15 77 (6.72%) Vulnerability Management
16 74 (6.46%) Data Protection
17 67 (5.85%) Information Security Management
18 66 (5.76%) ISMS
19 52 (4.54%) Analytics
20 50 (4.36%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (2.27%) Python
1 26 (2.27%) Java
2 25 (2.18%) Perl
3 24 (2.09%) SQL
4 19 (1.66%) C
5 17 (1.48%) PHP
6 15 (1.31%) Ruby
7 14 (1.22%) Bash Shell
8 10 (0.87%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.70%) C#
10 6 (0.52%) C++
11 4 (0.35%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.35%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.17%) VB
13 2 (0.17%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.087%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 386 (33.68%) CISSP
2 189 (16.49%) Degree
3 130 (11.34%) CISM
4 122 (10.65%) Security Cleared
5 109 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
6 106 (9.25%) SC Cleared
7 92 (8.03%) CEH
8 86 (7.50%) CISA
9 81 (7.07%) GIAC
10 65 (5.67%) DV Cleared
11 64 (5.58%) GCIA
12 50 (4.36%) GCIH
13 49 (4.28%) CCNA
14 44 (3.84%) CCNP
15 43 (3.75%) CCSA
16 40 (3.49%) SSCP
17 37 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
19 26 (2.27%) MCSE
20 23 (2.01%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (25.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 199 (17.36%) PCI DSS
3 73 (6.37%) COBIT
4 24 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 20 (1.75%) SLA
6 18 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.79%) QA
9 4 (0.35%) COSO
10 3 (0.26%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 91 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 65 (5.67%) Snort
3 9 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.61%) SpamAssassin
5 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.26%) Nmap
7 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.087%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.087%) RACF
7 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.087%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 28 (2.44%) Nessus
2 12 (1.05%) WSUS
2 12 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
4 10 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.52%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.26%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.26%) SCCM
7 2 (0.17%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.087%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.087%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.087%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.087%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.087%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 208 (18.15%) Cisco
2 166 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 147 (12.83%) CheckPoint
4 84 (7.33%) Sourcefire
5 59 (5.15%) Symantec
6 46 (4.01%) McAfee
6 46 (4.01%) LogRhythm
7 45 (3.93%) Splunk
8 44 (3.84%) Qualys
9 42 (3.66%) Juniper
10 36 (3.14%) F5
11 32 (2.79%) ArcSight
12 25 (2.18%) HP
13 21 (1.83%) Websense
13 21 (1.83%) Oracle
14 19 (1.66%) LogLogic
15 18 (1.57%) Sun
16 17 (1.48%) Blue Coat
17 16 (1.40%) VMware
18 15 (1.31%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £45000 per annum + car and 10% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great benefits & package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Securitech Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Penna PLC
Salary: £35-£50k per yer
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago