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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 378 497 499
Rank change year-on-year
+119 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 703 415 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.44% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 610 331 341
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
100712 94189 105607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82348 79093 90842
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 September 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 September 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 +84 250 £50,000 +16.27% 20
South East +15 134 £46,250 +15.62% 10
Yorkshire +47 133 £40,000 -5.88% 6
West Midlands +29 47 £37,000 +0.68% 3
North West +13 43 £45,000 +32.35% 4
East of England +20 36 £45,000 +1.12% 3
South West -43 33 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East Midlands -29 17 £35,000 +7.69%
North East +1 9 £40,000 +42.85%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 721 (58.33%) Information Security
2 407 (32.93%) Firewall
3 403 (32.61%) CISSP
4 316 (25.57%) Finance
5 313 (25.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 296 (23.95%) Windows
7 268 (21.68%) Network Security
8 262 (21.20%) SIEM
9 249 (20.15%) Penetration Testing
10 235 (19.01%) Cisco
11 228 (18.45%) PCI DSS
12 222 (17.96%) Degree
13 201 (16.26%) Management Information System
14 200 (16.18%) ITIL
15 199 (16.10%) TCP/IP
16 175 (14.16%) CheckPoint
17 168 (13.59%) CISM
18 161 (13.03%) UNIX
19 156 (12.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 144 (11.65%) Intrusion Detection
21 142 (11.49%) Microsoft
22 135 (10.92%) Security Management
23 127 (10.28%) Linux
24 124 (10.03%) Cisco Certification
25 112 (9.06%) Risk Management
25 112 (9.06%) Security Cleared
26 107 (8.66%) Internet
27 102 (8.25%) Ethical Hacking
27 102 (8.25%) Incident Management
28 100 (8.09%) CISA

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 11 (0.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.49%) Apache
2 6 (0.49%) Lync
3 5 (0.40%) IIS
4 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.081%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.081%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.081%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.081%) Jetty
6 1 (0.081%) WebLogic
Applications
1 80 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.75%) MS Office
3 13 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.24%) SmartSuite
5 3 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (0.89%) assyst
2 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.32%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.16%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.081%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.24%) SaaS
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 407 (32.93%) Firewall
2 268 (21.68%) Network Security
3 199 (16.10%) TCP/IP
4 144 (11.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 107 (8.66%) Internet
6 95 (7.69%) WAN
7 92 (7.44%) LAN
8 86 (6.96%) DNS
9 76 (6.15%) VPN
10 65 (5.26%) VoIP
11 61 (4.94%) IP Telephony
12 56 (4.53%) Wireshark
13 46 (3.72%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (3.24%) DHCP
15 35 (2.83%) Wireless
16 33 (2.67%) SSL
17 32 (2.59%) tcpdump
17 32 (2.59%) MPLS
18 30 (2.43%) Intranet
19 24 (1.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.89%) MySQL
3 8 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.32%) Big Data
5 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Metasploit
General
1 316 (25.57%) Finance
2 87 (7.04%) Banking
3 84 (6.80%) Law
4 56 (4.53%) Legal
5 22 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.54%) Retail
7 13 (1.05%) Advertising
8 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.81%) Electronics
10 8 (0.65%) Games
10 8 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 8 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 8 (0.65%) Marketing
11 6 (0.49%) French Language
12 5 (0.40%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.32%) Military
13 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.24%) German Language
15 2 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.18%) .NET
2 26 (2.10%) Web Services
3 8 (0.65%) Regular Expression
4 6 (0.49%) Middleware
5 4 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.24%) WPF
6 3 (0.24%) WinForms
7 1 (0.081%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.081%) RESTful
7 1 (0.081%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.081%) Java EE
7 1 (0.081%) JSON
7 1 (0.081%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 201 (16.26%) Management Information System
2 97 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 33 (2.67%) Data Protection Act
5 24 (1.94%) PKI
6 22 (1.78%) Cryptography
7 16 (1.29%) SWIFT
7 16 (1.29%) Mathematics
8 13 (1.05%) iPhone
8 13 (1.05%) iPad
9 10 (0.81%) Open Source
9 10 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (0.57%) CESG
10 7 (0.57%) NHS
11 5 (0.40%) DTV
12 3 (0.24%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.24%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.16%) Tandem
13 2 (0.16%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 296 (23.95%) Windows
2 161 (13.03%) UNIX
3 127 (10.28%) Linux
4 39 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (3.07%) Solaris
6 28 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.81%) Windows 2000
10 8 (0.65%) Android
11 5 (0.40%) AIX
12 4 (0.32%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.24%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.081%) CentOS
14 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.081%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (58.33%) Information Security
2 262 (21.20%) SIEM
3 249 (20.15%) Penetration Testing
4 200 (16.18%) ITIL
5 156 (12.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 135 (10.92%) Security Management
7 112 (9.06%) Risk Management
8 102 (8.25%) Ethical Hacking
8 102 (8.25%) Incident Management
9 98 (7.93%) Kalman Filter
10 97 (7.85%) Security Testing
11 95 (7.69%) Data Protection
12 90 (7.28%) E-Commerce
13 89 (7.20%) Vulnerability Management
13 89 (7.20%) Cyber Security
14 80 (6.47%) Risk Assessment
15 76 (6.15%) ISMS
16 74 (5.99%) Information Security Management
17 55 (4.45%) Change Management
18 53 (4.29%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (2.02%) SQL
2 24 (1.94%) Java
3 23 (1.86%) Python
4 22 (1.78%) Perl
5 17 (1.38%) PHP
6 15 (1.21%) C
7 14 (1.13%) Ruby
8 9 (0.73%) PowerShell
8 9 (0.73%) C#
9 8 (0.65%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.57%) C++
11 4 (0.32%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.32%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.24%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.16%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.081%) VB
Qualifications
1 403 (32.61%) CISSP
2 222 (17.96%) Degree
3 168 (13.59%) CISM
4 124 (10.03%) Cisco Certification
5 112 (9.06%) Security Cleared
6 100 (8.09%) CISA
7 97 (7.85%) CEH
8 94 (7.61%) SC Cleared
9 77 (6.23%) GIAC
10 60 (4.85%) GCIA
11 58 (4.69%) CCNP
11 58 (4.69%) DV Cleared
12 48 (3.88%) CCNA
12 48 (3.88%) CCSA
13 45 (3.64%) GCIH
14 38 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (2.91%) CISMP
15 36 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (2.75%) SSCP
17 28 (2.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (25.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 228 (18.45%) PCI DSS
3 67 (5.42%) COBIT
4 27 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 19 (1.54%) SLA
6 15 (1.21%) QA
6 15 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.73%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.40%) BS7799
9 3 (0.24%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.24%) COSO
10 1 (0.081%) Solvency II
System Software
1 95 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 64 (5.18%) Snort
3 6 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.40%) SpamAssassin
4 5 (0.40%) Nmap
5 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.24%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.081%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (2.59%) Nessus
2 13 (1.05%) WSUS
2 13 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
4 10 (0.81%) FortiGate
5 8 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.32%) SCCM
7 3 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.16%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.16%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.081%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.081%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 235 (19.01%) Cisco
2 175 (14.16%) CheckPoint
3 142 (11.49%) Microsoft
4 78 (6.31%) Sourcefire
5 53 (4.29%) Symantec
6 50 (4.05%) Splunk
7 42 (3.40%) Juniper
8 41 (3.32%) LogRhythm
9 38 (3.07%) McAfee
10 37 (2.99%) F5
11 36 (2.91%) Qualys
12 27 (2.18%) ArcSight
13 22 (1.78%) Websense
14 21 (1.70%) Oracle
15 19 (1.54%) LogLogic
15 19 (1.54%) Sun
16 16 (1.29%) HP
17 13 (1.05%) Blue Coat
18 12 (0.97%) VMware
19 11 (0.89%) IBM
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 17K to 21K + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25K to 35K+ Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: c45,000 - 50,000 + ex bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Up to £60K + excellent bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brampton Recruitment
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago