The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 84 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 12 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.01% 0.42% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.44% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Security Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1105 1145 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.55% 95.82% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 848 983 891
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Essex region.

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Essex

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Essex

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Harlow - 1 £67,500 -
Security Analyst
East of England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (24.00%) Information Security
6 6 (24.00%) CISSP
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco
7 5 (20.00%) CCNP
7 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (20.00%) CEH
7 5 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) SIEM
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.00%) Time Management
8 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (16.00%) Banking
8 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.00%) C
10 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (8.00%) Legal

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) TACACS
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
1 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (28.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (24.00%) Information Security
5 5 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (16.00%) SIEM
6 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Time Management
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (4.00%) Information Management
8 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.00%) Password Management
8 1 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CEH
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) GCED
4 1 (4.00%) SSCP
4 1 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (4.00%) GCIA
4 1 (4.00%) GSEC
4 1 (4.00%) GCIH
4 1 (4.00%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco