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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 94 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 7 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.55% 1.01% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 0
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1216 1231 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.13% 95.43% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 977 979 773
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,550 £60,000
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 March 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 March 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
Chelmsford +6 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Security Analyst
East of England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
5 3 (21.43%) SIEM
5 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
5 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
5 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Legal
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) CISA
6 2 (14.29%) CISSP
6 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
6 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (14.29%) PKI
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (7.14%) GCED
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) TACACS
4 1 (7.14%) SCCP
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Password Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISA
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) GCED
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SSCP
2 1 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) GCIA
2 1 (7.14%) GSEC
2 1 (7.14%) GCIH
2 1 (7.14%) GCWN
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
1 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.14%) F5
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) HP