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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 94 93 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.078% 0.089% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.093% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £55,000 £41,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% +52.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
1203 1076 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.13% 95.47% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 929 826 666
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £54,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) COBIT
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) CSSLP
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) Progress
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ZENworks
1 1 (16.67%) WebInspect
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Progress
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix