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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 87 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 13 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.07% 1.07% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1156 1345 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.91% 96.28% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 934 1125 845
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 May 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 +5 2 £48,750 +30.00%
Colchester - 1 £45,000 -
Security Analyst
East of England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
6 2 (10.53%) PKI
6 2 (10.53%) COBIT
6 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Legal
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) CISSP
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) CISA
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.26%) Password Management
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.26%) TACACS
7 1 (5.26%) SSCP
7 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (5.26%) SCCP

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) TACACS
3 1 (5.26%) SCCP
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Password Management
6 1 (5.26%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
1 2 (10.53%) CISA
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SSCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) GCIA
2 1 (5.26%) GSEC
2 1 (5.26%) GCIH
2 1 (5.26%) GCWN
2 1 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire
1 1 (5.26%) ArcSight