The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 73 95 108
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 11 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.46% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 6
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Security Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
783 1090 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.24% 98.38% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 679 973 1023
Median salary £44,750 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.23% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Kent

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Kent

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 1 £47,500 -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (63.33%) Information Security
2 18 (60.00%) SIEM
3 17 (56.67%) Firewall
4 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) Security Operations
5 8 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco
7 6 (20.00%) Network Security
7 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
9 4 (13.33%) CCNA
9 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.33%) CISSP
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (13.33%) Juniper
9 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
9 4 (13.33%) Windows
9 4 (13.33%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) CISM
9 4 (13.33%) Forcepoint
9 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco PIX

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Shadow IT
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Information Security
2 18 (60.00%) SIEM
3 8 (26.67%) Security Operations
4 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.67%) Change Management
9 2 (6.67%) Data Security
9 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.67%) Service Management
9 2 (6.67%) Threat Management
9 2 (6.67%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) CISM
2 4 (13.33%) CISSP
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) CISA
3 2 (6.67%) SANS
4 1 (3.33%) CEH
4 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.67%) COBIT
4 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Snort
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
2 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 4 (13.33%) F5
2 4 (13.33%) Forcepoint
2 4 (13.33%) Juniper
3 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (10.00%) Qualys
3 3 (10.00%) Sophos
4 2 (6.67%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.33%) VMware