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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 107 95 72
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 1 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.092% 0.63% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.67% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Average salary £45,000 £23,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.65% -45.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
1047 1044 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.23% 94.57% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 947 903 595
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (71.43%) Problem Management
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Advertising
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) OpenView
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (71.43%) Problem Management
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Splunk
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm