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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 89 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 6 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.60% 1.12% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.15% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 10
Average salary £46,250 £30,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.89% -24.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
965 1042 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.29% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 794 902 666
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Folkestone - 1 £37,000 -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (61.54%) PCI DSS
2 8 (61.54%) SIEM
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) SSCP
4 4 (30.77%) CISA
4 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Tripwire
6 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (15.38%) CEH
6 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
7 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) F5
7 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
7 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) SIEM
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SSCP
1 4 (30.77%) CISA
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (61.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) Tripwire
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sun
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Websense
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle