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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 92 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 6 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.55% 0.99% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.02% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 12
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +4.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £37,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
1030 982 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.76% 97.32% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 929 820 921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
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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
Sevenoaks - 1 £52,000 -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (64.00%) SIEM
2 13 (52.00%) CISSP
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) PCI DSS
4 11 (44.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (44.00%) Information Security
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco
5 10 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (32.00%) SSCP
6 8 (32.00%) Firewall
6 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (28.00%) Cyber Security
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (28.00%) Websense
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) CCNA
7 7 (28.00%) CHFI
7 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 6 (24.00%) Network Security
8 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
8 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
8 6 (24.00%) Coaching
8 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) COBIT

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (16.00%) Broadband
4 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Big Data
General
1 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Law
3 3 (12.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) SIEM
2 11 (44.00%) Incident Management
2 11 (44.00%) Information Security
3 8 (32.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 8 (32.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Cyber Security
5 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (24.00%) Coaching
6 5 (20.00%) Data Security
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Information Management
7 3 (12.00%) ERP
7 3 (12.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Server Hardening
8 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 1 (4.00%) Investment Management
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SSCP
3 7 (28.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (28.00%) CHFI
3 7 (28.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) CCSA
5 3 (12.00%) CCSE
5 3 (12.00%) CEH
5 3 (12.00%) CCSP
5 3 (12.00%) CCNP
6 2 (8.00%) MCSE
6 2 (8.00%) MCSA
7 1 (4.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) XenApp
1 3 (12.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (28.00%) Websense
3 4 (16.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (16.00%) F5
3 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (12.00%) LogRhythm
4 3 (12.00%) Splunk
4 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix