The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 164 177 151
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 10 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.28% 0.053% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.055% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 6
Average salary £37,750 £39,659 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.81% +22.02%
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +46.15%
IT Security Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3504 3654 2717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.47% 96.62% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2952 2198
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

IT Security Analyst Salary Trend in Leeds

IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

IT Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

IT Security Analyst
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Security Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) CISSP
3 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
4 9 (47.37%) SIEM
4 9 (47.37%) Wireless
4 9 (47.37%) Cryptography
4 9 (47.37%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
5 8 (42.11%) CEH
5 8 (42.11%) GIAC
6 7 (36.84%) SSL
6 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.53%) DNS
8 2 (10.53%) Internet
9 1 (5.26%) Degree

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 9 (47.37%) Wireless
3 7 (36.84%) SSL
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Cryptography
2 8 (42.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Security Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Information Security
3 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (47.37%) SIEM
5 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) GIAC
2 8 (42.11%) CEH
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
2 8 (42.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory