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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 162 177 190
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 14 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 0.14% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.15% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £33,450 £37,500 £39,659
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.80% -5.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £37,500 £35,386
10% offered a salary of more than £38,450 £50,000 £43,932
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
3125 3440 3662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 97.76% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 2724 2954
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

IT Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (65.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (58.62%) Information Security
3 15 (51.72%) PCI DSS
4 11 (37.93%) Risk Management
5 10 (34.48%) GIAC
5 10 (34.48%) CEH
5 10 (34.48%) CISA
5 10 (34.48%) CISSP
5 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
5 10 (34.48%) High Availability
5 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (27.59%) SIEM
7 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (17.24%) ISO22301
8 5 (17.24%) ISO27005
8 5 (17.24%) ISO27002
9 4 (13.79%) PKI
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) Internet
9 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
10 3 (10.34%) Firewall
10 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Scanning

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (13.79%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) SNMP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (13.79%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Information Security
2 11 (37.93%) Risk Management
3 10 (34.48%) E-Commerce
3 10 (34.48%) High Availability
4 8 (27.59%) SIEM
5 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (6.90%) Security Management
8 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.45%) Security Auditing
9 1 (3.45%) Security Operations
9 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CEH
1 10 (34.48%) CISA
1 10 (34.48%) CISSP
1 10 (34.48%) GIAC
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (51.72%) PCI DSS
3 5 (17.24%) ISO22301
3 5 (17.24%) ISO27002
3 5 (17.24%) ISO27005
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.45%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.45%) Splunk