The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 113 149 128
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 75 8 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.98% 0.30% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 0.32% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 57 4 22
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £32,500 £26,325
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
3672 2520 2740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.86% 96.04% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 1987 2272
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Leeds

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 62 (56.88%) Network Security
2 59 (54.13%) Cisco
3 47 (43.12%) Information Security
4 33 (30.28%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (29.36%) Firewall
6 30 (27.52%) CCSA
6 30 (27.52%) CCNP
7 28 (25.69%) CISSP
7 28 (25.69%) CheckPoint
7 28 (25.69%) TCP/IP
7 28 (25.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (24.77%) ITIL
9 25 (22.94%) Windows
9 25 (22.94%) VoIP
9 25 (22.94%) Active Directory
9 25 (22.94%) Internet
9 25 (22.94%) IP Telephony
10 24 (22.02%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (18.35%) Management Information System
11 20 (18.35%) Finance
11 20 (18.35%) PCI DSS
12 17 (15.60%) MPLS
13 16 (14.68%) DNS
14 14 (12.84%) Incident Management
15 13 (11.93%) iPhone
15 13 (11.93%) iPad
15 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
15 13 (11.93%) Project Management
16 12 (11.01%) CEH
17 9 (8.26%) Kalman Filter

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 62 (56.88%) Network Security
2 32 (29.36%) Firewall
3 28 (25.69%) TCP/IP
4 25 (22.94%) VoIP
4 25 (22.94%) Internet
4 25 (22.94%) IP Telephony
5 17 (15.60%) MPLS
6 16 (14.68%) DNS
7 6 (5.50%) WAN
7 6 (5.50%) LAN
8 3 (2.75%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.75%) SSL
8 3 (2.75%) SNMP
8 3 (2.75%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.92%) VPN
9 1 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (18.35%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) WinForms
1 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.75%) .NET
1 3 (2.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.93%) iPhone
2 13 (11.93%) iPad
3 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.59%) PKI
5 3 (2.75%) NHS
5 3 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.94%) Windows
2 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.75%) UNIX
3 3 (2.75%) Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.12%) Information Security
2 27 (24.77%) ITIL
3 14 (12.84%) Incident Management
4 13 (11.93%) Project Management
5 9 (8.26%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (8.26%) SIEM
6 8 (7.34%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (6.42%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.50%) Network Architecture
8 6 (5.50%) Trend Analysis
8 6 (5.50%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.67%) ISMS
10 4 (3.67%) Security Testing
10 4 (3.67%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (3.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (3.67%) Information Security Management
10 4 (3.67%) Security Management
11 3 (2.75%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (27.52%) CCSA
2 30 (27.52%) CCNP
3 28 (25.69%) CISSP
4 24 (22.02%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (11.01%) CEH
6 8 (7.34%) GIAC
6 8 (7.34%) CISM
6 8 (7.34%) Degree
7 6 (5.50%) CCSP
8 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.75%) CCNA
10 1 (0.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (18.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (22.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) Nessus
2 3 (2.75%) WSUS
3 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 59 (54.13%) Cisco
2 28 (25.69%) CheckPoint
3 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.67%) McAfee
5 3 (2.75%) Symantec
5 3 (2.75%) Juniper
5 3 (2.75%) Altiris
5 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.75%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.75%) ScanSafe
6 1 (0.92%) Websense
6 1 (0.92%) Clearswift
6 1 (0.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (0.92%) Citrix
6 1 (0.92%) Infoblox
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago