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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 156 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 29 53 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.83% 1.44% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.48% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 50 11
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
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
3341 3576 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.81% 97.23% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2636 2839 1853
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 32 (55.17%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) Security Testing
3 20 (34.48%) SIEM
4 19 (32.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (32.76%) Information Security
5 18 (31.03%) Windows
6 17 (29.31%) Cisco
6 17 (29.31%) CISSP
6 17 (29.31%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (29.31%) CCNP
6 17 (29.31%) GIAC
7 16 (27.59%) PCI DSS
8 14 (24.14%) Network Security
9 13 (22.41%) Cryptography
9 13 (22.41%) CCSA
10 12 (20.69%) SSL
11 11 (18.97%) Wireless
11 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (17.24%) CEH
12 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (13.79%) Back Office
13 8 (13.79%) ITIL
13 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
14 7 (12.07%) Network Architecture
14 7 (12.07%) Trend Analysis
14 7 (12.07%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (12.07%) LAN
14 7 (12.07%) WAN
14 7 (12.07%) CCSP
14 7 (12.07%) ITIL Certification

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 32 (55.17%) Firewall
2 14 (24.14%) Network Security
3 12 (20.69%) SSL
4 11 (18.97%) Wireless
5 7 (12.07%) LAN
5 7 (12.07%) WAN
6 6 (10.34%) MPLS
7 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.72%) Broadband
8 1 (1.72%) FTP
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.72%) Moq
1 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (13.79%) Back Office
2 6 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) WinForms
2 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Cryptography
2 6 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.62%) SecurID
4 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Security Testing
2 20 (34.48%) SIEM
3 19 (32.76%) Information Security
4 11 (18.97%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
6 8 (13.79%) ITIL
7 7 (12.07%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (12.07%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (12.07%) Network Architecture
7 7 (12.07%) Trend Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.62%) OpenUP
9 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.17%) Security Management
10 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
12 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
12 1 (1.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) CISSP
1 17 (29.31%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (29.31%) CCNP
1 17 (29.31%) GIAC
2 13 (22.41%) CCSA
3 10 (17.24%) CEH
4 7 (12.07%) CCSP
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (10.34%) CISM
6 4 (6.90%) CCNA
7 3 (5.17%) Degree
8 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) GCIH
8 1 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.72%) SSCP
8 1 (1.72%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (27.59%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Cisco
2 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
2 5 (8.62%) Qualys
2 5 (8.62%) ArcSight
3 3 (5.17%) F5
3 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
3 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
4 2 (3.45%) Juniper
4 2 (3.45%) Hyland
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Sourcefire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday