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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 558 591 576
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 59 69 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.14% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 30
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Information Security Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40856 46590 41043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.45% 93.83% 93.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34522 39077 34537
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Information Security Analyst Salary Trend in London

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Information Security Analyst Salary Histogram in London

Information Security Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
City of London +27 17 £58,500 +1.73% 4
Information Security Analyst
England

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 124 (100.00%) Information Security
2 66 (53.23%) CISSP
3 50 (40.32%) Finance
4 46 (37.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 36 (29.03%) Firewall
6 32 (25.81%) CISM
7 31 (25.00%) ITIL
8 27 (21.77%) Banking
9 25 (20.16%) Windows
10 24 (19.35%) CISA
10 24 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
11 23 (18.55%) COBIT
11 23 (18.55%) Cyber Security
12 22 (17.74%) Network Security
12 22 (17.74%) Degree
12 22 (17.74%) Management Information System
13 19 (15.32%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (15.32%) PCI DSS
13 19 (15.32%) CRISC
14 18 (14.52%) Data Protection
14 18 (14.52%) Identity Management
15 17 (13.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 17 (13.71%) Law
15 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (12.90%) ISMS
17 15 (12.10%) Vulnerability Management
18 14 (11.29%) Legal
18 14 (11.29%) Linux
19 13 (10.48%) Security Management
19 13 (10.48%) Incident Management

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (29.03%) Firewall
2 22 (17.74%) Network Security
3 8 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (4.84%) SAN
5 5 (4.03%) LAN
5 5 (4.03%) WAN
5 5 (4.03%) VPN
5 5 (4.03%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.61%) Wireless Security
7 2 (1.61%) Wireless
7 2 (1.61%) Internet
8 1 (0.81%) SMTP
8 1 (0.81%) DMZ
8 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
General
1 50 (40.32%) Finance
2 27 (21.77%) Banking
3 17 (13.71%) Law
4 14 (11.29%) Legal
5 8 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Back Office
6 2 (1.61%) Advertising
6 2 (1.61%) Publishing
6 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Management Information System
2 17 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.65%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (4.84%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.23%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.23%) Blog
7 2 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.61%) PKI
7 2 (1.61%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) CESG
8 1 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.81%) BYOD
8 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.81%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.16%) Windows
2 14 (11.29%) Linux
3 11 (8.87%) UNIX
4 5 (4.03%) Solaris
4 5 (4.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (100.00%) Information Security
2 31 (25.00%) ITIL
3 24 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
4 23 (18.55%) Cyber Security
5 19 (15.32%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (14.52%) Data Protection
6 18 (14.52%) Identity Management
7 16 (12.90%) ISMS
8 15 (12.10%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (10.48%) Security Management
9 13 (10.48%) Incident Management
9 13 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (9.68%) Information Security Management
11 10 (8.06%) Data Governance
12 9 (7.26%) Risk Management
12 9 (7.26%) Business Continuity
12 9 (7.26%) Information Assurance
13 8 (6.45%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.61%) SQL
2 1 (0.81%) C
2 1 (0.81%) C++
2 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 66 (53.23%) CISSP
2 32 (25.81%) CISM
3 24 (19.35%) CISA
4 22 (17.74%) Degree
5 19 (15.32%) CRISC
6 10 (8.06%) SSCP
7 7 (5.65%) CEH
7 7 (5.65%) GSEC
8 6 (4.84%) Security+ Certification
9 4 (3.23%) ISSAP
9 4 (3.23%) ISSMP
10 3 (2.42%) CCNA
10 3 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.42%) GCIA
11 2 (1.61%) GCED
11 2 (1.61%) GCIH
11 2 (1.61%) GCWN
11 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (37.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (18.55%) COBIT
3 19 (15.32%) PCI DSS
4 17 (13.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.61%) EMIR
5 2 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.61%) MiFID
5 2 (1.61%) BS7799
5 2 (1.61%) Basel II
5 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.81%) SLA
6 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (6.45%) Cisco
1 8 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.42%) CheckPoint
2 3 (2.42%) WorldPay
2 3 (2.42%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (2.42%) Qualys
3 2 (1.61%) ArcSight
3 2 (1.61%) VMware
3 2 (1.61%) Fortinet
3 2 (1.61%) Juniper
3 2 (1.61%) HP
3 2 (1.61%) Dell
4 1 (0.81%) Remedy
4 1 (0.81%) McAfee
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.81%) Gemalto
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