The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 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
Security Analyst
Rank 425 465 504
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 224 192 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 180 174 106
Average salary £53,500 £53,000 £46,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
41638 46377 43450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.52% 93.93% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35147 38246 36697
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 £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £75,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in London

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

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

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in London

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 Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +39 77 £55,000 -4.76% 7
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 317 (70.44%) Information Security
2 194 (43.11%) CISSP
3 162 (36.00%) Finance
4 129 (28.67%) Firewall
5 113 (25.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 107 (23.78%) Windows
7 89 (19.78%) Network Security
8 77 (17.11%) Management Information System
8 77 (17.11%) SIEM
9 76 (16.89%) Cyber Security
10 74 (16.44%) Degree
11 72 (16.00%) Banking
12 69 (15.33%) PCI DSS
13 64 (14.22%) ITIL
14 62 (13.78%) Linux
15 60 (13.33%) CISM
16 59 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
17 58 (12.89%) Vulnerability Management
18 52 (11.56%) Intrusion Detection
18 52 (11.56%) COBIT
19 46 (10.22%) Information Assurance
20 44 (9.78%) Law
21 43 (9.56%) Risk Management
21 43 (9.56%) Identity Management
21 43 (9.56%) Microsoft
22 42 (9.33%) UNIX
22 42 (9.33%) Business Continuity
23 40 (8.89%) Snort
23 40 (8.89%) TCP/IP
24 39 (8.67%) Incident Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 6 (1.33%) Apache
2 2 (0.44%) SAS
3 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.44%) GNU Octave
2 2 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (28.67%) Firewall
2 89 (19.78%) Network Security
3 52 (11.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 40 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 29 (6.44%) VPN
6 28 (6.22%) Internet
7 16 (3.56%) Wireshark
8 14 (3.11%) LAN
8 14 (3.11%) WAN
9 13 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (2.67%) Wireless
11 11 (2.44%) DNS
12 8 (1.78%) MPLS
12 8 (1.78%) SMTP
12 8 (1.78%) Reverse Proxy
13 7 (1.56%) SAN
14 6 (1.33%) SSL
15 5 (1.11%) LDAP
15 5 (1.11%) POP3
15 5 (1.11%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.11%) MySQL
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.44%) HBase
4 2 (0.44%) Big Data
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 162 (36.00%) Finance
2 72 (16.00%) Banking
3 44 (9.78%) Law
4 21 (4.67%) Legal
5 17 (3.78%) Retail
6 13 (2.89%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.22%) Publishing
9 9 (2.00%) Marketing
10 8 (1.78%) Advertising
11 7 (1.56%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.33%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.89%) Back Office
14 3 (0.67%) Games
15 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.22%) Local Government
15 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.11%) SAML
1 14 (3.11%) OAuth
1 14 (3.11%) REST
2 8 (1.78%) Regular Expression
3 5 (1.11%) Middleware
4 3 (0.67%) .NET
5 2 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.11%) Management Information System
2 59 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.89%) Cryptography
5 13 (2.89%) Online Banking
5 13 (2.89%) Mobile Banking
6 12 (2.67%) PKI
7 9 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.11%) Open Source
10 4 (0.89%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.89%) Statistics
10 4 (0.89%) Blog
10 4 (0.89%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.44%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.22%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.22%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 107 (23.78%) Windows
2 62 (13.78%) Linux
3 42 (9.33%) UNIX
4 10 (2.22%) Solaris
5 6 (1.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.44%) AIX
6 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (70.44%) Information Security
2 77 (17.11%) SIEM
3 76 (16.89%) Cyber Security
4 64 (14.22%) ITIL
5 58 (12.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 46 (10.22%) Information Assurance
7 43 (9.56%) Identity Management
7 43 (9.56%) Risk Management
8 42 (9.33%) Business Continuity
9 39 (8.67%) Incident Management
10 38 (8.44%) Penetration Testing
11 35 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (7.33%) Risk Assessment
13 30 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
14 27 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 27 (6.00%) Data Protection
15 23 (5.11%) Security Management
16 22 (4.89%) E-Commerce
16 22 (4.89%) Malware Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.78%) SQL
2 12 (2.67%) Perl
3 11 (2.44%) Java
4 7 (1.56%) Python
4 7 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.33%) C
6 5 (1.11%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.11%) PHP
7 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.44%) R
8 2 (0.44%) Ruby
8 2 (0.44%) C#
8 2 (0.44%) C++
8 2 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 194 (43.11%) CISSP
2 74 (16.44%) Degree
3 60 (13.33%) CISM
4 32 (7.11%) CISA
5 23 (5.11%) SSCP
5 23 (5.11%) Security+ Certification
6 22 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (4.89%) GCIH
6 22 (4.89%) CEH
7 21 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (4.44%) GIAC
8 20 (4.44%) GCIA
9 16 (3.56%) CRISC
10 14 (3.11%) GSEC
11 13 (2.89%) CCNA
11 13 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (2.89%) MCP
12 11 (2.44%) MCSA
13 8 (1.78%) Security Cleared
14 7 (1.56%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (25.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (15.33%) PCI DSS
3 52 (11.56%) COBIT
4 25 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (3.78%) QA
6 8 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (1.33%) BS7799
8 5 (1.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.44%) Basel II
9 2 (0.44%) MiFID
9 2 (0.44%) EMIR
9 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (8.89%) Snort
2 30 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.11%) SpamAssassin
3 5 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.00%) Nessus
2 7 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (1.11%) MIMEsweeper
4 4 (0.89%) OpenView
5 1 (0.22%) Nmap
5 1 (0.22%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.22%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 43 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.78%) Cisco
3 29 (6.44%) Qualys
4 24 (5.33%) CheckPoint
5 23 (5.11%) VMware
6 20 (4.44%) McAfee
7 17 (3.78%) Symantec
7 17 (3.78%) Cyber-Ark
8 14 (3.11%) Splunk
9 12 (2.67%) ArcSight
10 11 (2.44%) Blue Coat
11 10 (2.22%) HP
12 8 (1.78%) Citrix
12 8 (1.78%) Oracle
12 8 (1.78%) MobileIron
13 7 (1.56%) Juniper
13 7 (1.56%) Sun
13 7 (1.56%) Websense
13 7 (1.56%) IronPort
14 6 (1.33%) WorldPay
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