The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 316 420 429
Rank change year-on-year
+104 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 319 265 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.64% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 272 207 216
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
33777 41677 43212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.89% 96.20% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28751 35467 36714
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +56 70 £46,000 -3.15% 9
Canary Wharf -5 7 £45,000 -37.93%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £34,359 -
Chiswick -5 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 430 (66.36%) Information Security
2 275 (42.44%) CISSP
3 237 (36.57%) Cybersecurity
4 221 (34.10%) Finance
5 213 (32.87%) Firewall
6 190 (29.32%) SIEM
7 185 (28.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 183 (28.24%) Penetration Testing
9 146 (22.53%) CISM
10 135 (20.83%) CISA
11 128 (19.75%) Management Information System
12 126 (19.44%) Security Operations
13 117 (18.06%) Windows
14 115 (17.75%) Security Architecture
15 111 (17.13%) PCI DSS
16 103 (15.90%) ITIL
17 101 (15.59%) Vulnerability Management
18 95 (14.66%) Risk Management
19 90 (13.89%) Network Security
20 89 (13.73%) Data Protection
21 86 (13.27%) CEH
22 79 (12.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 77 (11.88%) Python
24 76 (11.73%) Cisco
24 76 (11.73%) Linux
25 73 (11.27%) Security Management
25 73 (11.27%) Degree
26 71 (10.96%) COBIT
26 71 (10.96%) GIAC
27 61 (9.41%) Retail

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (1.08%) IIS
1 7 (1.08%) Skype for Business
2 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.15%) Apache
4 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.15%) nginx
4 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.15%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.70%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 8 (1.23%) assyst
3 4 (0.62%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.01%) SaaS
3 12 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.08%) IaaS
4 7 (1.08%) PaaS
5 4 (0.62%) Office 365
6 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 213 (32.87%) Firewall
2 90 (13.89%) Network Security
3 49 (7.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 47 (7.25%) TCP/IP
5 37 (5.71%) WAN
6 35 (5.40%) LAN
7 26 (4.01%) VPN
8 23 (3.55%) Wireless
9 21 (3.24%) DNS
10 19 (2.93%) Internet
11 17 (2.62%) LDAP
11 17 (2.62%) SSL
12 15 (2.31%) VLAN
13 14 (2.16%) MPLS
14 13 (2.01%) DHCP
14 13 (2.01%) HTTP
15 12 (1.85%) SAN
16 11 (1.70%) WLAN
17 10 (1.54%) OSPF
17 10 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.01%) Big Data
2 5 (0.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.15%) MySQL
3 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (0.93%) AppScan
2 5 (0.77%) Metasploit
General
1 221 (34.10%) Finance
2 61 (9.41%) Retail
3 42 (6.48%) Banking
4 36 (5.56%) Legal
5 28 (4.32%) Law
6 11 (1.70%) Games
7 8 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.46%) Advertising
9 3 (0.46%) Publishing
9 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) International Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.16%) SailPoint
1 14 (2.16%) XML
2 3 (0.46%) .NET
2 3 (0.46%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.31%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.31%) Sass
3 2 (0.31%) Web Services
4 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.15%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.15%) HTML
4 1 (0.15%) MCollective
4 1 (0.15%) ODBC
4 1 (0.15%) PCRE
4 1 (0.15%) REST
4 1 (0.15%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (19.75%) Management Information System
2 51 (7.87%) Security Operations Centre
3 45 (6.94%) Data Protection Act
4 43 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.86%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.78%) Cyber Attack
7 15 (2.31%) Cryptography
8 13 (2.01%) Fintech
9 11 (1.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (1.70%) RSA SecurID
10 10 (1.54%) BYOD
10 10 (1.54%) Statistics
11 8 (1.23%) Online Banking
12 6 (0.93%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.93%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.93%) Shadow IT
13 5 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 117 (18.06%) Windows
2 76 (11.73%) Linux
3 32 (4.94%) Unix
4 26 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.23%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.62%) Solaris
6 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.15%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (66.36%) Information Security
2 237 (36.57%) Cybersecurity
3 190 (29.32%) SIEM
4 183 (28.24%) Penetration Testing
5 126 (19.44%) Security Operations
6 115 (17.75%) Security Architecture
7 103 (15.90%) ITIL
8 101 (15.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 95 (14.66%) Risk Management
10 89 (13.73%) Data Protection
11 79 (12.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 73 (11.27%) Security Management
13 59 (9.10%) Information Security Management
13 59 (9.10%) Risk Assessment
14 53 (8.18%) OWASP
15 50 (7.72%) Incident Management
16 46 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (5.40%) Data Loss Prevention
18 33 (5.09%) Malware Analysis
19 32 (4.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 77 (11.88%) Python
2 50 (7.72%) PowerShell
2 50 (7.72%) SQL
3 23 (3.55%) Java
3 23 (3.55%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.16%) BeanShell
5 12 (1.85%) PHP
6 7 (1.08%) C
6 7 (1.08%) Ruby
6 7 (1.08%) Scala
7 6 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 6 (0.93%) Perl
7 6 (0.93%) VB
8 4 (0.62%) Korn
9 2 (0.31%) C#
9 2 (0.31%) C++
10 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 275 (42.44%) CISSP
2 146 (22.53%) CISM
3 135 (20.83%) CISA
4 86 (13.27%) CEH
5 73 (11.27%) Degree
6 71 (10.96%) GIAC
7 51 (7.87%) SANS
8 33 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (5.09%) GSEC
9 29 (4.48%) GCIA
9 29 (4.48%) GCIH
10 26 (4.01%) ISACA
11 21 (3.24%) CCNP
12 18 (2.78%) CRISC
13 17 (2.62%) CISMP
14 13 (2.01%) CompTIA Security+
14 13 (2.01%) Security+ Certification
15 12 (1.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 12 (1.85%) Security Cleared
16 10 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (28.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 111 (17.13%) PCI DSS
3 71 (10.96%) COBIT
4 42 (6.48%) SLA
5 41 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 13 (2.01%) ISO22301
7 11 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.62%) QA
9 3 (0.46%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.31%) FISMA
11 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
System Software
1 51 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.78%) Snort
3 11 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (4.94%) Nessus
2 17 (2.62%) McAfee ePO
3 14 (2.16%) Nexpose
4 13 (2.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 12 (1.85%) QRadar
6 8 (1.23%) EnCase
7 7 (1.08%) Proventia
7 7 (1.08%) Puppet
8 6 (0.93%) SCCM
8 6 (0.93%) WSUS
9 4 (0.62%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.62%) HP Fortify
9 4 (0.62%) RSA Archer
10 3 (0.46%) RSA Security Analytics
11 2 (0.31%) Kibana
11 2 (0.31%) logstash
11 2 (0.31%) OpenVAS
11 2 (0.31%) RSA enVision
12 1 (0.15%) Core Impact
12 1 (0.15%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 76 (11.73%) Cisco
2 39 (6.02%) Qualys
3 38 (5.86%) Microsoft
4 34 (5.25%) CheckPoint
5 32 (4.94%) Intel Security
6 29 (4.48%) Splunk
7 27 (4.17%) VMware
8 25 (3.86%) Palo Alto
9 23 (3.55%) Forcepoint
10 19 (2.93%) LogRhythm
11 15 (2.31%) ArcSight
11 15 (2.31%) Citrix
11 15 (2.31%) HP
11 15 (2.31%) ProCurve
12 13 (2.01%) FireEye
12 13 (2.01%) ScanSafe
13 12 (1.85%) Riverbed
14 10 (1.54%) Juniper
14 10 (1.54%) Oracle
14 10 (1.54%) SolarWinds
Central London / West End
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Yoh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
itv
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £25,000-£40,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual bonuses
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £40,000 per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 Per Annum + £3000 on-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Pentonville Road - London
Ticketmaster
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago