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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 371 427 509
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 295 221 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.54% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.56% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 240 199 148
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £36,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +11 46 £51,250 +4.59% 9
Uxbridge +6 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £67,500 -
Harrow - 3 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £47,500 -
Grays - 1 £22,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £40,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 378 (66.67%) Information Security
2 239 (42.15%) CISSP
3 206 (36.33%) Finance
4 200 (35.27%) Firewall
5 174 (30.69%) Windows
6 156 (27.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 145 (25.57%) Security Operations
8 142 (25.04%) SIEM
9 134 (23.63%) Degree
9 134 (23.63%) CISM
10 121 (21.34%) Cybersecurity
11 113 (19.93%) Linux
12 109 (19.22%) ITIL
13 108 (19.05%) Management Information System
14 107 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
15 103 (18.17%) Vulnerability Management
16 97 (17.11%) Network Security
17 86 (15.17%) Banking
18 82 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
19 79 (13.93%) Microsoft
20 78 (13.76%) Unix
21 75 (13.23%) GIAC
22 73 (12.87%) Active Directory
22 73 (12.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 70 (12.35%) SQL
23 70 (12.35%) Internet
23 70 (12.35%) Risk Assessment
24 66 (11.64%) Intrusion Detection
25 64 (11.29%) Cisco
26 60 (10.58%) CEH

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (3.17%) Apache
1 18 (3.17%) Tomcat
2 11 (1.94%) IIS
3 5 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.18%) Confluence
5 1 (0.18%) Lync
5 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.41%) MS Office
3 4 (0.71%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.53%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 200 (35.27%) Firewall
2 97 (17.11%) Network Security
3 70 (12.35%) Internet
4 66 (11.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 45 (7.94%) TCP/IP
6 31 (5.47%) LAN
7 30 (5.29%) WAN
8 28 (4.94%) Wireshark
9 26 (4.59%) Intranet
10 22 (3.88%) SSL
11 20 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (3.00%) Wireless
13 16 (2.82%) tcpdump
14 11 (1.94%) BIG-IP
14 11 (1.94%) Cisco PIX
14 11 (1.94%) FWSM
14 11 (1.94%) IP Telephony
14 11 (1.94%) Reverse Proxy
14 11 (1.94%) VPN
15 9 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.17%) MySQL
2 16 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.76%) GIS
4 7 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.06%) Big Data
6 5 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.53%) HBase
8 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (2.65%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.88%) Selenium
3 3 (0.53%) SpecFlow
3 3 (0.53%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 206 (36.33%) Finance
2 86 (15.17%) Banking
3 43 (7.58%) Law
4 26 (4.59%) Legal
5 15 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.47%) Retail
7 11 (1.94%) Advertising
7 11 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.76%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.59%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Electronics
10 2 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.29%) .NET
2 8 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.23%) REST
4 5 (0.88%) OAuth
4 5 (0.88%) OpenID
4 5 (0.88%) SPNEGO
5 3 (0.53%) HTML
5 3 (0.53%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.53%) XML
6 2 (0.35%) Web Services
7 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.18%) CGI
7 1 (0.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 108 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 82 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (8.64%) Cyberthreat
4 32 (5.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 31 (5.47%) PKI
6 27 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 23 (4.06%) Client/Server
7 23 (4.06%) Cryptography
7 23 (4.06%) SWIFT
8 17 (3.00%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.94%) VCE vBlock
10 8 (1.41%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
10 8 (1.41%) Online Banking
11 7 (1.23%) CESG
11 7 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (1.23%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.06%) PACS
13 5 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 174 (30.69%) Windows
2 113 (19.93%) Linux
3 78 (13.76%) Unix
4 29 (5.11%) Solaris
5 15 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.12%) CentOS
7 12 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.94%) Android
9 10 (1.76%) FreeBSD
10 4 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (66.67%) Information Security
2 145 (25.57%) Security Operations
3 142 (25.04%) SIEM
4 121 (21.34%) Cybersecurity
5 109 (19.22%) ITIL
6 107 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
7 103 (18.17%) Vulnerability Management
8 73 (12.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 70 (12.35%) Risk Assessment
10 60 (10.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 55 (9.70%) Security Management
12 51 (8.99%) ISMS
13 48 (8.47%) Risk Management
14 44 (7.76%) Information Security Management
15 40 (7.05%) E-Commerce
15 40 (7.05%) Kalman Filter
16 38 (6.70%) Incident Management
17 37 (6.53%) Data Protection
18 34 (6.00%) Mentoring
19 33 (5.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 70 (12.35%) SQL
2 38 (6.70%) Python
3 36 (6.35%) PowerShell
4 31 (5.47%) Perl
5 25 (4.41%) Bash Shell
6 24 (4.23%) C#
7 15 (2.65%) Java
8 10 (1.76%) Ruby
9 6 (1.06%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.71%) R
11 3 (0.53%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.35%) C++
12 2 (0.35%) VB
13 1 (0.18%) AWK
13 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.18%) PHP
13 1 (0.18%) sed
13 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 239 (42.15%) CISSP
2 134 (23.63%) CISM
2 134 (23.63%) Degree
3 75 (13.23%) GIAC
4 60 (10.58%) CEH
4 60 (10.58%) CISA
5 56 (9.88%) GCIH
5 56 (9.88%) SANS
6 27 (4.76%) CISMP
7 25 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (4.06%) CRISC
9 19 (3.35%) CCNP
10 18 (3.17%) GCIA
11 15 (2.65%) Security Cleared
12 14 (2.47%) GCFA
13 13 (2.29%) CompTIA Security+
13 13 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (2.29%) Security+ Certification
14 11 (1.94%) EnCE
14 11 (1.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (27.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 29 (5.11%) COBIT
4 21 (3.70%) QA
5 14 (2.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (1.23%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.71%) SLA
8 3 (0.53%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.53%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.53%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.35%) GPG13
9 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 73 (12.87%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.00%) Snort
3 20 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (6.70%) Nessus
2 17 (3.00%) RSA enVision
3 15 (2.65%) EnCase
4 12 (2.12%) Nmap
5 11 (1.94%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (1.59%) Cacti
6 9 (1.59%) Nagios
7 6 (1.06%) QRadar
7 6 (1.06%) RSA Security Analytics
8 3 (0.53%) SCCM
9 2 (0.35%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.35%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.35%) Proventia
10 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 79 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.29%) Cisco
3 32 (5.64%) VMware
4 29 (5.11%) Splunk
5 26 (4.59%) ArcSight
6 25 (4.41%) Juniper
7 22 (3.88%) F5
7 22 (3.88%) Red Hat
8 19 (3.35%) Qualys
9 18 (3.17%) LogLogic
10 16 (2.82%) NetWitness
10 16 (2.82%) Palo Alto
11 14 (2.47%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.12%) McAfee
12 12 (2.12%) Remedy
12 12 (2.12%) SolarWinds
13 11 (1.94%) Rackspace
14 10 (1.76%) Sourcefire
14 10 (1.76%) Symantec
15 9 (1.59%) Fortinet
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Twickenham
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