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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 366 421 503
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 287 225 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.52% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 253 205 104
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +22.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £56,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 41 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Ealing - 3 £39,000 -
Mitcham - 2 £26,500 -
Brentford - 1 £50,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £70,000 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 326 (66.40%) Information Security
2 203 (41.34%) Finance
3 168 (34.22%) CISSP
4 164 (33.40%) Firewall
5 121 (24.64%) SIEM
6 120 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 107 (21.79%) Penetration Testing
8 105 (21.38%) Windows
9 101 (20.57%) Cyber Security
10 92 (18.74%) Degree
10 92 (18.74%) CISM
11 84 (17.11%) Management Information System
12 81 (16.50%) Linux
13 77 (15.68%) Vulnerability Management
14 70 (14.26%) Banking
15 68 (13.85%) Intrusion Detection
16 65 (13.24%) ITIL
16 65 (13.24%) Network Security
17 64 (13.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 60 (12.22%) Incident Management
19 56 (11.41%) TCP/IP
19 56 (11.41%) CISA
20 54 (11.00%) Internet
20 54 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
21 51 (10.39%) SQL
22 50 (10.18%) PCI DSS
23 49 (9.98%) UNIX
24 46 (9.37%) Security Management
25 45 (9.16%) Risk Assessment
26 43 (8.76%) Information Security Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (3.05%) Apache
2 14 (2.85%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.43%) IIS
4 4 (0.81%) SAS
5 3 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (1.22%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.61%) MS Office
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.41%) Line 500
2 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 164 (33.40%) Firewall
2 68 (13.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 65 (13.24%) Network Security
4 56 (11.41%) TCP/IP
5 54 (11.00%) Internet
6 23 (4.68%) VPN
7 16 (3.26%) LAN
7 16 (3.26%) WAN
8 12 (2.44%) Wireless
9 8 (1.63%) Wireshark
10 6 (1.22%) SSL
11 5 (1.02%) SAN
11 5 (1.02%) LDAP
12 4 (0.81%) Intranet
12 4 (0.81%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.81%) Wireless Security
12 4 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.61%) TACACS
13 3 (0.61%) IPsec
13 3 (0.61%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.85%) MySQL
2 9 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.22%) HBase
6 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.81%) Big Data
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Metasploit
General
1 203 (41.34%) Finance
2 70 (14.26%) Banking
3 20 (4.07%) Law
4 19 (3.87%) Legal
5 17 (3.46%) Financial Institution
6 13 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.04%) Retail
8 8 (1.63%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.43%) Private Banking
10 6 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.02%) Marketing
11 5 (1.02%) Advertising
12 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.61%) Electronics
13 3 (0.61%) International Banking
14 2 (0.41%) Games
15 1 (0.20%) Military
15 1 (0.20%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.04%) .NET
2 6 (1.22%) XML
2 6 (1.22%) REST
2 6 (1.22%) Regular Expression
3 5 (1.02%) OAuth
3 5 (1.02%) SAML
4 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.61%) HTML
5 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.41%) JSP
5 2 (0.41%) Web Services
6 1 (0.20%) Middleware
6 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 84 (17.11%) Management Information System
2 54 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.28%) Cryptography
5 20 (4.07%) PKI
6 12 (2.44%) Visualisation
7 11 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
7 11 (2.24%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.83%) Statistics
8 9 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.63%) Online Banking
9 8 (1.63%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.63%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.02%) Blog
11 3 (0.61%) DTV
11 3 (0.61%) CESG
12 2 (0.41%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.41%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 105 (21.38%) Windows
2 81 (16.50%) Linux
3 49 (9.98%) UNIX
4 10 (2.04%) Solaris
5 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (66.40%) Information Security
2 121 (24.64%) SIEM
3 107 (21.79%) Penetration Testing
4 101 (20.57%) Cyber Security
5 77 (15.68%) Vulnerability Management
6 65 (13.24%) ITIL
7 64 (13.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 60 (12.22%) Incident Management
9 46 (9.37%) Security Management
10 45 (9.16%) Risk Assessment
11 43 (8.76%) Information Security Management
12 38 (7.74%) E-Commerce
12 38 (7.74%) Data Protection
13 35 (7.13%) Data Security
14 32 (6.52%) Mentoring
15 30 (6.11%) Business Continuity
16 29 (5.91%) Risk Management
17 28 (5.70%) Kalman Filter
18 27 (5.50%) Identity Management
18 27 (5.50%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.39%) SQL
2 24 (4.89%) Bash Shell
3 21 (4.28%) Python
4 18 (3.67%) Perl
5 17 (3.46%) PowerShell
6 16 (3.26%) Java
7 9 (1.83%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.22%) C#
8 6 (1.22%) R
9 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.41%) C
10 1 (0.20%) VBScript
10 1 (0.20%) C++
10 1 (0.20%) Ruby
10 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 168 (34.22%) CISSP
2 92 (18.74%) CISM
2 92 (18.74%) Degree
3 56 (11.41%) CISA
4 33 (6.72%) GIAC
5 30 (6.11%) GCIH
6 27 (5.50%) CEH
7 23 (4.68%) Security+ Certification
8 20 (4.07%) CRISC
9 16 (3.26%) GCIA
10 15 (3.05%) SSCP
11 13 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (2.44%) GSEC
13 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (2.04%) Security Cleared
13 10 (2.04%) GCFA
13 10 (2.04%) EnCE
14 7 (1.43%) CISMP
15 6 (1.22%) CSSLP
15 6 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (24.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (10.18%) PCI DSS
3 21 (4.28%) COBIT
4 19 (3.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.81%) QA
5 4 (0.81%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.81%) SLA
6 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.30%) Snort
3 15 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) XenApp
4 2 (0.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (4.07%) Nessus
2 3 (0.61%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.41%) OpenView
3 2 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.20%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 35 (7.13%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.92%) Splunk
3 30 (6.11%) Qualys
4 23 (4.68%) Cisco
5 20 (4.07%) VMware
6 17 (3.46%) CheckPoint
6 17 (3.46%) F5
7 16 (3.26%) McAfee
8 15 (3.05%) Symantec
8 15 (3.05%) Oracle
9 12 (2.44%) ArcSight
9 12 (2.44%) LogLogic
9 12 (2.44%) Sourcefire
10 11 (2.24%) Fortinet
10 11 (2.24%) Juniper
11 10 (2.04%) Websense
12 8 (1.63%) AppSense
12 8 (1.63%) Citrix
13 7 (1.43%) HP
13 7 (1.43%) Cyber-Ark
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