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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 400 464 514
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 245 145 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 222 113 96
Average salary £51,250 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.18% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
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
42846 41399 47957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.51% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 35783 34736 41598
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -1 65 £50,000 +16.27% 7
Bromley -5 9 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Harrow - 3 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 322 (69.85%) Information Security
2 228 (49.46%) CISSP
3 196 (42.52%) Firewall
4 171 (37.09%) Finance
5 126 (27.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 100 (21.69%) Windows
7 91 (19.74%) Degree
8 90 (19.52%) Penetration Testing
9 87 (18.87%) Management Information System
10 79 (17.14%) CISM
10 79 (17.14%) Risk Management
11 76 (16.49%) Network Security
12 74 (16.05%) SIEM
13 73 (15.84%) Vulnerability Management
14 68 (14.75%) TCP/IP
15 65 (14.10%) Security Management
15 65 (14.10%) Banking
16 64 (13.88%) ITIL
17 61 (13.23%) Cisco Certification
18 60 (13.02%) CEH
19 59 (12.80%) Law
20 58 (12.58%) UNIX
20 58 (12.58%) Risk Assessment
21 57 (12.36%) Cisco
22 56 (12.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 55 (11.93%) ISMS
24 54 (11.71%) PCI DSS
25 51 (11.06%) Internet
26 47 (10.20%) VPN
27 44 (9.54%) GIAC

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.22%) IIS
2 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) MS Office
3 3 (0.65%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.39%) assyst
2 4 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) SaaS
1 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 196 (42.52%) Firewall
2 76 (16.49%) Network Security
3 68 (14.75%) TCP/IP
4 51 (11.06%) Internet
5 47 (10.20%) VPN
6 38 (8.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 28 (6.07%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (5.64%) Intranet
8 26 (5.64%) WAN
9 25 (5.42%) LAN
10 22 (4.77%) Wireless
11 19 (4.12%) DNS
12 15 (3.25%) SSL
13 14 (3.04%) DHCP
14 12 (2.60%) Wireshark
15 5 (1.08%) IPsec
16 4 (0.87%) SMTP
17 3 (0.65%) SAN
17 3 (0.65%) WLAN
17 3 (0.65%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.65%) MySQL
2 3 (0.65%) Big Data
2 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 171 (37.09%) Finance
2 65 (14.10%) Banking
3 59 (12.80%) Law
4 29 (6.29%) Legal
5 13 (2.82%) Advertising
6 9 (1.95%) Retail
7 8 (1.74%) Games
8 7 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.30%) Marketing
10 4 (0.87%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.87%) Electronics
10 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.74%) .NET
2 3 (0.65%) Middleware
2 3 (0.65%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.22%) XML
3 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.22%) Java EE
3 1 (0.22%) JSON
3 1 (0.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 87 (18.87%) Management Information System
2 44 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.04%) SWIFT
5 10 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (0.87%) DTV
8 3 (0.65%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.43%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.43%) CESG
9 2 (0.43%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.43%) PKI
10 1 (0.22%) FMCG
10 1 (0.22%) Online Games
10 1 (0.22%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.22%) Statistics
10 1 (0.22%) SCADA
10 1 (0.22%) Equities
10 1 (0.22%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 100 (21.69%) Windows
2 58 (12.58%) UNIX
3 42 (9.11%) Linux
4 13 (2.82%) Solaris
4 13 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.22%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (69.85%) Information Security
2 90 (19.52%) Penetration Testing
3 79 (17.14%) Risk Management
4 74 (16.05%) SIEM
5 73 (15.84%) Vulnerability Management
6 65 (14.10%) Security Management
7 64 (13.88%) ITIL
8 58 (12.58%) Risk Assessment
9 56 (12.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 55 (11.93%) ISMS
11 42 (9.11%) Information Security Management
12 38 (8.24%) Cyber Security
13 35 (7.59%) Ethical Hacking
14 33 (7.16%) Incident Management
14 33 (7.16%) Kalman Filter
15 31 (6.72%) Data Protection
16 27 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (5.64%) Identity Management
17 26 (5.64%) Change Management
18 21 (4.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.12%) Perl
2 12 (2.60%) Java
3 9 (1.95%) Python
4 8 (1.74%) Ruby
5 6 (1.30%) SQL
6 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.87%) C
7 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.65%) PHP
8 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 228 (49.46%) CISSP
2 91 (19.74%) Degree
3 79 (17.14%) CISM
4 61 (13.23%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (13.02%) CEH
6 44 (9.54%) GIAC
7 30 (6.51%) CCNA
7 30 (6.51%) CISA
8 22 (4.77%) CCSP
9 19 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (3.25%) CISMP
10 15 (3.25%) GCIH
11 13 (2.82%) MCSE
11 13 (2.82%) CHFI
12 12 (2.60%) Security Cleared
13 11 (2.39%) CCNP
13 11 (2.39%) ISSAP
13 11 (2.39%) ISSMP
14 8 (1.74%) GCIA
14 8 (1.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (27.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (11.71%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.25%) COBIT
4 13 (2.82%) QA
5 8 (1.74%) SLA
5 8 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.87%) BS7799
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 20 (4.34%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.47%) Snort
3 6 (1.30%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.22%) Nmap
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (2.82%) Nessus
2 12 (2.60%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.65%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (0.65%) WSUS
5 3 (0.65%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.43%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.22%) SCCM
7 1 (0.22%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 57 (12.36%) Cisco
2 40 (8.68%) CheckPoint
2 40 (8.68%) Symantec
3 36 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 22 (4.77%) Splunk
5 20 (4.34%) Oracle
6 18 (3.90%) Sun
6 18 (3.90%) McAfee
7 16 (3.47%) Juniper
8 15 (3.25%) ArcSight
9 13 (2.82%) F5
10 11 (2.39%) Sourcefire
10 11 (2.39%) LogLogic
11 10 (2.17%) Q1 Labs
12 9 (1.95%) Websense
13 8 (1.74%) NetIQ
14 7 (1.52%) Cyber-Ark
15 6 (1.30%) Blue Coat
16 5 (1.08%) Qualys
16 5 (1.08%) Infoblox
Uxbridge
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: £65k base salary + 20% Bonus + Pens + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £120000 per annum + EXCELLENT BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Plc - London Metropolitan University
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
North London
London Metropolitan University
Salary: £39,453 - 45,474 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Church International
Salary: £40-45k pa + On call + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago