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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 408 465 501
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 245 205 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.46% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 210 188 90
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £41,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +5 42 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 319 (67.44%) Information Security
2 189 (39.96%) Finance
3 161 (34.04%) CISSP
4 153 (32.35%) Firewall
5 132 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 99 (20.93%) SIEM
7 96 (20.30%) Windows
8 89 (18.82%) Cyber Security
9 87 (18.39%) Penetration Testing
10 85 (17.97%) Management Information System
11 80 (16.91%) CISM
12 78 (16.49%) Degree
13 72 (15.22%) Linux
14 67 (14.16%) ITIL
14 67 (14.16%) Network Security
15 64 (13.53%) Vulnerability Management
16 62 (13.11%) Banking
17 60 (12.68%) Incident Management
18 59 (12.47%) Intrusion Detection
18 59 (12.47%) Internet
19 54 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
20 53 (11.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 50 (10.57%) CISA
21 50 (10.57%) TCP/IP
21 50 (10.57%) PCI DSS
22 44 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
23 43 (9.09%) Data Protection
24 40 (8.46%) UNIX
25 39 (8.25%) SQL
26 38 (8.03%) Security Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (2.11%) Apache
2 9 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.27%) IIS
4 4 (0.85%) SAS
5 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.06%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.63%) MS Office
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.42%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.63%) SaaS
2 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 153 (32.35%) Firewall
2 67 (14.16%) Network Security
3 59 (12.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 59 (12.47%) Internet
4 50 (10.57%) TCP/IP
5 31 (6.55%) VPN
6 17 (3.59%) Wireless
7 15 (3.17%) LAN
7 15 (3.17%) WAN
8 10 (2.11%) Wireshark
9 8 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
10 7 (1.48%) LDAP
11 6 (1.27%) SAN
11 6 (1.27%) DNS
11 6 (1.27%) SSL
11 6 (1.27%) MPLS
12 5 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.85%) NetScaler
13 4 (0.85%) Wireless Security
13 4 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.54%) MySQL
2 7 (1.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.06%) HBase
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.63%) Big Data
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Metasploit
General
1 189 (39.96%) Finance
2 62 (13.11%) Banking
3 27 (5.71%) Law
4 21 (4.44%) Legal
5 17 (3.59%) Financial Institution
6 14 (2.96%) Retail
7 12 (2.54%) Retail Banking
8 11 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.48%) Private Banking
10 6 (1.27%) Advertising
10 6 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.85%) Marketing
12 3 (0.63%) International Banking
12 3 (0.63%) Games
13 2 (0.42%) Publishing
13 2 (0.42%) Electronics
14 1 (0.21%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.69%) .NET
1 8 (1.69%) REST
1 8 (1.69%) Regular Expression
2 7 (1.48%) OAuth
2 7 (1.48%) SAML
3 5 (1.06%) XML
4 3 (0.63%) Middleware
5 2 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.42%) JSP
5 2 (0.42%) Web Services
5 2 (0.42%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 85 (17.97%) Management Information System
2 54 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.81%) Cryptography
5 16 (3.38%) PKI
6 14 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (2.54%) Mobile Banking
7 12 (2.54%) Online Banking
8 9 (1.90%) Blog
8 9 (1.90%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.90%) Visualisation
9 8 (1.69%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.48%) Statistics
10 7 (1.48%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.06%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.63%) CESG
13 2 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.42%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.42%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 96 (20.30%) Windows
2 72 (15.22%) Linux
3 40 (8.46%) UNIX
4 7 (1.48%) Solaris
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (67.44%) Information Security
2 99 (20.93%) SIEM
3 89 (18.82%) Cyber Security
4 87 (18.39%) Penetration Testing
5 67 (14.16%) ITIL
6 64 (13.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 60 (12.68%) Incident Management
8 53 (11.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 44 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
10 43 (9.09%) Data Protection
11 38 (8.03%) Security Management
12 36 (7.61%) Information Security Management
13 35 (7.40%) Risk Management
14 34 (7.19%) Identity Management
15 30 (6.34%) Business Continuity
16 28 (5.92%) Kalman Filter
17 27 (5.71%) Data Security
18 26 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
19 25 (5.29%) E-Commerce
19 25 (5.29%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.25%) SQL
2 16 (3.38%) Java
3 13 (2.75%) Perl
4 11 (2.33%) Python
4 11 (2.33%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.11%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.48%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.06%) R
8 4 (0.85%) C#
9 3 (0.63%) PHP
9 3 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.42%) C
10 2 (0.42%) Ruby
10 2 (0.42%) C++
11 1 (0.21%) VBScript
11 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 161 (34.04%) CISSP
2 80 (16.91%) CISM
3 78 (16.49%) Degree
4 50 (10.57%) CISA
5 26 (5.50%) CEH
6 22 (4.65%) CRISC
6 22 (4.65%) Security+ Certification
7 20 (4.23%) GCIH
8 17 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (3.17%) SSCP
9 15 (3.17%) GIAC
10 14 (2.96%) GCIA
11 13 (2.75%) GSEC
12 11 (2.33%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.69%) CISMP
13 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.27%) CSSLP
14 6 (1.27%) OSCP
15 4 (0.85%) GCED
15 4 (0.85%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (27.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (10.57%) PCI DSS
3 18 (3.81%) COBIT
4 17 (3.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.33%) QA
6 4 (0.85%) SLA
7 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.21%) MiFID
9 1 (0.21%) Basel II
9 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.21%) EMIR
9 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 31 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.13%) Snort
3 7 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.63%) SpamAssassin
6 2 (0.42%) XenApp
6 2 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.17%) Nessus
2 5 (1.06%) MIMEsweeper
3 4 (0.85%) OpenView
4 3 (0.63%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.21%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.21%) Nmap
Vendors
1 30 (6.34%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.86%) Splunk
3 19 (4.02%) Qualys
4 18 (3.81%) Cisco
5 15 (3.17%) McAfee
6 13 (2.75%) Websense
6 13 (2.75%) CheckPoint
6 13 (2.75%) Citrix
7 11 (2.33%) Oracle
7 11 (2.33%) VMware
7 11 (2.33%) F5
8 10 (2.11%) ArcSight
8 10 (2.11%) Juniper
9 9 (1.90%) Symantec
9 9 (1.90%) HP
10 8 (1.69%) Sourcefire
10 8 (1.69%) FireEye
11 7 (1.48%) WorldPay
11 7 (1.48%) Fortinet
11 7 (1.48%) AppSense
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