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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 386 472 499
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 228 156 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 198 144 112
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
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
38723 40108 42896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.81% 93.87% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32936 32826 36922
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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
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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 +60 98 £45,000 -7.21% 5
Croydon - 4 £47,500 -
Uxbridge -3 2 £42,500 -32.53%
Bromley - 1 £21,500 -
New Malden - 1 £50,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 321 (72.46%) Information Security
2 217 (48.98%) CISSP
3 159 (35.89%) Firewall
4 153 (34.54%) Finance
5 110 (24.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 102 (23.02%) Windows
7 88 (19.86%) Degree
8 85 (19.19%) Management Information System
8 85 (19.19%) CISM
9 83 (18.74%) PCI DSS
10 82 (18.51%) Banking
11 76 (17.16%) Network Security
12 69 (15.58%) Vulnerability Management
13 68 (15.35%) Law
14 61 (13.77%) UNIX
15 59 (13.32%) ITIL
16 56 (12.64%) Risk Management
17 53 (11.96%) SIEM
18 51 (11.51%) TCP/IP
19 50 (11.29%) Linux
19 50 (11.29%) CheckPoint
20 49 (11.06%) Penetration Testing
21 47 (10.61%) Cisco
21 47 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
22 46 (10.38%) Information Assurance
22 46 (10.38%) COBIT
23 44 (9.93%) VPN
23 44 (9.93%) Security Management
24 42 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
25 41 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (1.13%) Apache
2 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (5.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.13%) MS Office
3 3 (0.68%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.35%) assyst
2 3 (0.68%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (35.89%) Firewall
2 76 (17.16%) Network Security
3 51 (11.51%) TCP/IP
4 44 (9.93%) VPN
5 41 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 38 (8.58%) Internet
7 22 (4.97%) Intranet
7 22 (4.97%) LAN
8 21 (4.74%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (4.51%) WAN
10 18 (4.06%) Wireless
11 14 (3.16%) DNS
12 11 (2.48%) SSL
12 11 (2.48%) SMTP
13 7 (1.58%) Wireshark
14 6 (1.35%) VLAN
15 5 (1.13%) IMAP
15 5 (1.13%) POP3
16 4 (0.90%) DHCP
16 4 (0.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.13%) MySQL
3 2 (0.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.45%) Big Data
4 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Metasploit
General
1 153 (34.54%) Finance
2 82 (18.51%) Banking
3 68 (15.35%) Law
4 22 (4.97%) Legal
5 12 (2.71%) Retail
5 12 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.03%) Marketing
8 8 (1.81%) Publishing
9 7 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.58%) Advertising
10 4 (0.90%) Back Office
11 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.45%) Electronics
12 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.58%) SAML
1 7 (1.58%) OAuth
1 7 (1.58%) REST
2 5 (1.13%) Regular Expression
3 4 (0.90%) Middleware
4 1 (0.23%) JSON
4 1 (0.23%) RESTful
4 1 (0.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.19%) Management Information System
2 47 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.61%) SWIFT
4 15 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.16%) Client/Server
5 14 (3.16%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.35%) PKI
7 4 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.45%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.45%) DTV
9 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.45%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.45%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.23%) SCADA
10 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 102 (23.02%) Windows
2 61 (13.77%) UNIX
3 50 (11.29%) Linux
4 20 (4.51%) Solaris
5 10 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.35%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.45%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.45%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (72.46%) Information Security
2 69 (15.58%) Vulnerability Management
3 59 (13.32%) ITIL
4 56 (12.64%) Risk Management
5 53 (11.96%) SIEM
6 49 (11.06%) Penetration Testing
7 46 (10.38%) Information Assurance
8 44 (9.93%) Security Management
9 38 (8.58%) Business Continuity
10 36 (8.13%) Kalman Filter
11 34 (7.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (7.67%) Incident Management
12 32 (7.22%) ISMS
13 30 (6.77%) Data Protection
14 29 (6.55%) Information Security Management
14 29 (6.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 29 (6.55%) Cyber Security
15 28 (6.32%) E-Commerce
16 27 (6.09%) Risk Assessment
17 25 (5.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.03%) Java
2 8 (1.81%) Perl
2 8 (1.81%) SQL
3 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
3 5 (1.13%) PHP
3 5 (1.13%) C
4 3 (0.68%) Ruby
4 3 (0.68%) Python
5 1 (0.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 217 (48.98%) CISSP
2 88 (19.86%) Degree
3 85 (19.19%) CISM
4 42 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (9.03%) CEH
6 33 (7.45%) GIAC
7 27 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (5.87%) CISA
9 20 (4.51%) CCNA
10 19 (4.29%) CISMP
11 18 (4.06%) CCSP
12 14 (3.16%) SSCP
13 13 (2.93%) Security+ Certification
13 13 (2.93%) MCP
13 13 (2.93%) MCSE
13 13 (2.93%) GCIA
14 12 (2.71%) ISSAP
14 12 (2.71%) ISSMP
15 11 (2.48%) MCSA
16 9 (2.03%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (24.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (18.74%) PCI DSS
3 46 (10.38%) COBIT
4 23 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (4.97%) QA
6 10 (2.26%) SLA
6 10 (2.26%) BS7799
7 9 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (1.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.23%) Basel II
9 1 (0.23%) MiFID
9 1 (0.23%) EMIR
9 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 27 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.42%) Snort
3 5 (1.13%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (0.45%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (4.51%) Nessus
2 12 (2.71%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (1.13%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.68%) CORE IMPACT
5 3 (0.68%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.45%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 50 (11.29%) CheckPoint
2 47 (10.61%) Cisco
3 40 (9.03%) Microsoft
4 27 (6.09%) Qualys
5 25 (5.64%) Symantec
6 22 (4.97%) McAfee
7 17 (3.84%) Oracle
8 15 (3.39%) Sun
8 15 (3.39%) VMware
9 14 (3.16%) Cyber-Ark
10 11 (2.48%) Splunk
10 11 (2.48%) Blue Coat
10 11 (2.48%) NetIQ
11 10 (2.26%) Juniper
11 10 (2.26%) Websense
12 9 (2.03%) F5
12 9 (2.03%) MobileIron
13 7 (1.58%) IronPort
13 7 (1.58%) HP
14 5 (1.13%) Clearswift
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