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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 416 460 480
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 226 172 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 192 152 132
Average salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
41277 42384 44909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.88% 93.95% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35223 34844 38809
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 £75,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +70 104 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Croydon - 4 £47,500 -
Bromley +17 2 £32,000 -41.81%
Uxbridge -3 2 £42,500 -34.86%
New Malden - 1 £50,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 371 (77.13%) Information Security
2 251 (52.18%) CISSP
3 200 (41.58%) Firewall
4 161 (33.47%) Finance
5 135 (28.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 116 (24.12%) Windows
7 107 (22.25%) Degree
8 104 (21.62%) Management Information System
9 90 (18.71%) PCI DSS
10 89 (18.50%) CISM
11 83 (17.26%) Network Security
12 74 (15.38%) Banking
13 72 (14.97%) Law
14 69 (14.35%) UNIX
15 67 (13.93%) Vulnerability Management
16 66 (13.72%) ITIL
16 66 (13.72%) TCP/IP
17 65 (13.51%) Security Management
18 64 (13.31%) Cisco
19 62 (12.89%) Risk Management
20 61 (12.68%) Penetration Testing
21 60 (12.47%) CheckPoint
22 59 (12.27%) SIEM
23 56 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
24 55 (11.43%) VPN
25 54 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
26 52 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
27 50 (10.40%) ISMS
27 50 (10.40%) Linux
28 49 (10.19%) Information Security Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (0.62%) Apache
2 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.21%) IIS
2 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 35 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.62%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.29%) assyst
2 4 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.42%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 200 (41.58%) Firewall
2 83 (17.26%) Network Security
3 66 (13.72%) TCP/IP
4 55 (11.43%) VPN
5 47 (9.77%) Internet
6 35 (7.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 32 (6.65%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (5.82%) Intranet
9 22 (4.57%) LAN
10 20 (4.16%) WAN
10 20 (4.16%) Wireless
11 12 (2.49%) DNS
11 12 (2.49%) SSL
12 9 (1.87%) SMTP
13 6 (1.25%) VLAN
14 5 (1.04%) DHCP
14 5 (1.04%) LDAP
15 4 (0.83%) SAN
15 4 (0.83%) IPsec
15 4 (0.83%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (0.62%) MySQL
2 3 (0.62%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.42%) Big Data
3 2 (0.42%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Metasploit
General
1 161 (33.47%) Finance
2 74 (15.38%) Banking
3 72 (14.97%) Law
4 30 (6.24%) Legal
5 12 (2.49%) Retail
6 11 (2.29%) Marketing
7 10 (2.08%) Advertising
8 9 (1.87%) Publishing
8 9 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.83%) Back Office
10 4 (0.83%) Electronics
11 3 (0.62%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.42%) Games
12 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Front Office
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.04%) SAML
1 5 (1.04%) OAuth
1 5 (1.04%) REST
2 4 (0.83%) Middleware
3 3 (0.62%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.21%) Java EE
4 1 (0.21%) JSON
4 1 (0.21%) RESTful
4 1 (0.21%) .NET
4 1 (0.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 56 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.33%) SWIFT
5 15 (3.12%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (2.91%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.83%) PKI
7 4 (0.83%) DTV
7 4 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.42%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.21%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.21%) SCADA
10 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.21%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 116 (24.12%) Windows
2 69 (14.35%) UNIX
3 50 (10.40%) Linux
4 21 (4.37%) Solaris
5 17 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (77.13%) Information Security
2 67 (13.93%) Vulnerability Management
3 66 (13.72%) ITIL
4 65 (13.51%) Security Management
5 62 (12.89%) Risk Management
6 61 (12.68%) Penetration Testing
7 59 (12.27%) SIEM
8 52 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
9 50 (10.40%) ISMS
10 49 (10.19%) Information Security Management
11 45 (9.36%) Information Assurance
12 37 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
13 36 (7.48%) Business Continuity
13 36 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
13 36 (7.48%) Data Protection
13 36 (7.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 33 (6.86%) Cyber Security
15 32 (6.65%) Identity Management
16 31 (6.44%) Incident Management
17 30 (6.24%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.87%) Perl
2 8 (1.66%) SQL
2 8 (1.66%) Java
3 7 (1.46%) C
4 6 (1.25%) Ruby
4 6 (1.25%) Python
5 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.62%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) C#
Qualifications
1 251 (52.18%) CISSP
2 107 (22.25%) Degree
3 89 (18.50%) CISM
4 54 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
5 49 (10.19%) CEH
6 33 (6.86%) CISA
6 33 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (6.44%) GIAC
8 27 (5.61%) CCSP
9 22 (4.57%) CCNA
10 19 (3.95%) CISMP
11 16 (3.33%) MCSE
12 14 (2.91%) ISSAP
12 14 (2.91%) ISSMP
13 13 (2.70%) MCP
13 13 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
14 12 (2.49%) GCIA
15 11 (2.29%) SSCP
15 11 (2.29%) MCSA
15 11 (2.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (28.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (18.71%) PCI DSS
3 43 (8.94%) COBIT
4 20 (4.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (3.33%) QA
6 12 (2.49%) SLA
7 9 (1.87%) BS7799
8 7 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 5 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.95%) Snort
3 3 (0.62%) ProxySG
3 3 (0.62%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.21%) Nmap
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (4.16%) Nessus
2 19 (3.95%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.83%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.62%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.62%) CORE IMPACT
6 3 (0.62%) SCCM
7 2 (0.42%) WSUS
8 1 (0.21%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.21%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 64 (13.31%) Cisco
2 60 (12.47%) CheckPoint
3 45 (9.36%) Microsoft
4 40 (8.32%) Symantec
5 27 (5.61%) Oracle
6 25 (5.20%) Qualys
7 24 (4.99%) Sun
8 23 (4.78%) McAfee
9 16 (3.33%) VMware
10 15 (3.12%) Juniper
10 15 (3.12%) F5
11 12 (2.49%) Splunk
11 12 (2.49%) Blue Coat
12 11 (2.29%) Cyber-Ark
13 10 (2.08%) Websense
14 9 (1.87%) NetIQ
15 6 (1.25%) HP
15 6 (1.25%) MobileIron
16 4 (0.83%) Infoblox
16 4 (0.83%) SAP
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Ex Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Romford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Certification Europe
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bens + Training and Development and Career Pro
Posted: 21 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago