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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 425 449 470
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 202 214 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.44% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.47% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 151 195 123
Average salary £54,100 £51,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.04% +5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +35 67 £53,300 -3.09% 4
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 261 (64.60%) Information Security
2 147 (36.39%) Finance
3 139 (34.41%) CISSP
4 104 (25.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 102 (25.25%) Firewall
6 97 (24.01%) Windows
7 79 (19.55%) Network Security
8 74 (18.32%) Management Information System
8 74 (18.32%) Cyber Security
9 73 (18.07%) SIEM
10 72 (17.82%) ITIL
11 65 (16.09%) Banking
12 63 (15.59%) Linux
13 62 (15.35%) Vulnerability Management
14 61 (15.10%) Degree
15 56 (13.86%) Intrusion Detection
16 54 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
17 52 (12.87%) CISM
18 48 (11.88%) Penetration Testing
19 46 (11.39%) Incident Management
20 45 (11.14%) TCP/IP
21 43 (10.64%) Law
21 43 (10.64%) PCI DSS
22 42 (10.40%) Risk Assessment
23 41 (10.15%) Snort
23 41 (10.15%) Identity Management
24 35 (8.66%) Risk Management
24 35 (8.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 34 (8.42%) Business Continuity
25 34 (8.42%) Internet

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (1.73%) Apache
2 3 (0.74%) SAS
2 3 (0.74%) IIS
3 2 (0.50%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) MS Office
2 3 (0.74%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.74%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.25%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (25.25%) Firewall
2 79 (19.55%) Network Security
3 56 (13.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 45 (11.14%) TCP/IP
5 34 (8.42%) Internet
6 26 (6.44%) VPN
7 16 (3.96%) Wireshark
8 11 (2.72%) Wireless
8 11 (2.72%) LAN
8 11 (2.72%) WAN
8 11 (2.72%) DNS
9 8 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (1.98%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (1.98%) LDAP
9 8 (1.98%) SMTP
10 6 (1.49%) SAN
10 6 (1.49%) MPLS
10 6 (1.49%) SSL
11 5 (1.24%) HTTP
11 5 (1.24%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.49%) MySQL
3 4 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.74%) HBase
4 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.50%) Big Data
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
General
1 147 (36.39%) Finance
2 65 (16.09%) Banking
3 43 (10.64%) Law
4 22 (5.45%) Legal
5 13 (3.22%) Retail Banking
5 13 (3.22%) Retail
6 10 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.23%) Advertising
8 8 (1.98%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.24%) Marketing
11 4 (0.99%) Publishing
12 3 (0.74%) Games
12 3 (0.74%) Back Office
13 2 (0.50%) International Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.72%) SAML
1 11 (2.72%) REST
1 11 (2.72%) OAuth
2 9 (2.23%) Regular Expression
3 5 (1.24%) Middleware
4 4 (0.99%) .NET
5 3 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.32%) Management Information System
2 54 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.71%) Cryptography
5 13 (3.22%) PKI
5 13 (3.22%) Online Banking
5 13 (3.22%) Mobile Banking
6 12 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.23%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.23%) Open Source
8 8 (1.98%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.73%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.24%) Statistics
12 4 (0.99%) Blog
13 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
14 2 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
14 2 (0.50%) Mainframe
15 1 (0.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 97 (24.01%) Windows
2 63 (15.59%) Linux
3 33 (8.17%) UNIX
4 10 (2.48%) Solaris
5 5 (1.24%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.50%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (64.60%) Information Security
2 74 (18.32%) Cyber Security
3 73 (18.07%) SIEM
4 72 (17.82%) ITIL
5 62 (15.35%) Vulnerability Management
6 48 (11.88%) Penetration Testing
7 46 (11.39%) Incident Management
8 42 (10.40%) Risk Assessment
9 41 (10.15%) Identity Management
10 35 (8.66%) Risk Management
10 35 (8.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 34 (8.42%) Business Continuity
12 31 (7.67%) Data Protection
13 28 (6.93%) Security Management
13 28 (6.93%) Malware Analysis
13 28 (6.93%) Mentoring
14 26 (6.44%) Information Security Management
15 25 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
15 25 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (5.94%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.96%) SQL
2 13 (3.22%) Perl
2 13 (3.22%) Java
3 8 (1.98%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.98%) Python
4 5 (1.24%) PHP
4 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.99%) C
6 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.74%) R
6 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.50%) Ruby
7 2 (0.50%) C++
8 1 (0.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 139 (34.41%) CISSP
2 61 (15.10%) Degree
3 52 (12.87%) CISM
4 27 (6.68%) CISA
5 23 (5.69%) GCIH
6 20 (4.95%) GIAC
6 20 (4.95%) CEH
7 19 (4.70%) Security+ Certification
7 19 (4.70%) CRISC
8 18 (4.46%) GCIA
9 17 (4.21%) SSCP
10 13 (3.22%) GSEC
10 13 (3.22%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.73%) Security Cleared
14 5 (1.24%) CCNA
14 5 (1.24%) ISSAP
14 5 (1.24%) ISSMP
15 4 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (25.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (10.64%) PCI DSS
3 29 (7.18%) COBIT
4 18 (4.46%) QA
4 18 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.24%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.74%) SLA
7 2 (0.50%) EMIR
7 2 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.50%) MiFID
7 2 (0.50%) BS7799
7 2 (0.50%) Basel II
7 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 41 (10.15%) Snort
2 30 (7.43%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.24%) SpamAssassin
5 4 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) XenApp
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.73%) Nessus
2 6 (1.49%) MIMEsweeper
3 4 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.99%) OpenView
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.25%) Nmap
5 1 (0.25%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 32 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.94%) Cisco
3 21 (5.20%) Qualys
4 17 (4.21%) McAfee
5 15 (3.71%) CheckPoint
5 15 (3.71%) Cyber-Ark
6 13 (3.22%) VMware
6 13 (3.22%) Splunk
7 12 (2.97%) ArcSight
7 12 (2.97%) HP
8 11 (2.72%) Citrix
9 10 (2.48%) Symantec
10 8 (1.98%) Websense
10 8 (1.98%) Juniper
11 7 (1.73%) Blue Coat
11 7 (1.73%) IronPort
11 7 (1.73%) MobileIron
12 5 (1.24%) Remedy
12 5 (1.24%) Clearswift
12 5 (1.24%) Postini
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health, holiday
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits and much more
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Energon Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago