The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 586 610 613
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 22 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.012% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.012% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 15
Average salary £45,000 £63,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +59.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £57,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-33.91% +71.64%
Security Operations 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
38776 40118 42976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.85% 93.84% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32989 32860 37014
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 Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the London region.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in London

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in London

Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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 +1 7 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Security Operations Analyst
England

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 28 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 17 (48.57%) Incident Management
3 15 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (40.00%) SIEM
5 11 (31.43%) Change Management
6 9 (25.71%) Windows
7 8 (22.86%) GIAC
8 7 (20.00%) Firewall
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (20.00%) Nessus
8 7 (20.00%) Snort
8 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 7 (20.00%) Qualys
8 7 (20.00%) Information Assurance
8 7 (20.00%) Network Security
8 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (17.14%) People Management
9 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
9 6 (17.14%) Computer Security
9 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
9 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
9 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (17.14%) GCIA
9 6 (17.14%) GCIH
9 6 (17.14%) Service Management
10 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.43%) Finance
12 2 (5.71%) Law

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (20.00%) Network Security
2 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WLAN
4 1 (2.86%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.86%) VLAN
4 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.86%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) FTP
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) Internet
4 1 (2.86%) MPLS
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 17 (48.57%) Incident Management
3 14 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (40.00%) SIEM
4 11 (31.43%) Change Management
5 7 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (17.14%) People Management
6 6 (17.14%) Performance Management
6 6 (17.14%) Computer Security
6 6 (17.14%) Service Management
6 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
7 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security
8 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.86%) Change Control
9 1 (2.86%) Computer Forensics
9 1 (2.86%) Ethical Hacking
9 1 (2.86%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) GIAC
2 6 (17.14%) GCIA
2 6 (17.14%) GCIH
3 1 (2.86%) CEH
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Qualys
2 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark