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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 601 617 616
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 30 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.049% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.052% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 1
Average salary £65,000 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.54% -2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +32.05%
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
41405 43906 41833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.16% 93.53% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35392 36667 35123
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +21 2 £90,000 +50.00%
Security Operations Analyst
England

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 50 (86.21%) Information Security
2 39 (67.24%) SIEM
3 33 (56.90%) Firewall
4 31 (53.45%) Finance
5 29 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 28 (48.28%) Windows
7 27 (46.55%) Penetration Testing
8 26 (44.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 24 (41.38%) Linux
10 23 (39.66%) Management Information System
11 20 (34.48%) Malware Analysis
12 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (32.76%) Kalman Filter
13 18 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
13 18 (31.03%) Risk Assessment
14 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
15 15 (25.86%) Banking
15 15 (25.86%) Data Security
15 15 (25.86%) Patch Management
16 14 (24.14%) Apache
16 14 (24.14%) Tomcat
16 14 (24.14%) MySQL
17 13 (22.41%) ITIL
18 12 (20.69%) Visualisation
18 12 (20.69%) Open Source
18 12 (20.69%) Data Visualisation
18 12 (20.69%) Wealth Management
19 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
20 8 (13.79%) Network Security
20 8 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (24.14%) Apache
1 14 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.45%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.45%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 33 (56.90%) Firewall
2 26 (44.83%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
4 8 (13.79%) Network Security
5 3 (5.17%) LAN
5 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 3 (5.17%) Internet
6 2 (3.45%) LDAP
6 2 (3.45%) FTP
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.72%) VPN
7 1 (1.72%) DNS
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless
7 1 (1.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) MySQL
General
1 31 (53.45%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Electronics
4 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) SAML
1 4 (6.90%) OAuth
1 4 (6.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Management Information System
2 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (20.69%) Visualisation
4 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.17%) DTV
6 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (48.28%) Windows
2 24 (41.38%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (86.21%) Information Security
2 39 (67.24%) SIEM
3 29 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 27 (46.55%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (34.48%) Malware Analysis
6 19 (32.76%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (31.03%) Reverse Engineering
7 18 (31.03%) Risk Assessment
8 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
9 15 (25.86%) Data Security
9 15 (25.86%) Patch Management
10 13 (22.41%) ITIL
11 12 (20.69%) Wealth Management
11 12 (20.69%) Open Source
11 12 (20.69%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
14 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
14 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
14 5 (8.62%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) CISSP
2 3 (5.17%) GIAC
2 3 (5.17%) GCIA
2 3 (5.17%) GCIH
3 2 (3.45%) CISA
3 2 (3.45%) CISM
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (10.34%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Snort
2 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) MIMEsweeper
1 2 (3.45%) Nessus
2 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) McAfee
2 6 (10.34%) Cisco
2 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
3 5 (8.62%) Citrix
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.90%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.17%) LogLogic
5 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 3 (5.17%) Splunk
5 3 (5.17%) LogRhythm
5 3 (5.17%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) Juniper
5 3 (5.17%) Websense
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
6 2 (3.45%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (3.45%) Sage
6 2 (3.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (1.72%) Q1 Labs