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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 606 625 640
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 20 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.007% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 5
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £47,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £39,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+53.84% +14.70%
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
42753 41632 47612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.39% 93.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35655 35019 41251
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
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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
Bromley -3 9 £47,500 -13.63%
City of London - 2 £60,000 -
Security Operations Analyst
England

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 31 (77.50%) Firewall
2 30 (75.00%) SIEM
3 20 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (40.00%) CISSP
4 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 15 (37.50%) Windows
5 15 (37.50%) Service Management
5 15 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (35.00%) Change Management
7 13 (32.50%) Information Security
7 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
8 11 (27.50%) Banking
9 10 (25.00%) GCIH
10 9 (22.50%) Symantec
10 9 (22.50%) ArcSight
10 9 (22.50%) LogLogic
10 9 (22.50%) Q1 Labs
11 8 (20.00%) Snort
11 8 (20.00%) Wireshark
11 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
12 7 (17.50%) Java
12 7 (17.50%) Perl
12 7 (17.50%) .NET
12 7 (17.50%) ITIL
12 7 (17.50%) ITSM
12 7 (17.50%) GIAC
12 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
12 7 (17.50%) Information Assurance
13 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 31 (77.50%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) SIEM
2 20 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (37.50%) Service Management
4 14 (35.00%) Change Management
5 13 (32.50%) Information Security
5 13 (32.50%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 7 (17.50%) Information Assurance
7 7 (17.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.50%) ITSM
7 7 (17.50%) ITIL
8 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.50%) Digital Forensics
10 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
10 1 (2.50%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.50%) Computer Forensics
10 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
1 7 (17.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) CISSP
2 10 (25.00%) GCIH
3 7 (17.50%) GIAC
4 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) GCIA
5 3 (7.50%) GSEC
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.50%) CISA
7 1 (2.50%) CISM
7 1 (2.50%) CCSA
7 1 (2.50%) CCSP
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Symantec
1 9 (22.50%) ArcSight
1 9 (22.50%) LogLogic
1 9 (22.50%) Q1 Labs