The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 416 447 426
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -21
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 32 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.081% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.084% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 20
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,750 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
Information 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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18561 20260 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.45% 97.05% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15896 16537 15701
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Analyst Salary Trend in the South East

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Information Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the South East

Information Security Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Berkshire +1 11 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Surrey +10 8 £50,000 +8.10%
Oxfordshire - 4 £46,500 - 4
Hampshire +24 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £37,500 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Kent +2 1 - -
West Sussex -9 1 £51,000 +20.00%
Information Security Analyst
England

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 67 (97.10%) Information Security
2 35 (50.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (49.28%) CISSP
4 23 (33.33%) Finance
4 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (27.54%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (18.84%) Risk Management
7 12 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (14.49%) Forcepoint
8 10 (14.49%) Symantec
8 10 (14.49%) CISA
8 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
8 10 (14.49%) Legal
8 10 (14.49%) Qualys
9 9 (13.04%) Security Management
9 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 8 (11.59%) SSCP
10 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (11.59%) CEH
11 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (10.14%) IT Audit
12 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
12 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (8.70%) CISM
12 6 (8.70%) Firewall
12 6 (8.70%) Windows
12 6 (8.70%) Linux
12 6 (8.70%) ITIL

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (8.70%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) LAN
3 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.80%) VPN
3 4 (5.80%) WAN
General
1 23 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (14.49%) Legal
2 10 (14.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Automotive
6 1 (1.45%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.35%) Cybercrime
4 3 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.90%) AS400
5 2 (2.90%) CESG
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Linux
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (97.10%) Information Security
2 19 (27.54%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (18.84%) Risk Management
4 12 (17.39%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (13.04%) Security Management
6 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.14%) IT Audit
8 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.70%) ITIL
8 6 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (7.25%) Security Operations
9 5 (7.25%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.80%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.35%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.90%) Data Privacy
12 2 (2.90%) OWASP
12 2 (2.90%) Security Architecture
12 2 (2.90%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (49.28%) CISSP
2 10 (14.49%) CISA
3 8 (11.59%) CEH
3 8 (11.59%) SSCP
4 6 (8.70%) CISM
5 4 (5.80%) Degree
6 2 (2.90%) CRISC
6 2 (2.90%) SANS
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (50.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.35%) ISO27002
5 2 (2.90%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.90%) UAG
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Forcepoint
1 10 (14.49%) Qualys
1 10 (14.49%) Symantec
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) IBM
3 2 (2.90%) VMware
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) Sun
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