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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 415 390 427
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 35 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.18% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 30 36 20
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
21430 20664 21850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.70% 95.08% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16859 17053 18653
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Surrey +6 30 £43,500 +8.75%
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £26,500 -41.11%
Kent - 2 £42,750 -
West Sussex -8 1 £43,500 +102.32%
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 74 (100.00%) Information Security
2 52 (70.27%) Finance
3 47 (63.51%) Firewall
4 44 (59.46%) Penetration Testing
5 39 (52.70%) UNIX
6 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 33 (44.59%) Degree
8 32 (43.24%) Windows
8 32 (43.24%) E-Commerce
9 31 (41.89%) Management Information System
10 29 (39.19%) Qualys
11 26 (35.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 26 (35.14%) Linux
12 24 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 23 (31.08%) Change Management
14 21 (28.38%) LAN
14 21 (28.38%) WAN
14 21 (28.38%) Kalman Filter
15 20 (27.03%) Network Architecture
16 17 (22.97%) Risk Analysis
16 17 (22.97%) CISSP
17 16 (21.62%) PCI DSS
18 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
19 13 (17.57%) Network Design
20 12 (16.22%) MS Office
20 12 (16.22%) Network Management
20 12 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
20 12 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
21 11 (14.86%) Data Protection
22 9 (12.16%) Risk Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.22%) MS Office
2 12 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 47 (63.51%) Firewall
2 21 (28.38%) LAN
2 21 (28.38%) WAN
3 12 (16.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (8.11%) Network Security
5 4 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (2.70%) NGN
7 1 (1.35%) MPLS
7 1 (1.35%) Wireless
7 1 (1.35%) DMZ
7 1 (1.35%) Intranet
7 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
General
1 52 (70.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.35%) Legal
2 1 (1.35%) Advertising
2 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (41.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (52.70%) UNIX
2 32 (43.24%) Windows
3 26 (35.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (100.00%) Information Security
2 44 (59.46%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (43.24%) E-Commerce
4 26 (35.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 23 (31.08%) Change Management
6 21 (28.38%) Kalman Filter
7 20 (27.03%) Network Architecture
8 17 (22.97%) Risk Analysis
9 13 (17.57%) Network Design
10 12 (16.22%) Network Management
11 11 (14.86%) Data Protection
12 9 (12.16%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (10.81%) Security Management
14 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity
14 6 (8.11%) BCP
14 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity Planning
15 4 (5.41%) Project Management
15 4 (5.41%) Information Security Management
15 4 (5.41%) ISMS
16 3 (4.05%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) C
2 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (44.59%) Degree
2 17 (22.97%) CISSP
3 6 (8.11%) CISM
4 5 (6.76%) ISEB
5 2 (2.70%) SSCP
5 2 (2.70%) CEH
5 2 (2.70%) CISA
5 2 (2.70%) PCI QSA
5 2 (2.70%) CRISC
6 1 (1.35%) CISMP
6 1 (1.35%) GIAC
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (21.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.19%) Qualys
3 5 (6.76%) Cisco
4 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.35%) Tufin
5 1 (1.35%) AlgoSec
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle