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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 416 392 421
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 24 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 26
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,550 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
20812 20072 21481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.58% 95.02% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 16603 18379
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 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
Surrey +3 19 £43,500 +8.75%
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £26,500 -41.11%
Hampshire -16 1 £40,000 -
Kent - 1 £37,000 -
Information Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (100.00%) Information Security
2 42 (67.74%) Finance
3 39 (62.90%) Firewall
4 34 (54.84%) Penetration Testing
5 33 (53.23%) UNIX
6 30 (48.39%) E-Commerce
6 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
7 29 (46.77%) Degree
8 28 (45.16%) Management Information System
9 26 (41.94%) Windows
10 24 (38.71%) Qualys
11 22 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 21 (33.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 21 (33.87%) Linux
13 20 (32.26%) Network Architecture
14 19 (30.65%) Change Management
15 17 (27.42%) Risk Analysis
16 15 (24.19%) PCI DSS
16 15 (24.19%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (24.19%) LAN
16 15 (24.19%) WAN
17 13 (20.97%) Network Design
18 12 (19.35%) MS Office
18 12 (19.35%) CISSP
19 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
20 7 (11.29%) Intrusion Detection
20 7 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
20 7 (11.29%) Data Protection
20 7 (11.29%) Network Management
21 6 (9.68%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (19.35%) MS Office
2 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 7 (11.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 39 (62.90%) Firewall
2 15 (24.19%) LAN
2 15 (24.19%) WAN
3 7 (11.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (9.68%) Network Security
5 3 (4.84%) Internet
6 2 (3.23%) NGN
7 1 (1.61%) Wireless
7 1 (1.61%) MPLS
7 1 (1.61%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
General
1 42 (67.74%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.16%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) NHS
2 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) UNIX
2 26 (41.94%) Windows
3 21 (33.87%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Information Security
2 34 (54.84%) Penetration Testing
3 30 (48.39%) E-Commerce
4 21 (33.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 20 (32.26%) Network Architecture
6 19 (30.65%) Change Management
7 17 (27.42%) Risk Analysis
8 15 (24.19%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (20.97%) Network Design
10 7 (11.29%) Data Protection
10 7 (11.29%) Network Management
11 6 (9.68%) Business Continuity Planning
11 6 (9.68%) Business Continuity
11 6 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (9.68%) BCP
12 5 (8.06%) Security Management
13 4 (6.45%) Information Security Management
13 4 (6.45%) ISMS
14 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
14 3 (4.84%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) C
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (46.77%) Degree
2 12 (19.35%) CISSP
3 5 (8.06%) ISEB
4 4 (6.45%) CISM
5 3 (4.84%) CISA
6 2 (3.23%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.61%) CRISC
7 1 (1.61%) GIAC
7 1 (1.61%) CEH
7 1 (1.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (35.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (24.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Nessus
Vendors
1 30 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) Qualys
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.61%) Tufin
5 1 (1.61%) AlgoSec
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Apple