The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 424 427 410
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 18 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.085% 0.11% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.11% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 19
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -6.87%
IT 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
20035 21405 20219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.57% 94.86% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16668 16840 16661
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

IT Security Analyst Salary Trend in the South East

IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

IT Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the South East

IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 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
Berkshire +23 7 £33,500 +3.07%
Middlesex - 4 £52,500 -
Surrey +10 3 £65,000 +52.94%
Kent 0 3 £32,500 -12.16%
Buckinghamshire -23 1 £55,000 -
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 24 (68.57%) Information Security
1 24 (68.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (57.14%) CISSP
3 18 (51.43%) Windows
4 16 (45.71%) Incident Management
5 13 (37.14%) ITIL
6 12 (34.29%) SSCP
6 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (34.29%) SIEM
7 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
7 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.71%) Internet
8 9 (25.71%) Firewall
8 9 (25.71%) Finance
8 9 (25.71%) Banking
8 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (25.71%) Security Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Retail Banking
9 8 (22.86%) Online Banking
9 8 (22.86%) Mobile Banking
9 8 (22.86%) Retail
9 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 7 (20.00%) Network Security
10 7 (20.00%) CHFI
11 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
11 6 (17.14%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) Internet
1 9 (25.71%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.86%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
1 9 (25.71%) Banking
2 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 8 (22.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.86%) Mobile Banking
2 8 (22.86%) Online Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Information Security
2 16 (45.71%) Incident Management
3 13 (37.14%) ITIL
4 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (34.29%) SIEM
5 9 (25.71%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (25.71%) Security Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
7 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
7 6 (17.14%) SDLC
7 6 (17.14%) Coaching
8 5 (14.29%) Information Management
8 5 (14.29%) Data Security
9 4 (11.43%) Change Control
10 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.57%) Service Management
11 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) CISSP
2 12 (34.29%) SSCP
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (20.00%) CHFI
5 5 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (11.43%) CEH
7 3 (8.57%) CISA
7 3 (8.57%) CISM
7 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.86%) CISMP
9 1 (2.86%) GIAC
9 1 (2.86%) CCSA
9 1 (2.86%) GCIA
9 1 (2.86%) GCIH
9 1 (2.86%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (68.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 5 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Snort
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) Websense
3 4 (11.43%) ArcSight
4 3 (8.57%) McAfee
4 3 (8.57%) Tripwire
4 3 (8.57%) Qualys
5 2 (5.71%) Splunk
5 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
5 2 (5.71%) LogRhythm
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint