The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 290 370 333
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 160 97 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.48% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 117 67 93
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £32,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,950 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +3.41%
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
18584 20269 19415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.42% 97.08% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15911 16523 15406
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -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 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in the South East

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the South East

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 Security Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 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
Hampshire +29 57 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire +24 46 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Oxfordshire +15 24 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Surrey +14 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Middlesex +12 6 £38,000 -15.55%
Kent +14 4 £21,500 -52.22%
West Sussex -3 3 £50,000 +17.64%
East Sussex - 3 £37,500 -
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title.

1 132 (38.60%) Information Security
2 121 (35.38%) CISSP
3 106 (30.99%) Cybersecurity
4 97 (28.36%) Windows
5 86 (25.15%) Security Operations
6 82 (23.98%) Penetration Testing
7 81 (23.68%) SIEM
8 77 (22.51%) Security Cleared
8 77 (22.51%) Python
9 74 (21.64%) Firewall
10 66 (19.30%) C
11 63 (18.42%) C++
11 63 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
12 62 (18.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 58 (16.96%) Intrusion Detection
13 58 (16.96%) Finance
14 56 (16.37%) Security Operations Centre
15 51 (14.91%) Network Security
16 50 (14.62%) Management Information System
16 50 (14.62%) SANS
17 48 (14.04%) Cisco
18 47 (13.74%) Degree
19 44 (12.87%) Security Management
20 43 (12.57%) Ethical Hacking
21 42 (12.28%) TCP/IP
22 41 (11.99%) Nessus
22 41 (11.99%) Nmap
23 39 (11.40%) Java
23 39 (11.40%) ArcSight
24 36 (10.53%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.88%) Apache
2 3 (0.88%) IIS
2 3 (0.88%) nginx
2 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.88%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
2 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (21.64%) Firewall
2 58 (16.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 51 (14.91%) Network Security
4 42 (12.28%) TCP/IP
5 29 (8.48%) LAN
5 29 (8.48%) WAN
6 28 (8.19%) Internet
7 26 (7.60%) Wireshark
8 24 (7.02%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (5.85%) Cisco PIX
10 18 (5.26%) Broadband
10 18 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (4.97%) tcpdump
12 9 (2.63%) VPN
13 6 (1.75%) SMTP
14 5 (1.46%) DNS
15 4 (1.17%) SSL
16 3 (0.88%) FTP
16 3 (0.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.88%) Big Data
2 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (10.23%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 58 (16.96%) Finance
2 34 (9.94%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.97%) Legal
4 16 (4.68%) Military
5 14 (4.09%) Banking
6 9 (2.63%) Electronics
7 5 (1.46%) German Language
7 5 (1.46%) Publishing
7 5 (1.46%) Retail
8 4 (1.17%) French Language
9 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.75%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.88%) .NET
2 3 (0.88%) RFC 2822
2 3 (0.88%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (0.58%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (16.37%) Security Operations Centre
3 50 (14.62%) Management Information System
4 23 (6.73%) Computer Science
5 18 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 17 (4.97%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.63%) AS400
8 9 (2.63%) Robotics
9 6 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (1.75%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.46%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.46%) Cyber Attack
11 4 (1.17%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.88%) Blog
12 3 (0.88%) iSeries
12 3 (0.88%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.58%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 97 (28.36%) Windows
2 35 (10.23%) VxWorks
3 34 (9.94%) Linux
4 32 (9.36%) Unix
5 10 (2.92%) Solaris
6 7 (2.05%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.46%) Windows 2000
7 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.88%) CentOS
9 2 (0.58%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (38.60%) Information Security
2 106 (30.99%) Cybersecurity
3 86 (25.15%) Security Operations
4 82 (23.98%) Penetration Testing
5 81 (23.68%) SIEM
6 44 (12.87%) Security Management
7 43 (12.57%) Ethical Hacking
8 31 (9.06%) Coaching
8 31 (9.06%) ITIL
9 29 (8.48%) Data Analysis
9 29 (8.48%) Mentoring
10 26 (7.60%) Incident Management
10 26 (7.60%) Risk Management
11 22 (6.43%) Vulnerability Management
12 19 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
13 18 (5.26%) Data Protection
14 17 (4.97%) Computer Forensics
14 17 (4.97%) Network Architecture
15 14 (4.09%) Security Testing
15 14 (4.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 77 (22.51%) Python
2 66 (19.30%) C
3 63 (18.42%) C++
4 39 (11.40%) Java
5 24 (7.02%) C#
6 9 (2.63%) ABAP
7 7 (2.05%) SQL
8 6 (1.75%) Assembly Language
8 6 (1.75%) Perl
9 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.88%) VB
9 3 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (35.38%) CISSP
2 77 (22.51%) Security Cleared
3 50 (14.62%) SANS
4 47 (13.74%) Degree
5 36 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 35 (10.23%) SC Cleared
7 33 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (6.73%) CISA
9 20 (5.85%) CCSE
10 19 (5.56%) CCIE
11 17 (4.97%) CISM
12 16 (4.68%) CEH
12 16 (4.68%) GIAC
13 15 (4.39%) GCIH
14 14 (4.09%) SSCP
15 12 (3.51%) CCNP
15 12 (3.51%) GCIA
16 7 (2.05%) CCNA
17 5 (1.46%) MCSE
17 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (18.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.22%) SLA
5 10 (2.92%) COBIT
6 5 (1.46%) GPG13
6 5 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.88%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.58%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.29%) QA
9 1 (0.29%) SAS 70
System Software
1 21 (6.14%) Snort
2 15 (4.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.58%) UAG
Systems Management
1 41 (11.99%) Nessus
1 41 (11.99%) Nmap
2 5 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.88%) EnCase
4 3 (0.88%) OpenView
4 3 (0.88%) OVSD
4 3 (0.88%) RSA enVision
4 3 (0.88%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.58%) Endace
5 2 (0.58%) OpenVAS
5 2 (0.58%) QRadar
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.29%) FTK
6 1 (0.29%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 48 (14.04%) Cisco
2 39 (11.40%) ArcSight
3 29 (8.48%) CheckPoint
4 28 (8.19%) F5
5 24 (7.02%) Intel Security
6 21 (6.14%) Microsoft
7 18 (5.26%) Sourcefire
8 17 (4.97%) Qualys
9 16 (4.68%) Forcepoint
9 16 (4.68%) Juniper
9 16 (4.68%) Symantec
10 10 (2.92%) Splunk
11 9 (2.63%) Palo Alto
11 9 (2.63%) SAP
12 8 (2.34%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.75%) AlienVault
13 6 (1.75%) IBM
13 6 (1.75%) Intel
13 6 (1.75%) VMware
14 5 (1.46%) LogRhythm
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