The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 290 342 351
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 161 126 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.61% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 118 101 121
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £51,442
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
18646 20686 23010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.81% 96.91% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15875 16528 18398
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 3 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +35 44 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Berkshire +22 40 £50,000 - 4
Hampshire +2 30 £40,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +17 26 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Sussex -5 8 £55,000 +29.41%
East Sussex - 6 £53,750 -
Kent -16 4 £40,500 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire +7 2 £44,500 +7.22%
Thames Valley - 1 £60,000 -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 151 (47.48%) Information Security
2 125 (39.31%) CISSP
3 94 (29.56%) Cybersecurity
4 84 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 80 (25.16%) Firewall
6 73 (22.96%) Security Cleared
7 67 (21.07%) Windows
8 65 (20.44%) Cisco
9 63 (19.81%) Penetration Testing
10 62 (19.50%) SIEM
11 54 (16.98%) Python
12 52 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
13 51 (16.04%) Cisco Certification
14 50 (15.72%) C
15 49 (15.41%) Management Information System
15 49 (15.41%) Network Security
16 47 (14.78%) Finance
17 43 (13.52%) SANS
17 43 (13.52%) Security Operations
18 42 (13.21%) DV Cleared
19 41 (12.89%) Telecoms
19 41 (12.89%) C++
19 41 (12.89%) Unix
20 38 (11.95%) Computer Science
20 38 (11.95%) Degree
21 35 (11.01%) SC Cleared
21 35 (11.01%) CheckPoint
22 34 (10.69%) ArcSight
23 33 (10.38%) F5
24 32 (10.06%) Security Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (0.94%) nginx
2 2 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) IaaS
1 2 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (25.16%) Firewall
2 49 (15.41%) Network Security
3 32 (10.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (7.86%) TCP/IP
5 23 (7.23%) LAN
5 23 (7.23%) WAN
6 22 (6.92%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (6.29%) Cisco PIX
8 17 (5.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (5.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (3.14%) Internet
10 7 (2.20%) VPN
11 6 (1.89%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.57%) Broadband
12 5 (1.57%) DNS
13 4 (1.26%) FTP
13 4 (1.26%) HTTP
13 4 (1.26%) SSL
14 3 (0.94%) DMZ
14 3 (0.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.52%) Big Data
2 5 (1.57%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (7.55%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (14.78%) Finance
2 41 (12.89%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.66%) Legal
4 12 (3.77%) German Language
5 11 (3.46%) Military
6 9 (2.83%) Banking
7 7 (2.20%) Retail
8 5 (1.57%) Publishing
9 4 (1.26%) Back Office
9 4 (1.26%) French Language
9 4 (1.26%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
10 2 (0.63%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.94%) .NET
1 3 (0.94%) Regular Expression
1 3 (0.94%) ZeroMQ
2 2 (0.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (15.41%) Management Information System
3 38 (11.95%) Computer Science
4 24 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (4.09%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (3.14%) AS400
7 7 (2.20%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.20%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (2.20%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.26%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.26%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.94%) iSeries
10 2 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) iPad
10 2 (0.63%) Physics
10 2 (0.63%) PKI
10 2 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.07%) Windows
2 41 (12.89%) Unix
3 29 (9.12%) Linux
4 24 (7.55%) VxWorks
5 15 (4.72%) Solaris
5 15 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.77%) Windows 2000
6 12 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.20%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.94%) CentOS
8 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.94%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (47.48%) Information Security
2 94 (29.56%) Cybersecurity
3 63 (19.81%) Penetration Testing
4 62 (19.50%) SIEM
5 43 (13.52%) Security Operations
6 32 (10.06%) Security Management
7 31 (9.75%) Data Analysis
8 30 (9.43%) Ethical Hacking
9 29 (9.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 26 (8.18%) Risk Management
11 21 (6.60%) Incident Management
12 20 (6.29%) ITIL
13 16 (5.03%) Information Assurance
14 15 (4.72%) Data Protection
15 14 (4.40%) Change Control
15 14 (4.40%) Information Security Management
16 13 (4.09%) Analytics
16 13 (4.09%) Information Security Governance
16 13 (4.09%) Reverse Engineering
16 13 (4.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.98%) Python
2 50 (15.72%) C
3 41 (12.89%) C++
4 29 (9.12%) Java
5 15 (4.72%) C#
6 4 (1.26%) ABAP
6 4 (1.26%) Perl
7 3 (0.94%) Assembly Language
7 3 (0.94%) SQL
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (39.31%) CISSP
2 73 (22.96%) Security Cleared
3 51 (16.04%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (13.52%) SANS
5 42 (13.21%) DV Cleared
6 38 (11.95%) Degree
7 35 (11.01%) SC Cleared
8 31 (9.75%) CEH
9 28 (8.81%) CISA
10 27 (8.49%) CCNA
11 20 (6.29%) SSCP
12 17 (5.35%) CCIE
12 17 (5.35%) CCSE
12 17 (5.35%) CRISC
13 15 (4.72%) CISM
13 15 (4.72%) GCIH
14 14 (4.40%) CCNP
14 14 (4.40%) GIAC
15 13 (4.09%) GCIA
16 11 (3.46%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (9.75%) PCI DSS
3 18 (5.66%) COBIT
4 16 (5.03%) SLA
5 11 (3.46%) RMADS
6 9 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (2.20%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.94%) GPG13
9 2 (0.63%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.31%) BS7799
10 1 (0.31%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.26%) Snort
3 3 (0.94%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 31 (9.75%) Nessus
1 31 (9.75%) Nmap
2 12 (3.77%) RSA Archer
3 7 (2.20%) EnCase
4 5 (1.57%) QRadar
5 3 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.94%) OpenView
5 3 (0.94%) OVSD
5 3 (0.94%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.63%) MIIS
6 2 (0.63%) OpenVAS
6 2 (0.63%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.31%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (20.44%) Cisco
2 35 (11.01%) CheckPoint
3 34 (10.69%) ArcSight
4 33 (10.38%) F5
5 25 (7.86%) Juniper
6 24 (7.55%) Intel Security
7 23 (7.23%) Microsoft
8 19 (5.97%) Qualys
9 18 (5.66%) Splunk
10 17 (5.35%) Sourcefire
11 15 (4.72%) Palo Alto
12 14 (4.40%) Forcepoint
13 8 (2.52%) Blue Coat
13 8 (2.52%) Fortinet
13 8 (2.52%) IBM
14 7 (2.20%) HP
14 7 (2.20%) Intel
14 7 (2.20%) Symantec
14 7 (2.20%) Trend Micro
14 7 (2.20%) VMware
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Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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