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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 287 341 328
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 171 118 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.59% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 115 89 125
Median salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £51,177
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
17914 20006 22145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.80% 97.06% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15178 16149 17916
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +47 52 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Berkshire +18 42 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Hampshire +8 30 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Oxfordshire +9 24 £55,000 +46.66% 1
West Sussex +7 13 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Kent -10 5 £52,500 +31.25%
Buckinghamshire +17 2 £44,500 +7.22%
East Sussex - 2 £35,000 -
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 27 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.

1 177 (52.52%) Information Security
2 138 (40.95%) CISSP
3 102 (30.27%) Cybersecurity
4 99 (29.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 84 (24.93%) Security Cleared
5 84 (24.93%) Firewall
6 77 (22.85%) Windows
6 77 (22.85%) Penetration Testing
7 61 (18.10%) Cisco
8 57 (16.91%) SIEM
9 56 (16.62%) Python
10 55 (16.32%) DV Cleared
11 54 (16.02%) Finance
12 53 (15.73%) C
13 52 (15.43%) Network Security
14 51 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
15 50 (14.84%) Management Information System
16 49 (14.54%) Telecoms
17 46 (13.65%) C++
17 46 (13.65%) Cisco Certification
18 42 (12.46%) SANS
19 41 (12.17%) Unix
19 41 (12.17%) Degree
19 41 (12.17%) Nessus
20 40 (11.87%) Nmap
21 39 (11.57%) Computer Science
21 39 (11.57%) PCI DSS
22 38 (11.28%) SC Cleared
23 37 (10.98%) Java
23 37 (10.98%) Ethical Hacking

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 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (0.89%) nginx
2 2 (0.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.89%) IaaS
2 2 (0.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 84 (24.93%) Firewall
2 52 (15.43%) Network Security
3 31 (9.20%) Intrusion Detection
4 25 (7.42%) TCP/IP
5 22 (6.53%) LAN
5 22 (6.53%) WAN
6 18 (5.34%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (4.75%) Cisco PIX
8 13 (3.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (3.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (2.67%) Broadband
9 9 (2.67%) Internet
10 6 (1.78%) VPN
11 5 (1.48%) DNS
11 5 (1.48%) HTTP
11 5 (1.48%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.19%) FTP
12 4 (1.19%) HTTPS
12 4 (1.19%) SSL
13 3 (0.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.67%) Big Data
2 4 (1.19%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (8.90%) Metasploit
General
1 54 (16.02%) Finance
2 49 (14.54%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.82%) Legal
4 12 (3.56%) German Language
5 10 (2.97%) Military
5 10 (2.97%) Retail
6 7 (2.08%) Banking
7 5 (1.48%) Publishing
8 4 (1.19%) Back Office
8 4 (1.19%) French Language
8 4 (1.19%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.89%) .NET
1 3 (0.89%) Regular Expression
1 3 (0.89%) ZeroMQ
2 2 (0.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.30%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (14.84%) Management Information System
3 39 (11.57%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (3.56%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (2.97%) AS400
7 9 (2.67%) Cyber Attack
8 8 (2.37%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (2.08%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.19%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.89%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.89%) iSeries
11 3 (0.89%) Physics
11 3 (0.89%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.89%) Statistics
12 2 (0.59%) PKI
12 2 (0.59%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.85%) Windows
2 41 (12.17%) Unix
3 30 (8.90%) VxWorks
4 28 (8.31%) Linux
5 19 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.86%) Solaris
7 12 (3.56%) Windows 2000
7 12 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.26%) Windows Server
9 7 (2.08%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.89%) Android
10 3 (0.89%) CentOS
11 2 (0.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (52.52%) Information Security
2 102 (30.27%) Cybersecurity
3 77 (22.85%) Penetration Testing
4 57 (16.91%) SIEM
5 37 (10.98%) Ethical Hacking
5 37 (10.98%) Security Operations
6 36 (10.68%) Vulnerability Management
7 33 (9.79%) Risk Management
8 29 (8.61%) Security Management
9 28 (8.31%) Data Analysis
10 25 (7.42%) Source Code Analysis
11 23 (6.82%) Information Assurance
12 22 (6.53%) Incident Management
13 21 (6.23%) Information Security Governance
13 21 (6.23%) ITIL
14 18 (5.34%) Data Protection
15 16 (4.75%) Change Control
15 16 (4.75%) Computer Security
16 15 (4.45%) Information Security Management
16 15 (4.45%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.62%) Python
2 53 (15.73%) C
3 46 (13.65%) C++
4 37 (10.98%) Java
5 13 (3.86%) C#
6 6 (1.78%) Perl
7 5 (1.48%) SQL
8 3 (0.89%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 138 (40.95%) CISSP
2 84 (24.93%) Security Cleared
3 55 (16.32%) DV Cleared
4 46 (13.65%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (12.46%) SANS
6 41 (12.17%) Degree
7 38 (11.28%) SC Cleared
8 36 (10.68%) CEH
9 34 (10.09%) CISA
10 27 (8.01%) CCNA
11 25 (7.42%) SSCP
12 24 (7.12%) CRISC
13 19 (5.64%) CISM
14 16 (4.75%) OSCP
15 15 (4.45%) GIAC
16 13 (3.86%) CCIE
16 13 (3.86%) CCSE
17 12 (3.56%) CCNP
17 12 (3.56%) GCIH
18 11 (3.26%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (29.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (11.57%) PCI DSS
3 21 (6.23%) COBIT
4 16 (4.75%) RMADS
4 16 (4.75%) SLA
5 8 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.08%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.89%) GPG13
8 2 (0.59%) GxP
9 1 (0.30%) BS7799
9 1 (0.30%) SAS 70
System Software
1 9 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.08%) BitLocker
3 4 (1.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 41 (12.17%) Nessus
2 40 (11.87%) Nmap
3 13 (3.86%) RSA Archer
4 8 (2.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (2.08%) EnCase
6 4 (1.19%) OpenVAS
6 4 (1.19%) QRadar
7 3 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.89%) OpenView
7 3 (0.89%) OVSD
7 3 (0.89%) SCCM
7 3 (0.89%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.59%) MIIS
9 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (18.10%) Cisco
2 30 (8.90%) CheckPoint
3 28 (8.31%) F5
4 27 (8.01%) ArcSight
5 25 (7.42%) Qualys
6 24 (7.12%) Juniper
7 23 (6.82%) Microsoft
8 22 (6.53%) Intel Security
9 18 (5.34%) Splunk
10 14 (4.15%) Forcepoint
10 14 (4.15%) Palo Alto
10 14 (4.15%) Sourcefire
11 8 (2.37%) Blue Coat
11 8 (2.37%) IBM
12 7 (2.08%) AlienVault
12 7 (2.08%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.08%) HP
12 7 (2.08%) Intel
12 7 (2.08%) Trend Micro
12 7 (2.08%) VMware
Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £68,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Radley James Ltd
Salary: £45k - £50k pa + 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 7 days ago
Staines
Centrica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago