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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 315 320 322
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 130 105 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.59% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.53% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 111 90 102
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
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
20786 19977 21785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.59% 95.07% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16278 16494 18666
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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
Hampshire +37 71 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Surrey +1 31 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 9 £35,750 -10.62%
Berkshire -11 7 £50,000 +14.28% 1
Kent -2 6 £45,000 +48.76%
West Sussex -11 4 £33,500 +55.81% 1
Oxfordshire +2 1 £25,000 - 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 146 (54.07%) Information Security
2 107 (39.63%) SIEM
3 99 (36.67%) Firewall
4 91 (33.70%) Windows
5 84 (31.11%) Security Cleared
6 77 (28.52%) SC Cleared
7 74 (27.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 74 (27.41%) CISSP
8 73 (27.04%) UNIX
9 72 (26.67%) Management Information System
9 72 (26.67%) Degree
10 64 (23.70%) Penetration Testing
11 63 (23.33%) Linux
12 62 (22.96%) Sourcefire
13 57 (21.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 57 (21.11%) Finance
14 56 (20.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 54 (20.00%) DV Cleared
16 52 (19.26%) GCIA
17 51 (18.89%) ITIL
17 51 (18.89%) Microsoft
18 50 (18.52%) PCI DSS
19 48 (17.78%) Security Management
20 47 (17.41%) CISM
20 47 (17.41%) LAN
20 47 (17.41%) WAN
21 46 (17.04%) CISA
22 44 (16.30%) Analytics
23 40 (14.81%) Cyber Security
24 39 (14.44%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (2.22%) Apache
2 5 (1.85%) IIS
3 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.30%) MS Office
3 9 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 99 (36.67%) Firewall
2 57 (21.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 47 (17.41%) LAN
3 47 (17.41%) WAN
4 33 (12.22%) Wireshark
5 30 (11.11%) tcpdump
5 30 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 18 (6.67%) Internet
7 17 (6.30%) HTTP
7 17 (6.30%) DNS
7 17 (6.30%) Network Security
8 13 (4.81%) FTP
8 13 (4.81%) LDAP
8 13 (4.81%) SMTP
9 6 (2.22%) SSH
10 4 (1.48%) SSL
10 4 (1.48%) VPN
10 4 (1.48%) Wireless
10 4 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Metasploit
General
1 57 (21.11%) Finance
2 11 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.22%) Law
4 5 (1.85%) Electronics
5 4 (1.48%) Military
5 4 (1.48%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) French Language
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.22%) Web Services
2 3 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 72 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 24 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.22%) Cryptography
3 6 (2.22%) Open Source
3 6 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.85%) CESG
4 5 (1.85%) PKI
4 5 (1.85%) NHS
5 3 (1.11%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.37%) DTV
7 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 91 (33.70%) Windows
2 73 (27.04%) UNIX
3 63 (23.33%) Linux
4 24 (8.89%) Solaris
5 6 (2.22%) Windows 2000
5 6 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.48%) AIX
7 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.37%) CentOS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (54.07%) Information Security
2 107 (39.63%) SIEM
3 64 (23.70%) Penetration Testing
4 56 (20.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 51 (18.89%) ITIL
6 48 (17.78%) Security Management
7 44 (16.30%) Analytics
8 40 (14.81%) Cyber Security
9 39 (14.44%) Incident Management
10 36 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 34 (12.59%) Security Testing
12 26 (9.63%) Kalman Filter
12 26 (9.63%) Change Management
12 26 (9.63%) Network Architecture
13 19 (7.04%) Risk Analysis
13 19 (7.04%) Ethical Hacking
14 16 (5.93%) Information Security Management
15 15 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
16 14 (5.19%) Information Assurance
16 14 (5.19%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.07%) Python
2 7 (2.59%) Bash Shell
2 7 (2.59%) Ruby
2 7 (2.59%) PHP
3 6 (2.22%) C
3 6 (2.22%) C++
4 5 (1.85%) C#
4 5 (1.85%) SQL
5 3 (1.11%) Perl
6 1 (0.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 84 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 77 (28.52%) SC Cleared
3 74 (27.41%) CISSP
4 72 (26.67%) Degree
5 54 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 52 (19.26%) GCIA
7 47 (17.41%) CISM
8 46 (17.04%) CISA
9 30 (11.11%) GCIH
10 19 (7.04%) CEH
10 19 (7.04%) GIAC
10 19 (7.04%) SSCP
11 9 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (2.59%) CCNA
13 6 (2.22%) ISEB
14 5 (1.85%) MCP
14 5 (1.85%) MCSE
15 3 (1.11%) CRISC
16 2 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (27.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (18.52%) PCI DSS
3 34 (12.59%) COBIT
4 24 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (2.59%) SLA
6 3 (1.11%) COSO
6 3 (1.11%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (12.22%) Snort
2 10 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (2.96%) Nessus
2 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (22.96%) Sourcefire
2 51 (18.89%) Microsoft
3 38 (14.07%) LogRhythm
4 32 (11.85%) Qualys
5 28 (10.37%) Cisco
6 18 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 14 (5.19%) Juniper
8 10 (3.70%) F5
9 9 (3.33%) Blue Coat
10 8 (2.96%) McAfee
10 8 (2.96%) Websense
11 7 (2.59%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.22%) IBM
13 5 (1.85%) Crossbeam
13 5 (1.85%) Splunk
13 5 (1.85%) ArcSight
13 5 (1.85%) Tripwire
14 3 (1.11%) HP
15 2 (0.74%) Dell
15 2 (0.74%) Symantec
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
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Havant, Hampshire
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