The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 313 247 330
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 135 199 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.87% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.92% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 127 149 105
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,341
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +13.18%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23021 21689 23440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.64% 94.95% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 18373 17978 20301
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Security Analyst
England

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -22 57 £45,000 - 6
Surrey +8 29 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Oxfordshire -4 20 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Berkshire -55 16 £35,000 - 1
Kent -18 10 £23,000 -
West Sussex -5 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 101 (46.54%) Information Security
2 89 (41.01%) Windows
3 69 (31.80%) Linux
4 65 (29.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 64 (29.49%) Firewall
6 62 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 60 (27.65%) SIEM
8 51 (23.50%) Finance
9 50 (23.04%) CISSP
10 49 (22.58%) WAN
10 49 (22.58%) LAN
11 48 (22.12%) SC Cleared
11 48 (22.12%) Penetration Testing
12 46 (21.20%) Microsoft
13 40 (18.43%) Sourcefire
14 39 (17.97%) MS Excel
15 35 (16.13%) UNIX
15 35 (16.13%) Management Information System
16 34 (15.67%) Cisco
16 34 (15.67%) Snort
16 34 (15.67%) DV Cleared
17 33 (15.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 33 (15.21%) Degree
18 32 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 31 (14.29%) TCP/IP
20 28 (12.90%) Security Management
20 28 (12.90%) Wireshark
21 23 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
21 23 (10.60%) Solaris
22 22 (10.14%) C

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (1.84%) IIS
1 4 (1.84%) Apache
2 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (17.97%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 65 (29.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 64 (29.49%) Firewall
3 49 (22.58%) WAN
3 49 (22.58%) LAN
4 31 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 28 (12.90%) Wireshark
6 20 (9.22%) tcpdump
6 20 (9.22%) Network Security
7 18 (8.29%) Internet
8 16 (7.37%) HTTP
8 16 (7.37%) LDAP
9 15 (6.91%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (6.45%) FTP
10 14 (6.45%) SMTP
11 13 (5.99%) DNS
12 12 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (3.23%) VPN
14 4 (1.84%) SSL
15 3 (1.38%) IPsec
15 3 (1.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.84%) MySQL
2 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Metasploit
General
1 51 (23.50%) Finance
2 22 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.69%) Law
4 3 (1.38%) Military
4 3 (1.38%) Legal
4 3 (1.38%) Electronics
4 3 (1.38%) French Language
5 2 (0.92%) Banking
5 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.46%) Publishing
6 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.76%) .NET
2 4 (1.84%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.46%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.15%) Open Source
3 9 (4.15%) SCADA
4 5 (2.30%) CESG
5 4 (1.84%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.84%) PKI
5 4 (1.84%) NHS
6 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.92%) Physics
7 2 (0.92%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) Clustering
8 1 (0.46%) iSeries
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 89 (41.01%) Windows
2 69 (31.80%) Linux
3 35 (16.13%) UNIX
4 23 (10.60%) Solaris
5 13 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.69%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.69%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.23%) AIX
8 6 (2.76%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.92%) Android
10 2 (0.92%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.92%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.46%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (46.54%) Information Security
2 60 (27.65%) SIEM
3 48 (22.12%) Penetration Testing
4 33 (15.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 28 (12.90%) Security Management
6 22 (10.14%) Risk Management
7 19 (8.76%) Reverse Engineering
7 19 (8.76%) ITIL
8 18 (8.29%) Computer Forensics
9 17 (7.83%) Security Testing
9 17 (7.83%) Cyber Security
9 17 (7.83%) Analytics
10 16 (7.37%) Incident Management
10 16 (7.37%) Ethical Hacking
11 15 (6.91%) Network Management
12 14 (6.45%) Data Protection
13 13 (5.99%) Change Management
14 11 (5.07%) Change Control
14 11 (5.07%) Static Code Analysis
15 10 (4.61%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.14%) C
2 21 (9.68%) Python
3 19 (8.76%) Java
4 18 (8.29%) C++
5 15 (6.91%) C#
6 14 (6.45%) Ruby
7 12 (5.53%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.23%) Perl
9 5 (2.30%) PHP
9 5 (2.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 50 (23.04%) CISSP
3 48 (22.12%) SC Cleared
4 34 (15.67%) DV Cleared
5 33 (15.21%) Degree
6 23 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (9.68%) CCNA
8 20 (9.22%) CISM
9 18 (8.29%) CEH
10 15 (6.91%) GIAC
11 13 (5.99%) GCIA
12 12 (5.53%) GCIH
13 11 (5.07%) CISA
14 8 (3.69%) JNCIA
14 8 (3.69%) CCSA
15 7 (3.23%) CISMP
16 5 (2.30%) CRISC
17 2 (0.92%) GSEC
17 2 (0.92%) ISACA
17 2 (0.92%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (9.68%) SLA
3 16 (7.37%) COBIT
4 13 (5.99%) PCI DSS
5 8 (3.69%) COSO
6 4 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (15.67%) Snort
2 5 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Nessus
2 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 40 (18.43%) Sourcefire
3 34 (15.67%) Cisco
4 20 (9.22%) CheckPoint
5 17 (7.83%) Qualys
5 17 (7.83%) Juniper
6 16 (7.37%) LogRhythm
7 15 (6.91%) Blue Coat
7 15 (6.91%) F5
8 13 (5.99%) Red Hat
8 13 (5.99%) Websense
9 10 (4.61%) Sun
10 9 (4.15%) ArcSight
11 7 (3.23%) McAfee
12 6 (2.76%) IBM
13 5 (2.30%) Splunk
13 5 (2.30%) Coverity
13 5 (2.30%) Huawei
14 3 (1.38%) VMware
14 3 (1.38%) Sophos
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