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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 328 350 303
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 110 77 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.36% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.38% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78 57 126
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £29,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
20563 20090 21958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.45% 94.87% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16586 16149 19149
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
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 average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +5 40 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Berkshire +14 28 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Surrey +6 16 £37,000 -17.77% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 14 £30,500 -26.06%
Oxfordshire -6 5 £37,500 +8.69%
Kent -8 5 £47,500 +71.17%
Middlesex - 3 £45,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 116 (47.54%) Information Security
2 97 (39.75%) SIEM
3 92 (37.70%) Firewall
4 71 (29.10%) Management Information System
5 65 (26.64%) CISSP
6 63 (25.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 59 (24.18%) Windows
7 59 (24.18%) Security Cleared
8 55 (22.54%) Degree
9 53 (21.72%) SC Cleared
10 51 (20.90%) ITIL
11 47 (19.26%) Security Management
12 45 (18.44%) CISM
13 43 (17.62%) CISA
14 42 (17.21%) UNIX
15 41 (16.80%) Linux
16 40 (16.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 40 (16.39%) Penetration Testing
16 40 (16.39%) Incident Management
17 39 (15.98%) Intrusion Detection
18 38 (15.57%) Cisco
18 38 (15.57%) GCIA
19 36 (14.75%) DV Cleared
20 33 (13.52%) Finance
20 33 (13.52%) COBIT
20 33 (13.52%) Security Testing
21 32 (13.11%) TCP/IP
21 32 (13.11%) Wireshark
21 32 (13.11%) tcpdump
21 32 (13.11%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.64%) Apache
1 4 (1.64%) Jetty
2 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.82%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.51%) MS Office
3 5 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) MS Project
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (37.70%) Firewall
2 39 (15.98%) Intrusion Detection
3 32 (13.11%) Wireshark
3 32 (13.11%) tcpdump
3 32 (13.11%) TCP/IP
4 28 (11.48%) LAN
5 23 (9.43%) WAN
6 22 (9.02%) Network Security
7 20 (8.20%) HTTP
8 19 (7.79%) DNS
9 18 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (6.97%) Internet
11 16 (6.56%) Cisco PIX
12 15 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (5.33%) SMTP
13 13 (5.33%) LDAP
13 13 (5.33%) FTP
14 4 (1.64%) VoIP
14 4 (1.64%) SSL
14 4 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.23%) MySQL
1 3 (1.23%) SAP BI
1 3 (1.23%) SAP HANA
2 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (13.52%) Finance
2 10 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.87%) Electronics
4 6 (2.46%) Military
5 4 (1.64%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.64%) French Language
6 3 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.46%) Web Services
2 3 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 71 (29.10%) Management Information System
2 30 (12.30%) Computer Science
3 13 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.87%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.05%) PKI
5 5 (2.05%) CESG
6 4 (1.64%) IPTV
6 4 (1.64%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.23%) CMDB
7 3 (1.23%) Statistics
8 2 (0.82%) Open Source
9 1 (0.41%) Physics
9 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.41%) DTV
9 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.18%) Windows
2 42 (17.21%) UNIX
3 41 (16.80%) Linux
4 17 (6.97%) Solaris
5 4 (1.64%) AIX
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (47.54%) Information Security
2 97 (39.75%) SIEM
3 51 (20.90%) ITIL
4 47 (19.26%) Security Management
5 40 (16.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 40 (16.39%) Penetration Testing
5 40 (16.39%) Incident Management
6 33 (13.52%) Security Testing
7 32 (13.11%) Cyber Security
8 21 (8.61%) Analytics
9 18 (7.38%) Network Architecture
9 18 (7.38%) Change Management
10 17 (6.97%) Information Assurance
11 15 (6.15%) E-Commerce
12 14 (5.74%) Information Security Management
12 14 (5.74%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (5.33%) Risk Analysis
13 13 (5.33%) Security Architecture
14 12 (4.92%) Change Control
15 11 (4.51%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.10%) SQL
2 9 (3.69%) C#
2 9 (3.69%) C++
3 7 (2.87%) Python
4 5 (2.05%) Java
5 3 (1.23%) C
6 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (26.64%) CISSP
2 59 (24.18%) Security Cleared
3 55 (22.54%) Degree
4 53 (21.72%) SC Cleared
5 45 (18.44%) CISM
6 43 (17.62%) CISA
7 38 (15.57%) GCIA
8 36 (14.75%) DV Cleared
9 28 (11.48%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (9.02%) GCIH
11 17 (6.97%) GIAC
12 16 (6.56%) CCSE
12 16 (6.56%) CCIE
13 13 (5.33%) SSCP
14 9 (3.69%) CEH
15 7 (2.87%) CISMP
15 7 (2.87%) CCNA
16 6 (2.46%) ISEB
17 5 (2.05%) CCNP
18 4 (1.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (25.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (13.52%) COBIT
3 29 (11.89%) PCI DSS
4 23 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (2.46%) SLA
6 5 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (2.05%) COSO
7 3 (1.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (8.61%) Snort
2 16 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.05%) Nessus
2 4 (1.64%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.82%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 38 (15.57%) Cisco
2 31 (12.70%) Sourcefire
3 27 (11.07%) Microsoft
4 24 (9.84%) CheckPoint
5 21 (8.61%) Qualys
6 20 (8.20%) F5
7 18 (7.38%) LogRhythm
8 11 (4.51%) ArcSight
9 10 (4.10%) VMware
9 10 (4.10%) IBM
10 9 (3.69%) Juniper
11 8 (3.28%) McAfee
11 8 (3.28%) Websense
12 7 (2.87%) HP
12 7 (2.87%) Splunk
13 4 (1.64%) Tripwire
13 4 (1.64%) SAP
14 3 (1.23%) Oracle
14 3 (1.23%) Blue Coat
15 2 (0.82%) TippingPoint
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