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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 300 321 331
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 155 118 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129 95 95
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,450 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21332 20818 22073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.81% 94.99% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17016 17146 18867
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 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +27 81 £45,000 +13.92% 11
Surrey +1 40 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 10 £41,250 +13.79% 2
Kent -12 10 £41,000 +2.50%
West Sussex -1 7 £43,500 +8.75%
Berkshire -19 7 £43,750 +7.36% 2
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 154 (54.61%) Information Security
2 110 (39.01%) SIEM
3 108 (38.30%) Windows
4 100 (35.46%) Firewall
5 96 (34.04%) Security Cleared
6 88 (31.21%) SC Cleared
7 78 (27.66%) Penetration Testing
7 78 (27.66%) UNIX
8 72 (25.53%) Linux
9 70 (24.82%) Finance
10 69 (24.47%) Degree
11 68 (24.11%) Sourcefire
12 67 (23.76%) Intrusion Detection
12 67 (23.76%) Management Information System
13 66 (23.40%) CISSP
14 64 (22.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 63 (22.34%) DV Cleared
16 61 (21.63%) LAN
16 61 (21.63%) WAN
17 60 (21.28%) Microsoft
18 59 (20.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 54 (19.15%) Security Management
20 50 (17.73%) GCIA
21 44 (15.60%) Analytics
22 43 (15.25%) ITIL
23 42 (14.89%) PCI DSS
24 41 (14.54%) Wireshark
25 40 (14.18%) Cyber Security
25 40 (14.18%) LogRhythm
26 39 (13.83%) Snort

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (2.13%) Apache
2 5 (1.77%) IIS
3 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 34 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (4.96%) MS Office
4 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 100 (35.46%) Firewall
2 67 (23.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 61 (21.63%) LAN
3 61 (21.63%) WAN
4 41 (14.54%) Wireshark
5 35 (12.41%) tcpdump
6 33 (11.70%) TCP/IP
7 23 (8.16%) HTTP
8 21 (7.45%) Internet
9 18 (6.38%) LDAP
9 18 (6.38%) SMTP
9 18 (6.38%) FTP
9 18 (6.38%) DNS
10 11 (3.90%) Network Security
11 7 (2.48%) VPN
12 6 (2.13%) SSH
13 5 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.77%) SSL
14 4 (1.42%) Wireless
15 3 (1.06%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
General
1 70 (24.82%) Finance
2 17 (6.03%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.48%) Law
4 5 (1.77%) Electronics
5 4 (1.42%) Military
5 4 (1.42%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.71%) Banking
6 2 (0.71%) Retail
6 2 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.42%) .NET
2 3 (1.06%) Middleware
2 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (23.76%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.19%) CESG
4 8 (2.84%) Cryptography
4 8 (2.84%) Open Source
5 6 (2.13%) PKI
6 5 (1.77%) NHS
7 3 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.06%) SCADA
8 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.35%) DTV
8 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 108 (38.30%) Windows
2 78 (27.66%) UNIX
3 72 (25.53%) Linux
4 26 (9.22%) Solaris
5 6 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.77%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.42%) AIX
7 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) Android
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (54.61%) Information Security
2 110 (39.01%) SIEM
3 78 (27.66%) Penetration Testing
4 59 (20.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 54 (19.15%) Security Management
6 44 (15.60%) Analytics
7 43 (15.25%) ITIL
8 40 (14.18%) Cyber Security
9 38 (13.48%) E-Commerce
10 37 (13.12%) Incident Management
10 37 (13.12%) Security Testing
11 28 (9.93%) Change Management
12 25 (8.87%) Ethical Hacking
13 21 (7.45%) Computer Forensics
13 21 (7.45%) Network Architecture
14 18 (6.38%) Network Management
15 15 (5.32%) Risk Analysis
15 15 (5.32%) Information Assurance
16 14 (4.96%) Network Design
17 13 (4.61%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.74%) Python
2 13 (4.61%) C
3 10 (3.55%) C++
3 10 (3.55%) Bash Shell
3 10 (3.55%) Ruby
4 9 (3.19%) C#
5 8 (2.84%) PHP
6 7 (2.48%) Java
6 7 (2.48%) Perl
7 6 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 88 (31.21%) SC Cleared
3 69 (24.47%) Degree
4 66 (23.40%) CISSP
5 63 (22.34%) DV Cleared
6 50 (17.73%) GCIA
7 38 (13.48%) CISM
8 34 (12.06%) CISA
9 30 (10.64%) GCIH
10 23 (8.16%) GIAC
11 19 (6.74%) CEH
12 11 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (3.55%) SSCP
14 7 (2.48%) CCNA
14 7 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.77%) CRISC
15 5 (1.77%) MCSE
15 5 (1.77%) MCP
16 3 (1.06%) CISMP
16 3 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (22.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (14.89%) PCI DSS
3 30 (10.64%) COBIT
4 21 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 6 (2.13%) SLA
6 4 (1.42%) COSO
7 3 (1.06%) HIPAA
System Software
1 39 (13.83%) Snort
2 8 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) Nmap
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.13%) Nessus
2 1 (0.35%) SCCM
2 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 68 (24.11%) Sourcefire
2 60 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 40 (14.18%) LogRhythm
4 35 (12.41%) Qualys
5 26 (9.22%) Cisco
6 16 (5.67%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.55%) Juniper
8 9 (3.19%) F5
9 8 (2.84%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.13%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.42%) Crossbeam
11 4 (1.42%) Splunk
12 3 (1.06%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.06%) Coverity
12 3 (1.06%) McAfee
13 2 (0.71%) Apple
13 2 (0.71%) Sophos
13 2 (0.71%) Websense
13 2 (0.71%) Tripwire
14 1 (0.35%) Rapid7
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