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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / South East
Rank 296 301 369
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 90 150 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.78% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.81% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 81 108 58
Median salary £47,500 £47,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.52% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.27%

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
14451 18600 20106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.79% 96.74% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11988 15817 16337
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +10 20 £44,000 -7.36% 2
East Sussex +25 16 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +27 15 £53,750 +43.33% 4
Surrey +47 10 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Oxfordshire +17 10 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Kent +10 9 £38,500 +65.59% 1
Hampshire -37 5 £46,500 -7.00% 4
West Sussex +1 2 £43,750 -14.21% 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 92 (38.49%) Information Security
2 85 (35.56%) Security Operations
3 84 (35.15%) Firewall
4 78 (32.64%) SIEM
4 78 (32.64%) Cybersecurity
5 73 (30.54%) Windows
6 58 (24.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 55 (23.01%) Penetration Testing
7 55 (23.01%) Telecoms
8 54 (22.59%) Nessus
9 53 (22.18%) CISSP
10 51 (21.34%) Management Information System
11 49 (20.50%) Linux
12 48 (20.08%) ITIL
13 47 (19.67%) Network Security
14 45 (18.83%) Vulnerability Management
15 39 (16.32%) Risk Management
15 39 (16.32%) TCP/IP
15 39 (16.32%) Security Cleared
15 39 (16.32%) Security Monitoring
16 38 (15.90%) Incident Management
16 38 (15.90%) Security Management
17 37 (15.48%) Computer Science
17 37 (15.48%) Problem Management
18 36 (15.06%) Nmap
19 35 (14.64%) C++
19 35 (14.64%) ArcSight
20 34 (14.23%) PCI DSS
20 34 (14.23%) Java
20 34 (14.23%) Python

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 6 (2.51%) IIS
2 1 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) IaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (35.15%) Firewall
2 47 (19.67%) Network Security
3 39 (16.32%) TCP/IP
4 23 (9.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (9.21%) Broadband
6 12 (5.02%) LTE
7 9 (3.77%) HTTP
7 9 (3.77%) HTTPS
8 8 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (3.35%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (1.26%) Internet
9 3 (1.26%) VPN
10 2 (0.84%) LAN
10 2 (0.84%) WAN
10 2 (0.84%) Wireless
10 2 (0.84%) Wireless Security
11 1 (0.42%) DNS
11 1 (0.42%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.18%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.26%) Big Data
3 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (8.79%) Metasploit
General
1 55 (23.01%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.86%) German Language
3 13 (5.44%) Finance
4 12 (5.02%) Games
4 12 (5.02%) Legal
5 8 (3.35%) Dutch Language
5 8 (3.35%) French Language
5 8 (3.35%) Italian Language
5 8 (3.35%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.26%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.84%) Electronics
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.34%) Management Information System
2 37 (15.48%) Computer Science
3 33 (13.81%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (5.86%) CESG
5 11 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.60%) Cyber Attack
6 10 (4.18%) PKI
7 7 (2.93%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.09%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.84%) iPad
10 2 (0.84%) Physics
10 2 (0.84%) Shadow IT
10 2 (0.84%) Xbox
11 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 73 (30.54%) Windows
2 49 (20.50%) Linux
3 20 (8.37%) VxWorks
4 17 (7.11%) Unix
5 6 (2.51%) Solaris
5 6 (2.51%) Windows 2000
5 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (38.49%) Information Security
2 85 (35.56%) Security Operations
3 78 (32.64%) Cybersecurity
3 78 (32.64%) SIEM
4 58 (24.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 55 (23.01%) Penetration Testing
6 48 (20.08%) ITIL
7 45 (18.83%) Vulnerability Management
8 39 (16.32%) Risk Management
8 39 (16.32%) Security Monitoring
9 38 (15.90%) Incident Management
9 38 (15.90%) Security Management
10 37 (15.48%) Problem Management
11 32 (13.39%) Change Management
12 25 (10.46%) Risk Assessment
13 22 (9.21%) Ethical Hacking
14 20 (8.37%) Information Security Management
14 20 (8.37%) Source Code Analysis
15 18 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (7.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.64%) C++
2 34 (14.23%) C
2 34 (14.23%) Java
2 34 (14.23%) Python
3 15 (6.28%) Bash Shell
3 15 (6.28%) Perl
4 13 (5.44%) SQL
5 1 (0.42%) ABAP
5 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (22.18%) CISSP
2 39 (16.32%) Security Cleared
3 33 (13.81%) Degree
4 31 (12.97%) CISM
5 30 (12.55%) CEH
6 29 (12.13%) CISA
7 25 (10.46%) DV Cleared
7 25 (10.46%) SANS
8 12 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (5.02%) GSEC
8 12 (5.02%) OSCP
9 11 (4.60%) CCNA
10 10 (4.18%) GIAC
11 9 (3.77%) GCIA
12 7 (2.93%) GCIH
12 7 (2.93%) SC Cleared
13 6 (2.51%) CREST Certified
14 5 (2.09%) IISP
14 5 (2.09%) SSCP
15 4 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (14.23%) PCI DSS
2 33 (13.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.93%) GDPR
3 7 (2.93%) ISO27002
4 5 (2.09%) COBIT
5 4 (1.67%) SLA
6 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 13 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) Snort
3 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 54 (22.59%) Nessus
2 36 (15.06%) Nmap
3 15 (6.28%) OpenVAS
4 10 (4.18%) SCCM
5 5 (2.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.26%) QRadar
7 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.84%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.42%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (14.64%) ArcSight
2 25 (10.46%) Qualys
3 22 (9.21%) Splunk
4 20 (8.37%) Symantec
5 19 (7.95%) Cisco
6 15 (6.28%) CheckPoint
6 15 (6.28%) F5
6 15 (6.28%) Juniper
7 13 (5.44%) Blue Coat
8 10 (4.18%) Palo Alto
9 9 (3.77%) Microsoft
10 7 (2.93%) Sourcefire
11 6 (2.51%) Crossbeam
11 6 (2.51%) Forcepoint
11 6 (2.51%) HP
12 5 (2.09%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.67%) SAP
14 3 (1.26%) IBM
14 3 (1.26%) LogLogic
14 3 (1.26%) VMware
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