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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 304 346 341
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 136 95 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.47% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 113 80 96
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £24,600 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
20400 20187 21628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16022 16693 18505
Average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 October 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 October 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 +49 80 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Surrey -2 26 £43,500 +8.75%
Berkshire +5 13 £55,000 +25.71% 5
Buckinghamshire -3 7 - -
West Sussex -9 5 £33,500 +55.81%
Kent -8 4 £47,500 +57.02%
Oxfordshire +1 1 £25,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 147 (54.65%) Information Security
2 109 (40.52%) SIEM
3 100 (37.17%) Firewall
4 85 (31.60%) Windows
5 77 (28.62%) Degree
6 76 (28.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 75 (27.88%) Security Cleared
7 75 (27.88%) Management Information System
8 74 (27.51%) CISSP
9 71 (26.39%) SC Cleared
10 68 (25.28%) UNIX
11 66 (24.54%) Penetration Testing
12 60 (22.30%) Linux
13 58 (21.56%) ITIL
14 57 (21.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 52 (19.33%) Sourcefire
15 52 (19.33%) Intrusion Detection
15 52 (19.33%) Finance
16 51 (18.96%) PCI DSS
17 50 (18.59%) DV Cleared
17 50 (18.59%) Security Management
17 50 (18.59%) CISA
18 49 (18.22%) GCIA
19 46 (17.10%) CISM
20 44 (16.36%) LAN
21 43 (15.99%) Incident Management
22 42 (15.61%) WAN
22 42 (15.61%) Microsoft
23 37 (13.75%) COBIT
23 37 (13.75%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (2.23%) Apache
2 3 (1.12%) IIS
3 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.74%) Jetty
Applications
1 17 (6.32%) MS Excel
1 17 (6.32%) MS Office
2 6 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 100 (37.17%) Firewall
2 52 (19.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 44 (16.36%) LAN
4 42 (15.61%) WAN
5 32 (11.90%) Wireshark
6 31 (11.52%) TCP/IP
7 29 (10.78%) tcpdump
8 20 (7.43%) Network Security
9 18 (6.69%) HTTP
10 17 (6.32%) Internet
11 16 (5.95%) DNS
12 12 (4.46%) FTP
12 12 (4.46%) LDAP
12 12 (4.46%) SMTP
13 7 (2.60%) Wireless
14 6 (2.23%) SSH
15 4 (1.49%) SSL
15 4 (1.49%) VPN
16 3 (1.12%) Multicast
16 3 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Metasploit
General
1 52 (19.33%) Finance
2 11 (4.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.23%) Electronics
4 5 (1.86%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.86%) Military
5 3 (1.12%) French Language
6 2 (0.74%) Law
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
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 (2.23%) Web Services
2 3 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 75 (27.88%) Management Information System
2 28 (10.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.60%) Cryptography
5 6 (2.23%) PKI
6 5 (1.86%) CESG
7 4 (1.49%) Open Source
8 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.12%) IPTV
8 3 (1.12%) Statistics
9 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.37%) NHS
9 1 (0.37%) DTV
9 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 85 (31.60%) Windows
2 68 (25.28%) UNIX
3 60 (22.30%) Linux
4 23 (8.55%) Solaris
5 7 (2.60%) Windows 2000
6 6 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.49%) AIX
9 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (54.65%) Information Security
2 109 (40.52%) SIEM
3 66 (24.54%) Penetration Testing
4 58 (21.56%) ITIL
5 57 (21.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 50 (18.59%) Security Management
7 43 (15.99%) Incident Management
8 37 (13.75%) Analytics
9 36 (13.38%) Cyber Security
10 35 (13.01%) E-Commerce
11 34 (12.64%) Security Testing
12 27 (10.04%) Change Management
13 26 (9.67%) Network Architecture
14 22 (8.18%) Kalman Filter
15 19 (7.06%) Risk Analysis
16 18 (6.69%) Information Security Management
17 16 (5.95%) Information Assurance
17 16 (5.95%) Ethical Hacking
18 15 (5.58%) Coaching
19 14 (5.20%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.72%) Python
2 6 (2.23%) C#
2 6 (2.23%) C++
3 5 (1.86%) Ruby
3 5 (1.86%) Bash Shell
3 5 (1.86%) C
3 5 (1.86%) PHP
3 5 (1.86%) SQL
4 3 (1.12%) Perl
5 1 (0.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 77 (28.62%) Degree
2 75 (27.88%) Security Cleared
3 74 (27.51%) CISSP
4 71 (26.39%) SC Cleared
5 50 (18.59%) DV Cleared
5 50 (18.59%) CISA
6 49 (18.22%) GCIA
7 46 (17.10%) CISM
8 26 (9.67%) GCIH
9 19 (7.06%) SSCP
10 16 (5.95%) GIAC
11 14 (5.20%) CEH
12 12 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (3.72%) CCNA
14 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (2.23%) ISEB
15 6 (2.23%) MCP
15 6 (2.23%) MCSE
16 3 (1.12%) CCDP
17 2 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (28.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (18.96%) PCI DSS
3 37 (13.75%) COBIT
4 26 (9.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 7 (2.60%) SLA
6 3 (1.12%) COSO
6 3 (1.12%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (10.41%) Snort
2 12 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (2.97%) Nessus
2 3 (1.12%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (19.33%) Sourcefire
2 42 (15.61%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.90%) LogRhythm
4 29 (10.78%) Cisco
4 29 (10.78%) Qualys
5 16 (5.95%) CheckPoint
6 11 (4.09%) Juniper
7 8 (2.97%) McAfee
7 8 (2.97%) IBM
8 7 (2.60%) Blue Coat
8 7 (2.60%) F5
8 7 (2.60%) ArcSight
8 7 (2.60%) HP
9 6 (2.23%) Websense
9 6 (2.23%) Splunk
10 5 (1.86%) Tripwire
10 5 (1.86%) Crossbeam
10 5 (1.86%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.74%) Symantec
11 2 (0.74%) Citrix
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