The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 431 450 429
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 16 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.077% 0.051% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.054% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 13
Average salary £53,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -0.64%
Security Operations 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
19850 22279 21260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.27% 94.82% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 16075 18103 17609
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the South East region.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in the South East

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in the South East

Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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 0 8 £57,500 +43.75%
Berkshire - 6 £34,000 -
Kent - 2 £53,500 -
Security Operations Analyst
England

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) SIEM
3 10 (40.00%) Analytics
4 9 (36.00%) Information Security
4 9 (36.00%) CCNA
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (32.00%) CISSP
5 8 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) McAfee
6 7 (28.00%) Cyber Security
7 6 (24.00%) CCNP
7 6 (24.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (16.00%) NetScreen
9 4 (16.00%) Juniper
9 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (16.00%) CCSA
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (16.00%) Splunk
9 4 (16.00%) JNCIA
9 4 (16.00%) JNCIE
9 4 (16.00%) CCSE
9 4 (16.00%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (12.00%) CEH
10 3 (12.00%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (24.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) NetScreen
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (8.00%) Internet
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security
4 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
5 1 (4.00%) HTTP
5 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) SIEM
2 10 (40.00%) Analytics
3 9 (36.00%) Information Security
4 7 (28.00%) Cyber Security
5 4 (16.00%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
6 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) ERP
7 2 (8.00%) Information Management
8 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Forensics
8 1 (4.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CCNA
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) CCNP
5 4 (16.00%) CCSA
5 4 (16.00%) JNCIA
5 4 (16.00%) JNCIE
5 4 (16.00%) CCSE
6 3 (12.00%) CEH
6 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (12.00%) CISM
7 2 (8.00%) GIAC
7 2 (8.00%) CISA
7 2 (8.00%) CCSP
7 2 (8.00%) Degree
8 1 (4.00%) GCIA
8 1 (4.00%) GCIH
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) McAfee
3 5 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
4 4 (16.00%) Splunk
5 2 (8.00%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (8.00%) SAP
6 1 (4.00%) Tripwire
6 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft