The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Cybersecurity Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Analyst
UK
Rank 749 855 914
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 100 84 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.084% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.087% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 70 55 31
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Cybersecurity Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

Cybersecurity Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
England +101 99 £47,500 -13.63% 17
London +101 61 £60,000 -4.00% 6
South East +46 15 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Buckinghamshire - 11 £55,000 - 3
Milton Keynes - 11 £55,000 - 3
Canary Wharf - 11 £45,000 -
South West +14 10 £33,581 +46.00% 1
City of London +28 6 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Bristol - 6 £27,000 -
Leeds - 5 £21,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £21,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £21,000 -
West Midlands +5 4 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Devon - 3 £33,581 -
Exeter - 3 £33,581 -
Berkshire +51 2 £53,000 -7.82% 1
East of England +23 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Birmingham -12 2 £38,750 -29.54% 1
North West -16 2 £32,500 -59.37% 3
Manchester -21 2 £32,500 -59.37% 3
Warwickshire - 2 £22,500 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £22,500 -
Reading +38 1 £53,000 -7.82% 1
Surrey +33 1 £60,000 - 2
Banbury +9 1 £100,000 +185.71%
Oxfordshire +8 1 £100,000 +142.42%
Hertfordshire 0 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Gloucestershire -25 1 £45,000 +95.65% 1
Norfolk - 1 £50,000 -
Norwich - 1 £50,000 -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Cybersecurity 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 featuring Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

1 200 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 89 (44.50%) Penetration Testing
3 87 (43.50%) CISSP
4 77 (38.50%) Information Security
5 74 (37.00%) SIEM
6 64 (32.00%) Python
7 58 (29.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 55 (27.50%) ITIL
9 50 (25.00%) CEH
10 47 (23.50%) CISA
11 44 (22.00%) SLA
11 44 (22.00%) Security Architecture
12 43 (21.50%) Windows
12 43 (21.50%) Security Operations
13 42 (21.00%) Firewall
13 42 (21.00%) Degree
14 40 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
15 36 (18.00%) CISM
16 35 (17.50%) Linux
17 34 (17.00%) Finance
17 34 (17.00%) Security Cleared
18 28 (14.00%) SANS
18 28 (14.00%) Analytics
19 27 (13.50%) Java
20 26 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
21 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
22 24 (12.00%) SQL
22 24 (12.00%) Splunk
22 24 (12.00%) Security Operations Centre

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.50%) MS Office
1 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.50%) SaaS
2 4 (2.00%) Office 365
3 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.00%) Firewall
2 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 23 (11.50%) Network Security
4 18 (9.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (8.00%) HTTP
6 12 (6.00%) Broadband
6 12 (6.00%) HTTPS
6 12 (6.00%) LTE
7 5 (2.50%) SMTP
8 4 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.00%) SSL
8 4 (2.00%) Wireless
9 3 (1.50%) DNS
9 3 (1.50%) IMAP
9 3 (1.50%) LAN
9 3 (1.50%) POP3
9 3 (1.50%) WAN
9 3 (1.50%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.00%) FTP
10 2 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (10.50%) Metasploit
2 6 (3.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.00%) Selenium
General
1 34 (17.00%) Finance
2 21 (10.50%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.00%) French Language
3 12 (6.00%) German Language
4 9 (4.50%) Banking
5 8 (4.00%) Dutch Language
5 8 (4.00%) Italian Language
5 8 (4.00%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.50%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.50%) Retail
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.50%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.50%) PCRE
2 1 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
2 24 (12.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 20 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 18 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.50%) Cryptography
5 13 (6.50%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
7 7 (3.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.50%) Cybercrime
8 5 (2.50%) Statistics
9 4 (2.00%) CESG
9 4 (2.00%) PKI
10 3 (1.50%) Fintech
10 3 (1.50%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.50%) iPhone
12 1 (0.50%) Physics
12 1 (0.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.50%) Windows
2 35 (17.50%) Linux
3 20 (10.00%) VxWorks
4 6 (3.00%) CentOS
4 6 (3.00%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 89 (44.50%) Penetration Testing
3 77 (38.50%) Information Security
4 74 (37.00%) SIEM
5 58 (29.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 55 (27.50%) ITIL
7 44 (22.00%) Security Architecture
8 43 (21.50%) Security Operations
9 40 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (14.00%) Analytics
11 26 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (11.50%) Risk Management
13 21 (10.50%) Ethical Hacking
14 20 (10.00%) Incident Management
14 20 (10.00%) Source Code Analysis
15 19 (9.50%) Security Monitoring
16 17 (8.50%) Data Loss Prevention
17 15 (7.50%) Malware Analysis
18 14 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
19 13 (6.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 64 (32.00%) Python
2 27 (13.50%) Java
3 24 (12.00%) SQL
4 23 (11.50%) JavaScript
5 22 (11.00%) C
6 20 (10.00%) C++
7 18 (9.00%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.00%) PHP
9 7 (3.50%) Ruby
10 2 (1.00%) Perl
11 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (43.50%) CISSP
2 50 (25.00%) CEH
3 47 (23.50%) CISA
4 42 (21.00%) Degree
5 36 (18.00%) CISM
6 34 (17.00%) Security Cleared
7 28 (14.00%) SANS
8 21 (10.50%) DV Cleared
9 16 (8.00%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (8.00%) GCIA
9 16 (8.00%) GIAC
9 16 (8.00%) Security+ Certification
10 13 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (6.50%) GCIH
11 12 (6.00%) CCNP
11 12 (6.00%) CREST Certified
12 10 (5.00%) ISEB
13 8 (4.00%) SC Cleared
14 7 (3.50%) CISMP
14 7 (3.50%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.00%) SLA
2 20 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (8.50%) PCI DSS
4 13 (6.50%) COBIT
5 3 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.50%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.50%) Snort
3 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (10.50%) Nessus
1 21 (10.50%) Nmap
2 5 (2.50%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.00%) EnCase
4 1 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.50%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.50%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 24 (12.00%) Splunk
2 18 (9.00%) ArcSight
3 15 (7.50%) Cisco
4 13 (6.50%) Qualys
5 12 (6.00%) LogRhythm
6 11 (5.50%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.50%) Palo Alto
8 6 (3.00%) Intel Security
8 6 (3.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.00%) Trend Micro
10 3 (1.50%) HP
11 2 (1.00%) Blue Coat
11 2 (1.00%) FireEye
11 2 (1.00%) Forcepoint
11 2 (1.00%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.00%) VMware
12 1 (0.50%) Rapid7
12 1 (0.50%) Tripwire
12 1 (0.50%) Varonis
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-65,000k base, 10% bonus and strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
University of Surrey
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
University of Surrey
Salary: £39,324- up to £55,000
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago