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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Analyst
Rank 815 911 948
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 116 54 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.049% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.051% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 86 46 35
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -22.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £21,000 £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 2016 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 24 July 2016. 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 trends)
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 +113 116 £50,000 +17.64% 10
South East +67 49 £60,000 +50.00% 3
London +72 37 £60,500 +83.33% 4
Oxfordshire -7 29 £60,000 +60.00% 1
South West +18 13 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -2 11 £45,000 - 1
Banbury -1 10 £63,750 +30.76% 1
Berkshire +15 8 £48,750 -15.21% 1
Reading +19 7 £48,750 -15.21%
East of England - 7 £36,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £36,000 -
Watford - 6 £36,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £65,000 -
Surrey - 5 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire +34 4 £21,000 -54.34% 1
Basingstoke - 4 £65,000 -
Leeds - 4 £21,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £21,000 -
West Midlands -4 3 £45,000 +20.20% 1
Cheltenham -14 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Manchester - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol +16 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £39,000 -
Kent - 2 £47,500 -
City of London +67 1 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £50,000 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £22,500 -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 93 (51.67%) Windows
3 72 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 68 (37.78%) SIEM
5 67 (37.22%) Security Cleared
5 67 (37.22%) Linux
6 62 (34.44%) Python
7 51 (28.33%) Information Security
8 46 (25.56%) Telecoms
8 46 (25.56%) Java
9 45 (25.00%) Firewall
10 44 (24.44%) Ethical Hacking
10 44 (24.44%) Security Operations
11 43 (23.89%) Nmap
11 43 (23.89%) Nessus
12 41 (22.78%) C++
12 41 (22.78%) CISSP
13 40 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
13 40 (22.22%) Metasploit
14 37 (20.56%) C
15 36 (20.00%) VxWorks
15 36 (20.00%) Source Code Analysis
16 34 (18.89%) TCP/IP
17 32 (17.78%) SQL
17 32 (17.78%) Malware Analysis
18 30 (16.67%) GIAC
18 30 (16.67%) DV Cleared
19 28 (15.56%) Finance
19 28 (15.56%) CISM
20 27 (15.00%) Splunk

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 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.56%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) MS Project
1 5 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.00%) Firewall
2 40 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 34 (18.89%) TCP/IP
4 22 (12.22%) Network Security
5 16 (8.89%) HTTP
6 14 (7.78%) DNS
7 12 (6.67%) SMTP
8 8 (4.44%) Broadband
8 8 (4.44%) SSL
9 7 (3.89%) LTE
10 5 (2.78%) LAN
10 5 (2.78%) WAN
11 4 (2.22%) HTTPS
11 4 (2.22%) Internet
11 4 (2.22%) SNMP
11 4 (2.22%) Wireshark
12 2 (1.11%) FTP
12 2 (1.11%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (1.11%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.00%) Big Data
2 4 (2.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.11%) DB2
3 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (22.22%) Metasploit
2 8 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.44%) Selenium
3 1 (0.56%) AppScan
General
1 46 (25.56%) Telecoms
2 28 (15.56%) Finance
3 7 (3.89%) Legal
4 5 (2.78%) Law
5 2 (1.11%) Military
5 2 (1.11%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) .NET
1 1 (0.56%) HTML
1 1 (0.56%) Lucene
1 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
1 1 (0.56%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 21 (11.67%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.78%) Cyber Attack
5 13 (7.22%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.11%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (5.56%) PKI
8 9 (5.00%) Cryptography
8 9 (5.00%) Digital Media
9 8 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (3.33%) Mathematics
11 4 (2.22%) Physics
11 4 (2.22%) Smartphone
11 4 (2.22%) Statistics
12 3 (1.67%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (1.11%) CESG
13 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
13 2 (1.11%) iPad
13 2 (1.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 93 (51.67%) Windows
2 67 (37.22%) Linux
3 36 (20.00%) VxWorks
4 25 (13.89%) Unix
5 14 (7.78%) Solaris
6 9 (5.00%) CentOS
7 4 (2.22%) Android
8 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.11%) FreeBSD
9 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.56%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 72 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 68 (37.78%) SIEM
4 51 (28.33%) Information Security
5 44 (24.44%) Ethical Hacking
5 44 (24.44%) Security Operations
6 36 (20.00%) Source Code Analysis
7 32 (17.78%) Malware Analysis
8 27 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (13.89%) Analytics
10 22 (12.22%) Reverse Engineering
11 21 (11.67%) Open Source
12 20 (11.11%) ITIL
13 18 (10.00%) Data Analysis
14 14 (7.78%) Incident Management
15 13 (7.22%) Threat Detection
16 12 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (5.56%) Change Management
17 10 (5.56%) Risk Management
18 9 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (34.44%) Python
2 46 (25.56%) Java
3 41 (22.78%) C++
4 37 (20.56%) C
5 32 (17.78%) SQL
6 20 (11.11%) Ruby
7 16 (8.89%) Perl
8 10 (5.56%) PHP
9 9 (5.00%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.89%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.33%) C#
12 2 (1.11%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 67 (37.22%) Security Cleared
2 41 (22.78%) CISSP
3 30 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 30 (16.67%) GIAC
4 28 (15.56%) CISM
5 25 (13.89%) GCIH
6 24 (13.33%) Degree
7 23 (12.78%) SC Cleared
8 22 (12.22%) SANS
9 18 (10.00%) GCIA
10 14 (7.78%) CEH
11 8 (4.44%) ISEB
11 8 (4.44%) ISTQB
12 7 (3.89%) SSCP
13 6 (3.33%) CNA
13 6 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (3.33%) Novell Certification
13 6 (3.33%) OSCP
14 5 (2.78%) CISA
15 4 (2.22%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.78%) COBIT
4 3 (1.67%) ISO27002
5 2 (1.11%) COSO
5 2 (1.11%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.11%) Snort
2 10 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 43 (23.89%) Nessus
1 43 (23.89%) Nmap
2 23 (12.78%) EnCase
3 14 (7.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.56%) FTK
4 1 (0.56%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.56%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
4 1 (0.56%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (15.00%) Splunk
2 17 (9.44%) Cisco
3 16 (8.89%) Fortinet
3 16 (8.89%) Trend Micro
4 11 (6.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.33%) Qualys
6 6 (3.33%) Sun
7 5 (2.78%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.67%) Intel
8 3 (1.67%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.67%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.11%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.11%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.11%) Juniper
9 2 (1.11%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.11%) Veracode
10 1 (0.56%) Bomgar
10 1 (0.56%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.56%) Kaseya
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago