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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Analyst
Rank 835 935 958
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 97 43 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.039% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.040% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 72 41 29
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,000 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 29 June 2016 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top 27 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 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 +103 97 £50,000 +11.11% 7
South East +55 39 £55,000 +0.91% 2
London +54 34 £60,500 +34.44% 3
Oxfordshire +9 24 £60,000 +60.00% 1
South West +21 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Gloucestershire +5 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Banbury -1 8 £33,750 -38.63% 1
Berkshire +21 7 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Reading +20 7 £50,000 -13.04%
Cheltenham -8 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £21,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £21,000 -
Leeds - 5 £21,000 -
Hampshire +4 4 £65,000 +18.18%
Basingstoke - 3 £64,500 -
Manchester - 3 £40,000 - 1
Surrey - 3 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £36,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 3 £36,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £46,250 -
Warwickshire - 2 £46,250 -
Watford - 2 £36,000 -
Kent +10 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £50,000 -
Guildford - 1 £39,000 -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 87 (50.29%) Windows
3 73 (42.20%) Penetration Testing
4 71 (41.04%) SIEM
5 65 (37.57%) Security Cleared
6 60 (34.68%) Python
7 59 (34.10%) Linux
8 52 (30.06%) Firewall
9 51 (29.48%) Information Security
10 48 (27.75%) Ethical Hacking
11 47 (27.17%) Nmap
11 47 (27.17%) Nessus
12 46 (26.59%) Metasploit
13 45 (26.01%) C++
13 45 (26.01%) Java
14 44 (25.43%) CISSP
15 43 (24.86%) Telecoms
16 38 (21.97%) C
17 35 (20.23%) VxWorks
17 35 (20.23%) Intrusion Detection
18 34 (19.65%) Security Operations
19 33 (19.08%) Source Code Analysis
20 31 (17.92%) GCIH
20 31 (17.92%) TCP/IP
20 31 (17.92%) Malware Analysis
21 30 (17.34%) SQL
22 29 (16.76%) Management Information System
22 29 (16.76%) DV Cleared
23 28 (16.18%) Vulnerability Management
24 27 (15.61%) 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 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) MS Project
1 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (30.06%) Firewall
2 35 (20.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 31 (17.92%) TCP/IP
4 23 (13.29%) Network Security
5 19 (10.98%) DNS
6 15 (8.67%) HTTP
7 12 (6.94%) SMTP
8 11 (6.36%) Wireshark
9 9 (5.20%) LAN
9 9 (5.20%) SSL
9 9 (5.20%) WAN
10 8 (4.62%) Broadband
10 8 (4.62%) Reverse Proxy
10 8 (4.62%) tcpdump
11 6 (3.47%) Internet
12 5 (2.89%) LTE
13 4 (2.31%) HTTPS
13 4 (2.31%) SNMP
14 2 (1.16%) FTP
15 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.25%) Big Data
2 4 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (26.59%) Metasploit
2 5 (2.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.89%) Selenium
3 1 (0.58%) AppScan
General
1 43 (24.86%) Telecoms
2 26 (15.03%) Finance
3 14 (8.09%) Law
4 8 (4.62%) Legal
5 6 (3.47%) Military
6 2 (1.16%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.73%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) Lucene
2 1 (0.58%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.58%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.76%) Management Information System
2 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (12.72%) Cyberthreat
4 17 (9.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (9.25%) PKI
6 11 (6.36%) Cyber Attack
7 9 (5.20%) Digital Media
8 8 (4.62%) Cryptography
9 7 (4.05%) Computer Science
10 6 (3.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (2.31%) Mathematics
11 4 (2.31%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.73%) Driving Licence
13 2 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (1.16%) iPad
13 2 (1.16%) Physics
14 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.58%) Robotics
14 1 (0.58%) SCADA
14 1 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 87 (50.29%) Windows
2 59 (34.10%) Linux
3 35 (20.23%) VxWorks
4 27 (15.61%) Unix
5 19 (10.98%) Solaris
6 9 (5.20%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.62%) FreeBSD
7 8 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.47%) CentOS
9 4 (2.31%) Android
10 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 73 (42.20%) Penetration Testing
3 71 (41.04%) SIEM
4 51 (29.48%) Information Security
5 48 (27.75%) Ethical Hacking
6 34 (19.65%) Security Operations
7 33 (19.08%) Source Code Analysis
8 31 (17.92%) Malware Analysis
9 28 (16.18%) Vulnerability Management
10 22 (12.72%) Open Source
11 21 (12.14%) Analytics
12 20 (11.56%) Data Analysis
12 20 (11.56%) ITIL
13 19 (10.98%) Reverse Engineering
14 12 (6.94%) Computer Forensics
15 10 (5.78%) OSINT
15 10 (5.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 9 (5.20%) Asset Management
16 9 (5.20%) Identity Access Management
16 9 (5.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (34.68%) Python
2 45 (26.01%) C++
2 45 (26.01%) Java
3 38 (21.97%) C
4 30 (17.34%) SQL
5 23 (13.29%) Ruby
6 20 (11.56%) Perl
7 14 (8.09%) C#
8 13 (7.51%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.94%) PowerShell
10 10 (5.78%) PHP
11 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.58%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 65 (37.57%) Security Cleared
2 44 (25.43%) CISSP
3 31 (17.92%) GCIH
4 29 (16.76%) DV Cleared
5 27 (15.61%) SANS
6 24 (13.87%) CISM
6 24 (13.87%) GIAC
6 24 (13.87%) SC Cleared
7 22 (12.72%) Degree
8 20 (11.56%) CEH
9 19 (10.98%) GCIA
10 9 (5.20%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (5.20%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (4.05%) SSCP
12 5 (2.89%) ISEB
12 5 (2.89%) ISTQB
12 5 (2.89%) OSCP
13 4 (2.31%) CNA
13 4 (2.31%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (2.31%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.73%) ISO27002
4 2 (1.16%) COBIT
5 1 (0.58%) COSO
5 1 (0.58%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.58%) RMADS
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (9.25%) Snort
2 9 (5.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (27.17%) Nessus
1 47 (27.17%) Nmap
2 27 (15.61%) EnCase
3 12 (6.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.58%) FTK
4 1 (0.58%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.58%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.58%) QRadar
4 1 (0.58%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.58%) SCCM
4 1 (0.58%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 27 (15.61%) Splunk
2 15 (8.67%) Cisco
3 14 (8.09%) Fortinet
3 14 (8.09%) Trend Micro
4 13 (7.51%) Red Hat
5 11 (6.36%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.78%) ArcSight
7 7 (4.05%) Intel
7 7 (4.05%) Intel Security
8 6 (3.47%) AlienVault
9 5 (2.89%) Qualys
10 4 (2.31%) LogRhythm
10 4 (2.31%) Sun
11 2 (1.16%) Juniper
12 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.58%) Cyber-Ark
12 1 (0.58%) HP
12 1 (0.58%) IBM
12 1 (0.58%) Palo Alto
12 1 (0.58%) Tripwire
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