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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Analyst
Rank 808 869 945
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 110 94 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.087% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.090% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 89 75 36
Median salary £60,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.35% -22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top 26 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 26 September 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 +60 110 £60,500 +42.35% 10
London +75 52 £65,000 +52.94%
South East +44 37 £65,000 +47.72% 4
Oxfordshire +7 24 £100,000 +185.71% 2
Banbury +9 11 £100,000 +116.21% 1
South West -34 9 £45,000 +104.54% 2
Berkshire +16 8 £47,500 -17.39% 2
East of England - 8 £36,000 -
Hertfordshire - 8 £36,000 -
Reading +17 7 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Watford - 7 £36,000 -
Gloucestershire -37 6 £45,000 +104.54%
West Midlands -16 4 £42,500 -29.16% 2
City of London +56 3 £52,500 +23.52%
Bristol - 3 £55,000 - 1
Hampshire +7 2 £51,250 +13.25%
Birmingham -29 2 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
Surrey - 2 £49,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £60,000 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £37,500 -
Basingstoke -17 1 £65,000 +43.64%
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -
Oxford - 1 £22,500 -
Guildford - 1 £39,000 -
Kent - 1 £47,500 -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 101 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 93 (46.04%) Python
4 90 (44.55%) Windows
5 74 (36.63%) Security Cleared
6 71 (35.15%) Linux
7 66 (32.67%) Information Security
7 66 (32.67%) SIEM
8 65 (32.18%) CISSP
9 56 (27.72%) Java
10 51 (25.25%) Ethical Hacking
11 50 (24.75%) Telecoms
12 49 (24.26%) Nessus
12 49 (24.26%) Nmap
12 49 (24.26%) C++
13 47 (23.27%) Metasploit
14 45 (22.28%) C
14 45 (22.28%) VxWorks
14 45 (22.28%) Source Code Analysis
15 41 (20.30%) Firewall
16 40 (19.80%) DV Cleared
17 39 (19.31%) Security Operations
18 36 (17.82%) CEH
19 34 (16.83%) TCP/IP
20 31 (15.35%) CISA
20 31 (15.35%) Intrusion Detection
20 31 (15.35%) Malware Analysis
21 30 (14.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 30 (14.85%) CISM
22 29 (14.36%) GIAC

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:

Applications
1 5 (2.48%) MS Project
1 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.30%) Firewall
2 34 (16.83%) TCP/IP
3 31 (15.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (8.91%) Network Security
5 17 (8.42%) Broadband
6 16 (7.92%) LTE
7 11 (5.45%) HTTP
8 6 (2.97%) DNS
8 6 (2.97%) SMTP
9 4 (1.98%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.98%) SNMP
9 4 (1.98%) SSL
10 3 (1.49%) LAN
10 3 (1.49%) WAN
11 1 (0.50%) DMZ
11 1 (0.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.93%) Big Data
2 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.99%) DB2
3 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (23.27%) Metasploit
2 11 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.45%) Selenium
3 1 (0.50%) AppScan
General
1 50 (24.75%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.38%) Finance
3 6 (2.97%) Legal
4 2 (0.99%) Military
5 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.50%) Lucene
1 1 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.88%) Security Operations Centre
2 20 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.91%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.43%) Cyber Attack
6 8 (3.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (3.96%) Statistics
7 7 (3.47%) Cryptography
8 6 (2.97%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (2.48%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.48%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.98%) Physics
10 4 (1.98%) PKI
10 4 (1.98%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.49%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.99%) iPad
13 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.50%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 90 (44.55%) Windows
2 71 (35.15%) Linux
3 45 (22.28%) VxWorks
4 16 (7.92%) Unix
5 11 (5.45%) CentOS
6 8 (3.96%) Solaris
7 4 (1.98%) Android
8 2 (0.99%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 101 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 66 (32.67%) Information Security
3 66 (32.67%) SIEM
4 51 (25.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 45 (22.28%) Source Code Analysis
6 39 (19.31%) Security Operations
7 31 (15.35%) Malware Analysis
8 30 (14.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 24 (11.88%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (11.39%) Security Architecture
11 22 (10.89%) Open Source
12 21 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (9.90%) Analytics
13 20 (9.90%) Incident Management
13 20 (9.90%) ITIL
14 18 (8.91%) Risk Management
15 17 (8.42%) Reverse Engineering
16 13 (6.44%) Data Analysis
16 13 (6.44%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 93 (46.04%) Python
2 56 (27.72%) Java
3 49 (24.26%) C++
4 45 (22.28%) C
5 27 (13.37%) SQL
6 18 (8.91%) JavaScript
6 18 (8.91%) Ruby
7 13 (6.44%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.46%) Perl
9 7 (3.47%) PHP
10 5 (2.48%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.98%) C#
12 2 (0.99%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 74 (36.63%) Security Cleared
2 65 (32.18%) CISSP
3 40 (19.80%) DV Cleared
4 36 (17.82%) CEH
5 31 (15.35%) CISA
6 30 (14.85%) CISM
7 29 (14.36%) GIAC
8 26 (12.87%) SANS
9 23 (11.39%) Degree
10 19 (9.41%) GCIA
11 18 (8.91%) SC Cleared
12 17 (8.42%) GCIH
13 11 (5.45%) ISEB
13 11 (5.45%) ISTQB
14 6 (2.97%) CNA
14 6 (2.97%) GPEN
14 6 (2.97%) GSEC
14 6 (2.97%) Network+ Certification
14 6 (2.97%) Novell Certification
14 6 (2.97%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.90%) SLA
2 16 (7.92%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (4.95%) COBIT
5 3 (1.49%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.99%) COSO
6 2 (0.99%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (4.46%) Snort
2 7 (3.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (24.26%) Nessus
1 49 (24.26%) Nmap
2 14 (6.93%) EnCase
3 11 (5.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.50%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.50%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (12.87%) Splunk
2 12 (5.94%) Cisco
3 11 (5.45%) Fortinet
3 11 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 11 (5.45%) Trend Micro
4 9 (4.46%) LogRhythm
5 8 (3.96%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.97%) ArcSight
6 6 (2.97%) Sun
7 5 (2.48%) Qualys
8 4 (1.98%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.49%) AlienVault
9 3 (1.49%) Intel
9 3 (1.49%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.99%) HP
10 2 (0.99%) Veracode
11 1 (0.50%) Bomgar
11 1 (0.50%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.50%) IBM
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 23 days ago