The first table below looks at the demand for the Cyber Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cyber Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security Analyst
Rank 867 875 873
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Analyst 26 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.005% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.005% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 3
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +111.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +111.11%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Cyber Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cyber Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Cyber Security Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cyber Security Analyst over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 within the UK.

Cyber Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -8 26 £47,500 - 6
South East +13 20 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Hampshire +8 18 £46,250 - 4
Southampton - 8 £43,750 - 2
Basingstoke +9 6 £58,750 - 1
London - 6 £53,000 - 2
Berkshire +12 2 £28,000 -41.05%
Slough - 2 £28,000 -

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security Analyst in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 36 (80.00%) SIEM
3 20 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 19 (42.22%) Finance
5 18 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 15 (33.33%) GCIA
6 15 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Sourcefire
7 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
8 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
8 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
9 10 (22.22%) Windows
9 10 (22.22%) LAN
9 10 (22.22%) WAN
9 10 (22.22%) GCIH
9 10 (22.22%) Analytics
9 10 (22.22%) LogRhythm
10 9 (20.00%) Linux
11 8 (17.78%) Python
11 8 (17.78%) CISSP
11 8 (17.78%) Firewall
11 8 (17.78%) Snort
11 8 (17.78%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (15.56%) C++
12 7 (15.56%) HTTP
12 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
12 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
12 7 (15.56%) Computer Forensics
13 6 (13.33%) C#

Cyber Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Project
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Wireshark
2 10 (22.22%) LAN
2 10 (22.22%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (17.78%) Firewall
4 7 (15.56%) HTTP
5 6 (13.33%) tcpdump
6 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.11%) DNS
7 4 (8.89%) LDAP
7 4 (8.89%) FTP
7 4 (8.89%) SMTP
8 3 (6.67%) VPN
8 3 (6.67%) SSL
8 3 (6.67%) SSH
9 2 (4.44%) VLAN
9 2 (4.44%) VPLS
9 2 (4.44%) Network Security
9 2 (4.44%) Junos
10 1 (2.22%) Internet
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.33%) Electronics
3 6 (13.33%) Military
3 6 (13.33%) Aerospace
4 5 (11.11%) Law
4 5 (11.11%) Banking
5 4 (8.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) CESG
2 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 3 (6.67%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Solaris
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX
5 2 (4.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 36 (80.00%) SIEM
3 18 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 15 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 10 (22.22%) Analytics
7 7 (15.56%) Computer Forensics
8 6 (13.33%) Communications Security
8 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 6 (13.33%) Information Management
9 5 (11.11%) Information Security
10 4 (8.89%) ITIL
11 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
11 3 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (6.67%) Change Control
11 3 (6.67%) Network Architecture
12 2 (4.44%) Network Management
12 2 (4.44%) Service Management
12 2 (4.44%) Change Management
12 2 (4.44%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Python
2 7 (15.56%) C++
3 6 (13.33%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) C
5 2 (4.44%) Ruby
5 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) GCIA
3 13 (28.89%) DV Cleared
4 10 (22.22%) GCIH
5 8 (17.78%) CISSP
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.89%) CCNA
7 2 (4.44%) Degree
7 2 (4.44%) GIAC
8 1 (2.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.44%) HIPAA
2 2 (4.44%) COSO
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Snort
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Sourcefire
2 10 (22.22%) LogRhythm
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.22%) Splunk
6 1 (2.22%) Qualys
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) McAfee
6 1 (2.22%) Rapid7
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Flexible Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago