The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Analyst
Rank 873 912 889
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Analyst 30 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.014% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.015% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 0
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 -
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Cyber Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 24 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 1 April 2015. 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 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 +48 29 £52,000 -1.42% 9
London -8 14 £56,000 +5.66% 4
South East -10 7 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South West - 6 £27,500 - 2
City of London - 6 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire +1 3 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £20,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £40,000 -
Basingstoke +9 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
Avon - 2 £55,000 -
Southampton -13 1 £45,000 -
Stirling - 1 £55,000 -
Bristol - 1 £35,000 - 2
Cheltenham - 1 £19,500 -
Reading - 1 £65,000 - 1
Sevenoaks - 1 £52,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £52,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 59 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Degree
2 19 (32.20%) SIEM
3 18 (30.51%) Information Security
4 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
5 13 (22.03%) Electronics
5 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
6 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
6 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
7 11 (18.64%) Aerospace
8 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (13.56%) Internet
9 8 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (11.86%) Firewall
10 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
10 7 (11.86%) GCIA
10 7 (11.86%) GCIH
10 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
10 7 (11.86%) ArcSight
11 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
12 5 (8.47%) Java
12 5 (8.47%) CISSP
12 5 (8.47%) Snort
12 5 (8.47%) Computer Security
12 5 (8.47%) Reverse Engineering
13 4 (6.78%) Linux
13 4 (6.78%) Computer Forensics
13 4 (6.78%) CEH
13 4 (6.78%) Sourcefire

Cyber Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.56%) Internet
3 7 (11.86%) Firewall
4 4 (6.78%) Network Security
5 3 (5.08%) tcpdump
5 3 (5.08%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.39%) DNS
7 1 (1.69%) SSL
7 1 (1.69%) IPv6
7 1 (1.69%) DMZ
7 1 (1.69%) Broadband
7 1 (1.69%) POP3
7 1 (1.69%) SMTP
7 1 (1.69%) HTTP
7 1 (1.69%) VPN
7 1 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.69%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MySQL
General
1 19 (32.20%) Finance
2 13 (22.03%) Electronics
3 11 (18.64%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.08%) Military
5 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.69%) Economics
5 1 (1.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) UNIX
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) AIX
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 19 (32.20%) SIEM
3 18 (30.51%) Information Security
4 8 (13.56%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.47%) Computer Security
6 5 (8.47%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (6.78%) Analytics
7 4 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.78%) Computer Forensics
7 4 (6.78%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Information Management
8 3 (5.08%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (5.08%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.39%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Digital Forensics
9 2 (3.39%) Security Management
9 2 (3.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) Java
2 3 (5.08%) C#
2 3 (5.08%) C++
2 3 (5.08%) Python
2 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.39%) C
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) Degree
2 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
3 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) GCIA
4 7 (11.86%) GCIH
5 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
6 5 (8.47%) CISSP
7 4 (6.78%) CEH
8 2 (3.39%) GIAC
9 1 (1.69%) CCNA
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.69%) GSEC
9 1 (1.69%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Snort
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) ArcSight
2 4 (6.78%) Sourcefire
3 3 (5.08%) Splunk
4 2 (3.39%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.69%) LogLogic
5 1 (1.69%) Webroot
5 1 (1.69%) Postini
5 1 (1.69%) Qualys
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee
5 1 (1.69%) Websense
5 1 (1.69%) Clearswift
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
Sevenoaks, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £44000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
GE Capital
Salary: £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago