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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Analyst
Rank 832 904 878
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Analyst 40 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.017% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.018% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 2
Average salary £49,750 £53,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.13% +11.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Cyber Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 23 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 6 May 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 +42 40 £49,750 -6.13% 7
South East +19 14 £55,000 +33.33% 5
London +22 10 £65,000 +22.64% 2
South West - 9 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 7 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 6 £20,000 -
Berkshire +1 5 £57,500 +105.35% 2
Hampshire +1 4 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Kent - 4 £54,500 -
Reading - 4 £61,250 - 1
Sevenoaks - 4 £54,500 -
City of London - 4 £56,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 £35,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +7 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Southampton -7 1 £45,000 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Avon - 1 £55,000 -

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 23 (38.98%) SIEM
3 22 (37.29%) Information Security
4 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
5 18 (30.51%) Finance
6 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
6 15 (25.42%) Degree
7 13 (22.03%) Firewall
8 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
8 12 (20.34%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
10 10 (16.95%) ArcSight
10 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
12 8 (13.56%) Electronics
12 8 (13.56%) Malware Analysis
13 7 (11.86%) Analytics
13 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
13 7 (11.86%) GCIH
14 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
14 6 (10.17%) Aerospace
14 6 (10.17%) Java
14 6 (10.17%) Python
15 5 (8.47%) Linux
15 5 (8.47%) UNIX
15 5 (8.47%) Perl
15 5 (8.47%) Broadband
15 5 (8.47%) CISSP
15 5 (8.47%) Telecoms

Cyber Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 13 (22.03%) Firewall
2 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.47%) Internet
3 5 (8.47%) Broadband
4 4 (6.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.08%) Network Security
6 2 (3.39%) tcpdump
6 2 (3.39%) 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%) POP3
7 1 (1.69%) SMTP
7 1 (1.69%) HTTP
7 1 (1.69%) IMAP
7 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Electronics
3 6 (10.17%) Aerospace
4 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Military
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.08%) Open Source
5 2 (3.39%) Economics
5 2 (3.39%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.69%) SCADA
6 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) Physics
6 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) UNIX
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) AIX
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.69%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 23 (38.98%) SIEM
3 22 (37.29%) Information Security
4 12 (20.34%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (20.34%) Incident Management
5 11 (18.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (13.56%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (11.86%) Analytics
8 5 (8.47%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (6.78%) Digital Forensics
9 4 (6.78%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (6.78%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 3 (5.08%) Security Management
11 2 (3.39%) Information Management
11 2 (3.39%) ITIL
11 2 (3.39%) Project Management
11 2 (3.39%) Service Management
11 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
11 2 (3.39%) Security Testing
11 2 (3.39%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) Java
1 6 (10.17%) Python
2 5 (8.47%) Perl
3 4 (6.78%) C
3 4 (6.78%) C++
4 3 (5.08%) PHP
4 3 (5.08%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.39%) Ruby
5 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.95%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) GCIH
5 5 (8.47%) CISSP
6 4 (6.78%) CEH
6 4 (6.78%) GCIA
7 2 (3.39%) GIAC
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.69%) GSEC
8 1 (1.69%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 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
1 1 (1.69%) Nessus
1 1 (1.69%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) ArcSight
2 4 (6.78%) Splunk
3 3 (5.08%) LogRhythm
3 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
4 2 (3.39%) McAfee
5 1 (1.69%) Websense
5 1 (1.69%) Clearswift
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Webroot
5 1 (1.69%) Postini
5 1 (1.69%) Qualys
5 1 (1.69%) LogLogic
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) HP
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