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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security Analyst
Rank 917 887 900
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Analyst 18 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.001% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 5
Average salary £53,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 - £30,000
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

Cyber Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 7 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 18 £53,000 -
London - 11 £53,000 -
South East - 7 £43,750 -
Hampshire - 5 £45,000 -
Southampton - 2 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 26 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 11 (42.31%) SIEM
3 10 (38.46%) ArcSight
4 9 (34.62%) Snort
4 9 (34.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) Wireshark
5 8 (30.77%) Splunk
6 7 (26.92%) Degree
6 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
7 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
7 6 (23.08%) UNIX
7 6 (23.08%) Information Security
7 6 (23.08%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
7 6 (23.08%) tcpdump
8 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire
8 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (19.23%) Law
8 5 (19.23%) CISSP
8 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
9 4 (15.38%) Firewall
9 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (15.38%) CCNA

Cyber Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (30.77%) Wireshark
3 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
4 6 (23.08%) tcpdump
5 4 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) VLAN
6 2 (7.69%) VPLS
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) Junos
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) DNS
7 1 (3.85%) VoIP
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Law
3 4 (15.38%) Legal
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Military
4 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
5 2 (7.69%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Client/Server
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 11 (42.31%) SIEM
3 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 6 (23.08%) Digital Forensics
4 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Information Management
6 2 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Communications Security
6 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) CISSP
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) GCIA
4 2 (7.69%) GCIH
4 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Snort
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) ArcSight
2 8 (30.77%) Splunk
3 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.69%) Qualys
5 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
5 2 (7.69%) Rapid7
5 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) McAfee