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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Analyst
Rank 836 904 875
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Analyst 56 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.021% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.023% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 45 21 1
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Cyber Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 26 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 31 July 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 54 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South East -2 17 £41,250 -8.33%
Oxfordshire - 15 £38,750 -
London +37 12 £57,500 +8.49% 2
South West - 11 £22,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 10 £22,000 - 1
Shropshire - 6 £37,438 -
Cheltenham - 6 £45,000 - 1
Telford - 6 £37,438 -
West Midlands - 6 £37,438 -
Sheffield - 4 £46,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £46,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £46,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £42,500 -
Banbury - 4 £48,750 -
Berkshire +6 2 £57,500 +105.35%
Leicestershire - 2 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £40,000 -
Reading - 2 £57,500 -
City of London - 1 £42,500 -
Newport - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 97 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 36 (37.11%) Information Security
3 35 (36.08%) Security Cleared
4 31 (31.96%) SIEM
4 31 (31.96%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (28.87%) Finance
6 27 (27.84%) Degree
7 24 (24.74%) DV Cleared
8 23 (23.71%) Firewall
8 23 (23.71%) Python
9 21 (21.65%) Windows
10 19 (19.59%) Java
11 17 (17.53%) C++
11 17 (17.53%) Telecoms
11 17 (17.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 16 (16.49%) Ethical Hacking
12 16 (16.49%) C
13 15 (15.46%) Linux
13 15 (15.46%) Nessus
13 15 (15.46%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (15.46%) Metasploit
14 14 (14.43%) Nmap
14 14 (14.43%) VxWorks
14 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (13.40%) Analytics
15 13 (13.40%) Incident Management
16 12 (12.37%) Malware Analysis
17 11 (11.34%) Broadband
18 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
18 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared

Cyber Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.71%) Firewall
2 15 (15.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (11.34%) Broadband
4 8 (8.25%) Internet
5 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.09%) Network Security
7 2 (2.06%) LTE
7 2 (2.06%) SSL
8 1 (1.03%) IPv6
8 1 (1.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) DNS
8 1 (1.03%) WAN
8 1 (1.03%) POP3
8 1 (1.03%) SMTP
8 1 (1.03%) HTTP
8 1 (1.03%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.03%) IMAP
8 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 17 (17.53%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.25%) Electronics
3 8 (8.25%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) CSS
2 2 (2.06%) jQuery
2 2 (2.06%) HTML5
2 2 (2.06%) CSS3
2 2 (2.06%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.12%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) Economics
4 4 (4.12%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.03%) SCADA
5 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.03%) Physics
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.65%) Windows
2 15 (15.46%) Linux
3 14 (14.43%) VxWorks
4 9 (9.28%) UNIX
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.03%) AIX
5 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 36 (37.11%) Information Security
3 31 (31.96%) Penetration Testing
3 31 (31.96%) SIEM
4 17 (17.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (16.49%) Ethical Hacking
6 13 (13.40%) Incident Management
6 13 (13.40%) Analytics
7 12 (12.37%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (6.19%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.15%) Service Management
9 5 (5.15%) Digital Forensics
9 5 (5.15%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (4.12%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 4 (4.12%) Open Source
10 4 (4.12%) Project Management
10 4 (4.12%) Computer Forensics
11 2 (2.06%) Information Assurance
11 2 (2.06%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) Python
2 19 (19.59%) Java
3 17 (17.53%) C++
4 16 (16.49%) C
5 9 (9.28%) SQL
5 9 (9.28%) Perl
6 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.22%) PHP
8 6 (6.19%) Ruby
9 3 (3.09%) C#
9 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (36.08%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.84%) Degree
3 24 (24.74%) DV Cleared
4 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.19%) GCIH
6 5 (5.15%) CISSP
7 4 (4.12%) CEH
8 2 (2.06%) CISA
8 2 (2.06%) CISM
9 1 (1.03%) GIAC
9 1 (1.03%) GCIA
9 1 (1.03%) CHFI
9 1 (1.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
1 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Snort
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) Nessus
2 14 (14.43%) Nmap
3 1 (1.03%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 7 (7.22%) ArcSight
2 6 (6.19%) Splunk
3 3 (3.09%) McAfee
4 2 (2.06%) Websense
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.06%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.03%) Cisco
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.03%) Clearswift
5 1 (1.03%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.03%) Webroot
5 1 (1.03%) Postini
5 1 (1.03%) Qualys
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