The table below looks at the statistics for the Cybersecurity Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cybersecurity Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Analyst
Rank 862 908 916
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 81 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.026% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 62 25 12
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £31,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Cybersecurity Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cybersecurity Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Cybersecurity Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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 +62 81 £56,250 +12.50% 7
London +34 37 £62,500 +25.00% 4
South East +31 32 £45,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 17 £42,500 -
Hampshire +21 10 £60,000 +33.33%
Basingstoke +11 8 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire +4 6 £45,000 +127.84% 1
South West -9 6 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Berkshire +11 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
City of London +58 4 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Reading +3 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Cheltenham +7 3 £45,000 +130.76% 1
North West +30 2 £80,000 +52.38% 1
Manchester +23 2 £80,000 +52.38% 1
East of England +6 2 £55,000 +14.58%
West Midlands -24 2 £55,000 -
Banbury - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £55,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Watford - 2 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £30,000 -

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity Analyst in their job title.

1 174 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 83 (47.70%) Python
3 82 (47.13%) Windows
4 74 (42.53%) Penetration Testing
5 66 (37.93%) Security Cleared
6 65 (37.36%) C++
7 63 (36.21%) SIEM
8 53 (30.46%) Ethical Hacking
9 52 (29.89%) Nessus
9 52 (29.89%) Nmap
10 49 (28.16%) Analytical Skills
11 48 (27.59%) Metasploit
12 47 (27.01%) Information Security
13 46 (26.44%) CISSP
14 45 (25.86%) Linux
14 45 (25.86%) Intrusion Detection
15 43 (24.71%) Firewall
15 43 (24.71%) Management Information System
16 42 (24.14%) Security Operations
17 41 (23.56%) C
18 39 (22.41%) Java
18 39 (22.41%) Telecoms
18 39 (22.41%) GCIH
19 38 (21.84%) SANS
20 35 (20.11%) Cyberthreat
20 35 (20.11%) DV Cleared
20 35 (20.11%) Degree
20 35 (20.11%) VxWorks
21 34 (19.54%) Finance
22 33 (18.97%) Malware Analysis

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 43 (24.71%) Firewall
3 26 (14.94%) Network Security
4 20 (11.49%) TCP/IP
5 19 (10.92%) Internet
6 18 (10.34%) Broadband
7 16 (9.20%) Wireshark
8 15 (8.62%) LAN
8 15 (8.62%) WAN
9 12 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
9 12 (6.90%) SSL
10 11 (6.32%) DNS
10 11 (6.32%) tcpdump
11 6 (3.45%) HTTP
11 6 (3.45%) SMTP
12 5 (2.87%) HTTPS
13 3 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.02%) Big Data
2 4 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.15%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (27.59%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 39 (22.41%) Telecoms
2 34 (19.54%) Finance
3 15 (8.62%) Law
4 13 (7.47%) Electronics
5 12 (6.90%) Military
6 8 (4.60%) Aerospace
7 7 (4.02%) Banking
7 7 (4.02%) Legal
8 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.30%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.72%) RFC 2822
3 2 (1.15%) HTML
4 1 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) CGI
4 1 (0.57%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.16%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (24.71%) Management Information System
3 35 (20.11%) Cyberthreat
4 23 (13.22%) PKI
5 19 (10.92%) Security Operations Centre
6 18 (10.34%) Digital Media
7 13 (7.47%) Computer Science
8 12 (6.90%) Cyber Attack
9 11 (6.32%) Cryptography
10 9 (5.17%) Robotics
11 3 (1.72%) Blog
12 2 (1.15%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.57%) Physics
13 1 (0.57%) SCADA
13 1 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 82 (47.13%) Windows
2 45 (25.86%) Linux
3 35 (20.11%) VxWorks
4 27 (15.52%) Unix
5 20 (11.49%) Solaris
6 12 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 11 (6.32%) FreeBSD
7 11 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 74 (42.53%) Penetration Testing
3 63 (36.21%) SIEM
4 53 (30.46%) Ethical Hacking
5 47 (27.01%) Information Security
6 42 (24.14%) Security Operations
7 33 (18.97%) Malware Analysis
8 28 (16.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (14.37%) Computer Forensics
10 23 (13.22%) ITIL
11 20 (11.49%) Open Source
12 16 (9.20%) Data Analysis
12 16 (9.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 15 (8.62%) Reverse Engineering
14 13 (7.47%) Analytics
15 12 (6.90%) Configuration Management
15 12 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
15 12 (6.90%) PRINCE2
16 11 (6.32%) Asset Management
16 11 (6.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 83 (47.70%) Python
2 65 (37.36%) C++
3 41 (23.56%) C
4 39 (22.41%) Java
5 31 (17.82%) Perl
5 31 (17.82%) SQL
6 28 (16.09%) C#
7 23 (13.22%) Ruby
8 15 (8.62%) Bash Shell
8 15 (8.62%) PowerShell
9 14 (8.05%) PHP
10 5 (2.87%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.72%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.72%) VB
11 3 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 46 (26.44%) CISSP
3 39 (22.41%) GCIH
4 38 (21.84%) SANS
5 35 (20.11%) Degree
5 35 (20.11%) DV Cleared
6 25 (14.37%) SC Cleared
7 23 (13.22%) GIAC
8 16 (9.20%) CEH
8 16 (9.20%) CISM
9 15 (8.62%) GCIA
10 12 (6.90%) CompTIA Security+
10 12 (6.90%) Security+ Certification
11 10 (5.75%) GCFA
12 7 (4.02%) EnCE
13 2 (1.15%) CHFI
13 2 (1.15%) CISA
14 1 (0.57%) CCDP
14 1 (0.57%) CCNP
14 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.72%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) COBIT
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (9.20%) Snort
2 14 (8.05%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (29.89%) Nessus
1 52 (29.89%) Nmap
2 18 (10.34%) EnCase
3 3 (1.72%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.15%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (8.05%) Microsoft
1 14 (8.05%) Splunk
2 11 (6.32%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.17%) Cisco
4 7 (4.02%) ArcSight
4 7 (4.02%) VMware
5 6 (3.45%) AlienVault
5 6 (3.45%) Intel
5 6 (3.45%) Intel Security
5 6 (3.45%) Palo Alto
5 6 (3.45%) Qualys
6 4 (2.30%) Fortinet
6 4 (2.30%) Trend Micro
7 3 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.72%) FireEye
7 3 (1.72%) Infoblox
7 3 (1.72%) IronPort
7 3 (1.72%) Remedy
7 3 (1.72%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.72%) Symantec
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