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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Analyst
Rank 852 885 883
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Analyst 26 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.008% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 2
Average salary £49,000 £52,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.76% +131.11%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £43,750 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+9.71% +94.44%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Cyber Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 20 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 30 January 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 +14 25 £48,000 -7.69% 2
London +6 11 £50,000 -3.84% 1
South East -21 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South West - 6 £31,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £22,000 -
Hampshire -16 3 £45,000 - 1
Essex - 3 £48,000 -
East of England - 3 £48,000 -
Basingstoke -6 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey - 2 £52,500 -
City of London - 2 £48,750 - 1
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £19,500 -
Cirencester - 1 £40,000 -
Reading - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £45,000 -
Stirling - 1 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -
Avon - 1 £55,000 -

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 46 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 20 (43.48%) Degree
3 18 (39.13%) SIEM
4 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
4 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
5 14 (30.43%) Computer Science
6 13 (28.26%) Electronics
7 11 (23.91%) Aerospace
7 11 (23.91%) Information Security
7 11 (23.91%) GCIA
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
9 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 7 (15.22%) Internet
11 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
11 7 (15.22%) Sourcefire
12 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
12 6 (13.04%) Linux
13 5 (10.87%) C#
13 5 (10.87%) C++
13 5 (10.87%) Firewall
13 5 (10.87%) GCIH
13 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
13 5 (10.87%) Reverse Engineering
13 5 (10.87%) Computer Security
13 5 (10.87%) tcpdump
13 5 (10.87%) ArcSight
14 4 (8.70%) Protective Monitoring
14 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
14 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing

Cyber Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.22%) Internet
3 5 (10.87%) Firewall
3 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
3 5 (10.87%) tcpdump
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security
4 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.35%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) DMZ
5 1 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
General
1 13 (28.26%) Electronics
2 11 (23.91%) Aerospace
3 10 (21.74%) Finance
4 4 (8.70%) Military
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.52%) Open Source
5 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
4 1 (2.17%) AIX
4 1 (2.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 18 (39.13%) SIEM
3 11 (23.91%) Information Security
4 5 (10.87%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (10.87%) Computer Security
5 4 (8.70%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL
6 3 (6.52%) Investment Management
6 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.52%) Analytics
7 2 (4.35%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (4.35%) Communications Security
7 2 (4.35%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.35%) Information Management
7 2 (4.35%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (2.17%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) C#
1 5 (10.87%) C++
2 4 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Degree
2 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) GCIA
4 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) GCIH
6 3 (6.52%) CISSP
6 3 (6.52%) GIAC
7 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) CEH
7 2 (4.35%) SSCP
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.17%) CCNA
8 1 (2.17%) GSEC
8 1 (2.17%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Snort
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Sourcefire
2 5 (10.87%) ArcSight
3 3 (6.52%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Symantec
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee
4 2 (4.35%) Websense
4 2 (4.35%) Dell
4 2 (4.35%) Juniper
4 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Qualys
5 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.17%) LogLogic
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great benefits, see ads
Posted: 6 days ago