The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Cybersecurity Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity Analyst
UK
Rank 728 868 926
Rank change year-on-year
+140 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 124 81 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.079% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.082% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 81 61 23
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Cybersecurity Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

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 26 February 2017 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +139 124 £55,000 - 9
London +118 75 £55,000 -12.00% 5
South East +63 30 £55,000 +5.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 25 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 23 £55,000 -
City of London +46 13 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Canary Wharf - 11 £60,000 -
South West +14 7 £33,581 -25.37% 1
Hampshire +21 4 £43,000 -28.33% 1
Bristol +1 4 £27,000 -28.00% 1
North West -3 4 £32,500 -50.00% 1
Manchester -19 4 £32,500 -50.00% 1
West Midlands +35 3 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Devon - 3 £33,581 -
Exeter - 3 £33,581 -
East of England +33 2 £33,750 -38.63%
Birmingham +14 2 £38,750 -29.54%
Yorkshire - 2 £20,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £20,750 -
Leeds - 2 £20,750 -
Salford - 2 £33,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £33,500 - 1
Berkshire +47 1 - -
Hertfordshire +11 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Maidenhead +10 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £80,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £22,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £80,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Winchester - 1 £52,500 -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Cybersecurity Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Cybersecurity Analyst in the job title.

1 223 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 100 (44.84%) CISSP
3 90 (40.36%) Information Security
4 86 (38.57%) SIEM
5 75 (33.63%) Firewall
6 72 (32.29%) Penetration Testing
7 69 (30.94%) ITIL
8 65 (29.15%) Vulnerability Management
9 64 (28.70%) CISM
10 57 (25.56%) Security Operations
11 56 (25.11%) SANS
12 54 (24.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 54 (24.22%) Windows
13 52 (23.32%) Degree
14 51 (22.87%) SQL
15 49 (21.97%) Linux
16 48 (21.52%) TCP/IP
17 46 (20.63%) Network Security
18 43 (19.28%) Intrusion Detection
18 43 (19.28%) Python
19 42 (18.83%) Analytics
20 38 (17.04%) Finance
21 36 (16.14%) CISA
21 36 (16.14%) GCIA
22 35 (15.70%) GCIH
22 35 (15.70%) GIAC
23 34 (15.25%) CEH
24 33 (14.80%) Security Architecture
24 33 (14.80%) SLA
25 30 (13.45%) ISO/IEC 27001

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.45%) MS Office
1 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.28%) SaaS
2 3 (1.35%) Office 365
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (33.63%) Firewall
2 48 (21.52%) TCP/IP
3 46 (20.63%) Network Security
4 43 (19.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 25 (11.21%) HTTP
6 21 (9.42%) HTTPS
7 10 (4.48%) Broadband
7 10 (4.48%) LTE
8 9 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (3.14%) Wireshark
10 6 (2.69%) Internet
10 6 (2.69%) SSL
11 5 (2.24%) DNS
11 5 (2.24%) SMTP
11 5 (2.24%) VPN
12 4 (1.79%) LAN
12 4 (1.79%) WAN
12 4 (1.79%) Wireless
13 3 (1.35%) IMAP
13 3 (1.35%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (5.83%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 38 (17.04%) Finance
2 22 (9.87%) Legal
3 21 (9.42%) French Language
3 21 (9.42%) German Language
4 17 (7.62%) Dutch Language
4 17 (7.62%) Italian Language
4 17 (7.62%) Spanish Language
5 15 (6.73%) Telecoms
6 12 (5.38%) Banking
7 4 (1.79%) Retail
8 3 (1.35%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.35%) Marketing
8 3 (1.35%) Military
9 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.35%) HTML
1 3 (1.35%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.90%) Middleware
3 1 (0.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.45%) PCRE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.56%) Cyber Attack
1 28 (12.56%) Security Operations Centre
2 27 (12.11%) Computer Science
3 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.04%) Cyber Defence
6 8 (3.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (2.69%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.79%) CESG
8 4 (1.79%) PKI
9 3 (1.35%) Fintech
9 3 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.90%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.45%) iPhone
11 1 (0.45%) SCADA
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.22%) Windows
2 49 (21.97%) Linux
3 25 (11.21%) Unix
4 13 (5.83%) VxWorks
5 4 (1.79%) CentOS
6 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 90 (40.36%) Information Security
3 86 (38.57%) SIEM
4 72 (32.29%) Penetration Testing
5 69 (30.94%) ITIL
6 65 (29.15%) Vulnerability Management
7 57 (25.56%) Security Operations
8 54 (24.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 42 (18.83%) Analytics
10 33 (14.80%) Security Architecture
11 28 (12.56%) Computer Security
12 26 (11.66%) Security Monitoring
13 21 (9.42%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (9.42%) Forensic Analysis
14 19 (8.52%) Threat Detection
14 19 (8.52%) Use Case
15 18 (8.07%) E-Discovery
15 18 (8.07%) Malware Analysis
15 18 (8.07%) Network Design
15 18 (8.07%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.87%) SQL
2 43 (19.28%) Python
3 21 (9.42%) Java
4 16 (7.17%) JavaScript
4 16 (7.17%) PowerShell
5 15 (6.73%) C
6 13 (5.83%) C++
7 10 (4.48%) PHP
8 4 (1.79%) Ruby
9 3 (1.35%) C#
10 2 (0.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (44.84%) CISSP
2 64 (28.70%) CISM
3 56 (25.11%) SANS
4 52 (23.32%) Degree
5 36 (16.14%) CISA
5 36 (16.14%) GCIA
6 35 (15.70%) GCIH
6 35 (15.70%) GIAC
7 34 (15.25%) CEH
8 26 (11.66%) Security Cleared
9 18 (8.07%) CNA
9 18 (8.07%) Network+ Certification
9 18 (8.07%) Novell Certification
10 17 (7.62%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (7.62%) CompTIA Security+
10 17 (7.62%) Security+ Certification
11 16 (7.17%) CCNP
12 15 (6.73%) DV Cleared
13 11 (4.93%) CREST Certified
14 9 (4.04%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (14.80%) SLA
2 30 (13.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (11.66%) PCI DSS
4 11 (4.93%) COBIT
5 3 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.45%) GDPR
6 1 (0.45%) ISO27002
System Software
1 19 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.90%) Snort
4 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 23 (10.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 20 (8.97%) CSIRT
3 14 (6.28%) Nessus
4 13 (5.83%) Nmap
5 5 (2.24%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.45%) EnCase
6 1 (0.45%) FTK
Vendors
1 26 (11.66%) Splunk
2 24 (10.76%) Cisco
3 20 (8.97%) ArcSight
4 19 (8.52%) CheckPoint
5 18 (8.07%) Sun
6 17 (7.62%) Qualys
7 13 (5.83%) Palo Alto
8 11 (4.93%) LogRhythm
9 9 (4.04%) Intel Security
10 6 (2.69%) Blue Coat
10 6 (2.69%) FireEye
11 5 (2.24%) Dell
12 4 (1.79%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.90%) Citrix
13 2 (0.90%) HP
13 2 (0.90%) Microsoft
13 2 (0.90%) Symantec
13 2 (0.90%) Trend Micro
13 2 (0.90%) VMware
14 1 (0.45%) Tripwire
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Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
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Posted: 10 days ago
London
Schroders
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £37000.00 per annum
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