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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security Analyst
Rank 844 859 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Cyber Security Analyst 14 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.008% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.008% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £43,750 -
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -

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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

Cyber Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 14 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 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 13 £52,500 +2.43% 6
London +17 8 £48,750 -7.14% 2
South West - 4 £37,500 - 2
South East -17 2 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Avon - 2 £55,000 -
City of London - 2 £48,750 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £19,750 -
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £19,500 -
Stirling - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -

Cyber Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 47 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 22 (46.81%) Degree
3 16 (34.04%) SIEM
4 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
4 14 (29.79%) Electronics
5 13 (27.66%) Finance
6 12 (25.53%) Aerospace
6 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
6 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
7 10 (21.28%) Information Security
8 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
8 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (17.02%) Internet
9 8 (17.02%) GCIA
10 7 (14.89%) Linux
11 6 (12.77%) Java
11 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
11 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
12 5 (10.64%) Computer Security
12 5 (10.64%) Reverse Engineering
12 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (10.64%) ArcSight
12 5 (10.64%) C#
12 5 (10.64%) C++
12 5 (10.64%) CISSP
13 4 (8.51%) Python
13 4 (8.51%) CEH
13 4 (8.51%) Sourcefire
13 4 (8.51%) Military
13 4 (8.51%) GCIH

Cyber Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (2.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.02%) Internet
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
3 4 (8.51%) tcpdump
4 3 (6.38%) Network Security
5 2 (4.26%) DNS
6 1 (2.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.13%) DMZ
6 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.13%) IMAP
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.13%) POP3
6 1 (2.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
General
1 14 (29.79%) Electronics
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 12 (25.53%) Aerospace
4 4 (8.51%) Military
5 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.13%) Middleware
1 1 (2.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.38%) Open Source
5 1 (2.13%) SCADA
5 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (100.00%) Cyber Security
2 16 (34.04%) SIEM
3 10 (21.28%) Information Security
4 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Computer Security
4 5 (10.64%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (8.51%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.38%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.26%) Communications Security
7 2 (4.26%) Information Management
7 2 (4.26%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (4.26%) ITIL
7 2 (4.26%) Digital Forensics
7 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.26%) Security Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 1 (2.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) C#
2 5 (10.64%) C++
3 4 (8.51%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.26%) C
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Degree
2 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
2 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) GCIA
4 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) CISSP
6 4 (8.51%) GCIH
6 4 (8.51%) CEH
7 3 (6.38%) VCP4
8 2 (4.26%) GIAC
9 1 (2.13%) CCNA
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.13%) GSEC
9 1 (2.13%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Snort
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) ArcSight
2 4 (8.51%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.13%) Webroot
3 1 (2.13%) Postini
3 1 (2.13%) Qualys
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Websense
3 1 (2.13%) Clearswift
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) LogLogic
3 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £56000 per annum + Excellent Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago