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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Analyst
Rank 845 907 977
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 81 51 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.048% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.049% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 62 41 27
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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
94959 103109 113376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79822 84547 92802
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 2016 within the UK.

Cybersecurity Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Cybersecurity Analyst
Top 22 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 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +54 81 £50,000 +2.56% 14
South East +35 33 £53,750 -2.27% 4
London +14 28 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Oxfordshire +6 17 £60,000 +60.00% 1
South West +15 13 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Gloucestershire +8 13 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Reading +28 12 £50,000 -18.36%
Berkshire +22 12 £50,000 -18.36% 1
Cheltenham -2 9 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Banbury +7 4 £33,750 -38.63% 1
North West +19 3 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Manchester +10 3 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Surrey +5 2 £53,750 -17.30% 1
Warwickshire -6 2 £46,250 -
West Midlands -19 2 £46,250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £22,000 - 2
Leeds - 2 £22,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £22,000 - 2
Hampshire +13 1 - - 1
Basingstoke -5 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £60,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £50,000 -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 79 (48.47%) Windows
3 72 (44.17%) Penetration Testing
4 71 (43.56%) SIEM
5 58 (35.58%) Security Cleared
5 58 (35.58%) Python
6 48 (29.45%) Linux
7 46 (28.22%) CISSP
7 46 (28.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 46 (28.22%) Information Security
8 45 (27.61%) Nmap
8 45 (27.61%) Nessus
8 45 (27.61%) C++
9 44 (26.99%) Metasploit
10 43 (26.38%) Firewall
11 38 (23.31%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (22.70%) Telecoms
12 37 (22.70%) Java
13 34 (20.86%) Intrusion Detection
14 33 (20.25%) GCIH
14 33 (20.25%) Management Information System
14 33 (20.25%) C
15 30 (18.40%) Malware Analysis
15 30 (18.40%) VxWorks
16 29 (17.79%) Finance
16 29 (17.79%) SANS
17 28 (17.18%) Cyberthreat
17 28 (17.18%) EnCase
18 27 (16.56%) DV Cleared
18 27 (16.56%) SQL

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 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.23%) MS Project
1 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (26.38%) Firewall
2 34 (20.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (13.50%) TCP/IP
4 20 (12.27%) DNS
5 19 (11.66%) Network Security
6 15 (9.20%) HTTP
7 14 (8.59%) Wireshark
8 12 (7.36%) Reverse Proxy
8 12 (7.36%) SMTP
9 11 (6.75%) Internet
9 11 (6.75%) LAN
9 11 (6.75%) tcpdump
9 11 (6.75%) WAN
10 9 (5.52%) SSL
11 8 (4.91%) Broadband
12 4 (2.45%) HTTPS
13 2 (1.23%) FTP
13 2 (1.23%) LTE
13 2 (1.23%) SNMP
14 1 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.59%) Big Data
2 3 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (26.99%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.84%) Selenium
3 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.61%) AppScan
General
1 37 (22.70%) Telecoms
2 29 (17.79%) Finance
3 16 (9.82%) Law
4 7 (4.29%) Military
5 6 (3.68%) Legal
6 4 (2.45%) Electronics
7 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.23%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.84%) HTML
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.61%) CGI
2 1 (0.61%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.61%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.31%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (20.25%) Management Information System
3 28 (17.18%) Cyberthreat
4 20 (12.27%) PKI
5 14 (8.59%) Cyber Attack
6 11 (6.75%) Digital Media
7 8 (4.91%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.29%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.45%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.23%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.23%) iPad
10 2 (1.23%) Physics
10 2 (1.23%) Robotics
10 2 (1.23%) SCADA
10 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.61%) CESG
11 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 79 (48.47%) Windows
2 48 (29.45%) Linux
3 30 (18.40%) VxWorks
4 27 (16.56%) Unix
5 24 (14.72%) Solaris
6 12 (7.36%) Windows Server
7 11 (6.75%) FreeBSD
7 11 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (6.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.84%) CentOS
9 2 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 72 (44.17%) Penetration Testing
3 71 (43.56%) SIEM
4 46 (28.22%) Ethical Hacking
4 46 (28.22%) Information Security
5 30 (18.40%) Malware Analysis
6 26 (15.95%) Security Operations
6 26 (15.95%) Source Code Analysis
7 25 (15.34%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (13.50%) ITIL
9 21 (12.88%) Open Source
10 20 (12.27%) Data Analysis
11 19 (11.66%) Reverse Engineering
12 18 (11.04%) Analytics
13 17 (10.43%) Computer Forensics
14 12 (7.36%) Identity Access Management
14 12 (7.36%) PRINCE2
15 11 (6.75%) OSINT
16 9 (5.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 8 (4.91%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.58%) Python
2 45 (27.61%) C++
3 37 (22.70%) Java
4 33 (20.25%) C
5 27 (16.56%) SQL
6 25 (15.34%) Ruby
7 24 (14.72%) Perl
8 18 (11.04%) C#
9 13 (7.98%) Bash Shell
9 13 (7.98%) PowerShell
10 12 (7.36%) PHP
11 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (35.58%) Security Cleared
2 46 (28.22%) CISSP
3 33 (20.25%) GCIH
4 29 (17.79%) SANS
5 27 (16.56%) DV Cleared
6 24 (14.72%) SC Cleared
7 22 (13.50%) CEH
8 20 (12.27%) CISM
9 18 (11.04%) Degree
10 17 (10.43%) GCIA
10 17 (10.43%) GIAC
11 12 (7.36%) CompTIA Security+
11 12 (7.36%) Security+ Certification
12 7 (4.29%) SSCP
13 5 (3.07%) OSCP
14 3 (1.84%) CHFI
14 3 (1.84%) CISA
14 3 (1.84%) CREST Certified
14 3 (1.84%) GCFA
15 2 (1.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) QA
4 1 (0.61%) RMADS
System Software
1 19 (11.66%) Snort
2 9 (5.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 45 (27.61%) Nessus
1 45 (27.61%) Nmap
2 28 (17.18%) EnCase
3 7 (4.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.61%) FTK
4 1 (0.61%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.61%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.61%) QRadar
4 1 (0.61%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.61%) SCCM
4 1 (0.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (15.95%) Splunk
2 14 (8.59%) Cisco
3 13 (7.98%) Fortinet
3 13 (7.98%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.98%) Trend Micro
4 10 (6.13%) ArcSight
4 10 (6.13%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.91%) Intel
5 8 (4.91%) Intel Security
6 7 (4.29%) AlienVault
7 5 (3.07%) Qualys
8 3 (1.84%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.23%) Juniper
10 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.61%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.61%) HP
10 1 (0.61%) IBM
10 1 (0.61%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.61%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.61%) Veracode
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000 (Plus Excellent Package)
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago
London, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 12 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
NPL
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 15 days ago