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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity Analyst
Rank 782 889 928
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Analyst 100 75 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.071% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.073% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 71 45 42
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,400 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 2016 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 10 December 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 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 +85 99 £50,000 +11.11% 14
London +84 62 £62,500 +25.00% 6
South East +44 13 £100,000 +135.29% 3
South West +8 10 £45,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +26 8 £100,000 +150.00% 1
Banbury +6 6 £100,000 +185.71%
Canary Wharf - 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +27 5 £21,000 -
Gloucestershire -32 5 £45,000 - 1
Bristol - 5 £27,000 - 1
Leeds - 5 £21,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £21,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £22,500 -
Leamington Spa - 3 £22,500 -
City of London - 3 £60,000 - 2
Berkshire +53 2 £53,000 -7.82% 1
Surrey +32 2 £60,000 -
Manchester -9 2 £32,500 -59.37% 2
North West -17 2 £32,500 -59.37% 2
Birmingham - 2 £38,750 -
Reading +27 1 £53,000 -7.82% 1
East of England +21 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Hampshire -3 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Cheltenham -20 1 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Southampton - 1 £37,500 -
Norwich - 1 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -

Cybersecurity Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 98 (45.79%) Penetration Testing
3 85 (39.72%) CISSP
4 82 (38.32%) Python
5 81 (37.85%) Information Security
6 72 (33.64%) SIEM
7 69 (32.24%) Windows
8 56 (26.17%) Linux
9 54 (25.23%) CEH
10 52 (24.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 50 (23.36%) Security Cleared
12 49 (22.90%) CISA
13 44 (20.56%) SLA
13 44 (20.56%) Security Architecture
13 44 (20.56%) Security Operations
14 43 (20.09%) Vulnerability Management
15 42 (19.63%) Java
16 41 (19.16%) ITIL
16 41 (19.16%) Degree
17 40 (18.69%) Firewall
18 35 (16.36%) Ethical Hacking
19 33 (15.42%) Telecoms
19 33 (15.42%) C
19 33 (15.42%) C++
19 33 (15.42%) Nessus
19 33 (15.42%) Nmap
19 33 (15.42%) Metasploit
20 32 (14.95%) Finance
20 32 (14.95%) CISM
21 31 (14.49%) VxWorks

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 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.21%) SaaS
2 4 (1.87%) Office 365
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.69%) Firewall
2 27 (12.62%) Network Security
2 27 (12.62%) TCP/IP
3 23 (10.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (7.01%) Broadband
4 15 (7.01%) LTE
5 10 (4.67%) HTTP
6 6 (2.80%) HTTPS
7 5 (2.34%) SMTP
8 4 (1.87%) SSL
9 3 (1.40%) DNS
9 3 (1.40%) IMAP
9 3 (1.40%) LAN
9 3 (1.40%) POP3
9 3 (1.40%) WAN
9 3 (1.40%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.93%) FTP
10 2 (0.93%) IPsec
10 2 (0.93%) VPN
11 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.14%) Big Data
2 2 (0.93%) DB2
2 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (15.42%) Metasploit
2 10 (4.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.67%) Selenium
General
1 33 (15.42%) Telecoms
2 32 (14.95%) Finance
3 6 (2.80%) Legal
4 3 (1.40%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.40%) French Language
4 3 (1.40%) German Language
5 2 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.40%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.47%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) PCRE
2 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.55%) Security Operations Centre
2 21 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.81%) Cyber Attack
3 19 (8.88%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.94%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.21%) Cryptography
6 8 (3.74%) Statistics
7 6 (2.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.87%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.87%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.93%) CESG
9 2 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.93%) Physics
9 2 (0.93%) SCADA
9 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.47%) iPhone
10 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (32.24%) Windows
2 56 (26.17%) Linux
3 31 (14.49%) VxWorks
4 14 (6.54%) Unix
5 10 (4.67%) CentOS
6 2 (0.93%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 98 (45.79%) Penetration Testing
3 81 (37.85%) Information Security
4 72 (33.64%) SIEM
5 52 (24.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 44 (20.56%) Security Architecture
6 44 (20.56%) Security Operations
7 43 (20.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 41 (19.16%) ITIL
9 35 (16.36%) Ethical Hacking
10 31 (14.49%) Source Code Analysis
11 29 (13.55%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (12.15%) Risk Management
13 23 (10.75%) Incident Management
14 21 (9.81%) Malware Analysis
15 17 (7.94%) Open Source
16 16 (7.48%) Analytics
17 15 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (7.01%) Static Code Analysis
18 12 (5.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (38.32%) Python
2 42 (19.63%) Java
3 33 (15.42%) C
3 33 (15.42%) C++
4 27 (12.62%) SQL
5 23 (10.75%) JavaScript
6 19 (8.88%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.14%) Ruby
8 8 (3.74%) PHP
9 4 (1.87%) Perl
10 2 (0.93%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.47%) C#
11 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (39.72%) CISSP
2 54 (25.23%) CEH
3 50 (23.36%) Security Cleared
4 49 (22.90%) CISA
5 41 (19.16%) Degree
6 32 (14.95%) CISM
7 30 (14.02%) DV Cleared
8 25 (11.68%) SANS
9 23 (10.75%) GIAC
10 21 (9.81%) GCIA
11 17 (7.94%) GCIH
12 12 (5.61%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (5.61%) CREST Certified
12 12 (5.61%) Security+ Certification
13 10 (4.67%) ISEB
13 10 (4.67%) ISTQB
14 9 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (4.21%) SC Cleared
15 8 (3.74%) CCNP
16 7 (3.27%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (20.56%) SLA
2 15 (7.01%) COBIT
3 14 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (5.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.47%) COSO
5 1 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.47%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (3.74%) Snort
2 5 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 33 (15.42%) Nessus
1 33 (15.42%) Nmap
2 6 (2.80%) EnCase
2 6 (2.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.47%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 25 (11.68%) Splunk
2 14 (6.54%) Cisco
3 13 (6.07%) ArcSight
3 13 (6.07%) LogRhythm
4 10 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.21%) Qualys
6 8 (3.74%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.27%) Palo Alto
7 7 (3.27%) Trend Micro
8 6 (2.80%) Sun
9 5 (2.34%) Fortinet
9 5 (2.34%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.40%) HP
11 2 (0.93%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.93%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.93%) VMware
12 1 (0.47%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.47%) Clearswift
12 1 (0.47%) Symantec
12 1 (0.47%) Tripwire
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
itv
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £25,000-£40,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London
Acumin Consulting
Salary: £40,000 per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Airbus
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago