The table below looks at the statistics for the Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 716 765 829
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +64
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 189 109 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.100% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 171 85 53
Average salary £49,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
110459 102962 113755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.21% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 89415 85315 97320
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the UK.

Information Security Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 within the UK.

Information Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 August 2014. 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 +68 179 £50,000 +25.00% 13
London +60 87 £55,000 +29.41% 7
South East -14 36 £43,500 +8.75%
Surrey -3 31 £43,500 +8.75%
East of England +9 22 £45,000 -10.00% 1
City of London -1 21 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Cambridgeshire - 14 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 14 £50,000 -
East Midlands -1 9 £36,500 +7.35%
North West -10 9 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Scotland -12 9 £41,000 -18.00%
Northamptonshire - 9 £36,500 -
Glasgow - 9 £41,000 -
West Midlands -3 8 £32,500 - 1
Manchester -1 6 £34,500 -17.85% 1
Hertfordshire -2 6 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Northampton - 6 £36,500 -
Potters Bar - 6 £45,000 - 1
South West -13 4 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Redhill - 4 £43,500 -
Merseyside 0 3 £50,000 +31.57%
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £26,500 -41.11%
Milton Keynes -8 3 £26,500 -41.11%
Reigate -24 3 £43,500 +8.75%
Yorkshire -41 3 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £21,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £21,000 -
North Yorkshire -12 2 £36,500 +25.86% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £35,000 -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 349 (100.00%) Information Security
2 131 (37.54%) CISSP
3 126 (36.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 114 (32.66%) Finance
4 114 (32.66%) Firewall
5 92 (26.36%) Penetration Testing
6 91 (26.07%) Management Information System
7 77 (22.06%) PCI DSS
8 76 (21.78%) Windows
9 75 (21.49%) Degree
10 73 (20.92%) UNIX
11 72 (20.63%) Microsoft
12 66 (18.91%) E-Commerce
13 65 (18.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 57 (16.33%) CISM
15 56 (16.05%) Network Security
16 46 (13.18%) Linux
17 45 (12.89%) Risk Management
18 44 (12.61%) ITIL
19 43 (12.32%) ISMS
20 42 (12.03%) Security Management
21 39 (11.17%) Legal
21 39 (11.17%) Data Protection
21 39 (11.17%) Intrusion Detection
22 37 (10.60%) TCP/IP
23 35 (10.03%) WAN
23 35 (10.03%) Information Security Management
24 34 (9.74%) LAN
25 33 (9.46%) Risk Assessment
25 33 (9.46%) Kalman Filter

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.72%) MS Office
2 13 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.87%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 114 (32.66%) Firewall
2 56 (16.05%) Network Security
3 39 (11.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 37 (10.60%) TCP/IP
5 35 (10.03%) WAN
6 34 (9.74%) LAN
7 21 (6.02%) Internet
8 13 (3.72%) Intranet
9 10 (2.87%) VPN
10 9 (2.58%) Wireless
11 4 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.86%) DNS
12 3 (0.86%) SAN
13 2 (0.57%) LDAP
13 2 (0.57%) NGN
14 1 (0.29%) ATM
14 1 (0.29%) DHCP
14 1 (0.29%) HTTP
14 1 (0.29%) SMTP
14 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.57%) Big Data
2 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
General
1 114 (32.66%) Finance
2 39 (11.17%) Legal
3 23 (6.59%) Law
4 18 (5.16%) Banking
5 8 (2.29%) Retail
5 8 (2.29%) Multimedia
6 7 (2.01%) Games
7 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.73%) Web Services
2 8 (2.29%) .NET
3 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.29%) Java EE
3 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 91 (26.07%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 6 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (1.43%) NHS
5 3 (0.86%) CESG
6 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.78%) Windows
2 73 (20.92%) UNIX
3 46 (13.18%) Linux
4 2 (0.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.29%) AIX
5 1 (0.29%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (100.00%) Information Security
2 92 (26.36%) Penetration Testing
3 66 (18.91%) E-Commerce
4 65 (18.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 45 (12.89%) Risk Management
6 44 (12.61%) ITIL
7 43 (12.32%) ISMS
8 42 (12.03%) Security Management
9 39 (11.17%) Data Protection
10 35 (10.03%) Information Security Management
11 33 (9.46%) Risk Assessment
11 33 (9.46%) Kalman Filter
12 31 (8.88%) Vulnerability Management
13 30 (8.60%) Change Management
14 25 (7.16%) Risk Analysis
15 23 (6.59%) Network Architecture
16 22 (6.30%) Security Testing
17 21 (6.02%) SIEM
18 20 (5.73%) Continuous Improvement
19 19 (5.44%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.29%) SQL
2 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (0.86%) C
2 3 (0.86%) Java
3 2 (0.57%) Perl
3 2 (0.57%) C#
4 1 (0.29%) Ruby
4 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 131 (37.54%) CISSP
2 75 (21.49%) Degree
3 57 (16.33%) CISM
4 27 (7.74%) CISA
5 21 (6.02%) GIAC
6 17 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (4.58%) CEH
8 13 (3.72%) CRISC
9 12 (3.44%) ISSAP
9 12 (3.44%) ISSMP
10 11 (3.15%) SSCP
10 11 (3.15%) MCSE
11 10 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (2.87%) CCNA
12 9 (2.58%) CCSA
13 7 (2.01%) CGEIT
13 7 (2.01%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.72%) EnCE
15 5 (1.43%) ISEB
15 5 (1.43%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (36.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (22.06%) PCI DSS
3 27 (7.74%) COBIT
4 9 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.72%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.15%) SLA
7 2 (0.57%) BS7799
7 2 (0.57%) COSO
8 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Snort
3 1 (0.29%) Nmap
3 1 (0.29%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 14 (4.01%) Nessus
2 3 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.57%) OSSEC
3 2 (0.57%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.88%) Cisco
3 30 (8.60%) Qualys
4 26 (7.45%) CheckPoint
5 14 (4.01%) Symantec
6 13 (3.72%) McAfee
7 6 (1.72%) Sourcefire
7 6 (1.72%) Splunk
8 3 (0.86%) Websense
9 2 (0.57%) HP
9 2 (0.57%) Sun
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle
9 2 (0.57%) TippingPoint
9 2 (0.57%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.29%) Google
10 1 (0.29%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.29%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.29%) AlgoSec
10 1 (0.29%) Tufin
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Car, Bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago