The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 709 778 836
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +58
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 196 101 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.093% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.098% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 178 72 57
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 +56 185 £45,000 +12.50% 20
London +13 79 £55,000 - 12
South East -7 43 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Surrey +1 35 £43,500 +8.75% 1
East of England - 25 £45,000 - 3
City of London +4 22 £53,750 +53.57% 6
Cambridge - 18 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 18 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands -11 12 £27,000 -44.61% 1
East Midlands 0 11 £36,500 -1.35%
Northamptonshire - 11 £36,500 -
North West +3 10 £35,000 -9.09% 1
Scotland -2 10 £41,000 -
Glasgow - 10 £41,000 -
Northampton - 9 £36,500 -
Manchester +1 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Staffordshire - 6 £21,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Potters Bar - 5 £45,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £21,000 -
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £32,000 -24.70%
Milton Keynes -7 4 £32,000 -20.00%
Merseyside -3 3 £50,000 +31.57% 1
Reigate -20 3 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 - 1
South West -14 2 £35,000 -15.15% 1
West Yorkshire -35 2 £30,000 -
Leeds -37 2 £29,500 -
Yorkshire -44 2 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £35,000 -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 340 (100.00%) Information Security
2 119 (35.00%) CISSP
2 119 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 113 (33.24%) Finance
4 96 (28.24%) Firewall
5 91 (26.76%) Penetration Testing
6 81 (23.82%) Management Information System
7 72 (21.18%) Microsoft
7 72 (21.18%) Degree
8 71 (20.88%) PCI DSS
9 63 (18.53%) Windows
10 61 (17.94%) UNIX
11 60 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 60 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 55 (16.18%) CISM
13 47 (13.82%) ITIL
14 44 (12.94%) Network Security
15 43 (12.65%) Linux
15 43 (12.65%) Risk Management
16 40 (11.76%) Legal
17 38 (11.18%) Data Protection
18 36 (10.59%) WAN
19 35 (10.29%) LAN
20 34 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
21 33 (9.71%) ISMS
22 32 (9.41%) Cisco
22 32 (9.41%) Risk Assessment
23 31 (9.12%) Security Management
23 31 (9.12%) Change Management
24 30 (8.82%) MS Excel

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 30 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 96 (28.24%) Firewall
2 44 (12.94%) Network Security
3 36 (10.59%) WAN
4 35 (10.29%) LAN
5 34 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 27 (7.94%) TCP/IP
7 15 (4.41%) Internet
8 8 (2.35%) Intranet
9 6 (1.76%) Wireless
9 6 (1.76%) VPN
10 3 (0.88%) SAN
10 3 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.59%) NGN
11 2 (0.59%) DNS
12 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.29%) DHCP
12 1 (0.29%) FTP
12 1 (0.29%) HTTP
12 1 (0.29%) LDAP
12 1 (0.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.59%) Big Data
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 113 (33.24%) Finance
2 40 (11.76%) Legal
3 19 (5.59%) Banking
4 15 (4.41%) Law
5 8 (2.35%) Retail
6 7 (2.06%) Games
7 6 (1.76%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.59%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.71%) Web Services
2 9 (2.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.29%) Middleware
3 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.29%) Java EE
3 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 81 (23.82%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.47%) NHS
3 5 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (0.88%) CESG
5 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.29%) Open Source
6 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 63 (18.53%) Windows
2 61 (17.94%) UNIX
3 43 (12.65%) Linux
4 2 (0.59%) Solaris
5 1 (0.29%) AIX
5 1 (0.29%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.29%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (100.00%) Information Security
2 91 (26.76%) Penetration Testing
3 60 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 60 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 47 (13.82%) ITIL
5 43 (12.65%) Risk Management
6 38 (11.18%) Data Protection
7 33 (9.71%) ISMS
8 32 (9.41%) Risk Assessment
9 31 (9.12%) Security Management
9 31 (9.12%) Change Management
10 25 (7.35%) Information Security Management
11 24 (7.06%) Vulnerability Management
12 21 (6.18%) Risk Analysis
12 21 (6.18%) Project Management
13 19 (5.59%) Network Architecture
13 19 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (5.29%) SIEM
14 18 (5.29%) Security Testing
15 16 (4.71%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.35%) SQL
2 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
2 3 (0.88%) C
2 3 (0.88%) C#
2 3 (0.88%) Java
3 2 (0.59%) Perl
3 2 (0.59%) Python
4 1 (0.29%) Ruby
4 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 119 (35.00%) CISSP
2 72 (21.18%) Degree
3 55 (16.18%) CISM
4 28 (8.24%) CISA
5 15 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (4.41%) CCNA
6 14 (4.12%) CCSA
6 14 (4.12%) SSCP
7 12 (3.53%) GIAC
8 11 (3.24%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.94%) CEH
9 10 (2.94%) CRISC
10 9 (2.65%) ISSAP
10 9 (2.65%) ISSMP
11 8 (2.35%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (1.76%) MCSE
12 6 (1.76%) CGEIT
12 6 (1.76%) EnCE
13 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (20.88%) PCI DSS
3 30 (8.82%) COBIT
4 9 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.06%) COSO
5 7 (2.06%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.59%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) BS7799
7 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.59%) Snort
3 1 (0.29%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 8 (2.35%) Nessus
2 2 (0.59%) OSSEC
2 2 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.41%) Cisco
3 29 (8.53%) Qualys
4 28 (8.24%) CheckPoint
5 20 (5.88%) Symantec
5 20 (5.88%) McAfee
6 6 (1.76%) Sourcefire
6 6 (1.76%) Splunk
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle
8 3 (0.88%) Websense
9 2 (0.59%) Apple
10 1 (0.29%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.29%) Tripwire
10 1 (0.29%) Google
10 1 (0.29%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.29%) TippingPoint
10 1 (0.29%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.29%) JBoss
10 1 (0.29%) HP
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000 Package + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Excellent Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Car, Bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £500.00 - £539.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £36500.00 per annum + car plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago