The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Information Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 718 764 780
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 196 218 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 164 185 195
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.04%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title.

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 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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 +45 182 £50,000 +11.11% 14
London +63 83 £60,000 - 6
South East +18 39 £50,500 +16.09%
Berkshire +28 25 £50,000 -13.79%
West Midlands +4 20 £40,000 +110.52% 3
North West +23 16 £37,500 +30.43% 2
Manchester +6 16 £37,500 +30.43% 1
City of London +65 12 £65,000 +8.33%
South West +13 11 £32,000 -11.72% 1
Coventry +9 10 £37,500 -
Scotland -19 8 £44,000 +7.97% 1
Windsor - 7 £62,500 -
East of England +33 6 £39,000 -29.09% 2
Surrey +32 5 £51,000 +7.36%
Glasgow -7 5 £39,000 +3.31%
Birmingham - 5 £41,250 - 2
Kent +23 4 £70,000 +105.88%
Reading +12 4 £47,500 +46.15%
Bristol +11 4 £31,500 -3.07%
West Sussex -6 4 £50,000 +14.94%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £47,000 -
North East - 4 £45,000 -
Stirling - 3 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £40,250 - 1
Dorset - 3 £27,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £47,000 -
Bromley - 3 £57,500 -
Bournemouth - 3 £27,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire +10 2 £50,000 +6.38%

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Information Security 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 Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 430 (100.00%) Information Security
2 266 (61.86%) CISSP
3 215 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 149 (34.65%) CISM
5 140 (32.56%) PCI DSS
6 128 (29.77%) CISA
7 113 (26.28%) Risk Management
8 104 (24.19%) Management Information System
9 102 (23.72%) Finance
10 92 (21.40%) Degree
11 91 (21.16%) Data Protection
12 90 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
13 89 (20.70%) SIEM
14 73 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
15 72 (16.74%) Windows
16 64 (14.88%) COBIT
17 56 (13.02%) Security Operations
18 53 (12.33%) ITIL
19 51 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
20 48 (11.16%) Linux
21 47 (10.93%) Nessus
21 47 (10.93%) Data Protection Act
21 47 (10.93%) Incident Management
22 45 (10.47%) Security Management
23 44 (10.23%) Banking
24 43 (10.00%) CEH
25 42 (9.77%) CISMP
26 41 (9.53%) CRISC
26 41 (9.53%) Computer Science
26 41 (9.53%) Firewall

Information Security 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 13 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.63%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.33%) assyst
2 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.53%) Firewall
2 37 (8.60%) Network Security
3 32 (7.44%) Internet
4 27 (6.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (5.12%) HTTP
6 15 (3.49%) Intranet
7 13 (3.02%) Wireless
8 10 (2.33%) DMZ
9 9 (2.09%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.86%) LAN
10 8 (1.86%) WAN
11 7 (1.63%) VPN
12 6 (1.40%) SSL
13 3 (0.70%) DNS
13 3 (0.70%) IPsec
14 2 (0.47%) Skype
14 2 (0.47%) SMTP
14 2 (0.47%) tcpdump
14 2 (0.47%) Wireshark
15 1 (0.23%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.93%) AppScan
2 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
General
1 102 (23.72%) Finance
2 44 (10.23%) Banking
3 40 (9.30%) Legal
4 24 (5.58%) Retail
5 19 (4.42%) Games
6 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.16%) Advertising
7 5 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.16%) Law
8 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.16%) LAMP
2 2 (0.47%) Middleware
3 1 (0.23%) .NET
3 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.23%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 104 (24.19%) Management Information System
2 47 (10.93%) Data Protection Act
3 41 (9.53%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.72%) Cyberthreat
6 15 (3.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 15 (3.49%) SWIFT
7 12 (2.79%) BYOD
7 12 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.09%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.63%) CESG
10 6 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.16%) SCADA
12 3 (0.70%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.70%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.70%) FMCG
12 3 (0.70%) Life Science
12 3 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.70%) PKI
13 2 (0.47%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.74%) Windows
2 48 (11.16%) Linux
3 21 (4.88%) Unix
4 13 (3.02%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.16%) CentOS
6 4 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.93%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) Android
7 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.47%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (100.00%) Information Security
2 113 (26.28%) Risk Management
3 91 (21.16%) Data Protection
4 90 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
5 89 (20.70%) SIEM
6 73 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 56 (13.02%) Security Operations
8 53 (12.33%) ITIL
9 51 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
10 47 (10.93%) Incident Management
11 45 (10.47%) Security Management
12 40 (9.30%) Data Loss Prevention
12 40 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 39 (9.07%) Information Security Management
14 37 (8.60%) IT Audit
14 37 (8.60%) OWASP
15 33 (7.67%) ISMS
16 32 (7.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 31 (7.21%) Business Continuity
18 30 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.86%) Python
2 5 (1.16%) SQL
3 4 (0.93%) C
4 3 (0.70%) Korn
5 2 (0.47%) Perl
6 1 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.23%) Java
6 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 266 (61.86%) CISSP
2 149 (34.65%) CISM
3 128 (29.77%) CISA
4 92 (21.40%) Degree
5 43 (10.00%) CEH
6 42 (9.77%) CISMP
7 41 (9.53%) CRISC
8 33 (7.67%) GIAC
9 20 (4.65%) SANS
10 18 (4.19%) ISACA
10 18 (4.19%) OSCP
11 15 (3.49%) GSEC
12 13 (3.02%) Security Cleared
13 12 (2.79%) SC Cleared
14 11 (2.56%) SSCP
15 8 (1.86%) GCIA
15 8 (1.86%) GCIH
16 7 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (1.63%) GISF
17 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 140 (32.56%) PCI DSS
3 64 (14.88%) COBIT
4 6 (1.40%) ISO22301
4 6 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.70%) COSO
5 3 (0.70%) QA
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.47%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.23%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.23%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 22 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.70%) Snort
3 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 47 (10.93%) Nessus
2 35 (8.14%) SCCM
3 16 (3.72%) RSA Archer
4 10 (2.33%) OpenVAS
5 8 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.40%) WSUS
7 4 (0.93%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.93%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.93%) WebInspect
8 3 (0.70%) EnCase
8 3 (0.70%) Nmap
9 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 33 (7.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.28%) Qualys
3 22 (5.12%) Intel Security
3 22 (5.12%) Splunk
4 19 (4.42%) Cyber-Ark
5 18 (4.19%) Palo Alto
6 16 (3.72%) Cisco
7 13 (3.02%) Remedy
8 10 (2.33%) Acunetix
8 10 (2.33%) Bomgar
8 10 (2.33%) Kaseya
9 7 (1.63%) Forcepoint
10 6 (1.40%) Symantec
11 5 (1.16%) Juniper
12 4 (0.93%) HP
12 4 (0.93%) IBM
12 4 (0.93%) Sourcefire
12 4 (0.93%) Varonis
12 4 (0.93%) Veracode
12 4 (0.93%) VMware
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