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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 716 749 819
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +70
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 181 130 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 159 111 47
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% -16.66%

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +48 179 £42,500 - 23
London +33 94 £50,000 +17.64% 13
City of London +21 27 £43,750 +1.74% 6
West Midlands +7 26 £19,000 -29.62% 2
Staffordshire +5 18 £19,000 -29.62%
Stoke-on-Trent +21 17 £19,000 -26.92%
South East -12 17 £43,500 +8.75% 4
South West -9 12 £35,750 -10.62% 1
Dorset - 10 - -
Bournemouth - 10 - -
East Midlands - 9 £37,500 -
East of England -4 8 £47,000 -6.00% 3
Surrey -14 8 £38,000 -3.79%
Yorkshire -27 7 £38,000 +1.33%
Northamptonshire - 7 £36,250 -
North West -14 6 £42,500 +25.00%
Hampshire -9 5 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £65,000 - 1
Skipton - 5 £38,000 -
Northampton - 5 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £38,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +7 3 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Manchester -16 3 £35,000 +2.94%
Harrow - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +17 2 £70,000 +102.89% 3
West Yorkshire -21 2 - -
Hertfordshire -22 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leeds -24 2 - -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 380 (100.00%) Information Security
2 165 (43.42%) CISSP
3 139 (36.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 118 (31.05%) Finance
5 114 (30.00%) Firewall
6 102 (26.84%) Degree
7 99 (26.05%) PCI DSS
8 85 (22.37%) CISM
9 81 (21.32%) Management Information System
10 74 (19.47%) Windows
10 74 (19.47%) Penetration Testing
11 70 (18.42%) UNIX
12 64 (16.84%) E-Commerce
12 64 (16.84%) Data Protection
13 51 (13.42%) ITIL
14 50 (13.16%) Network Security
14 50 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 49 (12.89%) ISMS
15 49 (12.89%) Microsoft
16 48 (12.63%) Security Management
17 47 (12.37%) Risk Management
18 40 (10.53%) Information Security Management
18 40 (10.53%) CISA
19 39 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
19 39 (10.26%) Linux
20 38 (10.00%) TCP/IP
21 36 (9.47%) Security Testing
22 33 (8.68%) Network Architecture
22 33 (8.68%) Internet
23 31 (8.16%) Law

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (0.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.26%) IIS
1 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.16%) MS Office
3 7 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.89%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 114 (30.00%) Firewall
2 50 (13.16%) Network Security
3 38 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 33 (8.68%) Internet
5 28 (7.37%) Intranet
6 26 (6.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 25 (6.58%) WAN
8 22 (5.79%) LAN
9 17 (4.47%) VPN
10 15 (3.95%) Wireless
11 9 (2.37%) Wireshark
11 9 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.32%) LDAP
13 3 (0.79%) SMTP
13 3 (0.79%) IPsec
13 3 (0.79%) DMZ
13 3 (0.79%) SSL
14 2 (0.53%) SAN
14 2 (0.53%) DNS
15 1 (0.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.05%) Big Data
2 2 (0.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Metasploit
General
1 118 (31.05%) Finance
2 31 (8.16%) Law
2 31 (8.16%) Banking
3 24 (6.32%) Legal
4 13 (3.42%) Retail
5 8 (2.11%) Multimedia
6 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.32%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.26%) Automotive
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.00%) Web Services
2 7 (1.84%) .NET
3 6 (1.58%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 81 (21.32%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.53%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (4.21%) SWIFT
5 7 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.53%) Online Gambling
6 2 (0.53%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.26%) Online Games
7 1 (0.26%) SCADA
7 1 (0.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 74 (19.47%) Windows
2 70 (18.42%) UNIX
3 39 (10.26%) Linux
4 2 (0.53%) Solaris
5 1 (0.26%) AIX
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (100.00%) Information Security
2 74 (19.47%) Penetration Testing
3 64 (16.84%) E-Commerce
3 64 (16.84%) Data Protection
4 51 (13.42%) ITIL
5 50 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 49 (12.89%) ISMS
7 48 (12.63%) Security Management
8 47 (12.37%) Risk Management
9 40 (10.53%) Information Security Management
10 39 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
11 36 (9.47%) Security Testing
12 33 (8.68%) Network Architecture
13 24 (6.32%) Risk Analysis
14 23 (6.05%) Vulnerability Management
15 20 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
15 20 (5.26%) Information Assurance
15 20 (5.26%) Change Management
16 19 (5.00%) Cyber Security
16 19 (5.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.63%) SQL
2 6 (1.58%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (0.79%) Java
4 2 (0.53%) C
4 2 (0.53%) C#
5 1 (0.26%) Perl
5 1 (0.26%) Python
5 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 165 (43.42%) CISSP
2 102 (26.84%) Degree
3 85 (22.37%) CISM
4 40 (10.53%) CISA
5 22 (5.79%) CISMP
6 18 (4.74%) GIAC
7 17 (4.47%) ISSAP
7 17 (4.47%) ISSMP
7 17 (4.47%) CRISC
8 14 (3.68%) CEH
9 13 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (3.16%) MCSE
11 9 (2.37%) CGEIT
12 6 (1.58%) EnCE
12 6 (1.58%) CCNA
12 6 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.32%) ISEB
14 3 (0.79%) CNA
14 3 (0.79%) Novell Certification
14 3 (0.79%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (36.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (26.05%) PCI DSS
3 28 (7.37%) COBIT
4 14 (3.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.32%) BS7799
6 4 (1.05%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.79%) SLA
8 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.53%) COSO
System Software
1 18 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.79%) Nmap
3 2 (0.53%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.53%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (3.95%) Nessus
2 4 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.05%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.53%) OSSEC
3 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 49 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.11%) Cisco
3 22 (5.79%) CheckPoint
4 21 (5.53%) Qualys
5 6 (1.58%) McAfee
5 6 (1.58%) Websense
6 4 (1.05%) Symantec
6 4 (1.05%) Tripwire
6 4 (1.05%) HP
6 4 (1.05%) TippingPoint
7 2 (0.53%) F5
7 2 (0.53%) Splunk
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle
7 2 (0.53%) Sun
7 2 (0.53%) Sourcefire
7 2 (0.53%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.26%) VMware
8 1 (0.26%) NetIQ
8 1 (0.26%) NCR
8 1 (0.26%) Nokia
Croydon, Surrey
dotMailer Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bromley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Car, Bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Salary is approx 40-65k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
LEXSTRA
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + 15% bonus, 8% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago