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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 684 783 825
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 209 128 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.12% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.12% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 185 106 42
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,750 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%

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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
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 £26,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +68 206 £42,500 - 16
London +40 116 £42,500 -10.52% 9
City of London +58 52 £42,500 -10.52% 4
West Midlands +22 29 £19,000 -29.62% 1
Staffordshire +13 18 £19,000 -29.62%
Stoke-on-Trent +25 17 £19,000 -26.92%
South East -19 17 £40,000 - 1
South West -19 11 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 11 £44,500 -
Yorkshire -34 9 £38,000 +1.33% 5
East of England - 9 £40,000 -
Surrey +10 8 £31,500 -20.25%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -15 7 £37,000 -1.33% 5
Northamptonshire - 7 £37,500 -
Dorset - 7 - -
Bournemouth - 7 - -
Cambridge - 7 £40,000 -
Northampton - 6 £37,500 -
Hampshire -8 5 £40,000 -
Leeds -11 5 - - 3
Coventry - 5 £38,500 - 1
North West -21 4 £42,500 +25.00%
Warwickshire - 4 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £50,000 -
Berkshire +16 3 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Dorking - 3 £33,000 -
Oxfordshire +11 2 £70,000 +102.89%
Reading +6 2 £67,500 +17.39%

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 399 (99.75%) Information Security
2 199 (49.75%) CISSP
3 144 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 124 (31.00%) Finance
4 124 (31.00%) Firewall
5 112 (28.00%) PCI DSS
6 104 (26.00%) Degree
7 92 (23.00%) CISM
8 81 (20.25%) Management Information System
9 75 (18.75%) Windows
10 66 (16.50%) UNIX
10 66 (16.50%) Data Protection
11 64 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
12 59 (14.75%) E-Commerce
13 52 (13.00%) Microsoft
14 49 (12.25%) ITIL
14 49 (12.25%) Security Management
15 48 (12.00%) Risk Management
15 48 (12.00%) Network Security
16 47 (11.75%) CISA
17 45 (11.25%) COBIT
17 45 (11.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 45 (11.25%) ISMS
18 39 (9.75%) Information Security Management
18 39 (9.75%) Linux
19 37 (9.25%) Banking
20 36 (9.00%) Information Assurance
20 36 (9.00%) Risk Assessment
21 33 (8.25%) TCP/IP
21 33 (8.25%) Internet

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (0.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.25%) IIS
1 1 (0.25%) JBoss
1 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.00%) MS Office
3 8 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (31.00%) Firewall
2 48 (12.00%) Network Security
3 33 (8.25%) Internet
3 33 (8.25%) TCP/IP
4 28 (7.00%) Intranet
5 25 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (4.25%) VPN
6 17 (4.25%) WAN
7 15 (3.75%) LAN
8 14 (3.50%) Wireless
9 10 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (2.25%) Wireshark
11 5 (1.25%) LDAP
12 3 (0.75%) SMTP
12 3 (0.75%) SSL
12 3 (0.75%) IPsec
12 3 (0.75%) DMZ
13 2 (0.50%) SAN
13 2 (0.50%) HTTP
14 1 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.75%) Big Data
2 2 (0.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Metasploit
General
1 124 (31.00%) Finance
2 37 (9.25%) Banking
3 32 (8.00%) Law
4 21 (5.25%) Legal
5 15 (3.75%) Retail
6 6 (1.50%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.50%) Publishing
7 3 (0.75%) Games
8 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.50%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.25%) Web Services
2 6 (1.50%) Regular Expression
3 4 (1.00%) .NET
4 3 (0.75%) Middleware
5 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 81 (20.25%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.25%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (4.00%) SWIFT
5 10 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.75%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.50%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.25%) Online Games
9 1 (0.25%) SCADA
9 1 (0.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 75 (18.75%) Windows
2 66 (16.50%) UNIX
3 39 (9.75%) Linux
4 2 (0.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.25%) AIX
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (99.75%) Information Security
2 66 (16.50%) Data Protection
3 64 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
4 59 (14.75%) E-Commerce
5 49 (12.25%) ITIL
5 49 (12.25%) Security Management
6 48 (12.00%) Risk Management
7 45 (11.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 45 (11.25%) ISMS
8 39 (9.75%) Information Security Management
9 36 (9.00%) Risk Assessment
9 36 (9.00%) Information Assurance
10 33 (8.25%) Network Architecture
11 32 (8.00%) Security Testing
12 23 (5.75%) Risk Analysis
13 22 (5.50%) Cyber Security
13 22 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (5.25%) Business Continuity
15 20 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
15 20 (5.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.50%) SQL
2 6 (1.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.75%) Java
4 2 (0.50%) C
4 2 (0.50%) C#
4 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.25%) Python
5 1 (0.25%) Ruby
5 1 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 199 (49.75%) CISSP
2 104 (26.00%) Degree
3 92 (23.00%) CISM
4 47 (11.75%) CISA
5 24 (6.00%) CISMP
6 20 (5.00%) CEH
6 20 (5.00%) GIAC
7 19 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (4.50%) CRISC
9 16 (4.00%) ISSAP
9 16 (4.00%) ISSMP
10 12 (3.00%) MCSE
11 9 (2.25%) MCP
11 9 (2.25%) CGEIT
12 8 (2.00%) Security+ Certification
13 6 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (1.50%) MCSA
13 6 (1.50%) CCNA
14 5 (1.25%) ISEB
14 5 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 112 (28.00%) PCI DSS
3 45 (11.25%) COBIT
4 16 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.25%) BS7799
6 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.75%) SLA
8 2 (0.50%) COSO
9 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 19 (4.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.75%) Nmap
3 2 (0.50%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (3.75%) Nessus
2 4 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (1.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.25%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 52 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.75%) Cisco
3 24 (6.00%) CheckPoint
4 22 (5.50%) Qualys
5 10 (2.50%) VMware
6 9 (2.25%) McAfee
7 6 (1.50%) Websense
8 4 (1.00%) Tripwire
8 4 (1.00%) HP
8 4 (1.00%) TippingPoint
8 4 (1.00%) Symantec
9 3 (0.75%) Blue Coat
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle
10 2 (0.50%) Sun
10 2 (0.50%) F5
10 2 (0.50%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.25%) Rapid7
11 1 (0.25%) AlgoSec
11 1 (0.25%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (0.25%) Tufin
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West London
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive salary and great benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
dotMailer Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago