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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 748 746 805
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +59
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 135 161 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 114 139 58
Average salary £46,750 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.47% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 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 22 May 2015. 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 -16 107 £50,000 +13.63% 16
London +38 61 £53,750 +10.25% 4
Scotland +48 28 £42,000 - 4
Glasgow +22 18 £37,750 -10.11% 4
City of London +31 17 £51,750 -5.90% 2
North West +9 13 £57,500 +58.62% 3
Yorkshire +11 12 £41,500 +38.33% 4
South East -24 10 £42,250 -6.11%
Edinburgh - 10 £53,000 -
Warrington - 9 £57,500 -
Cheshire - 9 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire +19 8 £41,500 +38.33% 2
East of England +4 7 £54,000 +35.00% 1
Bradford -14 6 £40,750 +35.83% 1
Hampshire +3 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Manchester +18 4 £29,000 -17.14% 3
Liverpool +17 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Merseyside +13 4 £57,500 +15.00%
South West -9 4 £45,000 +40.62% 2
St Helens - 4 £57,500 -
Watford +12 3 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Suffolk +9 3 £54,000 +66.15%
Surrey -4 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Hertfordshire -8 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Portsmouth - 3 £35,000 -
Leeds +14 2 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Dorset +7 2 - - 1
Bournemouth -6 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -10 2 £45,000 +40.62%
North Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 2

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Information Security
2 164 (56.94%) CISSP
3 115 (39.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 112 (38.89%) Finance
5 77 (26.74%) Firewall
6 68 (23.61%) PCI DSS
7 67 (23.26%) CISM
8 63 (21.88%) ITIL
9 61 (21.18%) Degree
10 57 (19.79%) Cyber Security
11 56 (19.44%) CISA
12 55 (19.10%) Management Information System
13 48 (16.67%) Network Security
14 47 (16.32%) Security Management
15 45 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
16 44 (15.28%) COBIT
17 40 (13.89%) Risk Management
18 39 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (13.19%) Banking
20 37 (12.85%) Windows
21 36 (12.50%) Legal
21 36 (12.50%) CRISC
22 33 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
23 31 (10.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 28 (9.72%) CEH
24 28 (9.72%) ISMS
24 28 (9.72%) SIEM
24 28 (9.72%) Information Security Management
25 26 (9.03%) Incident Management
26 25 (8.68%) Data Protection

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (2.08%) IIS
2 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.35%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (26.74%) Firewall
2 48 (16.67%) Network Security
3 18 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.90%) Internet
4 17 (5.90%) LAN
4 17 (5.90%) WAN
5 15 (5.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (3.47%) Intranet
7 6 (2.08%) VPN
7 6 (2.08%) SAN
8 5 (1.74%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (1.39%) Wireless
10 3 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.69%) Wireless Security
11 2 (0.69%) SMTP
11 2 (0.69%) SSL
12 1 (0.35%) DMZ
12 1 (0.35%) IPsec
12 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 112 (38.89%) Finance
2 38 (13.19%) Banking
3 36 (12.50%) Legal
4 23 (7.99%) Law
5 8 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.08%) Retail
6 6 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.39%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.39%) Publishing
7 4 (1.39%) Back Office
8 3 (1.04%) Marketing
9 2 (0.69%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.04%) Middleware
1 3 (1.04%) JSP
2 2 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.10%) Management Information System
2 39 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.86%) PKI
3 14 (4.86%) Cryptography
4 8 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.08%) Life Science
6 4 (1.39%) Online Banking
6 4 (1.39%) RMADS
6 4 (1.39%) Blog
6 4 (1.39%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.39%) Open Source
6 4 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.39%) CESG
7 3 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.69%) CMDB
8 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.35%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.85%) Windows
2 17 (5.90%) Linux
3 10 (3.47%) UNIX
4 5 (1.74%) Solaris
4 5 (1.74%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (100.00%) Information Security
2 63 (21.88%) ITIL
3 57 (19.79%) Cyber Security
4 47 (16.32%) Security Management
5 45 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
6 40 (13.89%) Risk Management
7 33 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
8 31 (10.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 28 (9.72%) ISMS
9 28 (9.72%) SIEM
9 28 (9.72%) Information Security Management
10 26 (9.03%) Incident Management
11 25 (8.68%) Data Protection
12 24 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
13 22 (7.64%) Data Security
14 19 (6.60%) Business Continuity
15 18 (6.25%) Identity Management
15 18 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (5.90%) E-Commerce
17 16 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.39%) SQL
2 2 (0.69%) C
3 1 (0.35%) C++
3 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 164 (56.94%) CISSP
2 67 (23.26%) CISM
3 61 (21.18%) Degree
4 56 (19.44%) CISA
5 36 (12.50%) CRISC
6 28 (9.72%) CEH
7 22 (7.64%) GIAC
8 15 (5.21%) SSCP
9 12 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 11 (3.82%) CISMP
11 9 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (2.78%) GSEC
12 8 (2.78%) Security+ Certification
12 8 (2.78%) SC Cleared
13 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.08%) CCNA
14 4 (1.39%) ISSAP
14 4 (1.39%) ISSMP
14 4 (1.39%) GCIA
14 4 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (39.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (23.61%) PCI DSS
3 44 (15.28%) COBIT
4 16 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (3.13%) SLA
6 6 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (1.04%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.69%) MiFID
8 2 (0.69%) QA
8 2 (0.69%) EMIR
8 2 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.69%) Basel II
8 2 (0.69%) BS7799
9 1 (0.35%) FISMA
9 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.35%) COSO
System Software
1 25 (8.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (8.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.56%) Cisco
3 11 (3.82%) McAfee
4 9 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 6 (2.08%) Websense
6 5 (1.74%) Symantec
6 5 (1.74%) VMware
7 4 (1.39%) Tripwire
7 4 (1.39%) Qualys
7 4 (1.39%) ArcSight
7 4 (1.39%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (1.04%) Juniper
8 3 (1.04%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.04%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.69%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.69%) Twitter
9 2 (0.69%) HP
9 2 (0.69%) Dell
10 1 (0.35%) Remedy
10 1 (0.35%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37500 - £55000 per annum + DOE Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £41500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £41500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Fruition IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 10 days ago
Bradford
Fruition IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago