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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Analyst
UK
Rank 660 693 795
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +102
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 196 256 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 171 218 126
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £63,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.49% +7.05%

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +46 179 £45,000 -10.00% 17
London +30 88 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East of England +50 29 £43,000 -1.71% 3
Essex +41 22 £42,500 +26.86% 1
East Midlands +4 22 £43,000 -9.47% 1
City of London +29 18 £50,500 -3.80% 2
Scotland +26 15 £46,000 +6.97% 1
Yorkshire +18 11 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 11 £45,000 -
South East +37 10 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Glasgow +24 10 £46,000 +6.97% 1
North West -23 10 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Chelmsford - 9 £43,000 -
Northampton - 9 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +18 7 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Manchester -24 7 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £65,000 - 1
Leeds +23 5 £37,500 -31.81%
West Yorkshire +21 5 £37,500 -28.57%
Leicester -17 5 £42,500 -8.10% 1
Leicestershire -20 5 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Kent +20 4 £43,750 -
West Midlands +16 4 £44,000 -2.22%
Hampshire +14 4 £72,500 +70.58% 1
Basingstoke -4 4 £72,500 +70.58% 1
Harrogate - 4 - -
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
Lincolnshire -1 3 £34,750 -9.74%
Nottingham - 3 £42,500 -

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 370 (99.46%) Information Security
2 209 (56.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 182 (48.92%) CISSP
4 127 (34.14%) Firewall
5 118 (31.72%) Finance
6 113 (30.38%) CISM
7 109 (29.30%) Management Information System
8 97 (26.08%) CISA
9 88 (23.66%) Security Management
10 78 (20.97%) Information Security Management
11 74 (19.89%) PCI DSS
11 74 (19.89%) SIEM
12 71 (19.09%) Risk Management
13 66 (17.74%) Penetration Testing
13 66 (17.74%) Cybersecurity
14 65 (17.47%) Risk Assessment
15 56 (15.05%) Windows
16 55 (14.78%) Data Protection
17 54 (14.52%) Vulnerability Management
18 50 (13.44%) Network Security
19 49 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
20 48 (12.90%) Security Architecture
21 47 (12.63%) ITIL
21 47 (12.63%) Security Operations
22 42 (11.29%) Degree
23 41 (11.02%) COBIT
23 41 (11.02%) Linux
24 34 (9.14%) Risk Analysis
25 32 (8.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
26 31 (8.33%) CEH

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 9 (2.42%) IIS
2 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.61%) assyst
2 4 (1.08%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.42%) IaaS
1 9 (2.42%) PaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Loggly
2 2 (0.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 127 (34.14%) Firewall
2 50 (13.44%) Network Security
3 29 (7.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (3.23%) DNS
5 8 (2.15%) tcpdump
5 8 (2.15%) VPN
5 8 (2.15%) Wireshark
6 7 (1.88%) Internet
7 6 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.34%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (1.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.34%) SSL
9 4 (1.08%) HTTP
9 4 (1.08%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.08%) LDAP
9 4 (1.08%) Wireless
10 1 (0.27%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
1 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
General
1 118 (31.72%) Finance
2 24 (6.45%) Legal
3 23 (6.18%) Banking
4 22 (5.91%) Retail
5 14 (3.76%) Law
6 6 (1.61%) Games
6 6 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.34%) SAML
2 4 (1.08%) SailPoint
3 3 (0.81%) HTML
3 3 (0.81%) Web Services
4 2 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.27%) .NET
5 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.27%) OAuth
5 1 (0.27%) ODBC
5 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.27%) RESTful
5 1 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (29.30%) Management Information System
2 49 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.06%) Data Protection Act
4 22 (5.91%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.42%) Fintech
6 8 (2.15%) Cybercrime
6 8 (2.15%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (2.15%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.88%) CESG
8 6 (1.61%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.34%) BYOD
9 5 (1.34%) PKI
10 4 (1.08%) Derivative
10 4 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.08%) Life Science
11 3 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.54%) Xbox
13 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.05%) Windows
2 41 (11.02%) Linux
3 20 (5.38%) Unix
4 9 (2.42%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (99.46%) Information Security
2 88 (23.66%) Security Management
3 78 (20.97%) Information Security Management
4 74 (19.89%) SIEM
5 71 (19.09%) Risk Management
6 66 (17.74%) Cybersecurity
6 66 (17.74%) Penetration Testing
7 65 (17.47%) Risk Assessment
8 55 (14.78%) Data Protection
9 54 (14.52%) Vulnerability Management
10 48 (12.90%) Security Architecture
11 47 (12.63%) ITIL
11 47 (12.63%) Security Operations
12 34 (9.14%) Risk Analysis
13 31 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 29 (7.80%) Security Monitoring
15 28 (7.53%) ISMS
16 27 (7.26%) E-Commerce
16 27 (7.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.49%) Java
2 9 (2.42%) PowerShell
2 9 (2.42%) Scala
3 5 (1.34%) C#
4 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.54%) C
5 2 (0.54%) SQL
6 1 (0.27%) Korn
6 1 (0.27%) Python
6 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 182 (48.92%) CISSP
2 113 (30.38%) CISM
3 97 (26.08%) CISA
4 42 (11.29%) Degree
5 31 (8.33%) CEH
6 28 (7.53%) CRISC
7 27 (7.26%) GIAC
8 23 (6.18%) SANS
9 20 (5.38%) GSEC
10 15 (4.03%) CISMP
11 12 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (2.15%) IISP
13 7 (1.88%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (1.61%) GCIA
14 6 (1.61%) GCIH
15 5 (1.34%) ISACA
16 4 (1.08%) CCSP
16 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
16 4 (1.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (56.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (19.89%) PCI DSS
3 41 (11.02%) COBIT
4 32 (8.60%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 18 (4.84%) GDPR
6 12 (3.23%) ISO22301
7 6 (1.61%) ISO27002
8 4 (1.08%) SLA
9 2 (0.54%) FISMA
9 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.27%) GPG13
10 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (5.65%) Nessus
2 12 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (3.23%) SCCM
3 7 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.81%) CSIRT
5 3 (0.81%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.54%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (0.54%) Kibana
6 2 (0.54%) logstash
6 2 (0.54%) QRadar
7 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (6.18%) Cisco
2 19 (5.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.96%) CheckPoint
3 11 (2.96%) Dell
3 11 (2.96%) Splunk
4 10 (2.69%) Oracle
4 10 (2.69%) Qualys
5 8 (2.15%) Intel Security
5 8 (2.15%) LogRhythm
6 7 (1.88%) Blue Coat
6 7 (1.88%) FireEye
6 7 (1.88%) Palo Alto
7 6 (1.61%) Juniper
8 5 (1.34%) F5
9 4 (1.08%) Sourcefire
10 3 (0.81%) Forcepoint
10 3 (0.81%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.54%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.54%) Symantec
11 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
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