The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 713 775 838
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +63
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 200 100 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.092% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.098% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 183 71 58
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £32,875
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +21.67%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +49 189 £45,000 +12.50% 13
London +25 86 £55,000 - 8
South East -6 41 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Surrey +2 35 £43,500 +8.75% 1
City of London +12 26 £53,750 +53.57% 3
East of England - 26 £45,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 19 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 19 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -13 11 £32,500 -33.33%
Scotland +6 10 £41,000 -
North West 0 10 £35,000 -9.09%
East Midlands -4 10 £36,500 +7.35%
Glasgow - 10 £41,000 -
Northamptonshire - 10 £36,500 -
Northampton - 8 £36,500 -
Manchester +7 7 £35,000 -30.00%
Potters Bar - 5 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £21,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes -3 4 £32,000 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £32,000 -24.70%
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £21,000 -
Merseyside 0 3 £50,000 +31.57%
Reigate -23 3 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
South West -15 2 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Yorkshire -34 2 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Leeds -38 2 £29,500 -
West Yorkshire -44 2 £30,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £35,000 -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 345 (100.00%) Information Security
2 125 (36.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 122 (35.36%) CISSP
4 116 (33.62%) Finance
5 100 (28.99%) Firewall
6 93 (26.96%) Penetration Testing
7 82 (23.77%) Management Information System
8 73 (21.16%) PCI DSS
9 72 (20.87%) Microsoft
10 71 (20.58%) Degree
11 66 (19.13%) Windows
12 64 (18.55%) UNIX
13 62 (17.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 61 (17.68%) E-Commerce
15 57 (16.52%) CISM
16 47 (13.62%) ITIL
17 46 (13.33%) Network Security
18 45 (13.04%) Risk Management
19 44 (12.75%) Linux
20 41 (11.88%) Legal
21 37 (10.72%) Data Protection
21 37 (10.72%) ISMS
21 37 (10.72%) Intrusion Detection
22 36 (10.43%) WAN
23 35 (10.14%) LAN
24 34 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
24 34 (9.86%) Security Management
25 32 (9.28%) Change Management
26 31 (8.99%) MS Excel
27 30 (8.70%) Cisco

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.74%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 100 (28.99%) Firewall
2 46 (13.33%) Network Security
3 37 (10.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 36 (10.43%) WAN
5 35 (10.14%) LAN
6 29 (8.41%) TCP/IP
7 16 (4.64%) Internet
8 9 (2.61%) Intranet
9 7 (2.03%) Wireless
9 7 (2.03%) VPN
10 3 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.87%) SAN
11 2 (0.58%) DNS
11 2 (0.58%) NGN
12 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.29%) Extranet
12 1 (0.29%) DMZ
12 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.29%) DHCP
12 1 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.58%) Big Data
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 116 (33.62%) Finance
2 41 (11.88%) Legal
3 20 (5.80%) Banking
4 17 (4.93%) Law
5 8 (2.32%) Retail
6 7 (2.03%) Games
7 6 (1.74%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.58%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.93%) Web Services
2 9 (2.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.29%) Java EE
3 1 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 82 (23.77%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (1.45%) NHS
4 3 (0.87%) CESG
5 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.58%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.29%) Open Source
6 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 66 (19.13%) Windows
2 64 (18.55%) UNIX
3 44 (12.75%) Linux
4 2 (0.58%) Solaris
5 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.29%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.29%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (100.00%) Information Security
2 93 (26.96%) Penetration Testing
3 62 (17.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 61 (17.68%) E-Commerce
5 47 (13.62%) ITIL
6 45 (13.04%) Risk Management
7 37 (10.72%) Data Protection
7 37 (10.72%) ISMS
8 34 (9.86%) Risk Assessment
8 34 (9.86%) Security Management
9 32 (9.28%) Change Management
10 28 (8.12%) Information Security Management
11 26 (7.54%) Vulnerability Management
12 22 (6.38%) Risk Analysis
13 21 (6.09%) Project Management
14 20 (5.80%) Network Architecture
15 19 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (5.22%) SIEM
16 18 (5.22%) Security Testing
17 16 (4.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.32%) SQL
2 3 (0.87%) C
2 3 (0.87%) C#
2 3 (0.87%) Java
2 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.58%) Python
3 2 (0.58%) Perl
4 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.29%) Ruby
4 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 122 (35.36%) CISSP
2 71 (20.58%) Degree
3 57 (16.52%) CISM
4 28 (8.12%) CISA
5 16 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (4.35%) GIAC
7 14 (4.06%) SSCP
8 13 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (3.77%) CCNA
9 12 (3.48%) CCSA
9 12 (3.48%) CEH
10 11 (3.19%) CRISC
10 11 (3.19%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.61%) ISSAP
11 9 (2.61%) ISSMP
12 8 (2.32%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (2.03%) MCSE
14 6 (1.74%) CGEIT
14 6 (1.74%) EnCE
15 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (36.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (21.16%) PCI DSS
3 28 (8.12%) COBIT
4 9 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.03%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.45%) COSO
7 2 (0.58%) SLA
8 1 (0.29%) QA
8 1 (0.29%) BS7799
System Software
1 7 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) Snort
3 1 (0.29%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 10 (2.90%) Nessus
2 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.58%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (20.87%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.70%) Cisco
2 30 (8.70%) Qualys
3 26 (7.54%) CheckPoint
4 18 (5.22%) Symantec
4 18 (5.22%) McAfee
5 6 (1.74%) Splunk
5 6 (1.74%) Sourcefire
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle
7 3 (0.87%) Websense
8 2 (0.58%) Apple
9 1 (0.29%) Rapid7
9 1 (0.29%) AlgoSec
9 1 (0.29%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (0.29%) Varonis
9 1 (0.29%) Tufin
9 1 (0.29%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.29%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.29%) TippingPoint
9 1 (0.29%) Google
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000 Package + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Excellent Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £500.00 - £539.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reigate
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £36500.00 per annum + car plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago