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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 705 773 784
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 211 195 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 178 170 191
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £41,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+10.84% +2.46%

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
94583 105789 113621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.30% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79575 87313 92642
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 2016 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 28 July 2016. 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 trends)
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 +89 195 £50,000 +12.99% 15
London +57 87 £57,500 +4.54% 5
South East +43 51 £51,000 +20.00%
Berkshire +25 25 £50,000 -13.79%
City of London +68 17 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Surrey +36 17 £51,000 +7.36%
North West +17 16 £37,500 +10.29% 5
Manchester +9 16 £37,500 +36.36% 4
West Midlands -2 16 £41,250 +117.10% 2
South West +25 12 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Scotland -20 12 £46,000 +21.85%
Guildford +26 11 £52,500 +16.66%
Coventry +8 8 £37,500 - 2
Glasgow -18 8 £39,000 +3.31%
Windsor - 7 £62,500 -
West Sussex -1 6 £43,750 +9.37%
East of England +38 5 £47,000 -14.54%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £47,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £41,250 -
Leeds +22 4 £51,000 +13.33%
Yorkshire +2 4 £51,000 +22.15% 1
West Yorkshire +1 4 £51,000 +22.15%
Somerset - 4 £40,000 -
Taunton - 4 £40,000 -
Bristol +29 3 £31,500 -3.07%
Kent +19 3 £70,000 +105.88%
Reading +15 3 £47,500 +46.15%
Cambridge - 3 £47,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 £27,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £50,000 -

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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.

1 467 (100.00%) Information Security
2 284 (60.81%) CISSP
3 230 (49.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 151 (32.33%) CISM
5 126 (26.98%) CISA
6 120 (25.70%) Risk Management
7 119 (25.48%) Management Information System
8 115 (24.63%) Finance
9 110 (23.55%) PCI DSS
10 104 (22.27%) Data Protection
11 100 (21.41%) Penetration Testing
12 97 (20.77%) Degree
13 88 (18.84%) SIEM
14 85 (18.20%) Windows
15 81 (17.34%) Vulnerability Management
16 65 (13.92%) COBIT
16 65 (13.92%) Security Operations
17 58 (12.42%) ITIL
18 53 (11.35%) Cybersecurity
19 52 (11.13%) Nessus
20 51 (10.92%) Firewall
21 49 (10.49%) Security Management
22 47 (10.06%) Linux
22 47 (10.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 46 (9.85%) Computer Science
24 45 (9.64%) Incident Management
24 45 (9.64%) Banking
24 45 (9.64%) Information Security Management
25 43 (9.21%) CISMP
25 43 (9.21%) Data Protection Act

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 13 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.50%) MS Office
3 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (10.92%) Firewall
2 40 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 37 (7.92%) Internet
4 35 (7.49%) Network Security
5 22 (4.71%) HTTP
6 18 (3.85%) Wireless
7 17 (3.64%) Intranet
8 15 (3.21%) LAN
8 15 (3.21%) WAN
9 14 (3.00%) VPN
10 13 (2.78%) TCP/IP
11 10 (2.14%) DMZ
12 6 (1.28%) SSL
13 3 (0.64%) IPsec
14 2 (0.43%) DNS
14 2 (0.43%) Skype
14 2 (0.43%) SMTP
14 2 (0.43%) tcpdump
14 2 (0.43%) Wireshark
15 1 (0.21%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.86%) AppScan
2 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
General
1 115 (24.63%) Finance
2 45 (9.64%) Banking
3 38 (8.14%) Legal
4 26 (5.57%) Retail
5 19 (4.07%) Games
6 15 (3.21%) Law
7 10 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.50%) Advertising
8 7 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.07%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.07%) LAMP
2 2 (0.43%) Middleware
3 1 (0.21%) .NET
3 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.21%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 119 (25.48%) Management Information System
2 46 (9.85%) Computer Science
3 43 (9.21%) Data Protection Act
4 42 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.93%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (3.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (3.21%) SWIFT
8 12 (2.57%) BYOD
8 12 (2.57%) CESG
8 12 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.93%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.93%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (1.28%) Life Science
11 5 (1.07%) SCADA
12 4 (0.86%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.64%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.64%) FMCG
13 3 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
13 3 (0.64%) PKI
14 1 (0.21%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (18.20%) Windows
2 47 (10.06%) Linux
3 30 (6.42%) Unix
4 13 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.07%) CentOS
5 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.86%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.64%) Solaris
8 2 (0.43%) Android
8 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.43%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (100.00%) Information Security
2 120 (25.70%) Risk Management
3 104 (22.27%) Data Protection
4 100 (21.41%) Penetration Testing
5 88 (18.84%) SIEM
6 81 (17.34%) Vulnerability Management
7 65 (13.92%) Security Operations
8 58 (12.42%) ITIL
9 53 (11.35%) Cybersecurity
10 49 (10.49%) Security Management
11 47 (10.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 45 (9.64%) Incident Management
12 45 (9.64%) Information Security Management
13 41 (8.78%) IT Audit
14 38 (8.14%) Data Loss Prevention
15 37 (7.92%) ISMS
16 35 (7.49%) Business Continuity
16 35 (7.49%) Risk Assessment
17 34 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 31 (6.64%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.71%) SQL
2 6 (1.28%) C
2 6 (1.28%) Python
3 2 (0.43%) Perl
4 1 (0.21%) C++
4 1 (0.21%) Java
4 1 (0.21%) Korn
4 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 284 (60.81%) CISSP
2 151 (32.33%) CISM
3 126 (26.98%) CISA
4 97 (20.77%) Degree
5 43 (9.21%) CISMP
6 41 (8.78%) CEH
6 41 (8.78%) CRISC
7 31 (6.64%) GIAC
8 18 (3.85%) SANS
9 16 (3.43%) ISACA
10 15 (3.21%) OSCP
11 13 (2.78%) GSEC
12 12 (2.57%) GCIH
12 12 (2.57%) Security Cleared
13 11 (2.36%) GCIA
13 11 (2.36%) SSCP
14 8 (1.71%) GISF
15 7 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (1.50%) SC Cleared
16 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (49.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (23.55%) PCI DSS
3 65 (13.92%) COBIT
4 8 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.28%) ISO22301
5 6 (1.28%) QA
6 5 (1.07%) COSO
7 4 (0.86%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.21%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 23 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.86%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.64%) Snort
3 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 52 (11.13%) Nessus
2 35 (7.49%) SCCM
3 15 (3.21%) RSA Archer
4 10 (2.14%) OpenVAS
5 5 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.07%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.86%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.86%) HP Fortify
6 4 (0.86%) WebInspect
6 4 (0.86%) WSUS
7 3 (0.64%) EnCase
7 3 (0.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 40 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.00%) Qualys
3 22 (4.71%) Remedy
4 21 (4.50%) Cisco
5 20 (4.28%) Cyber-Ark
6 19 (4.07%) Splunk
7 18 (3.85%) Intel Security
7 18 (3.85%) Palo Alto
8 10 (2.14%) Acunetix
8 10 (2.14%) Bomgar
8 10 (2.14%) Kaseya
9 6 (1.28%) Symantec
10 5 (1.07%) Juniper
10 5 (1.07%) VMware
11 4 (0.86%) Forcepoint
11 4 (0.86%) HP
11 4 (0.86%) IBM
11 4 (0.86%) Sourcefire
11 4 (0.86%) Varonis
11 4 (0.86%) Veracode
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