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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 683 771 845
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +74
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 257 166 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.16% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.16% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 214 137 83
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,600 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,400 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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 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 +88 232 £50,000 +11.11% 20
London +45 125 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South East +31 32 £50,000 +14.28% 4
City of London +40 24 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Leicestershire +23 21 £47,500 +5.55%
East Midlands +18 21 £47,500 +21.79% 1
Scotland +18 18 £43,000 -40.68%
West Midlands -2 17 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Yorkshire -4 15 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire -18 14 £47,500 +18.75%
Berkshire +1 11 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Glasgow -11 11 £43,000 -
North West +34 10 £34,000 -30.25% 6
Surrey +10 8 £50,000 +8.10%
East of England -3 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Leeds -12 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Leicester - 7 £46,250 -
West Dunbartonshire - 7 £43,000 -
Clydebank - 7 £43,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £20,000 - 1
Slough - 6 - -
Bradford +1 5 £36,000 -4.00%
Birmingham 0 5 £67,500 +55.17%
Manchester - 5 £25,000 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £19,500 - 1
South West -13 4 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Essex - 4 £33,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £46,500 - 3
Hampshire +24 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Basingstoke +12 3 £42,500 +13.33%

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 456 (99.56%) Information Security
2 239 (52.18%) CISSP
3 217 (47.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 156 (34.06%) Finance
5 138 (30.13%) CISM
6 132 (28.82%) PCI DSS
7 104 (22.71%) CISA
8 103 (22.49%) Management Information System
9 96 (20.96%) Windows
10 91 (19.87%) Risk Management
10 91 (19.87%) Security Management
11 85 (18.56%) Firewall
12 83 (18.12%) ITIL
13 81 (17.69%) Data Protection
14 79 (17.25%) Penetration Testing
15 77 (16.81%) Degree
16 66 (14.41%) Information Security Management
17 63 (13.76%) Risk Assessment
18 62 (13.54%) Vulnerability Management
18 62 (13.54%) Security Operations
19 57 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
19 57 (12.45%) Banking
20 53 (11.57%) SIEM
21 52 (11.35%) ISMS
22 51 (11.14%) Unix
22 51 (11.14%) Cybersecurity
23 45 (9.83%) Internet
23 45 (9.83%) Security Testing
24 44 (9.61%) Linux
25 40 (8.73%) Business Continuity

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.44%) IIS
2 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.87%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.09%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (18.56%) Firewall
2 45 (9.83%) Internet
3 39 (8.52%) Network Security
4 27 (5.90%) Intranet
5 25 (5.46%) TCP/IP
6 24 (5.24%) LAN
6 24 (5.24%) WAN
7 22 (4.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (4.37%) VPN
9 14 (3.06%) Wireless
10 7 (1.53%) WebEx
11 6 (1.31%) Wireshark
12 5 (1.09%) SAN
12 5 (1.09%) Wireless Security
13 4 (0.87%) FTP
13 4 (0.87%) HTTP
13 4 (0.87%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.87%) SSL
14 2 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.44%) MySQL
1 2 (0.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.22%) Big Data
2 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 156 (34.06%) Finance
2 57 (12.45%) Banking
3 27 (5.90%) Legal
4 23 (5.02%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.59%) Law
6 12 (2.62%) Investment Banking
7 11 (2.40%) Retail
8 9 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.75%) Marketing
10 6 (1.31%) Advertising
11 3 (0.66%) Games
12 2 (0.44%) French Language
12 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.09%) HTML
2 4 (0.87%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.44%) .NET
4 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.22%) J2EE
4 1 (0.22%) Middleware
4 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 103 (22.49%) Management Information System
2 57 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.64%) Computer Science
4 34 (7.42%) CESG
5 26 (5.68%) Cyberthreat
6 22 (4.80%) SWIFT
7 15 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
8 13 (2.84%) Cryptography
9 11 (2.40%) VCE vBlock
10 8 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.53%) Life Science
12 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.09%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (0.87%) Clustering
13 4 (0.87%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.66%) AS400
14 3 (0.66%) Cybercrime
14 3 (0.66%) IBM Mainframe
14 3 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 96 (20.96%) Windows
2 51 (11.14%) Unix
3 44 (9.61%) Linux
4 12 (2.62%) CentOS
5 11 (2.40%) Solaris
6 10 (2.18%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (99.56%) Information Security
2 91 (19.87%) Risk Management
2 91 (19.87%) Security Management
3 83 (18.12%) ITIL
4 81 (17.69%) Data Protection
5 79 (17.25%) Penetration Testing
6 66 (14.41%) Information Security Management
7 63 (13.76%) Risk Assessment
8 62 (13.54%) Security Operations
8 62 (13.54%) Vulnerability Management
9 53 (11.57%) SIEM
10 52 (11.35%) ISMS
11 51 (11.14%) Cybersecurity
12 45 (9.83%) Security Testing
13 40 (8.73%) Business Continuity
14 39 (8.52%) IT Audit
15 30 (6.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 29 (6.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 26 (5.68%) Project Management
18 25 (5.46%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.49%) SQL
2 11 (2.40%) Perl
3 6 (1.31%) Python
4 5 (1.09%) C#
4 5 (1.09%) PHP
4 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.44%) C
5 2 (0.44%) Java
6 1 (0.22%) AWK
6 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.22%) C++
6 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.22%) sed
6 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 239 (52.18%) CISSP
2 138 (30.13%) CISM
3 104 (22.71%) CISA
4 77 (16.81%) Degree
5 38 (8.30%) CISMP
6 29 (6.33%) CEH
7 27 (5.90%) CRISC
7 27 (5.90%) GIAC
8 26 (5.68%) SANS
8 26 (5.68%) SSCP
9 10 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (1.97%) GCIH
11 7 (1.53%) CCNP
11 7 (1.53%) ISSAP
12 6 (1.31%) GCIA
12 6 (1.31%) MCSE
12 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.09%) CCNA
13 5 (1.09%) GCFA
13 5 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (47.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 132 (28.82%) PCI DSS
3 34 (7.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 30 (6.55%) COBIT
5 13 (2.84%) QA
6 9 (1.97%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.44%) SLA
8 2 (0.44%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 23 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.44%) UAG
4 1 (0.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (3.28%) Nessus
2 4 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 36 (7.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.24%) VMware
3 16 (3.49%) Qualys
4 15 (3.28%) Symantec
5 14 (3.06%) Cisco
6 12 (2.62%) Forcepoint
7 11 (2.40%) Rackspace
7 11 (2.40%) Red Hat
7 11 (2.40%) Remedy
8 10 (2.18%) Cyber-Ark
9 5 (1.09%) IBM
9 5 (1.09%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.87%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.66%) Acunetix
11 3 (0.66%) Splunk
12 2 (0.44%) Citrix
12 2 (0.44%) F5
12 2 (0.44%) IronPort
13 1 (0.22%) Brocade
13 1 (0.22%) Fortinet
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