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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 712 743 734
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 184 199 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 153 166 212
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 £35,000 £32,500 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
92091 104182 108737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.24% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77057 86801 87903
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +49 174 £50,000 +17.64% 12
London +32 79 £60,000 +14.28% 4
South East +29 28 £54,250 +27.64% 2
West Midlands -8 21 £40,000 +110.52%
Berkshire +29 20 £62,500 +24.37% 1
North West +15 15 £37,500 +36.36%
Manchester +7 15 £37,500 +25.00%
Windsor - 11 £62,500 -
South West +4 10 £33,000 +1.53% 2
Coventry +1 10 £37,500 -
East of England +28 9 £47,000 +4.44%
Yorkshire +5 8 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Leeds +21 6 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire +5 6 £45,000 +16.12% 3
City of London +34 5 £56,250 +2.27%
Shropshire -9 5 £37,500 +97.36%
Gloucestershire - 5 £42,500 -
Bristol +6 4 £32,250 -0.76%
Birmingham -28 4 £40,000 -6.43%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Surrey +18 3 £49,000 +3.15%
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £47,000 -
West Sussex +6 3 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland +5 3 £43,000 +7.50% 1
North East - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £47,000 -
Crawley +8 2 £50,000 +25.00%
South Yorkshire +8 2 £50,000 +6.38%
Glasgow +2 2 £41,000 +2.50% 1

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 423 (100.00%) Information Security
2 242 (57.21%) CISSP
3 198 (46.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 135 (31.91%) CISM
5 126 (29.79%) CISA
6 122 (28.84%) PCI DSS
7 107 (25.30%) Finance
8 102 (24.11%) Management Information System
9 98 (23.17%) Risk Management
10 96 (22.70%) Penetration Testing
11 87 (20.57%) Data Protection
12 85 (20.09%) SIEM
13 84 (19.86%) Degree
14 83 (19.62%) Windows
15 75 (17.73%) Vulnerability Management
16 60 (14.18%) Linux
17 56 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
18 50 (11.82%) Nessus
18 50 (11.82%) Banking
19 49 (11.58%) Firewall
20 48 (11.35%) Data Protection Act
21 47 (11.11%) Network Security
22 46 (10.87%) COBIT
22 46 (10.87%) Security Operations
23 44 (10.40%) CEH
24 41 (9.69%) SCCM
24 41 (9.69%) CISMP
24 41 (9.69%) Data Loss Prevention
25 40 (9.46%) Incident Management
26 39 (9.22%) Security Management

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 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.42%) MS Office
3 4 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.31%) assyst
2 4 (0.95%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.95%) SaaS
3 2 (0.47%) IaaS
3 2 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.58%) Firewall
2 47 (11.11%) Network Security
3 28 (6.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 24 (5.67%) Internet
5 20 (4.73%) HTTP
6 15 (3.55%) Intranet
7 13 (3.07%) Wireless
8 10 (2.36%) DMZ
8 10 (2.36%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.89%) DNS
10 7 (1.65%) LAN
10 7 (1.65%) WAN
11 6 (1.42%) SSL
12 5 (1.18%) VPN
13 3 (0.71%) IPsec
14 2 (0.47%) Skype
14 2 (0.47%) SMTP
14 2 (0.47%) tcpdump
14 2 (0.47%) Wireshark
15 1 (0.24%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) AppScan
2 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 107 (25.30%) Finance
2 50 (11.82%) Banking
3 30 (7.09%) Legal
4 28 (6.62%) Retail
5 22 (5.20%) Games
6 7 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.95%) Advertising
9 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.18%) LAMP
2 3 (0.71%) HTML
3 2 (0.47%) Middleware
4 1 (0.24%) .NET
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.24%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.24%) REST
4 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 102 (24.11%) Management Information System
2 48 (11.35%) Data Protection Act
3 33 (7.80%) Computer Science
4 22 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.55%) SWIFT
6 14 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (2.60%) BYOD
9 7 (1.65%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.42%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.18%) SCADA
12 4 (0.95%) CESG
12 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (0.71%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.47%) Fintech
14 2 (0.47%) PKI
14 2 (0.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.62%) Windows
2 60 (14.18%) Linux
3 27 (6.38%) Unix
4 13 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.18%) CentOS
6 4 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.95%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) Android
7 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.47%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (100.00%) Information Security
2 98 (23.17%) Risk Management
3 96 (22.70%) Penetration Testing
4 87 (20.57%) Data Protection
5 85 (20.09%) SIEM
6 75 (17.73%) Vulnerability Management
7 56 (13.24%) Cybersecurity
8 46 (10.87%) Security Operations
9 41 (9.69%) Data Loss Prevention
10 40 (9.46%) Incident Management
11 39 (9.22%) ITIL
11 39 (9.22%) Security Management
11 39 (9.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 38 (8.98%) OWASP
13 37 (8.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 36 (8.51%) ISMS
15 34 (8.04%) IT Audit
16 30 (7.09%) Information Security Governance
17 29 (6.86%) Information Security Management
18 28 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.13%) Python
2 6 (1.42%) Java
3 4 (0.95%) Korn
3 4 (0.95%) SQL
4 3 (0.71%) C
4 3 (0.71%) C#
4 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.47%) Perl
5 2 (0.47%) Scala
6 1 (0.24%) C++
6 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 242 (57.21%) CISSP
2 135 (31.91%) CISM
3 126 (29.79%) CISA
4 84 (19.86%) Degree
5 44 (10.40%) CEH
6 41 (9.69%) CISMP
7 36 (8.51%) CRISC
8 30 (7.09%) GIAC
9 21 (4.96%) GSEC
9 21 (4.96%) SANS
10 17 (4.02%) ISACA
10 17 (4.02%) OSCP
11 12 (2.84%) Security Cleared
12 11 (2.60%) SC Cleared
12 11 (2.60%) SSCP
13 7 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (1.42%) GCIA
14 6 (1.42%) GCIH
14 6 (1.42%) GISF
14 6 (1.42%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (46.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 122 (28.84%) PCI DSS
3 46 (10.87%) COBIT
4 6 (1.42%) ISO22301
5 5 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.71%) QA
7 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.47%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.24%) FISMA
8 1 (0.24%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.24%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 24 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.18%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.47%) Snort
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 50 (11.82%) Nessus
2 41 (9.69%) SCCM
3 13 (3.07%) RSA Archer
4 10 (2.36%) OpenVAS
5 8 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.65%) WSUS
7 6 (1.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (1.18%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.71%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.71%) Nmap
9 3 (0.71%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.47%) EnCase
Vendors
1 31 (7.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.91%) Splunk
3 23 (5.44%) Intel Security
4 22 (5.20%) Qualys
5 19 (4.49%) Cyber-Ark
6 18 (4.26%) Palo Alto
7 15 (3.55%) Cisco
8 10 (2.36%) Acunetix
8 10 (2.36%) Bomgar
8 10 (2.36%) Kaseya
9 8 (1.89%) Forcepoint
10 7 (1.65%) Symantec
11 6 (1.42%) Remedy
12 5 (1.18%) Juniper
12 5 (1.18%) Sourcefire
12 5 (1.18%) Varonis
13 4 (0.95%) AlienVault
13 4 (0.95%) Oracle
14 3 (0.71%) HP
14 3 (0.71%) IBM
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Unrivalled Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Unrivalled Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago