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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 715 756 785
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +29
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 187 183 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 160 161 70
Average salary £46,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £31,275 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,850 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 2015. 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 -12 140 £50,000 +14.94% 23
London +28 77 £56,250 +9.75% 12
Scotland +43 46 £37,750 -7.92%
Edinburgh - 23 £45,000 -
Glasgow +22 22 £37,750 -7.92%
South East -7 22 £42,500 -2.29% 5
Yorkshire +20 20 £41,500 +38.33% 1
West Yorkshire +17 15 £41,500 +38.33% 1
City of London +23 14 £58,500 +6.36% 4
North West +4 13 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Cheshire - 10 £56,250 -
Leeds +12 9 £45,000 +52.54% 1
Warrington - 8 £57,500 -
Surrey -18 6 £47,500 +9.19% 1
Bradford -20 6 £40,750 +35.83%
Hampshire -3 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Liverpool +17 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Merseyside +16 4 £57,500 +15.00%
West Sussex +8 4 £40,000 -8.04% 2
East of England -14 4 £54,500 +36.25%
Portsmouth - 4 £35,000 -
St Helens - 4 £57,500 -
Manchester -1 3 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Berkshire -3 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £52,500 +64.06%
East Midlands -6 3 £52,500 +43.83%
Milton Keynes -10 3 £52,500 +64.06%
West Midlands -19 3 £19,000 -11.62% 2
Horsham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £36,000 -

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 333 (100.00%) Information Security
2 189 (56.76%) CISSP
3 138 (41.44%) Finance
4 128 (38.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 89 (26.73%) CISM
6 83 (24.92%) Firewall
7 76 (22.82%) Degree
8 72 (21.62%) CISA
9 68 (20.42%) Cyber Security
10 65 (19.52%) Management Information System
11 64 (19.22%) PCI DSS
12 57 (17.12%) Risk Assessment
13 56 (16.82%) ITIL
14 55 (16.52%) Security Management
15 51 (15.32%) Network Security
16 47 (14.11%) Banking
17 46 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (13.51%) Legal
19 43 (12.91%) Windows
20 42 (12.61%) Risk Management
21 38 (11.41%) CRISC
22 37 (11.11%) COBIT
23 36 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
24 35 (10.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 33 (9.91%) Data Protection
26 32 (9.61%) Incident Management
27 31 (9.31%) Information Security Management
28 28 (8.41%) ISMS
28 28 (8.41%) Data Security
29 27 (8.11%) Microsoft

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (2.40%) IIS
2 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.30%) JBoss
3 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (24.92%) Firewall
2 51 (15.32%) Network Security
3 20 (6.01%) Internet
4 19 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 18 (5.41%) LAN
5 18 (5.41%) WAN
6 13 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (3.30%) Intranet
8 8 (2.40%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (1.80%) SAN
10 4 (1.20%) Wireless
11 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.90%) VPN
12 2 (0.60%) SSL
12 2 (0.60%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.60%) Wireless Security
13 1 (0.30%) IPsec
13 1 (0.30%) DMZ
13 1 (0.30%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
General
1 138 (41.44%) Finance
2 47 (14.11%) Banking
3 45 (13.51%) Legal
4 26 (7.81%) Law
5 11 (3.30%) Retail
6 7 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.80%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.20%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.20%) JSP
2 3 (0.90%) Middleware
3 2 (0.60%) Web Services
3 2 (0.60%) .NET
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.30%) Java EE
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.52%) Management Information System
2 46 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.71%) Cryptography
4 14 (4.20%) PKI
4 14 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (2.40%) Life Science
6 8 (2.40%) Blog
7 7 (2.10%) SWIFT
7 7 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.80%) CESG
9 5 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.50%) RMADS
10 4 (1.20%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.20%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.20%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.60%) BYOD
12 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (12.91%) Windows
2 20 (6.01%) Linux
3 16 (4.80%) UNIX
4 3 (0.90%) Solaris
5 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (100.00%) Information Security
2 68 (20.42%) Cyber Security
3 57 (17.12%) Risk Assessment
4 56 (16.82%) ITIL
5 55 (16.52%) Security Management
6 42 (12.61%) Risk Management
7 36 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
8 35 (10.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 33 (9.91%) Data Protection
10 32 (9.61%) Incident Management
11 31 (9.31%) Information Security Management
12 28 (8.41%) Data Security
12 28 (8.41%) ISMS
13 21 (6.31%) Vulnerability Management
13 21 (6.31%) SIEM
13 21 (6.31%) Identity Management
14 19 (5.71%) Business Continuity
15 18 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
16 16 (4.80%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.40%) SQL
2 3 (0.90%) Java
3 2 (0.60%) C
4 1 (0.30%) C#
4 1 (0.30%) C++
4 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 189 (56.76%) CISSP
2 89 (26.73%) CISM
3 76 (22.82%) Degree
4 72 (21.62%) CISA
5 38 (11.41%) CRISC
6 22 (6.61%) CEH
7 19 (5.71%) SSCP
8 18 (5.41%) CISMP
9 16 (4.80%) GIAC
10 14 (4.20%) Security Cleared
11 9 (2.70%) SC Cleared
12 8 (2.40%) GSEC
13 7 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (1.80%) Security+ Certification
15 5 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.20%) CCNA
16 4 (1.20%) GCIA
16 4 (1.20%) DV Cleared
17 3 (0.90%) OSCP
17 3 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (38.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (19.22%) PCI DSS
3 37 (11.11%) COBIT
4 18 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.50%) HIPAA
6 4 (1.20%) JSP 440
6 4 (1.20%) SLA
6 4 (1.20%) BS7799
7 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.60%) MiFID
8 2 (0.60%) QA
8 2 (0.60%) EMIR
8 2 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.60%) Basel II
9 1 (0.30%) COSO
9 1 (0.30%) FISMA
9 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (6.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.80%) Cisco
2 16 (4.80%) Websense
3 13 (3.90%) Symantec
4 12 (3.60%) McAfee
5 8 (2.40%) Qualys
6 7 (2.10%) Tripwire
6 7 (2.10%) Sophos
6 7 (2.10%) CheckPoint
6 7 (2.10%) Splunk
7 5 (1.50%) ArcSight
7 5 (1.50%) IronPort
8 3 (0.90%) WorldPay
8 3 (0.90%) Juniper
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle
8 3 (0.90%) Fortinet
9 2 (0.60%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.60%) VMware
9 2 (0.60%) Twitter
9 2 (0.60%) Cyber-Ark
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