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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 707 763 823
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +60
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 191 106 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.097% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.10% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 171 74 54
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,725 £32,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%

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 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 11 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +65 183 £43,500 +8.75% 12
London +3 69 £52,500 -4.54% 7
South East 0 46 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Surrey +12 37 £43,500 +8.75%
East of England - 25 £40,000 - 1
City of London +10 22 £53,750 +38.70% 2
Cambridge - 16 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 16 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands -5 14 £36,500 -1.35%
Northamptonshire - 14 £36,500 -
West Midlands -2 13 £21,500 -55.89%
Northampton - 11 £36,500 -
North West +8 9 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Manchester +8 7 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Scotland -8 7 £41,000 -
Glasgow - 7 £41,000 -
Staffordshire - 7 £21,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £21,250 -
Potters Bar - 5 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes -2 4 £32,000 -20.00%
South West -9 4 £33,250 -21.76% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £32,000 -24.70%
Reigate -22 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Merseyside -1 2 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Hampshire -8 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Yorkshire -43 2 £30,000 -
Yorkshire -47 2 £30,000 -6.25%
Leeds -47 2 £29,500 -
Liverpool - 2 £50,000 - 1

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 314 (100.00%) Information Security
2 115 (36.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 107 (34.08%) CISSP
4 103 (32.80%) Finance
5 88 (28.03%) Firewall
6 87 (27.71%) Penetration Testing
7 73 (23.25%) Management Information System
8 68 (21.66%) Microsoft
9 66 (21.02%) Degree
9 66 (21.02%) PCI DSS
10 57 (18.15%) Windows
11 55 (17.52%) E-Commerce
11 55 (17.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 54 (17.20%) UNIX
13 46 (14.65%) CISM
14 43 (13.69%) Risk Management
14 43 (13.69%) ITIL
15 40 (12.74%) Linux
16 38 (12.10%) Legal
16 38 (12.10%) Network Security
17 37 (11.78%) WAN
18 36 (11.46%) LAN
19 33 (10.51%) Intrusion Detection
20 32 (10.19%) Data Protection
21 31 (9.87%) Change Management
22 30 (9.55%) Cisco
23 29 (9.24%) MS Excel
23 29 (9.24%) ISMS
24 28 (8.92%) COBIT
25 27 (8.60%) Qualys

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 88 (28.03%) Firewall
2 38 (12.10%) Network Security
3 37 (11.78%) WAN
4 36 (11.46%) LAN
5 33 (10.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (6.69%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.82%) Internet
8 5 (1.59%) Intranet
9 4 (1.27%) Wireless
9 4 (1.27%) VPN
10 3 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.64%) NGN
11 2 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.64%) DNS
12 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.32%) SAN
12 1 (0.32%) DHCP
12 1 (0.32%) FTP
12 1 (0.32%) HTTP
12 1 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) Big Data
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
General
1 103 (32.80%) Finance
2 38 (12.10%) Legal
3 14 (4.46%) Banking
4 12 (3.82%) Law
5 8 (2.55%) Retail
6 7 (2.23%) Games
7 4 (1.27%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.64%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.14%) Web Services
2 10 (3.18%) .NET
3 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.32%) Java EE
3 1 (0.32%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 73 (23.25%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.59%) NHS
4 4 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (0.96%) CESG
6 2 (0.64%) Open Source
6 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.15%) Windows
2 54 (17.20%) UNIX
3 40 (12.74%) Linux
4 2 (0.64%) Android
4 2 (0.64%) Solaris
4 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.32%) AIX
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.32%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (100.00%) Information Security
2 87 (27.71%) Penetration Testing
3 55 (17.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 55 (17.52%) E-Commerce
4 43 (13.69%) ITIL
4 43 (13.69%) Risk Management
5 32 (10.19%) Data Protection
6 31 (9.87%) Change Management
7 29 (9.24%) ISMS
8 26 (8.28%) Security Management
9 24 (7.64%) Risk Assessment
10 23 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
11 20 (6.37%) Project Management
12 19 (6.05%) Information Security Management
12 19 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (5.73%) Network Management
13 18 (5.73%) Security Testing
14 17 (5.41%) SIEM
15 16 (5.10%) Risk Analysis
16 15 (4.78%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.55%) SQL
2 4 (1.27%) C#
3 3 (0.96%) Java
3 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
3 3 (0.96%) Python
3 3 (0.96%) C
4 2 (0.64%) Perl
4 2 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.32%) Ruby
5 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 107 (34.08%) CISSP
2 66 (21.02%) Degree
3 46 (14.65%) CISM
4 26 (8.28%) CISA
5 15 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.78%) CCNA
6 14 (4.46%) SSCP
6 14 (4.46%) CCSA
7 12 (3.82%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (2.87%) GIAC
9 8 (2.55%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (2.23%) CEH
10 7 (2.23%) ISSAP
10 7 (2.23%) ISSMP
11 6 (1.91%) CRISC
11 6 (1.91%) EnCE
12 5 (1.59%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.59%) MCP
13 4 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (36.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (21.02%) PCI DSS
3 28 (8.92%) COBIT
4 8 (2.55%) COSO
5 7 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.32%) SLA
6 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) Snort
3 1 (0.32%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 7 (2.23%) Nessus
2 2 (0.64%) OSSEC
3 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (21.66%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.55%) Cisco
3 27 (8.60%) Qualys
4 26 (8.28%) CheckPoint
5 19 (6.05%) Symantec
5 19 (6.05%) McAfee
6 6 (1.91%) Sourcefire
6 6 (1.91%) Splunk
7 4 (1.27%) Oracle
8 3 (0.96%) Apple
9 2 (0.64%) Websense
10 1 (0.32%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.32%) Sophos
10 1 (0.32%) Google
10 1 (0.32%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.32%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.32%) Remedy
10 1 (0.32%) JBoss
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.32%) Rapid7
Cheltenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £36500.00 per annum + car plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £38,880 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000 Package + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago