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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 696 774 809
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 239 184 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 217 159 158
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £35,000 £30,075
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £59,950
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
94824 105610 114571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79970 87076 93773
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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 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 June 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 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 +116 221 £51,000 -2.85% 17
London +58 116 £57,500 +4.54% 9
South East +75 59 £51,000 +4.61% 1
Surrey +58 34 £51,750 -5.90%
City of London +68 24 £68,750 +17.52% 1
Guildford +29 21 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire +20 15 £50,000 -13.79% 1
South West +11 11 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Scotland -39 11 £46,500 +23.17% 2
Leeds +21 10 £51,000 +13.33%
Yorkshire +20 10 £51,000 +22.89% 1
West Yorkshire +7 10 £51,000 +22.89%
North West +16 8 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Manchester +9 8 £40,000 +45.45% 1
West Midlands -2 8 £42,500 +97.67%
Glasgow -28 8 £40,500 +7.28% 1
West Sussex -1 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Somerset - 5 £40,000 -
Taunton - 5 £40,000 -
Belfast - 5 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 5 £40,000 -
North East - 5 £27,500 - 1
County Antrim - 5 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £42,500 -
Durham - 4 £27,500 -
Kent +20 3 £70,000 +105.88%
Bristol - 3 £31,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 £50,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 £27,500 -
Dorset - 3 £27,500 -

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 491 (100.00%) Information Security
2 302 (61.51%) CISSP
3 243 (49.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 168 (34.22%) CISM
5 139 (28.31%) Finance
6 122 (24.85%) Management Information System
7 120 (24.44%) Risk Management
7 120 (24.44%) CISA
8 113 (23.01%) PCI DSS
9 105 (21.38%) Degree
10 98 (19.96%) Penetration Testing
10 98 (19.96%) Vulnerability Management
11 90 (18.33%) Data Protection
12 88 (17.92%) SIEM
12 88 (17.92%) Windows
13 71 (14.46%) Security Operations
14 66 (13.44%) Cybersecurity
15 64 (13.03%) COBIT
15 64 (13.03%) Banking
16 63 (12.83%) Firewall
17 62 (12.63%) IT Audit
18 60 (12.22%) Internet
19 59 (12.02%) ITIL
20 58 (11.81%) CISMP
21 52 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
22 50 (10.18%) Security Management
23 49 (9.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 48 (9.78%) ISMS
25 47 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
26 45 (9.16%) Nessus

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 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.02%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (12.83%) Firewall
2 60 (12.22%) Internet
3 37 (7.54%) Intranet
4 35 (7.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 27 (5.50%) Network Security
6 22 (4.48%) LAN
6 22 (4.48%) WAN
7 21 (4.28%) HTTP
8 18 (3.67%) TCP/IP
8 18 (3.67%) Wireless
9 17 (3.46%) VPN
10 10 (2.04%) DMZ
11 3 (0.61%) IPsec
11 3 (0.61%) SSL
12 2 (0.41%) DNS
12 2 (0.41%) SMTP
12 2 (0.41%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.20%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.20%) Big Data
2 1 (0.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (0.81%) AppScan
2 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
General
1 139 (28.31%) Finance
2 64 (13.03%) Banking
3 39 (7.94%) Legal
4 22 (4.48%) Law
4 22 (4.48%) Retail
5 13 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.04%) Advertising
6 10 (2.04%) Games
7 9 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.81%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.02%) LAMP
2 2 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 122 (24.85%) Management Information System
2 52 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (8.76%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.92%) SWIFT
5 33 (6.72%) Data Protection Act
6 27 (5.50%) Cyberthreat
7 19 (3.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 17 (3.46%) CESG
9 12 (2.44%) Client/Server
10 11 (2.24%) BYOD
11 8 (1.63%) Life Science
11 8 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.02%) SCADA
14 4 (0.81%) Cryptography
15 3 (0.61%) AS400
15 3 (0.61%) FMCG
15 3 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
15 3 (0.61%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 88 (17.92%) Windows
2 44 (8.96%) Linux
3 34 (6.92%) Unix
4 15 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.43%) Solaris
5 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.02%) CentOS
7 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.41%) Android
8 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.41%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (100.00%) Information Security
2 120 (24.44%) Risk Management
3 98 (19.96%) Penetration Testing
3 98 (19.96%) Vulnerability Management
4 90 (18.33%) Data Protection
5 88 (17.92%) SIEM
6 71 (14.46%) Security Operations
7 66 (13.44%) Cybersecurity
8 62 (12.63%) IT Audit
9 59 (12.02%) ITIL
10 50 (10.18%) Security Management
11 49 (9.98%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 48 (9.78%) ISMS
13 47 (9.57%) Risk Assessment
14 43 (8.76%) Incident Management
14 43 (8.76%) Information Security Management
15 39 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (7.13%) Security Testing
17 31 (6.31%) Business Continuity
17 31 (6.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.44%) SQL
2 5 (1.02%) C
2 5 (1.02%) Python
3 2 (0.41%) Perl
4 1 (0.20%) C++
4 1 (0.20%) Java
4 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 302 (61.51%) CISSP
2 168 (34.22%) CISM
3 120 (24.44%) CISA
4 105 (21.38%) Degree
5 58 (11.81%) CISMP
6 45 (9.16%) CEH
7 42 (8.55%) CRISC
8 37 (7.54%) GIAC
9 23 (4.68%) SANS
10 17 (3.46%) GCIH
11 15 (3.05%) SSCP
12 14 (2.85%) GCIA
13 13 (2.65%) OSCP
14 10 (2.04%) GISF
14 10 (2.04%) Security Cleared
15 7 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (1.43%) GSEC
16 6 (1.22%) ISACA
17 4 (0.81%) ISSAP
17 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (49.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (23.01%) PCI DSS
3 64 (13.03%) COBIT
4 11 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.63%) QA
6 6 (1.22%) ISO27002
7 5 (1.02%) COSO
8 4 (0.81%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.20%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 22 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.81%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 45 (9.16%) Nessus
2 27 (5.50%) SCCM
3 15 (3.05%) RSA Archer
4 10 (2.04%) OpenVAS
5 5 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.81%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.81%) HP Fortify
6 4 (0.81%) WebInspect
7 3 (0.61%) EnCase
7 3 (0.61%) Nmap
7 3 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.72%) Qualys
3 28 (5.70%) Remedy
4 23 (4.68%) Cisco
5 20 (4.07%) Cyber-Ark
6 19 (3.87%) Splunk
7 18 (3.67%) Intel Security
7 18 (3.67%) Palo Alto
8 13 (2.65%) VMware
9 11 (2.24%) Acunetix
9 11 (2.24%) Symantec
10 10 (2.04%) Bomgar
10 10 (2.04%) Forcepoint
10 10 (2.04%) Kaseya
11 8 (1.63%) IBM
12 5 (1.02%) HP
12 5 (1.02%) Juniper
13 4 (0.81%) Sourcefire
13 4 (0.81%) Varonis
13 4 (0.81%) Veracode
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Posted: Yesterday
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London
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North East
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Salary: £80,000 to £95,000 + bonus + benefits
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