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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 688 812 828
Rank change year-on-year
+124 +16
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 237 152 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 217 127 148
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
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 £67,500 £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 27 May 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 May 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 +121 226 £51,000 -1.92% 20
London +86 130 £57,500 +9.52% 15
South East +41 47 £52,500 +24.26% 1
Surrey +37 36 £52,500 -12.50%
City of London +49 25 £60,000 +3.44% 2
Guildford +18 22 £55,000 -8.33%
West Yorkshire +11 14 £51,000 +22.89% 2
Leeds +10 14 £51,000 +13.33% 2
Yorkshire +4 14 £51,000 +22.89% 3
North West +16 8 £41,250 -28.26% 1
Manchester +7 7 £42,500 +46.55% 1
South West +2 6 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands - 6 £41,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £37,500 -
East of England +16 5 £55,000 +0.91%
Scotland -41 5 £46,500 +10.71%
West Sussex - 5 £32,500 - 1
Berkshire +12 4 £65,000 +12.06%
Glasgow -30 4 £47,000 +24.50%
Northern Ireland - 4 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 4 £40,000 -
Taunton - 4 £40,000 -
Durham - 4 £27,500 -
Somerset - 4 £40,000 -
North East - 4 £27,500 -
Leicestershire - 4 £45,000 -
Belfast - 4 £40,000 -
Leicester - 4 £45,000 -
Slough +6 3 £65,000 +12.06%
Docklands, London - 3 £53,500 -

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 497 (100.00%) Information Security
2 298 (59.96%) CISSP
3 257 (51.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 163 (32.80%) CISM
5 145 (29.18%) Finance
6 127 (25.55%) PCI DSS
7 119 (23.94%) Management Information System
8 117 (23.54%) Risk Management
9 113 (22.74%) CISA
10 100 (20.12%) Degree
10 100 (20.12%) Penetration Testing
11 95 (19.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 90 (18.11%) Data Protection
13 87 (17.51%) Windows
14 79 (15.90%) SIEM
15 77 (15.49%) Security Operations
16 72 (14.49%) Firewall
17 68 (13.68%) Internet
18 65 (13.08%) IT Audit
19 63 (12.68%) Banking
20 62 (12.47%) ITIL
20 62 (12.47%) Cybersecurity
21 60 (12.07%) Security Management
22 57 (11.47%) CISMP
22 57 (11.47%) COBIT
23 53 (10.66%) ISMS
23 53 (10.66%) Risk Assessment
24 52 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
25 51 (10.26%) Information Security Management
26 47 (9.46%) Microsoft

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 11 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (14.49%) Firewall
2 68 (13.68%) Internet
3 41 (8.25%) Intranet
4 36 (7.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 24 (4.83%) LAN
5 24 (4.83%) WAN
6 23 (4.63%) Network Security
7 22 (4.43%) TCP/IP
8 18 (3.62%) VPN
9 17 (3.42%) HTTP
9 17 (3.42%) Wireless
10 6 (1.21%) DMZ
11 3 (0.60%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.40%) DNS
12 2 (0.40%) SMTP
12 2 (0.40%) tcpdump
13 1 (0.20%) IPsec
13 1 (0.20%) SSL
13 1 (0.20%) VLAN
13 1 (0.20%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.20%) Big Data
1 1 (0.20%) MySQL
1 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (0.80%) AppScan
2 1 (0.20%) Metasploit
General
1 145 (29.18%) Finance
2 63 (12.68%) Banking
3 40 (8.05%) Legal
4 24 (4.83%) Law
5 22 (4.43%) Retail
6 13 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.01%) Advertising
9 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.60%) Marketing
12 2 (0.40%) Games
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.40%) Middleware
2 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 119 (23.94%) Management Information System
2 52 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (9.05%) Computer Science
4 37 (7.44%) SWIFT
5 30 (6.04%) Cyberthreat
6 26 (5.23%) Data Protection Act
7 23 (4.63%) CESG
8 17 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 12 (2.41%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.81%) BYOD
10 9 (1.81%) Life Science
11 7 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.21%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.80%) SCADA
14 3 (0.60%) AS400
14 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.60%) FMCG
14 3 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
14 3 (0.60%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 87 (17.51%) Windows
2 41 (8.25%) Unix
3 35 (7.04%) Linux
4 14 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.41%) Solaris
6 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.40%) Android
8 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.40%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (100.00%) Information Security
2 117 (23.54%) Risk Management
3 100 (20.12%) Penetration Testing
4 95 (19.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 90 (18.11%) Data Protection
6 79 (15.90%) SIEM
7 77 (15.49%) Security Operations
8 65 (13.08%) IT Audit
9 62 (12.47%) Cybersecurity
9 62 (12.47%) ITIL
10 60 (12.07%) Security Management
11 53 (10.66%) ISMS
11 53 (10.66%) Risk Assessment
12 51 (10.26%) Information Security Management
13 47 (9.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 39 (7.85%) Security Testing
15 37 (7.44%) Incident Management
16 33 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (6.04%) Business Continuity
18 29 (5.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.42%) SQL
2 5 (1.01%) Python
3 4 (0.80%) C
4 2 (0.40%) Perl
5 1 (0.20%) C++
5 1 (0.20%) Java
5 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 298 (59.96%) CISSP
2 163 (32.80%) CISM
3 113 (22.74%) CISA
4 100 (20.12%) Degree
5 57 (11.47%) CISMP
6 43 (8.65%) CEH
7 42 (8.45%) CRISC
8 37 (7.44%) GIAC
9 22 (4.43%) SANS
10 18 (3.62%) GCIH
10 18 (3.62%) SSCP
11 14 (2.82%) GCIA
12 13 (2.62%) OSCP
13 10 (2.01%) GISF
14 9 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (1.81%) Security Cleared
15 7 (1.41%) ISSAP
16 5 (1.01%) ISACA
17 3 (0.60%) CREST Certified
17 3 (0.60%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (51.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (25.55%) PCI DSS
3 57 (11.47%) COBIT
4 15 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (2.41%) QA
6 9 (1.81%) ISO27002
7 5 (1.01%) COSO
8 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 19 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.80%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (7.65%) Nessus
2 16 (3.22%) SCCM
3 13 (2.62%) RSA Archer
4 6 (1.21%) OpenVAS
5 5 (1.01%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.80%) HP Fortify
6 4 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.80%) WebInspect
7 3 (0.60%) EnCase
7 3 (0.60%) Nmap
8 2 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.04%) Qualys
3 28 (5.63%) Remedy
4 17 (3.42%) Cisco
5 15 (3.02%) Cyber-Ark
6 14 (2.82%) Splunk
6 14 (2.82%) VMware
7 13 (2.62%) Intel Security
7 13 (2.62%) Palo Alto
8 11 (2.21%) Symantec
9 9 (1.81%) Forcepoint
9 9 (1.81%) IBM
10 8 (1.61%) Acunetix
11 6 (1.21%) Bomgar
11 6 (1.21%) Kaseya
12 5 (1.01%) HP
13 4 (0.80%) Veracode
14 3 (0.60%) Citrix
14 3 (0.60%) Juniper
15 2 (0.40%) CheckPoint
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