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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Analyst
UK
Rank 669 689 778
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +89
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 183 237 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 149 191 152
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +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
81194 94811 101108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.46% 96.44% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 67365 79575 84080
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +36 169 £45,000 - 15
London +80 102 £46,000 -3.15% 9
City of London +35 26 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East of England +24 17 £44,000 -2.22% 1
Scotland +10 12 £46,000 +6.97% 2
East Midlands +6 12 £43,000 -4.44%
North West -13 12 £41,250 +15.38%
Yorkshire +13 11 £37,500 -6.83% 1
Essex +21 8 £43,000 +28.35%
Hertfordshire +7 8 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Glasgow +17 7 £46,000 +6.97% 2
Manchester -17 7 £45,000 +80.00%
Northampton +15 6 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire +11 6 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £65,000 - 1
South East +35 5 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Leeds +27 5 £37,500 -31.81% 1
West Yorkshire +25 5 £37,500 -6.83% 1
Edinburgh +12 5 - -
West Midlands -4 5 £36,250 -19.44%
Lancashire - 5 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +31 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
Harrogate - 4 - -
Chelmsford - 4 £43,000 -
Oxford - 4 £55,000 -
Leicester -4 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Leicestershire -21 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Nottingham - 3 £42,500 -
Telford - 3 - -

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 345 (99.71%) Information Security
2 186 (53.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 153 (44.22%) CISSP
4 111 (32.08%) Management Information System
4 111 (32.08%) Finance
5 103 (29.77%) Firewall
6 93 (26.88%) CISM
7 83 (23.99%) PCI DSS
8 79 (22.83%) Penetration Testing
9 78 (22.54%) Security Management
10 74 (21.39%) CISA
11 73 (21.10%) SIEM
12 68 (19.65%) Information Security Management
13 61 (17.63%) Data Protection
14 60 (17.34%) Risk Assessment
15 57 (16.47%) ITIL
16 53 (15.32%) Cybersecurity
17 50 (14.45%) Security Architecture
18 49 (14.16%) Vulnerability Management
18 49 (14.16%) Network Security
19 48 (13.87%) Windows
20 46 (13.29%) Risk Management
21 44 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
22 43 (12.43%) Degree
23 40 (11.56%) Linux
24 38 (10.98%) COBIT
25 37 (10.69%) Security Operations
26 35 (10.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 34 (9.83%) Intrusion Detection
28 32 (9.25%) ISO/IEC 17799

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 9 (2.60%) IIS
2 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.73%) assyst
2 4 (1.16%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.60%) IaaS
1 9 (2.60%) PaaS
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 103 (29.77%) Firewall
2 49 (14.16%) Network Security
3 34 (9.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (3.47%) DNS
5 9 (2.60%) Wireless
6 7 (2.02%) VPN
7 6 (1.73%) Internet
7 6 (1.73%) tcpdump
7 6 (1.73%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.45%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (1.45%) SSL
8 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.16%) HTTP
10 2 (0.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
General
1 111 (32.08%) Finance
2 24 (6.94%) Retail
3 20 (5.78%) Banking
4 18 (5.20%) Legal
5 7 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.73%) Law
7 5 (1.45%) Games
8 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.45%) SAML
2 3 (0.87%) HTML
3 2 (0.58%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.58%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) .NET
4 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.29%) ODBC
4 1 (0.29%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.29%) REST
4 1 (0.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (32.08%) Management Information System
2 44 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.25%) Data Protection Act
4 21 (6.07%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.60%) Fintech
6 8 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.02%) Cybercrime
8 6 (1.73%) CESG
8 6 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (1.73%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.45%) BYOD
9 5 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.45%) PKI
10 4 (1.16%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.87%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.87%) Life Science
12 2 (0.58%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.58%) Physics
12 2 (0.58%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.87%) Windows
2 40 (11.56%) Linux
3 17 (4.91%) Unix
4 8 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (99.71%) Information Security
2 79 (22.83%) Penetration Testing
3 78 (22.54%) Security Management
4 73 (21.10%) SIEM
5 68 (19.65%) Information Security Management
6 61 (17.63%) Data Protection
7 60 (17.34%) Risk Assessment
8 57 (16.47%) ITIL
9 53 (15.32%) Cybersecurity
10 50 (14.45%) Security Architecture
11 49 (14.16%) Vulnerability Management
12 46 (13.29%) Risk Management
13 37 (10.69%) Security Operations
14 35 (10.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 27 (7.80%) ISMS
15 27 (7.80%) Security Monitoring
16 26 (7.51%) E-Commerce
17 22 (6.36%) Risk Analysis
17 22 (6.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 21 (6.07%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.47%) Java
2 9 (2.60%) Scala
3 6 (1.73%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.16%) Korn
4 4 (1.16%) Python
5 3 (0.87%) C#
5 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 153 (44.22%) CISSP
2 93 (26.88%) CISM
3 74 (21.39%) CISA
4 43 (12.43%) Degree
5 31 (8.96%) CEH
6 25 (7.23%) CRISC
7 24 (6.94%) GIAC
7 24 (6.94%) GSEC
8 20 (5.78%) SANS
9 14 (4.05%) CISMP
10 13 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (2.89%) ISACA
12 9 (2.60%) Security Cleared
13 8 (2.31%) IISP
14 7 (2.02%) SC Cleared
15 6 (1.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 5 (1.45%) OSCP
16 5 (1.45%) SSCP
17 4 (1.16%) CCSP
18 2 (0.58%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (53.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (23.99%) PCI DSS
3 38 (10.98%) COBIT
4 32 (9.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 11 (3.18%) GDPR
6 6 (1.73%) ISO27002
7 5 (1.45%) ISO22301
8 4 (1.16%) SLA
9 3 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.58%) FISMA
10 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.29%) ISO27005
System Software
1 11 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 27 (7.80%) Nessus
2 13 (3.76%) SCCM
3 6 (1.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (1.16%) CSIRT
4 4 (1.16%) WSUS
5 3 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.58%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (0.58%) Kibana
6 2 (0.58%) logstash
6 2 (0.58%) QRadar
6 2 (0.58%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.47%) Cisco
2 12 (3.47%) Splunk
3 9 (2.60%) Oracle
4 8 (2.31%) Qualys
5 6 (1.73%) AlienVault
5 6 (1.73%) Forcepoint
5 6 (1.73%) Juniper
6 5 (1.45%) F5
6 5 (1.45%) Intel Security
6 5 (1.45%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.16%) LogRhythm
8 3 (0.87%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.58%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.58%) Google
9 2 (0.58%) SAP
9 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.58%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.29%) Symantec
10 1 (0.29%) Varonis
West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £53000 per annum + ben
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago