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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 690 759 755
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 186 226 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 153 176 197
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.19%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +64 176 £46,000 +2.22% 15
London +92 106 £47,500 -7.31% 7
City of London +37 26 £45,500 -4.21% 4
South East +46 18 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Yorkshire +13 13 £45,000 +25.00% 1
North West -19 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Berkshire +54 11 £67,500 +98.52%
Leeds +40 10 £45,000 -0.55% 1
West Yorkshire +26 10 £45,000 +25.00% 1
East of England +1 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hertfordshire +19 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Windsor +11 8 £67,500 +22.72%
West Midlands -21 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Manchester -3 7 £46,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +36 5 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Scotland +12 5 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Glasgow +10 5 £43,000 +7.50%
Lancashire - 5 £40,000 -
Oxford - 4 £55,000 - 1
Shropshire - 4 - -
South West +15 3 £32,700 -20.24% 1
North East - 3 £29,750 -
Telford - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -10 2 £42,500 - 1
Nottingham -14 2 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands -16 2 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hitchin - 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 373 (99.73%) Information Security
2 184 (49.20%) CISSP
3 183 (48.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 116 (31.02%) Management Information System
4 116 (31.02%) Finance
5 111 (29.68%) CISM
6 94 (25.13%) PCI DSS
7 89 (23.80%) Penetration Testing
8 85 (22.73%) CISA
9 77 (20.59%) Data Protection
10 76 (20.32%) SIEM
11 74 (19.79%) Firewall
12 66 (17.65%) Security Management
12 66 (17.65%) Windows
13 60 (16.04%) Risk Management
14 59 (15.78%) Risk Assessment
15 58 (15.51%) Network Security
16 57 (15.24%) Degree
17 56 (14.97%) ITIL
18 55 (14.71%) Information Security Management
19 54 (14.44%) Cybersecurity
20 52 (13.90%) Linux
21 50 (13.37%) Security Architecture
22 49 (13.10%) Vulnerability Management
23 43 (11.50%) Data Protection Act
24 41 (10.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
25 39 (10.43%) Intrusion Detection
26 38 (10.16%) COBIT
27 37 (9.89%) Nessus
28 36 (9.63%) CEH

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 7 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.27%) Drupal
3 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.41%) assyst
2 4 (1.07%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.14%) IaaS
1 8 (2.14%) PaaS
2 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.07%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (19.79%) Firewall
2 58 (15.51%) Network Security
3 39 (10.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (2.94%) Wireless
5 8 (2.14%) HTTP
6 6 (1.60%) DNS
6 6 (1.60%) Internet
7 4 (1.07%) SSL
7 4 (1.07%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.80%) DMZ
8 3 (0.80%) LAN
8 3 (0.80%) VPN
8 3 (0.80%) WAN
9 2 (0.53%) Skype
9 2 (0.53%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.53%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.27%) IPsec
10 1 (0.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.87%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.53%) SQL Server
General
1 116 (31.02%) Finance
2 24 (6.42%) Retail
3 22 (5.88%) Banking
4 19 (5.08%) Games
5 17 (4.55%) Legal
6 8 (2.14%) Law
6 8 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.34%) LAMP
2 3 (0.80%) HTML
3 2 (0.53%) ELK Stack
3 2 (0.53%) Web Services
4 1 (0.27%) .NET
4 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.27%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 116 (31.02%) Management Information System
2 43 (11.50%) Data Protection Act
3 35 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.42%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.14%) BYOD
6 8 (2.14%) Fintech
7 7 (1.87%) Cybercrime
7 7 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.60%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.60%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.80%) CESG
9 3 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (0.80%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.80%) Xbox
10 2 (0.53%) Physics
10 2 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.65%) Windows
2 52 (13.90%) Linux
3 16 (4.28%) Unix
4 7 (1.87%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.34%) CentOS
6 2 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (99.73%) Information Security
2 89 (23.80%) Penetration Testing
3 77 (20.59%) Data Protection
4 76 (20.32%) SIEM
5 66 (17.65%) Security Management
6 60 (16.04%) Risk Management
7 59 (15.78%) Risk Assessment
8 56 (14.97%) ITIL
9 55 (14.71%) Information Security Management
10 54 (14.44%) Cybersecurity
11 50 (13.37%) Security Architecture
12 49 (13.10%) Vulnerability Management
13 41 (10.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 31 (8.29%) Security Operations
15 30 (8.02%) Data Loss Prevention
15 30 (8.02%) OWASP
16 27 (7.22%) ISMS
17 22 (5.88%) Information Security Governance
18 21 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
18 21 (5.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.94%) Java
2 8 (2.14%) Scala
3 4 (1.07%) C
3 4 (1.07%) Korn
3 4 (1.07%) Python
4 3 (0.80%) C#
4 3 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.27%) SQL
5 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 184 (49.20%) CISSP
2 111 (29.68%) CISM
3 85 (22.73%) CISA
4 57 (15.24%) Degree
5 36 (9.63%) CEH
6 30 (8.02%) GSEC
7 25 (6.68%) CISMP
8 23 (6.15%) GIAC
9 21 (5.61%) SANS
10 18 (4.81%) CRISC
10 18 (4.81%) ISACA
11 13 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (2.67%) SC Cleared
12 10 (2.67%) Security Cleared
13 8 (2.14%) SSCP
14 6 (1.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (1.60%) IISP
15 5 (1.34%) MCSE
15 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (1.34%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (48.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (25.13%) PCI DSS
3 38 (10.16%) COBIT
4 26 (6.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 9 (2.41%) ISO22301
6 7 (1.87%) ISO27002
7 4 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.07%) SLA
8 3 (0.80%) QA
9 2 (0.53%) FISMA
9 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.27%) ISO27005
System Software
1 9 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (9.89%) Nessus
2 26 (6.95%) SCCM
3 6 (1.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (1.07%) WSUS
5 3 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.80%) OpenVAS
6 2 (0.53%) Kibana
6 2 (0.53%) logstash
6 2 (0.53%) QRadar
6 2 (0.53%) RSA Archer
7 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 17 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.74%) Cisco
2 14 (3.74%) Splunk
3 10 (2.67%) Qualys
4 8 (2.14%) Intel Security
4 8 (2.14%) Oracle
5 6 (1.60%) AlienVault
6 5 (1.34%) Forcepoint
7 3 (0.80%) Acunetix
7 3 (0.80%) Bomgar
7 3 (0.80%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (0.80%) Kaseya
7 3 (0.80%) Palo Alto
7 3 (0.80%) Sourcefire
8 2 (0.53%) Google
8 2 (0.53%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.53%) SAP
8 2 (0.53%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.53%) VMware
9 1 (0.27%) Symantec
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