The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had IT Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 741 797 817
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 167 173 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 143 147 145
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%

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
94638 106188 112312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79637 87538 91558
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured IT Security Analyst in the job title.

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the UK.

IT Security Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 within the UK.

IT Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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 +70 165 £50,000 +5.26% 15
London +41 75 £52,500 - 4
South East +48 42 £52,500 +56.71%
West Sussex +6 17 £30,000 -35.13%
West Midlands +8 14 £47,000 +4.44% 2
Berkshire +9 12 £62,500 +86.56%
East of England +30 11 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Hertfordshire +24 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Crawley -5 10 £30,000 -25.00%
North West +30 9 £38,000 -20.00%
Bromley - 9 £50,000 -
Watford +22 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Birmingham - 8 £50,750 -
City of London +52 7 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +30 7 £50,000 +31.57% 4
Kent +16 7 £51,250 +57.69%
South West +9 7 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Manchester +7 7 £40,000 -15.78%
Windsor - 7 £62,500 -
West Yorkshire +16 6 £50,000 +32.45% 3
Surrey +35 5 £52,500 -19.23%
Reading +16 5 £42,500 +41.66%
Halifax - 5 £50,000 - 1
Bath - 4 £40,000 -
Somerset - 4 £40,000 - 1
Gatwick - 3 £54,000 -
Worthing - 3 £47,500 -
Coventry +5 2 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Wiltshire +5 2 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Staffordshire +1 2 £40,000 - 1

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 186 (59.62%) Information Security
2 121 (38.78%) CISSP
3 116 (37.18%) Firewall
4 99 (31.73%) SIEM
5 95 (30.45%) Finance
6 90 (28.85%) Windows
7 71 (22.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 66 (21.15%) ITIL
9 62 (19.87%) Security Operations
10 60 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
10 60 (19.23%) Management Information System
11 57 (18.27%) Vulnerability Management
12 54 (17.31%) Network Security
12 54 (17.31%) CEH
12 54 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
13 52 (16.67%) Cisco
14 50 (16.03%) Active Directory
15 48 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
16 47 (15.06%) PCI DSS
17 44 (14.10%) CISM
18 41 (13.14%) Risk Assessment
19 38 (12.18%) Risk Management
19 38 (12.18%) Kalman Filter
20 36 (11.54%) Problem Management
20 36 (11.54%) Degree
21 35 (11.22%) Microsoft
21 35 (11.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 34 (10.90%) CISA
23 33 (10.58%) Nessus
24 32 (10.26%) GIAC

IT 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 4 (1.28%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.32%) nginx
3 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) MS Project
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.56%) Mimecast
2 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Office 365
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (37.18%) Firewall
2 54 (17.31%) Network Security
3 28 (8.97%) LAN
3 28 (8.97%) WAN
4 17 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.53%) Internet
7 9 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (2.88%) SSL
7 9 (2.88%) VPN
8 7 (2.24%) DNS
9 6 (1.92%) Wireless
10 5 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (1.60%) LDAP
11 4 (1.28%) HTTP
11 4 (1.28%) VoIP
12 3 (0.96%) IPv4
12 3 (0.96%) SMTP
13 2 (0.64%) DHCP
13 2 (0.64%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.64%) Looker
3 1 (0.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.28%) AppScan
2 2 (0.64%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.32%) Metasploit
General
1 95 (30.45%) Finance
2 18 (5.77%) Legal
3 12 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 8 (2.56%) Retail
5 3 (0.96%) Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Local Government
6 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.64%) .NET
1 2 (0.64%) 802.1X
1 2 (0.64%) Sass
2 1 (0.32%) J2EE
2 1 (0.32%) JNI
2 1 (0.32%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.32%) Memcached
2 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 48 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
4 15 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.21%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (2.56%) PKI
7 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.24%) Shadow IT
8 5 (1.60%) iPad
8 5 (1.60%) Statistics
9 4 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.96%) BYOD
10 3 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 90 (28.85%) Windows
2 23 (7.37%) Linux
3 12 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.53%) Unix
5 6 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.28%) Android
6 4 (1.28%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.64%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (59.62%) Information Security
2 99 (31.73%) SIEM
3 66 (21.15%) ITIL
4 62 (19.87%) Security Operations
5 60 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
6 57 (18.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 54 (17.31%) Penetration Testing
8 41 (13.14%) Risk Assessment
9 38 (12.18%) Kalman Filter
9 38 (12.18%) Risk Management
10 36 (11.54%) Problem Management
11 35 (11.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 29 (9.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 28 (8.97%) Data Loss Prevention
14 27 (8.65%) Security Management
14 27 (8.65%) Web Filtering
15 21 (6.73%) Incident Management
15 21 (6.73%) Security Architecture
16 19 (6.09%) E-Commerce
17 18 (5.77%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.69%) Python
2 22 (7.05%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.45%) Perl
4 16 (5.13%) SQL
5 7 (2.24%) PHP
5 7 (2.24%) VB
6 4 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.64%) C#
7 2 (0.64%) Java
8 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.32%) C
8 1 (0.32%) C++
8 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 121 (38.78%) CISSP
2 54 (17.31%) CEH
3 44 (14.10%) CISM
4 36 (11.54%) Degree
5 34 (10.90%) CISA
6 32 (10.26%) GIAC
7 30 (9.62%) SANS
8 13 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.53%) CCNA
10 10 (3.21%) OSCP
11 9 (2.88%) CRISC
12 8 (2.56%) SSCP
13 7 (2.24%) GCIH
13 7 (2.24%) GSEC
14 6 (1.92%) Security Cleared
15 5 (1.60%) CCNP
15 5 (1.60%) CCSA
15 5 (1.60%) GCIA
16 4 (1.28%) CCSE
16 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (22.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (15.06%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.24%) COBIT
4 5 (1.60%) ISO27002
5 4 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.64%) COSO
7 1 (0.32%) BS7799
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.32%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.32%) QA
7 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (16.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.85%) Snort
3 4 (1.28%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (10.58%) Nessus
2 16 (5.13%) Nexpose
3 11 (3.53%) Proventia
3 11 (3.53%) QRadar
3 11 (3.53%) SCCM
4 7 (2.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.28%) HP Fortify
5 4 (1.28%) WSUS
6 3 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.64%) Nmap
7 2 (0.64%) yum
8 1 (0.32%) Ansible
8 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.32%) OpenView
8 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.32%) OVSD
8 1 (0.32%) Puppet
8 1 (0.32%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.32%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.32%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 52 (16.67%) Cisco
2 35 (11.22%) Microsoft
3 32 (10.26%) CheckPoint
4 17 (5.45%) ScanSafe
5 15 (4.81%) F5
6 14 (4.49%) Intel Security
7 12 (3.85%) Qualys
8 11 (3.53%) Citrix
9 10 (3.21%) Splunk
10 8 (2.56%) Juniper
10 8 (2.56%) LogRhythm
10 8 (2.56%) Palo Alto
10 8 (2.56%) Sophos
11 5 (1.60%) Clearswift
11 5 (1.60%) Rapid7
12 4 (1.28%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.28%) Forcepoint
12 4 (1.28%) Symantec
13 3 (0.96%) SolarWinds
13 3 (0.96%) VMware
London
Capita plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £47k - 52k per year + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Unrivalled Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recann
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive + Strong Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago