The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Analyst
Rank 813 803 865
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +62
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 104 80 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.072% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.076% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 97 67 49
Average salary £50,000 £34,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £32,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+42.30% -12.16%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

IT Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

IT Security Analyst
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -23 90 £50,500 +48.52% 9
London -30 52 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East of England - 23 £50,000 - 1
City of London -17 19 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Watford - 15 £50,500 -
Hertfordshire - 15 £50,500 -
South East -15 8 £45,000 -4.25% 1
Essex - 7 £50,000 -
Scotland -17 6 £48,250 +58.19%
Southampton 0 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire -4 5 £45,000 -2.17%
West Yorkshire -32 4 £32,159 -1.04% 1
Yorkshire -39 4 £32,159 -1.04% 1
Glasgow -12 3 £32,500 -
Edinburgh -24 3 £51,698 +75.24%
Leicester - 3 £39,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £39,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £39,000 -
South Wales +3 2 £33,500 -25.55%
Wales -2 2 £33,500 -25.55%
Leeds -27 2 £39,659 +22.02% 1
Bradford - 2 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £33,500 -
Kent - 2 £37,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £22,500 - 1
Crawley - 1 £35,000 -
Croydon - 1 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 83 (52.53%) Information Security
2 60 (37.97%) CISSP
3 59 (37.34%) Finance
4 48 (30.38%) Penetration Testing
5 42 (26.58%) SIEM
6 39 (24.68%) Firewall
7 36 (22.78%) Windows
8 32 (20.25%) MS Excel
8 32 (20.25%) Microsoft
8 32 (20.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 28 (17.72%) Risk Management
10 26 (16.46%) Degree
11 25 (15.82%) Cyber Security
12 24 (15.19%) GIAC
13 23 (14.56%) Risk Assessment
14 21 (13.29%) Ethical Hacking
15 20 (12.66%) Active Directory
15 20 (12.66%) Linux
16 19 (12.03%) McAfee
16 19 (12.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 18 (11.39%) Incident Management
17 18 (11.39%) Banking
18 17 (10.76%) CISM
18 17 (10.76%) PKI
19 16 (10.13%) Security Architecture
19 16 (10.13%) Security Testing
19 16 (10.13%) SharePoint
19 16 (10.13%) VPN
20 15 (9.49%) UNIX
20 15 (9.49%) SQL Server

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.23%) Lync
3 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (20.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.90%) MS Office
2 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 39 (24.68%) Firewall
2 16 (10.13%) VPN
3 12 (7.59%) Network Security
4 10 (6.33%) LAN
5 9 (5.70%) WAN
5 9 (5.70%) LDAP
6 8 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.06%) DNS
7 7 (4.43%) SSL
7 7 (4.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (3.80%) HTTP
9 5 (3.16%) Internet
9 5 (3.16%) tcpdump
9 5 (3.16%) Wireshark
10 4 (2.53%) IPsec
11 3 (1.90%) FTP
11 3 (1.90%) SMTP
11 3 (1.90%) TACACS
11 3 (1.90%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
General
1 59 (37.34%) Finance
2 18 (11.39%) Banking
3 9 (5.70%) Retail
4 3 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.90%) Electronics
5 2 (1.27%) French Language
5 2 (1.27%) German Language
5 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Military
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.90%) LAMP
2 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) PKI
2 10 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.53%) iSeries
4 3 (1.90%) CESG
4 3 (1.90%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (1.90%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.27%) Blog
6 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.78%) Windows
2 20 (12.66%) Linux
3 15 (9.49%) UNIX
4 3 (1.90%) AIX
5 2 (1.27%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (52.53%) Information Security
2 48 (30.38%) Penetration Testing
3 42 (26.58%) SIEM
4 28 (17.72%) Risk Management
5 25 (15.82%) Cyber Security
6 23 (14.56%) Risk Assessment
7 21 (13.29%) Ethical Hacking
8 19 (12.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 18 (11.39%) Incident Management
10 16 (10.13%) Security Architecture
10 16 (10.13%) Security Testing
11 14 (8.86%) Risk Analysis
11 14 (8.86%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (7.59%) Network Architecture
12 12 (7.59%) Database Security
12 12 (7.59%) Security Management
13 11 (6.96%) E-Commerce
14 8 (5.06%) Analytics
15 7 (4.43%) Project Management
16 6 (3.80%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.70%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.53%) SQL
3 2 (1.27%) Perl
4 1 (0.63%) VBScript
4 1 (0.63%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (37.97%) CISSP
2 26 (16.46%) Degree
3 24 (15.19%) GIAC
4 17 (10.76%) CISM
5 14 (8.86%) CEH
6 10 (6.33%) CISA
7 6 (3.80%) OSCP
7 6 (3.80%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.80%) GCIH
8 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.16%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.53%) SSCP
10 3 (1.90%) MCSE
10 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.90%) CCSE
10 3 (1.90%) GCIA
10 3 (1.90%) CCSA
10 3 (1.90%) EnCE
10 3 (1.90%) CRISC
11 2 (1.27%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.23%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.70%) COBIT
4 5 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.90%) SLA
6 2 (1.27%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.63%) COSO
System Software
1 20 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.23%) Hyper-V
3 12 (7.59%) Snort
4 3 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.06%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.03%) McAfee
3 11 (6.96%) VMware
3 11 (6.96%) CheckPoint
3 11 (6.96%) Cisco
3 11 (6.96%) Cyber-Ark
3 11 (6.96%) Splunk
4 9 (5.70%) Citrix
5 7 (4.43%) Remedy
5 7 (4.43%) F5
6 6 (3.80%) ArcSight
6 6 (3.80%) LogRhythm
6 6 (3.80%) Juniper
7 5 (3.16%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.16%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.90%) Websense
8 3 (1.90%) Sun
9 2 (1.27%) Twitter
9 2 (1.27%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.27%) HP
London
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Significant additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TK Maxx
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago