The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 760 833 820
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 110 57 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.053% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.056% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 102 48 66
Average salary £45,000 £50,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% +25.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,240 £33,200 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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 historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 105 £45,000 -10.89% 11
London +28 46 £55,000 -10.20% 7
Yorkshire +12 17 £40,000 +33.33%
Leeds +11 17 £40,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +7 17 £40,000 +33.33%
City of London +14 13 £56,000 -10.40% 3
East of England -2 13 £43,575 -13.71% 2
Cambridgeshire - 10 £43,900 -
South East -17 8 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North West - 8 £40,000 -
West Midlands -22 7 £33,045 -
Cambridge - 7 £43,900 -
South West - 6 £38,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 6 £38,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £40,000 -
Scotland +9 3 £42,500 -17.63%
Hampshire -6 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Kent - 3 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £27,500 -
Wilmslow - 3 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £27,500 -
Edinburgh +7 2 £50,000 -3.28%
Wales -21 2 £33,750 +0.74% 2
Coventry -22 2 £40,000 -
Cardiff -26 2 £33,750 +0.74% 2
South Wales -26 2 £33,750 +0.74% 2
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -
Surrey - 2 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £33,045 -
Peterborough - 2 - -

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 112 (58.03%) Information Security
2 86 (44.56%) Firewall
2 86 (44.56%) CISSP
3 60 (31.09%) Windows
4 54 (27.98%) SIEM
5 50 (25.91%) Management Information System
6 49 (25.39%) Finance
7 44 (22.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 42 (21.76%) PCI DSS
9 40 (20.73%) ITIL
10 38 (19.69%) Penetration Testing
11 36 (18.65%) Network Security
12 35 (18.13%) Degree
12 35 (18.13%) Cisco
13 34 (17.62%) Kalman Filter
14 31 (16.06%) Active Directory
15 27 (13.99%) CISM
16 26 (13.47%) SSCP
16 26 (13.47%) CEH
17 24 (12.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 24 (12.44%) LAN
18 23 (11.92%) WAN
18 23 (11.92%) Banking
19 22 (11.40%) Linux
19 22 (11.40%) UNIX
19 22 (11.40%) Microsoft
19 22 (11.40%) Security Testing
20 21 (10.88%) Risk Management
20 21 (10.88%) GIAC
21 20 (10.36%) VPN

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) SmartSuite
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (44.56%) Firewall
2 36 (18.65%) Network Security
3 24 (12.44%) LAN
4 23 (11.92%) WAN
5 20 (10.36%) VPN
6 19 (9.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (9.33%) Wireless
7 18 (9.33%) Internet
8 17 (8.81%) TCP/IP
9 16 (8.29%) Wireshark
10 15 (7.77%) DNS
11 11 (5.70%) SSL
11 11 (5.70%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (4.66%) tcpdump
13 6 (3.11%) SMTP
14 5 (2.59%) HTTP
15 4 (2.07%) POP3
15 4 (2.07%) IMAP
16 3 (1.55%) Cisco PIX
17 2 (1.04%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.07%) MySQL
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Metasploit
General
1 49 (25.39%) Finance
2 23 (11.92%) Banking
3 11 (5.70%) Law
4 9 (4.66%) Legal
5 8 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.11%) Advertising
7 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.15%) Regular Expression
2 7 (3.63%) SAML
2 7 (3.63%) OAuth
2 7 (3.63%) REST
3 4 (2.07%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) JSP
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (25.91%) Management Information System
2 19 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.18%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.59%) Open Source
6 4 (2.07%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.55%) PKI
8 1 (0.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.52%) CMDB
8 1 (0.52%) RMADS
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) iSeries
8 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.52%) SecurID
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 60 (31.09%) Windows
2 22 (11.40%) UNIX
2 22 (11.40%) Linux
3 5 (2.59%) Solaris
4 2 (1.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.03%) Information Security
2 54 (27.98%) SIEM
3 40 (20.73%) ITIL
4 38 (19.69%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (17.62%) Kalman Filter
6 24 (12.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 22 (11.40%) Security Testing
8 21 (10.88%) Risk Management
9 19 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
10 18 (9.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 17 (8.81%) Security Management
12 15 (7.77%) PRINCE2
13 14 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (6.74%) Information Security Management
15 12 (6.22%) Identity Management
16 10 (5.18%) Project Management
17 9 (4.66%) Data Security
18 8 (4.15%) Business Continuity
18 8 (4.15%) Service Delivery
18 8 (4.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.15%) SQL
2 6 (3.11%) Java
2 6 (3.11%) PHP
3 5 (2.59%) Python
4 4 (2.07%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.07%) Perl
5 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.52%) C
6 1 (0.52%) C#
6 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 86 (44.56%) CISSP
2 35 (18.13%) Degree
3 27 (13.99%) CISM
4 26 (13.47%) SSCP
4 26 (13.47%) CEH
5 21 (10.88%) GIAC
6 20 (10.36%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (7.25%) MCSA
7 14 (7.25%) Security Cleared
8 13 (6.74%) SC Cleared
9 11 (5.70%) CCSP
10 9 (4.66%) CCNA
11 7 (3.63%) MCP
11 7 (3.63%) CCSE
12 6 (3.11%) GCIA
12 6 (3.11%) GCIH
12 6 (3.11%) DV Cleared
12 6 (3.11%) CHFI
13 5 (2.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (21.76%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (2.59%) COBIT
6 2 (1.04%) QA
7 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (16.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.74%) Snort
3 4 (2.07%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.52%) XenApp
4 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.15%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (2.07%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.04%) Nessus
5 1 (0.52%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (18.13%) Cisco
2 22 (11.40%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.81%) CheckPoint
4 13 (6.74%) Splunk
5 12 (6.22%) Oracle
6 10 (5.18%) Symantec
7 8 (4.15%) Websense
7 8 (4.15%) NetIQ
7 8 (4.15%) Sun
8 7 (3.63%) Qualys
8 7 (3.63%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.63%) LogRhythm
9 6 (3.11%) Juniper
9 6 (3.11%) McAfee
10 4 (2.07%) Sourcefire
10 4 (2.07%) Clearswift
10 4 (2.07%) HP
10 4 (2.07%) Webroot
10 4 (2.07%) Postini
11 3 (1.55%) ArcSight
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Cancer Research UK
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago