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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 769 825 831
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 155 151 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 133 129 145
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,300 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +54 154 £51,250 +11.41% 20
London +52 74 £52,500 +5.00% 7
South East +50 34 £52,500 +56.71% 2
West Sussex +9 14 £54,000 +2.85% 2
West Midlands -14 14 £46,500 +3.33% 1
East of England +27 13 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Hertfordshire +33 12 £52,500 +13.51%
City of London +54 9 £58,500 +25.13% 1
North West +31 9 £38,000 - 3
Watford +23 9 £50,000 +8.10%
Manchester +11 8 £39,000 - 1
Birmingham - 8 £55,000 -
Berkshire +17 7 £52,500 +56.71%
Bromley - 7 £50,000 -
Crawley - 7 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire +26 6 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Kent +13 6 £52,500 +61.53%
Surrey +34 5 £52,500 -19.23%
Reading +23 5 £42,500 -8.10%
West Yorkshire +15 5 £50,000 +31.57% 2
South West -2 4 £35,000 -20.00% 4
Gatwick - 4 £54,500 -
Telford -14 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Shropshire -21 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Halifax - 3 £50,000 - 2
Wiltshire +10 2 £35,000 -24.32%
Staffordshire 0 2 £40,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £70,000 -
Chippenham - 2 £35,000 -
Cannock - 2 £40,000 - 1

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 182 (59.87%) Information Security
2 126 (41.45%) Firewall
3 122 (40.13%) CISSP
4 100 (32.89%) Finance
5 96 (31.58%) SIEM
6 90 (29.61%) Windows
7 83 (27.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 70 (23.03%) ITIL
9 57 (18.75%) Cisco
10 55 (18.09%) Management Information System
10 55 (18.09%) Security Operations
11 54 (17.76%) Cybersecurity
12 52 (17.11%) Network Security
13 50 (16.45%) CEH
13 50 (16.45%) CISM
14 49 (16.12%) Penetration Testing
14 49 (16.12%) PCI DSS
14 49 (16.12%) Vulnerability Management
15 48 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
16 46 (15.13%) Active Directory
17 42 (13.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 40 (13.16%) Microsoft
19 37 (12.17%) Risk Assessment
20 36 (11.84%) Risk Management
21 34 (11.18%) GIAC
22 32 (10.53%) Degree
22 32 (10.53%) SANS
23 30 (9.87%) Kalman Filter
23 30 (9.87%) Problem Management
24 29 (9.54%) Security Management

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 (1.32%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.33%) nginx
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.64%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS Project
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.30%) Mimecast
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (41.45%) Firewall
2 52 (17.11%) Network Security
3 26 (8.55%) LAN
3 26 (8.55%) WAN
4 17 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (5.59%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.28%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (3.29%) Internet
7 9 (2.96%) VPN
8 8 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (2.30%) DNS
9 7 (2.30%) SSL
10 5 (1.64%) LDAP
11 4 (1.32%) HTTP
11 4 (1.32%) VoIP
11 4 (1.32%) Wireless
12 3 (0.99%) IPv4
12 3 (0.99%) SMTP
13 2 (0.66%) DHCP
13 2 (0.66%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.66%) Looker
3 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.33%) AppScan
General
1 100 (32.89%) Finance
2 15 (4.93%) Legal
3 11 (3.62%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.97%) Retail
5 3 (0.99%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Local Government
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.66%) .NET
1 2 (0.66%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.33%) J2EE
2 1 (0.33%) JNI
2 1 (0.33%) Middleware
2 1 (0.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.33%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 55 (18.09%) Management Information System
2 48 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.95%) Security Operations Centre
4 11 (3.62%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (2.96%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.97%) AS400
6 6 (1.97%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.97%) PKI
7 5 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.64%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.64%) iPad
7 5 (1.64%) Statistics
8 4 (1.32%) Cryptography
9 3 (0.99%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.99%) iSeries
9 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.66%) Smart Energy
10 2 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 90 (29.61%) Windows
2 19 (6.25%) Linux
3 14 (4.61%) Unix
3 14 (4.61%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.30%) Android
5 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.66%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (59.87%) Information Security
2 96 (31.58%) SIEM
3 70 (23.03%) ITIL
4 55 (18.09%) Security Operations
5 54 (17.76%) Cybersecurity
6 49 (16.12%) Penetration Testing
6 49 (16.12%) Vulnerability Management
7 42 (13.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 37 (12.17%) Risk Assessment
9 36 (11.84%) Risk Management
10 30 (9.87%) Kalman Filter
10 30 (9.87%) Problem Management
11 29 (9.54%) Security Management
12 27 (8.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 21 (6.91%) Incident Management
13 21 (6.91%) Web Filtering
14 20 (6.58%) Security Architecture
15 19 (6.25%) ISMS
16 16 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (5.26%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.91%) Python
2 20 (6.58%) PowerShell
3 18 (5.92%) SQL
4 16 (5.26%) Perl
5 6 (1.97%) VB
6 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.32%) PHP
7 2 (0.66%) C#
7 2 (0.66%) Java
8 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.33%) C
8 1 (0.33%) C++
8 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 122 (40.13%) CISSP
2 50 (16.45%) CEH
2 50 (16.45%) CISM
3 34 (11.18%) GIAC
4 32 (10.53%) Degree
4 32 (10.53%) SANS
5 25 (8.22%) CISA
6 17 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (4.93%) CCNA
8 10 (3.29%) GCIH
8 10 (3.29%) OSCP
9 8 (2.63%) SSCP
10 7 (2.30%) CRISC
10 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.97%) GCIA
11 6 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.64%) CCNP
12 5 (1.64%) CCSA
13 4 (1.32%) CCSE
13 4 (1.32%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (27.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (16.12%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.96%) ISO27002
4 8 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (2.30%) COBIT
6 3 (0.99%) ISO22301
6 3 (0.99%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.66%) COSO
8 1 (0.33%) BS7799
8 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.33%) QA
8 1 (0.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 46 (15.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.29%) Snort
3 4 (1.32%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (7.24%) Nessus
2 12 (3.95%) Nexpose
3 10 (3.29%) QRadar
4 9 (2.96%) Proventia
5 7 (2.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (1.97%) SCCM
7 3 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.99%) Nmap
7 3 (0.99%) OpenView
7 3 (0.99%) OVSD
7 3 (0.99%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.99%) WSUS
8 2 (0.66%) yum
9 1 (0.33%) Ansible
9 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.33%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.33%) Puppet
9 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.33%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 57 (18.75%) Cisco
2 40 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 27 (8.88%) CheckPoint
4 14 (4.61%) ScanSafe
5 12 (3.95%) Intel Security
6 11 (3.62%) F5
6 11 (3.62%) Juniper
6 11 (3.62%) Palo Alto
7 10 (3.29%) Citrix
8 9 (2.96%) Qualys
8 9 (2.96%) Splunk
9 7 (2.30%) Forcepoint
9 7 (2.30%) LogRhythm
9 7 (2.30%) Sophos
10 6 (1.97%) VMware
11 5 (1.64%) HP
11 5 (1.64%) IBM
11 5 (1.64%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.64%) Symantec
12 4 (1.32%) ArcSight
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