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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 794 800 840
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +40
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 141 137 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 106 126 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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 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 +20 135 £45,000 - 13
London +9 63 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Yorkshire +10 27 £35,000 -22.22% 2
West Yorkshire -10 20 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Leeds +1 17 £35,000 -7.89% 2
North West +30 12 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -8 12 £47,500 +43.74% 2
Manchester - 11 £42,500 - 1
South East +16 9 £37,500 -16.66%
South West -16 8 £47,500 +25.00% 3
City of London +35 6 £60,000 +14.28%
Wiltshire -3 6 £47,500 +25.00% 3
Birmingham - 6 £67,500 - 2
East of England -8 4 £50,750 +17.68%
North Yorkshire - 4 £22,500 -
Northallerton - 4 £22,500 -
Middlesex +16 3 £33,500 -
Halifax -5 3 - -
Newport - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 3 £37,500 -
South Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Hampshire +21 2 £42,500 -5.55%
High Wycombe +3 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Malmesbury -3 2 £42,500 +11.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Hertfordshire - 2 £75,000 -
Sheffield - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £52,500 - 1
Telford - 2 £45,750 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £75,000 -

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 162 (60.90%) Information Security
2 111 (41.73%) CISSP
3 104 (39.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 93 (34.96%) Finance
5 89 (33.46%) Firewall
6 74 (27.82%) Windows
7 64 (24.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 63 (23.68%) Security Operations
9 62 (23.31%) SIEM
9 62 (23.31%) ITIL
9 62 (23.31%) Network Security
10 55 (20.68%) Cisco
11 54 (20.30%) Management Information System
11 54 (20.30%) PCI DSS
12 51 (19.17%) Degree
13 46 (17.29%) CISM
14 44 (16.54%) Vulnerability Management
15 40 (15.04%) Cybersecurity
16 33 (12.41%) CEH
16 33 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (12.03%) Linux
18 30 (11.28%) Banking
19 29 (10.90%) Intrusion Detection
20 28 (10.53%) Incident Management
20 28 (10.53%) Microsoft
21 27 (10.15%) Active Directory
21 27 (10.15%) Security Management
22 26 (9.77%) Risk Assessment
23 22 (8.27%) Security Architecture
23 22 (8.27%) Unix

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (4.89%) IIS
2 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.38%) nginx
2 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.13%) Office 365
4 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 89 (33.46%) Firewall
2 62 (23.31%) Network Security
3 29 (10.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (6.02%) LAN
4 16 (6.02%) WAN
5 15 (5.64%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (5.64%) Internet
6 14 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (2.63%) Wireless
9 5 (1.88%) Wireless Security
10 3 (1.13%) VPN
11 2 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.75%) SSL
11 2 (0.75%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.38%) BGP
12 1 (0.38%) OSPF
12 1 (0.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) Informix
3 3 (1.13%) GIS
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 93 (34.96%) Finance
2 30 (11.28%) Banking
3 17 (6.39%) Retail
4 15 (5.64%) Law
5 10 (3.76%) Retail Banking
6 9 (3.38%) Advertising
6 9 (3.38%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.01%) Legal
8 5 (1.88%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.75%) Marketing
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.38%) Web Services
2 1 (0.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.30%) Management Information System
2 33 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (7.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 16 (6.02%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.76%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.76%) Mobile Banking
5 10 (3.76%) Online Banking
6 8 (3.01%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.63%) AS400
7 7 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.63%) Mainframe
8 6 (2.26%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.88%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.88%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.50%) iSeries
10 4 (1.50%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.13%) CMDB
11 3 (1.13%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (1.13%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.82%) Windows
2 32 (12.03%) Linux
3 22 (8.27%) Unix
4 8 (3.01%) Android
5 5 (1.88%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.75%) Solaris
7 2 (0.75%) zOS
8 1 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (60.90%) Information Security
2 64 (24.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 63 (23.68%) Security Operations
4 62 (23.31%) ITIL
4 62 (23.31%) SIEM
5 44 (16.54%) Vulnerability Management
6 40 (15.04%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (10.53%) Incident Management
8 27 (10.15%) Security Management
9 26 (9.77%) Risk Assessment
10 22 (8.27%) Security Architecture
11 21 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
12 19 (7.14%) Project Management
13 17 (6.39%) Change Management
13 17 (6.39%) Mentoring
14 16 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
15 14 (5.26%) Risk Management
15 14 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 13 (4.89%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.52%) SQL
2 10 (3.76%) Python
3 8 (3.01%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.26%) C
5 6 (2.26%) Perl
6 4 (1.50%) C#
6 4 (1.50%) Java
7 3 (1.13%) VB
8 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 111 (41.73%) CISSP
2 51 (19.17%) Degree
3 46 (17.29%) CISM
4 33 (12.41%) CEH
5 17 (6.39%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (5.64%) GIAC
7 14 (5.26%) GCIH
8 13 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (4.89%) IISP
9 12 (4.51%) CCNA
9 12 (4.51%) SANS
10 11 (4.14%) CISA
11 8 (3.01%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.26%) GCIA
13 5 (1.88%) CISMP
13 5 (1.88%) SC Cleared
14 4 (1.50%) SSCP
15 3 (1.13%) ISACA
15 3 (1.13%) ISEB
15 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (39.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (20.30%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (4.14%) ISO27002
5 8 (3.01%) ISO22301
5 8 (3.01%) ISO27005
6 5 (1.88%) COBIT
6 5 (1.88%) SSAE 16
7 3 (1.13%) HIPAA
7 3 (1.13%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.13%) QA
8 1 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (3.76%) QRadar
2 9 (3.38%) Nessus
3 6 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.50%) Nexpose
4 4 (1.50%) OpenView
4 4 (1.50%) OVSD
4 4 (1.50%) Unicenter
5 3 (1.13%) Proventia
6 2 (0.75%) RSA enVision
6 2 (0.75%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) Nmap
Vendors
1 55 (20.68%) Cisco
2 28 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.52%) Splunk
4 14 (5.26%) ArcSight
5 12 (4.51%) VMware
6 11 (4.14%) Juniper
6 11 (4.14%) Palo Alto
7 10 (3.76%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.76%) Oracle
8 9 (3.38%) Forcepoint
8 9 (3.38%) Intel Security
9 7 (2.63%) Fortinet
10 6 (2.26%) HP
10 6 (2.26%) IBM
11 5 (1.88%) F5
12 4 (1.50%) CA
12 4 (1.50%) Citrix
12 4 (1.50%) Qualys
12 4 (1.50%) ScanSafe
12 4 (1.50%) Sybase
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