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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 792 839 828
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 131 125 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 108 156
Median salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% -4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,640 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +26 130 £50,000 +8.69% 14
London +40 61 £52,500 +5.00% 7
South East +10 24 £52,500 +16.66% 2
West Midlands -12 13 £43,750 -2.77% 1
Yorkshire +12 11 £32,250 -
East of England +8 11 £50,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire +14 10 £32,250 -
Hertfordshire +23 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey +13 9 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Watford +13 9 £50,000 +11.11%
West Sussex +5 9 £55,000 +4.76%
Leeds - 9 £32,500 -
North West +26 7 £39,000 - 2
Manchester +10 7 £39,000 - 2
Birmingham - 7 £44,500 -
City of London +33 5 £58,500 +25.13% 4
Crawley - 4 £53,250 -
Berkshire +5 3 £42,500 -22.72% 1
South West -10 3 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Telford -13 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Shropshire -16 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Gatwick - 3 £55,000 -
Harrow - 3 - -
Reading +18 2 £42,500 -32.00% 1
Kent -4 2 £56,250 +73.07%
Peterborough - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £52,500 -
Guildford - 2 £50,000 -
Staines - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 172 (59.93%) Information Security
2 119 (41.46%) CISSP
3 116 (40.42%) Firewall
4 99 (34.49%) Finance
4 99 (34.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 86 (29.97%) Windows
5 86 (29.97%) SIEM
6 71 (24.74%) ITIL
7 61 (21.25%) Cisco
8 54 (18.82%) Network Security
9 53 (18.47%) PCI DSS
9 53 (18.47%) CISM
10 50 (17.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 49 (17.07%) Management Information System
11 49 (17.07%) CEH
12 47 (16.38%) Cybersecurity
13 46 (16.03%) Microsoft
14 45 (15.68%) Security Operations
15 44 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
17 39 (13.59%) Active Directory
18 37 (12.89%) Risk Assessment
18 37 (12.89%) Vulnerability Management
19 31 (10.80%) Degree
19 31 (10.80%) GIAC
20 30 (10.45%) Risk Management
21 29 (10.10%) Security Management
21 29 (10.10%) SANS
22 26 (9.06%) LAN
22 26 (9.06%) WAN

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 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS Project
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.39%) Mimecast
2 4 (1.39%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 116 (40.42%) Firewall
2 54 (18.82%) Network Security
3 26 (9.06%) LAN
3 26 (9.06%) WAN
4 18 (6.27%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (5.57%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (3.14%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (3.14%) Internet
8 6 (2.09%) DNS
8 6 (2.09%) VPN
9 4 (1.39%) HTTP
9 4 (1.39%) LDAP
9 4 (1.39%) SSL
9 4 (1.39%) VoIP
10 3 (1.05%) IPv4
10 3 (1.05%) SMTP
10 3 (1.05%) Wireless
11 2 (0.70%) SCCP
11 2 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Burp Suite
General
1 99 (34.49%) Finance
2 10 (3.48%) Financial Institution
2 10 (3.48%) Legal
3 7 (2.44%) Advertising
4 6 (2.09%) Retail
5 2 (0.70%) Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Law
5 2 (0.70%) Local Government
5 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.35%) .NET
2 1 (0.35%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 44 (15.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.48%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (3.14%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.44%) AS400
5 7 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.09%) PKI
7 5 (1.74%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.74%) iPad
7 5 (1.74%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.74%) Statistics
8 4 (1.39%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.39%) iSeries
8 4 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.70%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 86 (29.97%) Windows
2 16 (5.57%) Linux
3 15 (5.23%) Windows Server
4 13 (4.53%) Unix
5 9 (3.14%) Android
6 6 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.39%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.70%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.35%) CentOS
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (59.93%) Information Security
2 86 (29.97%) SIEM
3 71 (24.74%) ITIL
4 50 (17.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 47 (16.38%) Cybersecurity
6 45 (15.68%) Security Operations
7 42 (14.63%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (12.89%) Risk Assessment
8 37 (12.89%) Vulnerability Management
9 30 (10.45%) Risk Management
10 29 (10.10%) Security Management
11 21 (7.32%) Problem Management
11 21 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 20 (6.97%) Kalman Filter
13 19 (6.62%) ISMS
13 19 (6.62%) IT Governance
13 19 (6.62%) Security Architecture
14 18 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (5.92%) Change Control
15 17 (5.92%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.97%) Python
2 19 (6.62%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.92%) SQL
4 16 (5.57%) Perl
5 5 (1.74%) VB
6 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.39%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) C
7 1 (0.35%) C#
7 1 (0.35%) C++
7 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 119 (41.46%) CISSP
2 53 (18.47%) CISM
3 49 (17.07%) CEH
4 31 (10.80%) Degree
4 31 (10.80%) GIAC
5 29 (10.10%) SANS
6 20 (6.97%) CISA
7 16 (5.57%) CCNA
7 16 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (4.53%) GCIH
9 9 (3.14%) OSCP
10 8 (2.79%) SSCP
11 7 (2.44%) CRISC
11 7 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.09%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.74%) CISMP
13 5 (1.74%) GCIA
14 3 (1.05%) CCNP
14 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (34.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (18.47%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.88%) ISO27002
4 9 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (2.79%) ISO22301
5 8 (2.79%) ISO27005
6 7 (2.44%) COBIT
7 2 (0.70%) COSO
8 1 (0.35%) BS7799
8 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 39 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.79%) Snort
3 4 (1.39%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.53%) Nessus
2 8 (2.79%) QRadar
3 7 (2.44%) Nexpose
3 7 (2.44%) Proventia
4 6 (2.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.39%) OpenView
5 4 (1.39%) OVSD
5 4 (1.39%) Unicenter
6 3 (1.05%) Nmap
6 3 (1.05%) SCCM
7 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.70%) WSUS
7 2 (0.70%) yum
8 1 (0.35%) Ansible
8 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.35%) Puppet
8 1 (0.35%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.35%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 61 (21.25%) Cisco
2 46 (16.03%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.27%) CheckPoint
4 12 (4.18%) Juniper
5 11 (3.83%) Palo Alto
6 10 (3.48%) Forcepoint
7 9 (3.14%) Intel Security
7 9 (3.14%) ScanSafe
8 7 (2.44%) Citrix
8 7 (2.44%) Qualys
8 7 (2.44%) Splunk
9 6 (2.09%) F5
9 6 (2.09%) HP
9 6 (2.09%) IBM
9 6 (2.09%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.09%) VMware
10 4 (1.39%) CA
10 4 (1.39%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.39%) Symantec
11 3 (1.05%) Sophos
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