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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 695 801 845
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +44
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 212 166 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 180 128 125
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,550 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +11.84%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 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 +130 210 £55,000 +15.78% 15
London +70 106 £65,000 +30.00% 3
South West +24 27 £55,000 +57.14% 1
East of England +28 24 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Wiltshire +24 23 £55,000 +57.14%
South East +59 20 £62,500 +19.04% 1
City of London +52 19 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire +31 16 £45,000 +28.57% 6
West Yorkshire +24 16 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Leeds +34 14 £45,000 +38.46% 4
West Midlands -8 14 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hertfordshire +25 9 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Watford +10 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire +32 7 £62,500 +86.56%
West Sussex +24 6 £43,328 +8.31%
Kent +21 6 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Essex +6 6 £38,750 -18.42%
Birmingham - 6 £42,500 -
Windsor - 5 £62,500 -
Crawley +9 4 - -
Coventry +2 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Solihull - 4 £51,250 - 1
Swindon +8 3 £65,000 +85.71%
Norwich - 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Bedford - 3 £35,000 -
Chelmsford - 3 £37,000 -
Norfolk - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +17 2 - -
Scotland +2 2 £45,000 +28.57%

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 219 (57.78%) Information Security
2 180 (47.49%) CISSP
3 120 (31.66%) Firewall
4 119 (31.40%) SIEM
5 100 (26.39%) Finance
6 89 (23.48%) Penetration Testing
7 88 (23.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 87 (22.96%) Cybersecurity
8 87 (22.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 78 (20.58%) CISA
10 77 (20.32%) ITIL
10 77 (20.32%) CEH
11 75 (19.79%) PCI DSS
12 69 (18.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 69 (18.21%) Management Information System
12 69 (18.21%) Windows
13 68 (17.94%) CISM
14 66 (17.41%) Security Operations
15 59 (15.57%) Risk Management
16 55 (14.51%) Degree
16 55 (14.51%) Security Architecture
17 54 (14.25%) Risk Assessment
18 51 (13.46%) SANS
19 48 (12.66%) Network Security
20 46 (12.14%) Active Directory
21 41 (10.82%) Kalman Filter
22 40 (10.55%) Python
23 38 (10.03%) Nessus
24 34 (8.97%) Problem Management
24 34 (8.97%) Cisco

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 6 (1.58%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.79%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.26%) nginx
4 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS Project
3 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.85%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.85%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.06%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (31.66%) Firewall
2 48 (12.66%) Network Security
3 23 (6.07%) LAN
3 23 (6.07%) WAN
4 9 (2.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (2.37%) SSL
4 9 (2.37%) Wireless
5 8 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (2.11%) Internet
5 8 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.11%) VPN
6 7 (1.85%) DNS
7 4 (1.06%) DHCP
7 4 (1.06%) VLAN
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.53%) HTTP
8 2 (0.53%) LDAP
8 2 (0.53%) SCCP
8 2 (0.53%) SSH
8 2 (0.53%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.26%) Big Data
2 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.26%) Looker
2 1 (0.26%) MySQL
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.06%) AppScan
2 2 (0.53%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.26%) Metasploit
General
1 100 (26.39%) Finance
2 21 (5.54%) Legal
3 14 (3.69%) Banking
4 12 (3.17%) Retail
5 7 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.06%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Publishing
7 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.17%) Web Services
2 2 (0.53%) .NET
2 2 (0.53%) Sass
3 1 (0.26%) COM
3 1 (0.26%) J2EE
3 1 (0.26%) JNI
3 1 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.26%) Memcached
3 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.21%) Management Information System
2 33 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.28%) Security Operations Centre
4 15 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.43%) Shadow IT
6 12 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
7 11 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.37%) PKI
9 8 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.32%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.06%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.79%) BYOD
12 3 (0.79%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.79%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (0.79%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.21%) Windows
2 20 (5.28%) Linux
3 9 (2.37%) Unix
4 6 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.06%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.79%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.79%) Solaris
7 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.53%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) Android
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (57.78%) Information Security
2 119 (31.40%) SIEM
3 89 (23.48%) Penetration Testing
4 88 (23.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 87 (22.96%) Cybersecurity
6 77 (20.32%) ITIL
7 69 (18.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 66 (17.41%) Security Operations
9 59 (15.57%) Risk Management
10 55 (14.51%) Security Architecture
11 54 (14.25%) Risk Assessment
12 41 (10.82%) Kalman Filter
13 34 (8.97%) Problem Management
14 33 (8.71%) Web Filtering
15 31 (8.18%) Change Management
15 31 (8.18%) Data Loss Prevention
15 31 (8.18%) Network Architecture
16 30 (7.92%) Service Management
17 29 (7.65%) Incident Management
18 27 (7.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.55%) Python
2 22 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.01%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.90%) SQL
5 9 (2.37%) Perl
6 7 (1.85%) PHP
7 5 (1.32%) VB
8 3 (0.79%) C
9 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.53%) C#
9 2 (0.53%) Java
10 1 (0.26%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.26%) C++
10 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 180 (47.49%) CISSP
2 78 (20.58%) CISA
3 77 (20.32%) CEH
4 68 (17.94%) CISM
5 55 (14.51%) Degree
6 51 (13.46%) SANS
7 34 (8.97%) GIAC
8 19 (5.01%) SSCP
9 10 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.37%) OSCP
11 8 (2.11%) CompTIA Security+
11 8 (2.11%) CRISC
11 8 (2.11%) GSEC
11 8 (2.11%) Security+ Certification
12 7 (1.85%) CSSLP
12 7 (1.85%) GCIH
13 6 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.32%) CCSA
14 5 (1.32%) GCIA
15 4 (1.06%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (22.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (19.79%) PCI DSS
3 20 (5.28%) SLA
4 19 (5.01%) COBIT
5 11 (2.90%) ISO27002
6 8 (2.11%) ISO22301
6 8 (2.11%) ISO27005
7 5 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) COSO
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 46 (12.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.64%) Snort
3 4 (1.06%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (10.03%) Nessus
2 21 (5.54%) Nexpose
3 14 (3.69%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (2.90%) SCCM
5 10 (2.64%) QRadar
6 9 (2.37%) Proventia
7 4 (1.06%) HP Fortify
7 4 (1.06%) WSUS
8 3 (0.79%) Nmap
9 2 (0.53%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.53%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.26%) Ansible
10 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.26%) Puppet
10 1 (0.26%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 34 (8.97%) Cisco
2 31 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.60%) Intel Security
4 24 (6.33%) CheckPoint
5 21 (5.54%) Qualys
6 18 (4.75%) LogRhythm
7 15 (3.96%) ScanSafe
8 14 (3.69%) F5
9 11 (2.90%) Citrix
9 11 (2.90%) Splunk
10 10 (2.64%) Forcepoint
11 8 (2.11%) Sophos
12 7 (1.85%) Dell
12 7 (1.85%) Imperva
13 6 (1.58%) FireEye
13 6 (1.58%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.32%) Juniper
14 5 (1.32%) Rapid7
14 5 (1.32%) SolarWinds
14 5 (1.32%) Symantec
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £highly competitive Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £29500.00 - £59500.00 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £47k - 52k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Unrivalled Benefits
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Unrivalled Benefits
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Bradford
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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