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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 700 785 844
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +59
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 214 197 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 183 160 128
Median salary £55,000 £46,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £33,500 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £53,300
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £41,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +11.48%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +71 212 £55,000 +15.78% 12
London +82 105 £62,500 +19.04% 2
South East +35 39 £51,250 +52.98% 2
City of London +71 19 £52,500 -4.54% 2
East of England +30 18 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Yorkshire +25 15 £50,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +23 15 £50,000 +33.33%
West Sussex +17 15 £30,000 -25.00%
South West +13 14 £55,000 +41.93% 5
West Midlands +1 13 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Berkshire +14 12 £62,500 +86.56% 1
Kent +25 10 £60,000 +84.61%
Wiltshire +17 10 £55,000 +41.93% 2
Leeds +26 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Crawley +2 9 £30,000 -25.00%
Hertfordshire +18 8 £50,000 -9.09%
Bromley - 8 £50,000 -
North West +18 7 £35,500 -25.26%
Windsor - 7 £62,500 -
Essex +9 6 £38,750 -18.42%
Watford +22 5 £50,000 -2.43%
Manchester -2 5 £53,750 +13.15%
Halifax - 5 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 5 £55,000 - 1
Reading +10 4 £51,250 +70.83%
Coventry +4 4 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Worthing - 4 £45,414 -
Swindon +10 3 £65,000 +67.74%
Bath - 3 £40,000 -
Solihull - 3 £65,000 -

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 197 (57.94%) Information Security
2 155 (45.59%) CISSP
3 113 (33.24%) Firewall
4 108 (31.76%) SIEM
5 94 (27.65%) Finance
6 80 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 79 (23.24%) Cybersecurity
8 76 (22.35%) Windows
9 75 (22.06%) Vulnerability Management
10 73 (21.47%) ITIL
11 69 (20.29%) PCI DSS
12 67 (19.71%) Penetration Testing
13 64 (18.82%) CEH
13 64 (18.82%) Management Information System
14 62 (18.24%) CISA
15 58 (17.06%) CISM
16 57 (16.76%) Security Operations
17 51 (15.00%) Degree
18 50 (14.71%) Network Security
18 50 (14.71%) Active Directory
19 47 (13.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 46 (13.53%) Risk Management
21 42 (12.35%) Risk Assessment
22 41 (12.06%) Kalman Filter
23 40 (11.76%) Security Architecture
23 40 (11.76%) SANS
24 39 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
25 37 (10.88%) Cisco
26 34 (10.00%) GIAC
27 32 (9.41%) Problem 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 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (0.88%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.29%) nginx
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS Project
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.35%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (33.24%) Firewall
2 50 (14.71%) Network Security
3 20 (5.88%) LAN
3 20 (5.88%) WAN
4 12 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (3.24%) Internet
6 10 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.65%) SSL
8 7 (2.06%) VPN
9 6 (1.76%) DNS
10 5 (1.47%) Wireless
11 4 (1.18%) LDAP
11 4 (1.18%) VLAN
12 3 (0.88%) HTTP
13 2 (0.59%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (0.59%) DHCP
13 2 (0.59%) SCCP
13 2 (0.59%) SMTP
13 2 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.59%) Looker
3 1 (0.29%) Big Data
3 1 (0.29%) MySQL
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.18%) AppScan
2 2 (0.59%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
General
1 94 (27.65%) Finance
2 20 (5.88%) Legal
3 14 (4.12%) Banking
4 12 (3.53%) Retail
5 9 (2.65%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.18%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.59%) Local Government
7 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.47%) Web Services
2 2 (0.59%) .NET
2 2 (0.59%) Sass
3 1 (0.29%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.29%) J2EE
3 1 (0.29%) JNI
3 1 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.29%) Memcached
3 1 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.82%) Management Information System
2 39 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 15 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.94%) PKI
6 9 (2.65%) Shadow IT
7 8 (2.35%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (1.18%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.18%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.88%) BYOD
11 3 (0.88%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.88%) Statistics
12 2 (0.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 76 (22.35%) Windows
2 21 (6.18%) Linux
3 9 (2.65%) Unix
3 9 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.18%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.88%) Solaris
7 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.59%) Kali Linux
7 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.29%) AIX
8 1 (0.29%) Android
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (57.94%) Information Security
2 108 (31.76%) SIEM
3 79 (23.24%) Cybersecurity
4 75 (22.06%) Vulnerability Management
5 73 (21.47%) ITIL
6 67 (19.71%) Penetration Testing
7 57 (16.76%) Security Operations
8 47 (13.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 46 (13.53%) Risk Management
10 42 (12.35%) Risk Assessment
11 41 (12.06%) Kalman Filter
12 40 (11.76%) Security Architecture
13 32 (9.41%) Problem Management
14 29 (8.53%) Web Filtering
15 28 (8.24%) Data Loss Prevention
16 25 (7.35%) Incident Management
16 25 (7.35%) Security Management
16 25 (7.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 23 (6.76%) Service Management
18 22 (6.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (8.53%) Python
2 18 (5.29%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.82%) SQL
4 12 (3.53%) Perl
5 10 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.06%) PHP
7 6 (1.76%) VB
8 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.59%) C
9 2 (0.59%) C#
9 2 (0.59%) Java
10 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.29%) C++
10 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 155 (45.59%) CISSP
2 64 (18.82%) CEH
3 62 (18.24%) CISA
4 58 (17.06%) CISM
5 51 (15.00%) Degree
6 40 (11.76%) SANS
7 34 (10.00%) GIAC
8 15 (4.41%) SSCP
9 9 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (2.65%) OSCP
10 8 (2.35%) CRISC
11 7 (2.06%) CCNA
11 7 (2.06%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (2.06%) GCIH
11 7 (2.06%) GSEC
11 7 (2.06%) Security+ Certification
12 6 (1.76%) CSSLP
12 6 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.47%) CCSA
13 5 (1.47%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (20.29%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.53%) COBIT
4 11 (3.24%) SLA
5 10 (2.94%) ISO27002
6 7 (2.06%) ISO22301
6 7 (2.06%) ISO27005
7 5 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.59%) COSO
9 1 (0.29%) BS7799
9 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 50 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.24%) Snort
3 4 (1.18%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (9.12%) Nessus
2 16 (4.71%) Nexpose
3 12 (3.53%) QRadar
4 11 (3.24%) Proventia
5 10 (2.94%) SCCM
6 8 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (1.18%) HP Fortify
7 4 (1.18%) WSUS
8 2 (0.59%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.29%) Ansible
9 1 (0.29%) Nmap
9 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.29%) Puppet
9 1 (0.29%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (10.88%) Cisco
2 30 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 29 (8.53%) CheckPoint
4 21 (6.18%) Intel Security
5 18 (5.29%) Qualys
6 17 (5.00%) ScanSafe
7 15 (4.41%) F5
8 12 (3.53%) Citrix
9 10 (2.94%) LogRhythm
10 9 (2.65%) Splunk
11 8 (2.35%) Palo Alto
11 8 (2.35%) Sophos
12 7 (2.06%) Juniper
13 6 (1.76%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.76%) FireEye
14 5 (1.47%) Clearswift
14 5 (1.47%) Rapid7
14 5 (1.47%) Symantec
15 4 (1.18%) ArcSight
15 4 (1.18%) VMware
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
St. Ives
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary DOE + Company Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago