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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 795 795 817
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 102 137 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.12% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 86 128 66
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%

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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 2015 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 28 May 2015. 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 +16 98 £45,500 -4.21% 11
London +22 33 £50,000 -5.66% 3
East of England +22 23 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East +20 17 £45,000 - 2
City of London +52 12 £46,000 -29.23%
South West +5 11 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Kent +16 9 £32,500 -12.16% 1
Essex +6 8 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands +6 7 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Weymouth - 7 £40,000 - 1
Dorset - 7 £40,000 - 3
Bedfordshire +13 5 £34,000 +51.11%
Tunbridge Wells - 5 £30,000 - 1
Suffolk - 5 £49,000 -
Luton - 5 £34,000 -
Ipswich - 5 £49,000 -
Edinburgh +22 4 £35,000 -32.29%
Scotland +13 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Watford +6 4 £45,000 -10.89%
Wiltshire +3 4 £51,250 +70.83%
Hertfordshire -10 4 £45,000 -10.89% 1
Berkshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Slough - 4 £50,000 - 1
Leicestershire +13 2 £38,250 -1.92%
East Midlands +9 2 £38,250 -1.92%
Hampshire 0 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Swindon -3 2 £47,500 +58.33%
West Yorkshire -5 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 2 - - 1
Telford - 2 £45,000 -

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

1 127 (59.91%) Information Security
2 88 (41.51%) CISSP
3 72 (33.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (29.72%) Windows
5 62 (29.25%) Firewall
6 60 (28.30%) Management Information System
7 57 (26.89%) PCI DSS
8 54 (25.47%) Degree
9 52 (24.53%) ITIL
10 50 (23.58%) SIEM
11 47 (22.17%) Finance
12 40 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
13 34 (16.04%) Network Security
14 32 (15.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 31 (14.62%) Active Directory
16 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
17 29 (13.68%) SSCP
18 28 (13.21%) Risk Management
18 28 (13.21%) Security Testing
19 27 (12.74%) Vulnerability Management
19 27 (12.74%) Risk Assessment
20 26 (12.26%) Business Continuity
21 25 (11.79%) Kalman Filter
21 25 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (11.32%) Incident Management
22 24 (11.32%) CISM
23 23 (10.85%) Cisco
24 22 (10.38%) Internet
24 22 (10.38%) CEH
25 20 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (29.25%) Firewall
2 34 (16.04%) Network Security
3 22 (10.38%) Internet
4 17 (8.02%) LAN
4 17 (8.02%) WAN
4 17 (8.02%) Wireless
5 14 (6.60%) Wireshark
6 13 (6.13%) VPN
7 12 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (5.19%) SSL
9 10 (4.72%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.83%) tcpdump
10 6 (2.83%) SMTP
10 6 (2.83%) DNS
11 4 (1.89%) IMAP
11 4 (1.89%) POP3
12 3 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.94%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (0.94%) LDAP
13 2 (0.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.89%) MySQL
2 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (22.17%) Finance
2 20 (9.43%) Banking
3 15 (7.08%) Law
3 15 (7.08%) Retail
4 9 (4.25%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.30%) Legal
5 7 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.89%) REST
1 4 (1.89%) Regular Expression
1 4 (1.89%) OAuth
1 4 (1.89%) SAML
2 1 (0.47%) JSP
2 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (28.30%) Management Information System
2 25 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.60%) Cryptography
4 11 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.25%) Online Banking
5 9 (4.25%) Mobile Banking
6 7 (3.30%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.36%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.94%) PKI
10 1 (0.47%) Statistics
10 1 (0.47%) iSeries
10 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.47%) RMADS
10 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.72%) Windows
2 19 (8.96%) Linux
3 11 (5.19%) UNIX
4 5 (2.36%) Solaris
5 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.47%) VMS
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (59.91%) Information Security
2 52 (24.53%) ITIL
3 50 (23.58%) SIEM
4 40 (18.87%) Penetration Testing
5 32 (15.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 28 (13.21%) Risk Management
6 28 (13.21%) Security Testing
7 27 (12.74%) Vulnerability Management
7 27 (12.74%) Risk Assessment
8 26 (12.26%) Business Continuity
9 25 (11.79%) Kalman Filter
10 24 (11.32%) Incident Management
11 20 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (8.02%) Security Management
13 13 (6.13%) Cyber Security
13 13 (6.13%) Information Security Management
13 13 (6.13%) PRINCE2
14 11 (5.19%) Supplier Management
14 11 (5.19%) Service Delivery
14 11 (5.19%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.30%) SQL
2 5 (2.36%) Java
2 5 (2.36%) Perl
3 4 (1.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.89%) PHP
3 4 (1.89%) Python
3 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 88 (41.51%) CISSP
2 54 (25.47%) Degree
3 29 (13.68%) SSCP
4 24 (11.32%) CISM
5 22 (10.38%) CEH
6 13 (6.13%) CHFI
6 13 (6.13%) Security+ Certification
6 13 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.66%) GIAC
8 9 (4.25%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.77%) Security Cleared
9 8 (3.77%) MCSA
10 7 (3.30%) CISA
10 7 (3.30%) SC Cleared
11 6 (2.83%) GCIH
12 5 (2.36%) GCIA
12 5 (2.36%) GSEC
12 5 (2.36%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.89%) MCP
13 4 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (33.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (26.89%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.66%) COBIT
4 8 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (14.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.25%) Snort
3 4 (1.89%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.94%) XenApp
4 2 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (1.89%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (0.94%) SCCM
2 2 (0.94%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.47%) OpenView
3 1 (0.47%) Nessus
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 30 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.85%) Cisco
3 15 (7.08%) CheckPoint
4 12 (5.66%) Splunk
5 11 (5.19%) Websense
6 8 (3.77%) ArcSight
7 7 (3.30%) VMware
8 6 (2.83%) Sourcefire
8 6 (2.83%) McAfee
9 5 (2.36%) Juniper
9 5 (2.36%) HP
9 5 (2.36%) Tripwire
9 5 (2.36%) LogRhythm
10 4 (1.89%) Webroot
10 4 (1.89%) Postini
10 4 (1.89%) Qualys
10 4 (1.89%) Clearswift
11 3 (1.42%) Citrix
12 2 (0.94%) Fortinet
12 2 (0.94%) Oracle
Weymouth, Dorset
New Look
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago