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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 680 858 857
Rank change year-on-year
+178 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 197 100 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 177 78 109
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +18.42%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
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 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +174 193 £47,500 +5.55% 8
London +102 77 £57,500 +9.52% 1
South West +31 22 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +28 22 £37,250 +6.42% 2
West Yorkshire +52 21 £37,250 +6.42% 2
Leeds +34 21 £37,250 +6.42% 2
City of London +34 19 £47,500 -32.14%
South East +73 18 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Wiltshire - 18 £45,000 - 1
East of England +13 17 £50,000 +98.01%
West Midlands -3 14 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East Midlands +16 12 £44,000 -2.22%
North West -10 11 £42,500 -5.55%
Watford - 10 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 10 £50,000 -
Towcester - 8 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 8 £42,500 -
Coventry +8 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Manchester -26 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Brighton - 7 £50,000 - 2
East Sussex - 7 £50,000 - 2
Norwich - 6 £47,250 -
Norfolk - 6 £47,250 -
Kent - 5 £47,500 -
Solihull - 5 £60,000 -
Scotland +23 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Cheshire +18 4 £55,000 +83.33%
Nottingham - 4 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £34,359 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £55,000 -

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 217 (52.93%) Information Security
2 208 (50.73%) CISSP
3 130 (31.71%) Firewall
4 116 (28.29%) SIEM
5 110 (26.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 100 (24.39%) ITIL
7 96 (23.41%) CISA
7 96 (23.41%) CISM
7 96 (23.41%) Penetration Testing
8 91 (22.20%) Finance
9 87 (21.22%) PCI DSS
10 86 (20.98%) Cybersecurity
11 82 (20.00%) CEH
12 79 (19.27%) Vulnerability Management
13 72 (17.56%) Degree
14 70 (17.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 63 (15.37%) Management Information System
16 62 (15.12%) Risk Management
16 62 (15.12%) Windows
16 62 (15.12%) Security Architecture
17 57 (13.90%) Security Operations
18 56 (13.66%) Network Security
19 54 (13.17%) Kalman Filter
20 49 (11.95%) Cisco
21 48 (11.71%) Risk Assessment
22 40 (9.76%) Python
23 37 (9.02%) Service Management
23 37 (9.02%) Nessus
24 36 (8.78%) Active Directory
25 34 (8.29%) Web Filtering

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 10 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.24%) nginx
3 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.68%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.93%) Office 365
3 9 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.95%) SaaS
5 5 (1.22%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (31.71%) Firewall
2 56 (13.66%) Network Security
3 20 (4.88%) LAN
3 20 (4.88%) WAN
4 13 (3.17%) Internet
4 13 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (2.93%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.93%) Wireless
6 11 (2.68%) DNS
7 9 (2.20%) VPN
8 8 (1.95%) DHCP
9 7 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.22%) OSPF
10 5 (1.22%) Wireless Security
11 4 (0.98%) NAS
11 4 (0.98%) NGN
11 4 (0.98%) SAN
11 4 (0.98%) SSL
11 4 (0.98%) VLAN
11 4 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.24%) Big Data
2 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.24%) MySQL
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.98%) AppScan
2 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
General
1 91 (22.20%) Finance
2 30 (7.32%) Legal
3 17 (4.15%) Banking
4 10 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.46%) Retail
7 5 (1.22%) Law
8 4 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Electronics
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.93%) Web Services
2 2 (0.49%) Sass
3 1 (0.24%) .NET
3 1 (0.24%) COM
3 1 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.24%) Memcached
3 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.37%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.15%) Security Operations Centre
4 15 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.66%) PKI
5 12 (2.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.20%) Shadow IT
8 8 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.71%) CESG
9 7 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.22%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.98%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.98%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.73%) BYOD
12 3 (0.73%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.73%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 62 (15.12%) Windows
2 25 (6.10%) Linux
3 11 (2.68%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.44%) Unix
5 5 (1.22%) Solaris
6 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (52.93%) Information Security
2 116 (28.29%) SIEM
3 100 (24.39%) ITIL
4 96 (23.41%) Penetration Testing
5 86 (20.98%) Cybersecurity
6 79 (19.27%) Vulnerability Management
7 70 (17.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 62 (15.12%) Risk Management
8 62 (15.12%) Security Architecture
9 57 (13.90%) Security Operations
10 54 (13.17%) Kalman Filter
11 48 (11.71%) Risk Assessment
12 37 (9.02%) Service Management
13 34 (8.29%) Web Filtering
14 30 (7.32%) Change Management
14 30 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (7.32%) Data Protection
15 27 (6.59%) Problem Management
16 26 (6.34%) Network Architecture
16 26 (6.34%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (9.76%) Python
2 25 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.61%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.44%) SQL
5 5 (1.22%) VB
6 4 (0.98%) C
7 3 (0.73%) Perl
7 3 (0.73%) PHP
8 2 (0.49%) C++
8 2 (0.49%) Java
9 1 (0.24%) C#
9 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 208 (50.73%) CISSP
2 96 (23.41%) CISA
2 96 (23.41%) CISM
3 82 (20.00%) CEH
4 72 (17.56%) Degree
5 29 (7.07%) GIAC
5 29 (7.07%) SANS
6 22 (5.37%) SSCP
7 16 (3.90%) GSEC
8 12 (2.93%) CompTIA Security+
8 12 (2.93%) Security+ Certification
9 10 (2.44%) CISMP
10 7 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.71%) CSSLP
11 5 (1.22%) GCIH
11 5 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.98%) CCSA
12 4 (0.98%) CCSE
12 4 (0.98%) GCIA
12 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (26.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (21.22%) PCI DSS
3 25 (6.10%) ISO22301
4 24 (5.85%) SLA
5 23 (5.61%) COBIT
6 19 (4.63%) ISO27002
7 18 (4.39%) ISO27005
8 13 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 36 (8.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.95%) Snort
4 5 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (9.02%) Nessus
2 20 (4.88%) Nexpose
3 14 (3.41%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (2.44%) QRadar
5 8 (1.95%) Proventia
5 8 (1.95%) SCCM
5 8 (1.95%) SCOM
6 4 (0.98%) HP Fortify
6 4 (0.98%) Nmap
7 2 (0.49%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.49%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.49%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (11.95%) Cisco
2 28 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 25 (6.10%) Intel Security
3 25 (6.10%) Qualys
4 23 (5.61%) CheckPoint
5 17 (4.15%) LogRhythm
6 13 (3.17%) F5
6 13 (3.17%) ScanSafe
7 11 (2.68%) Citrix
8 10 (2.44%) Forcepoint
8 10 (2.44%) Oracle
8 10 (2.44%) Symantec
8 10 (2.44%) VMware
9 9 (2.20%) Palo Alto
9 9 (2.20%) SAP
9 9 (2.20%) Splunk
10 8 (1.95%) FireEye
10 8 (1.95%) Sourcefire
11 7 (1.71%) Dell
11 7 (1.71%) Sophos
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Salary: £25000.00 per annum + On target bonus of 5%
Posted: 2 days ago
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n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension plan.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago