The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Security Analyst
Rank 781 806 831
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 130 69 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.064% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.067% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 118 50 62
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 31 July 2014 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 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 123 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Yorkshire +7 36 £35,000 -6.66%
West Yorkshire -5 35 £35,000 -6.66%
London -35 33 £48,000 +1.05% 2
Leeds -12 23 £35,000 -6.66%
South East -9 22 £42,500 +6.25% 4
City of London -1 19 £46,500 -2.10%
Hampshire -1 12 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bradford - 12 £33,750 -
East of England - 12 £45,000 - 2
South West -6 10 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Wiltshire -2 8 £30,000 -
Swindon -1 7 £30,000 -
Southampton - 7 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £45,000 -
Scotland +1 5 £35,000 -1.40% 1
West Midlands -10 5 £38,500 -23.00% 1
Coventry +7 4 £41,500 +12.92% 1
Kent -12 4 £37,000 -12.94%
West Sussex 0 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Edinburgh -12 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands -13 3 £39,000 -22.00%
Leicester - 3 £39,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £39,000 -
Crawley +14 2 £46,250 +15.62%
Glasgow -14 2 £38,750 +9.15% 1
Cheltenham - 2 £31,250 -
Luton - 2 £45,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 2

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 135 (54.44%) Information Security
2 111 (44.76%) Finance
3 96 (38.71%) CISSP
4 94 (37.90%) Windows
5 90 (36.29%) Penetration Testing
6 88 (35.48%) SIEM
7 80 (32.26%) Firewall
8 62 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 60 (24.19%) Microsoft
10 56 (22.58%) PCI DSS
11 55 (22.18%) MS Excel
12 51 (20.56%) Degree
13 50 (20.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 45 (18.15%) Ethical Hacking
15 36 (14.52%) Intrusion Detection
15 36 (14.52%) Internet
16 35 (14.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 32 (12.90%) Management Information System
17 32 (12.90%) DNS
18 31 (12.50%) Cisco
19 28 (11.29%) UNIX
20 27 (10.89%) Risk Assessment
21 26 (10.48%) GIAC
21 26 (10.48%) VPN
21 26 (10.48%) Security Cleared
22 25 (10.08%) Cyber Security
23 24 (9.68%) Linux
24 23 (9.27%) Risk Management
24 23 (9.27%) Risk Analysis
24 23 (9.27%) Incident Management

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 15 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.84%) Lync
3 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.81%) IIS
3 2 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 55 (22.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.05%) MS Office
3 5 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 80 (32.26%) Firewall
2 36 (14.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 36 (14.52%) Internet
3 32 (12.90%) DNS
4 26 (10.48%) VPN
5 16 (6.45%) Network Security
5 16 (6.45%) Wireshark
5 16 (6.45%) LDAP
6 15 (6.05%) TCP/IP
7 14 (5.65%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (5.65%) tcpdump
8 13 (5.24%) LAN
9 12 (4.84%) WAN
10 8 (3.23%) HTTP
11 7 (2.82%) DHCP
12 6 (2.42%) FTP
12 6 (2.42%) SMTP
12 6 (2.42%) SSL
13 4 (1.61%) IPsec
14 3 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 111 (44.76%) Finance
2 22 (8.87%) Banking
3 5 (2.02%) Retail
4 4 (1.61%) Electronics
4 4 (1.61%) Advertising
5 3 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.81%) Publishing
6 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.21%) LAMP
2 1 (0.40%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.40%) .NET
2 1 (0.40%) COM
2 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 22 (8.87%) PKI
3 13 (5.24%) iPad
3 13 (5.24%) iPhone
4 11 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.21%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.21%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.21%) CESG
6 2 (0.81%) iSeries
7 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.40%) Open Source
7 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 94 (37.90%) Windows
2 28 (11.29%) UNIX
3 24 (9.68%) Linux
4 8 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.02%) Solaris
6 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.21%) AIX
7 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (54.44%) Information Security
2 90 (36.29%) Penetration Testing
3 88 (35.48%) SIEM
4 45 (18.15%) Ethical Hacking
5 35 (14.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 27 (10.89%) Risk Assessment
7 25 (10.08%) Cyber Security
8 23 (9.27%) Risk Management
8 23 (9.27%) Risk Analysis
8 23 (9.27%) Incident Management
9 21 (8.47%) Security Testing
10 20 (8.06%) Data Protection
10 20 (8.06%) ITIL
11 19 (7.66%) Analytics
12 18 (7.26%) Problem Management
12 18 (7.26%) Identity Management
13 17 (6.85%) Security Architecture
14 16 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (5.24%) Database Security
16 11 (4.44%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.42%) PowerShell
2 5 (2.02%) SQL
3 3 (1.21%) C
3 3 (1.21%) Python
4 2 (0.81%) Perl
4 2 (0.81%) PHP
4 2 (0.81%) VB
5 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.40%) VBScript
5 1 (0.40%) C#
5 1 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 96 (38.71%) CISSP
2 51 (20.56%) Degree
3 26 (10.48%) GIAC
3 26 (10.48%) Security Cleared
4 20 (8.06%) SC Cleared
5 18 (7.26%) CISM
6 17 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (6.85%) DV Cleared
7 16 (6.45%) CEH
8 15 (6.05%) CISA
8 15 (6.05%) GCIA
8 15 (6.05%) GCIH
9 14 (5.65%) SSCP
10 13 (5.24%) CCSP
11 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (3.23%) MCSE
12 7 (2.82%) OSCP
13 6 (2.42%) Security+ Certification
14 5 (2.02%) CCSE
14 5 (2.02%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (22.58%) PCI DSS
2 50 (20.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.44%) COBIT
4 4 (1.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.65%) Snort
3 12 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.03%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.61%) Nessus
4 2 (0.81%) SCCM
5 1 (0.40%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 60 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.50%) Cisco
3 20 (8.06%) Splunk
4 17 (6.85%) Sourcefire
4 17 (6.85%) LogRhythm
5 16 (6.45%) Sun
5 16 (6.45%) Symantec
6 15 (6.05%) McAfee
7 14 (5.65%) CheckPoint
8 13 (5.24%) Oracle
9 12 (4.84%) VMware
10 11 (4.44%) LogLogic
11 9 (3.63%) Citrix
12 8 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
13 7 (2.82%) F5
14 6 (2.42%) ArcSight
15 5 (2.02%) Juniper
16 3 (1.21%) Blue Coat
17 2 (0.81%) HP
17 2 (0.81%) Websense
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Horizon Nuclear Power Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus significant benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Salary: From £20,700 to £26,500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £32,418 to £44,574 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
Posted: 16 days ago