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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 804 838 841
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 133 136 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 102 119 143
Median salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,080 £30,000 £34,454
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £61,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 5 May 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 May 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 +32 133 £50,000 +8.40% 13
London +31 67 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East +17 17 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +23 15 £32,250 -21.81% 1
Yorkshire +19 15 £32,250 -21.81% 1
West Midlands -13 14 £47,500 +56.90%
Leeds +12 12 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East of England -9 9 £52,500 +16.66%
Birmingham - 7 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire +20 6 £52,500 +16.66%
North West +18 6 £43,750 - 3
Manchester +10 6 £43,750 - 3
Watford +9 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Surrey +7 6 £44,500 -15.23%
City of London +30 5 £65,000 +26.82%
Harrow - 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Berkshire +4 3 £31,000 -43.63% 1
Guildford -3 3 £45,000 -30.76%
Cambridgeshire -3 3 - -
South West -7 3 £42,500 -19.04% 6
Shropshire -8 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Telford -8 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Bracknell - 3 £31,000 -
Peterborough - 3 - -
East Midlands +18 2 £41,250 +7.84% 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £43,750 -
Crawley - 2 £53,750 -
Bradford - 2 £27,500 -

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 154 (58.11%) Information Security
2 108 (40.75%) CISSP
3 105 (39.62%) Firewall
4 97 (36.60%) Finance
5 95 (35.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 82 (30.94%) Windows
7 72 (27.17%) SIEM
8 68 (25.66%) ITIL
9 58 (21.89%) Cisco
10 56 (21.13%) Network Security
11 54 (20.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 48 (18.11%) PCI DSS
12 48 (18.11%) Management Information System
13 47 (17.74%) CISM
14 46 (17.36%) CEH
15 42 (15.85%) Cybersecurity
16 41 (15.47%) Security Operations
17 40 (15.09%) Microsoft
18 38 (14.34%) Penetration Testing
19 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
20 34 (12.83%) Degree
20 34 (12.83%) Active Directory
21 33 (12.45%) Risk Assessment
22 30 (11.32%) Vulnerability Management
23 29 (10.94%) Security Management
24 27 (10.19%) Risk Management
24 27 (10.19%) GIAC
25 24 (9.06%) LAN
25 24 (9.06%) WAN
26 23 (8.68%) SANS

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 (1.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.51%) Office 365
2 3 (1.13%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) PaaS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (39.62%) Firewall
2 56 (21.13%) Network Security
3 24 (9.06%) LAN
3 24 (9.06%) WAN
4 18 (6.79%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (6.04%) TCP/IP
6 14 (5.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (4.15%) Internet
8 9 (3.40%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (2.26%) DNS
10 4 (1.51%) HTTP
10 4 (1.51%) VPN
11 3 (1.13%) IPv4
11 3 (1.13%) LDAP
11 3 (1.13%) SMTP
11 3 (1.13%) VoIP
11 3 (1.13%) Wireless
12 2 (0.75%) SCCP
12 2 (0.75%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.38%) GIS
2 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Burp Suite
General
1 97 (36.60%) Finance
2 10 (3.77%) Financial Institution
2 10 (3.77%) Legal
3 7 (2.64%) Advertising
4 5 (1.89%) Banking
4 5 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (0.75%) Law
5 2 (0.75%) Local Government
5 2 (0.75%) Marketing
5 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.75%) 802.1X
1 2 (0.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.11%) Management Information System
2 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.40%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.40%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (3.40%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (2.64%) AS400
4 7 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.89%) iPad
5 5 (1.89%) PKI
5 5 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.51%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.51%) iSeries
7 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.13%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (1.13%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.13%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (1.13%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.13%) Statistics
8 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.75%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 82 (30.94%) Windows
2 18 (6.79%) Linux
3 13 (4.91%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.53%) Unix
5 9 (3.40%) Android
6 5 (1.89%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.13%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (58.11%) Information Security
2 72 (27.17%) SIEM
3 68 (25.66%) ITIL
4 54 (20.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 42 (15.85%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (15.47%) Security Operations
7 38 (14.34%) Penetration Testing
8 33 (12.45%) Risk Assessment
9 30 (11.32%) Vulnerability Management
10 29 (10.94%) Security Management
11 27 (10.19%) Risk Management
12 18 (6.79%) Kalman Filter
13 17 (6.42%) Change Control
13 17 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (6.42%) Internal Audit
13 17 (6.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 16 (6.04%) ISMS
15 15 (5.66%) Data Protection
15 15 (5.66%) Problem Management
15 15 (5.66%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.55%) PowerShell
1 20 (7.55%) Python
2 17 (6.42%) Perl
3 16 (6.04%) SQL
4 5 (1.89%) VB
5 4 (1.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.51%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) C
6 1 (0.38%) C#
6 1 (0.38%) C++
6 1 (0.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 108 (40.75%) CISSP
2 47 (17.74%) CISM
3 46 (17.36%) CEH
4 34 (12.83%) Degree
5 27 (10.19%) GIAC
6 23 (8.68%) SANS
7 18 (6.79%) CISA
8 15 (5.66%) CCNA
8 15 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (4.91%) GCIH
10 9 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.64%) OSCP
12 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.89%) GCIA
13 5 (1.89%) SSCP
14 4 (1.51%) CISMP
14 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (1.13%) CRISC
16 2 (0.75%) MBA
16 2 (0.75%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (35.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (18.11%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.53%) ISO27002
3 12 (4.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.02%) COBIT
4 8 (3.02%) ISO22301
4 8 (3.02%) ISO27005
5 2 (0.75%) COSO
5 2 (0.75%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.38%) BS7799
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.38%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 34 (12.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.02%) Snort
3 3 (1.13%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.91%) Nessus
2 8 (3.02%) Nexpose
2 8 (3.02%) QRadar
3 7 (2.64%) Proventia
4 4 (1.51%) OpenView
4 4 (1.51%) OVSD
4 4 (1.51%) Unicenter
5 3 (1.13%) Nmap
5 3 (1.13%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.75%) yum
7 1 (0.38%) Ansible
7 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.38%) Puppet
7 1 (0.38%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (21.89%) Cisco
2 40 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.42%) CheckPoint
4 12 (4.53%) Juniper
5 10 (3.77%) Forcepoint
5 10 (3.77%) Palo Alto
6 9 (3.40%) ScanSafe
7 8 (3.02%) Intel Security
8 7 (2.64%) Citrix
8 7 (2.64%) Qualys
8 7 (2.64%) Splunk
9 6 (2.26%) F5
9 6 (2.26%) HP
9 6 (2.26%) IBM
9 6 (2.26%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.89%) VMware
11 4 (1.51%) CA
11 4 (1.51%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.13%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.13%) Symantec
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