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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Analyst
UK
Rank 691 804 829
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +25
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 160 114 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 153 84 105
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,800 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £57,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.66%

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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +121 151 £45,000 - 10
London +57 54 £45,000 -5.26% 2
South East +88 30 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Yorkshire +19 20 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Leeds +32 19 £25,000 -28.57% 1
West Yorkshire +25 19 £25,000 -28.57% 2
City of London +27 15 £45,000 -35.71% 1
West Midlands +11 14 £47,500 +3.82% 2
Brighton - 13 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 13 £50,000 -
East Midlands +16 12 £43,750 -2.77%
North West -10 12 £40,000 +6.66%
Manchester -18 11 £40,000 +6.66%
Scotland +28 9 £42,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 9 £42,500 -
Surrey - 8 £47,500 - 1
Coventry - 8 £47,500 - 2
Towcester - 8 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 8 £42,500 - 1
South West +13 5 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Solihull - 4 £51,250 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £50,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £34,359 -
Staines - 4 £45,000 -
Wiltshire +20 3 £60,000 +14.28%
East of England +18 3 £48,750 -3.94%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £55,000 -
Swindon +13 2 £60,000 +14.28%

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 198 (51.03%) CISSP
2 169 (43.56%) Information Security
3 153 (39.43%) Firewall
4 116 (29.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 113 (29.12%) SIEM
6 111 (28.61%) CISM
7 101 (26.03%) ITIL
8 90 (23.20%) Penetration Testing
9 89 (22.94%) CISA
10 88 (22.68%) PCI DSS
11 86 (22.16%) Finance
12 78 (20.10%) Risk Management
12 78 (20.10%) CEH
12 78 (20.10%) Cybersecurity
13 76 (19.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 75 (19.33%) Degree
15 68 (17.53%) Vulnerability Management
16 65 (16.75%) Windows
17 56 (14.43%) Management Information System
18 55 (14.18%) Security Architecture
19 54 (13.92%) Security Operations
20 51 (13.14%) Kalman Filter
21 50 (12.89%) Risk Assessment
22 46 (11.86%) Cisco
22 46 (11.86%) Network Security
23 39 (10.05%) Microsoft
24 38 (9.79%) Active Directory
24 38 (9.79%) Service Management
25 36 (9.28%) Python
26 34 (8.76%) 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 10 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.61%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.19%) Office 365
2 19 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.06%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (39.43%) Firewall
2 46 (11.86%) Network Security
3 22 (5.67%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (3.87%) Internet
6 14 (3.61%) Wireless
7 12 (3.09%) VPN
7 12 (3.09%) WAN
8 11 (2.84%) LAN
9 10 (2.58%) DNS
10 7 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.80%) DHCP
11 6 (1.55%) SAN
11 6 (1.55%) Wireless Security
12 5 (1.29%) NAS
12 5 (1.29%) OSPF
12 5 (1.29%) VoIP
13 4 (1.03%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.03%) NGN
13 4 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.26%) Big Data
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.52%) Fiddler
General
1 86 (22.16%) Finance
2 22 (5.67%) Legal
3 16 (4.12%) Banking
3 16 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.32%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.80%) Law
6 6 (1.55%) Retail
7 4 (1.03%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.09%) Web Services
2 1 (0.26%) COM
2 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.43%) Management Information System
2 20 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (3.35%) PKI
5 10 (2.58%) CESG
5 10 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (2.58%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (1.55%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.55%) Shadow IT
7 5 (1.29%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.03%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.77%) Physics
10 2 (0.52%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.75%) Windows
2 19 (4.90%) Unix
3 17 (4.38%) Linux
4 12 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.80%) Solaris
7 5 (1.29%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (43.56%) Information Security
2 113 (29.12%) SIEM
3 101 (26.03%) ITIL
4 90 (23.20%) Penetration Testing
5 78 (20.10%) Cybersecurity
5 78 (20.10%) Risk Management
6 76 (19.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 68 (17.53%) Vulnerability Management
8 55 (14.18%) Security Architecture
9 54 (13.92%) Security Operations
10 51 (13.14%) Kalman Filter
11 50 (12.89%) Risk Assessment
12 38 (9.79%) Service Management
13 30 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (7.73%) Web Filtering
14 29 (7.47%) Security Monitoring
15 26 (6.70%) Change Management
16 25 (6.44%) Data Protection
16 25 (6.44%) Incident Management
17 24 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.28%) Python
2 23 (5.93%) JavaScript
3 22 (5.67%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.35%) SQL
5 5 (1.29%) C
6 3 (0.77%) C++
6 3 (0.77%) Java
7 2 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 198 (51.03%) CISSP
2 111 (28.61%) CISM
3 89 (22.94%) CISA
4 78 (20.10%) CEH
5 75 (19.33%) Degree
6 34 (8.76%) SANS
7 28 (7.22%) GIAC
8 26 (6.70%) SSCP
9 25 (6.44%) CompTIA Security+
9 25 (6.44%) Security+ Certification
10 13 (3.35%) CISMP
10 13 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (2.32%) GSEC
11 9 (2.32%) Security Cleared
12 8 (2.06%) GCIH
12 8 (2.06%) OSCP
13 7 (1.80%) CSSLP
13 7 (1.80%) GCIA
14 4 (1.03%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (29.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (22.68%) PCI DSS
3 28 (7.22%) ISO22301
4 24 (6.19%) COBIT
5 23 (5.93%) SLA
6 18 (4.64%) ISO27002
6 18 (4.64%) ISO27005
7 13 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) GDPR
8 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.55%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (4.12%) McAfee ePO
1 16 (4.12%) Nessus
2 10 (2.58%) Nexpose
3 9 (2.32%) AirWatch
3 9 (2.32%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.06%) SCOM
5 6 (1.55%) QRadar
6 5 (1.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (1.03%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.03%) Nmap
7 4 (1.03%) RSA Archer
7 4 (1.03%) RSA Security Analytics
8 3 (0.77%) Proventia
9 2 (0.52%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (11.86%) Cisco
2 39 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.70%) CheckPoint
4 23 (5.93%) Intel Security
5 21 (5.41%) Qualys
6 20 (5.15%) VMware
7 14 (3.61%) LogRhythm
7 14 (3.61%) Palo Alto
8 13 (3.35%) Forcepoint
9 12 (3.09%) Oracle
10 11 (2.84%) Splunk
11 10 (2.58%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.58%) Sophos
11 10 (2.58%) Symantec
12 9 (2.32%) SAP
13 8 (2.06%) FireEye
13 8 (2.06%) Sourcefire
14 7 (1.80%) Dell
14 7 (1.80%) F5
14 7 (1.80%) Imperva
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £35k - 52k per year + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension plan.
Posted: 6 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
University of Surrey
Salary: £39,324- up to £55,000
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computacenter
Salary: benefits
Posted: 18 days ago