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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Analyst
UK
Rank 717 779 821
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 129 154 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 122 117 127
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £67,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
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 £41,500 £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 February 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 February 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 +61 121 £45,000 -1.63% 12
London +62 51 £44,250 -6.84% 1
South East +72 30 £52,500 +31.25% 4
City of London +51 19 £43,500 -33.07% 1
West Yorkshire +20 16 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Leeds +16 16 £25,000 -28.57% 2
Yorkshire +10 16 £25,000 -28.57% 2
West Midlands +23 10 £47,500 - 2
Brighton - 10 £52,500 - 1
East Sussex - 10 £52,500 - 1
Surrey +52 9 £50,000 +14.94% 1
North West -12 9 £40,000 -
Manchester -27 9 £40,000 -8.57%
Scotland - 6 £41,750 -
Glasgow - 5 £42,500 -
Coventry - 5 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £52,500 +40.00%
Staines - 4 £45,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £52,500 -
Berkshire +32 2 £52,500 +72.13% 2
Kent +16 2 £46,250 +85.00%
Maidenhead +12 2 £52,500 +75.00% 1
South West +6 2 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Wimbledon - 2 £42,500 -
Solihull - 2 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 £55,000 -
Northampton +21 1 £43,500 -13.00%
Hampshire +19 1 £62,427 +46.88%
East of England +17 1 £50,000 -1.47% 1
Northamptonshire +16 1 £43,500 -13.00%

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 155 (45.59%) CISSP
2 151 (44.41%) Firewall
3 132 (38.82%) Information Security
4 102 (30.00%) CISM
5 101 (29.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 99 (29.12%) SIEM
7 84 (24.71%) ITIL
8 71 (20.88%) Finance
8 71 (20.88%) PCI DSS
8 71 (20.88%) Penetration Testing
9 68 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 65 (19.12%) CISA
11 63 (18.53%) Windows
12 61 (17.94%) Degree
13 57 (16.76%) Cybersecurity
14 56 (16.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 56 (16.47%) CEH
15 54 (15.88%) Vulnerability Management
16 52 (15.29%) Kalman Filter
17 51 (15.00%) Security Operations
18 45 (13.24%) Network Security
18 45 (13.24%) Risk Assessment
19 43 (12.65%) Cisco
20 42 (12.35%) Management Information System
21 40 (11.76%) Microsoft
22 38 (11.18%) Active Directory
22 38 (11.18%) Security Architecture
23 35 (10.29%) Service Management
24 27 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 27 (7.94%) CheckPoint

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 9 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (1.76%) MS Office
2 5 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (5.00%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.65%) Office 365
2 13 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (44.41%) Firewall
2 45 (13.24%) Network Security
3 24 (7.06%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (4.71%) Internet
6 14 (4.12%) VPN
7 13 (3.82%) Wireless
8 11 (3.24%) DNS
9 10 (2.94%) WAN
10 9 (2.65%) LAN
11 7 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (2.06%) DHCP
12 6 (1.76%) SAN
13 5 (1.47%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (1.47%) NAS
13 5 (1.47%) OSPF
13 5 (1.47%) VoIP
14 4 (1.18%) NGN
14 4 (1.18%) Wireless Security
14 4 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.59%) Fiddler
General
1 71 (20.88%) Finance
2 23 (6.76%) Legal
3 16 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.94%) Banking
5 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.06%) Law
7 4 (1.18%) Advertising
7 4 (1.18%) Retail
8 2 (0.59%) Electronics
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.06%) Web Services
2 1 (0.29%) COM
2 1 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.35%) Management Information System
2 15 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (3.24%) PKI
6 10 (2.94%) CESG
7 8 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.76%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.18%) Shadow IT
12 3 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
13 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.29%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.29%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.29%) iPad
14 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 63 (18.53%) Windows
2 18 (5.29%) Unix
3 17 (5.00%) Linux
4 12 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.24%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (38.82%) Information Security
2 99 (29.12%) SIEM
3 84 (24.71%) ITIL
4 71 (20.88%) Penetration Testing
5 68 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 57 (16.76%) Cybersecurity
7 56 (16.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 54 (15.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 52 (15.29%) Kalman Filter
10 51 (15.00%) Security Operations
11 45 (13.24%) Risk Assessment
12 38 (11.18%) Security Architecture
13 35 (10.29%) Service Management
14 27 (7.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 27 (7.94%) Web Filtering
15 25 (7.35%) Security Monitoring
16 24 (7.06%) Data Protection
16 24 (7.06%) E-Discovery
17 22 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (6.47%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.65%) Python
2 20 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.12%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.82%) SQL
5 5 (1.47%) C
6 4 (1.18%) C++
6 4 (1.18%) Java
7 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 155 (45.59%) CISSP
2 102 (30.00%) CISM
3 65 (19.12%) CISA
4 61 (17.94%) Degree
5 56 (16.47%) CEH
6 25 (7.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 25 (7.35%) Security+ Certification
7 23 (6.76%) SSCP
8 22 (6.47%) SANS
9 16 (4.71%) CISMP
9 16 (4.71%) GIAC
10 12 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.94%) OSCP
12 9 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (2.65%) GSEC
12 9 (2.65%) Security Cleared
13 6 (1.76%) GCIA
13 6 (1.76%) GCIH
14 5 (1.47%) CREST Certified
15 4 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (29.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 71 (20.88%) PCI DSS
3 22 (6.47%) ISO22301
4 19 (5.59%) COBIT
5 14 (4.12%) SLA
6 11 (3.24%) ISO27002
6 11 (3.24%) ISO27005
6 11 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.88%) GDPR
8 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (4.71%) Nessus
2 11 (3.24%) Backup Exec
2 11 (3.24%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (2.94%) AirWatch
4 8 (2.35%) Nexpose
4 8 (2.35%) SCOM
5 5 (1.47%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.18%) Nmap
7 3 (0.88%) QRadar
7 3 (0.88%) RSA Archer
7 3 (0.88%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.29%) Proventia
8 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (12.65%) Cisco
2 40 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.94%) CheckPoint
4 20 (5.88%) VMware
5 15 (4.41%) Palo Alto
5 15 (4.41%) Qualys
6 14 (4.12%) Intel Security
7 13 (3.82%) LogRhythm
7 13 (3.82%) Oracle
7 13 (3.82%) Sophos
8 12 (3.53%) Forcepoint
8 12 (3.53%) Splunk
9 11 (3.24%) SolarWinds
10 9 (2.65%) SAP
10 9 (2.65%) Symantec
11 7 (2.06%) Dell
11 7 (2.06%) Imperva
11 7 (2.06%) Juniper
11 7 (2.06%) Sourcefire
12 6 (1.76%) WatchGuard
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham City Council
Salary: £31,288 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SUEZ Recycling & Recovery UK
Salary: From £34k + up to 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
St Ives, Cambridgeshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago