The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 416 512 510
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 680 397 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.39% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 590 291 325
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK.

Security Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

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 Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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 +108 629 £45,000 +12.50% 56
London +81 224 £53,500 +18.88% 18
South East +19 147 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Yorkshire +39 105 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Hampshire +37 73 £47,500 +18.75% 4
City of London -3 67 £50,000 +9.89% 7
West Yorkshire +12 66 £40,000 +23.07% 9
Leeds +10 54 £40,000 +23.07% 9
East of England +33 46 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Surrey +11 43 £43,500 +6.09% 1
Scotland +5 38 £40,000 -15.78% 1
North Yorkshire +21 37 £40,000 +23.07% 2
West Midlands +6 31 £45,000 +16.88% 2
York +28 30 £40,000 +23.07% 1
North West -14 28 £48,750 +28.28% 4
Glasgow -7 23 £40,000 -17.94%
South West -34 23 £40,000 - 9
Manchester +10 20 £41,250 +11.48% 1
East Midlands -13 18 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Southampton +17 17 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Cambridge +13 17 £45,000 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire +8 17 £45,000 +40.62% 1
Havant - 16 £58,000 - 1
Birmingham +17 15 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Northamptonshire -1 15 £35,000 +29.62% 1
Edinburgh +2 12 £34,500 +15.00% 1
Hertfordshire 0 12 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 10 £45,000 +24.13%
Kent -5 10 £41,000 +4.45%
Northampton -9 10 £36,500 +35.18% 1

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title.

1 710 (57.91%) Information Security
2 449 (36.62%) Firewall
3 407 (33.20%) CISSP
4 339 (27.65%) Finance
5 323 (26.35%) Windows
6 311 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 287 (23.41%) SIEM
8 270 (22.02%) Penetration Testing
9 267 (21.78%) Network Security
10 217 (17.70%) Cisco
10 217 (17.70%) Management Information System
11 200 (16.31%) Degree
11 200 (16.31%) PCI DSS
12 195 (15.91%) TCP/IP
13 194 (15.82%) ITIL
14 177 (14.44%) UNIX
15 174 (14.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 174 (14.19%) Intrusion Detection
16 172 (14.03%) Microsoft
17 160 (13.05%) CheckPoint
18 149 (12.15%) Linux
19 148 (12.07%) Security Management
20 132 (10.77%) CISM
21 128 (10.44%) Security Cleared
22 120 (9.79%) Risk Management
23 118 (9.62%) Ethical Hacking
24 112 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
25 110 (8.97%) CEH
26 109 (8.89%) SC Cleared
27 107 (8.73%) WAN

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (1.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.73%) Lync
3 8 (0.65%) Apache
4 6 (0.49%) IIS
5 5 (0.41%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.16%) CMS
8 1 (0.082%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.082%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.082%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.082%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.082%) GroupWise
Applications
1 105 (8.56%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.85%) MS Office
3 16 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.24%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 11 (0.90%) assyst
2 4 (0.33%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.16%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.082%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.82%) SaaS
2 6 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 449 (36.62%) Firewall
2 267 (21.78%) Network Security
3 195 (15.91%) TCP/IP
4 174 (14.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 107 (8.73%) WAN
6 104 (8.48%) LAN
7 93 (7.59%) Internet
8 89 (7.26%) DNS
9 85 (6.93%) VPN
10 62 (5.06%) Wireshark
11 46 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (3.67%) VoIP
13 43 (3.51%) tcpdump
14 42 (3.43%) Wireless
15 41 (3.34%) IP Telephony
16 40 (3.26%) DHCP
17 35 (2.85%) SSL
17 35 (2.85%) MPLS
18 32 (2.61%) LDAP
19 28 (2.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.14%) MySQL
3 8 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.24%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.16%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.16%) Big Data
6 1 (0.082%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.082%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.082%) Metasploit
General
1 339 (27.65%) Finance
2 82 (6.69%) Law
3 78 (6.36%) Legal
4 70 (5.71%) Banking
5 21 (1.71%) Retail
6 20 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.14%) Advertising
8 10 (0.82%) Games
8 10 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 10 (0.82%) Electronics
9 8 (0.65%) Multimedia
10 7 (0.57%) Marketing
11 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.41%) Publishing
12 4 (0.33%) Military
13 3 (0.24%) French Language
13 3 (0.24%) German Language
13 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.37%) .NET
2 24 (1.96%) Web Services
3 10 (0.82%) Regular Expression
4 5 (0.41%) Middleware
5 4 (0.33%) XML
5 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.24%) WPF
6 3 (0.24%) WinForms
7 1 (0.082%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.082%) Java EE
7 1 (0.082%) JSON
7 1 (0.082%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.082%) RESTful
7 1 (0.082%) COM
7 1 (0.082%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 217 (17.70%) Management Information System
2 54 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 30 (2.45%) PKI
4 19 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (1.31%) Cryptography
6 13 (1.06%) Open Source
6 13 (1.06%) iPhone
6 13 (1.06%) iPad
7 11 (0.90%) NHS
7 11 (0.90%) CESG
8 7 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 6 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.41%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.33%) DTV
12 3 (0.24%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.24%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.24%) Tandem
13 2 (0.16%) Clustering
13 2 (0.16%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 323 (26.35%) Windows
2 177 (14.44%) UNIX
3 149 (12.15%) Linux
4 39 (3.18%) Solaris
5 32 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.90%) Windows 7
8 11 (0.90%) Windows 2000
9 9 (0.73%) AIX
10 5 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.41%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.16%) Android
13 1 (0.082%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.082%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.082%) CentOS
13 1 (0.082%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (57.91%) Information Security
2 287 (23.41%) SIEM
3 270 (22.02%) Penetration Testing
4 194 (15.82%) ITIL
5 174 (14.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 148 (12.07%) Security Management
7 120 (9.79%) Risk Management
8 118 (9.62%) Ethical Hacking
9 103 (8.40%) Cyber Security
10 96 (7.83%) Kalman Filter
11 94 (7.67%) Incident Management
12 91 (7.42%) Security Testing
13 86 (7.01%) Risk Assessment
14 82 (6.69%) Data Protection
15 79 (6.44%) Information Security Management
16 78 (6.36%) E-Commerce
16 78 (6.36%) Vulnerability Management
17 77 (6.28%) ISMS
18 56 (4.57%) Analytics
19 51 (4.16%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (2.28%) Python
2 27 (2.20%) Java
2 27 (2.20%) Perl
3 26 (2.12%) SQL
4 19 (1.55%) C
5 17 (1.39%) Ruby
5 17 (1.39%) PHP
6 14 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 10 (0.82%) PowerShell
8 8 (0.65%) C#
9 7 (0.57%) C++
10 5 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.33%) Objective-C
11 4 (0.33%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.16%) VB
12 2 (0.16%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.082%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 407 (33.20%) CISSP
2 200 (16.31%) Degree
3 132 (10.77%) CISM
4 128 (10.44%) Security Cleared
5 112 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (8.97%) CEH
7 109 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 91 (7.42%) CISA
9 89 (7.26%) GIAC
10 74 (6.04%) GCIA
11 65 (5.30%) DV Cleared
12 54 (4.40%) GCIH
13 52 (4.24%) CCNA
14 48 (3.92%) CCSA
15 44 (3.59%) CCNP
16 42 (3.43%) SSCP
17 40 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
18 27 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
18 27 (2.20%) MCSE
19 23 (1.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 200 (16.31%) PCI DSS
3 74 (6.04%) COBIT
4 24 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 20 (1.63%) SLA
6 18 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.82%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.82%) QA
8 4 (0.33%) COSO
9 3 (0.24%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.24%) BS7799
10 1 (0.082%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 96 (7.83%) Active Directory
2 65 (5.30%) Snort
3 9 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.57%) SpamAssassin
5 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.24%) Nmap
7 2 (0.16%) NFS
7 2 (0.16%) XenApp
7 2 (0.16%) vSphere
8 1 (0.082%) ACF2
8 1 (0.082%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.082%) RACF
8 1 (0.082%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.082%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (2.37%) Nessus
2 12 (0.98%) WSUS
2 12 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Management
4 10 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.49%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.24%) SCCM
6 3 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.16%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.082%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.082%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.082%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.082%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.082%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 217 (17.70%) Cisco
2 172 (14.03%) Microsoft
3 160 (13.05%) CheckPoint
4 86 (7.01%) Sourcefire
5 59 (4.81%) Symantec
6 46 (3.75%) McAfee
6 46 (3.75%) Juniper
6 46 (3.75%) LogRhythm
7 45 (3.67%) Splunk
8 44 (3.59%) Qualys
9 41 (3.34%) F5
10 35 (2.85%) ArcSight
11 27 (2.20%) HP
12 22 (1.79%) Oracle
12 22 (1.79%) LogLogic
13 21 (1.71%) Websense
14 19 (1.55%) Sun
14 19 (1.55%) VMware
15 17 (1.39%) Blue Coat
15 17 (1.39%) IBM
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £45000 per annum + car and 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great benefits & package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Securitech Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago