The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 361 435 452
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 816 699 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.66% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 648 571 587
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,350 £58,200
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.95% -1.17%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 23 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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 +106 783 £50,000 +11.11% 79
London +98 323 £57,500 +4.54% 32
South East +57 205 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Berkshire +16 62 £50,000 +9.28% 1
East of England +51 61 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Midlands +22 54 £40,000 +23.19% 12
South West +16 49 £40,000 - 10
City of London +81 47 £55,000 +1.66% 8
North West +47 46 £38,000 -20.00% 4
Hertfordshire +49 41 £50,000 -2.43% 1
Manchester +30 40 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Oxfordshire +10 39 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Surrey +40 33 £51,000 -7.27% 1
Yorkshire +3 31 £37,000 -7.50% 10
West Yorkshire +13 29 £35,500 -11.25% 8
Hampshire 0 26 £44,000 -2.22%
Reading +21 23 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire +7 21 £45,000 - 3
West Sussex +4 21 £33,750 -15.62%
Scotland -46 20 £40,500 +3.84%
Kent +25 19 £52,500 +61.53%
Watford +31 17 £50,000 +5.26%
Leeds +24 17 £34,000 -15.00% 5
Bromley - 17 £50,000 -
Guildford +29 16 £53,750 +19.44%
Birmingham +4 15 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Hemel Hempstead - 15 £42,500 - 1
Bristol +27 14 £33,000 - 3
Glasgow -24 14 £39,750 -1.85%
Staffordshire +6 13 £35,000 +84.21% 2

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 904 (59.20%) Information Security
2 625 (40.93%) CISSP
3 450 (29.47%) Firewall
4 434 (28.42%) SIEM
5 425 (27.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 386 (25.28%) Finance
7 380 (24.89%) Cybersecurity
8 371 (24.30%) Windows
9 337 (22.07%) Security Operations
10 321 (21.02%) Penetration Testing
11 311 (20.37%) CISM
12 253 (16.57%) Management Information System
13 252 (16.50%) Risk Management
14 240 (15.72%) Network Security
15 223 (14.60%) Degree
16 220 (14.41%) Vulnerability Management
17 219 (14.34%) Linux
18 217 (14.21%) Cisco
19 212 (13.88%) ITIL
20 204 (13.36%) PCI DSS
21 194 (12.70%) CISA
22 177 (11.59%) CEH
23 169 (11.07%) Nessus
24 167 (10.94%) Data Protection
25 156 (10.22%) Security Cleared
26 153 (10.02%) Intrusion Detection
27 152 (9.95%) Python
28 144 (9.43%) GIAC
29 140 (9.17%) Unix
30 137 (8.97%) Security Operations Centre

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 21 (1.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.59%) Skype for Business
3 8 (0.52%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.33%) IIS
4 5 (0.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.33%) nginx
5 4 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.20%) Confluence
6 3 (0.20%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.13%) Apache
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.13%) SAP EP
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Portal
7 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.065%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.065%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.57%) MS Office
3 8 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.31%) SAP GRC
2 11 (0.72%) assyst
3 8 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.065%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.065%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.065%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.85%) Mimecast
2 10 (0.65%) IaaS
3 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.20%) SaaS
6 2 (0.13%) Office 365
7 1 (0.065%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.065%) Heroku
7 1 (0.065%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 450 (29.47%) Firewall
2 240 (15.72%) Network Security
3 153 (10.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 130 (8.51%) TCP/IP
5 90 (5.89%) WAN
6 84 (5.50%) Internet
7 80 (5.24%) LAN
8 68 (4.45%) VPN
9 53 (3.47%) HTTP
10 51 (3.34%) Wireshark
11 45 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
12 40 (2.62%) DNS
13 35 (2.29%) Wireless
14 34 (2.23%) SSL
15 26 (1.70%) SMTP
16 24 (1.57%) MPLS
17 21 (1.38%) tcpdump
18 19 (1.24%) VoIP
19 18 (1.18%) Intranet
19 18 (1.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (1.70%) Big Data
2 15 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 9 (0.59%) Data Mining
5 7 (0.46%) SAP BW
6 6 (0.39%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.33%) MySQL
8 3 (0.20%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.13%) DB2
9 2 (0.13%) Looker
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.13%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.065%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (3.14%) Metasploit
2 14 (0.92%) AppScan
3 8 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.52%) Selenium
4 3 (0.20%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.20%) JIRA
5 1 (0.065%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.065%) LSMW
General
1 386 (25.28%) Finance
2 102 (6.68%) Telecoms
3 79 (5.17%) Legal
4 76 (4.98%) Banking
5 47 (3.08%) Law
6 39 (2.55%) Retail
7 24 (1.57%) Games
8 19 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.98%) Marketing
11 13 (0.85%) Local Government
12 10 (0.65%) Advertising
13 8 (0.52%) Back Office
13 8 (0.52%) Electronics
13 8 (0.52%) German Language
13 8 (0.52%) International Banking
14 5 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.33%) Publishing
15 4 (0.26%) Military
15 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (0.85%) .NET
2 9 (0.59%) 802.1X
3 8 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.39%) LAMP
5 4 (0.26%) Middleware
5 4 (0.26%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.20%) HTML
6 3 (0.20%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.20%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (0.13%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.13%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.13%) Sass
7 2 (0.13%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (0.13%) Web Services
8 1 (0.065%) Ajax
8 1 (0.065%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.065%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.065%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.065%) MCollective
8 1 (0.065%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 253 (16.57%) Management Information System
2 137 (8.97%) Security Operations Centre
3 132 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 67 (4.39%) Data Protection Act
6 58 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
7 36 (2.36%) Cyber Attack
8 34 (2.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 32 (2.10%) PKI
10 27 (1.77%) Data Centre
11 24 (1.57%) Cryptography
12 18 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.05%) BYOD
13 16 (1.05%) CESG
13 16 (1.05%) iPad
13 16 (1.05%) RSA SecurID
13 16 (1.05%) SWIFT
14 15 (0.98%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.85%) Fintech
15 13 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 371 (24.30%) Windows
2 219 (14.34%) Linux
3 140 (9.17%) Unix
4 52 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.62%) Solaris
6 38 (2.49%) VxWorks
7 25 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (1.05%) CentOS
8 16 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.65%) Android
10 10 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.52%) Kali Linux
11 8 (0.52%) Windows 2000
11 8 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 904 (59.20%) Information Security
2 434 (28.42%) SIEM
3 380 (24.89%) Cybersecurity
4 337 (22.07%) Security Operations
5 321 (21.02%) Penetration Testing
6 252 (16.50%) Risk Management
7 220 (14.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 212 (13.88%) ITIL
9 167 (10.94%) Data Protection
10 125 (8.19%) Security Management
11 123 (8.06%) Incident Management
12 121 (7.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 117 (7.66%) Risk Assessment
14 112 (7.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 101 (6.61%) Ethical Hacking
16 85 (5.57%) Information Security Management
17 82 (5.37%) Security Testing
18 81 (5.30%) Security Architecture
19 78 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
20 77 (5.04%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 152 (9.95%) Python
2 81 (5.30%) C
3 73 (4.78%) SQL
4 72 (4.72%) Java
5 61 (3.99%) Perl
6 60 (3.93%) C++
7 50 (3.27%) PowerShell
8 36 (2.36%) Bash Shell
9 30 (1.96%) Ruby
10 23 (1.51%) C#
11 22 (1.44%) PHP
12 14 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.52%) VB
14 6 (0.39%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.13%) ABAP
15 2 (0.13%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.13%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.13%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.065%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.065%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 625 (40.93%) CISSP
2 311 (20.37%) CISM
3 223 (14.60%) Degree
4 194 (12.70%) CISA
5 177 (11.59%) CEH
6 156 (10.22%) Security Cleared
7 144 (9.43%) GIAC
8 124 (8.12%) SANS
9 123 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
10 85 (5.57%) GCIH
11 84 (5.50%) CCNA
12 77 (5.04%) SC Cleared
13 69 (4.52%) CCNP
14 67 (4.39%) CRISC
15 66 (4.32%) DV Cleared
16 64 (4.19%) CISMP
17 57 (3.73%) GCIA
18 49 (3.21%) SSCP
19 38 (2.49%) OSCP
20 36 (2.36%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (27.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 204 (13.36%) PCI DSS
3 106 (6.94%) COBIT
4 38 (2.49%) SLA
5 32 (2.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (1.83%) ISO27002
7 17 (1.11%) QA
8 16 (1.05%) RMADS
9 13 (0.85%) ISO22301
10 9 (0.59%) COSO
11 8 (0.52%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 3 (0.20%) GPG13
13 3 (0.20%) GxP
13 3 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.13%) Val IT
15 1 (0.065%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.065%) ISO27005
System Software
1 112 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 64 (4.19%) Snort
3 15 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.52%) BitLocker
4 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.065%) KVM
7 1 (0.065%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 169 (11.07%) Nessus
2 65 (4.26%) Nmap
3 37 (2.42%) SCCM
4 34 (2.23%) QRadar
5 26 (1.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 24 (1.57%) EnCase
6 24 (1.57%) RSA Archer
7 19 (1.24%) OpenVAS
8 17 (1.11%) Nexpose
8 17 (1.11%) RSA enVision
9 15 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 13 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 11 (0.72%) Proventia
11 11 (0.72%) Puppet
12 10 (0.65%) HP Fortify
13 9 (0.59%) AirWatch
13 9 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (0.39%) Nagios
15 6 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 217 (14.21%) Cisco
2 125 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 105 (6.88%) CheckPoint
4 90 (5.89%) Splunk
5 86 (5.63%) Qualys
6 75 (4.91%) ArcSight
7 59 (3.86%) Palo Alto
8 55 (3.60%) Juniper
9 54 (3.54%) F5
10 51 (3.34%) LogRhythm
11 50 (3.27%) Intel Security
12 44 (2.88%) VMware
13 41 (2.69%) HP
14 38 (2.49%) Forcepoint
15 36 (2.36%) SolarWinds
15 36 (2.36%) Symantec
16 34 (2.23%) IBM
16 34 (2.23%) Red Hat
17 32 (2.10%) Citrix
17 32 (2.10%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6k Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Net Talent
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recann
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Unrivalled Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + on-call
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £54,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £47k - 52k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago