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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 373 438 447
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 695 706 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.69% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 591 532 607
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +50 667 £47,500 +5.55% 63
London +81 322 £55,000 - 18
South East +17 118 £48,500 +7.77% 9
City of London +53 68 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Berkshire +54 51 £44,000 +16.55% 3
West Midlands +17 47 £38,750 +17.26% 6
Yorkshire +16 46 £38,000 +5.55% 7
East of England +21 42 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Leeds +36 39 £37,000 -17.77% 7
West Yorkshire +30 39 £37,000 -1.33% 7
South West +3 37 £45,000 - 7
Oxfordshire +35 30 £53,750 +26.47% 1
North West -38 30 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Hertfordshire +24 27 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Reading +28 20 £44,000 -4.86% 1
Manchester -19 20 £42,500 -5.55% 8
East Midlands -10 18 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Wiltshire - 17 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow +22 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Banbury +12 14 £74,250 +85.62%
Scotland +8 14 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Bristol +26 11 £30,000 -41.46% 3
Kent +20 11 £47,500 +1.06% 1
Staffordshire -5 11 £35,000 +75.00%
Watford +3 10 £50,000 -9.09%
East Sussex +26 8 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Brighton +25 8 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Northamptonshire +11 8 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham -6 8 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Coventry -6 8 £47,500 +43.74% 1

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 850 (56.78%) Information Security
2 579 (38.68%) CISSP
3 466 (31.13%) Firewall
4 436 (29.12%) Cybersecurity
5 424 (28.32%) SIEM
6 407 (27.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 354 (23.65%) Penetration Testing
8 335 (22.38%) Finance
9 322 (21.51%) Windows
10 320 (21.38%) Security Operations
11 308 (20.57%) CISM
12 280 (18.70%) Management Information System
13 268 (17.90%) PCI DSS
14 259 (17.30%) Network Security
15 251 (16.77%) CISA
16 249 (16.63%) ITIL
17 221 (14.76%) Linux
18 220 (14.70%) Risk Management
19 216 (14.43%) Vulnerability Management
20 215 (14.36%) CEH
21 211 (14.09%) Degree
22 181 (12.09%) Cisco
23 158 (10.55%) Data Protection
24 151 (10.09%) Security Architecture
25 150 (10.02%) Python
26 148 (9.89%) Security Management
27 146 (9.75%) Nessus
28 145 (9.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
29 140 (9.35%) Risk Assessment
30 127 (8.48%) Incident Management

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 16 (1.07%) SharePoint
2 13 (0.87%) IIS
3 7 (0.47%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.13%) Apache
6 2 (0.13%) Confluence
6 2 (0.13%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.13%) nginx
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.13%) SAP EP
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.067%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.067%) Drupal
7 1 (0.067%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.067%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.87%) MS Office
3 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.067%) MS Project
5 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.067%) SmartSuite
5 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.80%) SAP GRC
2 11 (0.73%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 8 (0.53%) assyst
4 4 (0.27%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.40%) SaaS
4 17 (1.14%) IaaS
5 15 (1.00%) Office 365
6 10 (0.67%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.53%) PaaS
8 1 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.067%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 466 (31.13%) Firewall
2 259 (17.30%) Network Security
3 116 (7.75%) TCP/IP
4 107 (7.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 50 (3.34%) WAN
6 44 (2.94%) LAN
7 43 (2.87%) VPN
8 40 (2.67%) Internet
9 37 (2.47%) DNS
10 33 (2.20%) Wireless
11 26 (1.74%) Broadband
11 26 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (1.74%) SSL
12 20 (1.34%) HTTP
13 19 (1.27%) DHCP
14 18 (1.20%) OSPF
15 17 (1.14%) LDAP
15 17 (1.14%) VLAN
16 15 (1.00%) LTE
17 14 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.27%) Big Data
3 18 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.53%) SAP BW
5 5 (0.33%) MySQL
6 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.13%) DB2
9 1 (0.067%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.067%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (2.74%) Metasploit
2 11 (0.73%) Selenium
3 10 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.40%) AppScan
5 2 (0.13%) JIRA
6 1 (0.067%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.067%) Fiddler
General
1 335 (22.38%) Finance
2 83 (5.54%) Telecoms
3 74 (4.94%) Retail
4 71 (4.74%) Legal
5 54 (3.61%) Banking
6 34 (2.27%) Games
7 30 (2.00%) Law
8 11 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 9 (0.60%) German Language
10 8 (0.53%) Advertising
11 6 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.33%) Marketing
13 4 (0.27%) Back Office
13 4 (0.27%) Electronics
13 4 (0.27%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.27%) Publishing
13 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.20%) French Language
14 3 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.07%) Web Services
2 14 (0.94%) SailPoint
2 14 (0.94%) XML
3 10 (0.67%) .NET
4 7 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.40%) HTML
5 6 (0.40%) LAMP
6 4 (0.27%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.13%) ELK Stack
7 2 (0.13%) Middleware
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.13%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.13%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.13%) Sass
7 2 (0.13%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.067%) Ajax
8 1 (0.067%) COM
8 1 (0.067%) CSS
8 1 (0.067%) JSON
8 1 (0.067%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 280 (18.70%) Management Information System
2 123 (8.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 105 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (6.21%) Computer Science
5 80 (5.34%) Data Protection Act
6 37 (2.47%) Cyber Attack
7 36 (2.40%) PKI
8 29 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 27 (1.80%) Data Centre
10 22 (1.47%) Cryptography
10 22 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 20 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (1.07%) Driving Licence
13 14 (0.94%) CESG
13 14 (0.94%) Fintech
14 12 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.73%) BYOD
15 11 (0.73%) Cybercrime
15 11 (0.73%) RSA SecurID
15 11 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 322 (21.51%) Windows
2 221 (14.76%) Linux
3 94 (6.28%) Unix
4 33 (2.20%) VxWorks
5 31 (2.07%) Windows Server
6 18 (1.20%) Solaris
7 15 (1.00%) CentOS
8 14 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.40%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.27%) AIX
13 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.20%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.13%) KNOPPIX
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.067%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (56.78%) Information Security
2 436 (29.12%) Cybersecurity
3 424 (28.32%) SIEM
4 354 (23.65%) Penetration Testing
5 320 (21.38%) Security Operations
6 249 (16.63%) ITIL
7 220 (14.70%) Risk Management
8 216 (14.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 158 (10.55%) Data Protection
10 151 (10.09%) Security Architecture
11 148 (9.89%) Security Management
12 145 (9.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 140 (9.35%) Risk Assessment
14 127 (8.48%) Incident Management
15 118 (7.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 107 (7.15%) Information Security Management
17 96 (6.41%) OWASP
18 88 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
19 78 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
19 78 (5.21%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 150 (10.02%) Python
2 96 (6.41%) Java
3 71 (4.74%) SQL
4 70 (4.68%) C
5 60 (4.01%) C++
6 54 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 32 (2.14%) Perl
8 30 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 27 (1.80%) JavaScript
10 18 (1.20%) Ruby
11 15 (1.00%) PHP
12 14 (0.94%) BeanShell
12 14 (0.94%) C#
13 8 (0.53%) Scala
14 6 (0.40%) VB
15 4 (0.27%) Korn
15 4 (0.27%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.20%) ABAP
17 2 (0.13%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 579 (38.68%) CISSP
2 308 (20.57%) CISM
3 251 (16.77%) CISA
4 215 (14.36%) CEH
5 211 (14.09%) Degree
6 117 (7.82%) GIAC
7 111 (7.41%) SANS
8 110 (7.35%) Security Cleared
9 94 (6.28%) Cisco Certification
10 71 (4.74%) GSEC
11 69 (4.61%) SSCP
12 61 (4.07%) CISMP
13 53 (3.54%) CCNP
14 50 (3.34%) CCNA
15 48 (3.21%) DV Cleared
16 44 (2.94%) GCIA
16 44 (2.94%) GCIH
17 43 (2.87%) SC Cleared
18 35 (2.34%) ISACA
19 32 (2.14%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 407 (27.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 268 (17.90%) PCI DSS
3 106 (7.08%) COBIT
4 58 (3.87%) SLA
5 40 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 38 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 34 (2.27%) ISO22301
8 31 (2.07%) ISO27002
9 19 (1.27%) ISO27005
10 9 (0.60%) QA
11 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.13%) FISMA
13 1 (0.067%) COSO
13 1 (0.067%) GPG13
13 1 (0.067%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 102 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.27%) Snort
3 17 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.067%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.067%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.067%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.067%) Xen
Systems Management
1 146 (9.75%) Nessus
2 62 (4.14%) Nmap
3 29 (1.94%) SCCM
4 23 (1.54%) OpenVAS
5 21 (1.40%) QRadar
6 20 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 20 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
6 20 (1.34%) Nexpose
7 9 (0.60%) EnCase
7 9 (0.60%) RSA enVision
8 8 (0.53%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.53%) Proventia
8 8 (0.53%) SCOM
9 7 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (0.47%) Puppet
9 7 (0.47%) WSUS
10 6 (0.40%) RSA Archer
11 5 (0.33%) HP Fortify
11 5 (0.33%) RSA Security Analytics
12 3 (0.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 181 (12.09%) Cisco
2 114 (7.62%) Qualys
3 103 (6.88%) Microsoft
4 91 (6.08%) CheckPoint
5 79 (5.28%) ArcSight
6 77 (5.14%) Splunk
7 56 (3.74%) LogRhythm
8 55 (3.67%) Forcepoint
9 54 (3.61%) Palo Alto
10 53 (3.54%) Intel Security
11 51 (3.41%) SAP
12 39 (2.61%) Symantec
13 38 (2.54%) VMware
14 34 (2.27%) Juniper
15 33 (2.20%) HP
16 32 (2.14%) Sourcefire
17 31 (2.07%) F5
18 29 (1.94%) Sophos
19 25 (1.67%) Oracle
20 20 (1.34%) Blue Coat
Essex
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + package
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum + BENS
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Circa £45k + Bonus + Benefits Packag
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: 24% shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Montash
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum, Benefits TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,427 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Adeptis Group
Salary: From £43,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Michael Page International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + car, pension, additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £25,000-£40,000 + an excellent package including a very generous bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
KnownFour
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 Per Annum + £3000 on-call + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday