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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 411 506 467
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 641 495 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.44% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 499 424 419
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,618 £30,975 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015 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 24 April 2015. 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 +57 566 £47,500 +5.55% 55
London +54 229 £53,500 +0.94% 15
South East +11 124 £45,000 - 18
City of London +47 79 £54,100 -6.72% 6
Scotland +69 62 £45,250 +0.55% 4
East of England +16 53 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +10 49 £41,500 +25.75% 6
Hampshire -20 42 £48,750 +8.33% 6
West Yorkshire +13 39 £45,000 +40.62% 6
Edinburgh +41 34 £50,000 -3.28% 3
Glasgow +41 33 £42,000 +10.52% 1
Leeds +20 32 £43,500 +2.35% 3
Berkshire +15 32 £50,000 +42.85% 11
South West +4 32 £45,000 +35.33% 7
North West +33 29 £47,500 +72.72% 2
West Midlands -6 27 £38,000 +52.00% 2
Cheshire +29 22 £47,500 +26.66% 1
East Midlands +18 21 £40,000 +2.56%
Reading +10 17 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Nottingham +12 16 £40,000 +90.47%
Nottinghamshire +10 16 £40,000 +90.47%
Surrey -3 14 £52,500 +23.52%
Kent +22 13 £45,000 +73.07%
Suffolk +19 13 £43,500 +33.84%
Essex 0 12 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 12 £43,750 +36.71% 3
Warrington - 12 £48,750 - 1
Cambridgeshire +19 11 £43,900 -10.40%
West Sussex +19 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Hertfordshire -22 11 £46,250 -3.14% 4

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 646 (52.14%) Information Security
2 408 (32.93%) CISSP
3 393 (31.72%) Firewall
4 318 (25.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 317 (25.59%) Finance
6 301 (24.29%) SIEM
7 258 (20.82%) Network Security
8 236 (19.05%) Windows
9 198 (15.98%) Cyber Security
10 197 (15.90%) Management Information System
11 191 (15.42%) ITIL
12 185 (14.93%) Cisco
13 183 (14.77%) PCI DSS
14 167 (13.48%) Degree
15 152 (12.27%) Intrusion Detection
16 144 (11.62%) CISM
17 138 (11.14%) Incident Management
18 133 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
19 125 (10.09%) Penetration Testing
19 125 (10.09%) Linux
20 121 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
21 120 (9.69%) Risk Management
22 118 (9.52%) Security Management
23 116 (9.36%) TCP/IP
24 112 (9.04%) CheckPoint
24 112 (9.04%) UNIX
25 110 (8.88%) Vulnerability Management
26 108 (8.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 106 (8.56%) CEH
28 102 (8.23%) Banking

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 9 (0.73%) Apache
1 9 (0.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.56%) NetWeaver
3 6 (0.48%) IIS
3 6 (0.48%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.16%) SAS
5 1 (0.081%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.89%) MS Office
3 5 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.24%) MS Project
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.16%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 8 (0.65%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.24%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.89%) SaaS
2 1 (0.081%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 393 (31.72%) Firewall
2 258 (20.82%) Network Security
3 152 (12.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 116 (9.36%) TCP/IP
5 82 (6.62%) WAN
6 81 (6.54%) Internet
7 79 (6.38%) LAN
8 58 (4.68%) Cisco ASA
9 56 (4.52%) VPN
10 42 (3.39%) Wireshark
11 41 (3.31%) DNS
12 38 (3.07%) Wireless
13 29 (2.34%) Cisco PIX
14 28 (2.26%) MPLS
15 27 (2.18%) SSL
16 26 (2.10%) tcpdump
17 25 (2.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 18 (1.45%) HTTP
19 16 (1.29%) Broadband
19 16 (1.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.89%) Data Mining
2 9 (0.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (0.65%) SAP BI
3 8 (0.65%) Big Data
4 5 (0.40%) SAP HANA
4 5 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.40%) MySQL
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.16%) HBase
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.081%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.081%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (0.40%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.081%) Moq
2 1 (0.081%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.081%) ReSharper
General
1 317 (25.59%) Finance
2 102 (8.23%) Banking
3 70 (5.65%) Law
4 48 (3.87%) Legal
5 39 (3.15%) Retail
6 29 (2.34%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.10%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.61%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.13%) Electronics
10 13 (1.05%) Advertising
11 12 (0.97%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.81%) Publishing
14 9 (0.73%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.73%) Marketing
15 6 (0.48%) Back Office
15 6 (0.48%) Games
16 5 (0.40%) Military
17 4 (0.32%) French Language
17 4 (0.32%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.13%) .NET
1 14 (1.13%) SAML
1 14 (1.13%) OAuth
1 14 (1.13%) REST
2 13 (1.05%) Regular Expression
3 8 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.40%) Web Services
4 5 (0.40%) JNI
4 5 (0.40%) Dalvik
4 5 (0.40%) Middleware
5 3 (0.24%) XML
6 1 (0.081%) JSP
6 1 (0.081%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.081%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.081%) WCF
6 1 (0.081%) WPF
6 1 (0.081%) WinForms
6 1 (0.081%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 197 (15.90%) Management Information System
2 133 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.99%) Cryptography
5 30 (2.42%) PKI
6 27 (2.18%) Client/Server
7 21 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
7 21 (1.69%) SCADA
8 20 (1.61%) Online Banking
8 20 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
9 15 (1.21%) Open Source
10 14 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.73%) Statistics
12 8 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (0.65%) CMDB
12 8 (0.65%) Smartcard
13 7 (0.56%) NHS
14 6 (0.48%) Replication
14 6 (0.48%) e-Health
14 6 (0.48%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 236 (19.05%) Windows
2 125 (10.09%) Linux
3 112 (9.04%) UNIX
4 31 (2.50%) Solaris
5 15 (1.21%) Android
6 13 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.65%) AIX
9 6 (0.48%) Windows 2000
9 6 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.081%) VMS
11 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.081%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 646 (52.14%) Information Security
2 301 (24.29%) SIEM
3 198 (15.98%) Cyber Security
4 191 (15.42%) ITIL
5 138 (11.14%) Incident Management
6 125 (10.09%) Penetration Testing
7 120 (9.69%) Risk Management
8 118 (9.52%) Security Management
9 110 (8.88%) Vulnerability Management
10 108 (8.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 78 (6.30%) Risk Assessment
12 73 (5.89%) Security Testing
13 72 (5.81%) Kalman Filter
14 71 (5.73%) Business Continuity
15 61 (4.92%) Information Security Management
16 54 (4.36%) Data Protection
17 53 (4.28%) Identity Management
18 52 (4.20%) Information Assurance
19 50 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
20 45 (3.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (3.31%) SQL
2 35 (2.82%) Java
3 26 (2.10%) Python
4 24 (1.94%) Perl
5 23 (1.86%) C
6 16 (1.29%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.13%) C#
8 12 (0.97%) C++
9 10 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 9 (0.73%) Assembly Language
10 9 (0.73%) PHP
11 7 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.40%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.40%) Ruby
12 5 (0.40%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.24%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.16%) R
15 1 (0.081%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.081%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.081%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 408 (32.93%) CISSP
2 167 (13.48%) Degree
3 144 (11.62%) CISM
4 121 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (8.56%) CEH
6 98 (7.91%) GIAC
7 91 (7.34%) CISA
8 89 (7.18%) Security Cleared
9 65 (5.25%) SC Cleared
10 64 (5.17%) SSCP
11 61 (4.92%) CCNP
12 53 (4.28%) GCIA
13 44 (3.55%) CCNA
14 43 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
14 43 (3.47%) GCIH
15 42 (3.39%) CCSA
16 36 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
16 36 (2.91%) CRISC
17 34 (2.74%) CCSE
18 32 (2.58%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (25.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 183 (14.77%) PCI DSS
3 86 (6.94%) COBIT
4 39 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 29 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 23 (1.86%) SLA
7 20 (1.61%) QA
8 6 (0.48%) BS7799
8 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.16%) Basel II
9 2 (0.16%) MiFID
9 2 (0.16%) EMIR
9 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.081%) FISMA
10 1 (0.081%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.081%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.081%) COSO
10 1 (0.081%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 92 (7.43%) Snort
2 90 (7.26%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.40%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (0.32%) vSphere
7 3 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (1.78%) Nessus
2 12 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (0.81%) OpenView
4 9 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (0.40%) MIMEsweeper
7 4 (0.32%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (0.32%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.32%) SCOM
8 3 (0.24%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.24%) SCCM
8 3 (0.24%) Nmap
9 1 (0.081%) WSUS
9 1 (0.081%) DatAdvantage
9 1 (0.081%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.081%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 185 (14.93%) Cisco
2 112 (9.04%) CheckPoint
3 99 (7.99%) Microsoft
4 59 (4.76%) McAfee
5 52 (4.20%) ArcSight
6 44 (3.55%) Splunk
6 44 (3.55%) Qualys
7 43 (3.47%) Sourcefire
8 42 (3.39%) Juniper
8 42 (3.39%) F5
9 40 (3.23%) VMware
10 35 (2.82%) Symantec
11 27 (2.18%) Websense
12 25 (2.02%) Cyber-Ark
13 21 (1.69%) Blue Coat
14 20 (1.61%) HP
15 19 (1.53%) Citrix
16 17 (1.37%) Fortinet
17 14 (1.13%) Remedy
18 12 (0.97%) LogRhythm
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