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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 427 532 480
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 631 453 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.41% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 496 385 383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 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 1 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 +92 567 £45,000 - 62
London +46 218 £53,500 +0.94% 19
South East -25 118 £45,000 - 15
City of London +44 76 £54,550 -0.81% 7
Yorkshire +27 66 £42,000 +12.00% 9
West Yorkshire +8 58 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Leeds +29 51 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East of England +13 51 £43,575 -11.96% 3
Scotland +54 50 £45,500 +1.11% 1
Hampshire -11 39 £45,000 - 3
North West +32 34 £47,500 +26.66% 2
West Midlands +12 33 £38,000 +52.00% 2
South West +10 33 £45,000 +19.20% 8
Berkshire +7 32 £50,000 +42.85% 8
Edinburgh +25 30 £50,000 -3.28% 1
Glasgow +27 24 £42,250 +11.18%
Cheshire +18 23 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Surrey -1 16 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Midlands +18 15 £40,000 +3.22% 4
Hertfordshire -11 15 £43,750 -13.36% 3
Cambridgeshire +20 13 £43,900 -10.40%
West Sussex +18 13 £42,500 +21.42%
Suffolk +18 12 £42,000 +29.23%
Reading 0 12 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Nottinghamshire +16 11 £40,000 +90.47% 2
Nottingham +6 11 £40,000 +90.47% 2
Crawley -2 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Wiltshire +12 10 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Gloucestershire -8 10 £43,750 +32.57% 2
Warrington - 10 £42,500 -

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 640 (52.03%) Information Security
2 412 (33.50%) CISSP
3 383 (31.14%) Firewall
4 310 (25.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 304 (24.72%) Finance
6 292 (23.74%) SIEM
7 271 (22.03%) Network Security
8 224 (18.21%) Windows
9 199 (16.18%) Cisco
10 192 (15.61%) Management Information System
11 190 (15.45%) PCI DSS
12 184 (14.96%) ITIL
13 167 (13.58%) Cyber Security
14 155 (12.60%) Degree
15 144 (11.71%) CISM
16 139 (11.30%) Intrusion Detection
17 130 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
18 129 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
19 127 (10.33%) Incident Management
20 123 (10.00%) TCP/IP
21 118 (9.59%) CheckPoint
22 116 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
23 115 (9.35%) Risk Management
24 108 (8.78%) Security Management
24 108 (8.78%) Banking
25 106 (8.62%) UNIX
26 105 (8.54%) Linux
26 105 (8.54%) CEH
27 102 (8.29%) Microsoft
27 102 (8.29%) Vulnerability Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (0.81%) Apache
2 9 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.57%) NetWeaver
5 5 (0.41%) IIS
6 2 (0.16%) Jetty
7 1 (0.081%) CMS
7 1 (0.081%) SAS
Applications
1 53 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.81%) MS Office
3 8 (0.65%) 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 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.24%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 383 (31.14%) Firewall
2 271 (22.03%) Network Security
3 139 (11.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 123 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 82 (6.67%) WAN
6 81 (6.59%) LAN
7 68 (5.53%) Internet
8 59 (4.80%) Cisco ASA
9 54 (4.39%) VPN
10 45 (3.66%) DNS
11 43 (3.50%) Wireshark
12 36 (2.93%) Wireless
13 32 (2.60%) MPLS
13 32 (2.60%) Cisco PIX
14 29 (2.36%) tcpdump
14 29 (2.36%) SSL
15 26 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 24 (1.95%) VoIP
17 21 (1.71%) HTTP
18 18 (1.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (0.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (0.65%) SAP BI
3 7 (0.57%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.41%) SAP HANA
4 5 (0.41%) Big Data
4 5 (0.41%) MySQL
5 3 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.16%) HBase
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.081%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.081%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (0.49%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.081%) Moq
2 1 (0.081%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.081%) ReSharper
General
1 304 (24.72%) Finance
2 108 (8.78%) Banking
3 62 (5.04%) Law
4 40 (3.25%) Retail
5 37 (3.01%) Legal
6 28 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.63%) Retail Banking
9 15 (1.22%) Electronics
10 12 (0.98%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.89%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.81%) Advertising
12 10 (0.81%) Publishing
13 8 (0.65%) Marketing
14 6 (0.49%) Back Office
15 5 (0.41%) Games
15 5 (0.41%) Military
16 2 (0.16%) French Language
17 1 (0.081%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.14%) SAML
1 14 (1.14%) OAuth
1 14 (1.14%) REST
1 14 (1.14%) Regular Expression
2 11 (0.89%) .NET
3 6 (0.49%) Web Services
4 5 (0.41%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.41%) JNI
4 5 (0.41%) Dalvik
4 5 (0.41%) Middleware
5 4 (0.33%) 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
1 192 (15.61%) Management Information System
2 129 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.36%) PKI
4 29 (2.36%) Cryptography
5 28 (2.28%) Client/Server
6 23 (1.87%) Mobile Banking
7 22 (1.79%) SCADA
8 20 (1.63%) Online Banking
9 16 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
10 14 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 12 (0.98%) Open Source
12 8 (0.65%) CMDB
13 7 (0.57%) NHS
14 6 (0.49%) Replication
14 6 (0.49%) e-Health
14 6 (0.49%) CCTV
14 6 (0.49%) Statistics
15 5 (0.41%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 224 (18.21%) Windows
2 106 (8.62%) UNIX
3 105 (8.54%) Linux
4 24 (1.95%) Solaris
5 13 (1.06%) Android
5 13 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.65%) AIX
8 6 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.081%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.081%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (52.03%) Information Security
2 292 (23.74%) SIEM
3 184 (14.96%) ITIL
4 167 (13.58%) Cyber Security
5 127 (10.33%) Incident Management
6 116 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
7 115 (9.35%) Risk Management
8 108 (8.78%) Security Management
9 102 (8.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 95 (7.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 80 (6.50%) Security Testing
12 68 (5.53%) Kalman Filter
12 68 (5.53%) Business Continuity
13 64 (5.20%) Risk Assessment
14 58 (4.72%) Data Protection
15 52 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
16 51 (4.15%) Information Security Management
17 50 (4.07%) Information Assurance
18 47 (3.82%) Identity Management
19 43 (3.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (3.41%) SQL
2 32 (2.60%) Java
3 23 (1.87%) Python
4 20 (1.63%) Perl
5 15 (1.22%) C
5 15 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 12 (0.98%) C#
7 11 (0.89%) C++
8 8 (0.65%) PHP
9 7 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.41%) Objective-C
10 5 (0.41%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.41%) Assembly Language
11 4 (0.33%) Ruby
12 3 (0.24%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.16%) R
14 1 (0.081%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.081%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.081%) VBScript
14 1 (0.081%) VBA
Qualifications
1 412 (33.50%) CISSP
2 155 (12.60%) Degree
3 144 (11.71%) CISM
4 130 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
5 105 (8.54%) CEH
6 101 (8.21%) GIAC
7 83 (6.75%) CISA
8 76 (6.18%) Security Cleared
9 67 (5.45%) CCNP
10 63 (5.12%) SSCP
11 56 (4.55%) SC Cleared
12 53 (4.31%) GCIA
13 51 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
14 47 (3.82%) CCSA
15 42 (3.41%) GCIH
16 40 (3.25%) CCSE
17 36 (2.93%) CCNA
18 35 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
19 34 (2.76%) CCSP
20 31 (2.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (25.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 190 (15.45%) PCI DSS
3 76 (6.18%) COBIT
4 39 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 31 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 20 (1.63%) SLA
6 20 (1.63%) QA
7 6 (0.49%) BS7799
7 6 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.16%) Basel II
8 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 2 (0.16%) COSO
8 2 (0.16%) EMIR
8 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.081%) FISMA
9 1 (0.081%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.081%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.081%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 93 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 88 (7.15%) Snort
3 12 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.41%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (0.24%) vSphere
6 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (2.11%) Nessus
2 15 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (0.81%) OpenView
4 8 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (0.57%) FortiGate
6 6 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (0.33%) Nmap
8 4 (0.33%) SCOM
9 3 (0.24%) SCCM
9 3 (0.24%) CORE IMPACT
10 2 (0.16%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.081%) DatAdvantage
11 1 (0.081%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.081%) WSUS
Vendors
1 199 (16.18%) Cisco
2 118 (9.59%) CheckPoint
3 102 (8.29%) Microsoft
4 53 (4.31%) McAfee
5 51 (4.15%) ArcSight
6 44 (3.58%) Qualys
7 43 (3.50%) VMware
8 40 (3.25%) Splunk
9 37 (3.01%) F5
10 31 (2.52%) Sourcefire
11 29 (2.36%) Symantec
11 29 (2.36%) Juniper
12 25 (2.03%) Cyber-Ark
13 24 (1.95%) Websense
14 20 (1.63%) HP
15 17 (1.38%) Citrix
15 17 (1.38%) Blue Coat
16 15 (1.22%) Oracle
17 14 (1.14%) Remedy
18 11 (0.89%) Clearswift
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Flexible Banking Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, Yorkshire
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28k-£30k + 20% shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
CapGemini - RSR
Posted: Yesterday
Chatham, Kent
Forman Computer Staff
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £37000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
Netsource
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £44000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (Inc Bonus, Pension, Health)
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago