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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 371 448 484
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 792 672 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.61% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.63% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 635 539 539
Median salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 1 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 1 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 +110 759 £51,000 +7.36% 86
London +121 331 £57,500 +7.87% 32
South East +70 192 £52,500 +26.50% 13
East of England +55 52 £52,500 +12.00% 9
Berkshire +14 52 £50,000 +3.62% 4
West Midlands +27 51 £40,000 -11.11% 6
South West +13 49 £40,000 -11.11% 6
City of London +63 48 £60,000 +14.28% 11
Surrey +54 43 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Yorkshire +14 39 £44,500 +11.25% 7
Hertfordshire +49 36 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Oxfordshire +10 34 £55,000 +46.66% 2
North West +32 33 £40,000 -30.43% 9
West Yorkshire +25 32 £46,500 +16.25% 7
Manchester +30 28 £40,000 +18.51% 8
Hampshire +4 26 £59,500 +32.22% 3
Leeds +25 25 £48,250 +22.92% 4
Gloucestershire +8 25 £48,750 +5.40% 2
Guildford +33 22 £55,000 +22.22%
West Sussex +20 22 £50,750 +26.87% 1
Birmingham +11 21 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Scotland -61 21 £40,500 -3.57% 3
Reading +3 20 £47,500 -17.39%
Aldershot +3 17 - -
Glasgow -39 15 £39,750 -3.04%
Bromley - 15 £50,000 -
Watford +28 14 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 14 £42,500 -
Bristol +31 12 £33,000 -8.33% 4
Staffordshire -2 12 £35,000 +84.21% 3

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 915 (60.56%) Information Security
2 645 (42.69%) CISSP
3 472 (31.24%) Firewall
4 441 (29.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 431 (28.52%) SIEM
6 396 (26.21%) Finance
7 356 (23.56%) Windows
8 350 (23.16%) Cybersecurity
9 321 (21.24%) Security Operations
10 317 (20.98%) Penetration Testing
11 315 (20.85%) CISM
12 261 (17.27%) Management Information System
13 243 (16.08%) Risk Management
14 230 (15.22%) Vulnerability Management
15 229 (15.16%) Network Security
16 224 (14.82%) Degree
17 220 (14.56%) Cisco
18 208 (13.77%) ITIL
19 206 (13.63%) PCI DSS
20 200 (13.24%) Linux
21 185 (12.24%) CISA
22 184 (12.18%) CEH
23 161 (10.66%) Nessus
24 155 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
25 151 (9.99%) Data Protection
25 151 (9.99%) Security Cleared
26 146 (9.66%) GIAC
27 144 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
28 139 (9.20%) Unix
28 139 (9.20%) Python

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 19 (1.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.53%) IBM Notes
3 5 (0.33%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.26%) IIS
4 4 (0.26%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.20%) Confluence
5 3 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.20%) nginx
6 2 (0.13%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.066%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (3.24%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.39%) MS Office
3 7 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.26%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) SAP GRC
2 11 (0.73%) assyst
3 9 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.20%) SAP R/3
5 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.60%) Mimecast
2 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.40%) IaaS
4 5 (0.33%) SaaS
5 3 (0.20%) Office 365
6 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.066%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.066%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 472 (31.24%) Firewall
2 229 (15.16%) Network Security
3 155 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 129 (8.54%) TCP/IP
5 103 (6.82%) Internet
6 90 (5.96%) WAN
7 80 (5.29%) LAN
8 62 (4.10%) VPN
9 57 (3.77%) Wireshark
10 53 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (3.51%) HTTP
11 44 (2.91%) DNS
12 32 (2.12%) Wireless
13 31 (2.05%) Intranet
13 31 (2.05%) SSL
14 29 (1.92%) tcpdump
15 28 (1.85%) SMTP
16 23 (1.52%) Cisco PIX
17 17 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (1.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.46%) Big Data
2 12 (0.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.20%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.20%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.13%) Looker
6 2 (0.13%) MySQL
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 52 (3.44%) Metasploit
2 12 (0.79%) AppScan
3 5 (0.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.33%) Selenium
4 3 (0.20%) JIRA
5 2 (0.13%) Burp Suite
5 2 (0.13%) LSMW
General
1 396 (26.21%) Finance
2 98 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 86 (5.69%) Banking
4 74 (4.90%) Legal
5 54 (3.57%) Law
6 35 (2.32%) Retail
7 20 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.99%) Marketing
10 13 (0.86%) Advertising
10 13 (0.86%) Games
10 13 (0.86%) Local Government
11 10 (0.66%) Electronics
11 10 (0.66%) Military
12 8 (0.53%) German Language
12 8 (0.53%) International Banking
12 8 (0.53%) Publishing
13 6 (0.40%) Back Office
13 6 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (0.93%) .NET
2 9 (0.60%) 802.1X
2 9 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.33%) LAMP
4 4 (0.26%) Regular Expression
5 3 (0.20%) HTML
5 3 (0.20%) Middleware
5 3 (0.20%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.13%) Web Services
7 1 (0.066%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.066%) J2EE
7 1 (0.066%) JNI
7 1 (0.066%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 261 (17.27%) Management Information System
2 144 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (8.47%) Security Operations Centre
4 78 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 67 (4.43%) Cyberthreat
6 61 (4.04%) Data Protection Act
7 36 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 35 (2.32%) PKI
9 33 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 28 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
10 28 (1.85%) SWIFT
11 24 (1.59%) Cryptography
12 20 (1.32%) AS400
13 18 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.13%) IBM Mainframe
14 17 (1.13%) Mainframe
15 16 (1.06%) CESG
16 15 (0.99%) iPad
17 13 (0.86%) BYOD
17 13 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 356 (23.56%) Windows
2 200 (13.24%) Linux
3 139 (9.20%) Unix
4 54 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 45 (2.98%) Solaris
6 37 (2.45%) VxWorks
7 27 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.86%) Android
10 13 (0.86%) CentOS
11 10 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.66%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.53%) Windows 2000
12 8 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.40%) FreeBSD
13 6 (0.40%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.26%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (60.56%) Information Security
2 431 (28.52%) SIEM
3 350 (23.16%) Cybersecurity
4 321 (21.24%) Security Operations
5 317 (20.98%) Penetration Testing
6 243 (16.08%) Risk Management
7 230 (15.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 208 (13.77%) ITIL
9 151 (9.99%) Data Protection
10 132 (8.74%) Security Management
11 120 (7.94%) Risk Assessment
12 118 (7.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 117 (7.74%) Incident Management
14 116 (7.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 105 (6.95%) Ethical Hacking
16 86 (5.69%) ISMS
17 83 (5.49%) Information Security Management
18 82 (5.43%) Security Architecture
19 80 (5.29%) Security Testing
20 71 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (9.20%) Python
2 75 (4.96%) C
3 74 (4.90%) SQL
4 63 (4.17%) Java
5 58 (3.84%) Perl
6 57 (3.77%) C++
7 49 (3.24%) PowerShell
8 34 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 28 (1.85%) C#
9 28 (1.85%) Ruby
10 18 (1.19%) PHP
11 14 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.53%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.46%) VB
14 3 (0.20%) JavaScript
15 2 (0.13%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.066%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.066%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.066%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.066%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 645 (42.69%) CISSP
2 315 (20.85%) CISM
3 224 (14.82%) Degree
4 185 (12.24%) CISA
5 184 (12.18%) CEH
6 151 (9.99%) Security Cleared
7 146 (9.66%) GIAC
8 138 (9.13%) SANS
9 129 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
10 97 (6.42%) GCIH
11 86 (5.69%) CCNA
12 77 (5.10%) SC Cleared
13 71 (4.70%) CISMP
14 68 (4.50%) CCNP
15 67 (4.43%) CRISC
15 67 (4.43%) GCIA
16 63 (4.17%) DV Cleared
17 49 (3.24%) SSCP
18 34 (2.25%) OSCP
19 31 (2.05%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 441 (29.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 206 (13.63%) PCI DSS
3 102 (6.75%) COBIT
4 34 (2.25%) ISO27002
4 34 (2.25%) SLA
5 32 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (1.13%) QA
6 17 (1.13%) RMADS
7 15 (0.99%) ISO22301
8 8 (0.53%) COSO
8 8 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.26%) GPG13
9 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.20%) GxP
10 3 (0.20%) ISO27005
11 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.13%) Val IT
System Software
1 102 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 67 (4.43%) Snort
3 17 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.53%) BitLocker
4 8 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.066%) Firmware
7 1 (0.066%) KVM
7 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 161 (10.66%) Nessus
2 62 (4.10%) Nmap
3 38 (2.51%) QRadar
4 32 (2.12%) SCCM
5 27 (1.79%) EnCase
6 24 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 24 (1.59%) RSA Archer
7 16 (1.06%) OpenVAS
7 16 (1.06%) RSA enVision
7 16 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 15 (0.99%) Nexpose
9 14 (0.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 10 (0.66%) Nagios
10 10 (0.66%) Proventia
11 9 (0.60%) Cacti
11 9 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
12 8 (0.53%) HP Fortify
12 8 (0.53%) Puppet
13 7 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 220 (14.56%) Cisco
2 125 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 98 (6.49%) CheckPoint
4 87 (5.76%) Splunk
5 78 (5.16%) ArcSight
6 77 (5.10%) Qualys
7 57 (3.77%) Juniper
8 56 (3.71%) F5
8 56 (3.71%) Intel Security
9 55 (3.64%) Palo Alto
10 51 (3.38%) VMware
11 46 (3.04%) LogRhythm
12 42 (2.78%) IBM
13 40 (2.65%) Forcepoint
13 40 (2.65%) SolarWinds
14 38 (2.51%) HP
14 38 (2.51%) Symantec
15 37 (2.45%) Red Hat
16 35 (2.32%) Remedy
17 32 (2.12%) Sourcefire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £47,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Tech
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 39,775-43,216
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 21,000-23,000 + 5k shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago