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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 411 448 521
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 705 673 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.63% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 571 524 467
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,520 £35,000 £30,625
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
98711 106520 115260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.47% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82990 86917 93519
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +48 680 £50,000 +5.26% 61
London +57 301 £55,000 +4.76% 21
South East +53 156 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Yorkshire +27 63 £40,000 -3.61% 5
West Yorkshire +25 47 £40,000 -4.76% 4
Surrey +34 43 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Leeds +17 41 £45,000 - 4
South West +1 40 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Berkshire +12 38 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands -5 38 £45,000 +18.42% 5
City of London +3 37 £59,250 +10.13% 4
Hampshire +5 30 £40,000 -20.00% 1
East of England -14 30 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire +24 27 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Gloucestershire +13 26 £50,000 +8.10% 3
East Midlands +13 24 £38,500 -3.75% 2
North West +10 24 £48,750 -2.50% 9
Reading +18 21 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Guildford +10 20 £55,000 -8.33%
Birmingham +3 20 £65,000 +52.94%
Manchester +17 18 £52,500 +29.62% 6
Scotland -44 17 £32,500 -28.57% 2
North Yorkshire +12 14 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Glasgow -29 14 £33,750 -19.64% 1
Aldershot +4 12 £57,500 +15.00%
York 0 12 £40,000 +12.67%
Cheltenham 0 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Leicestershire +16 9 £55,000 +41.02%
Hertfordshire +15 9 £50,000 +2.56%
Bracknell +4 9 £31,000 -1.58% 1

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 879 (60.62%) Information Security
2 630 (43.45%) CISSP
3 479 (33.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 453 (31.24%) Firewall
5 372 (25.66%) SIEM
6 367 (25.31%) Finance
7 325 (22.41%) Windows
8 299 (20.62%) Cybersecurity
9 292 (20.14%) CISM
10 285 (19.66%) Security Operations
11 261 (18.00%) Management Information System
12 260 (17.93%) Penetration Testing
13 245 (16.90%) Network Security
13 245 (16.90%) PCI DSS
14 236 (16.28%) ITIL
15 226 (15.59%) Degree
16 215 (14.83%) Risk Management
17 206 (14.21%) Cisco
18 202 (13.93%) Vulnerability Management
19 176 (12.14%) Linux
20 174 (12.00%) CEH
21 170 (11.72%) CISA
22 160 (11.03%) Intrusion Detection
23 159 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
24 147 (10.14%) Security Management
24 147 (10.14%) Unix
25 144 (9.93%) SANS
26 140 (9.66%) Microsoft
27 139 (9.59%) GIAC
28 137 (9.45%) Internet

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 8 (0.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.48%) IBM Notes
3 5 (0.34%) Apache
3 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.28%) IIS
5 3 (0.21%) nginx
5 3 (0.21%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 53 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.45%) MS Office
3 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.069%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.34%) assyst
3 4 (0.28%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.21%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.14%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.14%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.28%) Mimecast
2 4 (0.28%) Office 365
2 4 (0.28%) SaaS
3 3 (0.21%) IaaS
4 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.069%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 453 (31.24%) Firewall
2 245 (16.90%) Network Security
3 160 (11.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 137 (9.45%) Internet
5 104 (7.17%) WAN
6 100 (6.90%) TCP/IP
7 94 (6.48%) LAN
8 67 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
9 56 (3.86%) Wireshark
10 50 (3.45%) VPN
11 44 (3.03%) Intranet
12 43 (2.97%) Cisco PIX
13 40 (2.76%) DNS
14 38 (2.62%) HTTP
14 38 (2.62%) tcpdump
15 31 (2.14%) Wireless
16 24 (1.66%) SMTP
17 22 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (1.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 18 (1.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.10%) Big Data
3 8 (0.55%) Data Mining
4 7 (0.48%) MySQL
4 7 (0.48%) RDBMS
4 7 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.28%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.21%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.069%) GIS
7 1 (0.069%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (3.17%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.21%) AppScan
2 3 (0.21%) Selenium
3 2 (0.14%) Burp Suite
3 2 (0.14%) LSMW
4 1 (0.069%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.069%) GCC
4 1 (0.069%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.069%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.069%) Subversion
4 1 (0.069%) WebDriver
General
1 367 (25.31%) Finance
2 97 (6.69%) Banking
3 83 (5.72%) Telecoms
4 72 (4.97%) Legal
5 51 (3.52%) Law
6 41 (2.83%) Retail
7 20 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.31%) Marketing
9 18 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.10%) Military
11 15 (1.03%) Advertising
12 12 (0.83%) Electronics
12 12 (0.83%) German Language
13 10 (0.69%) Publishing
14 8 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.48%) Back Office
15 7 (0.48%) International Banking
15 7 (0.48%) Local Government
16 6 (0.41%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.28%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.24%) .NET
2 12 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 9 (0.62%) 802.1X
4 8 (0.55%) Regular Expression
5 7 (0.48%) REST
6 3 (0.21%) HTML
6 3 (0.21%) Middleware
6 3 (0.21%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (0.14%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.14%) Web Services
8 1 (0.069%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 261 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 159 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (6.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 95 (6.55%) Cyberthreat
5 93 (6.41%) Computer Science
6 46 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
7 37 (2.55%) Data Centre
7 37 (2.55%) SWIFT
8 36 (2.48%) PKI
9 32 (2.21%) Cryptography
10 31 (2.14%) CESG
11 28 (1.93%) Cyber Attack
12 24 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 21 (1.45%) AS400
13 21 (1.45%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.24%) Mainframe
15 17 (1.17%) IBM Mainframe
16 14 (0.97%) Mathematics
17 11 (0.76%) iPad
18 9 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 325 (22.41%) Windows
2 176 (12.14%) Linux
3 147 (10.14%) Unix
4 60 (4.14%) Solaris
5 48 (3.31%) Windows Server
6 31 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (1.79%) VxWorks
8 23 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 11 (0.76%) FreeBSD
13 10 (0.69%) Android
14 7 (0.48%) CentOS
14 7 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.28%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.28%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 879 (60.62%) Information Security
2 372 (25.66%) SIEM
3 299 (20.62%) Cybersecurity
4 285 (19.66%) Security Operations
5 260 (17.93%) Penetration Testing
6 236 (16.28%) ITIL
7 215 (14.83%) Risk Management
8 202 (13.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 147 (10.14%) Security Management
10 137 (9.45%) Data Protection
11 129 (8.90%) Risk Assessment
12 120 (8.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 100 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 99 (6.83%) Incident Management
15 91 (6.28%) Information Security Management
16 85 (5.86%) Ethical Hacking
17 82 (5.66%) ISMS
18 72 (4.97%) Security Testing
19 67 (4.62%) IT Audit
20 63 (4.34%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 114 (7.86%) Python
2 79 (5.45%) SQL
3 64 (4.41%) C
4 56 (3.86%) Perl
5 48 (3.31%) C++
6 44 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 40 (2.76%) Java
8 38 (2.62%) C#
9 23 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 22 (1.52%) Ruby
11 16 (1.10%) PHP
12 12 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.34%) VB
13 5 (0.34%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.28%) ABAP
15 3 (0.21%) Assembly Language
15 3 (0.21%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.069%) AWK
16 1 (0.069%) sed
16 1 (0.069%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 630 (43.45%) CISSP
2 292 (20.14%) CISM
3 226 (15.59%) Degree
4 174 (12.00%) CEH
5 170 (11.72%) CISA
6 144 (9.93%) SANS
7 139 (9.59%) GIAC
8 133 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
9 128 (8.83%) Security Cleared
10 111 (7.66%) GCIH
11 85 (5.86%) CCNA
12 76 (5.24%) GCIA
13 75 (5.17%) CISMP
14 71 (4.90%) SC Cleared
15 68 (4.69%) CCNP
16 56 (3.86%) SSCP
17 53 (3.66%) CRISC
18 51 (3.52%) DV Cleared
19 28 (1.93%) CCIE
19 28 (1.93%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 479 (33.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 245 (16.90%) PCI DSS
3 86 (5.93%) COBIT
4 40 (2.76%) ISO27002
5 37 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 30 (2.07%) SLA
7 16 (1.10%) QA
8 15 (1.03%) ISO22301
9 12 (0.83%) RMADS
10 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.55%) ISO27005
11 7 (0.48%) COSO
12 6 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.28%) GPG13
13 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 3 (0.21%) SSAE 16
15 2 (0.14%) BS25999
15 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.14%) Val IT
16 1 (0.069%) SAS 70
System Software
1 81 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 60 (4.14%) Snort
3 24 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.34%) BitLocker
4 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.21%) Firmware
6 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.069%) KVM
Systems Management
1 119 (8.21%) Nessus
2 48 (3.31%) Nmap
3 29 (2.00%) EnCase
3 29 (2.00%) QRadar
4 17 (1.17%) RSA Archer
5 13 (0.90%) SCCM
6 12 (0.83%) Nagios
6 12 (0.83%) RSA enVision
7 11 (0.76%) Cacti
7 11 (0.76%) Nexpose
7 11 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
7 11 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.48%) Proventia
10 6 (0.41%) OpenVAS
11 4 (0.28%) OpenView
11 4 (0.28%) OVSD
11 4 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
11 4 (0.28%) Unicenter
12 3 (0.21%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 206 (14.21%) Cisco
2 140 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 93 (6.41%) CheckPoint
4 82 (5.66%) ArcSight
5 68 (4.69%) Splunk
6 65 (4.48%) F5
7 55 (3.79%) Juniper
8 54 (3.72%) VMware
9 52 (3.59%) Intel Security
9 52 (3.59%) Qualys
10 44 (3.03%) Palo Alto
11 39 (2.69%) SolarWinds
12 37 (2.55%) Forcepoint
13 36 (2.48%) Red Hat
14 35 (2.41%) Remedy
15 34 (2.34%) IBM
16 29 (2.00%) Symantec
17 27 (1.86%) LogRhythm
18 26 (1.79%) HP
19 25 (1.72%) Sourcefire
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000.00 per annum + Paid Training, Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £51,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Required IT Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Highland
Capgemini UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + health, bonus, 6% match
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £4000.00 - £4500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Great Pension + other Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80,000 to £95,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago