The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 418 509 544
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 667 415 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 585 291 296
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 2014 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 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +92 614 £45,000 +12.50% 56
London +17 205 £52,500 +10.52% 17
South East +47 156 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Yorkshire +29 101 £40,000 +10.34% 8
Hampshire +30 77 £45,000 +15.38% 9
West Yorkshire +8 70 £35,000 -6.66% 7
City of London -2 63 £50,000 -5.66% 5
East of England +30 55 £45,000 +40.62% 7
Leeds -12 53 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Surrey +1 43 £44,250 +10.62% 1
Scotland +16 38 £40,000 -23.80% 3
West Midlands -9 35 £44,500 +4.70% 3
North Yorkshire +19 31 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Glasgow +5 27 £41,000 -21.90% 1
Cambridge +19 26 £45,000 +20.00% 1
York +17 26 £50,000 +42.85%
Cambridgeshire +15 26 £45,000 +29.49% 1
Southampton +21 24 £42,500 +8.97% 3
East Midlands -1 23 £36,500 +4.28% 2
Northamptonshire -3 17 £36,500 +35.18% 2
North West -4 17 £35,000 -15.66%
Birmingham +13 16 £47,500 +23.37% 2
South West -37 16 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Bradford - 16 £32,500 -
Havant - 15 £58,000 - 1
Manchester -5 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Northampton -8 13 £36,500 +35.18%
Hertfordshire -1 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Aldershot -2 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Wiltshire -2 10 £30,000 -23.07%

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 673 (57.47%) Information Security
2 404 (34.50%) Firewall
3 372 (31.77%) CISSP
4 330 (28.18%) Finance
5 313 (26.73%) Windows
6 287 (24.51%) SIEM
7 280 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 258 (22.03%) Penetration Testing
9 224 (19.13%) Network Security
10 202 (17.25%) Cisco
11 189 (16.14%) PCI DSS
12 184 (15.71%) Management Information System
13 183 (15.63%) Degree
14 180 (15.37%) Microsoft
15 178 (15.20%) ITIL
16 175 (14.94%) Intrusion Detection
17 161 (13.75%) TCP/IP
18 159 (13.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 153 (13.07%) UNIX
20 150 (12.81%) Linux
21 145 (12.38%) CheckPoint
22 139 (11.87%) Security Cleared
23 123 (10.50%) Security Management
24 119 (10.16%) CISM
25 115 (9.82%) MS Excel
26 114 (9.74%) Risk Management
26 114 (9.74%) SC Cleared
27 113 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
28 107 (9.14%) WAN
29 102 (8.71%) LAN

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.02%) Lync
3 8 (0.68%) Apache
4 7 (0.60%) IIS
5 5 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.17%) CMS
8 1 (0.085%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.085%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.085%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 115 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.56%) MS Office
3 19 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) assyst
2 4 (0.34%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.085%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.51%) SaaS
2 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 404 (34.50%) Firewall
2 224 (19.13%) Network Security
3 175 (14.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 161 (13.75%) TCP/IP
5 107 (9.14%) WAN
6 102 (8.71%) LAN
7 88 (7.51%) Internet
8 87 (7.43%) DNS
9 72 (6.15%) VPN
10 62 (5.29%) Wireshark
11 44 (3.76%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (3.67%) tcpdump
13 41 (3.50%) DHCP
14 35 (2.99%) SSL
15 33 (2.82%) MPLS
16 32 (2.73%) LDAP
16 32 (2.73%) Wireless
17 31 (2.65%) VoIP
18 28 (2.39%) HTTP
19 26 (2.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.68%) MySQL
3 7 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.17%) Big Data
4 2 (0.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.085%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.085%) Metasploit
General
1 330 (28.18%) Finance
2 73 (6.23%) Banking
3 69 (5.89%) Legal
4 65 (5.55%) Law
5 25 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.62%) Retail
7 12 (1.02%) Advertising
7 12 (1.02%) Games
7 12 (1.02%) Electronics
8 8 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 6 (0.51%) Marketing
10 5 (0.43%) Military
10 5 (0.43%) Publishing
10 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.26%) French Language
12 3 (0.26%) German Language
12 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.82%) .NET
2 18 (1.54%) Web Services
3 5 (0.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.34%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.34%) Middleware
5 3 (0.26%) XML
5 3 (0.26%) LAMP
6 1 (0.085%) COM
6 1 (0.085%) WinForms
6 1 (0.085%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.085%) Java EE
6 1 (0.085%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.085%) WPF
6 1 (0.085%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 184 (15.71%) Management Information System
2 48 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 38 (3.25%) PKI
4 16 (1.37%) Cryptography
5 15 (1.28%) Open Source
6 14 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (1.20%) iPad
7 13 (1.11%) CESG
7 13 (1.11%) iPhone
8 8 (0.68%) NHS
9 7 (0.60%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.43%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.34%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.34%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.34%) Statistics
11 4 (0.34%) Tandem
12 3 (0.26%) DTV
12 3 (0.26%) SCADA
12 3 (0.26%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 313 (26.73%) Windows
2 153 (13.07%) UNIX
3 150 (12.81%) Linux
4 40 (3.42%) Solaris
5 32 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.85%) Windows 2000
9 10 (0.85%) AIX
10 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.34%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.26%) Android
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.085%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.085%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.085%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (57.47%) Information Security
2 287 (24.51%) SIEM
3 258 (22.03%) Penetration Testing
4 178 (15.20%) ITIL
5 159 (13.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 123 (10.50%) Security Management
7 114 (9.74%) Risk Management
8 99 (8.45%) Ethical Hacking
8 99 (8.45%) Cyber Security
9 94 (8.03%) Incident Management
10 84 (7.17%) Security Testing
10 84 (7.17%) Risk Assessment
11 77 (6.58%) Data Protection
12 71 (6.06%) E-Commerce
13 70 (5.98%) Vulnerability Management
14 57 (4.87%) Information Security Management
15 54 (4.61%) ISMS
16 52 (4.44%) Analytics
17 48 (4.10%) Risk Analysis
18 44 (3.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (2.82%) Python
2 30 (2.56%) Java
3 27 (2.31%) Perl
3 27 (2.31%) SQL
4 24 (2.05%) C
5 17 (1.45%) Ruby
6 15 (1.28%) C#
6 15 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 14 (1.20%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.20%) C++
7 14 (1.20%) PHP
8 4 (0.34%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.34%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.26%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.17%) VB
11 1 (0.085%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.085%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 372 (31.77%) CISSP
2 183 (15.63%) Degree
3 139 (11.87%) Security Cleared
4 119 (10.16%) CISM
5 114 (9.74%) SC Cleared
6 113 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
7 85 (7.26%) CEH
8 84 (7.17%) CISA
9 82 (7.00%) GIAC
10 67 (5.72%) DV Cleared
11 64 (5.47%) GCIA
12 59 (5.04%) CCNA
13 50 (4.27%) CCSA
14 46 (3.93%) GCIH
15 41 (3.50%) CCNP
16 37 (3.16%) SSCP
17 35 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
18 23 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
19 21 (1.79%) CCSE
20 20 (1.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 189 (16.14%) PCI DSS
3 76 (6.49%) COBIT
4 23 (1.96%) SLA
5 20 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 19 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (1.02%) COSO
8 9 (0.77%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.43%) QA
10 3 (0.26%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.17%) BS7799
12 1 (0.085%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 92 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 71 (6.06%) Snort
3 12 (1.02%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.34%) SpamAssassin
6 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.26%) vSphere
7 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.17%) Nmap
7 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.085%) ACF2
8 1 (0.085%) RACF
8 1 (0.085%) NFS
8 1 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.085%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.085%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (1.62%) Nessus
2 16 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (1.02%) WSUS
4 10 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (0.34%) SCCM
6 4 (0.34%) OSSEC
7 3 (0.26%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.085%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.085%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.085%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.085%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.085%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 202 (17.25%) Cisco
2 180 (15.37%) Microsoft
3 145 (12.38%) CheckPoint
4 93 (7.94%) Sourcefire
5 69 (5.89%) Symantec
6 58 (4.95%) McAfee
7 46 (3.93%) Qualys
7 46 (3.93%) Juniper
8 45 (3.84%) F5
9 44 (3.76%) Splunk
10 43 (3.67%) LogRhythm
11 32 (2.73%) ArcSight
12 27 (2.31%) HP
13 26 (2.22%) VMware
14 22 (1.88%) LogLogic
15 21 (1.79%) Blue Coat
16 20 (1.71%) Oracle
17 18 (1.54%) IBM
18 17 (1.45%) Sun
19 16 (1.37%) Websense
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000 Package + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + on call allowance, package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Excellent Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago