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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 350 417 441
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 811 783 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.72% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.74% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 656 649 632
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +79 782 £50,000 +6.38% 61
London +61 335 £60,000 +9.09% 14
South East +30 173 £48,750 +8.33% 11
East of England +52 67 £43,000 -9.47% 9
Berkshire +14 64 £47,500 +19.49% 4
West Midlands +25 58 £39,500 +34.04% 9
City of London +63 51 £52,500 -4.54% 4
North West +45 51 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South West -1 47 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Manchester +28 44 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Hertfordshire +51 39 £46,250 -15.90% 3
Yorkshire +12 39 £32,500 -18.75% 2
West Yorkshire +9 37 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Oxfordshire +11 35 £55,000 +41.93% 3
Reading +14 31 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Leeds +17 23 £32,500 -14.47% 2
Kent +34 22 £58,750 +80.76%
West Sussex +8 17 £43,328 -12.02%
Hampshire +2 17 £44,000 -2.22% 4
Scotland -34 17 £41,500 +3.75%
Hemel Hempstead - 17 £43,750 - 1
Bromley - 15 £50,000 -
Surrey +30 14 £48,500 -11.81%
Bristol +10 14 £38,500 +18.46%
Staffordshire +10 14 £37,500 +97.36%
Gloucestershire -18 14 £45,000 +34.32% 5
Watford +24 13 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Coventry +5 13 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Birmingham -7 13 £42,500 -20.93% 5
Wiltshire +18 11 £55,000 +37.50% 3

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (57.68%) Information Security
2 644 (42.26%) CISSP
3 452 (29.66%) SIEM
4 430 (28.22%) Firewall
5 425 (27.89%) Cybersecurity
6 409 (26.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 362 (23.75%) Finance
8 345 (22.64%) Windows
9 334 (21.92%) Penetration Testing
9 334 (21.92%) Security Operations
10 326 (21.39%) CISM
11 281 (18.44%) PCI DSS
12 255 (16.73%) Management Information System
13 250 (16.40%) Risk Management
14 237 (15.55%) Network Security
14 237 (15.55%) Degree
15 234 (15.35%) CISA
16 228 (14.96%) Vulnerability Management
17 219 (14.37%) Linux
18 214 (14.04%) ITIL
19 200 (13.12%) CEH
20 196 (12.86%) Cisco
21 172 (11.29%) Python
22 167 (10.96%) Security Cleared
23 162 (10.63%) Nessus
24 160 (10.50%) Data Protection
25 144 (9.45%) GIAC
26 143 (9.38%) Incident Management
27 134 (8.79%) SANS
28 131 (8.60%) Security Operations Centre

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 23 (1.51%) SharePoint
2 10 (0.66%) IIS
3 9 (0.59%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.20%) Confluence
5 3 (0.20%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.13%) Apache
6 2 (0.13%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.13%) nginx
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.13%) SAP EP
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.066%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.066%) Drupal
7 1 (0.066%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.066%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.77%) MS Office
3 9 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.90%) SAP GRC
2 11 (0.72%) assyst
3 7 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.20%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.066%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (0.92%) Mimecast
2 12 (0.79%) IaaS
2 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.39%) SaaS
4 3 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.066%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 430 (28.22%) Firewall
2 237 (15.55%) Network Security
3 124 (8.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 124 (8.14%) TCP/IP
4 72 (4.72%) Internet
5 65 (4.27%) WAN
6 58 (3.81%) LAN
7 52 (3.41%) VPN
8 47 (3.08%) HTTP
9 41 (2.69%) Wireshark
10 36 (2.36%) DNS
11 32 (2.10%) SSL
12 31 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
13 26 (1.71%) Wireless
14 21 (1.38%) MPLS
15 20 (1.31%) SMTP
16 18 (1.18%) VLAN
17 17 (1.12%) SNMP
18 15 (0.98%) Intranet
19 14 (0.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (1.77%) Big Data
2 14 (0.92%) SQL Server
3 11 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.52%) Data Mining
5 7 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 7 (0.46%) SAP BW
6 5 (0.33%) MySQL
7 3 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.13%) DB2
8 2 (0.13%) Looker
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.13%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.066%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (3.35%) Metasploit
2 14 (0.92%) AppScan
3 10 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.66%) Selenium
4 3 (0.20%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.20%) JIRA
5 1 (0.066%) Fiddler
General
1 362 (23.75%) Finance
2 95 (6.23%) Telecoms
3 81 (5.31%) Banking
3 81 (5.31%) Legal
4 45 (2.95%) Retail
5 29 (1.90%) Law
6 26 (1.71%) Games
7 15 (0.98%) Financial Institution
8 14 (0.92%) Marketing
9 11 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.66%) Back Office
11 9 (0.59%) Local Government
12 8 (0.52%) Advertising
13 7 (0.46%) Electronics
13 7 (0.46%) German Language
14 6 (0.39%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.39%) Military
15 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.26%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (0.72%) .NET
2 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET
3 7 (0.46%) Web Services
4 6 (0.39%) LAMP
5 4 (0.26%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.26%) Middleware
6 3 (0.20%) HTML
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.13%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.13%) SAP XI
7 2 (0.13%) Sass
7 2 (0.13%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.066%) Ajax
8 1 (0.066%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.066%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.066%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.066%) MCollective
8 1 (0.066%) Memcached
8 1 (0.066%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.066%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 255 (16.73%) Management Information System
2 131 (8.60%) Security Operations Centre
3 108 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (5.97%) Computer Science
5 78 (5.12%) Data Protection Act
6 44 (2.89%) Cyberthreat
7 40 (2.62%) Cyber Attack
8 34 (2.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 33 (2.17%) PKI
10 25 (1.64%) Cryptography
11 17 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.12%) RSA SecurID
12 16 (1.05%) BYOD
12 16 (1.05%) Data Centre
13 15 (0.98%) Fintech
13 15 (0.98%) iPad
13 15 (0.98%) Mathematics
13 15 (0.98%) Statistics
13 15 (0.98%) SWIFT
14 12 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 345 (22.64%) Windows
2 219 (14.37%) Linux
3 123 (8.07%) Unix
4 41 (2.69%) VxWorks
5 39 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 31 (2.03%) Solaris
7 22 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.98%) CentOS
8 15 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.66%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.46%) Android
12 7 (0.46%) Kali Linux
12 7 (0.46%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.13%) KNOPPIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 879 (57.68%) Information Security
2 452 (29.66%) SIEM
3 425 (27.89%) Cybersecurity
4 334 (21.92%) Penetration Testing
4 334 (21.92%) Security Operations
5 250 (16.40%) Risk Management
6 228 (14.96%) Vulnerability Management
7 214 (14.04%) ITIL
8 160 (10.50%) Data Protection
9 143 (9.38%) Incident Management
10 124 (8.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 119 (7.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 112 (7.35%) Security Management
13 110 (7.22%) Risk Assessment
14 104 (6.82%) Security Architecture
15 102 (6.69%) Ethical Hacking
16 86 (5.64%) Agile Software Development
17 82 (5.38%) Information Security Management
17 82 (5.38%) Security Testing
18 78 (5.12%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 172 (11.29%) Python
2 79 (5.18%) C
3 76 (4.99%) Java
4 64 (4.20%) SQL
5 63 (4.13%) C++
6 53 (3.48%) Perl
7 47 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 37 (2.43%) Bash Shell
9 31 (2.03%) Ruby
10 21 (1.38%) C#
10 21 (1.38%) PHP
11 14 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 13 (0.85%) JavaScript
13 7 (0.46%) VB
13 7 (0.46%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.26%) Korn
15 2 (0.13%) ABAP
15 2 (0.13%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.13%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.066%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 644 (42.26%) CISSP
2 326 (21.39%) CISM
3 237 (15.55%) Degree
4 234 (15.35%) CISA
5 200 (13.12%) CEH
6 167 (10.96%) Security Cleared
7 144 (9.45%) GIAC
8 134 (8.79%) SANS
9 110 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
10 84 (5.51%) SC Cleared
11 80 (5.25%) CCNA
12 72 (4.72%) DV Cleared
13 71 (4.66%) GCIH
14 66 (4.33%) CCNP
14 66 (4.33%) CISMP
15 63 (4.13%) SSCP
16 61 (4.00%) CRISC
17 57 (3.74%) GCIA
18 44 (2.89%) OSCP
19 40 (2.62%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 409 (26.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 281 (18.44%) PCI DSS
3 116 (7.61%) COBIT
4 38 (2.49%) SLA
5 33 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (1.71%) ISO27002
7 16 (1.05%) RMADS
8 15 (0.98%) ISO22301
9 13 (0.85%) QA
10 9 (0.59%) ISO27005
11 7 (0.46%) COSO
12 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.20%) GPG13
13 3 (0.20%) GxP
13 3 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.13%) Val IT
15 1 (0.066%) BS7799
15 1 (0.066%) HIPAA
System Software
1 115 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 61 (4.00%) Snort
3 14 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.52%) BitLocker
5 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 162 (10.63%) Nessus
2 63 (4.13%) Nmap
3 38 (2.49%) SCCM
4 35 (2.30%) QRadar
5 26 (1.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 25 (1.64%) RSA Archer
7 22 (1.44%) EnCase
7 22 (1.44%) OpenVAS
8 18 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
8 18 (1.18%) Nexpose
9 15 (0.98%) RSA enVision
10 14 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 13 (0.85%) Puppet
12 11 (0.72%) AirWatch
12 11 (0.72%) Proventia
13 10 (0.66%) HP Fortify
13 10 (0.66%) WSUS
14 9 (0.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 6 (0.39%) RSA Security Analytics
16 5 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 196 (12.86%) Cisco
2 115 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 102 (6.69%) Qualys
4 99 (6.50%) CheckPoint
5 94 (6.17%) Splunk
6 74 (4.86%) ArcSight
7 62 (4.07%) Intel Security
8 57 (3.74%) Palo Alto
9 53 (3.48%) LogRhythm
10 48 (3.15%) Juniper
11 45 (2.95%) HP
12 43 (2.82%) SAP
13 40 (2.62%) Forcepoint
14 39 (2.56%) F5
14 39 (2.56%) Symantec
15 34 (2.23%) VMware
16 33 (2.17%) Red Hat
17 32 (2.10%) Sourcefire
18 31 (2.03%) SolarWinds
19 29 (1.90%) Fortinet
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £43000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
KnownFour
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TK Maxx
Posted: 5 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Whitchurch, Hampshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago