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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
UK
Rank 378 390 459
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 625 774 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.76% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.79% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 531 596 519
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,427
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.50%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 2017 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +15 594 £45,000 -10.00% 62
London +51 284 £55,000 +4.76% 23
South East -16 98 £50,000 - 10
City of London +55 58 £45,500 -13.33% 6
North West +7 45 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Midlands +29 38 £42,500 -10.52% 8
East of England +20 37 £42,750 -14.50% 3
Yorkshire -13 32 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Buckinghamshire +44 29 £55,000 +46.66%
Manchester -18 29 £40,000 -15.78% 3
East Midlands +10 27 £43,000 -11.79% 3
West Yorkshire -1 27 £30,000 -32.58% 3
Milton Keynes - 27 £55,000 -
Leeds -1 26 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Essex +35 22 £42,500 -17.07% 1
Scotland +3 22 £42,500 -1.16% 1
South West -9 22 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Kent +28 18 £38,500 +79.06% 1
Glasgow +21 16 £43,250 +12.33% 1
Northamptonshire +26 14 £45,000 -14.28%
East Sussex +18 13 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Brighton +10 13 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Hampshire -25 12 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Northampton +28 11 £45,000 -14.28%
Hertfordshire +4 11 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Canary Wharf 0 11 £60,000 -11.11%
Surrey +34 10 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Berkshire -3 10 £44,000 -7.36% 2
Warwickshire +36 9 £27,500 -40.21% 1
Merseyside 0 9 £53,573 +40.98%

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 757 (56.37%) Information Security
2 528 (39.31%) Firewall
3 506 (37.68%) CISSP
4 425 (31.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 420 (31.27%) Cybersecurity
6 392 (29.19%) SIEM
7 325 (24.20%) CISM
8 300 (22.34%) Finance
9 290 (21.59%) Security Operations
10 273 (20.33%) Windows
11 263 (19.58%) Penetration Testing
12 253 (18.84%) ITIL
13 249 (18.54%) Management Information System
14 247 (18.39%) Network Security
14 247 (18.39%) PCI DSS
15 225 (16.75%) Risk Management
16 220 (16.38%) CISA
17 204 (15.19%) Vulnerability Management
18 194 (14.45%) Degree
19 192 (14.30%) Linux
20 165 (12.29%) Security Management
21 164 (12.21%) CEH
22 154 (11.47%) Cisco
23 140 (10.42%) Security Monitoring
24 139 (10.35%) Risk Assessment
25 132 (9.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
26 129 (9.61%) TCP/IP
27 122 (9.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
27 122 (9.08%) SANS
28 121 (9.01%) GIAC

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 22 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (0.89%) IIS
3 6 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.074%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 42 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.074%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.074%) SmartSuite
4 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.27%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 6 (0.45%) assyst
3 5 (0.37%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.30%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.61%) Office 365
2 26 (1.94%) SaaS
3 25 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.74%) IaaS
7 9 (0.67%) PaaS
8 2 (0.15%) Loggly
8 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 528 (39.31%) Firewall
2 247 (18.39%) Network Security
3 129 (9.61%) TCP/IP
4 115 (8.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 44 (3.28%) DNS
6 43 (3.20%) Internet
7 40 (2.98%) VPN
8 37 (2.76%) Wireshark
9 36 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (2.61%) HTTP
11 25 (1.86%) HTTPS
11 25 (1.86%) LDAP
11 25 (1.86%) SSL
12 23 (1.71%) Wireless
13 22 (1.64%) WAN
14 19 (1.41%) Broadband
14 19 (1.41%) OSPF
15 17 (1.27%) LAN
16 16 (1.19%) DHCP
17 15 (1.12%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.89%) Big Data
3 10 (0.74%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.37%) GIS
4 5 (0.37%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.37%) ZAP BI
5 1 (0.074%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 19 (1.41%) Metasploit
2 8 (0.60%) Burp Suite
2 8 (0.60%) Fiddler
3 5 (0.37%) Selenium
4 4 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.074%) AppScan
General
1 300 (22.34%) Finance
2 81 (6.03%) Legal
3 79 (5.88%) Retail
4 57 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 43 (3.20%) Banking
6 27 (2.01%) Law
7 24 (1.79%) German Language
8 23 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.56%) French Language
10 17 (1.27%) Dutch Language
10 17 (1.27%) Italian Language
10 17 (1.27%) Spanish Language
11 14 (1.04%) Games
12 9 (0.67%) Advertising
13 8 (0.60%) Marketing
14 5 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.37%) Electronics
15 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.30%) Military
15 4 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.49%) SailPoint
2 16 (1.19%) XML
3 13 (0.97%) Web Services
4 7 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (0.52%) HTML
5 5 (0.37%) .NET
5 5 (0.37%) SAML
6 4 (0.30%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.22%) Middleware
8 1 (0.074%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.074%) COM
8 1 (0.074%) JSON
8 1 (0.074%) OAuth
8 1 (0.074%) ODBC
8 1 (0.074%) PCRE
8 1 (0.074%) RESTful
8 1 (0.074%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 249 (18.54%) Management Information System
2 98 (7.30%) Computer Science
3 96 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (6.48%) Security Operations Centre
5 57 (4.24%) Data Protection Act
6 42 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
7 31 (2.31%) Data Centre
7 31 (2.31%) PKI
8 27 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 24 (1.79%) CESG
9 24 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (1.19%) Cybercrime
10 16 (1.19%) Driving Licence
11 13 (0.97%) Fintech
12 10 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
12 10 (0.74%) iPad
13 7 (0.52%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.37%) Life Science
14 5 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 273 (20.33%) Windows
2 192 (14.30%) Linux
3 100 (7.45%) Unix
4 34 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.27%) VxWorks
6 14 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.82%) Solaris
7 11 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.30%) CentOS
10 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.15%) AIX
12 2 (0.15%) Android
13 1 (0.074%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.074%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.074%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (56.37%) Information Security
2 420 (31.27%) Cybersecurity
3 392 (29.19%) SIEM
4 290 (21.59%) Security Operations
5 263 (19.58%) Penetration Testing
6 253 (18.84%) ITIL
7 225 (16.75%) Risk Management
8 204 (15.19%) Vulnerability Management
9 165 (12.29%) Security Management
10 140 (10.42%) Security Monitoring
11 139 (10.35%) Risk Assessment
12 132 (9.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 122 (9.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 119 (8.86%) Information Security Management
15 117 (8.71%) Data Protection
15 117 (8.71%) Security Architecture
16 113 (8.41%) Incident Management
17 97 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
18 95 (7.07%) Kalman Filter
19 74 (5.51%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 102 (7.59%) SQL
2 84 (6.25%) Python
3 72 (5.36%) Java
4 51 (3.80%) PowerShell
5 40 (2.98%) C
6 36 (2.68%) C++
7 21 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 18 (1.34%) Perl
9 17 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.19%) BeanShell
11 13 (0.97%) PHP
12 11 (0.82%) C#
13 9 (0.67%) Scala
14 5 (0.37%) Ruby
15 1 (0.074%) ABAP
15 1 (0.074%) Korn
15 1 (0.074%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.074%) VB
15 1 (0.074%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 506 (37.68%) CISSP
2 325 (24.20%) CISM
3 220 (16.38%) CISA
4 194 (14.45%) Degree
5 164 (12.21%) CEH
6 122 (9.08%) SANS
7 121 (9.01%) GIAC
8 82 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
9 66 (4.91%) GCIH
10 62 (4.62%) Security Cleared
11 61 (4.54%) GCIA
12 57 (4.24%) SSCP
13 54 (4.02%) GSEC
14 51 (3.80%) CompTIA Security+
14 51 (3.80%) Security+ Certification
15 50 (3.72%) CISMP
16 42 (3.13%) CCNP
17 34 (2.53%) CCNA
18 30 (2.23%) DV Cleared
19 28 (2.08%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (31.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 247 (18.39%) PCI DSS
3 99 (7.37%) COBIT
4 50 (3.72%) SLA
5 49 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 39 (2.90%) ISO22301
7 29 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 25 (1.86%) GDPR
9 21 (1.56%) ISO27002
10 11 (0.82%) ISO27005
11 4 (0.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.15%) FISMA
14 1 (0.074%) GPG13
14 1 (0.074%) QA
14 1 (0.074%) SAS 70
System Software
1 120 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.41%) Snort
4 12 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.15%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.15%) RACF
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.074%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.074%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 85 (6.33%) Nessus
2 39 (2.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 36 (2.68%) Nmap
4 35 (2.61%) CSIRT
5 20 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
6 18 (1.34%) QRadar
7 16 (1.19%) SCCM
8 14 (1.04%) OpenVAS
9 12 (0.89%) RSA enVision
10 11 (0.82%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.74%) AirWatch
11 10 (0.74%) Nexpose
12 9 (0.67%) SCOM
13 7 (0.52%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 7 (0.52%) RSA Archer
14 6 (0.45%) RSA Security Analytics
15 4 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 4 (0.30%) Kibana
15 4 (0.30%) logstash
Vendors
1 154 (11.47%) Cisco
2 102 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 91 (6.78%) Qualys
4 84 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 78 (5.81%) ArcSight
6 72 (5.36%) Splunk
7 68 (5.06%) Palo Alto
8 44 (3.28%) LogRhythm
9 43 (3.20%) Forcepoint
9 43 (3.20%) Intel Security
10 40 (2.98%) VMware
11 35 (2.61%) Juniper
12 33 (2.46%) Oracle
13 30 (2.23%) SAP
14 29 (2.16%) Sophos
15 27 (2.01%) Symantec
16 24 (1.79%) F5
17 23 (1.71%) HP
18 20 (1.49%) Blue Coat
19 18 (1.34%) Dell
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus 16.5% Shift Allowance And Excel
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: circ £55,000 - £70,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Witham, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000 + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle, County Down
KnownFour
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Pension + 25 Days Hol
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 6 days ago