The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 415 423 537
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +114
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 663 664 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.57% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.60% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 556 583 288
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 July 2015 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 29 July 2015. 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
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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 +2 588 £45,000 - 58
London +51 235 £55,000 +4.76% 23
South East +6 145 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Scotland +40 65 £37,750 -6.79% 8
Yorkshire -42 54 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Berkshire +51 52 £47,000 +55.37% 7
South West +20 48 £40,000 +33.33% 8
City of London +10 40 £55,000 +10.00% 6
West Yorkshire -26 40 £40,000 +14.28% 1
East Midlands +12 31 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Edinburgh +27 29 £35,000 +1.44% 8
Leeds -21 29 £38,500 +10.00% 1
East of England -26 29 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Glasgow +13 28 £37,750 -7.92%
West Midlands -19 28 £32,469 -27.03% 2
Reading +26 23 £47,500 +8.57% 5
North West +13 21 £43,750 +25.00% 4
Hampshire -52 20 £45,000 - 4
Nottingham +15 17 £40,000 +23.07%
Nottinghamshire +11 17 £40,000 +23.07%
Surrey -17 17 £55,000 +24.29%
Slough +12 16 £39,000 +39.28% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £42,500 +3.03%
Oxfordshire +26 15 £38,750 -22.50%
Gloucestershire - 15 £45,000 - 4
Milton Keynes +2 14 £42,500 +32.81%
Kent +8 13 £32,500 -20.73%
Essex +4 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol -4 12 £33,000 - 4
Cheshire +9 10 £50,000 - 2

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 715 (55.21%) Information Security
2 423 (32.66%) CISSP
3 410 (31.66%) Firewall
4 373 (28.80%) Finance
5 340 (26.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 316 (24.40%) SIEM
7 259 (20.00%) Windows
8 247 (19.07%) Cyber Security
9 225 (17.37%) Degree
10 219 (16.91%) Management Information System
11 217 (16.76%) Penetration Testing
12 206 (15.91%) Network Security
13 194 (14.98%) PCI DSS
14 190 (14.67%) ITIL
15 181 (13.98%) CISM
16 177 (13.67%) Intrusion Detection
17 167 (12.90%) Incident Management
18 164 (12.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 158 (12.20%) Linux
20 153 (11.81%) Cisco
21 134 (10.35%) Vulnerability Management
21 134 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
22 129 (9.96%) Internet
23 126 (9.73%) CISA
24 124 (9.58%) UNIX
25 121 (9.34%) Risk Management
25 121 (9.34%) TCP/IP
26 117 (9.03%) Security Management
27 112 (8.65%) Banking
28 108 (8.34%) Risk Assessment

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 13 (1.00%) Apache
2 12 (0.93%) IIS
3 9 (0.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.31%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.31%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.31%) SAS
5 3 (0.23%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.23%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.077%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.077%) JBoss
Applications
1 35 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.70%) MS Office
3 5 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.39%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.23%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.15%) Line 500
4 1 (0.077%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.077%) Primavera
4 1 (0.077%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.077%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.077%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.39%) SaaS
3 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.077%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 410 (31.66%) Firewall
2 206 (15.91%) Network Security
3 177 (13.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 129 (9.96%) Internet
5 121 (9.34%) TCP/IP
6 72 (5.56%) WAN
7 69 (5.33%) LAN
8 59 (4.56%) VPN
9 57 (4.40%) Wireless
10 47 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
11 41 (3.17%) Wireshark
12 32 (2.47%) SSL
13 24 (1.85%) HTTP
14 23 (1.78%) MPLS
14 23 (1.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 20 (1.54%) tcpdump
16 19 (1.47%) Broadband
17 18 (1.39%) Cisco PIX
18 17 (1.31%) DNS
19 16 (1.24%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (0.93%) MySQL
2 11 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.69%) Data Mining
3 9 (0.69%) Big Data
4 8 (0.62%) Hadoop
4 8 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.39%) HBase
6 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.23%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.077%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.077%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (1.78%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.077%) Moq
2 1 (0.077%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.077%) ReSharper
General
1 373 (28.80%) Finance
2 112 (8.65%) Banking
3 59 (4.56%) Law
3 59 (4.56%) Legal
4 54 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 49 (3.78%) Retail
6 26 (2.01%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.70%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.00%) Electronics
9 12 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 11 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.77%) German Language
12 9 (0.69%) Advertising
12 9 (0.69%) Back Office
13 8 (0.62%) French Language
14 7 (0.54%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.31%) Marketing
15 4 (0.31%) Games
15 4 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.85%) .NET
2 15 (1.16%) Regular Expression
3 13 (1.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (0.62%) Web Services
4 8 (0.62%) REST
5 7 (0.54%) OAuth
5 7 (0.54%) SAML
6 6 (0.46%) JSP
6 6 (0.46%) XML
7 4 (0.31%) HTML
8 3 (0.23%) Middleware
9 2 (0.15%) CSS
9 2 (0.15%) CSS3
9 2 (0.15%) jQuery
9 2 (0.15%) HTML5
9 2 (0.15%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.077%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.077%) WinForms
10 1 (0.077%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.077%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 219 (16.91%) Management Information System
2 134 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.71%) Cryptography
4 48 (3.71%) Data Centre
5 30 (2.32%) PKI
6 22 (1.70%) Online Banking
6 22 (1.70%) Mobile Banking
7 20 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
8 18 (1.39%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 14 (1.08%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 11 (0.85%) Smartcard
13 10 (0.77%) CESG
13 10 (0.77%) Statistics
14 9 (0.69%) Blog
14 9 (0.69%) SCADA
15 8 (0.62%) Digital Media
15 8 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 259 (20.00%) Windows
2 158 (12.20%) Linux
3 124 (9.58%) UNIX
4 39 (3.01%) Solaris
5 17 (1.31%) Windows 2000
6 15 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.08%) VxWorks
8 9 (0.69%) Android
9 5 (0.39%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.23%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.23%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.077%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.077%) VMS
12 1 (0.077%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (55.21%) Information Security
2 316 (24.40%) SIEM
3 247 (19.07%) Cyber Security
4 217 (16.76%) Penetration Testing
5 190 (14.67%) ITIL
6 167 (12.90%) Incident Management
7 164 (12.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 134 (10.35%) Vulnerability Management
9 121 (9.34%) Risk Management
10 117 (9.03%) Security Management
11 108 (8.34%) Risk Assessment
12 81 (6.25%) Security Testing
13 76 (5.87%) Kalman Filter
13 76 (5.87%) Business Continuity
14 70 (5.41%) Information Security Management
14 70 (5.41%) Data Protection
15 59 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
16 56 (4.32%) Data Security
17 53 (4.09%) Malware Analysis
18 51 (3.94%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 58 (4.48%) SQL
2 53 (4.09%) Python
3 51 (3.94%) Java
4 34 (2.63%) C
5 33 (2.55%) Perl
6 21 (1.62%) C++
7 19 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 18 (1.39%) PHP
8 18 (1.39%) C#
9 16 (1.24%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.16%) Ruby
11 10 (0.77%) Assembly Language
11 10 (0.77%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.39%) R
13 4 (0.31%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.23%) ABAP
15 2 (0.15%) VBScript
16 1 (0.077%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.077%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 423 (32.66%) CISSP
2 225 (17.37%) Degree
3 181 (13.98%) CISM
4 126 (9.73%) CISA
5 101 (7.80%) Security Cleared
6 81 (6.25%) CEH
7 75 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (5.17%) GIAC
9 62 (4.79%) SSCP
10 55 (4.25%) SC Cleared
11 43 (3.32%) DV Cleared
11 43 (3.32%) CCNP
12 40 (3.09%) CRISC
13 34 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
13 34 (2.63%) GCIH
14 33 (2.55%) CCNA
15 32 (2.47%) Security+ Certification
16 31 (2.39%) CISMP
17 30 (2.32%) GCIA
18 27 (2.08%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (26.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 194 (14.98%) PCI DSS
3 60 (4.63%) COBIT
4 45 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 38 (2.93%) SLA
6 12 (0.93%) QA
7 10 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 6 (0.46%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.46%) HIPAA
9 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.31%) BS7799
10 2 (0.15%) BS25999
11 1 (0.077%) COSO
11 1 (0.077%) EMIR
11 1 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.077%) FISMA
11 1 (0.077%) Basel II
11 1 (0.077%) MiFID
System Software
1 84 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 72 (5.56%) Snort
3 9 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.39%) XenApp
5 5 (0.39%) vSphere
6 3 (0.23%) SpamAssassin
7 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 45 (3.47%) Nessus
2 22 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
3 21 (1.62%) Nmap
4 9 (0.69%) OpenView
5 8 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (0.54%) CORE IMPACT
7 5 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.31%) SCOM
8 4 (0.31%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.23%) SCCM
10 1 (0.077%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.077%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.077%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.077%) WSUS
Vendors
1 153 (11.81%) Cisco
2 100 (7.72%) Microsoft
3 91 (7.03%) CheckPoint
4 87 (6.72%) McAfee
5 79 (6.10%) ArcSight
6 67 (5.17%) Splunk
7 57 (4.40%) F5
8 56 (4.32%) Juniper
9 54 (4.17%) Sourcefire
10 53 (4.09%) Websense
11 41 (3.17%) Qualys
12 34 (2.63%) Symantec
13 30 (2.32%) Tripwire
14 29 (2.24%) Blue Coat
15 25 (1.93%) Fortinet
16 23 (1.78%) LogLogic
17 22 (1.70%) Citrix
18 21 (1.62%) HP
18 21 (1.62%) LogRhythm
19 20 (1.54%) Oracle
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