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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 443 471 472
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 549 557 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 425 485 376
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,525 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 May 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 May 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
(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 +16 491 £47,500 +5.55% 59
London +41 199 £54,100 +3.04% 20
South East -16 106 £46,250 +2.77% 14
City of London +41 66 £52,500 -8.69% 5
Scotland +53 53 £41,000 -2.38% 4
East of England +12 44 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Yorkshire -9 38 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Berkshire +34 36 £52,500 +87.50% 8
South West +13 34 £40,000 +31.68% 7
Glasgow +22 32 £42,000 - 3
Hampshire -34 31 £47,500 +5.55%
East Midlands +4 27 £40,000 +2.56% 1
West Yorkshire -14 27 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Nottinghamshire +18 20 £40,000 +49.53% 1
Nottingham +14 20 £40,000 +49.53% 1
Reading +12 20 £61,250 +53.12% 2
Edinburgh - 20 £35,000 - 1
North West +19 19 £57,500 +64.28% 5
West Midlands 0 19 £40,250 -2.78% 4
Kent +19 18 £34,500 -2.81% 1
Essex +10 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Leeds -2 14 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Cheshire +15 13 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Gloucestershire +1 11 £45,000 +40.62% 3
Hertfordshire -4 11 £46,875 -7.17% 2
Bradford -19 11 £40,750 +35.83% 1
Suffolk +16 10 £49,000 +50.76%
North Yorkshire +18 9 £35,500 -29.00%
Dorset +14 9 £40,000 - 3
Surrey +2 9 £57,500 +27.77% 3

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 598 (51.42%) Information Security
2 363 (31.21%) Firewall
3 352 (30.27%) CISSP
4 312 (26.83%) Finance
5 291 (25.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 281 (24.16%) SIEM
7 235 (20.21%) Windows
8 227 (19.52%) Network Security
9 198 (17.02%) Management Information System
10 190 (16.34%) ITIL
10 190 (16.34%) Cyber Security
11 171 (14.70%) PCI DSS
12 163 (14.02%) Cisco
13 162 (13.93%) Intrusion Detection
14 157 (13.50%) Penetration Testing
14 157 (13.50%) Degree
15 145 (12.47%) Incident Management
16 139 (11.95%) Linux
17 135 (11.61%) CISM
18 134 (11.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 118 (10.15%) Vulnerability Management
20 115 (9.89%) Security Management
21 114 (9.80%) TCP/IP
22 112 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
23 111 (9.54%) Risk Management
24 109 (9.37%) UNIX
25 105 (9.03%) CheckPoint
26 94 (8.08%) CISA
27 92 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
27 92 (7.91%) Banking

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (0.95%) Apache
2 10 (0.86%) IIS
3 6 (0.52%) NetWeaver
3 6 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.26%) SAS
6 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.086%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.29%) MS Office
3 5 (0.43%) GNU Octave
4 3 (0.26%) MS Project
4 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) SAP R/3
2 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.26%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.086%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.086%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 363 (31.21%) Firewall
2 227 (19.52%) Network Security
3 162 (13.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 114 (9.80%) TCP/IP
5 86 (7.39%) Internet
6 75 (6.45%) WAN
7 72 (6.19%) LAN
8 56 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
9 54 (4.64%) VPN
10 47 (4.04%) Wireshark
11 43 (3.70%) Wireless
12 31 (2.67%) DNS
13 27 (2.32%) SSL
13 27 (2.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 26 (2.24%) MPLS
15 24 (2.06%) Cisco PIX
15 24 (2.06%) tcpdump
16 18 (1.55%) HTTP
17 16 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (1.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (0.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.77%) Big Data
2 9 (0.77%) Data Mining
3 8 (0.69%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.60%) MySQL
4 7 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (0.52%) SAP BI
6 5 (0.43%) HBase
6 5 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.26%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.086%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.086%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.086%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.086%) Moq
2 1 (0.086%) ReSharper
General
1 312 (26.83%) Finance
2 92 (7.91%) Banking
3 72 (6.19%) Law
4 49 (4.21%) Legal
5 39 (3.35%) Retail
6 31 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.41%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.72%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.12%) Advertising
10 12 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.69%) French Language
11 8 (0.69%) German Language
11 8 (0.69%) Electronics
12 7 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.52%) Games
14 4 (0.34%) Marketing
15 3 (0.26%) Back Office
15 3 (0.26%) Military
15 3 (0.26%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.81%) .NET
2 15 (1.29%) Regular Expression
3 12 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 11 (0.95%) SAML
4 11 (0.95%) REST
4 11 (0.95%) OAuth
5 6 (0.52%) XML
6 5 (0.43%) Web Services
6 5 (0.43%) Middleware
7 4 (0.34%) JNI
7 4 (0.34%) JSP
7 4 (0.34%) Dalvik
8 1 (0.086%) WinForms
8 1 (0.086%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.086%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.086%) WCF
8 1 (0.086%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 198 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 112 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (4.82%) Computer Science
4 50 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 42 (3.61%) Cryptography
6 31 (2.67%) PKI
7 23 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
8 20 (1.72%) Online Banking
8 20 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
9 16 (1.38%) SCADA
10 14 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (1.03%) Statistics
12 11 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.95%) Smartcard
13 8 (0.69%) Visualisation
13 8 (0.69%) NHS
13 8 (0.69%) EMV
13 8 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (0.60%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 235 (20.21%) Windows
2 139 (11.95%) Linux
3 109 (9.37%) UNIX
4 41 (3.53%) Solaris
5 14 (1.20%) Android
6 12 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.95%) Windows 2000
8 10 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.69%) AIX
11 5 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.086%) VMS
13 1 (0.086%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.086%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 598 (51.42%) Information Security
2 281 (24.16%) SIEM
3 190 (16.34%) ITIL
3 190 (16.34%) Cyber Security
4 157 (13.50%) Penetration Testing
5 145 (12.47%) Incident Management
6 134 (11.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 118 (10.15%) Vulnerability Management
8 115 (9.89%) Security Management
9 111 (9.54%) Risk Management
10 90 (7.74%) Risk Assessment
11 72 (6.19%) Security Testing
11 72 (6.19%) Business Continuity
12 67 (5.76%) Information Security Management
13 66 (5.67%) Kalman Filter
14 56 (4.82%) Data Protection
15 49 (4.21%) Mentoring
15 49 (4.21%) Identity Management
16 47 (4.04%) Malware Analysis
17 44 (3.78%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 40 (3.44%) Java
2 35 (3.01%) SQL
3 28 (2.41%) Python
4 27 (2.32%) Perl
5 22 (1.89%) C
6 17 (1.46%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.12%) C#
8 10 (0.86%) Bash Shell
8 10 (0.86%) PHP
9 9 (0.77%) C++
9 9 (0.77%) Assembly Language
10 7 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.60%) Ruby
11 6 (0.52%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.43%) R
13 4 (0.34%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.34%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.086%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.086%) VBScript
14 1 (0.086%) VBA
Qualifications
1 352 (30.27%) CISSP
2 157 (13.50%) Degree
3 135 (11.61%) CISM
4 94 (8.08%) CISA
5 92 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
6 91 (7.82%) CEH
7 84 (7.22%) GIAC
8 73 (6.28%) Security Cleared
9 55 (4.73%) SSCP
10 52 (4.47%) SC Cleared
11 48 (4.13%) CCNP
12 39 (3.35%) CCNA
12 39 (3.35%) GCIA
13 38 (3.27%) CRISC
13 38 (3.27%) GCIH
14 34 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
15 28 (2.41%) CCSA
16 27 (2.32%) CCSE
17 26 (2.24%) Security+ Certification
18 25 (2.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (25.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 171 (14.70%) PCI DSS
3 69 (5.93%) COBIT
4 36 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (2.92%) SLA
6 21 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 19 (1.63%) QA
8 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.34%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.17%) MiFID
10 2 (0.17%) Basel II
10 2 (0.17%) BS7799
10 2 (0.17%) EMIR
10 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.086%) FISMA
11 1 (0.086%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.086%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.086%) COSO
System Software
1 91 (7.82%) Snort
2 83 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.43%) vSphere
5 5 (0.43%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (1.03%) Nessus
2 10 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (0.86%) OpenView
3 9 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (0.52%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (0.43%) Nmap
7 4 (0.34%) SCOM
7 4 (0.34%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.17%) SCCM
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.086%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.086%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 163 (14.02%) Cisco
2 105 (9.03%) CheckPoint
3 91 (7.82%) Microsoft
4 66 (5.67%) McAfee
5 56 (4.82%) ArcSight
6 54 (4.64%) F5
7 53 (4.56%) Splunk
8 52 (4.47%) Juniper
9 47 (4.04%) Sourcefire
10 37 (3.18%) Qualys
11 32 (2.75%) Websense
12 30 (2.58%) Symantec
13 26 (2.24%) Fortinet
14 21 (1.81%) Cyber-Ark
14 21 (1.81%) HP
14 21 (1.81%) Citrix
15 20 (1.72%) Blue Coat
16 18 (1.55%) VMware
17 17 (1.46%) Tripwire
18 15 (1.29%) SolarWinds
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £58,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health, holiday
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West London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health, holiday
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
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Surrey
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits!!
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London
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