The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 826 866 865
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 78 43 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.038% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.040% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 65 37 12
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £33,250 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £51,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-12.62% +32.05%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Security Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst within the UK.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Security Operations Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Operations Analyst over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +39 71 £47,500 - 2
London +4 29 £65,000 +40.54%
South East +13 14 £45,000 -25.00%
East Midlands - 11 £37,000 -
Nottingham - 8 £37,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 8 £37,000 -
Berkshire - 8 £38,750 -
Scotland +14 7 - - 4
West Midlands -1 7 £50,000 -1.96% 1
East of England - 7 £47,500 -
Reading - 7 £47,500 -
Coventry - 6 £50,000 - 1
Essex - 6 £47,500 -
Hampshire +13 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Glasgow - 4 - - 2
Edinburgh -2 3 - - 2
Derbyshire - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +31 2 £90,000 +50.00%
Derby - 2 £37,500 -
Aldershot - 2 £45,000 -
Warwickshire -6 1 £45,000 -11.76%
Kent -8 1 £52,000 +15.55%
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
Bath - 1 £60,000 -
Guildford - 1 £45,000 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £52,000 -
Harlow - 1 £67,500 -

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 92 (67.65%) SIEM
2 86 (63.24%) Information Security
3 62 (45.59%) Firewall
4 58 (42.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 49 (36.03%) Windows
6 41 (30.15%) Management Information System
7 39 (28.68%) Penetration Testing
8 38 (27.94%) Finance
8 38 (27.94%) CISSP
9 37 (27.21%) Cisco
10 36 (26.47%) Linux
11 32 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 29 (21.32%) ITIL
13 28 (20.59%) Banking
14 26 (19.12%) Malware Analysis
15 25 (18.38%) Kalman Filter
15 25 (18.38%) Cyber Security
16 24 (17.65%) McAfee
16 24 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
17 23 (16.91%) Vulnerability Management
17 23 (16.91%) Risk Assessment
17 23 (16.91%) Incident Management
18 22 (16.18%) Telecoms
18 22 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (13.97%) Network Security
20 18 (13.24%) Computer Security
20 18 (13.24%) Snort
20 18 (13.24%) UNIX
20 18 (13.24%) E-Commerce
21 16 (11.76%) TCP/IP

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Security Operations 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 Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.29%) Apache
1 14 (10.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.47%) SAS
2 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.47%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 62 (45.59%) Firewall
2 58 (42.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (13.97%) Network Security
4 16 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 10 (7.35%) Wireless
5 10 (7.35%) Wireshark
6 9 (6.62%) Wireless Security
7 8 (5.88%) Internet
7 8 (5.88%) LDAP
7 8 (5.88%) LAN
7 8 (5.88%) WAN
8 7 (5.15%) FTP
8 7 (5.15%) tcpdump
9 6 (4.41%) HTTP
10 5 (3.68%) SMTP
10 5 (3.68%) NetScreen
11 2 (1.47%) DNS
12 1 (0.74%) SSL
12 1 (0.74%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.29%) MySQL
2 3 (2.21%) Big Data
General
1 38 (27.94%) Finance
2 28 (20.59%) Banking
3 22 (16.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.21%) Electronics
4 3 (2.21%) Law
4 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.21%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) SAML
1 4 (2.94%) OAuth
1 4 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (30.15%) Management Information System
2 22 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.82%) Visualisation
4 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.41%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.94%) SCADA
6 4 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.21%) DTV
8 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.74%) PKI
9 1 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.03%) Windows
2 36 (26.47%) Linux
3 18 (13.24%) UNIX
4 6 (4.41%) Solaris
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.47%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (67.65%) SIEM
2 86 (63.24%) Information Security
3 39 (28.68%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 29 (21.32%) ITIL
6 26 (19.12%) Malware Analysis
7 25 (18.38%) Kalman Filter
7 25 (18.38%) Cyber Security
8 24 (17.65%) Reverse Engineering
9 23 (16.91%) Risk Assessment
9 23 (16.91%) Incident Management
9 23 (16.91%) Vulnerability Management
10 18 (13.24%) Computer Security
10 18 (13.24%) E-Commerce
11 15 (11.03%) Data Security
11 15 (11.03%) Patch Management
12 12 (8.82%) Data Visualisation
12 12 (8.82%) Open Source
12 12 (8.82%) Wealth Management
13 11 (8.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.68%) C
2 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (27.94%) CISSP
2 15 (11.03%) Degree
2 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.29%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (10.29%) CCNP
3 14 (10.29%) CISM
4 13 (9.56%) CEH
5 9 (6.62%) DV Cleared
6 8 (5.88%) GIAC
6 8 (5.88%) CCNA
7 5 (3.68%) CISA
7 5 (3.68%) CCSA
7 5 (3.68%) GCIA
7 5 (3.68%) GCIH
7 5 (3.68%) CCSE
7 5 (3.68%) JNCIA
7 5 (3.68%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.21%) ACSA
8 3 (2.21%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.29%) PCI DSS
2 10 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (13.24%) Snort
2 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.47%) XenApp
4 2 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (3.68%) Nessus
3 3 (2.21%) Nmap
4 2 (1.47%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.74%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 37 (27.21%) Cisco
2 24 (17.65%) McAfee
3 14 (10.29%) ArcSight
4 13 (9.56%) Sourcefire
5 12 (8.82%) CheckPoint
5 12 (8.82%) Splunk
6 9 (6.62%) Juniper
7 6 (4.41%) SAP
7 6 (4.41%) Citrix
8 5 (3.68%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.94%) LogLogic
9 4 (2.94%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.94%) VMware
10 3 (2.21%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.21%) Symantec
10 3 (2.21%) Websense
10 3 (2.21%) HP
11 2 (1.47%) IBM
11 2 (1.47%) Sage
11 2 (1.47%) Cyber-Ark
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