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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 858 892 868
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 32 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.008% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.009% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 18
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £35,700 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+23.37% +13.23%

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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 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 22 October 2014 within the UK.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Analyst
Top 12 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 22 October 2014. 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 +37 29 £47,500 -13.63% 2
South East -3 13 £60,000 -14.28% 1
London +21 12 £43,750 -20.45% 1
Bromley +6 8 £47,500 -13.63%
Hampshire - 7 £60,000 -
Kent +7 5 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £39,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Warwickshire - 3 £38,000 -
Warwick - 2 £38,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 - 1

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 50 (75.76%) SIEM
2 40 (60.61%) Firewall
3 27 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 21 (31.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 21 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (28.79%) Change Management
7 15 (22.73%) Service Management
8 13 (19.70%) Finance
8 13 (19.70%) Problem Management
9 12 (18.18%) Windows
9 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (18.18%) Snort
10 9 (13.64%) CISSP
11 8 (12.12%) GIAC
11 8 (12.12%) Information Security
12 6 (9.09%) GCIH
12 6 (9.09%) ArcSight
12 6 (9.09%) LogLogic
13 5 (7.58%) Q1 Labs
13 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (7.58%) Wireshark
13 5 (7.58%) Banking
13 5 (7.58%) CEH
13 5 (7.58%) Sourcefire
13 5 (7.58%) Supplier Management
13 5 (7.58%) Symantec
14 4 (6.06%) Law
14 4 (6.06%) Linux
14 4 (6.06%) ITIL

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 40 (60.61%) Firewall
2 21 (31.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.58%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.52%) Wireless
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Law
4 3 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) SCADA
3 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (75.76%) SIEM
2 27 (40.91%) Penetration Testing
3 24 (36.36%) Incident Management
4 21 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
5 19 (28.79%) Change Management
6 15 (22.73%) Service Management
7 13 (19.70%) Problem Management
8 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.12%) Information Security
10 5 (7.58%) Supplier Management
11 4 (6.06%) ITIL
11 4 (6.06%) Information Assurance
12 3 (4.55%) Digital Forensics
12 3 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (4.55%) Cyber Security
12 3 (4.55%) ITSM
12 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
12 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (3.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) Java
1 3 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) CISSP
2 8 (12.12%) GIAC
3 6 (9.09%) GCIH
4 5 (7.58%) CEH
5 4 (6.06%) Degree
5 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.55%) CCNA
6 3 (4.55%) GCIA
6 3 (4.55%) GSEC
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.52%) MCSE
7 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Snort
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) CORE IMPACT
1 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) ArcSight
1 6 (9.09%) LogLogic
2 5 (7.58%) Q1 Labs
2 5 (7.58%) Sourcefire
2 5 (7.58%) Symantec
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Qualys
4 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.52%) GFI Software
4 1 (1.52%) Juniper
4 1 (1.52%) McAfee
4 1 (1.52%) Websense
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Posted: 6 days ago
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