The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 865 849 885
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 38 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.038% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.040% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 13
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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 24 April 2014 within the UK.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Analyst
Top 13 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 37 £42,500 +3.65% 2
London -32 19 £60,000 +23.71% 1
South East -9 17 £40,000 -
Hampshire -2 15 £40,000 -15.78%
Southampton +6 13 £40,000 -15.78%
City of London -7 8 £60,000 -
Surrey +11 1 £42,500 +3.03%
South Wales 0 1 - -
Wales -3 1 - -
West Yorkshire -21 1 £30,000 -26.82% 1
Yorkshire -39 1 £30,000 -26.82% 1
Bradford - 1 £30,000 -
Bromley - 1 £42,500 -

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 37 (62.71%) SIEM
2 32 (54.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (38.98%) Firewall
3 23 (38.98%) Windows
4 21 (35.59%) Snort
5 19 (32.20%) Sourcefire
5 19 (32.20%) Linux
6 16 (27.12%) CISSP
7 15 (25.42%) Information Security
8 14 (23.73%) Cisco
9 12 (20.34%) Finance
10 11 (18.64%) Solaris
10 11 (18.64%) Banking
11 10 (16.95%) Wireshark
11 10 (16.95%) Law
12 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
12 9 (15.25%) Information Assurance
12 9 (15.25%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (13.56%) Computer Forensics
13 8 (13.56%) GIAC
13 8 (13.56%) ITIL
13 8 (13.56%) UNIX
13 8 (13.56%) LAN
13 8 (13.56%) WAN
13 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
14 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
14 7 (11.86%) AIX
14 7 (11.86%) Internet
14 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
14 7 (11.86%) ArcSight

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (54.24%) Intrusion Detection
2 23 (38.98%) Firewall
3 10 (16.95%) Wireshark
4 8 (13.56%) LAN
4 8 (13.56%) WAN
4 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.86%) Internet
6 6 (10.17%) tcpdump
7 5 (8.47%) LDAP
7 5 (8.47%) HTTP
7 5 (8.47%) VPN
7 5 (8.47%) DNS
8 4 (6.78%) VLAN
8 4 (6.78%) SMTP
8 4 (6.78%) WLAN
8 4 (6.78%) FTP
8 4 (6.78%) SAN
8 4 (6.78%) MPLS
9 2 (3.39%) Network Security
10 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 10 (16.95%) Law
4 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) Open Source
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.69%) CESG
3 1 (1.69%) Equities
3 1 (1.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Linux
3 11 (18.64%) Solaris
4 8 (13.56%) UNIX
5 7 (11.86%) AIX
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) SIEM
2 15 (25.42%) Information Security
3 9 (15.25%) Information Assurance
3 9 (15.25%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (13.56%) Computer Forensics
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL
5 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (10.17%) Service Management
6 6 (10.17%) Change Control
6 6 (10.17%) Cyber Security
7 5 (8.47%) Identity Management
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (6.78%) Change Management
8 4 (6.78%) ITSM
9 3 (5.08%) Network Architecture
9 3 (5.08%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (3.39%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) Perl
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) CISSP
2 8 (13.56%) GIAC
3 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) CISM
5 4 (6.78%) GCIH
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) CEH
6 2 (3.39%) MCSE
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.69%) SSCP
7 1 (1.69%) CISA
7 1 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.69%) CCSP
7 1 (1.69%) GCWN
7 1 (1.69%) GCIA
7 1 (1.69%) GCFW
7 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Snort
2 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.39%) WSUS
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.69%) OpenView
3 1 (1.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Sourcefire
2 14 (23.73%) Cisco
3 7 (11.86%) ArcSight
4 6 (10.17%) Symantec
4 6 (10.17%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.47%) HP
5 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.47%) Splunk
5 5 (8.47%) VMware
6 4 (6.78%) LogLogic
6 4 (6.78%) Q1 Labs
6 4 (6.78%) Riverbed
6 4 (6.78%) McAfee
6 4 (6.78%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (5.08%) IBM
8 2 (3.39%) Qualys
8 2 (3.39%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.69%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.69%) Juniper
9 1 (1.69%) BMC
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago