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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 841 869 855
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 39 10 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.009% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.010% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 25
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £43,750 £32,660
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,750 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £57,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +71.64%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Analyst
Top 16 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 December 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 +24 36 £42,500 -19.04% 2
London +4 15 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -4 13 £38,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire - 11 £38,000 -
Warwick - 10 £38,000 -
South East -10 8 £47,500 -17.39% 1
City of London +17 6 £52,500 -
Kent - 4 £47,500 -
Scotland - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Hampshire -22 2 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Southampton - 2 £55,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Bromley - 1 £42,500 -
Reading - 1 £32,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £45,000 -

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (77.22%) SIEM
2 36 (45.57%) Firewall
3 33 (41.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 33 (41.77%) Incident Management
4 26 (32.91%) Vulnerability Management
5 24 (30.38%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (29.11%) Change Management
7 20 (25.32%) GIAC
8 18 (22.78%) Snort
9 17 (21.52%) CEH
10 14 (17.72%) SCADA
11 11 (13.92%) Service Management
11 11 (13.92%) Finance
11 11 (13.92%) Problem Management
12 10 (12.66%) Windows
12 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.66%) Cyber Security
13 9 (11.39%) Law
14 7 (8.86%) Linux
14 7 (8.86%) Information Security
14 7 (8.86%) Sourcefire
14 7 (8.86%) Qualys
14 7 (8.86%) Network Security
15 6 (7.59%) Nessus
16 5 (6.33%) CISSP
16 5 (6.33%) GCIA
16 5 (6.33%) GCIH
16 5 (6.33%) Systems Analysis
16 5 (6.33%) Information Assurance
16 5 (6.33%) Kalman Filter

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (45.57%) Firewall
2 33 (41.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (8.86%) Network Security
4 4 (5.06%) Internet
4 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.80%) tcpdump
5 3 (3.80%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.53%) WAN
6 2 (2.53%) LAN
7 1 (1.27%) WLAN
7 1 (1.27%) MPLS
7 1 (1.27%) VLAN
7 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.27%) Wireless
7 1 (1.27%) SMTP
7 1 (1.27%) FTP
7 1 (1.27%) HTTP
7 1 (1.27%) VPN
7 1 (1.27%) DNS
7 1 (1.27%) SAN
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Law
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) SCADA
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) UNIX
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (77.22%) SIEM
2 33 (41.77%) Incident Management
3 26 (32.91%) Vulnerability Management
4 24 (30.38%) Penetration Testing
5 23 (29.11%) Change Management
6 11 (13.92%) Service Management
6 11 (13.92%) Problem Management
7 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (12.66%) Cyber Security
8 7 (8.86%) Information Security
9 5 (6.33%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (6.33%) Information Assurance
9 5 (6.33%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.06%) Security Testing
10 4 (5.06%) Computer Forensics
11 3 (3.80%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (3.80%) Digital Forensics
11 3 (3.80%) Security Architecture
11 3 (3.80%) Change Control
12 2 (2.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (25.32%) GIAC
2 17 (21.52%) CEH
3 5 (6.33%) GCIA
3 5 (6.33%) GCIH
3 5 (6.33%) CISSP
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.06%) CCNA
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.80%) GSEC
6 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.27%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
7 1 (1.27%) CCSA
7 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Snort
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Nessus
2 1 (1.27%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Sourcefire
1 7 (8.86%) Qualys
2 4 (5.06%) Cisco
3 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.53%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.53%) LogLogic
4 1 (1.27%) Q1 Labs
4 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.27%) GFI Software
4 1 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.27%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.27%) Symantec
4 1 (1.27%) McAfee
4 1 (1.27%) Websense
4 1 (1.27%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.27%) HP
4 1 (1.27%) Juniper
London
Acumin
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago