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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 822 853 841
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 44 22 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.021% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.022% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 32
Average salary £42,500 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.08% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £32,240
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £57,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-33.91% +59.72%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 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 +33 39 £42,500 -26.08% 3
London +12 22 £45,000 -29.41% 2
West Midlands +1 11 £38,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire - 8 £38,000 -
Warwick - 8 £38,000 -
City of London +13 7 £52,500 -22.22% 2
South East -29 6 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Scotland - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Hampshire -40 3 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Glasgow - 3 - -
Dundee - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Reading - 3 £32,500 -
Southampton 0 2 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Basingstoke - 1 £37,500 -

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 53 (67.95%) SIEM
2 40 (51.28%) Incident Management
3 34 (43.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 33 (42.31%) Vulnerability Management
5 29 (37.18%) Firewall
6 26 (33.33%) GIAC
7 23 (29.49%) Penetration Testing
7 23 (29.49%) Change Management
8 19 (24.36%) CEH
9 18 (23.08%) Snort
10 16 (20.51%) SCADA
11 14 (17.95%) Finance
12 12 (15.38%) Law
13 11 (14.10%) Problem Management
13 11 (14.10%) Service Management
13 11 (14.10%) Cyber Security
14 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (11.54%) Windows
15 9 (11.54%) Security Architecture
15 9 (11.54%) Information Assurance
16 8 (10.26%) Information Security
16 8 (10.26%) Qualys
16 8 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
17 7 (8.97%) Network Security
17 7 (8.97%) Nessus
17 7 (8.97%) Linux
17 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
17 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
18 6 (7.69%) People Management
18 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 34 (43.59%) Intrusion Detection
2 29 (37.18%) Firewall
3 7 (8.97%) Network Security
3 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.41%) Internet
5 3 (3.85%) tcpdump
5 3 (3.85%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.56%) LAN
6 2 (2.56%) WAN
6 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.28%) SAN
7 1 (1.28%) MPLS
7 1 (1.28%) SMTP
7 1 (1.28%) FTP
7 1 (1.28%) HTTP
7 1 (1.28%) LDAP
7 1 (1.28%) WLAN
7 1 (1.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.28%) DNS
7 1 (1.28%) VLAN
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) SCADA
2 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) SIEM
2 40 (51.28%) Incident Management
3 33 (42.31%) Vulnerability Management
4 23 (29.49%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (29.49%) Change Management
5 11 (14.10%) Problem Management
5 11 (14.10%) Service Management
5 11 (14.10%) Cyber Security
6 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.54%) Security Architecture
7 9 (11.54%) Information Assurance
8 8 (10.26%) Information Security
8 8 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.69%) People Management
10 6 (7.69%) Performance Management
10 6 (7.69%) Computer Security
11 5 (6.41%) Security Testing
12 4 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (3.85%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) GIAC
2 19 (24.36%) CEH
3 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) GCIA
3 6 (7.69%) GCIH
4 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.85%) CCNA
6 2 (2.56%) CISSP
7 1 (1.28%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (23.08%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Nessus
2 2 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.28%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Qualys
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.85%) Sourcefire
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) McAfee
5 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.28%) LogLogic
5 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.28%) GFI Software
5 1 (1.28%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.28%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.28%) Websense
5 1 (1.28%) Juniper
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago