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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Operations Analyst
Rank 859 858 865
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Operations Analyst 34 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.020% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.021% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 8
Average salary £46,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,125 £38,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,200 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108763 102557 112445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.28% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 88869 85119 96467
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 July 2014 within the UK.

Security Operations Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Operations Analyst
Top 15 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 34 £46,000 +17.94% 1
London -20 19 £57,500 +27.77%
South East -7 7 £47,000 +20.51%
City of London - 7 £60,000 -
Bromley -7 5 £43,750 +13.63%
Hampshire -15 5 £60,000 +53.84%
West Midlands - 4 £51,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 4 £51,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £26,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £26,000 -
Warwick - 3 £51,000 - 1
Southampton +9 2 £42,250 +8.33%
Leeds - 2 £19,000 -
Kent - 2 £45,000 -
Bradford - 1 £36,500 -

Security Operations Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 55 (73.33%) SIEM
2 36 (48.00%) Firewall
3 31 (41.33%) Windows
4 30 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 29 (38.67%) Snort
6 22 (29.33%) Sourcefire
7 21 (28.00%) CISSP
8 18 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (24.00%) Information Security
9 17 (22.67%) Finance
10 15 (20.00%) Wireshark
11 13 (17.33%) Incident Management
11 13 (17.33%) Information Assurance
12 12 (16.00%) GIAC
12 12 (16.00%) Banking
13 11 (14.67%) Law
13 11 (14.67%) Linux
13 11 (14.67%) ITIL
13 11 (14.67%) ArcSight
13 11 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (13.33%) Service Management
14 10 (13.33%) Symantec
14 10 (13.33%) Computer Forensics
14 10 (13.33%) GCIH
14 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
14 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
15 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
15 9 (12.00%) LogLogic
15 9 (12.00%) Q1 Labs
16 8 (10.67%) LAN

Security Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) Firewall
2 30 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.67%) LAN
5 8 (10.67%) WAN
5 8 (10.67%) Internet
6 7 (9.33%) tcpdump
7 5 (6.67%) HTTP
7 5 (6.67%) VPN
7 5 (6.67%) DNS
8 4 (5.33%) VLAN
8 4 (5.33%) Network Security
8 4 (5.33%) SMTP
8 4 (5.33%) WLAN
8 4 (5.33%) FTP
8 4 (5.33%) LDAP
8 4 (5.33%) SAN
8 4 (5.33%) MPLS
9 2 (2.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Banking
3 11 (14.67%) Law
4 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.33%) Equities
3 1 (1.33%) CESG
3 1 (1.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.33%) PKI
3 1 (1.33%) Open Source
3 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (41.33%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Solaris
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) UNIX
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (73.33%) SIEM
2 18 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (24.00%) Information Security
3 13 (17.33%) Incident Management
3 13 (17.33%) Information Assurance
4 11 (14.67%) ITIL
4 11 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (13.33%) Service Management
5 10 (13.33%) Computer Forensics
6 7 (9.33%) ITSM
6 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.33%) Change Control
7 6 (8.00%) Cyber Security
8 5 (6.67%) Change Management
8 5 (6.67%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.33%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (5.33%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (4.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.33%) Java
1 7 (9.33%) Perl
2 3 (4.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.33%) C
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) CISSP
2 12 (16.00%) GIAC
3 10 (13.33%) GCIH
3 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.67%) Degree
6 4 (5.33%) GCIA
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.00%) CCNA
7 3 (4.00%) CISM
7 3 (4.00%) MCSE
7 3 (4.00%) CEH
7 3 (4.00%) GSEC
8 1 (1.33%) SSCP
8 1 (1.33%) CISA
8 1 (1.33%) CCSP
8 1 (1.33%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.33%) GCFW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (38.67%) Snort
2 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.33%) Nessus
1 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
1 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Sourcefire
2 11 (14.67%) ArcSight
3 10 (13.33%) Symantec
4 9 (12.00%) LogLogic
4 9 (12.00%) Q1 Labs
5 8 (10.67%) Cisco
6 6 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.67%) VMware
8 4 (5.33%) Riverbed
8 4 (5.33%) HP
9 3 (4.00%) IBM
10 2 (2.67%) Splunk
10 2 (2.67%) McAfee
11 1 (1.33%) Juniper
11 1 (1.33%) Trend Micro
11 1 (1.33%) Qualys
11 1 (1.33%) Rapid7
11 1 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.33%) LogRhythm
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