The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Information Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Information Security Analyst
Rank 889 896 867
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Analyst 15 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.012% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 8
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £43,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Senior Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Analyst within the UK.

Senior Information Security Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Analyst over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Senior Information Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Information Security Analyst
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Information Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +8 10 £57,500 +15.00% 7
London -4 6 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Scotland +12 5 £43,500 +6.09% 2
Glasgow +6 5 £43,500 +6.09% 1
West Midlands - 3 £48,000 -
City of London - 3 £70,000 - 1
Coventry - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 £48,000 -
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
South East - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Information Security 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 Senior Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (61.11%) CISSP
3 18 (50.00%) Finance
4 16 (44.44%) CISM
5 9 (25.00%) Cyber Security
6 8 (22.22%) CISA
6 8 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
8 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (16.67%) Banking
9 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 4 (11.11%) CRISC
10 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 4 (11.11%) CEH
10 4 (11.11%) Firewall
11 3 (8.33%) GIAC
11 3 (8.33%) CESG
11 3 (8.33%) ITIL
11 3 (8.33%) Degree
11 3 (8.33%) Data Governance
11 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (5.56%) Network Management
12 2 (5.56%) Change Control
12 2 (5.56%) CentOS
12 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
12 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS

Senior Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior Information Security 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 Senior Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) CESG
3 2 (5.56%) RMADS
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 8 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
5 6 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.33%) Data Governance
8 3 (8.33%) ITIL
9 2 (5.56%) SOA
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.56%) Change Control
9 2 (5.56%) Network Management
9 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
9 2 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.78%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 22 (61.11%) CISSP
2 16 (44.44%) CISM
3 8 (22.22%) CISA
4 4 (11.11%) CEH
4 4 (11.11%) CRISC
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) GIAC
6 1 (2.78%) CISMP
6 1 (2.78%) MBA
6 1 (2.78%) ACCA
6 1 (2.78%) SSCP
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
1 2 (5.56%) VMware
1 2 (5.56%) Qualys
1 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
1 2 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.78%) Tripwire
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee
2 1 (2.78%) Websense
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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