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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Information Security Analyst
Rank 888 950 948
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Analyst 42 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.005% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 37 4 3
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £44,400 £50,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,750 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,000 -
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Information Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Information Security Analyst
Top 22 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 13 February 2016. 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 +55 39 £55,000 +4.76% 1
London +39 19 £55,000 -10.20%
Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 -
City of London +72 7 £52,500 -
West Midlands -18 6 £67,500 +46.73%
Leeds - 6 £55,000 -
South East - 4 £42,500 -
Birmingham -1 3 £67,500 +60.71%
Coventry -8 3 £55,500 +11.00%
Glasgow - 3 £46,750 -
Scotland - 3 £46,750 -
Brighton - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 2 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £67,500 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
South West - 1 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Senior Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 62 (100.00%) Information Security
2 26 (41.94%) Windows
3 25 (40.32%) CISSP
4 23 (37.10%) Management Information System
5 20 (32.26%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (30.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (30.65%) CISM
7 16 (25.81%) Unix
8 15 (24.19%) Risk Management
8 15 (24.19%) Data Protection
8 15 (24.19%) SIEM
8 15 (24.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 14 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (22.58%) ITIL
10 13 (20.97%) Firewall
10 13 (20.97%) VMware
10 13 (20.97%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (19.35%) Nessus
11 12 (19.35%) Linux
11 12 (19.35%) Internal Audit
12 11 (17.74%) Finance
12 11 (17.74%) Law
12 11 (17.74%) PCI DSS
13 9 (14.52%) Security Management
13 9 (14.52%) GIAC
13 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (12.90%) VCE vBlock
14 8 (12.90%) SANS
14 8 (12.90%) Wireless
14 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development

Senior Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (20.97%) Firewall
3 8 (12.90%) VPN
3 8 (12.90%) Wireless
4 4 (6.45%) LAN
4 4 (6.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) Intranet
5 1 (1.61%) Network Security
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
1 11 (17.74%) Law
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.90%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (6.45%) CESG
5 3 (4.84%) AS400
5 3 (4.84%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.23%) Cryptography
6 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.23%) Statistics
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Unix
3 12 (19.35%) Linux
4 8 (12.90%) CentOS
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (32.26%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (24.19%) Data Protection
3 15 (24.19%) Risk Management
3 15 (24.19%) SIEM
3 15 (24.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 14 (22.58%) ITIL
5 13 (20.97%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (19.35%) Internal Audit
7 9 (14.52%) Security Management
8 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (12.90%) SOA
8 8 (12.90%) Web Application Development
9 7 (11.29%) Time Management
10 6 (9.68%) Information Security Management
10 6 (9.68%) ISMS
10 6 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (9.68%) SABSA
10 6 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) CISSP
2 19 (30.65%) CISM
3 9 (14.52%) GIAC
4 8 (12.90%) SANS
5 6 (9.68%) ISSAP
6 4 (6.45%) CISA
7 3 (4.84%) CEH
7 3 (4.84%) CRISC
8 2 (3.23%) GCIH
8 2 (3.23%) GISF
8 2 (3.23%) GSEC
9 1 (1.61%) CISMP
9 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (17.74%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.84%) ISO27002
4 2 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) VMware
2 8 (12.90%) Rackspace
2 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 2 (3.23%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) Qualys