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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Information Security Analyst
Rank 891 860 900
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Information Security Analyst 13 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.010% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.011% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +25.00%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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 -15 10 £50,000 +11.11%
London -2 6 £52,500 +23.52%
Scotland -16 3 £42,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
North West - 3 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £42,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
South East -22 1 £48,500 -0.51%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £48,500 -
Kent - 1 £48,500 -

Senior Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Information Security
2 17 (54.84%) Management Information System
2 17 (54.84%) CISSP
3 14 (45.16%) CISM
4 13 (41.94%) Information Security Management
4 13 (41.94%) Security Management
4 13 (41.94%) PCI DSS
5 12 (38.71%) Data Protection
5 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) UNIX
6 11 (35.48%) Windows
7 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
8 9 (29.03%) Degree
8 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (25.81%) ISSAP
9 8 (25.81%) ISSMP
9 8 (25.81%) COBIT
9 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.81%) ITIL
9 8 (25.81%) Cisco
9 8 (25.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
9 8 (25.81%) Multimedia
10 7 (22.58%) Finance
11 6 (19.35%) Network Security
12 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (16.13%) Firewall
13 4 (12.90%) Risk Management

Senior Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
2 6 (19.35%) Network Security
3 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 1 (3.23%) ATM
General
1 8 (25.81%) Multimedia
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) UNIX
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (41.94%) Information Security Management
2 13 (41.94%) Security Management
3 12 (38.71%) Data Protection
4 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Operations Management
5 4 (12.90%) ISMS
6 3 (9.68%) E-Discovery
6 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
7 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.23%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) CISSP
2 14 (45.16%) CISM
3 9 (29.03%) Degree
4 8 (25.81%) ISSAP
4 8 (25.81%) ISSMP
5 4 (12.90%) GIAC
6 2 (6.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) PCI DSS
2 9 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (25.81%) COBIT
3 8 (25.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire
3 4 (12.90%) Splunk
4 1 (3.23%) Sophos