The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior IT Security Analyst
Rank 913 930 915
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Security Analyst 22 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.007% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.007% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 15
Average salary £67,500 £39,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.88% -23.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £39,850 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £39,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+32.91% -21.78%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
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 IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Senior IT Security Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Senior IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior IT Security Analyst over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior IT Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior IT Security 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 Senior IT Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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 +36 22 £67,500 +70.88% 4
London +18 11 £70,000 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £67,500 -
Birmingham - 4 £67,500 -
South West - 3 £52,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £51,250 -
South East - 2 £42,500 -
City of London - 2 £70,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £42,500 -
Leeds - 2 £51,250 -
Swindon - 2 £52,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £51,250 -
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £67,500 -

Senior IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (68.42%) Information Security
2 25 (65.79%) CISSP
3 18 (47.37%) Windows
4 17 (44.74%) ITIL
4 17 (44.74%) Management Information System
4 17 (44.74%) Security Operations
5 15 (39.47%) Firewall
6 14 (36.84%) Finance
6 14 (36.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (31.58%) CEH
7 12 (31.58%) SIEM
8 11 (28.95%) Data Governance
8 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
8 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (28.95%) GIAC
9 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
10 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
11 8 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (21.05%) Cisco
11 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
11 8 (21.05%) ISO27002
12 7 (18.42%) Network Security
13 6 (15.79%) Degree
13 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
13 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (15.79%) LAN
13 6 (15.79%) WAN
13 6 (15.79%) Banking
13 6 (15.79%) Retail

Senior IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) Network Security
3 6 (15.79%) LAN
3 6 (15.79%) WAN
4 5 (13.16%) Internet
5 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.63%) SSL
6 1 (2.63%) VPN
6 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Retail
3 5 (13.16%) Retail Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Management Information System
2 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
3 5 (13.16%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Online Banking
4 3 (7.89%) AS400
4 3 (7.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Information Security
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) Security Operations
3 14 (36.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 12 (31.58%) SIEM
5 11 (28.95%) Data Governance
5 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
6 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
7 8 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (15.79%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
9 5 (13.16%) SDLC
10 4 (10.53%) Internal Audit
10 4 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (10.53%) Security Management
10 4 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (7.89%) Database Security
11 3 (7.89%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) Perl
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) CISSP
2 12 (31.58%) CEH
3 11 (28.95%) GIAC
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (10.53%) CCNA
6 4 (10.53%) SANS
7 1 (2.63%) CCNP
7 1 (2.63%) CISA
7 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (26.32%) PCI DSS
3 8 (21.05%) ISO27002
4 5 (13.16%) ISO22301
4 5 (13.16%) ISO27005
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Sun
4 1 (2.63%) Tripwire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
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