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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior IT Security Analyst
Rank 889 929 883
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Security Analyst 13 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.008% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 1
Average salary £47,500 £50,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.94% -8.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.89% -8.18%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior IT Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior IT Security Analyst
Top 12 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 3 July 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 +27 12 £47,500 -5.94%
South West - 8 £43,750 -
Weymouth - 6 £40,000 -
Dorset - 6 £40,000 -
London +21 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Swindon - 2 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
Glasgow +6 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Scotland +3 1 £45,000 -5.26%
City of London - 1 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Senior IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 17 (70.83%) Information Security
2 14 (58.33%) CISSP
3 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 11 (45.83%) Finance
5 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
7 7 (29.17%) Supplier Management
7 7 (29.17%) Banking
7 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) Internet
8 6 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
9 5 (20.83%) Retail Banking
9 5 (20.83%) Online Banking
9 5 (20.83%) Network Security
9 5 (20.83%) Retail
9 5 (20.83%) CEH
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
9 5 (20.83%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.83%) SDLC
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco
10 4 (16.67%) Firewall
11 3 (12.50%) Security Management

Senior IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (20.83%) Network Security
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (4.17%) SCCP
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 5 (20.83%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Online Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) VMS
3 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
4 7 (29.17%) Supplier Management
5 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
6 3 (12.50%) Security Management
7 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.33%) Service Management
8 1 (4.17%) ITSM
8 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) OWASP
8 1 (4.17%) SIEM
8 1 (4.17%) Data Governance
8 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Python
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CISSP
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) CEH
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (12.50%) CISM
5 2 (8.33%) GIAC
5 2 (8.33%) CISA
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.33%) MCSA
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) SSCP
6 1 (4.17%) GCIH
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.17%) Qualys
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.17%) LogLogic