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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior IT Security Analyst
Rank 899 - 871
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior IT Security Analyst 4 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% - 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 11
Average salary £46,250 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £43,950 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 - £38,750

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior 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 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior IT Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £47,500 - 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £43,500 -
London - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £43,500 -
South East - 1 £43,500 -
South West - 1 £45,000 -

Senior IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Security Architecture
2 10 (62.50%) PKI
3 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
3 9 (56.25%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (56.25%) Security Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
3 9 (56.25%) Lync
3 9 (56.25%) Database Security
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
5 5 (31.25%) CISSP
6 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) SIEM
8 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) SSL
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco
8 2 (12.50%) Juniper
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) GCIA
8 2 (12.50%) GCIH

Senior IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
1 9 (56.25%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) TACACS
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Security Architecture
3 9 (56.25%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (56.25%) Security Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (56.25%) Database Security
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
7 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) CMMI
8 1 (6.25%) Data Security
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (6.25%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) GCIA
2 2 (12.50%) GCIH
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CRISC
3 1 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (6.25%) SSCP
3 1 (6.25%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Websense
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter
3 1 (6.25%) Sun
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago