The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 841 853 835
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 72 29 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.027% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.028% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 61 15 55
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.18% -7.50%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Senior Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Senior Security Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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 +9 63 £55,000 +15.78% 7
South East +34 30 £58,000 +28.88% 3
London -45 20 £56,250 +12.50% 2
Hampshire - 20 £58,000 - 1
Havant - 15 £58,000 - 1
Scotland -3 6 £42,000 - 1
Glasgow - 6 £42,000 - 1
North West +6 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Berkshire +11 3 - - 2
East of England -12 3 £50,500 +1.00%
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Kent - 3 £52,500 -
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
Haywards Heath - 2 £41,250 -
Manchester - 2 £50,000 -
Guernsey - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £41,250 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £50,500 -
Watford - 2 £50,500 -
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Birmingham 0 1 £65,000 +68.83%
Gloucestershire -8 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey -8 1 - -
Reading -11 1 - - 2
Cheltenham -11 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West -14 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Security Analyst in their job title.

1 82 (67.21%) Information Security
2 60 (49.18%) CISSP
3 51 (41.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (34.43%) Firewall
5 38 (31.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 37 (30.33%) Management Information System
6 37 (30.33%) CheckPoint
6 37 (30.33%) ITIL
7 35 (28.69%) CISM
8 34 (27.87%) Security Testing
9 33 (27.05%) Windows
9 33 (27.05%) Cisco
10 32 (26.23%) Security Management
10 32 (26.23%) Degree
11 29 (23.77%) MS Excel
11 29 (23.77%) TCP/IP
11 29 (23.77%) COBIT
12 27 (22.13%) Network Security
12 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
13 26 (21.31%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (18.03%) Incident Management
14 22 (18.03%) Linux
15 21 (17.21%) CISA
16 20 (16.39%) Information Security Management
16 20 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
17 19 (15.57%) PKI
17 19 (15.57%) Computer Science
18 18 (14.75%) Security Architecture
18 18 (14.75%) SIEM
19 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.84%) Lync
1 12 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.28%) Apache
2 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (23.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (34.43%) Firewall
2 29 (23.77%) TCP/IP
3 27 (22.13%) Network Security
4 14 (11.48%) DNS
5 11 (9.02%) SSL
5 11 (9.02%) Internet
6 10 (8.20%) Wireless
7 9 (7.38%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (5.74%) WAN
8 7 (5.74%) LAN
9 6 (4.92%) VPN
9 6 (4.92%) DHCP
10 4 (3.28%) Wireshark
10 4 (3.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (3.28%) DMZ
10 4 (3.28%) HTTPS
10 4 (3.28%) WLAN
10 4 (3.28%) SSH
11 3 (2.46%) TACACS
11 3 (2.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) MySQL
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Law
3 6 (4.92%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.28%) Legal
5 3 (2.46%) Electronics
6 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.64%) Publishing
6 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.82%) Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) LAMP
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.33%) Management Information System
2 19 (15.57%) PKI
2 19 (15.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.28%) NHS
4 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (27.05%) Windows
2 22 (18.03%) Linux
3 17 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.66%) UNIX
6 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.92%) Solaris
8 3 (2.46%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.64%) Android
10 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (67.21%) Information Security
2 38 (31.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 37 (30.33%) ITIL
4 34 (27.87%) Security Testing
5 32 (26.23%) Security Management
6 26 (21.31%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (18.03%) Incident Management
8 20 (16.39%) Information Security Management
9 18 (14.75%) Security Architecture
9 18 (14.75%) SIEM
10 14 (11.48%) Risk Analysis
11 13 (10.66%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (10.66%) Database Security
12 10 (8.20%) Ethical Hacking
13 9 (7.38%) Data Protection
13 9 (7.38%) Network Architecture
14 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
15 7 (5.74%) Change Management
15 7 (5.74%) Project Management
16 6 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) Python
2 3 (2.46%) Perl
3 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.64%) Ruby
4 1 (0.82%) PHP
4 1 (0.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 60 (49.18%) CISSP
2 35 (28.69%) CISM
3 32 (26.23%) Degree
4 21 (17.21%) CISA
5 13 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (9.84%) CEH
7 8 (6.56%) CCSE
8 7 (5.74%) GIAC
8 7 (5.74%) CCNP
8 7 (5.74%) CCNA
9 6 (4.92%) ISSAP
9 6 (4.92%) ISSMP
10 5 (4.10%) MCP
10 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.28%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.46%) GCIA
12 3 (2.46%) GCIH
12 3 (2.46%) CRISC
13 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (41.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (23.77%) COBIT
3 20 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 15 (12.30%) PCI DSS
5 6 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.46%) SLA
7 1 (0.82%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.82%) QA
7 1 (0.82%) COSO
System Software
1 12 (9.84%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.82%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Nessus
2 4 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.82%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (30.33%) CheckPoint
2 33 (27.05%) Cisco
3 27 (22.13%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.11%) F5
5 15 (12.30%) Juniper
6 12 (9.84%) Splunk
7 10 (8.20%) Symantec
8 7 (5.74%) Websense
8 7 (5.74%) Sourcefire
9 5 (4.10%) VMware
9 5 (4.10%) IBM
10 4 (3.28%) Kaspersky
10 4 (3.28%) ArcSight
10 4 (3.28%) CA
10 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.28%) McAfee
10 4 (3.28%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.46%) Sun
11 3 (2.46%) Clearswift
12 2 (1.64%) Riverbed
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £45,613 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago