The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Analyst
UK
Rank 777 802 916
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +114
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 72 136 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.13% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.14% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 59 113 29
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%

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
80378 98697 102848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 66729 82822 84999
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

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 19 February 2017 within the UK.

Senior Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 66 £55,000 - 7
London +18 18 £65,000 +8.33% 3
South East +61 17 £55,000 +15.78% 1
North West +2 12 £41,250 -48.43%
Manchester -16 9 £40,000 -50.00%
West Midlands +25 7 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Hampshire +17 7 £71,250 +59.06%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £55,000 -
Coventry +19 6 £47,500 -5.00%
South West +9 6 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Scotland +27 5 - -
Basingstoke -2 5 £72,500 +61.85%
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Cheshire - 3 £45,000 -
Warrington - 3 £45,000 -
East of England +24 2 £41,250 -34.00%
Wiltshire +21 2 £55,000 +4.76%
Brighton +8 2 £35,000 -
East Sussex +7 2 £35,000 -
Bristol -2 2 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Gloucestershire -6 2 £52,500 +10.52%
Gloucester - 2 £52,500 -
Havant - 2 £59,714 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £41,250 -
City of London +30 1 £67,500 +22.72%
Stevenage - 1 £42,500 -
Oxford - 1 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Senior Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 110 (53.66%) Information Security
2 106 (51.71%) CISSP
3 78 (38.05%) PCI DSS
4 67 (32.68%) SIEM
5 61 (29.76%) Linux
6 59 (28.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 58 (28.29%) Cybersecurity
7 58 (28.29%) CISM
7 58 (28.29%) Security Operations
8 54 (26.34%) Vulnerability Management
9 48 (23.41%) Penetration Testing
10 46 (22.44%) Firewall
11 42 (20.49%) Management Information System
12 41 (20.00%) Degree
13 39 (19.02%) Java
14 38 (18.54%) Windows
14 38 (18.54%) Risk Management
14 38 (18.54%) CISA
15 37 (18.05%) Finance
15 37 (18.05%) Active Directory
16 34 (16.59%) Security Monitoring
17 33 (16.10%) CEH
18 30 (14.63%) Nessus
19 29 (14.15%) Microsoft
20 28 (13.66%) SQL
21 26 (12.68%) Risk Assessment
21 26 (12.68%) SANS
21 26 (12.68%) Data Loss Prevention
22 25 (12.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 25 (12.20%) Network Security

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (7.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.39%) IaaS
1 9 (4.39%) PaaS
2 8 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (22.44%) Firewall
2 25 (12.20%) Network Security
3 22 (10.73%) LDAP
4 17 (8.29%) TCP/IP
5 15 (7.32%) HTTP
6 12 (5.85%) Broadband
6 12 (5.85%) LTE
7 11 (5.37%) DNS
8 10 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (4.39%) HTTPS
10 8 (3.90%) SSL
11 7 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.41%) VPN
12 5 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (1.95%) Kerberos
14 3 (1.46%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.46%) OSPF
14 3 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.90%) Big Data
2 7 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.49%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.34%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (18.05%) Finance
2 19 (9.27%) Retail
3 14 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.41%) Dutch Language
4 7 (3.41%) French Language
4 7 (3.41%) German Language
4 7 (3.41%) Italian Language
4 7 (3.41%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.98%) Banking
5 2 (0.98%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Law
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.76%) SailPoint
2 16 (7.80%) XML
3 10 (4.88%) Web Services
4 5 (2.44%) SAML
5 1 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.49%) OAuth
5 1 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.49%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.32%) PKI
3 14 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.85%) Security Operations Centre
5 11 (5.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (4.88%) Fintech
7 9 (4.39%) Cyber Attack
8 6 (2.93%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.93%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.95%) BYOD
10 3 (1.46%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.98%) Physics
11 2 (0.98%) Xbox
12 1 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.49%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (29.76%) Linux
2 38 (18.54%) Windows
3 13 (6.34%) VxWorks
4 9 (4.39%) Unix
5 3 (1.46%) AIX
5 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.46%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (53.66%) Information Security
2 67 (32.68%) SIEM
3 58 (28.29%) Cybersecurity
3 58 (28.29%) Security Operations
4 54 (26.34%) Vulnerability Management
5 48 (23.41%) Penetration Testing
6 38 (18.54%) Risk Management
7 34 (16.59%) Security Monitoring
8 26 (12.68%) Data Loss Prevention
8 26 (12.68%) Risk Assessment
9 25 (12.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 24 (11.71%) Identity Access Management
11 23 (11.22%) ITIL
12 22 (10.73%) Data Security
13 21 (10.24%) OWASP
14 20 (9.76%) E-Commerce
15 17 (8.29%) Analytics
15 17 (8.29%) Data Protection
15 17 (8.29%) E-Discovery
15 17 (8.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.02%) Java
2 28 (13.66%) SQL
3 21 (10.24%) Python
4 16 (7.80%) BeanShell
5 13 (6.34%) C
5 13 (6.34%) C++
6 9 (4.39%) Scala
7 8 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.49%) C#
9 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.49%) Perl
9 1 (0.49%) Ruby
9 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 106 (51.71%) CISSP
2 58 (28.29%) CISM
3 41 (20.00%) Degree
4 38 (18.54%) CISA
5 33 (16.10%) CEH
6 26 (12.68%) SANS
7 19 (9.27%) GIAC
8 15 (7.32%) CISMP
8 15 (7.32%) Security Cleared
9 13 (6.34%) DV Cleared
10 10 (4.88%) CREST Certified
11 9 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (3.90%) GCIA
12 8 (3.90%) GCIH
12 8 (3.90%) GREM
13 7 (3.41%) CRISC
13 7 (3.41%) GSEC
13 7 (3.41%) SSCP
14 5 (2.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 4 (1.95%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (38.05%) PCI DSS
2 59 (28.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.37%) ISO22301
3 11 (5.37%) ISO27002
3 11 (5.37%) ISO27005
4 2 (0.98%) FISMA
5 1 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 37 (18.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.95%) Snort
3 1 (0.49%) RACF
Systems Management
1 30 (14.63%) Nessus
2 13 (6.34%) Nmap
2 13 (6.34%) SCCM
3 7 (3.41%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (3.41%) Nexpose
4 4 (1.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.49%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.49%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.32%) Cisco
3 13 (6.34%) Palo Alto
4 11 (5.37%) Dell
5 10 (4.88%) CA Agile Central
5 10 (4.88%) Oracle
6 9 (4.39%) LogRhythm
7 7 (3.41%) Forcepoint
7 7 (3.41%) Imperva
7 7 (3.41%) Intel Security
8 6 (2.93%) HP
9 5 (2.44%) F5
9 5 (2.44%) Juniper
9 5 (2.44%) Qualys
10 4 (1.95%) Sophos
11 3 (1.46%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.46%) Splunk
12 2 (0.98%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.98%) CyberArk
13 1 (0.49%) Coverity
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham City Council
Salary: £31,288 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 25 days ago