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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 834 850 837
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 71 29 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.027% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.028% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 60 15 56
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 £42,450 £38,500 £38,750
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
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 25 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 25 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 +5 62 £55,000 +15.78% 7
South East +10 30 £58,000 +28.88% 3
London -31 20 £56,250 +12.50% 1
Hampshire - 20 £58,000 - 1
Havant - 15 £58,000 - 1
Scotland -4 6 £42,000 -
Glasgow - 6 £42,000 -
North West +3 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Berkshire +3 3 - - 2
East of England -2 3 £50,500 +1.00%
Kent - 3 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 3 £45,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £50,000 -
Guernsey - 2 - -
Haywards Heath - 2 £41,250 -
Fareham - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £41,250 -
Watford - 2 £50,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £50,500 -
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Birmingham +1 1 £65,000 +68.83%
Reading -6 1 - - 2
Surrey -7 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 £65,000 +39.03%
South Wales - 1 £29,500 -
Wales - 1 £29,500 -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 (67.77%) Information Security
2 60 (49.59%) CISSP
3 51 (42.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (34.71%) Firewall
5 38 (31.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 37 (30.58%) Management Information System
6 37 (30.58%) CheckPoint
6 37 (30.58%) ITIL
7 35 (28.93%) CISM
8 34 (28.10%) Security Testing
9 33 (27.27%) Cisco
10 32 (26.45%) Windows
10 32 (26.45%) Security Management
10 32 (26.45%) Degree
11 29 (23.97%) MS Excel
11 29 (23.97%) COBIT
12 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
13 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
13 27 (22.31%) Network Security
14 25 (20.66%) Penetration Testing
15 22 (18.18%) Incident Management
16 21 (17.36%) Linux
16 21 (17.36%) CISA
17 20 (16.53%) Information Security Management
17 20 (16.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
18 19 (15.70%) PKI
18 19 (15.70%) Computer Science
19 18 (14.88%) Security Architecture
19 18 (14.88%) SIEM
20 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (9.92%) SharePoint
1 12 (9.92%) Lync
2 4 (3.31%) Apache
2 4 (3.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (23.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (34.71%) Firewall
2 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
3 27 (22.31%) Network Security
4 13 (10.74%) DNS
5 11 (9.09%) SSL
6 10 (8.26%) Internet
6 10 (8.26%) Wireless
7 8 (6.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (5.79%) WAN
8 7 (5.79%) LAN
9 6 (4.96%) DHCP
9 6 (4.96%) VPN
10 4 (3.31%) WLAN
10 4 (3.31%) DMZ
10 4 (3.31%) HTTPS
10 4 (3.31%) Wireshark
10 4 (3.31%) SSH
10 4 (3.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (2.48%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) MySQL
General
1 16 (13.22%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Law
3 6 (4.96%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.31%) Legal
5 3 (2.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.65%) Publishing
6 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) LAMP
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.58%) Management Information System
2 19 (15.70%) PKI
2 19 (15.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.31%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) iPad
4 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.83%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Windows
2 21 (17.36%) Linux
3 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.92%) UNIX
6 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.96%) Solaris
8 3 (2.48%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.65%) Android
9 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (67.77%) Information Security
2 38 (31.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 37 (30.58%) ITIL
4 34 (28.10%) Security Testing
5 32 (26.45%) Security Management
6 25 (20.66%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 20 (16.53%) Information Security Management
9 18 (14.88%) Security Architecture
9 18 (14.88%) SIEM
10 14 (11.57%) Risk Analysis
11 13 (10.74%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (10.74%) Database Security
12 10 (8.26%) Ethical Hacking
13 9 (7.44%) Data Protection
13 9 (7.44%) Network Architecture
14 8 (6.61%) Data Analysis
15 7 (5.79%) Change Management
15 7 (5.79%) Project Management
16 6 (4.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.48%) Perl
1 3 (2.48%) Python
2 2 (1.65%) Ruby
2 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 60 (49.59%) CISSP
2 35 (28.93%) CISM
3 32 (26.45%) Degree
4 21 (17.36%) CISA
5 13 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (9.92%) CEH
7 8 (6.61%) CCSE
8 7 (5.79%) GIAC
8 7 (5.79%) CCNP
8 7 (5.79%) CCNA
9 6 (4.96%) ISSAP
9 6 (4.96%) ISSMP
10 5 (4.13%) MCP
10 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.31%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.48%) GCIA
12 3 (2.48%) GCIH
12 3 (2.48%) CRISC
13 2 (1.65%) CCSA
13 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (42.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (23.97%) COBIT
3 20 (16.53%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 15 (12.40%) PCI DSS
5 6 (4.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.48%) SLA
7 1 (0.83%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.83%) COSO
7 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.83%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Nessus
2 4 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.83%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (30.58%) CheckPoint
2 33 (27.27%) Cisco
3 27 (22.31%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.22%) F5
5 15 (12.40%) Juniper
6 12 (9.92%) Splunk
7 10 (8.26%) Symantec
8 7 (5.79%) Websense
8 7 (5.79%) Sourcefire
9 5 (4.13%) IBM
9 5 (4.13%) VMware
10 4 (3.31%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.31%) Kaspersky
10 4 (3.31%) ArcSight
10 4 (3.31%) McAfee
10 4 (3.31%) CA
10 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.48%) Clearswift
11 3 (2.48%) Sun
12 2 (1.65%) HP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £45,613 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago