The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 807 854 855
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 90 73 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.062% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.065% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 15
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £42,600 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%

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
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
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 £26,500 £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 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 5 August 2015 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 5 August 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 +46 79 £57,500 +4.54% 8
London +27 32 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South West -2 16 £45,000 -12.19% 1
South East -12 12 £55,000 -5.17% 2
Glasgow +14 11 £42,000 -
Scotland +12 11 £42,000 -
West Midlands 0 9 £37,438 -42.40%
City of London +31 6 £71,250 +9.61% 1
East of England +12 6 £47,500 -7.76%
Gloucestershire -2 6 £45,000 -12.19%
Dorset - 6 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 6 £37,438 -
Telford - 6 £37,438 -
Weymouth - 6 £40,000 -
Essex 0 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Yorkshire +2 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Cheltenham 0 4 £45,000 -12.19%
West Yorkshire -1 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Hampshire -10 4 £45,000 -22.41% 1
Bradford - 4 £40,000 -
Berkshire +6 3 £57,500 +4.54%
Reading -6 3 £57,500 +4.54%
Swindon - 3 £47,500 -
Middlesex - 3 £52,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Southampton - 2 £45,000 -
Banbury - 2 £55,000 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £50,000 -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

1 111 (66.87%) Information Security
2 67 (40.36%) CISSP
3 64 (38.55%) SIEM
4 53 (31.93%) Finance
5 51 (30.72%) Firewall
6 49 (29.52%) Incident Management
7 44 (26.51%) Management Information System
8 39 (23.49%) Cyber Security
9 36 (21.69%) CISM
9 36 (21.69%) Internet
10 35 (21.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 35 (21.08%) Vulnerability Management
11 34 (20.48%) TCP/IP
11 34 (20.48%) ITIL
11 34 (20.48%) Windows
12 29 (17.47%) Intrusion Detection
13 27 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (15.66%) Penetration Testing
15 24 (14.46%) Security Management
15 24 (14.46%) Banking
16 23 (13.86%) Security Cleared
17 22 (13.25%) VPN
18 21 (12.65%) Active Directory
18 21 (12.65%) Degree
19 20 (12.05%) Network Security
19 20 (12.05%) UNIX
19 20 (12.05%) Risk Management
20 19 (11.45%) PCI DSS
21 18 (10.84%) Information Security Management
21 18 (10.84%) Linux

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 1 (0.60%) IIS
1 1 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) GNU Octave
2 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.72%) Firewall
2 36 (21.69%) Internet
3 34 (20.48%) TCP/IP
4 29 (17.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (13.25%) VPN
6 20 (12.05%) Network Security
7 5 (3.01%) LDAP
7 5 (3.01%) HTTP
8 3 (1.81%) LAN
8 3 (1.81%) WAN
8 3 (1.81%) DNS
8 3 (1.81%) SSL
9 2 (1.20%) SMTP
9 2 (1.20%) Wireless
9 2 (1.20%) IPsec
9 2 (1.20%) VLAN
9 2 (1.20%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.20%) LTE
9 2 (1.20%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.41%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.81%) HBase
3 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.60%) SAP BI
General
1 53 (31.93%) Finance
2 24 (14.46%) Banking
3 16 (9.64%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.23%) Retail Banking
4 12 (7.23%) Retail
5 4 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.41%) Marketing
6 3 (1.81%) Electronics
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.60%) Military
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.81%) .NET
1 3 (1.81%) Web Services
1 3 (1.81%) XML
1 3 (1.81%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.60%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.51%) Management Information System
2 27 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.24%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.23%) Online Banking
4 12 (7.23%) Client/Server
4 12 (7.23%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (4.22%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.41%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.41%) Economics
6 4 (2.41%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.81%) Statistics
8 2 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.20%) SecurID
8 2 (1.20%) DTV
8 2 (1.20%) CESG
8 2 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.20%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.20%) RMADS
8 2 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.48%) Windows
2 20 (12.05%) UNIX
3 18 (10.84%) Linux
4 10 (6.02%) Solaris
5 1 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (66.87%) Information Security
2 64 (38.55%) SIEM
3 49 (29.52%) Incident Management
4 39 (23.49%) Cyber Security
5 35 (21.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 34 (20.48%) ITIL
7 26 (15.66%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (14.46%) Security Management
9 20 (12.05%) Risk Management
10 18 (10.84%) Information Security Management
11 15 (9.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (9.04%) Service Delivery
12 14 (8.43%) SDLC
13 13 (7.83%) Malware Analysis
13 13 (7.83%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.23%) Analytics
15 10 (6.02%) Reverse Engineering
16 9 (5.42%) Data Protection
16 9 (5.42%) Service Management
16 9 (5.42%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.64%) Python
2 12 (7.23%) Perl
3 11 (6.63%) SQL
4 8 (4.82%) PHP
4 8 (4.82%) Java
5 6 (3.61%) C
5 6 (3.61%) Ruby
6 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.81%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.81%) R
7 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.20%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 67 (40.36%) CISSP
2 36 (21.69%) CISM
3 23 (13.86%) Security Cleared
4 21 (12.65%) Degree
5 16 (9.64%) CISA
5 16 (9.64%) DV Cleared
6 13 (7.83%) CEH
7 12 (7.23%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (6.63%) SC Cleared
9 8 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (3.61%) CCNP
10 6 (3.61%) GIAC
11 4 (2.41%) SSCP
11 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.81%) CISMP
12 3 (1.81%) CSSLP
13 2 (1.20%) CRISC
13 2 (1.20%) CCSP
14 1 (0.60%) MBA
14 1 (0.60%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (21.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (11.45%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.02%) SLA
4 9 (5.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (3.01%) COBIT
5 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (12.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (2.41%) OpenView
1 4 (2.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (6.63%) Cisco
1 11 (6.63%) Qualys
2 8 (4.82%) Juniper
3 7 (4.22%) McAfee
3 7 (4.22%) ArcSight
4 6 (3.61%) F5
4 6 (3.61%) Splunk
4 6 (3.61%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (3.61%) Sourcefire
4 6 (3.61%) Fortinet
4 6 (3.61%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.61%) Symantec
5 5 (3.01%) Oracle
6 4 (2.41%) BMC
6 4 (2.41%) Remedy
6 4 (2.41%) HP
6 4 (2.41%) Citrix
7 3 (1.81%) Websense
7 3 (1.81%) SAP
8 2 (1.20%) IBM
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