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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 826 826 842
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 44 64 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.060% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.063% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 40
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 £48,974
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% +3.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £47,500 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £51,000 £48,974
% change year-on-year
-9.80% +4.13%

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
101167 100905 102697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.47% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83281 81156 86804
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 3 March 2015 within the UK.

Senior Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Top 24 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 3 March 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 -7 38 £55,000 +8.91% 11
South East -10 17 £52,500 -5.55% 4
London -24 11 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Hampshire +3 10 £56,250 +9.91% 2
Scotland +13 6 £45,850 -11.31% 1
Berkshire +4 6 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Havant +10 5 £57,500 +12.35%
Reading - 5 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow - 5 £45,850 -
North West -11 4 £39,500 -1.25%
South West - 4 £55,000 - 1
City of London +7 3 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Wiltshire - 3 £55,000 -
Swindon - 3 £55,000 -
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -
Edinburgh +6 1 - - 1
Surrey 0 1 - -
East of England -7 1 - -
West Midlands -27 1 £42,000 -
Essex - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £42,000 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Staines - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £55,000 - 1

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 59 (55.66%) Information Security
2 52 (49.06%) CISSP
3 43 (40.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (33.02%) ITIL
5 33 (31.13%) Firewall
6 30 (28.30%) Finance
6 30 (28.30%) Windows
7 28 (26.42%) Management Information System
8 24 (22.64%) CheckPoint
8 24 (22.64%) Incident Management
9 23 (21.70%) Network Security
9 23 (21.70%) TCP/IP
10 21 (19.81%) CISM
11 19 (17.92%) Internet
12 17 (16.04%) Security Management
12 17 (16.04%) Service Management
12 17 (16.04%) SIEM
13 16 (15.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (15.09%) PCI DSS
13 16 (15.09%) Kalman Filter
13 16 (15.09%) Risk Management
13 16 (15.09%) Banking
13 16 (15.09%) Linux
14 15 (14.15%) Law
15 14 (13.21%) Information Security Management
15 14 (13.21%) VPN
15 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (13.21%) Degree
15 14 (13.21%) COBIT

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (2.83%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.13%) Firewall
2 23 (21.70%) TCP/IP
2 23 (21.70%) Network Security
3 19 (17.92%) Internet
4 14 (13.21%) VPN
5 13 (12.26%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (9.43%) DNS
7 9 (8.49%) Wireless
8 5 (4.72%) SSL
8 5 (4.72%) VLAN
9 4 (3.77%) WAN
9 4 (3.77%) DHCP
9 4 (3.77%) OSPF
9 4 (3.77%) EIGRP
9 4 (3.77%) LAN
10 3 (2.83%) DMZ
11 2 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (1.89%) LDAP
12 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 16 (15.09%) Banking
3 15 (14.15%) Law
4 6 (5.66%) Retail
5 5 (4.72%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.77%) Military
6 4 (3.77%) Electronics
7 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.42%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.66%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.72%) Online Banking
5 4 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.94%) SCADA
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.94%) PKI
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) Linux
3 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (11.32%) UNIX
5 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.77%) Solaris
7 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.89%) Android
9 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (55.66%) Information Security
2 35 (33.02%) ITIL
3 24 (22.64%) Incident Management
4 17 (16.04%) Service Management
4 17 (16.04%) Security Management
4 17 (16.04%) SIEM
5 16 (15.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (15.09%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (15.09%) Risk Management
6 14 (13.21%) Information Security Management
7 13 (12.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 11 (10.38%) Security Testing
9 10 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (9.43%) Data Analysis
10 8 (7.55%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.66%) Information Management
12 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.66%) Cyber Security
13 5 (4.72%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.55%) Python
2 5 (4.72%) Java
3 4 (3.77%) C#
3 4 (3.77%) C++
4 2 (1.89%) PHP
4 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (49.06%) CISSP
2 21 (19.81%) CISM
3 14 (13.21%) Degree
4 12 (11.32%) GIAC
5 11 (10.38%) CISA
5 11 (10.38%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
6 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.72%) SSCP
9 4 (3.77%) CCNP
10 3 (2.83%) MCSA
10 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.83%) CEH
11 2 (1.89%) GCIH
11 2 (1.89%) MCSE
11 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.94%) VCP4
12 1 (0.94%) CCSA
12 1 (0.94%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (40.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (15.09%) PCI DSS
3 14 (13.21%) COBIT
4 11 (10.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (7.55%) SLA
6 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.89%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.60%) Snort
3 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) vCloud
5 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Nessus
2 2 (1.89%) SCCM
2 2 (1.89%) OpenView
2 2 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) CheckPoint
2 11 (10.38%) F5
3 9 (8.49%) Cisco
4 6 (5.66%) Juniper
4 6 (5.66%) Splunk
5 5 (4.72%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (3.77%) VMware
6 4 (3.77%) Infoblox
6 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.83%) HP
7 3 (2.83%) SAP
7 3 (2.83%) CA
7 3 (2.83%) Websense
7 3 (2.83%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix
8 2 (1.89%) Kaspersky
8 2 (1.89%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.89%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.89%) Symantec
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified , £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive, bonus and more
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive, benefits and more
Posted: 14 days ago