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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 821 838 834
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 94 38 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.036% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.038% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 88 27 67
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,489 £40,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Top 27 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 30 September 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
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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 +8 89 £53,750 +19.44% 5
London +13 40 £55,000 +16.71% 3
South East +1 24 £58,000 +25.40% 2
Hampshire - 22 £58,000 - 2
North West - 19 £50,000 -
Manchester - 16 £50,000 -
Havant - 15 £58,000 -
City of London +14 5 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Scotland -10 4 £42,000 -6.66%
Gloucestershire -3 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Glasgow -4 3 £42,000 -6.66%
Cheltenham -9 3 £45,000 +12.50%
South West -26 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
Reading -6 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire -8 2 £55,000 +22.22%
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham -11 1 £45,000 +16.88%
West Midlands -11 1 £45,000 +16.88%
Edinburgh -12 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £40,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £40,500 - 1
South Wales - 1 £40,500 - 1

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 87 (60.00%) Information Security
2 62 (42.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (40.69%) CISSP
4 58 (40.00%) Windows
5 57 (39.31%) CheckPoint
5 57 (39.31%) Firewall
6 56 (38.62%) Management Information System
7 51 (35.17%) ITIL
8 47 (32.41%) TCP/IP
9 46 (31.72%) Degree
10 44 (30.34%) Security Management
11 41 (28.28%) CISM
12 36 (24.83%) COBIT
13 34 (23.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 31 (21.38%) Incident Management
14 31 (21.38%) Security Testing
14 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (20.69%) Network Security
15 30 (20.69%) Information Security Management
15 30 (20.69%) Cisco
15 30 (20.69%) Kalman Filter
16 29 (20.00%) Linux
16 29 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 28 (19.31%) F5
17 28 (19.31%) Law
18 27 (18.62%) CISA
19 26 (17.93%) UNIX
19 26 (17.93%) MS Excel
19 26 (17.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
20 25 (17.24%) Juniper

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.45%) Lync
2 4 (2.76%) Apache
2 4 (2.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (17.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (39.31%) Firewall
2 47 (32.41%) TCP/IP
3 30 (20.69%) Network Security
4 19 (13.10%) VPN
5 18 (12.41%) Wireless
6 17 (11.72%) DNS
7 13 (8.97%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (8.28%) Internet
9 10 (6.90%) SSL
9 10 (6.90%) LAN
9 10 (6.90%) DHCP
10 9 (6.21%) WAN
11 5 (3.45%) WLAN
11 5 (3.45%) DMZ
12 4 (2.76%) OSPF
12 4 (2.76%) EIGRP
12 4 (2.76%) VLAN
12 4 (2.76%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.76%) SSH
12 4 (2.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
General
1 28 (19.31%) Law
2 14 (9.66%) Finance
3 8 (5.52%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.76%) Legal
5 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.07%) Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Military
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) .NET
1 1 (0.69%) Web Services
1 1 (0.69%) XML
1 1 (0.69%) JSON
1 1 (0.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 56 (38.62%) Management Information System
2 25 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.45%) PKI
4 3 (2.07%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.38%) SCADA
5 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.38%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.00%) Windows
2 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (20.00%) Linux
3 29 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (17.93%) UNIX
5 14 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.21%) Solaris
7 3 (2.07%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.07%) Android
7 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (60.00%) Information Security
2 51 (35.17%) ITIL
3 44 (30.34%) Security Management
4 34 (23.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 31 (21.38%) Incident Management
5 31 (21.38%) Security Testing
6 30 (20.69%) Information Security Management
6 30 (20.69%) Kalman Filter
7 18 (12.41%) Data Protection
7 18 (12.41%) Data Analysis
8 17 (11.72%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
9 15 (10.34%) SIEM
10 12 (8.28%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.59%) Service Management
11 11 (7.59%) Risk Management
12 10 (6.90%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.90%) Coaching
13 9 (6.21%) Ethical Hacking
13 9 (6.21%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.83%) Python
2 4 (2.76%) Java
3 3 (2.07%) Perl
3 3 (2.07%) PHP
4 2 (1.38%) Ruby
4 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.69%) SQL
5 1 (0.69%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (40.69%) CISSP
2 46 (31.72%) Degree
3 41 (28.28%) CISM
4 27 (18.62%) CISA
5 13 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (8.28%) CEH
7 10 (6.90%) GIAC
8 8 (5.52%) CCNP
8 8 (5.52%) ISSAP
8 8 (5.52%) ISSMP
9 7 (4.83%) Security Cleared
9 7 (4.83%) CCNA
10 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
11 5 (3.45%) MCP
11 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.45%) CCSE
12 4 (2.76%) GCIA
12 4 (2.76%) GCIH
12 4 (2.76%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (42.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (24.83%) COBIT
3 26 (17.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 21 (14.48%) PCI DSS
5 8 (5.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (4.83%) SLA
7 1 (0.69%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.14%) Snort
2 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.07%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.69%) vCloud
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) Nessus
2 4 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (39.31%) CheckPoint
2 30 (20.69%) Cisco
3 28 (19.31%) F5
4 25 (17.24%) Juniper
5 21 (14.48%) Splunk
6 19 (13.10%) Microsoft
7 11 (7.59%) Symantec
8 9 (6.21%) Websense
8 9 (6.21%) Sourcefire
9 6 (4.14%) Blue Coat
9 6 (4.14%) Infoblox
10 5 (3.45%) CA
10 5 (3.45%) McAfee
10 5 (3.45%) HP
11 4 (2.76%) Clearswift
11 4 (2.76%) VMware
11 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.76%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.76%) Kaspersky
12 3 (2.07%) Riverbed
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