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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 853 832 837
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 25 61 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.059% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.063% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 42
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,400 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +13.33%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Top 22 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 January 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 -39 24 £50,000 - 4
London -29 10 £56,250 +12.50% 2
South East -25 5 £45,000 -12.06% 2
North West -7 4 £39,500 -1.25%
Hampshire -16 4 £45,000 -12.06%
City of London +1 2 £57,500 -14.81%
West Midlands -17 2 £46,000 -
South West - 2 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Havant +3 1 £55,000 +7.47%
Reading 0 1 - - 1
Birmingham -10 1 £42,000 -
East of England -12 1 - -
Coventry -13 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire -13 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £35,000 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (57.58%) Information Security
2 44 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (41.41%) CISSP
4 38 (38.38%) Windows
5 37 (37.37%) Firewall
6 34 (34.34%) ITIL
7 33 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 33 (33.33%) Management Information System
8 29 (29.29%) TCP/IP
9 25 (25.25%) Security Management
10 22 (22.22%) Information Security Management
10 22 (22.22%) Degree
11 21 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (20.20%) Incident Management
12 20 (20.20%) Network Security
12 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (20.20%) Finance
12 20 (20.20%) Law
13 19 (19.19%) PCI DSS
14 18 (18.18%) CISM
14 18 (18.18%) VPN
14 18 (18.18%) UNIX
15 17 (17.17%) Linux
15 17 (17.17%) COBIT
16 16 (16.16%) F5
16 16 (16.16%) Risk Management
17 15 (15.15%) Data Analysis
18 14 (14.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 14 (14.14%) Service Management

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.01%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 37 (37.37%) Firewall
2 29 (29.29%) TCP/IP
3 20 (20.20%) Network Security
4 18 (18.18%) VPN
5 12 (12.12%) Internet
5 12 (12.12%) Wireless
5 12 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (11.11%) DNS
7 7 (7.07%) LAN
8 6 (6.06%) WAN
9 5 (5.05%) VLAN
9 5 (5.05%) SSL
10 4 (4.04%) DHCP
10 4 (4.04%) DMZ
10 4 (4.04%) EIGRP
10 4 (4.04%) OSPF
11 3 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (2.02%) WLAN
13 1 (1.01%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (1.01%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.01%) SAP BI
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
1 20 (20.20%) Law
2 12 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Electronics
3 4 (4.04%) Military
4 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.02%) SCADA
3 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.01%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.01%) PKI
4 1 (1.01%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.38%) Windows
2 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (18.18%) UNIX
4 17 (17.17%) Linux
5 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.04%) Solaris
7 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.02%) Android
8 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.01%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (57.58%) Information Security
2 34 (34.34%) ITIL
3 25 (25.25%) Security Management
4 22 (22.22%) Information Security Management
5 21 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
6 20 (20.20%) Incident Management
7 16 (16.16%) Risk Management
8 15 (15.15%) Data Analysis
9 14 (14.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 14 (14.14%) Service Management
10 12 (12.12%) Data Protection
11 11 (11.11%) SIEM
11 11 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (10.10%) Security Testing
13 9 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
13 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 8 (8.08%) ISMS
15 7 (7.07%) Cyber Security
16 6 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
16 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) Python
2 5 (5.05%) Java
3 4 (4.04%) C#
3 4 (4.04%) C++
4 2 (2.02%) PHP
5 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (41.41%) CISSP
2 22 (22.22%) Degree
3 18 (18.18%) CISM
4 13 (13.13%) CISA
5 11 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.10%) GIAC
6 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.07%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.04%) CCNP
9 4 (4.04%) GCIH
10 3 (3.03%) GCIA
10 3 (3.03%) SSCP
11 2 (2.02%) MCSA
11 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.02%) CEH
11 2 (2.02%) ISSAP
11 2 (2.02%) ISSMP
11 2 (2.02%) BC Cleared
12 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (19.19%) PCI DSS
3 17 (17.17%) COBIT
4 11 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 8 (8.08%) SLA
6 4 (4.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (2.02%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) Snort
2 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.01%) vCloud
5 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) Nessus
2 3 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.02%) SCCM
4 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 16 (16.16%) F5
3 13 (13.13%) Juniper
4 12 (12.12%) Cisco
5 11 (11.11%) Splunk
6 6 (6.06%) Websense
7 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.05%) Symantec
8 4 (4.04%) CA
8 4 (4.04%) VMware
8 4 (4.04%) Infoblox
9 3 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (3.03%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.03%) Kaspersky
9 3 (3.03%) HP
9 3 (3.03%) Clearswift
9 3 (3.03%) Oracle
10 2 (2.02%) McAfee
10 2 (2.02%) Dell
10 2 (2.02%) IBM
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