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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 845 816 808
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 35 63 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.058% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.062% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 25 42 78
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,550 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,900 £51,177 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.36% +27.94%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Top 21 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 24 December 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 -28 34 £56,250 +12.50% 1
London -34 17 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South East -10 11 £67,500 +31.89%
Hampshire -15 6 £52,900 +3.36%
City of London +7 4 £55,000 +13.40%
Berkshire +6 4 £67,500 +22.72%
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Reading +4 3 £67,500 +58.82%
Havant -1 2 £52,900 +3.36%
West Midlands -20 2 £46,000 -
North West - 2 £39,500 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,000 -
Scotland +11 1 - -
Edinburgh 0 1 - -
Coventry -10 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham -12 1 £42,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £50,000 -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 75 (59.06%) Information Security
2 61 (48.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (42.52%) CISSP
4 53 (41.73%) Windows
5 50 (39.37%) Firewall
6 49 (38.58%) ITIL
6 49 (38.58%) Management Information System
7 47 (37.01%) CheckPoint
8 42 (33.07%) TCP/IP
9 41 (32.28%) Security Management
10 38 (29.92%) Degree
11 34 (26.77%) CISM
12 33 (25.98%) COBIT
13 30 (23.62%) Incident Management
13 30 (23.62%) Kalman Filter
14 29 (22.83%) Law
14 29 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 29 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (22.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 27 (21.26%) Information Security Management
17 25 (19.69%) Network Security
18 24 (18.90%) CISA
18 24 (18.90%) F5
19 23 (18.11%) UNIX
19 23 (18.11%) Linux
19 23 (18.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 23 (18.11%) Security Testing
20 22 (17.32%) VPN
20 22 (17.32%) Computer Science
20 22 (17.32%) PCI DSS

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 50 (39.37%) Firewall
2 42 (33.07%) TCP/IP
3 25 (19.69%) Network Security
4 22 (17.32%) VPN
5 14 (11.02%) DNS
5 14 (11.02%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (10.24%) Wireless
6 13 (10.24%) Internet
7 8 (6.30%) SSL
7 8 (6.30%) LAN
8 7 (5.51%) WAN
9 5 (3.94%) DMZ
9 5 (3.94%) VLAN
10 4 (3.15%) OSPF
10 4 (3.15%) EIGRP
10 4 (3.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (3.15%) DHCP
11 2 (1.57%) WLAN
12 1 (0.79%) SMTP
12 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 29 (22.83%) Law
2 18 (14.17%) Finance
3 9 (7.09%) Banking
4 6 (4.72%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.15%) Military
5 4 (3.15%) Electronics
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.57%) Legal
7 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) XML
1 1 (0.79%) JSON
1 1 (0.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (38.58%) Management Information System
2 22 (17.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.36%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.57%) SCADA
4 2 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.57%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.73%) Windows
2 29 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (18.11%) UNIX
3 23 (18.11%) Linux
4 12 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.15%) Solaris
6 3 (2.36%) Android
6 3 (2.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (59.06%) Information Security
2 49 (38.58%) ITIL
3 41 (32.28%) Security Management
4 30 (23.62%) Incident Management
4 30 (23.62%) Kalman Filter
5 28 (22.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 27 (21.26%) Information Security Management
7 23 (18.11%) Security Testing
8 21 (16.54%) Data Analysis
9 17 (13.39%) Data Protection
10 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
11 13 (10.24%) E-Commerce
11 13 (10.24%) SIEM
12 12 (9.45%) Service Management
13 11 (8.66%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (7.87%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (7.87%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (6.30%) ISMS
15 8 (6.30%) Cyber Security
16 5 (3.94%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.09%) Python
2 5 (3.94%) Java
3 4 (3.15%) PHP
3 4 (3.15%) C#
3 4 (3.15%) C++
4 1 (0.79%) SQL
4 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (42.52%) CISSP
2 38 (29.92%) Degree
3 34 (26.77%) CISM
4 24 (18.90%) CISA
5 11 (8.66%) GIAC
5 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
6 10 (7.87%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.51%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.72%) ISSAP
8 6 (4.72%) ISSMP
9 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.15%) CCNP
10 4 (3.15%) CEH
11 3 (2.36%) SSCP
12 2 (1.57%) GCIA
12 2 (1.57%) GCIH
12 2 (1.57%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.79%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.79%) GPEN
13 1 (0.79%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (48.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (25.98%) COBIT
3 23 (18.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 22 (17.32%) PCI DSS
5 8 (6.30%) SLA
6 7 (5.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.57%) COSO
8 1 (0.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) Snort
2 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.36%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.79%) vCloud
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.30%) Nessus
2 4 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.57%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (37.01%) CheckPoint
2 24 (18.90%) F5
3 20 (15.75%) Juniper
4 19 (14.96%) Cisco
5 17 (13.39%) Splunk
6 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.51%) Symantec
7 7 (5.51%) Websense
8 5 (3.94%) VMware
8 5 (3.94%) CA
9 4 (3.15%) Clearswift
9 4 (3.15%) Infoblox
9 4 (3.15%) Kaspersky
9 4 (3.15%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.36%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (2.36%) McAfee
10 3 (2.36%) HP
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle
11 2 (1.57%) Dell
11 2 (1.57%) IBM
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