The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 786 885 918
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 128 97 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.088% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.092% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 107 84 68
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £43,850
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

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 25 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +80 123 £65,000 +18.18% 11
London +92 57 £70,000 +16.66% 4
South East +23 19 £70,000 +33.33% 2
East of England +34 14 £47,500 - 2
West Midlands -3 12 £47,500 +26.87% 2
South West 0 11 £55,000 +22.22% 1
City of London +70 8 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Wiltshire +18 8 £55,000 +18.27% 1
Oxfordshire -6 8 £78,750 +43.18% 1
Watford +29 7 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Hertfordshire +22 7 £50,000 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 -
Coventry +4 5 £47,500 - 1
Halifax - 5 £50,000 -
Kent - 5 £70,000 -
Berkshire +14 4 £57,500 - 1
Banbury +7 4 £85,000 +54.54% 1
Scotland +4 4 £45,000 +7.14%
Cambridge - 4 £47,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £47,000 -
Swindon +13 3 £65,000 +39.78%
Glasgow -4 3 £47,000 +11.90%
Manchester - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Luton - 3 - - 1
North West - 3 - -
Surrey +33 2 £51,500 -6.36%
Gloucestershire -16 2 £42,750 -5.00%
Shropshire -18 2 - -

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Senior Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 136 (56.90%) Information Security
2 103 (43.10%) CISSP
3 84 (35.15%) Firewall
4 78 (32.64%) Penetration Testing
5 76 (31.80%) Finance
6 75 (31.38%) SIEM
7 71 (29.71%) Cybersecurity
8 59 (24.69%) Linux
9 58 (24.27%) Security Operations
10 56 (23.43%) Windows
10 56 (23.43%) CISM
10 56 (23.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 51 (21.34%) Python
12 48 (20.08%) Cisco
13 47 (19.67%) Vulnerability Management
14 45 (18.83%) Nessus
15 43 (17.99%) Security Architecture
16 39 (16.32%) Risk Management
17 38 (15.90%) Degree
18 37 (15.48%) CEH
18 37 (15.48%) Risk Assessment
19 36 (15.06%) Management Information System
19 36 (15.06%) TCP/IP
19 36 (15.06%) Network Security
20 35 (14.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 34 (14.23%) Ethical Hacking
22 33 (13.81%) ITIL
23 31 (12.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 31 (12.97%) PCI DSS
24 30 (12.55%) SANS

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (2.93%) MS Office
2 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.09%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 84 (35.15%) Firewall
2 36 (15.06%) Network Security
2 36 (15.06%) TCP/IP
3 26 (10.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (5.86%) DNS
5 13 (5.44%) HTTP
6 11 (4.60%) SMTP
7 10 (4.18%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.09%) LAN
8 5 (2.09%) WAN
9 4 (1.67%) Broadband
9 4 (1.67%) LTE
9 4 (1.67%) SSL
10 3 (1.26%) Internet
10 3 (1.26%) NetScreen
10 3 (1.26%) VPN
10 3 (1.26%) Wireless
11 2 (0.84%) SCCP
11 2 (0.84%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.84%) Big Data
2 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.44%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.84%) AppScan
General
1 76 (31.80%) Finance
2 22 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.11%) Legal
4 12 (5.02%) Retail
5 7 (2.93%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.93%) Law
6 6 (2.51%) Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.42%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.09%) Web Services
2 2 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.06%) Management Information System
2 24 (10.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 16 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.86%) PKI
5 12 (5.02%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (5.02%) Fintech
6 11 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (4.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 8 (3.35%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.67%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.67%) Shadow IT
11 3 (1.26%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.26%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 59 (24.69%) Linux
2 56 (23.43%) Windows
3 23 (9.62%) Unix
4 13 (5.44%) Solaris
4 13 (5.44%) VxWorks
5 9 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.84%) AIX
7 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (56.90%) Information Security
2 78 (32.64%) Penetration Testing
3 75 (31.38%) SIEM
4 71 (29.71%) Cybersecurity
5 58 (24.27%) Security Operations
6 47 (19.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 43 (17.99%) Security Architecture
8 39 (16.32%) Risk Management
9 37 (15.48%) Risk Assessment
10 35 (14.64%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 34 (14.23%) Ethical Hacking
12 33 (13.81%) ITIL
13 31 (12.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 23 (9.62%) Data Protection
15 20 (8.37%) Network Architecture
16 19 (7.95%) Malware Analysis
17 17 (7.11%) Source Code Analysis
18 16 (6.69%) TOGAF
19 15 (6.28%) Incident Management
20 13 (5.44%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.34%) Python
2 22 (9.21%) C
3 20 (8.37%) Ruby
4 15 (6.28%) Java
5 14 (5.86%) Perl
6 13 (5.44%) C++
7 11 (4.60%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.18%) PHP
9 9 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.35%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.67%) SQL
12 3 (1.26%) VB
13 2 (0.84%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 103 (43.10%) CISSP
2 56 (23.43%) CISM
3 38 (15.90%) Degree
4 37 (15.48%) CEH
5 30 (12.55%) CISA
5 30 (12.55%) SANS
6 20 (8.37%) GIAC
7 19 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (7.11%) Security Cleared
9 14 (5.86%) CCNA
10 11 (4.60%) SSCP
11 9 (3.77%) CCNP
11 9 (3.77%) CompTIA Security+
11 9 (3.77%) Security+ Certification
12 8 (3.35%) CRISC
12 8 (3.35%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.35%) MCSE
12 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.51%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (2.51%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (23.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (12.97%) PCI DSS
3 20 (8.37%) ISO27002
4 8 (3.35%) ISO22301
5 7 (2.93%) ISO27005
6 4 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.26%) COBIT
7 3 (1.26%) GPG13
7 3 (1.26%) QA
7 3 (1.26%) SLA
8 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.42%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 28 (11.72%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.37%) Snort
3 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.84%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (18.83%) Nessus
2 16 (6.69%) QRadar
3 13 (5.44%) Nmap
4 11 (4.60%) Puppet
5 10 (4.18%) Nexpose
6 8 (3.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (2.93%) SCCM
8 5 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (1.26%) Proventia
10 3 (1.26%) RSA enVision
11 2 (0.84%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.84%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.84%) WSUS
12 1 (0.42%) MIIS
12 1 (0.42%) Nagios
12 1 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 48 (20.08%) Cisco
2 22 (9.21%) ArcSight
2 22 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.79%) Qualys
3 21 (8.79%) Splunk
4 18 (7.53%) Intel Security
5 17 (7.11%) Palo Alto
6 13 (5.44%) Sophos
6 13 (5.44%) Symantec
7 12 (5.02%) CheckPoint
7 12 (5.02%) IBM
8 11 (4.60%) HP
9 10 (4.18%) F5
9 10 (4.18%) LogRhythm
10 8 (3.35%) Rapid7
10 8 (3.35%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.35%) ScanSafe
10 8 (3.35%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.93%) Cyber-Ark
12 6 (2.51%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £62,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TK Maxx
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago