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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 771 861 882
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 119 102 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.094% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.097% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 104 88 91
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,464
10% offered a salary of more than £90,250 £65,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.18% -4.50%

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +77 117 £65,000 +23.80% 12
London +67 41 £75,000 +25.00% 6
South East +68 28 £70,000 +33.33% 5
South West 0 17 £55,000 +22.22%
Wiltshire - 15 £55,000 -
East of England +30 14 £48,750 +2.63%
Oxfordshire - 12 £100,000 - 2
Berkshire +43 11 £60,000 - 3
Banbury - 11 £100,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +27 10 £50,000 -11.11%
Watford +13 10 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -25 10 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Windsor - 8 £60,000 - 1
Coventry -2 5 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £65,000 -
City of London +45 4 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Kent - 4 £70,000 -
Leeds - 3 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £47,000 -
Swindon - 3 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £47,000 -
Scotland +14 2 £45,000 +1.69%
Shropshire -11 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £65,000 -
North West - 2 - -
Halifax - 2 £50,000 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Reading +28 1 £53,000 -11.66% 1
Surrey +15 1 £48,000 -12.72%

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 127 (51.42%) Information Security
2 108 (43.72%) CISSP
3 84 (34.01%) Penetration Testing
4 79 (31.98%) Firewall
5 77 (31.17%) Cybersecurity
6 74 (29.96%) Finance
7 69 (27.94%) Linux
8 64 (25.91%) Windows
9 63 (25.51%) SIEM
10 61 (24.70%) Nessus
11 59 (23.89%) Vulnerability Management
12 56 (22.67%) Python
13 49 (19.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 48 (19.43%) Security Operations
15 47 (19.03%) Cisco
16 46 (18.62%) CISM
17 43 (17.41%) CEH
18 41 (16.60%) CISA
18 41 (16.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 40 (16.19%) Management Information System
19 40 (16.19%) Ethical Hacking
19 40 (16.19%) Security Architecture
20 39 (15.79%) Degree
21 38 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
22 37 (14.98%) Network Security
22 37 (14.98%) PCI DSS
23 36 (14.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 33 (13.36%) TCP/IP
25 31 (12.55%) Active Directory
25 31 (12.55%) Risk Management

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 8 (3.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.43%) MS Office
2 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.02%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.81%) IaaS
3 2 (0.81%) PaaS
3 2 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (31.98%) Firewall
2 37 (14.98%) Network Security
3 33 (13.36%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (5.26%) Broadband
5 13 (5.26%) LTE
6 10 (4.05%) DNS
6 10 (4.05%) HTTP
7 8 (3.24%) SMTP
8 5 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.02%) Wireshark
9 4 (1.62%) LAN
9 4 (1.62%) SSL
9 4 (1.62%) WAN
10 3 (1.21%) Internet
10 3 (1.21%) NetScreen
11 2 (0.81%) SCCP
12 1 (0.40%) LDAP
12 1 (0.40%) tcpdump
12 1 (0.40%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.81%) Big Data
2 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (8.91%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.81%) AppScan
General
1 74 (29.96%) Finance
2 28 (11.34%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.67%) Legal
4 11 (4.45%) Retail
5 6 (2.43%) Banking
6 4 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.62%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.62%) Law
7 3 (1.21%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.19%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.88%) PKI
3 15 (6.07%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.26%) Fintech
5 12 (4.86%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.02%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.62%) Shadow IT
10 3 (1.21%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.21%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.21%) Xbox
11 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (27.94%) Linux
2 64 (25.91%) Windows
3 22 (8.91%) VxWorks
4 17 (6.88%) Unix
5 9 (3.64%) Solaris
5 9 (3.64%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.81%) AIX
7 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (51.42%) Information Security
2 84 (34.01%) Penetration Testing
3 77 (31.17%) Cybersecurity
4 63 (25.51%) SIEM
5 59 (23.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 48 (19.43%) Security Operations
7 41 (16.60%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 40 (16.19%) Ethical Hacking
8 40 (16.19%) Security Architecture
9 38 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
10 36 (14.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 31 (12.55%) Risk Management
12 29 (11.74%) Network Architecture
13 25 (10.12%) ITIL
13 25 (10.12%) Source Code Analysis
14 23 (9.31%) OWASP
15 20 (8.10%) Data Protection
16 18 (7.29%) Risk Analysis
17 17 (6.88%) E-Commerce
18 16 (6.48%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.67%) Python
2 27 (10.93%) C
3 24 (9.72%) Java
4 22 (8.91%) C++
5 17 (6.88%) Ruby
6 12 (4.86%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.45%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.24%) Perl
9 7 (2.83%) PHP
10 4 (1.62%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.62%) SQL
11 3 (1.21%) VB
12 2 (0.81%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 108 (43.72%) CISSP
2 46 (18.62%) CISM
3 43 (17.41%) CEH
4 41 (16.60%) CISA
5 39 (15.79%) Degree
6 26 (10.53%) SANS
7 25 (10.12%) Security Cleared
8 19 (7.69%) GIAC
9 17 (6.88%) DV Cleared
10 13 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (5.26%) SSCP
11 9 (3.64%) GSEC
12 7 (2.83%) CCNA
13 6 (2.43%) CCNP
13 6 (2.43%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (2.43%) CLAS
13 6 (2.43%) CRISC
14 5 (2.02%) CompTIA Security+
14 5 (2.02%) Security+ Certification
15 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (19.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (14.98%) PCI DSS
3 14 (5.67%) ISO27002
4 9 (3.64%) ISO22301
5 8 (3.24%) ISO27005
6 4 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.21%) COBIT
7 3 (1.21%) GPG13
7 3 (1.21%) QA
8 2 (0.81%) SLA
9 1 (0.40%) FISMA
9 1 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.40%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 31 (12.55%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.29%) Snort
3 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 61 (24.70%) Nessus
2 22 (8.91%) Nmap
3 16 (6.48%) Nexpose
4 14 (5.67%) SCCM
5 11 (4.45%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (4.45%) Puppet
5 11 (4.45%) QRadar
6 4 (1.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.21%) Proventia
7 3 (1.21%) RSA enVision
8 2 (0.81%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.81%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.81%) WSUS
9 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 47 (19.03%) Cisco
2 25 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.91%) Intel Security
3 22 (8.91%) Qualys
4 20 (8.10%) Palo Alto
5 16 (6.48%) Sophos
6 15 (6.07%) Splunk
7 13 (5.26%) LogRhythm
8 12 (4.86%) ArcSight
9 11 (4.45%) CheckPoint
10 10 (4.05%) Forcepoint
11 9 (3.64%) Symantec
12 8 (3.24%) Dell
12 8 (3.24%) F5
12 8 (3.24%) Imperva
12 8 (3.24%) Rapid7
12 8 (3.24%) ScanSafe
13 7 (2.83%) Cyber-Ark
13 7 (2.83%) HP
14 6 (2.43%) IBM
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + up to 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £47k - 52k per year + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Banbury
aap3
Salary: £80000 - £120000.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 15 days ago