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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 750 860 907
Rank change year-on-year
+110 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 127 98 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.092% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.096% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 106 73 58
Median salary £65,000 £53,879 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.64% +2.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,000 £44,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £53,189 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.97%

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
87588 102541 110850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.54% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 72774 85459 91721
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +101 123 £65,000 +18.18% 6
London +91 54 £67,500 +12.50% 2
South East +52 21 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +63 12 £63,750 +13.33%
East of England +12 12 £50,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 11 £50,000 - 1
City of London +24 10 £67,500 +14.89%
North West -4 10 £40,000 -50.00% 1
Manchester -18 10 £40,000 -50.00% 1
Watford - 10 £50,000 -
South West +7 9 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -7 9 £47,500 -15.17% 1
Windsor - 9 £67,500 -
Oxfordshire - 9 £100,000 - 1
Banbury - 8 £100,000 -
Wiltshire - 8 £57,500 -
Coventry +4 6 £47,500 -15.17% 1
West Yorkshire +39 4 £62,500 +21.95%
Leeds +21 4 £62,500 +21.95%
Yorkshire +20 4 £62,500 +21.95%
East Midlands +6 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Nottinghamshire +1 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Nottingham -1 4 £55,000 -8.33%
Swindon - 3 £60,000 -
Solihull - 3 £60,000 -
Scotland +26 2 £45,000 +5.26% 3
Glasgow +22 2 £45,000 +5.26%
Reading +35 1 £53,000 -5.77%
Bristol +11 1 £75,000 +30.43%
Norfolk - 1 - -

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 131 (52.19%) Information Security
2 127 (50.60%) CISSP
3 80 (31.87%) PCI DSS
4 77 (30.68%) SIEM
5 73 (29.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 73 (29.08%) Penetration Testing
5 73 (29.08%) Linux
6 72 (28.69%) Cybersecurity
7 64 (25.50%) Finance
8 60 (23.90%) Firewall
9 59 (23.51%) Vulnerability Management
10 55 (21.91%) Windows
11 52 (20.72%) CISM
12 49 (19.52%) Nessus
12 49 (19.52%) Security Operations
13 46 (18.33%) Degree
14 44 (17.53%) Management Information System
15 42 (16.73%) CISA
15 42 (16.73%) Java
15 42 (16.73%) CEH
16 41 (16.33%) Python
16 41 (16.33%) Active Directory
17 39 (15.54%) Risk Assessment
18 37 (14.74%) Risk Management
19 35 (13.94%) Network Security
20 34 (13.55%) Ethical Hacking
20 34 (13.55%) Security Architecture
21 33 (13.15%) Microsoft
22 32 (12.75%) Cisco
22 32 (12.75%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 9 (3.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.79%) IaaS
2 7 (2.79%) PaaS
3 5 (1.99%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (23.90%) Firewall
2 35 (13.94%) Network Security
3 17 (6.77%) TCP/IP
4 15 (5.98%) Broadband
4 15 (5.98%) LTE
5 14 (5.58%) LDAP
6 10 (3.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.79%) HTTP
8 5 (1.99%) DNS
9 3 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.20%) LAN
9 3 (1.20%) SSL
9 3 (1.20%) WAN
10 2 (0.80%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.80%) Internet
11 1 (0.40%) NetScreen
11 1 (0.40%) SMTP
11 1 (0.40%) VPN
11 1 (0.40%) Wireless
11 1 (0.40%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.39%) Big Data
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (8.37%) Metasploit
General
1 64 (25.50%) Finance
2 21 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.57%) Retail
4 9 (3.59%) Legal
5 4 (1.59%) Law
6 3 (1.20%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.40%) Military
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.58%) SailPoint
1 14 (5.58%) Web Services
1 14 (5.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.53%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.17%) PKI
3 17 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.98%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (5.58%) Fintech
6 11 (4.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (3.19%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.79%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.99%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (1.59%) BYOD
10 4 (1.59%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.20%) Shadow IT
11 3 (1.20%) Xbox
12 2 (0.80%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.80%) Physics
13 1 (0.40%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 73 (29.08%) Linux
2 55 (21.91%) Windows
3 21 (8.37%) VxWorks
4 10 (3.98%) Unix
5 5 (1.99%) Solaris
6 4 (1.59%) AIX
6 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (52.19%) Information Security
2 77 (30.68%) SIEM
3 73 (29.08%) Penetration Testing
4 72 (28.69%) Cybersecurity
5 59 (23.51%) Vulnerability Management
6 49 (19.52%) Security Operations
7 39 (15.54%) Risk Assessment
8 37 (14.74%) Risk Management
9 34 (13.55%) Ethical Hacking
9 34 (13.55%) Security Architecture
10 32 (12.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 29 (11.55%) ITIL
12 28 (11.16%) OWASP
13 27 (10.76%) Data Loss Prevention
14 26 (10.36%) Network Architecture
14 26 (10.36%) Risk Analysis
15 25 (9.96%) Data Protection
15 25 (9.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 21 (8.37%) Identity Access Management
16 21 (8.37%) Source Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.73%) Java
2 41 (16.33%) Python
3 22 (8.76%) C
4 21 (8.37%) C++
5 17 (6.77%) SQL
6 14 (5.58%) BeanShell
7 12 (4.78%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.19%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.79%) Ruby
9 7 (2.79%) Scala
10 3 (1.20%) VB
11 2 (0.80%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.40%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 127 (50.60%) CISSP
2 52 (20.72%) CISM
3 46 (18.33%) Degree
4 42 (16.73%) CEH
4 42 (16.73%) CISA
5 27 (10.76%) SANS
6 24 (9.56%) Security Cleared
7 20 (7.97%) GIAC
8 19 (7.57%) DV Cleared
9 13 (5.18%) SSCP
10 10 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (3.98%) CISMP
10 10 (3.98%) GSEC
11 7 (2.79%) CRISC
11 7 (2.79%) GCIA
11 7 (2.79%) GCIH
12 5 (1.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (1.99%) CREST Certified
12 5 (1.99%) GREM
13 4 (1.59%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (31.87%) PCI DSS
2 73 (29.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (7.97%) ISO27002
4 18 (7.17%) ISO22301
4 18 (7.17%) ISO27005
5 3 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.80%) COBIT
6 2 (0.80%) FISMA
6 2 (0.80%) QA
6 2 (0.80%) SLA
7 1 (0.40%) GPG13
System Software
1 41 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 49 (19.52%) Nessus
2 21 (8.37%) Nmap
3 15 (5.98%) Nexpose
4 11 (4.38%) SCCM
5 7 (2.79%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.79%) Puppet
6 5 (1.99%) QRadar
7 3 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.20%) Proventia
8 1 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.40%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.40%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 33 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.75%) Cisco
3 16 (6.37%) Sophos
4 13 (5.18%) Qualys
5 12 (4.78%) Palo Alto
6 11 (4.38%) Intel Security
7 10 (3.98%) LogRhythm
8 9 (3.59%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.19%) CA Agile Central
9 8 (3.19%) F5
9 8 (3.19%) Oracle
9 8 (3.19%) ScanSafe
10 7 (2.79%) Dell
10 7 (2.79%) Forcepoint
10 7 (2.79%) Imperva
11 6 (2.39%) Rapid7
12 5 (1.99%) ArcSight
12 5 (1.99%) Clearswift
13 4 (1.59%) Splunk
14 3 (1.20%) Citrix
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