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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 804 869 923
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 127 96 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.087% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.090% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 107 81 54
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,800
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.89%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
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 £70,000 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +93 123 £65,000 +15.55% 14
London +76 66 £70,000 +16.66% 6
South East +45 21 £70,000 +27.27% 2
East of England +45 16 £50,000 -4.76% 1
City of London +77 13 £62,500 -13.79% 2
Oxfordshire -14 9 £72,500 +31.81% 1
West Midlands -1 8 £45,000 +20.20% 2
Hertfordshire +25 7 £50,000 -13.04%
Watford - 7 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +32 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +15 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South West +5 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Gloucestershire -3 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cheltenham -9 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Halifax - 5 £50,000 - 1
Kent - 5 £70,000 -
Surrey +34 4 £53,750 -2.27%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £47,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £47,000 -
Berkshire +9 3 £58,750 +2.17% 1
Coventry +6 3 £47,500 - 1
Scotland -2 3 £48,250 +14.88%
Banbury -6 3 £85,000 +54.54% 1
Glasgow -21 3 £48,250 +14.88%
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Luton - 3 - - 1
Essex +5 2 £52,500 +10.52%
Harlow +2 2 £52,500 -22.22%
Shropshire -17 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 - 1

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 166 (61.48%) Information Security
2 108 (40.00%) CISSP
3 103 (38.15%) Firewall
4 91 (33.70%) Penetration Testing
5 88 (32.59%) SIEM
6 81 (30.00%) Finance
7 70 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
8 69 (25.56%) Security Operations
8 69 (25.56%) Windows
9 62 (22.96%) CISM
10 57 (21.11%) Linux
11 55 (20.37%) Cisco
11 55 (20.37%) Nessus
11 55 (20.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 53 (19.63%) Python
13 51 (18.89%) Management Information System
14 47 (17.41%) Risk Assessment
14 47 (17.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 45 (16.67%) Risk Management
15 45 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
16 42 (15.56%) CEH
17 40 (14.81%) Security Architecture
17 40 (14.81%) Network Security
17 40 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
18 39 (14.44%) Degree
19 37 (13.70%) Ethical Hacking
20 35 (12.96%) SANS
21 34 (12.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 33 (12.22%) TCP/IP
23 32 (11.85%) Data Protection

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 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.22%) MS Office
2 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.85%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 103 (38.15%) Firewall
2 45 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 40 (14.81%) Network Security
4 33 (12.22%) TCP/IP
5 17 (6.30%) Wireless
6 15 (5.56%) Wireshark
7 14 (5.19%) HTTP
7 14 (5.19%) VPN
8 13 (4.81%) DNS
9 12 (4.44%) SMTP
10 10 (3.70%) LAN
10 10 (3.70%) WAN
11 8 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.22%) tcpdump
13 4 (1.48%) SSL
14 3 (1.11%) Broadband
14 3 (1.11%) DMZ
14 3 (1.11%) Internet
14 3 (1.11%) MPLS
14 3 (1.11%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.37%) Big Data
3 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (4.81%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.74%) AppScan
General
1 81 (30.00%) Finance
2 23 (8.52%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.67%) Law
4 16 (5.93%) Legal
5 15 (5.56%) Retail
6 12 (4.44%) Financial Institution
7 10 (3.70%) Banking
8 4 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.48%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Games
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.11%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.89%) Management Information System
2 26 (9.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 25 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.07%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (4.07%) PKI
5 10 (3.70%) Fintech
6 9 (3.33%) Digital Media
6 9 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 9 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.59%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.22%) AS400
8 6 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (2.22%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.48%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.48%) Shadow IT
11 3 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (1.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.56%) Windows
2 57 (21.11%) Linux
3 31 (11.48%) Unix
4 12 (4.44%) Solaris
4 12 (4.44%) VxWorks
5 11 (4.07%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.74%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (61.48%) Information Security
2 91 (33.70%) Penetration Testing
3 88 (32.59%) SIEM
4 70 (25.93%) Cybersecurity
5 69 (25.56%) Security Operations
6 47 (17.41%) Risk Assessment
6 47 (17.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 45 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 40 (14.81%) Security Architecture
8 40 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
9 37 (13.70%) Ethical Hacking
10 34 (12.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 32 (11.85%) Data Protection
12 31 (11.48%) ITIL
13 25 (9.26%) Internal Audit
14 22 (8.15%) Mentoring
15 20 (7.41%) Malware Analysis
16 18 (6.67%) Problem Management
17 17 (6.30%) Incident Management
18 16 (5.93%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.63%) Python
2 22 (8.15%) C
3 19 (7.04%) Perl
3 19 (7.04%) Ruby
4 14 (5.19%) Java
5 12 (4.44%) C++
5 12 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.07%) PHP
7 9 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.96%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.85%) SQL
10 2 (0.74%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.74%) VB
11 1 (0.37%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 108 (40.00%) CISSP
2 62 (22.96%) CISM
3 42 (15.56%) CEH
4 39 (14.44%) Degree
5 35 (12.96%) SANS
6 27 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (10.00%) GIAC
7 26 (9.63%) CISA
8 19 (7.04%) CCNA
9 18 (6.67%) Security Cleared
10 13 (4.81%) CCNP
11 10 (3.70%) GCIH
11 10 (3.70%) SSCP
12 9 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
12 9 (3.33%) MCSE
12 9 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (2.96%) CRISC
13 8 (2.96%) DV Cleared
14 7 (2.59%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (20.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.19%) ISO27002
3 13 (4.81%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.85%) SLA
5 4 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.11%) COBIT
6 3 (1.11%) GPG13
6 3 (1.11%) QA
7 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.37%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.37%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 23 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.04%) Snort
3 6 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.74%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 55 (20.37%) Nessus
2 16 (5.93%) QRadar
3 14 (5.19%) Nmap
4 9 (3.33%) Nexpose
4 9 (3.33%) Puppet
4 9 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (2.59%) SCCM
6 6 (2.22%) RSA enVision
7 5 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (1.48%) Nagios
9 3 (1.11%) Cacti
9 3 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.74%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.74%) MIIS
10 2 (0.74%) Proventia
10 2 (0.74%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (20.37%) Cisco
2 29 (10.74%) ArcSight
3 24 (8.89%) Splunk
4 20 (7.41%) Intel Security
4 20 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 20 (7.41%) Qualys
5 16 (5.93%) IBM
6 15 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 14 (5.19%) Symantec
8 12 (4.44%) CheckPoint
8 12 (4.44%) F5
8 12 (4.44%) LogRhythm
8 12 (4.44%) SolarWinds
8 12 (4.44%) VMware
9 11 (4.07%) HP
9 11 (4.07%) Sophos
10 9 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.96%) Cyber-Ark
11 8 (2.96%) Oracle
11 8 (2.96%) Rapid7
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