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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 840 835 806
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 62 49 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.045% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.047% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 50 33 83
Average salary £55,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Top 25 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 27 November 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 -19 59 £55,000 +13.40% 1
London +6 34 £55,000 +13.40%
South East -10 13 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Hampshire - 8 £55,000 -
North West - 7 £47,500 -
Manchester - 7 £47,500 -
City of London +21 6 £52,500 +8.24%
Berkshire +10 4 £67,500 +22.72% 1
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Reading +1 3 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Scotland -4 2 - -
Edinburgh -6 2 - -
Cheltenham -7 2 £47,500 +11.76%
West Midlands -8 2 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire -14 2 £47,500 +11.76%
South West -15 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Oxfordshire - 2 £70,000 -
Havant - 2 £52,900 -
Coventry -12 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham -16 1 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £40,500 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £40,500 -
South Wales - 1 £40,500 -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 80 (59.26%) Information Security
2 64 (47.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (42.22%) CISSP
4 54 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 54 (40.00%) ITIL
4 54 (40.00%) Firewall
5 53 (39.26%) Windows
6 50 (37.04%) Management Information System
7 42 (31.11%) TCP/IP
8 41 (30.37%) Degree
9 40 (29.63%) Security Management
10 35 (25.93%) CISM
11 34 (25.19%) COBIT
12 33 (24.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 31 (22.96%) Incident Management
14 30 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
15 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 29 (21.48%) Law
16 27 (20.00%) Linux
16 27 (20.00%) Network Security
17 26 (19.26%) F5
17 26 (19.26%) CISA
17 26 (19.26%) Information Security Management
18 24 (17.78%) Security Testing
18 24 (17.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
18 24 (17.78%) Cisco
19 23 (17.04%) UNIX
20 22 (16.30%) Juniper
20 22 (16.30%) Computer Science

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.96%) Apache
1 4 (2.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (40.00%) Firewall
2 42 (31.11%) TCP/IP
3 27 (20.00%) Network Security
4 20 (14.81%) VPN
5 17 (12.59%) Wireless
6 15 (11.11%) DNS
7 14 (10.37%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (9.63%) Internet
9 11 (8.15%) LAN
10 10 (7.41%) WAN
11 9 (6.67%) SSL
12 8 (5.93%) DHCP
13 6 (4.44%) WLAN
14 5 (3.70%) DMZ
14 5 (3.70%) VLAN
15 4 (2.96%) SSH
15 4 (2.96%) OSPF
15 4 (2.96%) EIGRP
15 4 (2.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 3 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) MySQL
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
General
1 29 (21.48%) Law
2 17 (12.59%) Finance
3 6 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.70%) Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Military
5 4 (2.96%) Electronics
6 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 2 (1.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) XML
1 1 (0.74%) JSON
1 1 (0.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 50 (37.04%) Management Information System
2 22 (16.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.22%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.48%) SCADA
4 2 (1.48%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.48%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 53 (39.26%) Windows
2 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (21.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (20.00%) Linux
4 23 (17.04%) UNIX
5 12 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.19%) Solaris
7 3 (2.22%) Android
7 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (59.26%) Information Security
2 54 (40.00%) ITIL
3 40 (29.63%) Security Management
4 33 (24.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 31 (22.96%) Incident Management
6 30 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
7 26 (19.26%) Information Security Management
8 24 (17.78%) Security Testing
9 21 (15.56%) Data Analysis
10 18 (13.33%) Data Protection
11 16 (11.85%) Service Management
11 16 (11.85%) SIEM
12 13 (9.63%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.63%) Risk Management
13 10 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (6.67%) Cyber Security
15 8 (5.93%) ISMS
15 8 (5.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.41%) Python
2 5 (3.70%) Java
3 4 (2.96%) C#
3 4 (2.96%) C++
3 4 (2.96%) PHP
4 2 (1.48%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.74%) SQL
5 1 (0.74%) Ruby
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (42.22%) CISSP
2 41 (30.37%) Degree
3 35 (25.93%) CISM
4 26 (19.26%) CISA
5 11 (8.15%) CEH
5 11 (8.15%) GIAC
6 10 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (4.44%) ISSAP
9 6 (4.44%) ISSMP
10 5 (3.70%) CCSE
10 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (3.70%) CCNP
10 5 (3.70%) CCNA
11 4 (2.96%) MCP
11 4 (2.96%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (2.96%) RHCSA
12 3 (2.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (47.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (25.19%) COBIT
3 24 (17.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 19 (14.07%) PCI DSS
5 9 (6.67%) SLA
6 6 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.48%) COSO
8 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) Snort
2 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.74%) vCloud
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) Nessus
2 4 (2.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.48%) SCCM
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 26 (19.26%) F5
3 24 (17.78%) Cisco
4 22 (16.30%) Juniper
5 17 (12.59%) Splunk
6 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
7 10 (7.41%) Symantec
8 8 (5.93%) Websense
9 5 (3.70%) CA
9 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.96%) Clearswift
10 4 (2.96%) VMware
10 4 (2.96%) McAfee
10 4 (2.96%) Infoblox
10 4 (2.96%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.96%) Kaspersky
10 4 (2.96%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.22%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.22%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.22%) HP
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