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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 820 839 822
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 84 40 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.037% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.039% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 75 29 72
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,482 £42,500 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 +28 81 £55,000 +15.78% 7
London +1 36 £55,000 +15.78%
South East +8 22 £58,000 +25.40% 5
North West - 17 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 16 £58,000 - 1
Manchester - 15 £50,000 -
Havant - 8 £58,000 -
Berkshire +5 6 £67,500 +50.00% 1
City of London -2 6 £52,500 +10.52%
Reading -4 5 £61,250 +36.11% 1
Cheltenham -7 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Gloucestershire -8 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South West -22 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Scotland -3 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Merseyside - 2 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £50,000 -
Glasgow -3 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £45,000 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £40,500 -
Leeds - 1 £35,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £70,000 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £40,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
South Wales - 1 £40,500 -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 90 (60.81%) Information Security
2 68 (45.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (42.57%) CISSP
4 59 (39.86%) ITIL
5 57 (38.51%) Windows
5 57 (38.51%) CheckPoint
6 56 (37.84%) Management Information System
7 55 (37.16%) Firewall
8 48 (32.43%) Degree
9 47 (31.76%) TCP/IP
10 46 (31.08%) Security Management
11 42 (28.38%) CISM
12 40 (27.03%) COBIT
13 36 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 35 (23.65%) Incident Management
15 32 (21.62%) Information Security Management
16 31 (20.95%) Linux
16 31 (20.95%) Security Testing
16 31 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (20.27%) Kalman Filter
18 29 (19.59%) CISA
18 29 (19.59%) Network Security
18 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (18.92%) F5
19 28 (18.92%) Law
19 28 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 28 (18.92%) Cisco
20 26 (17.57%) UNIX
20 26 (17.57%) Computer Science
21 25 (16.89%) Juniper

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (2.70%) Apache
1 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.03%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (37.16%) Firewall
2 47 (31.76%) TCP/IP
3 29 (19.59%) Network Security
4 19 (12.84%) VPN
5 16 (10.81%) Wireless
6 15 (10.14%) DNS
7 12 (8.11%) Internet
7 12 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (6.76%) SSL
8 10 (6.76%) LAN
9 9 (6.08%) WAN
10 8 (5.41%) DHCP
11 5 (3.38%) DMZ
11 5 (3.38%) WLAN
12 4 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (2.70%) SSH
12 4 (2.70%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.70%) VLAN
12 4 (2.70%) OSPF
12 4 (2.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.70%) MySQL
2 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
General
1 28 (18.92%) Law
2 18 (12.16%) Finance
3 8 (5.41%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.70%) Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.35%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.35%) Electronics
6 2 (1.35%) Publishing
6 2 (1.35%) Military
6 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) Web Services
1 1 (0.68%) XML
1 1 (0.68%) .NET
1 1 (0.68%) JSON
1 1 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 56 (37.84%) Management Information System
2 26 (17.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.03%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.03%) PKI
3 3 (2.03%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.35%) SCADA
5 1 (0.68%) NHS
5 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 57 (38.51%) Windows
2 31 (20.95%) Linux
2 31 (20.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (19.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (17.57%) UNIX
5 14 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.08%) Solaris
7 3 (2.03%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.03%) Android
7 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (60.81%) Information Security
2 59 (39.86%) ITIL
3 46 (31.08%) Security Management
4 36 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 35 (23.65%) Incident Management
6 32 (21.62%) Information Security Management
7 31 (20.95%) Security Testing
8 30 (20.27%) Kalman Filter
9 19 (12.84%) Data Protection
9 19 (12.84%) Data Analysis
10 16 (10.81%) SIEM
10 16 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (10.14%) Service Management
11 15 (10.14%) E-Commerce
12 13 (8.78%) Risk Management
12 13 (8.78%) Risk Assessment
13 11 (7.43%) Mentoring
13 11 (7.43%) Coaching
14 9 (6.08%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (6.08%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.73%) Python
2 4 (2.70%) Java
3 3 (2.03%) PHP
4 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.35%) Ruby
4 2 (1.35%) Perl
4 2 (1.35%) C#
4 2 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (42.57%) CISSP
2 48 (32.43%) Degree
3 42 (28.38%) CISM
4 29 (19.59%) CISA
5 12 (8.11%) CEH
6 11 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (6.76%) GIAC
8 8 (5.41%) ISSAP
8 8 (5.41%) ISSMP
8 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
9 7 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.05%) CCNP
11 5 (3.38%) CCNA
11 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.38%) MCP
11 5 (3.38%) CCSE
12 4 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (2.03%) GCIA
13 3 (2.03%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (45.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (27.03%) COBIT
3 28 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 23 (15.54%) PCI DSS
5 11 (7.43%) SLA
6 8 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.35%) COSO
8 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.08%) Snort
2 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.03%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.68%) vSphere
4 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (5.41%) Nessus
2 4 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.68%) WSUS
4 1 (0.68%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 57 (38.51%) CheckPoint
2 28 (18.92%) F5
2 28 (18.92%) Cisco
3 25 (16.89%) Juniper
4 18 (12.16%) Splunk
5 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
6 11 (7.43%) Symantec
7 9 (6.08%) Websense
8 6 (4.05%) Blue Coat
8 6 (4.05%) Sourcefire
9 5 (3.38%) HP
9 5 (3.38%) CA
9 5 (3.38%) McAfee
10 4 (2.70%) Infoblox
10 4 (2.70%) Kaspersky
10 4 (2.70%) Fortinet
10 4 (2.70%) VMware
10 4 (2.70%) Clearswift
10 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.03%) Oracle
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Reading
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Cheltenham
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