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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 806 884 953
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 115 83 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.077% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.080% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 100 70 45
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +8.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,464
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +87 109 £57,500 - 12
London +59 56 £65,000 +8.33% 8
East of England +48 15 £52,500 +87.50% 1
South East +28 14 £57,500 +2.22% 3
City of London +58 12 £62,500 -10.71% 5
South West +9 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Gloucestershire +4 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Cheltenham -3 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Essex - 8 £52,500 -
Surrey +18 7 £55,000 +4.76%
Harlow - 7 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 6 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £52,500 -
Watford - 5 £52,500 -
Scotland -7 4 £47,500 +13.09%
Glasgow -15 4 £47,500 +13.09%
North West - 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +2 3 £75,000 +87.50%
Oxfordshire -6 3 £56,250 +2.27%
Manchester - 3 £52,500 -
Coventry - 3 £52,500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £53,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £45,000 -
Guildford - 2 £55,000 -
Luton - 2 - - 1
Sheffield - 2 £75,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £75,000 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 164 (63.57%) Information Security
2 115 (44.57%) CISSP
3 93 (36.05%) Firewall
4 85 (32.95%) SIEM
5 79 (30.62%) Penetration Testing
6 66 (25.58%) Management Information System
7 61 (23.64%) Windows
7 61 (23.64%) Security Operations
8 59 (22.87%) Cybersecurity
9 57 (22.09%) Intrusion Detection
9 57 (22.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 56 (21.71%) Finance
10 56 (21.71%) CISM
11 50 (19.38%) SANS
12 48 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
13 47 (18.22%) Linux
14 46 (17.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 45 (17.44%) Python
15 45 (17.44%) Risk Management
16 43 (16.67%) CEH
16 43 (16.67%) Nessus
17 42 (16.28%) Degree
18 39 (15.12%) Cisco
19 38 (14.73%) Security Architecture
20 37 (14.34%) Cisco Certification
21 36 (13.95%) GIAC
22 34 (13.18%) Network Security
23 33 (12.79%) PCI DSS
23 33 (12.79%) ArcSight
23 33 (12.79%) Vulnerability 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 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.55%) MS Office
2 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (36.05%) Firewall
2 57 (22.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 34 (13.18%) Network Security
4 25 (9.69%) TCP/IP
5 23 (8.91%) Wireless
6 16 (6.20%) VPN
6 16 (6.20%) Wireshark
7 14 (5.43%) HTTP
8 13 (5.04%) DNS
8 13 (5.04%) LAN
8 13 (5.04%) WAN
9 12 (4.65%) SMTP
10 10 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (3.10%) BIG-IP
11 8 (3.10%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (3.10%) FWSM
11 8 (3.10%) IP Telephony
12 6 (2.33%) Internet
12 6 (2.33%) tcpdump
13 3 (1.16%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.78%) AppScan
3 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.39%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (21.71%) Finance
2 19 (7.36%) Law
2 19 (7.36%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.04%) Retail
4 12 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 11 (4.26%) Legal
6 10 (3.88%) Banking
7 5 (1.94%) Military
8 4 (1.55%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.55%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.16%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 66 (25.58%) Management Information System
2 30 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.36%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (5.04%) AS400
4 13 (5.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 13 (5.04%) Mainframe
5 11 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.26%) Digital Media
6 10 (3.88%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.10%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (2.33%) PKI
9 4 (1.55%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.55%) Fintech
10 3 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.16%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.64%) Windows
2 47 (18.22%) Linux
3 31 (12.02%) Unix
4 12 (4.65%) Solaris
5 10 (3.88%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.55%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.78%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.39%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (63.57%) Information Security
2 85 (32.95%) SIEM
3 79 (30.62%) Penetration Testing
4 61 (23.64%) Security Operations
5 59 (22.87%) Cybersecurity
6 48 (18.60%) Risk Assessment
7 46 (17.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 45 (17.44%) Risk Management
9 38 (14.73%) Security Architecture
10 33 (12.79%) Vulnerability Management
11 32 (12.40%) ITIL
11 32 (12.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 30 (11.63%) Internal Audit
12 30 (11.63%) Mentoring
13 29 (11.24%) Data Protection
14 25 (9.69%) Security Management
15 24 (9.30%) Malware Analysis
16 20 (7.75%) Ethical Hacking
17 18 (6.98%) Problem Management
18 16 (6.20%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.44%) Python
2 22 (8.53%) Perl
3 15 (5.81%) Ruby
4 14 (5.43%) C
5 12 (4.65%) PHP
6 10 (3.88%) C++
6 10 (3.88%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.10%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.10%) SQL
8 7 (2.71%) C#
8 7 (2.71%) Java
9 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 115 (44.57%) CISSP
2 56 (21.71%) CISM
3 50 (19.38%) SANS
4 43 (16.67%) CEH
5 42 (16.28%) Degree
6 37 (14.34%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (13.95%) GIAC
8 25 (9.69%) CCNA
9 22 (8.53%) CISA
10 17 (6.59%) CCNP
11 14 (5.43%) GCIH
11 14 (5.43%) Security Cleared
12 10 (3.88%) MCSE
12 10 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (3.88%) SC Cleared
13 9 (3.49%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (3.49%) Security+ Certification
14 8 (3.10%) CCIE
14 8 (3.10%) CRISC
14 8 (3.10%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (22.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (12.79%) PCI DSS
3 23 (8.91%) ISO27002
4 7 (2.71%) ISO22301
5 5 (1.94%) ISO27005
6 4 (1.55%) SLA
7 3 (1.16%) GPG13
8 2 (0.78%) BS25999
8 2 (0.78%) COBIT
8 2 (0.78%) QA
9 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.39%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 12 (4.65%) Snort
2 7 (2.71%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.78%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.78%) Firmware
4 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 43 (16.67%) Nessus
2 15 (5.81%) QRadar
3 10 (3.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (3.49%) Nagios
5 8 (3.10%) Cacti
5 8 (3.10%) SolarWinds Orion
6 7 (2.71%) Nmap
7 6 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (1.94%) RSA enVision
9 4 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.55%) SCCM
10 3 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (1.16%) Puppet
11 2 (0.78%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.78%) MIIS
11 2 (0.78%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.78%) WebInspect
12 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (15.12%) Cisco
2 33 (12.79%) ArcSight
3 25 (9.69%) Splunk
4 23 (8.91%) IBM
5 20 (7.75%) Intel Security
5 20 (7.75%) VMware
6 18 (6.98%) SolarWinds
7 16 (6.20%) Microsoft
8 14 (5.43%) Qualys
9 13 (5.04%) Symantec
10 11 (4.26%) HP
10 11 (4.26%) Juniper
10 11 (4.26%) LogRhythm
11 10 (3.88%) F5
11 10 (3.88%) Red Hat
12 7 (2.71%) Cyber-Ark
12 7 (2.71%) Forcepoint
12 7 (2.71%) Oracle
12 7 (2.71%) Palo Alto
13 6 (2.33%) CheckPoint
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