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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 820 837 860
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 80 73 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.064% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.067% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 68 67 23
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,600 £39,400
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%

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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 2015. 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 +21 72 £56,250 +2.27% 12
London +10 28 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South East +3 16 £52,500 -9.48% 1
South West +2 10 £47,500 -7.31% 2
West Midlands - 10 £48,719 - 1
Glasgow +4 8 £42,750 -0.58%
Scotland -3 8 £42,750 -0.58% 1
East of England - 8 £47,500 -
City of London +24 7 £70,000 - 2
Hampshire +10 7 £48,750 -15.94%
Gloucestershire -14 7 £45,000 -12.19% 1
Essex - 6 £47,500 -
Shropshire - 6 £37,438 -
Telford - 6 £37,438 -
Cheltenham -5 4 £45,000 -12.19%
Middlesex - 4 £52,500 -
Gloucester - 3 £50,000 - 1
Southampton - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +9 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Reading -4 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Havant -16 2 £61,323 +5.72%
Dorset - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Weymouth - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £56,250 -
Surrey - 2 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Banbury - 1 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £60,000 - 1

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 108 (68.35%) Information Security
2 64 (40.51%) SIEM
3 59 (37.34%) CISSP
4 51 (32.28%) Firewall
5 49 (31.01%) Incident Management
6 48 (30.38%) Finance
7 43 (27.22%) Management Information System
8 40 (25.32%) Cyber Security
9 36 (22.78%) Vulnerability Management
9 36 (22.78%) Windows
10 34 (21.52%) ITIL
11 32 (20.25%) Internet
11 32 (20.25%) TCP/IP
11 32 (20.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 30 (18.99%) CISM
13 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (16.46%) Intrusion Detection
14 26 (16.46%) Penetration Testing
14 26 (16.46%) Degree
14 26 (16.46%) Security Management
15 24 (15.19%) Security Cleared
16 23 (14.56%) Banking
16 23 (14.56%) VPN
17 22 (13.92%) UNIX
18 21 (13.29%) Information Security Management
18 21 (13.29%) PCI DSS
19 20 (12.66%) Active Directory
20 19 (12.03%) Linux
20 19 (12.03%) Computer Science
21 18 (11.39%) Risk Management

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) GNU Octave
2 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 51 (32.28%) Firewall
2 32 (20.25%) Internet
2 32 (20.25%) TCP/IP
3 26 (16.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (14.56%) VPN
5 17 (10.76%) Network Security
6 6 (3.80%) HTTP
7 4 (2.53%) DNS
8 3 (1.90%) SSL
8 3 (1.90%) SMTP
8 3 (1.90%) LAN
8 3 (1.90%) WAN
8 3 (1.90%) LDAP
9 2 (1.27%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.27%) VLAN
9 2 (1.27%) LTE
9 2 (1.27%) Wireless
9 2 (1.27%) IPsec
10 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.16%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.53%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.90%) HBase
3 3 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
General
1 48 (30.38%) Finance
2 23 (14.56%) Banking
3 18 (11.39%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.96%) Retail
5 10 (6.33%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.16%) Legal
7 4 (2.53%) Marketing
8 3 (1.90%) Electronics
8 3 (1.90%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.63%) Military
10 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.90%) .NET
1 3 (1.90%) Web Services
1 3 (1.90%) XML
1 3 (1.90%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.22%) Management Information System
2 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (12.03%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.33%) Mobile Banking
4 10 (6.33%) Online Banking
4 10 (6.33%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.06%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.53%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.53%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.53%) Economics
7 3 (1.90%) SecurID
7 3 (1.90%) Statistics
8 2 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.27%) RMADS
8 2 (1.27%) CESG
8 2 (1.27%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.78%) Windows
2 22 (13.92%) UNIX
3 19 (12.03%) Linux
4 11 (6.96%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) VMS
5 1 (0.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (68.35%) Information Security
2 64 (40.51%) SIEM
3 49 (31.01%) Incident Management
4 40 (25.32%) Cyber Security
5 36 (22.78%) Vulnerability Management
6 34 (21.52%) ITIL
7 26 (16.46%) Penetration Testing
7 26 (16.46%) Security Management
8 21 (13.29%) Information Security Management
9 18 (11.39%) Risk Management
10 17 (10.76%) Mentoring
11 15 (9.49%) Service Delivery
11 15 (9.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 13 (8.23%) Malware Analysis
13 12 (7.59%) SDLC
13 12 (7.59%) Analytics
14 11 (6.96%) Data Protection
14 11 (6.96%) Reverse Engineering
15 9 (5.70%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (5.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.13%) Python
2 13 (8.23%) SQL
3 12 (7.59%) Perl
4 9 (5.70%) PHP
5 8 (5.06%) Java
6 7 (4.43%) C
7 6 (3.80%) Ruby
8 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.90%) R
9 3 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.27%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 59 (37.34%) CISSP
2 30 (18.99%) CISM
3 26 (16.46%) Degree
4 24 (15.19%) Security Cleared
5 17 (10.76%) CISA
6 16 (10.13%) DV Cleared
7 14 (8.86%) CEH
8 12 (7.59%) SC Cleared
9 10 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (4.43%) CCNP
12 5 (3.16%) GIAC
13 4 (2.53%) CRISC
14 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (1.90%) CISMP
14 3 (1.90%) CSSLP
15 1 (0.63%) CCSP
15 1 (0.63%) CCNA
15 1 (0.63%) ACCA
15 1 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (13.29%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.33%) SLA
4 9 (5.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (3.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) Snort
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) Nessus
2 2 (1.27%) OpenView
3 1 (0.63%) Nmap
3 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.63%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (8.23%) Cisco
2 12 (7.59%) Qualys
3 9 (5.70%) Juniper
4 7 (4.43%) McAfee
5 6 (3.80%) F5
5 6 (3.80%) Splunk
5 6 (3.80%) Fortinet
5 6 (3.80%) Sourcefire
5 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.80%) Symantec
6 5 (3.16%) Websense
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle
6 5 (3.16%) ArcSight
6 5 (3.16%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (1.90%) Remedy
8 2 (1.27%) Tripwire
8 2 (1.27%) VMware
8 2 (1.27%) SAP
8 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.27%) BMC
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
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