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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 815 826 815
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 89 35 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.033% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.035% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 83 25 65
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,471 £40,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Security Analyst
Top 28 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 18 September 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 +4 82 £53,750 +19.44% 5
London -11 33 £55,000 +18.91% 3
South East +1 25 £58,000 +28.88% 1
Hampshire - 21 £58,000 - 1
North West - 19 £50,000 -
Manchester - 16 £50,000 -
Havant - 15 £58,000 -
Scotland -15 4 £42,000 -6.66%
Cheltenham -10 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Glasgow -10 3 £42,000 -6.66%
Gloucestershire -10 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West -15 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
City of London -3 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Berkshire -11 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Reading -13 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Kent - 2 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £35,000 - 2
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales - 2 £35,000 - 2
Wales - 2 £35,000 - 2
Edinburgh -14 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Guernsey - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 83 (61.03%) Information Security
2 59 (43.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (41.91%) CISSP
4 53 (38.97%) Windows
5 52 (38.24%) CheckPoint
6 51 (37.50%) Management Information System
7 50 (36.76%) Firewall
8 49 (36.03%) ITIL
9 44 (32.35%) TCP/IP
10 43 (31.62%) Security Management
11 41 (30.15%) CISM
11 41 (30.15%) Degree
12 35 (25.74%) COBIT
13 33 (24.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 30 (22.06%) Incident Management
15 29 (21.32%) Security Testing
15 29 (21.32%) Information Security Management
16 28 (20.59%) Cisco
16 28 (20.59%) Linux
16 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (19.85%) MS Excel
18 26 (19.12%) CISA
18 26 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (19.12%) Kalman Filter
19 25 (18.38%) F5
19 25 (18.38%) Network Security
19 25 (18.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
20 24 (17.65%) UNIX
20 24 (17.65%) Computer Science
21 23 (16.91%) Juniper

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (4.41%) Lync
1 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.94%) Apache
2 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (19.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (36.76%) Firewall
2 44 (32.35%) TCP/IP
3 25 (18.38%) Network Security
4 16 (11.76%) VPN
4 16 (11.76%) DNS
5 15 (11.03%) Wireless
6 11 (8.09%) Internet
6 11 (8.09%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (7.35%) LAN
8 9 (6.62%) WAN
8 9 (6.62%) DHCP
8 9 (6.62%) SSL
9 5 (3.68%) DMZ
9 5 (3.68%) WLAN
10 4 (2.94%) Wireshark
10 4 (2.94%) SSH
10 4 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (2.21%) EIGRP
11 3 (2.21%) HTTPS
11 3 (2.21%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) MySQL
General
1 23 (16.91%) Law
2 13 (9.56%) Finance
3 8 (5.88%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) Publishing
5 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) .NET
1 1 (0.74%) Web Services
1 1 (0.74%) XML
1 1 (0.74%) RESTful
1 1 (0.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 51 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 24 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.41%) PKI
4 3 (2.21%) NHS
4 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.21%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.47%) SCADA
5 2 (1.47%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 53 (38.97%) Windows
2 28 (20.59%) Linux
2 28 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (19.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (17.65%) UNIX
5 13 (9.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (5.15%) Solaris
7 3 (2.21%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.21%) Android
7 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (61.03%) Information Security
2 49 (36.03%) ITIL
3 43 (31.62%) Security Management
4 33 (24.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 30 (22.06%) Incident Management
6 29 (21.32%) Security Testing
6 29 (21.32%) Information Security Management
7 26 (19.12%) Kalman Filter
8 18 (13.24%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (11.76%) Data Protection
10 15 (11.03%) Data Analysis
11 14 (10.29%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (9.56%) SIEM
13 11 (8.09%) E-Commerce
14 9 (6.62%) Ethical Hacking
14 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
14 9 (6.62%) Coaching
15 8 (5.88%) Security Architecture
15 8 (5.88%) ISMS
15 8 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.41%) Python
2 3 (2.21%) Perl
2 3 (2.21%) PHP
3 2 (1.47%) Ruby
3 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (41.91%) CISSP
2 41 (30.15%) CISM
2 41 (30.15%) Degree
3 26 (19.12%) CISA
4 12 (8.82%) CEH
4 12 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.62%) GIAC
6 8 (5.88%) ISSAP
6 8 (5.88%) ISSMP
7 7 (5.15%) CCNP
7 7 (5.15%) CCNA
8 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (3.68%) MCP
9 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.68%) CCSE
10 4 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.94%) GCIA
10 4 (2.94%) GCIH
11 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (43.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (25.74%) COBIT
3 25 (18.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 20 (14.71%) PCI DSS
5 8 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (4.41%) SLA
7 1 (0.74%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.68%) Snort
3 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.74%) vCloud
5 1 (0.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.74%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 6 (4.41%) Nessus
2 4 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.74%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (38.24%) CheckPoint
2 28 (20.59%) Cisco
3 25 (18.38%) F5
4 23 (16.91%) Juniper
5 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
6 19 (13.97%) Splunk
7 11 (8.09%) Symantec
8 9 (6.62%) Sourcefire
9 8 (5.88%) Websense
10 6 (4.41%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.68%) McAfee
11 5 (3.68%) HP
11 5 (3.68%) CA
11 5 (3.68%) Infoblox
12 4 (2.94%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.94%) Kaspersky
12 4 (2.94%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.94%) Clearswift
12 4 (2.94%) VMware
13 3 (2.21%) ArcSight
London
Hays Plc - London Metropolitan University
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: £65k base salary + 20% Bonus + Pens + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
North London
London Metropolitan University
Salary: £39,453 - 45,474 per year
Posted: 23 days ago