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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 831 888 839
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 72 52 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.043% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.046% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 62 52 30
Average salary £55,000 £50,500 £49,487
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,500 £48,237
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +4.69%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +42 59 £55,000 +8.91% 8
South East +19 30 £55,000 +7.47% 5
London +4 20 £58,000 +5.45% 1
Hampshire +16 16 £57,500 +12.35% 1
Scotland +27 13 £45,500 -11.98%
Berkshire +13 11 £55,000 -21.42% 4
Glasgow - 10 £43,750 -
Reading - 8 £53,750 - 3
City of London +29 7 £70,000 +9.80%
Havant +14 6 £57,500 +2.67%
South West - 5 £55,000 - 2
Edinburgh +12 3 £56,000 +8.32%
Wiltshire - 3 £55,000 -
Slough - 3 £55,000 -
Southampton - 3 £35,000 -
Swindon - 3 £55,000 -
East of England +21 2 £28,000 -44.55%
Surrey +12 2 £52,500 -25.00%
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1
Kent +21 1 £52,000 +23.80%
Yorkshire +10 1 - -
West Yorkshire +7 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £28,000 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Norwich - 1 £28,000 -
Woking - 1 £52,500 -
Essex - 1 - -

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (71.28%) Information Security
2 54 (57.45%) CISSP
3 40 (42.55%) Finance
4 37 (39.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (30.85%) ITIL
6 28 (29.79%) Management Information System
6 28 (29.79%) SIEM
7 22 (23.40%) Windows
8 21 (22.34%) Incident Management
9 20 (21.28%) CISM
10 19 (20.21%) Cyber Security
11 18 (19.15%) Network Security
11 18 (19.15%) Banking
12 17 (18.09%) Internet
13 16 (17.02%) PCI DSS
14 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
15 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
15 14 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (14.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 13 (13.83%) Firewall
17 12 (12.77%) UNIX
17 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
17 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (11.70%) Linux
18 11 (11.70%) Risk Management
18 11 (11.70%) CISA
19 10 (10.64%) Retail
19 10 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
20 9 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
20 9 (9.57%) COBIT

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (3.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.19%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.15%) Network Security
2 17 (18.09%) Internet
3 14 (14.89%) TCP/IP
4 13 (13.83%) Firewall
5 10 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (5.32%) VPN
6 5 (5.32%) LDAP
7 3 (3.19%) DNS
8 2 (2.13%) LAN
8 2 (2.13%) WAN
8 2 (2.13%) HTTP
8 2 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.06%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.06%) MPLS
9 1 (1.06%) SCCP
9 1 (1.06%) VLAN
9 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.06%) Wireless
9 1 (1.06%) WLAN
9 1 (1.06%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) SAP BI
2 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) HBase
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
General
1 40 (42.55%) Finance
2 18 (19.15%) Banking
3 10 (10.64%) Retail
4 9 (9.57%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.19%) Electronics
7 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.13%) Marketing
7 2 (2.13%) Military
8 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Law
8 1 (1.06%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) XML
2 1 (1.06%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.79%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.57%) Mobile Banking
3 9 (9.57%) Online Banking
4 8 (8.51%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.13%) Economics
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.06%) FMCG
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) UNIX
3 11 (11.70%) Linux
4 4 (4.26%) Solaris
5 1 (1.06%) AIX
5 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.06%) VMS
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (71.28%) Information Security
2 29 (30.85%) ITIL
3 28 (29.79%) SIEM
4 21 (22.34%) Incident Management
5 19 (20.21%) Cyber Security
6 14 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (14.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (11.70%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.57%) Security Management
8 9 (9.57%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (9.57%) Security Testing
9 8 (8.51%) Service Management
10 7 (7.45%) Information Security Management
10 7 (7.45%) Analytics
10 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.38%) Information Management
12 5 (5.32%) Change Management
12 5 (5.32%) Use Case
13 4 (4.26%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.57%) Python
2 5 (5.32%) Java
2 5 (5.32%) SQL
3 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.19%) Perl
5 2 (2.13%) C#
5 2 (2.13%) C++
5 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.06%) R
6 1 (1.06%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (57.45%) CISSP
2 20 (21.28%) CISM
3 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.70%) CISA
5 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (5.32%) SSCP
7 5 (5.32%) CEH
7 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.26%) GIAC
8 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.19%) MCSA
10 2 (2.13%) CCSP
10 2 (2.13%) CCNA
10 2 (2.13%) MCSE
10 2 (2.13%) Degree
10 2 (2.13%) GCIH
11 1 (1.06%) CRISC
11 1 (1.06%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (39.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (17.02%) PCI DSS
3 9 (9.57%) COBIT
4 8 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Snort
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) OpenView
2 2 (2.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) Cisco
1 7 (7.45%) Cyber-Ark
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.32%) ArcSight
4 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.26%) HP
4 4 (4.26%) Citrix
4 4 (4.26%) BMC
4 4 (4.26%) Remedy
4 4 (4.26%) McAfee
5 3 (3.19%) Qualys
5 3 (3.19%) SAP
5 3 (3.19%) Splunk
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) Oracle
7 1 (1.06%) Juniper
7 1 (1.06%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.06%) Aruba
7 1 (1.06%) F5
7 1 (1.06%) VMware
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