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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 802 887 939
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 130 91 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.082% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.085% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 111 78 41
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £42,464
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
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 +102 124 £62,500 +8.69% 22
London +61 69 £70,000 +16.66% 8
South East +41 19 £57,500 - 6
City of London +71 15 £62,500 - 2
East of England +45 15 £52,500 +87.50% 4
South West +13 8 £50,000 +9.28%
Gloucestershire +5 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Oxfordshire -1 7 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Cheltenham -8 7 £50,000 +8.10%
Watford - 7 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £52,500 - 1
Surrey +23 6 £55,000 +2.32%
West Midlands -16 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +20 5 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Scotland -6 4 £47,500 +13.09%
Glasgow -18 4 £47,500 +13.09%
Harlow - 4 £52,500 -
Essex - 4 £52,500 -
Berkshire +16 3 £58,750 +2.17% 5
West Yorkshire -4 3 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Luton - 3 - - 1
Halifax - 3 £50,000 - 3
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £75,000 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £60,000 -
Guildford - 2 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £75,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £57,500 -

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (61.19%) Information Security
2 117 (43.66%) CISSP
3 108 (40.30%) Firewall
4 90 (33.58%) Penetration Testing
5 84 (31.34%) SIEM
6 73 (27.24%) Finance
7 69 (25.75%) Windows
7 69 (25.75%) Security Operations
8 63 (23.51%) Cybersecurity
9 60 (22.39%) CISM
10 59 (22.01%) Management Information System
11 56 (20.90%) Linux
12 53 (19.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 53 (19.78%) Intrusion Detection
13 50 (18.66%) Nessus
13 50 (18.66%) Cisco
14 49 (18.28%) Python
15 47 (17.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 47 (17.54%) Risk Management
16 45 (16.79%) Risk Assessment
17 44 (16.42%) CEH
18 43 (16.04%) Degree
18 43 (16.04%) SANS
19 41 (15.30%) Vulnerability Management
19 41 (15.30%) Security Architecture
19 41 (15.30%) Network Security
20 37 (13.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 34 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
22 33 (12.31%) GIAC
22 33 (12.31%) ArcSight

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 (1.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.75%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.24%) MS Office
2 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.12%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.12%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 108 (40.30%) Firewall
2 53 (19.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 41 (15.30%) Network Security
4 32 (11.94%) TCP/IP
5 21 (7.84%) Wireless
6 16 (5.97%) Wireshark
7 15 (5.60%) HTTP
7 15 (5.60%) VPN
8 14 (5.22%) DNS
9 13 (4.85%) SMTP
10 11 (4.10%) LAN
10 11 (4.10%) WAN
11 10 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (2.61%) BIG-IP
12 7 (2.61%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (2.61%) FWSM
12 7 (2.61%) IP Telephony
13 6 (2.24%) Internet
13 6 (2.24%) tcpdump
14 3 (1.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.10%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.75%) AppScan
General
1 73 (27.24%) Finance
2 22 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.72%) Law
4 14 (5.22%) Legal
4 14 (5.22%) Retail
5 12 (4.48%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.73%) Banking
7 4 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.49%) Military
7 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.12%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (22.01%) Management Information System
2 26 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (9.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (4.85%) AS400
4 13 (4.85%) IBM Mainframe
4 13 (4.85%) Mainframe
5 11 (4.10%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.36%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (2.99%) Fintech
7 8 (2.99%) PKI
8 7 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.24%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.49%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.75%) Windows
2 56 (20.90%) Linux
3 32 (11.94%) Unix
4 12 (4.48%) Solaris
4 12 (4.48%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.36%) VxWorks
6 7 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.75%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (61.19%) Information Security
2 90 (33.58%) Penetration Testing
3 84 (31.34%) SIEM
4 69 (25.75%) Security Operations
5 63 (23.51%) Cybersecurity
6 47 (17.54%) Risk Management
6 47 (17.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 45 (16.79%) Risk Assessment
8 41 (15.30%) Security Architecture
8 41 (15.30%) Vulnerability Management
9 37 (13.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 30 (11.19%) Ethical Hacking
11 29 (10.82%) ITIL
11 29 (10.82%) Mentoring
12 27 (10.07%) Data Protection
13 26 (9.70%) Internal Audit
14 21 (7.84%) Security Management
15 20 (7.46%) Malware Analysis
16 19 (7.09%) Problem Management
16 19 (7.09%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.28%) Python
2 20 (7.46%) Perl
3 19 (7.09%) C
4 17 (6.34%) Ruby
5 12 (4.48%) C++
6 11 (4.10%) Java
6 11 (4.10%) PHP
7 10 (3.73%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.99%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.61%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.61%) SQL
10 3 (1.12%) C#
11 1 (0.37%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 117 (43.66%) CISSP
2 60 (22.39%) CISM
3 44 (16.42%) CEH
4 43 (16.04%) Degree
4 43 (16.04%) SANS
5 34 (12.69%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (12.31%) GIAC
7 25 (9.33%) CISA
8 23 (8.58%) CCNA
9 18 (6.72%) Security Cleared
10 16 (5.97%) CCNP
11 12 (4.48%) GCIH
12 10 (3.73%) MCSE
12 10 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (3.36%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (3.36%) Security+ Certification
14 8 (2.99%) CRISC
14 8 (2.99%) SC Cleared
15 7 (2.61%) CCIE
15 7 (2.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (19.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (9.33%) PCI DSS
3 20 (7.46%) ISO27002
4 4 (1.49%) SLA
5 3 (1.12%) COBIT
5 3 (1.12%) GPG13
5 3 (1.12%) ISO22301
5 3 (1.12%) QA
6 2 (0.75%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.37%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 17 (6.34%) Snort
2 14 (5.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (18.66%) Nessus
2 16 (5.97%) QRadar
3 11 (4.10%) Nmap
4 10 (3.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (2.99%) Nagios
6 7 (2.61%) Cacti
6 7 (2.61%) Puppet
6 7 (2.61%) SCCM
6 7 (2.61%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (2.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (2.24%) RSA enVision
8 5 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.87%) Nexpose
9 3 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.75%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.75%) MIIS
10 2 (0.75%) WebInspect
10 2 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (18.66%) Cisco
2 33 (12.31%) ArcSight
3 26 (9.70%) Splunk
4 23 (8.58%) IBM
5 21 (7.84%) Intel Security
6 20 (7.46%) Microsoft
6 20 (7.46%) VMware
7 17 (6.34%) SolarWinds
8 16 (5.97%) Qualys
9 15 (5.60%) Symantec
10 13 (4.85%) LogRhythm
11 12 (4.48%) F5
12 11 (4.10%) HP
12 11 (4.10%) Juniper
12 11 (4.10%) Palo Alto
13 10 (3.73%) Red Hat
14 9 (3.36%) CheckPoint
15 8 (2.99%) Cyber-Ark
16 7 (2.61%) Forcepoint
16 7 (2.61%) Oracle
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £47,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + £15k bonus & benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
AAP3
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 25 days ago