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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 820 845 826
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 73 32 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.030% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.032% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 67 23 56
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £39,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 66 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South East -13 27 £58,000 +28.88% 1
London +6 22 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Hampshire - 22 £58,000 - 1
Havant - 16 £58,000 - 1
North West -15 12 £50,000 -
Manchester - 9 £50,000 -
Scotland -6 4 £43,000 -4.44%
Glasgow -10 4 £43,000 -4.44%
Leeds - 3 £42,500 -
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
Kent - 3 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire -1 2 £51,250 +28.12%
Berkshire -5 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Reading -5 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Cheltenham -7 2 £51,250 +28.12%
South West -22 2 £51,250 +28.12%
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Fareham - 2 - -
Guernsey - 2 - -
City of London -7 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £29,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £48,500 -
Wales - 1 £29,500 - 1
South Wales - 1 £29,500 - 1

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 85 (69.11%) Information Security
2 61 (49.59%) CISSP
3 60 (48.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (39.84%) Management Information System
5 46 (37.40%) ITIL
6 42 (34.15%) CISM
7 41 (33.33%) Security Management
8 40 (32.52%) Degree
9 39 (31.71%) Windows
10 38 (30.89%) CheckPoint
10 38 (30.89%) Firewall
11 36 (29.27%) COBIT
12 35 (28.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 35 (28.46%) Security Testing
13 34 (27.64%) TCP/IP
14 28 (22.76%) Information Security Management
15 27 (21.95%) CISA
15 27 (21.95%) Cisco
16 26 (21.14%) Incident Management
17 25 (20.33%) Computer Science
17 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
17 25 (20.33%) MS Excel
17 25 (20.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
18 24 (19.51%) Network Security
19 22 (17.89%) Linux
20 21 (17.07%) UNIX
20 21 (17.07%) PCI DSS
20 21 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
21 20 (16.26%) Juniper
22 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (6.50%) Lync
1 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.25%) Apache
2 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (20.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (30.89%) Firewall
2 34 (27.64%) TCP/IP
3 24 (19.51%) Network Security
4 11 (8.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (8.13%) Wireless
5 10 (8.13%) DNS
6 9 (7.32%) LAN
7 8 (6.50%) WAN
7 8 (6.50%) VPN
8 6 (4.88%) DHCP
8 6 (4.88%) SSL
9 5 (4.07%) Internet
9 5 (4.07%) WLAN
10 4 (3.25%) Wireshark
10 4 (3.25%) SSH
10 4 (3.25%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (1.63%) DMZ
12 1 (0.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) MySQL
General
1 14 (11.38%) Law
2 13 (10.57%) Finance
3 8 (6.50%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.07%) Legal
5 2 (1.63%) Publishing
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
1 1 (0.81%) Web Services
1 1 (0.81%) XML
1 1 (0.81%) RESTful
1 1 (0.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.84%) Management Information System
2 25 (20.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.32%) PKI
4 4 (3.25%) NHS
5 2 (1.63%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.81%) SCADA
6 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.71%) Windows
2 22 (17.89%) Linux
3 21 (17.07%) UNIX
4 17 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.69%) Solaris
7 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.81%) Android
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (69.11%) Information Security
2 46 (37.40%) ITIL
3 41 (33.33%) Security Management
4 35 (28.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 35 (28.46%) Security Testing
5 28 (22.76%) Information Security Management
6 26 (21.14%) Incident Management
7 21 (17.07%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (13.01%) SIEM
9 15 (12.20%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (12.20%) Data Protection
9 15 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (8.94%) Data Analysis
11 10 (8.13%) Security Architecture
11 10 (8.13%) Ethical Hacking
11 10 (8.13%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (7.32%) Database Security
13 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
14 7 (5.69%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.07%) Python
2 3 (2.44%) Perl
3 2 (1.63%) Ruby
3 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.63%) PHP
3 2 (1.63%) Java
4 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (49.59%) CISSP
2 42 (34.15%) CISM
3 40 (32.52%) Degree
4 27 (21.95%) CISA
5 13 (10.57%) CEH
6 10 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (6.50%) ISSAP
7 8 (6.50%) ISSMP
8 7 (5.69%) CCNA
9 5 (4.07%) CCSE
9 5 (4.07%) GCIA
9 5 (4.07%) GCIH
9 5 (4.07%) GIAC
9 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.07%) MCP
9 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.25%) CCNP
10 4 (3.25%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (48.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (29.27%) COBIT
3 25 (20.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 21 (17.07%) PCI DSS
5 8 (6.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.44%) SLA
7 1 (0.81%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.63%) Snort
2 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.81%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) Nessus
2 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.81%) WSUS
3 1 (0.81%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 38 (30.89%) CheckPoint
2 27 (21.95%) Cisco
3 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (16.26%) Juniper
5 17 (13.82%) F5
6 15 (12.20%) Splunk
7 10 (8.13%) Symantec
8 9 (7.32%) Sourcefire
9 7 (5.69%) Websense
10 6 (4.88%) McAfee
10 6 (4.88%) Blue Coat
11 4 (3.25%) Fortinet
11 4 (3.25%) ArcSight
11 4 (3.25%) HP
11 4 (3.25%) IBM
11 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.63%) Tripwire
12 2 (1.63%) Crossbeam
12 2 (1.63%) Qualys
12 2 (1.63%) Infoblox
North London
London Metropolitan University
Salary: £39,453 - 45,474 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago