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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Analyst
UK
Rank 746 836 923
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +87
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 103 103 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.11% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 81 78 21
Median salary £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,400 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -

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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +81 94 £57,000 +3.63% 3
London +76 40 £65,000 +8.33% 1
North West -3 15 £40,000 -50.00%
Manchester -10 13 £40,000 -50.00%
South East +60 10 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +4 10 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Scotland +30 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Coventry +15 7 £47,500 -14.41% 1
City of London +15 7 £67,500 +28.57%
South West +4 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Edinburgh - 5 - -
East of England +25 4 £45,000 -28.00%
West Yorkshire +21 4 £62,500 +13.63%
Leeds +17 4 £62,500 +13.63%
Yorkshire +14 4 £62,500 +31.57%
Hertfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Wiltshire +26 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Swindon +21 3 £60,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +7 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Nottingham -5 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Nottinghamshire -7 3 £55,000 -8.33%
Oxfordshire - 3 £72,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £55,000 -
Solihull - 3 £60,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £55,000 -
Glasgow +25 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Hampshire +1 2 £59,714 +36.81%
Gloucestershire -19 2 £52,500 +16.66%
Havant - 2 £59,714 -
Gloucester - 2 £52,500 -

Senior Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 112 (53.59%) CISSP
2 108 (51.67%) Information Security
3 83 (39.71%) PCI DSS
4 71 (33.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (32.54%) SIEM
6 63 (30.14%) Linux
7 57 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (24.88%) Vulnerability Management
8 52 (24.88%) Penetration Testing
9 51 (24.40%) Security Operations
10 47 (22.49%) CISM
11 45 (21.53%) Degree
12 44 (21.05%) Firewall
12 44 (21.05%) Management Information System
13 41 (19.62%) Finance
14 39 (18.66%) CISA
14 39 (18.66%) Java
14 39 (18.66%) CEH
15 38 (18.18%) Windows
15 38 (18.18%) Risk Management
16 34 (16.27%) Risk Assessment
17 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
18 32 (15.31%) Active Directory
18 32 (15.31%) Nessus
19 30 (14.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 29 (13.88%) SANS
20 29 (13.88%) Security Monitoring
21 28 (13.40%) ITIL
22 27 (12.92%) OWASP
23 25 (11.96%) Security Architecture

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 9 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.48%) MS Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.31%) IaaS
2 9 (4.31%) PaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (21.05%) Firewall
2 25 (11.96%) Network Security
3 18 (8.61%) LDAP
4 13 (6.22%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.74%) Broadband
5 12 (5.74%) DNS
5 12 (5.74%) LTE
6 11 (5.26%) HTTP
7 8 (3.83%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (3.35%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (3.35%) SSL
9 6 (2.87%) VPN
10 5 (2.39%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (2.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (2.39%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.96%) OSPF
11 2 (0.96%) SMTP
11 2 (0.96%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.96%) Telnet
11 2 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (6.70%) Metasploit
General
1 41 (19.62%) Finance
2 20 (9.57%) Retail
3 15 (7.18%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.44%) Dutch Language
4 3 (1.44%) French Language
4 3 (1.44%) German Language
4 3 (1.44%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.44%) Legal
4 3 (1.44%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.96%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Automotive
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Military
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.66%) SailPoint
1 16 (7.66%) XML
2 14 (6.70%) Web Services
3 5 (2.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.61%) PKI
3 13 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.26%) Fintech
4 11 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 10 (4.78%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.87%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (2.87%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.39%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.91%) BYOD
8 4 (1.91%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.96%) Physics
10 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.96%) Xbox
11 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 63 (30.14%) Linux
2 38 (18.18%) Windows
3 14 (6.70%) VxWorks
4 9 (4.31%) Unix
5 4 (1.91%) AIX
5 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.91%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (51.67%) Information Security
2 68 (32.54%) SIEM
3 57 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 52 (24.88%) Penetration Testing
4 52 (24.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 51 (24.40%) Security Operations
6 38 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 34 (16.27%) Risk Assessment
8 30 (14.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 29 (13.88%) Security Monitoring
10 28 (13.40%) ITIL
11 27 (12.92%) OWASP
12 25 (11.96%) Security Architecture
13 23 (11.00%) Data Loss Prevention
13 23 (11.00%) E-Commerce
14 21 (10.05%) Data Protection
14 21 (10.05%) Network Architecture
15 19 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
15 19 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
16 18 (8.61%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.66%) Java
2 25 (11.96%) Python
3 24 (11.48%) SQL
4 16 (7.66%) BeanShell
5 14 (6.70%) C
5 14 (6.70%) C++
6 9 (4.31%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.31%) Scala
7 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.96%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 112 (53.59%) CISSP
2 47 (22.49%) CISM
3 45 (21.53%) Degree
4 39 (18.66%) CEH
4 39 (18.66%) CISA
5 29 (13.88%) SANS
6 20 (9.57%) GIAC
7 18 (8.61%) Security Cleared
8 15 (7.18%) DV Cleared
9 13 (6.22%) CISMP
10 10 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (4.78%) SSCP
11 9 (4.31%) CREST Certified
11 9 (4.31%) GCIA
11 9 (4.31%) GCIH
12 8 (3.83%) GSEC
13 7 (3.35%) CRISC
13 7 (3.35%) GREM
14 5 (2.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 4 (1.91%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (39.71%) PCI DSS
2 71 (33.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (8.61%) ISO22301
3 18 (8.61%) ISO27002
3 18 (8.61%) ISO27005
4 2 (0.96%) FISMA
5 1 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.87%) Snort
Systems Management
1 32 (15.31%) Nessus
2 14 (6.70%) Nmap
3 9 (4.31%) SCCM
4 8 (3.83%) Nexpose
5 7 (3.35%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.96%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.96%) Puppet
6 2 (0.96%) QRadar
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.48%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.48%) Proventia
Vendors
1 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.61%) Cisco
3 12 (5.74%) Palo Alto
4 10 (4.78%) CA Agile Central
5 9 (4.31%) Oracle
6 8 (3.83%) Intel Security
6 8 (3.83%) LogRhythm
7 7 (3.35%) Dell
7 7 (3.35%) Forcepoint
7 7 (3.35%) Imperva
8 6 (2.87%) F5
8 6 (2.87%) Qualys
9 5 (2.39%) HP
9 5 (2.39%) Juniper
9 5 (2.39%) Sophos
10 4 (1.91%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.91%) Splunk
11 2 (0.96%) Riverbed
12 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.48%) Coverity
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
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Salary: £39,324- up to £55,000
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago