The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 171 209 190
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 80 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.11% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.61% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 72 27 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Security Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7019 6571 5396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.68% 95.29% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5733 5146 4350
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Yorkshire region.

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
West Yorkshire +31 75 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North Yorkshire +17 3 £55,000 +29.41%
South Yorkshire -5 2 £50,000 +44.92%
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title.

1 108 (57.45%) Cisco
2 100 (53.19%) Network Security
3 73 (38.83%) Firewall
4 62 (32.98%) Information Security
5 60 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (30.32%) CCNP
7 53 (28.19%) CheckPoint
8 50 (26.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 46 (24.47%) CISSP
10 45 (23.94%) ITIL
11 42 (22.34%) CEH
11 42 (22.34%) CCSA
12 39 (20.74%) GIAC
12 39 (20.74%) TCP/IP
13 37 (19.68%) ITIL Certification
14 36 (19.15%) VoIP
15 34 (18.09%) IP Telephony
15 34 (18.09%) Incident Management
15 34 (18.09%) PCI DSS
16 27 (14.36%) SIEM
17 26 (13.83%) Management Information System
18 25 (13.30%) MPLS
19 24 (12.77%) CISM
20 22 (11.70%) WAN
20 22 (11.70%) LAN
20 22 (11.70%) Risk Management
20 22 (11.70%) Security Testing
21 21 (11.17%) Penetration Testing
22 19 (10.11%) Project Management
23 17 (9.04%) SSL

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 100 (53.19%) Network Security
2 73 (38.83%) Firewall
3 39 (20.74%) TCP/IP
4 36 (19.15%) VoIP
5 34 (18.09%) IP Telephony
6 25 (13.30%) MPLS
7 22 (11.70%) WAN
7 22 (11.70%) LAN
8 17 (9.04%) VPN
8 17 (9.04%) SSL
9 15 (7.98%) IPsec
10 13 (6.91%) Wireless
11 12 (6.38%) DNS
12 9 (4.79%) Broadband
12 9 (4.79%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (4.26%) Unified Communications
13 8 (4.26%) ADSL
13 8 (4.26%) DHCP
14 4 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.06%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.53%) Moq
2 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.53%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (5.32%) Retail
2 4 (2.13%) Finance
3 2 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.53%) .NET
2 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.53%) WinForms
2 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.83%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.85%) Cryptography
4 7 (3.72%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.72%) NHS
5 3 (1.60%) SecurID
6 2 (1.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.04%) Windows
2 6 (3.19%) UNIX
3 2 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.98%) Information Security
2 45 (23.94%) ITIL
3 34 (18.09%) Incident Management
4 27 (14.36%) SIEM
5 22 (11.70%) Security Testing
5 22 (11.70%) Risk Management
6 21 (11.17%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (10.11%) Project Management
8 17 (9.04%) Mentoring
9 16 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (7.45%) Trend Analysis
10 14 (7.45%) Network Architecture
11 12 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.79%) BCP
12 9 (4.79%) Business Continuity
12 9 (4.79%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (4.79%) Business Continuity Planning
12 9 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (4.26%) Change Control
13 8 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.66%) SQL
2 2 (1.06%) Python
2 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.06%) Java
2 2 (1.06%) Perl
2 2 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (30.32%) CCNP
3 46 (24.47%) CISSP
4 42 (22.34%) CEH
4 42 (22.34%) CCSA
5 39 (20.74%) GIAC
6 37 (19.68%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (12.77%) CISM
8 16 (8.51%) CCSP
9 7 (3.72%) CCNA
10 5 (2.66%) Degree
11 3 (1.60%) SSCP
11 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.06%) MCP
12 2 (1.06%) MCSE
12 2 (1.06%) VCP4
12 2 (1.06%) OSCP
13 1 (0.53%) GCIH
13 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (26.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (18.09%) PCI DSS
3 12 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 5 (2.66%) SLA
5 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Snort
2 2 (1.06%) Nmap
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.60%) Nessus
4 2 (1.06%) WSUS
5 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 108 (57.45%) Cisco
2 53 (28.19%) CheckPoint
3 11 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.85%) Juniper
3 11 (5.85%) VMware
4 8 (4.26%) ScanSafe
4 8 (4.26%) Symantec
4 8 (4.26%) McAfee
5 6 (3.19%) Clearswift
6 3 (1.60%) ArcSight
6 3 (1.60%) Qualys
7 2 (1.06%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.53%) Altiris
8 1 (0.53%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.53%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.53%) NetApp
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix
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