Period
to 26 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ECSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 994 1126 1191
Rank change year-on-year +132 +65 +5
Permanent jobs citing ECSA 12 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.045% 0.030% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 9
UK median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -28.00% -28.57%
10th Percentile £42,875 £41,250 £58,750
90th Percentile £71,000 £76,250 £81,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year -13.91% - -

ECSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 26,725 36,865 42,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.71% 24.36% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19,769 26,902 32,666
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -

ECSA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ECSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ECSA in the UK

ECSA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ECSA.

Salary trend for ECSA in the UK

ECSA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ECSA over the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for ECSA in the UK

ECSA
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ECSA within the UK over the 6 months to 26 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +133 10 £52,500 +16.67% 3
UK excluding London +89 6 £49,500 -13.91% 2
Midlands +42 6 £49,500 -31.72% 2
East Midlands +29 6 £49,500 -31.72% 2
London +80 4 £66,250 +47.22% 1

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT jobs citing ECSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ECSA.

1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
1 11 (91.67%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (66.67%) Tigerscheme
2 8 (66.67%) OSCP
2 8 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (66.67%) CREST Certified
3 7 (58.33%) SIEM
3 7 (58.33%) CHECK Team Leader
3 7 (58.33%) CHECK Team Member
4 5 (41.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (33.33%) Cyber Scheme
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Threat Detection
6 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (8.33%) CISM
8 1 (8.33%) SLA
8 1 (8.33%) CISSP
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (8.33%) Nessus
8 1 (8.33%) Nmap
8 1 (8.33%) Google
8 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (8.33%) OWASP
8 1 (8.33%) Azure
8 1 (8.33%) AWS
8 1 (8.33%) SaaS
8 1 (8.33%) ISACA

ECSA
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security Specialist
1 5 (41.67%) Information Specialist
1 5 (41.67%) Security Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Responder
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Security Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (58.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Threat Detection
6 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Data Science
7 1 (8.33%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CREST Certified
1 8 (66.67%) OSCP
1 8 (66.67%) Tigerscheme
2 7 (58.33%) CHECK Team Leader
2 7 (58.33%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (33.33%) Cyber Scheme
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) ISACA
4 1 (8.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (8.33%) IASME
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google