Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1068 1152 1188
Rank change year-on-year +84 +36 +50
Permanent jobs citing ECSA 3 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.036% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 4
UK median annual salary £67,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -18.18% -12.00%
10th Percentile £63,750 £41,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £85,250 £76,250 £62,750
UK excluding London median annual salary - £57,500 -

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 31,848 38,997 42,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.16% 23.69% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 23,224 28,879 32,640
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,791 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for ECSA in the UK

ECSA
Top 2 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 15 October 2019. 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 +108 3 £67,500 +50.00%
London +97 3 £67,500 +50.00%

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) GIAC
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) GCIA
1 2 (66.67%) GCIH
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) NIST
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) RSA enVision
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) GCIA
1 2 (66.67%) GCIH
1 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) NIST
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk