The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 192 204 148
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 29 19 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.34% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.36% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 57
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £59,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Security Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5107 5239 4908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.36% 93.62% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3852 3927
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Reading +9 11 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Slough +7 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Maidenhead -1 5 - - 2
Newbury - 3 - -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 33 (55.93%) Information Security
2 28 (47.46%) Firewall
3 19 (32.20%) CISSP
4 18 (30.51%) SIEM
5 17 (28.81%) Windows
5 17 (28.81%) Management Information System
6 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (27.12%) Cisco
7 13 (22.03%) CCIE
7 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
7 13 (22.03%) CCSE
7 13 (22.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (22.03%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (22.03%) F5
8 12 (20.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (20.34%) Internet
9 11 (18.64%) ITIL
10 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
10 9 (15.25%) Security Management
10 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (13.56%) Finance
11 8 (13.56%) UNIX
12 7 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (11.86%) Banking
12 7 (11.86%) Retail
12 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
12 7 (11.86%) Retail Banking
12 7 (11.86%) Online Banking

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.08%) Apache
1 3 (5.08%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (47.46%) Firewall
2 13 (22.03%) Cisco PIX
2 13 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (22.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (20.34%) Internet
4 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
5 8 (13.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (11.86%) Network Security
7 4 (6.78%) LAN
8 3 (5.08%) HTTP
9 1 (1.69%) Broadband
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
2 7 (11.86%) Retail Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.86%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (11.86%) Online Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Open Source
5 1 (1.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Information Security
2 18 (30.51%) SIEM
3 11 (18.64%) ITIL
4 9 (15.25%) Security Management
5 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.47%) Service Management
6 5 (8.47%) Cyber Security
7 4 (6.78%) OpenUP
7 4 (6.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.78%) Time Management
8 3 (5.08%) Security Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.08%) Online Security
8 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.08%) Logistics
9 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (3.39%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (1.69%) Information Management
10 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) C
1 2 (3.39%) Java
1 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (32.20%) CISSP
2 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (22.03%) CCIE
3 13 (22.03%) CCSE
4 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.78%) CISM
7 3 (5.08%) CISA
7 3 (5.08%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) MCP
8 1 (1.69%) MCSE
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.08%) COBIT
3 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.39%) COSO
4 1 (1.69%) FISMA
4 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.69%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Cisco
2 13 (22.03%) CheckPoint
2 13 (22.03%) F5
3 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.78%) ArcSight
5 3 (5.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Splunk
6 1 (1.69%) Tripwire
6 1 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
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