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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 171 205 180
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 36 10 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.18% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.20% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 26
Average salary £52,500 £28,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
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
4622 5106 5009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.26% 92.67% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 3686 3989
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 20 £61,250 +53.12% 2
Slough +5 8 £45,000 +60.71% 4
Bracknell - 6 £34,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 - - 2
Newbury - 1 - -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 39 (56.52%) Firewall
2 32 (46.38%) Information Security
3 29 (42.03%) Cisco
4 26 (37.68%) Windows
5 25 (36.23%) CheckPoint
6 22 (31.88%) F5
6 22 (31.88%) SIEM
7 21 (30.43%) UNIX
8 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (26.09%) ITIL
10 16 (23.19%) Management Information System
10 16 (23.19%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (23.19%) CCSE
11 15 (21.74%) Linux
11 15 (21.74%) CISSP
12 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
12 14 (20.29%) Juniper
13 12 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 12 (17.39%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (17.39%) SLA
13 12 (17.39%) CCIE
13 12 (17.39%) Internet
13 12 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (15.94%) Finance
15 10 (14.49%) Solaris
15 10 (14.49%) Network Security
15 10 (14.49%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (14.49%) Sourcefire

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (56.52%) Firewall
2 16 (23.19%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
4 12 (17.39%) Cisco PIX
4 12 (17.39%) Internet
4 12 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (14.49%) Network Security
5 10 (14.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (5.80%) NetScreen
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (15.94%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Retail Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.25%) French Language
4 5 (7.25%) German Language
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Online Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.90%) Economics
5 2 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.68%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) UNIX
3 15 (21.74%) Linux
4 10 (14.49%) Solaris
5 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.04%) Windows 2000
5 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Information Security
2 22 (31.88%) SIEM
3 18 (26.09%) ITIL
4 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
5 8 (11.59%) Cyber Security
6 7 (10.14%) Security Management
6 7 (10.14%) Service Management
7 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (5.80%) Project Management
9 4 (5.80%) Time Management
9 4 (5.80%) Analytics
9 4 (5.80%) Malware Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) SDLC
10 3 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.90%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (2.90%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Perl
2 2 (2.90%) C
2 2 (2.90%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.45%) Ruby
3 1 (1.45%) Python
3 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.19%) CCSE
3 15 (21.74%) CISSP
4 12 (17.39%) CCIE
5 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.14%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (10.14%) CCNA
7 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
8 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.80%) CCNP
9 4 (5.80%) CCSA
9 4 (5.80%) JNCIA
9 4 (5.80%) JNCIE
10 3 (4.35%) CISA
11 2 (2.90%) CISM
11 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (17.39%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.45%) FISMA
4 1 (1.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (42.03%) Cisco
2 25 (36.23%) CheckPoint
3 22 (31.88%) F5
4 14 (20.29%) Juniper
5 10 (14.49%) Sourcefire
6 9 (13.04%) Crossbeam
6 9 (13.04%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.35%) Splunk
9 2 (2.90%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (2.90%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.45%) Qualys
10 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.45%) LogLogic
10 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.45%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.45%) Symantec
10 1 (1.45%) McAfee
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £58,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health, holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45k + Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 16 days ago