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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 197 217 151
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -66
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 33 14 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.59% 0.24% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.26% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 53
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £64,000 £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
5170 5466 4995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.07% 93.09% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3832 3966 3916
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +3 17 £53,750 +34.37% 3
Slough +5 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Bracknell - 4 £31,500 -
Maidenhead -8 2 - - 2
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 31 (57.41%) Firewall
2 29 (53.70%) Information Security
3 21 (38.89%) Cisco
4 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 18 (33.33%) SIEM
6 17 (31.48%) Windows
7 16 (29.63%) CCSE
7 16 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (25.93%) F5
9 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
9 13 (24.07%) CISSP
10 12 (22.22%) CCIE
10 12 (22.22%) UNIX
10 12 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
11 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (20.37%) Internet
12 10 (18.52%) ITIL
13 9 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.67%) Finance
14 8 (14.81%) Security Management
14 8 (14.81%) Cyber Security
14 8 (14.81%) Network Security
15 7 (12.96%) Retail Banking
15 7 (12.96%) Online Banking
15 7 (12.96%) Mobile Banking
15 7 (12.96%) Service Management
15 7 (12.96%) Banking

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (57.41%) Firewall
2 16 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
4 11 (20.37%) Internet
5 8 (14.81%) Network Security
6 6 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.41%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
2 7 (12.96%) Retail Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) French Language
4 1 (1.85%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Management Information System
2 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.96%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Online Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.70%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.70%) Economics
6 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) UNIX
3 4 (7.41%) Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Information Security
2 18 (33.33%) SIEM
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
4 8 (14.81%) Security Management
4 8 (14.81%) Cyber Security
5 7 (12.96%) Service Management
6 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.41%) Time Management
7 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.41%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Analytics
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.70%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (3.70%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Forensics
9 2 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.70%) C
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (29.63%) CCSE
3 13 (24.07%) CISSP
4 12 (22.22%) CCIE
5 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (12.96%) CCNA
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
9 4 (7.41%) CCSA
9 4 (7.41%) JNCIA
9 4 (7.41%) JNCIE
9 4 (7.41%) CCNP
10 3 (5.56%) CISA
11 2 (3.70%) CISM
11 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.41%) SLA
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.85%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.85%) FISMA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Cisco
2 18 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 14 (25.93%) F5
4 6 (11.11%) Juniper
5 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.70%) Splunk
6 2 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (3.70%) Sourcefire
6 2 (3.70%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.85%) Tripwire
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