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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 199 207 149
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 30 23 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.39% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.42% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 61
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,600 £34,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5469 5505 5127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.10% 93.34% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3846 4029 4257
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Maidenhead - 11 £65,000 -
Reading 0 6 £51,250 +20.58%
Slough -14 5 - -
Newbury +9 4 - -
Bracknell - 3 £41,000 -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) Information Security
3 12 (32.43%) SIEM
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco
4 11 (29.73%) Windows
5 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
5 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
5 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
6 9 (24.32%) CISSP
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (21.62%) LAN
7 8 (21.62%) UNIX
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL
7 8 (21.62%) F5
8 7 (18.92%) IBM
8 7 (18.92%) CCIE
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (18.92%) CCSE
8 7 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) OpenUP
10 5 (13.51%) Cyber Security
10 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (13.51%) ArcSight
10 5 (13.51%) Security Management
10 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (10.81%) Logistics

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) Apache
1 4 (10.81%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.62%) LAN
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (18.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (10.81%) HTTP
7 3 (8.11%) WAN
8 1 (2.70%) Internet
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) SIEM
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Security Management
4 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Cyber Security
4 5 (13.51%) OpenUP
5 4 (10.81%) Logistics
5 4 (10.81%) Online Security
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
8 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.70%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CISSP
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.92%) CCIE
3 7 (18.92%) CCSE
4 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) CISM
6 3 (8.11%) GCIA
6 3 (8.11%) GCIH
6 3 (8.11%) SSCP
7 2 (5.41%) BC Cleared
7 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) CISA
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.70%) CCNA
8 1 (2.70%) MCP
8 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) COBIT
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.41%) COSO
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) Snort
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
3 8 (21.62%) F5
4 7 (18.92%) IBM
5 5 (13.51%) ArcSight
6 3 (8.11%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
6 3 (8.11%) Sourcefire
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Dell
7 2 (5.41%) Symantec
7 2 (5.41%) McAfee
7 2 (5.41%) Websense
7 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.70%) Crossbeam
8 1 (2.70%) CA
8 1 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) Unisys