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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 166 221 205
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 49 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 0.085% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.092% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 5 14
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +17 21 £46,250 -15.90% 3
Slough - 15 £42,000 -
Maidenhead +19 8 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Bracknell - 2 £31,000 - 1
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (49.41%) Firewall
2 34 (40.00%) Information Security
3 29 (34.12%) Linux
3 29 (34.12%) Cisco
4 27 (31.76%) Windows
4 27 (31.76%) SIEM
5 25 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (28.24%) CheckPoint
7 22 (25.88%) UNIX
8 21 (24.71%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (23.53%) Finance
9 20 (23.53%) F5
10 19 (22.35%) CISSP
10 19 (22.35%) ITIL
11 17 (20.00%) Juniper
11 17 (20.00%) Management Information System
11 17 (20.00%) Sourcefire
12 15 (17.65%) SLA
12 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (16.47%) CCSE
14 13 (15.29%) Banking
15 11 (12.94%) Penetration Testing
15 11 (12.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
15 11 (12.94%) Solaris
16 10 (11.76%) Windows 2000
16 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (11.76%) Active Directory

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 42 (49.41%) Firewall
2 21 (24.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 15 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (11.76%) Network Security
5 9 (10.59%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (10.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (10.59%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (10.59%) Internet
6 5 (5.88%) NetScreen
7 4 (4.71%) VPN
7 4 (4.71%) LAN
7 4 (4.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 13 (15.29%) Banking
3 11 (12.94%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.88%) French Language
4 5 (5.88%) German Language
5 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 4 (4.71%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Economics
3 4 (4.71%) Online Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.12%) Linux
2 27 (31.76%) Windows
3 22 (25.88%) UNIX
4 11 (12.94%) Solaris
5 10 (11.76%) Windows 2000
5 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.00%) Information Security
2 27 (31.76%) SIEM
3 19 (22.35%) ITIL
4 11 (12.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (12.94%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
7 7 (8.24%) Data Protection
7 7 (8.24%) Cyber Security
7 7 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (8.24%) Project Management
7 7 (8.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.06%) Analytics
9 5 (5.88%) Service Management
9 5 (5.88%) Data Security
9 5 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (5.88%) Software Deployment
9 5 (5.88%) SAP Security
9 5 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) Perl
2 5 (5.88%) PHP
2 5 (5.88%) ABAP
2 5 (5.88%) Python
2 5 (5.88%) Ruby
3 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) CISSP
2 14 (16.47%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (16.47%) CCSE
3 9 (10.59%) CCIE
4 7 (8.24%) Degree
5 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) JNCIA
6 5 (5.88%) JNCIE
6 5 (5.88%) CCSA
6 5 (5.88%) CCNP
6 5 (5.88%) CCNA
7 4 (4.71%) CISM
7 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.53%) CISA
9 2 (2.35%) GIAC
10 1 (1.18%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (17.65%) SLA
3 10 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (9.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Cisco
2 24 (28.24%) CheckPoint
3 20 (23.53%) F5
4 17 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 17 (20.00%) Juniper
5 10 (11.76%) Crossbeam
5 10 (11.76%) Blue Coat
6 8 (9.41%) McAfee
6 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.88%) SAP
7 5 (5.88%) LogLogic
8 4 (4.71%) Symantec
8 4 (4.71%) Qualys
9 3 (3.53%) Splunk
9 3 (3.53%) ArcSight
9 3 (3.53%) Websense
10 2 (2.35%) Oracle
10 2 (2.35%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (2.35%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.18%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £50K, Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health, holiday
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: €45000 - €55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago