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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 163 203 196
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 52 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.04% 0.16% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.18% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 20
Average salary £47,500 £28,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.64% -28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £36,400 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
4676 5082 5089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.61% 93.04% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3656 4071
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 £27,500 £26,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +22 24 £57,500 +43.75% 2
Slough +6 13 £42,750 +52.67% 2
Maidenhead - 8 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 5 £31,500 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 40 (48.78%) Firewall
2 36 (43.90%) Information Security
3 29 (35.37%) Cisco
4 27 (32.93%) Windows
4 27 (32.93%) SIEM
5 26 (31.71%) CheckPoint
6 24 (29.27%) CISSP
7 23 (28.05%) UNIX
7 23 (28.05%) Linux
7 23 (28.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (26.83%) F5
9 21 (25.61%) Finance
10 19 (23.17%) ITIL
11 18 (21.95%) Management Information System
11 18 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
12 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (19.51%) Juniper
13 16 (19.51%) Internet
13 16 (19.51%) CCSE
13 16 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (18.29%) Banking
14 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
15 14 (17.07%) SLA
16 13 (15.85%) Sourcefire
17 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
17 12 (14.63%) Network Security
18 11 (13.41%) Cisco PIX
18 11 (13.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
18 11 (13.41%) CCIE

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.22%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 40 (48.78%) Firewall
2 18 (21.95%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (19.51%) Internet
4 15 (18.29%) TCP/IP
5 12 (14.63%) Network Security
6 11 (13.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (13.41%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (8.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (6.10%) NetScreen
9 1 (1.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Banking
3 11 (13.41%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.54%) Retail
4 7 (8.54%) Retail Banking
5 5 (6.10%) French Language
5 5 (6.10%) German Language
6 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.54%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Online Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Taxonomies
4 4 (4.88%) Economics
5 3 (3.66%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Windows
2 23 (28.05%) UNIX
2 23 (28.05%) Linux
3 11 (13.41%) Solaris
4 10 (12.20%) Windows 2000
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) Information Security
2 27 (32.93%) SIEM
3 19 (23.17%) ITIL
4 12 (14.63%) Incident Management
5 11 (13.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.20%) Service Management
7 9 (10.98%) Cyber Security
8 8 (9.76%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (8.54%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.54%) Project Management
10 6 (7.32%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (7.32%) Analytics
10 6 (7.32%) Malware Analysis
11 5 (6.10%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (6.10%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.10%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.10%) Data Security
12 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) Perl
2 5 (6.10%) PHP
2 5 (6.10%) Python
2 5 (6.10%) Ruby
3 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.44%) C
3 2 (2.44%) Java
3 2 (2.44%) SQL
4 1 (1.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) CISSP
2 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (19.51%) CCSE
4 11 (13.41%) CCIE
5 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
6 8 (9.76%) DV Cleared
7 7 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (7.32%) CCNA
9 5 (6.10%) CCSA
9 5 (6.10%) CCNP
9 5 (6.10%) JNCIA
9 5 (6.10%) JNCIE
9 5 (6.10%) Degree
10 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.66%) CISA
10 3 (3.66%) CISM
11 1 (1.22%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (17.07%) SLA
3 10 (12.20%) PCI DSS
4 6 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.22%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.22%) FISMA
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Cisco
2 26 (31.71%) CheckPoint
3 22 (26.83%) F5
4 16 (19.51%) Juniper
5 13 (15.85%) Sourcefire
6 10 (12.20%) Crossbeam
6 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.20%) Blue Coat
7 8 (9.76%) McAfee
8 5 (6.10%) LogLogic
9 3 (3.66%) Splunk
10 2 (2.44%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (2.44%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.22%) Qualys
11 1 (1.22%) Tufin
11 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.22%) Tripwire
11 1 (1.22%) Symantec
11 1 (1.22%) SAP
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45k + Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago