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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 176 201 211
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 41 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.84% 0.60% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.63% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 13
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,250 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
4638 5210 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.19% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3831 3946
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +21 22 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Bracknell +1 9 £31,000 -1.58% 1
Slough -3 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Maidenhead +3 3 £30,000 -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 43 (50.00%) Firewall
2 38 (44.19%) Cisco
3 37 (43.02%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (36.05%) CheckPoint
5 30 (34.88%) F5
6 29 (33.72%) Information Security
7 28 (32.56%) CISSP
8 26 (30.23%) Unix
9 25 (29.07%) Windows
10 22 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 21 (24.42%) Juniper
12 20 (23.26%) CCNA
12 20 (23.26%) SIEM
12 20 (23.26%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (19.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (19.77%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (19.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 17 (19.77%) CCIE
13 17 (19.77%) Linux
13 17 (19.77%) Cisco PIX
13 17 (19.77%) CCSE
14 15 (17.44%) CEH
14 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
15 14 (16.28%) Palo Alto
15 14 (16.28%) CCNP
16 13 (15.12%) Solaris
17 12 (13.95%) Windows 2000
17 12 (13.95%) SLA
17 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (13.95%) SSCP

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.49%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) IaaS
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (19.77%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (19.77%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (19.77%) Cisco PIX
2 17 (19.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.63%) Network Security
5 5 (5.81%) Internet
5 5 (5.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (4.65%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.49%) LAN
7 3 (3.49%) VPN
7 3 (3.49%) WAN
8 2 (2.33%) DNS
8 2 (2.33%) FTP
8 2 (2.33%) HTTP
8 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.33%) SAN
8 2 (2.33%) SMTP
8 2 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Big Data
2 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
1 12 (13.95%) German Language
2 7 (8.14%) Legal
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.65%) French Language
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) .NET
1 3 (3.49%) Regular Expression
1 3 (3.49%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (10.47%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.33%) iPad
4 2 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.23%) Unix
2 25 (29.07%) Windows
3 17 (19.77%) Linux
4 13 (15.12%) Solaris
5 12 (13.95%) Windows 2000
5 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.49%) CentOS
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Information Security
2 20 (23.26%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (23.26%) SIEM
3 11 (12.79%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (10.47%) Load Balancing
5 8 (9.30%) Malware Analysis
5 8 (9.30%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (8.14%) Analytics
6 7 (8.14%) Data Analysis
6 7 (8.14%) ITIL
6 7 (8.14%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (8.14%) Risk Management
7 6 (6.98%) Information Security Management
7 6 (6.98%) Network Management
7 6 (6.98%) Open Source
7 6 (6.98%) Security Management
7 6 (6.98%) Validation
8 5 (5.81%) Presales
9 4 (4.65%) Coaching
9 4 (4.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) ABAP
1 4 (4.65%) C#
1 4 (4.65%) C++
2 3 (3.49%) C
2 3 (3.49%) Java
2 3 (3.49%) Perl
2 3 (3.49%) SQL
3 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (43.02%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (32.56%) CISSP
3 20 (23.26%) CCNA
4 17 (19.77%) CCIE
4 17 (19.77%) CCSE
5 15 (17.44%) CEH
6 14 (16.28%) CCNP
7 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
7 12 (13.95%) SSCP
8 10 (11.63%) SANS
9 9 (10.47%) GCIH
10 8 (9.30%) GCIA
11 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared
11 6 (6.98%) GIAC
11 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
12 4 (4.65%) Degree
13 2 (2.33%) CISM
14 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (1.16%) MCSE
14 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.95%) SLA
3 10 (11.63%) PCI DSS
4 7 (8.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (4.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) EnCase
2 3 (3.49%) Nessus
2 3 (3.49%) Nmap
3 2 (2.33%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.16%) QRadar
4 1 (1.16%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.16%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) Cisco
2 31 (36.05%) CheckPoint
3 30 (34.88%) F5
4 21 (24.42%) Juniper
5 14 (16.28%) Palo Alto
6 8 (9.30%) Fortinet
6 8 (9.30%) Splunk
7 7 (8.14%) Qualys
7 7 (8.14%) Symantec
7 7 (8.14%) Trend Micro
8 6 (6.98%) EMC
8 6 (6.98%) Forcepoint
8 6 (6.98%) SevOne
9 5 (5.81%) Sourcefire
10 4 (4.65%) Blue Coat
10 4 (4.65%) Crossbeam
10 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.65%) SAP
11 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.33%) LogRhythm
Reading, Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £66000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 14 days ago