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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 155 210 202
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 54 9 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.08% 0.16% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.17% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 36 4 17
Average salary £47,000 £30,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.37% -22.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,650 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £48,250 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +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
4695 5179 5122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.01% 93.16% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3594 3690 4075
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 30 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 30 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 +18 23 £47,500 +8.57% 5
Slough +10 17 £39,000 +39.28% 1
Maidenhead - 9 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £40,750 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 41 (47.13%) Firewall
2 35 (40.23%) Information Security
3 28 (32.18%) SIEM
3 28 (32.18%) Cisco
4 27 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (29.89%) Windows
5 26 (29.89%) CheckPoint
6 24 (27.59%) Linux
7 23 (26.44%) CISSP
8 22 (25.29%) F5
9 21 (24.14%) Finance
9 21 (24.14%) UNIX
10 20 (22.99%) ITIL
10 20 (22.99%) Intrusion Detection
11 17 (19.54%) Management Information System
12 16 (18.39%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (18.39%) Juniper
12 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
12 16 (18.39%) CCSE
12 16 (18.39%) Sourcefire
12 16 (18.39%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (17.24%) Banking
13 15 (17.24%) Internet
14 14 (16.09%) SLA
15 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (12.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 11 (12.64%) CCIE
16 11 (12.64%) Solaris
16 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
16 11 (12.64%) Incident Management

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (2.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.15%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.13%) Firewall
2 20 (22.99%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (18.39%) TCP/IP
3 16 (18.39%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (17.24%) Internet
5 11 (12.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (12.64%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (12.64%) Network Security
6 9 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (5.75%) NetScreen
8 2 (2.30%) VPN
8 2 (2.30%) LAN
8 2 (2.30%) WAN
9 1 (1.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Banking
3 11 (12.64%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 7 (8.05%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.75%) French Language
5 5 (5.75%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Management Information System
2 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) Mobile Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Online Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Taxonomies
4 4 (4.60%) Economics
5 3 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Windows
2 24 (27.59%) Linux
3 21 (24.14%) UNIX
4 11 (12.64%) Solaris
5 10 (11.49%) Windows 2000
5 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.23%) Information Security
2 28 (32.18%) SIEM
3 20 (22.99%) ITIL
4 11 (12.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 11 (12.64%) Incident Management
5 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.34%) Service Management
6 9 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (10.34%) Load Balancing
7 8 (9.20%) Cyber Security
8 7 (8.05%) Data Protection
8 7 (8.05%) Project Management
8 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (6.90%) Analytics
10 5 (5.75%) Malware Analysis
10 5 (5.75%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (5.75%) Data Security
11 4 (4.60%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) Perl
2 5 (5.75%) PHP
2 5 (5.75%) Python
2 5 (5.75%) Ruby
3 3 (3.45%) ABAP
4 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.30%) SQL
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) Java
5 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) CISSP
2 16 (18.39%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (18.39%) CCSE
3 11 (12.64%) CCIE
4 7 (8.05%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (8.05%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.90%) Degree
6 5 (5.75%) CCSA
6 5 (5.75%) CCNP
6 5 (5.75%) CCNA
6 5 (5.75%) JNCIA
6 5 (5.75%) JNCIE
7 3 (3.45%) CISA
7 3 (3.45%) CISM
8 1 (1.15%) GIAC
8 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (16.09%) SLA
3 10 (11.49%) PCI DSS
4 8 (9.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.15%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.15%) FISMA
System Software
1 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Cisco
2 26 (29.89%) CheckPoint
3 22 (25.29%) F5
4 16 (18.39%) Juniper
4 16 (18.39%) Sourcefire
5 10 (11.49%) Crossbeam
5 10 (11.49%) Blue Coat
5 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.20%) McAfee
7 5 (5.75%) LogLogic
8 3 (3.45%) Splunk
8 3 (3.45%) SAP
9 2 (2.30%) Symantec
9 2 (2.30%) Qualys
9 2 (2.30%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.30%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (2.30%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.15%) Tufin
10 1 (1.15%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.15%) Websense
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45k + Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London or Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London or Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago