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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 214 199 218
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 8 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.44% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 11
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -20.45%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
5428 5176 5321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.39% 93.14% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3795 4075 4454
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(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 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) Juniper
4 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Blue Coat
4 6 (42.86%) Sourcefire
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000
5 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) SIEM
5 5 (35.71%) Cyber Security
6 4 (28.57%) Solaris
6 4 (28.57%) SLA
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Information Security
6 4 (28.57%) Crossbeam
6 4 (28.57%) F5
7 3 (21.43%) Perl
7 3 (21.43%) PHP
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 2000
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) SIEM
2 5 (35.71%) Cyber Security
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) Python
1 3 (21.43%) Ruby
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SSCP
1 3 (21.43%) GCIA
1 3 (21.43%) GCIH
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) BC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PCI QSA
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (28.57%) SLA
4 3 (21.43%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Snort
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
1 6 (42.86%) Juniper
1 6 (42.86%) Blue Coat
1 6 (42.86%) Sourcefire
2 4 (28.57%) Crossbeam
2 4 (28.57%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) Websense
5 1 (7.14%) Unisys
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Imperva
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos