The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 125 123 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 11 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.11% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.11% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 14
Average salary £33,000 - £47,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
Security Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1817 1746 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.75% 95.99% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1574 1387 1357
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Bristol region.

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Bristol

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Bristol

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 13 (65.00%) SIEM
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
4 7 (35.00%) GIAC
4 7 (35.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (30.00%) Internet
6 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 5 (25.00%) Snort
6 5 (25.00%) Network Security
6 5 (25.00%) ArcSight
7 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) Computer Security
7 4 (20.00%) Information Security
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) UNIX
8 3 (15.00%) HTTP
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco
8 3 (15.00%) CISSP
8 3 (15.00%) McAfee
8 3 (15.00%) Service Management
8 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Internet
3 5 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (15.00%) tcpdump
4 3 (15.00%) HTTP
4 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (10.00%) LDAP
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) SMTP
5 2 (10.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Military
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) SIEM
2 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 7 (35.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) Data Security
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) GIAC
2 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) GCIA
3 2 (10.00%) GCIH
3 2 (10.00%) CEH
4 1 (5.00%) GSEC
4 1 (5.00%) SSCP
4 1 (5.00%) CISA
4 1 (5.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk
2 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
2 3 (15.00%) McAfee
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Websense
4 1 (5.00%) Tripwire
4 1 (5.00%) Qualys
4 1 (5.00%) LogLogic
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago