The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cardiff region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 62 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.78% 0.29% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.30% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Median salary £23,500 £30,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.66% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,000 £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Security Analyst
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
634 671 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.45% 96.27% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 552 551 568
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Cardiff

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Snort
3 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) CISA
3 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (22.22%) AlienVault
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) CISA
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) AlienVault
2 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Splunk