The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 66 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 0.76% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
638 641 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.80% 97.71% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 527 529 490
Average salary £37,250 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (28.57%) SaaS
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) iSeries
5 1 (14.29%) CISMP
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft