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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 73 72 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.56% 0.15% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.15% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.98%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
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
693 663 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.61% 97.79% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 570 578 338
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
2 5 (55.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Snort
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 3 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) CISA
6 1 (11.11%) CISM
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
6 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
2 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat