The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Analyst
Rank 96 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.072% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.075% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
IT Security Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1206 1325 1364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.66% 95.67% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 820 840 884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Security Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Security Operations
3 7 (63.64%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) CISSP
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Law
5 4 (36.36%) IIS
5 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (36.36%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (36.36%) IISP
5 4 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Security
5 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Splunk
5 4 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
5 4 (36.36%) SIEM
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (36.36%) Security Patching
5 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Law
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 4 (36.36%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Security Operations
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Security
4 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
4 4 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) Security Patching
4 4 (36.36%) SIEM
4 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) IISP
3 1 (9.09%) CISA
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) ArcSight
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk