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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 94 110 87
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.064% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.067% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £51,698 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
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
1252 1492 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.56% 94.85% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 780 966 596
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 26 May 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Law
1 4 (57.14%) Security+ Certification
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
1 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) SSCP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) GIAC
2 3 (42.86%) CEH
2 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (57.14%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Management
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security+ Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) SSCP
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) GIAC
2 3 (42.86%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
1 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft