The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 74 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 31 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.10% 0.60% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 0.63% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 1
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
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
1385 1429 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.03% 96.03% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 903 954 730
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 35 (54.69%) Information Security
2 34 (53.13%) CISSP
3 33 (51.56%) Degree
4 30 (46.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (37.50%) Finance
6 23 (35.94%) Banking
7 17 (26.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
8 15 (23.44%) CISMP
9 13 (20.31%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (20.31%) PCI DSS
9 13 (20.31%) Firewall
10 12 (18.75%) Law
10 12 (18.75%) Symantec
10 12 (18.75%) CISM
10 12 (18.75%) Cyber Security
10 12 (18.75%) Splunk
11 11 (17.19%) SIEM
11 11 (17.19%) Linux
12 10 (15.63%) Security Management
12 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
13 9 (14.06%) Network Security
13 9 (14.06%) GIAC
13 9 (14.06%) Internet
14 8 (12.50%) Intranet
14 8 (12.50%) Assembly Language
14 8 (12.50%) CISA
14 8 (12.50%) Project Management
14 8 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (20.31%) Firewall
3 9 (14.06%) Network Security
3 9 (14.06%) Internet
4 8 (12.50%) Intranet
5 5 (7.81%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (37.50%) Finance
2 23 (35.94%) Banking
3 12 (18.75%) Law
4 5 (7.81%) Retail
5 3 (4.69%) Legal
6 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (10.94%) SWIFT
5 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Linux
2 8 (12.50%) Android
3 3 (4.69%) UNIX
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Information Security
2 13 (20.31%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (18.75%) Cyber Security
4 11 (17.19%) SIEM
5 10 (15.63%) Security Management
6 8 (12.50%) Project Management
6 8 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.94%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (10.94%) Performance Management
7 7 (10.94%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.81%) Security Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Business Continuity
10 3 (4.69%) ITIL
10 3 (4.69%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.69%) Information Security Management
10 3 (4.69%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Database Security
10 3 (4.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) CISSP
2 33 (51.56%) Degree
3 15 (23.44%) CISMP
4 12 (18.75%) CISM
5 9 (14.06%) GIAC
6 8 (12.50%) CEH
6 8 (12.50%) CISA
7 7 (10.94%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (7.81%) GCIA
9 3 (4.69%) SSCP
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.56%) MCSE
10 1 (1.56%) MCSA
10 1 (1.56%) ISEB
10 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (20.31%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.69%) HIPAA
3 3 (4.69%) COBIT
3 3 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Symantec
1 12 (18.75%) Splunk
2 7 (10.94%) ArcSight
2 7 (10.94%) Sophos
2 7 (10.94%) Websense
3 5 (7.81%) IronPort
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
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