The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 92 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 9 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.50% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.52% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £30,000 £31,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1429 1161 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.03% 95.87% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 953 734 756
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,949
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Security Analyst
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) SIEM
3 9 (52.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (52.94%) GIAC
3 9 (52.94%) CISSP
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Information Security
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) Network Security
6 6 (35.29%) GCIA
6 6 (35.29%) CEH
6 6 (35.29%) tcpdump
7 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
7 5 (29.41%) CISA
8 4 (23.53%) LDAP
8 4 (23.53%) Cisco
8 4 (23.53%) Regular Expression
9 3 (17.65%) Pattern Recognition
9 3 (17.65%) F5
9 3 (17.65%) Analytics
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) Juniper
9 3 (17.65%) HTTP
9 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
9 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) SSL
9 3 (17.65%) Sun
9 3 (17.65%) TACACS

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (41.18%) Network Security
4 6 (35.29%) tcpdump
5 4 (23.53%) LDAP
6 3 (17.65%) IPsec
6 3 (17.65%) HTTP
6 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
6 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) SSL
6 3 (17.65%) TACACS
7 1 (5.88%) SSH
7 1 (5.88%) FTP
7 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Regular Expression
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
1 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) SIEM
2 8 (47.06%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
4 3 (17.65%) OWASP
4 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Pattern Recognition
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Data Security
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) GIAC
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 6 (35.29%) GCIA
2 6 (35.29%) CEH
3 5 (29.41%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) GWAPT
5 1 (5.88%) GPEN
5 1 (5.88%) OSCP
5 1 (5.88%) OSCE
5 1 (5.88%) GSEC
5 1 (5.88%) GCIH
5 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) BS7799
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Sun
2 3 (17.65%) Juniper
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Twitter
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft