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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 91 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 13 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.17% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.18% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £30,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
1436 1137 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.93% 94.83% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 951 706 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) tcpdump
4 7 (53.85%) SIEM
4 7 (53.85%) Regular Expression
4 7 (53.85%) GCIA
5 5 (38.46%) Information Security
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) UNIX
6 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
6 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) GWAPT
6 4 (30.77%) GPEN
6 4 (30.77%) OSCP
6 4 (30.77%) OSCE
6 4 (30.77%) GIAC
6 4 (30.77%) GSEC
6 4 (30.77%) GCIH
6 4 (30.77%) SSH
6 4 (30.77%) CEH
6 4 (30.77%) LDAP
6 4 (30.77%) FTP
6 4 (30.77%) HTTP
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Data Security
6 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) CISSP

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (61.54%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) tcpdump
5 4 (30.77%) Wireshark
5 4 (30.77%) SSH
5 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 4 (30.77%) FTP
5 4 (30.77%) HTTP
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Regular Expression
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) SIEM
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Data Security
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) GCIA
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) GWAPT
3 4 (30.77%) GPEN
3 4 (30.77%) OSCP
3 4 (30.77%) OSCE
3 4 (30.77%) GSEC
3 4 (30.77%) GCIH
3 4 (30.77%) CEH
3 4 (30.77%) CISSP
3 4 (30.77%) GIAC
4 3 (23.08%) CISA
5 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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