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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 93 70 113
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 4 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 2.41% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 2.51% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 3
Average salary £24,250 £50,000 £51,698
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.50% -3.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £50,000 £51,540
10% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £56,000 £58,340
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1212 1316 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.45% 95.92% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 784 796 1006
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) CISA
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
1 10 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 10 (83.33%) SIEM
1 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
1 10 (83.33%) Security Operations
1 10 (83.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (75.00%) CEH
2 9 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 9 (75.00%) GIAC
2 9 (75.00%) GCIA
3 8 (66.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Law
5 1 (8.33%) Legal
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) CISM
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (8.33%) Banking

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (75.00%) Network Security
2 9 (75.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Data Centre
1 10 (83.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Security Operations
1 10 (83.33%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISA
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 9 (75.00%) CEH
2 9 (75.00%) GCIA
2 9 (75.00%) GIAC
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory