The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 25 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 Glasgow region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 85 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 26 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.84% 0.48% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.50% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 1
Average salary £41,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.90% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1368 1195 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.68% 95.52% 91.17%
Number of salaries quoted 844 823 566
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 Glasgow

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 23 (76.67%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) Firewall
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Network Security
4 10 (33.33%) Legal
5 9 (30.00%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) Law
6 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
6 7 (23.33%) Wireless
7 6 (20.00%) Internet
7 6 (20.00%) CISSP
7 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 5 (16.67%) Computer Security
8 5 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (16.67%) CEH
8 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (16.67%) Security Management
8 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.67%) UNIX
8 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 5 (16.67%) Information Security Management
9 4 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (13.33%) ISMS
9 4 (13.33%) E-Discovery
9 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security
10 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
10 3 (10.00%) LogLogic

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) Network Security
3 7 (23.33%) Wireless
3 7 (23.33%) VPN
4 6 (20.00%) Internet
5 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.33%) FTP
7 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (33.33%) Legal
2 9 (30.00%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Law
4 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Information Security
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) Computer Security
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 5 (16.67%) Security Management
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) ISMS
5 4 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (13.33%) E-Discovery
5 4 (13.33%) Cyber Security
6 3 (10.00%) SIEM
6 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITSM
7 2 (6.67%) Data Security
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Perl
1 2 (6.67%) Python
1 2 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CISSP
2 5 (16.67%) CEH
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (10.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (3.33%) McAfee
2 1 (3.33%) Websense
2 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks