The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 82 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 22 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.56% 0.69% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 0.72% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 2
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +29.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,500 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £52,500 £43,550
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1360 1104 844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.45% 94.93% 92.14%
Number of salaries quoted 826 769 555
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 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 20 August 2014.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (76.47%) Information Security
2 17 (50.00%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) Legal
4 14 (41.18%) Network Security
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) VPN
6 11 (32.35%) ITIL
6 11 (32.35%) Law
6 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
6 11 (32.35%) Wireless
7 10 (29.41%) Security Management
7 10 (29.41%) CISSP
7 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (26.47%) CEH
8 9 (26.47%) ISMS
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
8 9 (26.47%) Information Security Management
9 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 8 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
10 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
11 6 (17.65%) UNIX
11 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
11 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
12 5 (14.71%) Computer Security
12 5 (14.71%) Internet
12 5 (14.71%) Reverse Engineering
13 4 (11.76%) E-Discovery
13 4 (11.76%) Cyber Security
14 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (20.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) Firewall
2 14 (41.18%) Network Security
3 11 (32.35%) Wireless
3 11 (32.35%) VPN
4 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 5 (14.71%) Internet
6 3 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (5.88%) LAN
7 2 (5.88%) WAN
8 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (44.12%) Legal
2 11 (32.35%) Law
3 9 (26.47%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Information Security
2 11 (32.35%) ITIL
3 10 (29.41%) Security Management
4 9 (26.47%) Information Security Management
4 9 (26.47%) ISMS
5 8 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.71%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (14.71%) Computer Security
8 4 (11.76%) E-Discovery
8 4 (11.76%) Cyber Security
9 3 (8.82%) SIEM
9 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) ITSM
10 2 (5.88%) Data Security
10 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Perl
1 2 (5.88%) Python
1 2 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.94%) C++
2 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) CISSP
2 9 (26.47%) CEH
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.82%) ArcSight
1 3 (8.82%) LogLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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