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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 89 87 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 22 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.62% 0.55% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.57% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 1
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.29%
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
1318 1049 1178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.84% 96.59% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 831 676 746
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £56,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 30 (75.00%) Information Security
2 19 (47.50%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (32.50%) SIEM
4 13 (32.50%) Firewall
4 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
5 11 (27.50%) Security Operations
6 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 10 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (25.00%) Banking
6 10 (25.00%) CISSP
7 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (20.00%) Unix
9 7 (17.50%) Windows
10 6 (15.00%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.00%) Identity Management
10 6 (15.00%) Security Management
10 6 (15.00%) ITIL
11 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (12.50%) Law
11 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (12.50%) Marketing
11 5 (12.50%) Degree
12 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
12 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
12 4 (10.00%) Network Security

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 9 (22.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (10.00%) FTP
3 4 (10.00%) HTTP
3 4 (10.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (10.00%) Network Security
3 4 (10.00%) SSL
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (5.00%) VPN
4 2 (5.00%) Wireless
4 2 (5.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) VLAN
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.50%) Law
4 5 (12.50%) Marketing
5 3 (7.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) CESG
6 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Unix
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Information Security
2 16 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (32.50%) SIEM
4 11 (27.50%) Security Operations
5 10 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (15.00%) Identity Management
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Security Management
7 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Security Patching
9 3 (7.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Perl
1 4 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) SSCP
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.50%) CCFP
5 1 (2.50%) CCIP
5 1 (2.50%) CCNA
5 1 (2.50%) CEH
5 1 (2.50%) CISA
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) COBIT
2 2 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (5.00%) Qualys
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco
4 1 (2.50%) Juniper
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
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