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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 75 86 90
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 28 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.30% 1.86% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.93% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 6
Average salary £37,750 £40,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.79% -22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
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
1129 1348 1167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.85% 96.63% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 732 830 798
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 August 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 45 (73.77%) Information Security
2 43 (70.49%) Finance
3 27 (44.26%) CISSP
4 20 (32.79%) Risk Management
5 19 (31.15%) Network Security
6 18 (29.51%) Cyber Security
6 18 (29.51%) Firewall
7 17 (27.87%) Law
8 16 (26.23%) Legal
8 16 (26.23%) CISM
9 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
11 13 (21.31%) Incident Management
11 13 (21.31%) Degree
12 11 (18.03%) Cryptography
12 11 (18.03%) Data Security
12 11 (18.03%) LAN
12 11 (18.03%) WAN
13 8 (13.11%) DHCP
13 8 (13.11%) VPN
13 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (13.11%) SSL
13 8 (13.11%) Cisco
13 8 (13.11%) CCNA
13 8 (13.11%) CiscoWorks
13 8 (13.11%) CheckPoint
13 8 (13.11%) Internet
13 8 (13.11%) McAfee
13 8 (13.11%) EIGRP
13 8 (13.11%) TACACS

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) Network Security
2 18 (29.51%) Firewall
3 11 (18.03%) WAN
3 11 (18.03%) LAN
4 8 (13.11%) SSL
4 8 (13.11%) DHCP
4 8 (13.11%) VPN
4 8 (13.11%) Wireless
4 8 (13.11%) IP Telephony
4 8 (13.11%) Internet
4 8 (13.11%) EIGRP
4 8 (13.11%) TACACS
4 8 (13.11%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (13.11%) HSRP
4 8 (13.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (9.84%) Wireshark
5 6 (9.84%) MPLS
5 6 (9.84%) IPsec
5 6 (9.84%) WLAN
6 5 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
General
1 43 (70.49%) Finance
2 17 (27.87%) Law
3 16 (26.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
3 11 (18.03%) Cryptography
4 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) UNIX
3 4 (6.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (73.77%) Information Security
2 20 (32.79%) Risk Management
3 18 (29.51%) Cyber Security
4 13 (21.31%) Incident Management
5 11 (18.03%) Data Security
6 8 (13.11%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (9.84%) SIEM
8 4 (6.56%) Information Security Governance
8 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
8 4 (6.56%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL
9 2 (3.28%) Service Management
9 2 (3.28%) ITSM
10 1 (1.64%) SOA
10 1 (1.64%) Ethical Hacking
10 1 (1.64%) Product Management
10 1 (1.64%) Security Testing
10 1 (1.64%) Computer Security
10 1 (1.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) CISSP
2 16 (26.23%) CISM
3 13 (21.31%) Degree
4 8 (13.11%) CCNA
4 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.92%) CISA
7 1 (1.64%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.92%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Cisco
1 8 (13.11%) CheckPoint
1 8 (13.11%) McAfee
1 8 (13.11%) Mitel
1 8 (13.11%) Fortinet
1 8 (13.11%) Riverbed
1 8 (13.11%) SolarWinds
1 8 (13.11%) F5
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.28%) Splunk
3 2 (3.28%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.28%) LogLogic
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