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 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 71 109
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 14 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 2.51% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 2.60% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 5
Average salary £32,750 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.02% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £44,400
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 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
1238 1191 1344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 97.56% 96.28% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 755 798 871
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 19 (57.58%) Information Security
2 14 (42.42%) Security Operations
3 11 (33.33%) ITIL
3 11 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (30.30%) CISSP
4 10 (30.30%) Identity Management
5 9 (27.27%) Firewall
6 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
7 7 (21.21%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (21.21%) SIEM
8 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (18.18%) Security Management
8 6 (18.18%) Banking
9 5 (15.15%) Marketing
9 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) Law
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) Network Security
9 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
10 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (12.12%) Unix
10 4 (12.12%) Windows
11 3 (9.09%) SSCP

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (15.15%) Network Security
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
General
1 6 (18.18%) Banking
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Law
2 5 (15.15%) Marketing
3 3 (9.09%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) CESG
4 1 (3.03%) SCADA
4 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Information Security
2 14 (42.42%) Security Operations
3 11 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (33.33%) ITIL
4 10 (30.30%) Identity Management
5 7 (21.21%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (21.21%) SIEM
6 6 (18.18%) Security Management
7 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (9.09%) Internal Audit
9 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) Web Filtering
10 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CISSP
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) SSCP
4 2 (6.06%) CEH
4 2 (6.06%) SANS
5 1 (3.03%) CCFP
5 1 (3.03%) CCIP
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CISA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CISM
5 1 (3.03%) CISMP
5 1 (3.03%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.06%) COBIT
2 2 (6.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (3.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.03%) Juniper
2 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy
2 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
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