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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 76 108 90
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 23 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.95% 0.29% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 0.30% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 6
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +12.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,850 £44,550 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
1121 1351 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.92% 96.78% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 734 887 509
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Information Security
3 11 (45.83%) Law
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (33.33%) SIEM
5 8 (33.33%) Cyber Security
6 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (25.00%) CISSP
7 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.50%) Legal
9 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
9 3 (12.50%) CISM
9 3 (12.50%) Data Security
9 3 (12.50%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) UNIX
9 3 (12.50%) Windows
9 3 (12.50%) Degree
9 3 (12.50%) Network Security
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
10 2 (8.33%) VLAN
10 2 (8.33%) Oracle
10 2 (8.33%) Web Services
10 2 (8.33%) LAN
10 2 (8.33%) WAN
11 1 (4.17%) DNS

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Law
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Information Security
2 8 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) SIEM
2 8 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Security
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Product Management
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Information Management
7 1 (4.17%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £41500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago