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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 95 94 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 1 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.096% 0.44% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.46% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
998 1082 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.87% 95.50% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 676 655 661
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £55,000 £56,560
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 19 December 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 20 (86.96%) Information Security
2 15 (65.22%) Firewall
3 14 (60.87%) Legal
4 12 (52.17%) VPN
4 12 (52.17%) Law
4 12 (52.17%) Wireless
5 11 (47.83%) Security Management
5 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
6 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (43.48%) Network Security
6 10 (43.48%) Information Security Management
6 10 (43.48%) ISMS
7 9 (39.13%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (39.13%) ITIL
7 9 (39.13%) CISSP
7 9 (39.13%) CEH
7 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
8 8 (34.78%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) UNIX
10 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
12 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
12 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
12 4 (17.39%) Cyber Security
13 3 (13.04%) LAN
13 3 (13.04%) WAN
13 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
13 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
14 2 (8.70%) Web Services

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 12 (52.17%) Wireless
2 12 (52.17%) VPN
3 10 (43.48%) Network Security
4 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.70%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
General
1 14 (60.87%) Legal
2 12 (52.17%) Law
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Information Security
2 11 (47.83%) Security Management
3 10 (43.48%) Information Security Management
3 10 (43.48%) ISMS
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (26.09%) Data Protection
6 4 (17.39%) Cyber Security
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.70%) E-Discovery
7 2 (8.70%) Time Management
8 1 (4.35%) Computer Security
8 1 (4.35%) Reverse Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.35%) Information Management
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) CISSP
1 9 (39.13%) CEH
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle