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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 84 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 22 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.70% 1.66% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.72% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 9
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £38,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1212 1335 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.81% 96.39% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 775 805 727
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 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 42 (76.36%) Information Security
2 38 (69.09%) Finance
3 24 (43.64%) CISSP
4 20 (36.36%) Cyber Security
5 19 (34.55%) Network Security
6 17 (30.91%) Risk Management
7 16 (29.09%) Legal
8 15 (27.27%) Firewall
9 14 (25.45%) Law
9 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (23.64%) Degree
10 13 (23.64%) CISM
10 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
11 12 (21.82%) Cryptography
11 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
12 11 (20.00%) Data Security
12 11 (20.00%) WAN
12 11 (20.00%) LAN
13 8 (14.55%) DHCP
13 8 (14.55%) VPN
13 8 (14.55%) SSL
13 8 (14.55%) Cisco
13 8 (14.55%) CCNA
13 8 (14.55%) CiscoWorks
13 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (14.55%) Wireless
13 8 (14.55%) CheckPoint
13 8 (14.55%) Internet
13 8 (14.55%) McAfee
13 8 (14.55%) EIGRP

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (3.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) Network Security
2 15 (27.27%) Firewall
3 11 (20.00%) WAN
3 11 (20.00%) LAN
4 8 (14.55%) Internet
4 8 (14.55%) DHCP
4 8 (14.55%) VPN
4 8 (14.55%) SSL
4 8 (14.55%) Wireless
4 8 (14.55%) EIGRP
4 8 (14.55%) TACACS
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (14.55%) HSRP
4 8 (14.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (14.55%) IP Telephony
5 6 (10.91%) Wireshark
5 6 (10.91%) IPsec
5 6 (10.91%) MPLS
5 6 (10.91%) WLAN
6 4 (7.27%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 38 (69.09%) Finance
2 16 (29.09%) Legal
3 14 (25.45%) Law
4 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
3 12 (21.82%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
3 3 (5.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) Information Security
2 20 (36.36%) Cyber Security
3 17 (30.91%) Risk Management
4 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
5 11 (20.00%) Data Security
6 8 (14.55%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (10.91%) SIEM
8 4 (7.27%) Information Security Governance
8 4 (7.27%) Computer Security
9 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.45%) Security Patching
10 2 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (3.64%) ITIL
10 2 (3.64%) Service Management
10 2 (3.64%) ITSM
11 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (1.82%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) CISSP
2 13 (23.64%) CISM
2 13 (23.64%) Degree
3 8 (14.55%) CCNA
3 8 (14.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) CISA
6 1 (1.82%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.45%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Cisco
1 8 (14.55%) CheckPoint
1 8 (14.55%) McAfee
1 8 (14.55%) Mitel
1 8 (14.55%) Fortinet
1 8 (14.55%) Riverbed
1 8 (14.55%) SolarWinds
1 8 (14.55%) F5
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Splunk
3 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.64%) LogLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.82%) Qualys
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