The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 84 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 19 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.60% 0.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Security Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1156 883 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 97.14% 94.74% 98.02%
Number of salaries quoted 978 764 776
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Gloucestershire region.

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -11 4 £36,500 +10.60%
Cirencester - 3 £40,000 -
Gloucester - 3 £52,500 -
Security Analyst
South West

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (66.67%) Degree
2 14 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
2 14 (46.67%) Cyber Security
3 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (40.00%) Internet
4 10 (33.33%) DNS
4 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 10 (33.33%) Aerospace
5 9 (30.00%) Electronics
5 9 (30.00%) Network Security
5 9 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.00%) Snort
7 6 (20.00%) HTTP
7 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 6 (20.00%) SIEM
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Information Security
8 5 (16.67%) tcpdump
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) PHP
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) Python
9 4 (13.33%) LogRhythm
9 4 (13.33%) UNIX
9 4 (13.33%) GIAC
10 3 (10.00%) NetIQ
10 3 (10.00%) Splunk

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (40.00%) Internet
2 10 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (30.00%) Network Security
4 7 (23.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 6 (20.00%) HTTP
6 5 (16.67%) tcpdump
7 3 (10.00%) SMTP
8 2 (6.67%) DHCP
8 2 (6.67%) FTP
8 2 (6.67%) LDAP
8 2 (6.67%) SSL
8 2 (6.67%) Telnet
8 2 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 10 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 9 (30.00%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
1 14 (46.67%) Cyber Security
2 9 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (20.00%) SIEM
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) PHP
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
1 5 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) GIAC
4 2 (6.67%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (3.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) LogRhythm
2 3 (10.00%) NetIQ
2 3 (10.00%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.33%) LogLogic