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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 83 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.53% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.86% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
935 811 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 95.41% 95.98% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 766 680 707
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 -4 7 £45,000 -10.00%
Gloucester - 3 £50,000 - 1
Security Analyst
South West

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 23 (88.46%) Cyber Security
2 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 12 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (46.15%) Aerospace
3 11 (42.31%) Internet
3 11 (42.31%) Python
3 11 (42.31%) Malware Analysis
4 9 (34.62%) PHP
5 8 (30.77%) Electronics
5 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Ruby
6 6 (23.08%) Firewall
6 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (23.08%) Perl
7 5 (19.23%) SIEM
8 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
8 4 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (15.38%) HTTP
8 4 (15.38%) DNS
8 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 4 (15.38%) GIAC
9 3 (11.54%) Information Security
9 3 (11.54%) CISSP
9 3 (11.54%) SMTP
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) Solaris
9 3 (11.54%) Linux
9 3 (11.54%) Snort
9 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 (46.15%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (42.31%) Internet
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) HTTP
5 3 (11.54%) SMTP
5 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security
6 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.85%) LDAP
6 1 (3.85%) SSL
General
1 12 (46.15%) Aerospace
2 8 (30.77%) Electronics
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) jQuery
1 2 (7.69%) HTML5
1 2 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Solaris
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Cyber Security
2 11 (42.31%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (19.23%) SIEM
5 4 (15.38%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security
7 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (3.85%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) PHP
3 6 (23.08%) Ruby
3 6 (23.08%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) GIAC
3 3 (11.54%) CISSP
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) GCIH
5 1 (3.85%) GCIA
5 1 (3.85%) GSEC
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) ArcSight
2 2 (7.69%) LogLogic
2 2 (7.69%) LogRhythm
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
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