The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 123 137 146
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 20 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 3
Average salary £52,000 £33,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.07% -38.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £46,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.29%
Security Analyst
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1963 2275 2151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.10% 95.71% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1575 1612
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Reading

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 24 (47.06%) Firewall
2 18 (35.29%) Cisco
3 15 (29.41%) Linux
3 15 (29.41%) Information Security
3 15 (29.41%) F5
4 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
4 14 (27.45%) Windows
5 13 (25.49%) SIEM
6 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (19.61%) CISSP
7 10 (19.61%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (17.65%) Unix
8 9 (17.65%) CCNP
9 8 (15.69%) CCIE
9 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
9 8 (15.69%) SAP
9 8 (15.69%) ABAP
9 8 (15.69%) CCSE
9 8 (15.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (15.69%) Software Deployment
9 8 (15.69%) SAP Security
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (13.73%) Network Security
10 7 (13.73%) Reverse Engineering
10 7 (13.73%) Solaris
10 7 (13.73%) GIAC
10 7 (13.73%) Juniper

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) Apache
1 2 (3.92%) IIS
1 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (15.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.73%) Network Security
5 4 (7.84%) Wireshark
6 3 (5.88%) Internet
6 3 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Big Data
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (11.76%) German Language
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) French Language
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Regular Expression
1 3 (5.88%) RFC 2822
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Blog
3 3 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Linux
2 14 (27.45%) Windows
3 9 (17.65%) Unix
4 7 (13.73%) Solaris
5 6 (11.76%) Windows 2000
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Information Security
2 13 (25.49%) SIEM
3 10 (19.61%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (15.69%) SAP Security
4 8 (15.69%) Software Deployment
5 7 (13.73%) Malware Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) Reverse Engineering
6 6 (11.76%) Security Operations
6 6 (11.76%) Threat Analysis
7 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.80%) ITIL
7 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.84%) Case Management
8 4 (7.84%) Coaching
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 2 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) ABAP
2 5 (9.80%) C++
2 5 (9.80%) Python
3 3 (5.88%) Assembly Language
3 3 (5.88%) C
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) Perl
3 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) VB
3 3 (5.88%) VBScript
4 2 (3.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.61%) CISSP
3 9 (17.65%) CCNP
4 8 (15.69%) CCIE
4 8 (15.69%) CCSE
5 7 (13.73%) GIAC
5 7 (13.73%) SANS
6 5 (9.80%) GCIH
7 3 (5.88%) CCNA
7 3 (5.88%) GCIA
8 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.96%) CEH
9 1 (1.96%) CFCE
9 1 (1.96%) CISA
9 1 (1.96%) CISM
9 1 (1.96%) Degree
9 1 (1.96%) GCFA
9 1 (1.96%) GREM
9 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 5 (9.80%) COBIT
3 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) EnCase
1 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.92%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.96%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Cisco
2 15 (29.41%) F5
3 14 (27.45%) CheckPoint
4 8 (15.69%) SAP
5 7 (13.73%) Juniper
6 6 (11.76%) Palo Alto
6 6 (11.76%) Sourcefire
7 5 (9.80%) Symantec
8 4 (7.84%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.84%) Crossbeam
8 4 (7.84%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.88%) ArcSight
9 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.88%) Splunk
9 3 (5.88%) Trend Micro
10 2 (3.92%) LogLogic
10 2 (3.92%) NetWitness
11 1 (1.96%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.96%) Oracle
11 1 (1.96%) Q1 Labs