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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 138 140 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 11 1 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.042% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.046% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 40
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £55,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2259 2194 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.28% 92.81% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1654 1571
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) CISSP
3 4 (23.53%) Internet
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) CISM
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (17.65%) COBIT
4 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) SIEM
5 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) COSO
5 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) Information Management
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 1 (5.88%) Broadband
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Economics
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Time Management
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) SIEM
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Information Management
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.88%) Security Management
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) CISM
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (17.65%) COBIT
2 2 (11.76%) COSO
3 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
2 1 (5.88%) Cyber-Ark
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