The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 142 83 118
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 3 55 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 2.59% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 2.75% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 39 23
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2319 2002 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.17% 94.26% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 1604 1959
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Security Analyst
Berkshire

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 17 April 2014.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) McAfee
4 3 (37.50%) Snort
4 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (37.50%) IntruShield
4 3 (37.50%) Data Security
4 3 (37.50%) Security Management
5 2 (25.00%) GCIA
5 2 (25.00%) GCIH
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) COBIT
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) IntruShield
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (12.50%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Security
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) GCIA
2 2 (25.00%) GCIH
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) COBIT
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) COSO
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Crossbeam
3 1 (12.50%) F5