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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 123 135 98
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 20 3 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 0.13% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.14% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 19
Average salary £61,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £40,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.97%
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
2101 2172 2109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.22% 92.46% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1572 1717
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 £23,579 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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 29 May 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (48.39%) Firewall
1 15 (48.39%) Information Security
2 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
2 14 (45.16%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) UNIX
3 13 (41.94%) Cisco
4 12 (38.71%) SLA
5 11 (35.48%) ITIL
5 11 (35.48%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) Solaris
6 10 (32.26%) Juniper
6 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (32.26%) Sourcefire
6 10 (32.26%) F5
7 9 (29.03%) SIEM
7 9 (29.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (29.03%) Blue Coat
7 9 (29.03%) Crossbeam
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (29.03%) Windows 2000
8 7 (22.58%) Service Management
8 7 (22.58%) Network Security
8 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
9 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
9 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) French Language
10 5 (16.13%) German Language

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
3 9 (29.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (22.58%) Network Security
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) French Language
2 5 (16.13%) German Language
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.45%) Taxonomies
3 2 (6.45%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) UNIX
3 11 (35.48%) Windows
4 10 (32.26%) Solaris
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (29.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Information Security
2 11 (35.48%) ITIL
3 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) SIEM
5 7 (22.58%) Service Management
6 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
6 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Analytics
7 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.90%) Time Management
7 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) Malware Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (6.45%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Forensics
9 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.23%) Information Management
9 1 (3.23%) Operations Management
9 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.45%) Perl
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CISSP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) CISA
4 2 (6.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) Juniper
2 10 (32.26%) Sourcefire
2 10 (32.26%) F5
3 9 (29.03%) Blue Coat
3 9 (29.03%) Crossbeam
3 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.45%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (6.45%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) Qualys
5 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.23%) LogRhythm
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health, holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago