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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 118 135 121
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 21 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.95% 0.16% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.17% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 10
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £39,250 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2079 2289 2112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.16% 92.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1621 1677
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (48.78%) Linux
1 20 (48.78%) SIEM
2 17 (41.46%) Firewall
2 17 (41.46%) Information Security
3 16 (39.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 16 (39.02%) UNIX
4 15 (36.59%) Sourcefire
5 14 (34.15%) Windows
5 14 (34.15%) SLA
6 13 (31.71%) Cisco
7 11 (26.83%) ITIL
8 10 (24.39%) Solaris
8 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
8 10 (24.39%) Juniper
8 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (24.39%) F5
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (21.95%) Blue Coat
9 9 (21.95%) Crossbeam
9 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
9 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
9 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
9 9 (21.95%) Windows 2000
10 8 (19.51%) Finance
11 6 (14.63%) Project Management
11 6 (14.63%) Network Security
11 6 (14.63%) Degree
11 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (14.63%) Analytics

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.44%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.44%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (14.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) French Language
3 5 (12.20%) German Language
4 4 (9.76%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Economics
2 4 (9.76%) Taxonomies
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 16 (39.02%) UNIX
3 14 (34.15%) Windows
4 10 (24.39%) Solaris
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 2000
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) SIEM
2 17 (41.46%) Information Security
3 11 (26.83%) ITIL
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
5 6 (14.63%) Analytics
5 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security
5 6 (14.63%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (12.20%) SAP Security
6 5 (12.20%) Software Deployment
7 4 (9.76%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (9.76%) Service Management
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.88%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) ABAP
2 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.88%) Perl
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
1 6 (14.63%) DV Cleared
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) CISSP
3 3 (7.32%) CISM
4 2 (4.88%) CISA
5 1 (2.44%) GIAC
5 1 (2.44%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Snort
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Sourcefire
2 13 (31.71%) Cisco
3 10 (24.39%) Juniper
3 10 (24.39%) F5
4 9 (21.95%) Crossbeam
4 9 (21.95%) Blue Coat
4 9 (21.95%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.20%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (4.88%) Splunk
7 1 (2.44%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.44%) Qualys
7 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
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