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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 125 130 86
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 19 2 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 0.084% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.090% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 35
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2220 2223 1987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.65% 93.32% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1665 1618
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 £24,955 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 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 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco
5 8 (33.33%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) SLA
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) Service Management
6 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) F5
7 6 (25.00%) Crossbeam
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (25.00%) Sourcefire
7 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (25.00%) Windows 2000
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) Solaris
7 6 (25.00%) Juniper
7 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (25.00%) SIEM
7 6 (25.00%) Cyber Security
8 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
8 5 (20.83%) Network Security
9 4 (16.67%) Time Management
9 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (20.83%) Network Security
5 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) French Language
2 3 (12.50%) German Language
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Economics
2 2 (8.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Solaris
2 6 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Information Security
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) SIEM
3 6 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (16.67%) Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Time Management
4 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Management
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Perl
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) CISSP
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CISA
4 2 (8.33%) CISM
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Juniper
2 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (25.00%) Sourcefire
2 6 (25.00%) Crossbeam
2 6 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (8.33%) Splunk
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
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