The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 134 168 154
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 33 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 0.22% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.23% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 1
Average salary £41,500 £40,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.46% -19.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Information Security Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3089 3501 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.78% 94.88% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 2235 1871
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the Scotland region.

Information Security Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Information Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Information Security Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 18 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow +8 13 £37,750 -6.79% 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Information Security
2 48 (73.85%) CISSP
3 45 (69.23%) Finance
4 27 (41.54%) Degree
5 23 (35.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (33.85%) CISM
6 22 (33.85%) Cyber Security
7 20 (30.77%) Legal
8 19 (29.23%) Management Information System
9 17 (26.15%) Risk Management
9 17 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (24.62%) Banking
11 14 (21.54%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (21.54%) Network Security
12 12 (18.46%) Cryptography
12 12 (18.46%) Incident Management
12 12 (18.46%) Symantec
13 11 (16.92%) Law
13 11 (16.92%) Data Security
13 11 (16.92%) CISMP
14 10 (15.38%) Security Management
15 8 (12.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 7 (10.77%) CISA
16 7 (10.77%) SWIFT
16 7 (10.77%) Sophos
16 7 (10.77%) Websense
17 6 (9.23%) PCI DSS
17 6 (9.23%) COBIT
18 5 (7.69%) Retail
18 5 (7.69%) Data Protection

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Information 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 Information Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) Network Security
2 4 (6.15%) Intranet
2 4 (6.15%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
General
1 45 (69.23%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Legal
3 16 (24.62%) Banking
4 11 (16.92%) Law
5 5 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Management Information System
2 17 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (18.46%) Cryptography
4 7 (10.77%) SWIFT
5 3 (4.62%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) UNIX
1 3 (4.62%) Windows
1 3 (4.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (100.00%) Information Security
2 22 (33.85%) Cyber Security
3 17 (26.15%) Risk Management
4 14 (21.54%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (18.46%) Incident Management
6 11 (16.92%) Data Security
7 10 (15.38%) Security Management
8 8 (12.31%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (7.69%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.69%) Business Continuity
10 4 (6.15%) Line Management
10 4 (6.15%) Information Security Governance
11 3 (4.62%) Database Security
11 3 (4.62%) ITIL
11 3 (4.62%) Identity Management
11 3 (4.62%) Information Security Management
11 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.62%) Risk Analysis
12 2 (3.08%) Change Control
13 1 (1.54%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 48 (73.85%) CISSP
2 27 (41.54%) Degree
3 22 (33.85%) CISM
4 11 (16.92%) CISMP
5 7 (10.77%) CISA
6 3 (4.62%) GIAC
6 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (3.08%) ISEB
8 1 (1.54%) SSCP
8 1 (1.54%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (35.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.23%) COBIT
2 6 (9.23%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.15%) HIPAA
3 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Symantec
2 7 (10.77%) Sophos
2 7 (10.77%) Websense
3 5 (7.69%) IronPort
3 5 (7.69%) Splunk
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
5 1 (1.54%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.54%) Qualys
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