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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 124 162 162
Rank change year-on-year
+38 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 41 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.30% 0.28% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.29% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 35 10 0
Average salary £37,750 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
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
2951 3427 3093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.62% 94.83% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2223 2031
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 August 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 August 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
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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
Glasgow +21 21 £37,750 -7.92%
Edinburgh - 18 £45,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 72 (100.00%) Information Security
2 55 (76.39%) CISSP
3 52 (72.22%) Finance
4 31 (43.06%) Degree
5 29 (40.28%) CISM
6 27 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (37.50%) Cyber Security
7 20 (27.78%) Legal
7 20 (27.78%) Banking
8 19 (26.39%) Management Information System
9 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (20.83%) CISMP
11 14 (19.44%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (19.44%) Network Security
12 13 (18.06%) Incident Management
13 12 (16.67%) Symantec
14 11 (15.28%) Cryptography
14 11 (15.28%) Data Security
14 11 (15.28%) Law
15 10 (13.89%) Security Management
16 8 (11.11%) Intranet
16 8 (11.11%) Internet
16 8 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 7 (9.72%) SWIFT
17 7 (9.72%) Sophos
17 7 (9.72%) Websense
17 7 (9.72%) CISA
18 6 (8.33%) PCI DSS
18 6 (8.33%) COBIT

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (19.44%) Network Security
2 8 (11.11%) Intranet
2 8 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 52 (72.22%) Finance
2 20 (27.78%) Legal
2 20 (27.78%) Banking
3 11 (15.28%) Law
4 5 (6.94%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Management Information System
2 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (15.28%) Cryptography
4 7 (9.72%) SWIFT
5 3 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) UNIX
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
1 3 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (37.50%) Cyber Security
3 18 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 14 (19.44%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (18.06%) Incident Management
6 11 (15.28%) Data Security
7 10 (13.89%) Security Management
8 8 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (6.94%) Data Protection
9 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
10 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.56%) Information Security Governance
10 4 (5.56%) Line Management
11 3 (4.17%) Database Security
11 3 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (4.17%) ITIL
11 3 (4.17%) Identity Management
11 3 (4.17%) Information Security Management
12 2 (2.78%) Change Control
13 1 (1.39%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 55 (76.39%) CISSP
2 31 (43.06%) Degree
3 29 (40.28%) CISM
4 15 (20.83%) CISMP
5 7 (9.72%) CISA
6 3 (4.17%) GIAC
6 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.78%) ISEB
8 1 (1.39%) SSCP
8 1 (1.39%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.33%) COBIT
2 6 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.56%) HIPAA
3 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (16.67%) Symantec
2 7 (9.72%) Sophos
2 7 (9.72%) Websense
3 5 (6.94%) IronPort
3 5 (6.94%) Splunk
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle