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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 143 158 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 18 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.066% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.069% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 0
Average salary £43,000 £72,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.68% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
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
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -1 11 £43,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 7 £43,000 -
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Information Security
2 18 (51.43%) Management Information System
3 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 14 (40.00%) Unix
5 13 (37.14%) SIEM
6 12 (34.29%) Security Operations
6 12 (34.29%) CISSP
6 12 (34.29%) Finance
7 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
8 10 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (20.00%) Firewall
9 7 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (20.00%) Banking
10 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
10 6 (17.14%) Security Management
10 6 (17.14%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (14.29%) SSCP
11 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (14.29%) Marketing
12 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
12 4 (11.43%) McAfee
12 4 (11.43%) HTML
12 4 (11.43%) Perl
12 4 (11.43%) PHP
12 4 (11.43%) ITIL
12 4 (11.43%) FTP
12 4 (11.43%) HTTP

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) FTP
2 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) HTTPS
2 4 (11.43%) SSL
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.71%) tcpdump
3 2 (5.71%) VPN
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
3 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Law
4 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
5 1 (2.86%) CESG
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (37.14%) SIEM
3 12 (34.29%) Security Operations
4 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
5 10 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
7 6 (17.14%) Security Management
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) ITIL
9 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (11.43%) Malware Analysis
10 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
10 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (5.71%) Data Security
11 2 (5.71%) Operations Management
11 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Perl
1 4 (11.43%) PHP
2 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) CISSP
2 5 (14.29%) SSCP
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) CCNP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) CISM
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) MCTS
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCFP
4 1 (2.86%) CEH
4 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (11.43%) McAfee
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Proofpoint
3 2 (5.71%) Qualys