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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security Analyst
Rank 160 164 153
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.064% 0.061% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.065% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Average salary £52,500 - £39,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 - £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
2950 3096 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.82% 95.06% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1974 2148
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -4 1 £32,500 -
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Legal
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Law
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (10.00%) CMS
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (10.00%) ArcSight

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
2 3 (30.00%) Law
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (40.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) ArcSight