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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 141 171 -
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.027% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.028% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 0
Average salary £45,850 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
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
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 8 £42,250 -2.87% 2
Edinburgh - 7 £50,000 - 1
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 15 (88.24%) Finance
3 12 (70.59%) CISSP
4 11 (64.71%) Cyber Security
5 9 (52.94%) Degree
6 8 (47.06%) CISM
7 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (35.29%) CISMP
8 6 (35.29%) Banking
9 5 (29.41%) Intranet
9 5 (29.41%) Internet
10 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
11 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
11 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (11.76%) Network Security
12 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
12 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
12 2 (11.76%) Law
12 2 (11.76%) Legal
12 2 (11.76%) Data Security
13 1 (5.88%) Security Management
13 1 (5.88%) Symantec
13 1 (5.88%) Sophos
13 1 (5.88%) Websense
13 1 (5.88%) SSCP
13 1 (5.88%) CMS
13 1 (5.88%) GIAC
13 1 (5.88%) HTTP

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Intranet
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Law
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (64.71%) Cyber Security
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) Data Security
6 1 (5.88%) Security Management
6 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) CISSP
2 9 (52.94%) Degree
3 8 (47.06%) CISM
4 6 (35.29%) CISMP
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) GIAC
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec
1 1 (5.88%) Sophos
1 1 (5.88%) Websense
1 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £41500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago