The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Information Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security Analyst
Rank 152 129 174
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +45
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 5 31 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 1.04% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.09% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 1
Median salary £46,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
2690 2836 3654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.66% 95.55% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1787 2385
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Information Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title.

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -27 4 £47,000 +24.50%
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Information Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 11 (55.00%) Unix
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) SIEM
4 9 (45.00%) Security Operations
5 8 (40.00%) CISSP
6 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (20.00%) Banking
8 4 (20.00%) Security Management
9 3 (15.00%) SSCP
9 3 (15.00%) CISM
9 3 (15.00%) Nessus
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (15.00%) Marketing
9 3 (15.00%) Internal Audit
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
10 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
10 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
10 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Unix
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) Security Operations
2 9 (45.00%) SIEM
3 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Security Management
6 3 (15.00%) Internal Audit
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CISM
2 3 (15.00%) SSCP
3 2 (10.00%) CISMP
4 1 (5.00%) CEH
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Nessus