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

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Analyst
Rank 129 171 162
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 31 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 0.049% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.052% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 0
Average salary £42,250 £42,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
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
2929 3834 2988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.94% 94.76% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 2523 1766
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +24 18 £42,000 -1.75% 2
Edinburgh - 13 £50,000 -
Information Security Analyst
UK

Information Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 32 (100.00%) Information Security
2 27 (84.38%) Finance
3 21 (65.63%) Cyber Security
4 20 (62.50%) CISSP
5 16 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (50.00%) Degree
6 11 (34.38%) CISM
7 9 (28.13%) CISMP
7 9 (28.13%) Banking
7 9 (28.13%) Risk Management
8 8 (25.00%) Legal
8 8 (25.00%) Intranet
8 8 (25.00%) Internet
9 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
9 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
9 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.63%) Network Security
10 5 (15.63%) Cryptography
10 5 (15.63%) Law
10 5 (15.63%) Data Security
11 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
12 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
12 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
12 3 (9.38%) Information Security Governance
12 3 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 2 (6.25%) COBIT
13 2 (6.25%) Change Control

Information Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (3.13%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Intranet
1 8 (25.00%) Internet
2 5 (15.63%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
General
1 27 (84.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 8 (25.00%) Legal
4 5 (15.63%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Cryptography
3 3 (9.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Information Security
2 21 (65.63%) Cyber Security
3 9 (28.13%) Risk Management
4 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.63%) Data Security
6 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 3 (9.38%) Information Security Governance
8 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.25%) Change Control
9 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.13%) Security Management
9 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.13%) Project Management
9 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.13%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) CISSP
2 16 (50.00%) Degree
3 11 (34.38%) CISM
4 9 (28.13%) CISMP
5 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.25%) CISA
7 2 (6.25%) GIAC
8 1 (3.13%) ISEB
8 1 (3.13%) SSCP
8 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Symantec
1 1 (3.13%) Sophos
1 1 (3.13%) Websense
1 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
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Salary: £37500 - £55000 per annum + DOE Excellent Benefits
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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