The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 92 148 149
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 71 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.27% 0.73% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 0.77% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 56 19 5
Average salary £37,750 £41,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.92% -21.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
2919 3501 3126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.44% 95.14% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2319 2040
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Scotland region.

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

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 Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 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 36 £37,750 -9.58% 1
Edinburgh +29 31 £45,000 +30.43%
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £29,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title.

1 73 (59.35%) Information Security
2 65 (52.85%) Finance
3 63 (51.22%) CISSP
4 47 (38.21%) Degree
5 35 (28.46%) Firewall
6 31 (25.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 30 (24.39%) Network Security
8 28 (22.76%) Cyber Security
9 26 (21.14%) Law
9 26 (21.14%) CISM
10 21 (17.07%) Banking
10 21 (17.07%) Data Centre
11 20 (16.26%) SIEM
11 20 (16.26%) Management Information System
11 20 (16.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 18 (14.63%) Risk Management
12 18 (14.63%) Legal
12 18 (14.63%) Internet
13 17 (13.82%) Linux
14 15 (12.20%) CISMP
14 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (11.38%) Risk Assessment
15 14 (11.38%) CISA
16 13 (10.57%) Windows
16 13 (10.57%) Cryptography
16 13 (10.57%) GIAC
16 13 (10.57%) Incident Management
16 13 (10.57%) CEH
16 13 (10.57%) Computer Science
16 13 (10.57%) Splunk

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited 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 Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.46%) Firewall
2 30 (24.39%) Network Security
3 20 (16.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (14.63%) Internet
5 12 (9.76%) LAN
5 12 (9.76%) WAN
6 8 (6.50%) DHCP
6 8 (6.50%) VPN
6 8 (6.50%) SSL
6 8 (6.50%) EIGRP
6 8 (6.50%) TACACS
6 8 (6.50%) Wireless
6 8 (6.50%) Intranet
6 8 (6.50%) IP Telephony
6 8 (6.50%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (6.50%) tcpdump
6 8 (6.50%) HSRP
6 8 (6.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (4.88%) Wireshark
7 6 (4.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
General
1 65 (52.85%) Finance
2 26 (21.14%) Law
3 21 (17.07%) Banking
4 18 (14.63%) Legal
5 5 (4.07%) Retail
6 2 (1.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 20 (16.26%) Management Information System
3 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (10.57%) Cryptography
4 13 (10.57%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.50%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (5.69%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.82%) Linux
2 13 (10.57%) Windows
3 12 (9.76%) UNIX
4 10 (8.13%) Android
5 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.63%) AIX
6 2 (1.63%) Solaris
6 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (59.35%) Information Security
2 28 (22.76%) Cyber Security
3 20 (16.26%) SIEM
4 18 (14.63%) Risk Management
5 14 (11.38%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (10.57%) Incident Management
7 11 (8.94%) Data Security
8 9 (7.32%) Security Management
8 9 (7.32%) Security Testing
9 8 (6.50%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (6.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (6.50%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.50%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (4.88%) ITIL
10 6 (4.88%) Project Management
10 6 (4.88%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.07%) Security Architecture
11 5 (4.07%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.07%) Vulnerability Management
12 4 (3.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.50%) Assembly Language
2 5 (4.07%) Java
3 2 (1.63%) Python
3 2 (1.63%) C
3 2 (1.63%) C++
3 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (51.22%) CISSP
2 47 (38.21%) Degree
3 26 (21.14%) CISM
4 15 (12.20%) CISMP
5 14 (11.38%) CISA
6 13 (10.57%) GIAC
6 13 (10.57%) CEH
7 9 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (7.32%) CCNA
8 8 (6.50%) GCIA
9 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
9 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
10 5 (4.07%) Security+ Certification
11 3 (2.44%) SSCP
12 2 (1.63%) ISEB
12 2 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.81%) GCIH
13 1 (0.81%) MCSE
13 1 (0.81%) MCSA
13 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (25.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (8.13%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.25%) HIPAA
3 4 (3.25%) COBIT
3 4 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 13 (10.57%) Splunk
2 12 (9.76%) Symantec
3 9 (7.32%) Cisco
3 9 (7.32%) CheckPoint
4 8 (6.50%) McAfee
4 8 (6.50%) ArcSight
4 8 (6.50%) Mitel
4 8 (6.50%) Fortinet
4 8 (6.50%) Riverbed
4 8 (6.50%) SolarWinds
4 8 (6.50%) F5
5 7 (5.69%) Sophos
5 7 (5.69%) Websense
6 6 (4.88%) Oracle
7 5 (4.07%) IronPort
8 3 (2.44%) LogLogic
9 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
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