The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 152 93 160
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 61 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 2.04% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 2.13% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 12
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £51,028
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
2725 2861 3682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.58% 95.49% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1643 1802 2415
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% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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 -37 13 £35,000 -16.66%
Edinburgh -20 1 £28,500 -32.94%
Lanarkshire - 1 £46,000 -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (64.00%) Security Operations
2 27 (54.00%) Information Security
3 23 (46.00%) SIEM
4 17 (34.00%) CISSP
5 16 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
6 13 (26.00%) Windows
6 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
6 13 (26.00%) Network Security
6 13 (26.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (24.00%) Unix
8 11 (22.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (20.00%) ITIL
9 10 (20.00%) Firewall
9 10 (20.00%) Identity Management
9 10 (20.00%) CEH
9 10 (20.00%) GIAC
10 9 (18.00%) CISA
11 8 (16.00%) tcpdump
11 8 (16.00%) GCIA
12 7 (14.00%) Retail
12 7 (14.00%) Finance
12 7 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (12.00%) Law
13 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
14 5 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 5 (10.00%) Degree
15 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 16 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 13 (26.00%) Network Security
3 10 (20.00%) Firewall
4 8 (16.00%) tcpdump
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
5 2 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) LAN
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) WAN
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
1 7 (14.00%) Retail
2 6 (12.00%) Law
3 4 (8.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Data Centre
1 13 (26.00%) Management Information System
1 13 (26.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) SCADA
4 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Security Operations
2 27 (54.00%) Information Security
3 23 (46.00%) SIEM
4 11 (22.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 10 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (8.00%) Security Management
8 4 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (6.00%) Internal Audit
9 3 (6.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) Web Filtering
10 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) CISSP
2 10 (20.00%) CEH
2 10 (20.00%) GIAC
3 9 (18.00%) CISA
4 8 (16.00%) GCIA
5 7 (14.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (6.00%) CISM
7 3 (6.00%) SSCP
8 2 (4.00%) CISMP
9 1 (2.00%) CCIP
9 1 (2.00%) CCNA
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) COBIT
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Nessus
2 1 (2.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.00%) Juniper
2 1 (2.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy
2 1 (2.00%) Sourcefire