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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 129 135 140
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 38 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.55% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 30 12 9
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,050 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
3542 2925 2956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 94.54% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2278 1926 2047
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 23 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Edinburgh +5 13 £34,500 +15.00% 3
Argyll and Bute - 1 £53,000 -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 32 (62.75%) Firewall
1 32 (62.75%) Information Security
2 24 (47.06%) Network Security
3 21 (41.18%) Windows
4 17 (33.33%) CISSP
4 17 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 16 (31.37%) Legal
6 15 (29.41%) CEH
6 15 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (27.45%) Finance
8 13 (25.49%) Law
8 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
8 13 (25.49%) ITIL
9 12 (23.53%) VPN
9 12 (23.53%) Wireless
10 11 (21.57%) Security Management
10 11 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (19.61%) ISMS
11 10 (19.61%) SIEM
11 10 (19.61%) Information Security Management
11 10 (19.61%) Linux
11 10 (19.61%) UNIX
12 9 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (17.65%) Degree
13 8 (15.69%) GCIA
13 8 (15.69%) tcpdump
14 7 (13.73%) Regular Expression
14 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
14 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
15 6 (11.76%) Data Security

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (62.75%) Firewall
2 24 (47.06%) Network Security
3 15 (29.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
5 12 (23.53%) VPN
5 12 (23.53%) Wireless
6 8 (15.69%) tcpdump
7 4 (7.84%) SSH
7 4 (7.84%) FTP
7 4 (7.84%) HTTP
7 4 (7.84%) Internet
7 4 (7.84%) Wireshark
7 4 (7.84%) LDAP
8 2 (3.92%) LAN
8 2 (3.92%) WAN
8 2 (3.92%) DHCP
8 2 (3.92%) DNS
8 2 (3.92%) SAN
9 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (31.37%) Legal
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 13 (25.49%) Law
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.92%) Publishing
6 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) COM
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.88%) Open Source
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.96%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Windows
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) UNIX
3 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Information Security
2 13 (25.49%) ITIL
3 11 (21.57%) Security Management
4 10 (19.61%) Information Security Management
4 10 (19.61%) ISMS
4 10 (19.61%) SIEM
5 9 (17.65%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
7 6 (11.76%) Data Security
7 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 5 (9.80%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (9.80%) Computer Security
8 5 (9.80%) E-Discovery
9 4 (7.84%) Analytics
9 4 (7.84%) Cyber Security
9 4 (7.84%) Security Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Information Management
10 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Perl
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
1 2 (3.92%) Python
1 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
1 2 (3.92%) Ruby
2 1 (1.96%) C++
2 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (33.33%) CISSP
2 15 (29.41%) CEH
3 9 (17.65%) Degree
4 8 (15.69%) GCIA
5 5 (9.80%) GIAC
6 4 (7.84%) GSEC
6 4 (7.84%) GCIH
6 4 (7.84%) CISA
6 4 (7.84%) GWAPT
6 4 (7.84%) GPEN
6 4 (7.84%) OSCP
6 4 (7.84%) OSCE
7 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.92%) SSCP
8 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.96%) CISM
9 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) XenApp
2 2 (3.92%) vSphere
2 2 (3.92%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.92%) LogLogic
3 2 (3.92%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + CAR
Posted: 6 days ago