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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 94 140 150
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 70 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.21% 0.98% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 1.03% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54 27 7
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
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
2967 3487 3106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.71% 94.81% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2276 2048
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 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 31 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
(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
Edinburgh +26 33 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Glasgow +16 29 £37,750 -7.92%
Stirling - 4 £40,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £29,500 -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 83 (62.88%) Information Security
2 67 (50.76%) Finance
3 62 (46.97%) CISSP
4 49 (37.12%) Degree
5 34 (25.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (24.24%) Cyber Security
7 29 (21.97%) CISM
8 28 (21.21%) Firewall
8 28 (21.21%) Network Security
9 25 (18.94%) Law
10 23 (17.42%) Banking
11 21 (15.91%) Management Information System
11 21 (15.91%) Risk Management
11 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (15.15%) Legal
13 18 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
13 18 (13.64%) Internet
13 18 (13.64%) Linux
14 17 (12.88%) Data Centre
15 15 (11.36%) Splunk
15 15 (11.36%) CISMP
16 14 (10.61%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (10.61%) SIEM
17 13 (9.85%) Incident Management
17 13 (9.85%) PCI DSS
17 13 (9.85%) Windows
18 12 (9.09%) UNIX
18 12 (9.09%) Symantec
18 12 (9.09%) Computer Science
18 12 (9.09%) CISA

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.21%) Firewall
1 28 (21.21%) Network Security
2 18 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 18 (13.64%) Internet
3 11 (8.33%) WAN
3 11 (8.33%) LAN
4 8 (6.06%) SSL
4 8 (6.06%) DHCP
4 8 (6.06%) VPN
4 8 (6.06%) EIGRP
4 8 (6.06%) TACACS
4 8 (6.06%) Wireless
4 8 (6.06%) Intranet
4 8 (6.06%) IP Telephony
4 8 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (6.06%) HSRP
4 8 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (4.55%) Wireshark
5 6 (4.55%) IPsec
5 6 (4.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
General
1 67 (50.76%) Finance
2 25 (18.94%) Law
3 23 (17.42%) Banking
4 20 (15.15%) Legal
5 5 (3.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Management Information System
1 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.88%) Data Centre
3 12 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 12 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (5.30%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Linux
2 13 (9.85%) Windows
3 12 (9.09%) UNIX
4 9 (6.82%) Android
5 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.52%) AIX
6 2 (1.52%) Solaris
6 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (62.88%) Information Security
2 32 (24.24%) Cyber Security
3 21 (15.91%) Risk Management
4 14 (10.61%) Risk Assessment
4 14 (10.61%) SIEM
5 13 (9.85%) Incident Management
6 11 (8.33%) Data Security
7 10 (7.58%) Security Management
8 8 (6.06%) Project Management
8 8 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 8 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (5.30%) Performance Management
9 7 (5.30%) Security Architecture
9 7 (5.30%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.55%) Security Testing
10 6 (4.55%) ITIL
11 5 (3.79%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.06%) Assembly Language
2 4 (3.03%) Java
3 2 (1.52%) Python
3 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (46.97%) CISSP
2 49 (37.12%) Degree
3 29 (21.97%) CISM
4 15 (11.36%) CISMP
5 12 (9.09%) CISA
6 10 (7.58%) GIAC
7 9 (6.82%) CEH
8 8 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (6.06%) CCNA
9 7 (5.30%) Security+ Certification
10 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
11 5 (3.79%) GCIA
12 3 (2.27%) SSCP
13 2 (1.52%) ISEB
13 2 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.76%) MCSE
14 1 (0.76%) MCSA
14 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (25.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.85%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.55%) COBIT
4 4 (3.03%) HIPAA
4 4 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Splunk
2 12 (9.09%) Symantec
3 10 (7.58%) ArcSight
4 9 (6.82%) Cisco
4 9 (6.82%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.06%) McAfee
5 8 (6.06%) Riverbed
5 8 (6.06%) SolarWinds
5 8 (6.06%) F5
5 8 (6.06%) Mitel
5 8 (6.06%) Fortinet
6 7 (5.30%) Sophos
6 7 (5.30%) Websense
7 6 (4.55%) Oracle
8 5 (3.79%) IronPort
9 3 (2.27%) LogLogic
10 1 (0.76%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
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