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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 123 138 162
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 38 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 0.72% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.75% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 1
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +5 22 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Edinburgh +6 9 £40,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 7 £43,000 -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 51 (68.92%) Information Security
2 39 (52.70%) Security Operations
3 33 (44.59%) SIEM
4 30 (40.54%) CISSP
5 25 (33.78%) Finance
6 23 (31.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (28.38%) Management Information System
7 21 (28.38%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (27.03%) Data Centre
9 18 (24.32%) Security Operations Centre
9 18 (24.32%) Banking
10 16 (21.62%) Windows
11 15 (20.27%) Unix
11 15 (20.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 14 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (18.92%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (18.92%) Network Security
13 13 (17.57%) Firewall
14 11 (14.86%) CISA
14 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
14 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
14 11 (14.86%) Degree
14 11 (14.86%) tcpdump
14 11 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (13.51%) Retail
15 10 (13.51%) CEH
15 10 (13.51%) Law
15 10 (13.51%) GIAC
16 9 (12.16%) ITIL
16 9 (12.16%) GCIA

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (6.76%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (18.92%) Network Security
3 13 (17.57%) Firewall
4 11 (14.86%) tcpdump
5 4 (5.41%) FTP
5 4 (5.41%) HTTP
5 4 (5.41%) HTTPS
5 4 (5.41%) SSL
5 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
6 2 (2.70%) Wireless
6 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.35%) LAN
7 1 (1.35%) VLAN
7 1 (1.35%) WAN
General
1 25 (33.78%) Finance
2 18 (24.32%) Banking
3 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
4 10 (13.51%) Law
4 10 (13.51%) Retail
5 5 (6.76%) Marketing
6 4 (5.41%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Management Information System
2 20 (27.03%) Data Centre
3 18 (24.32%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.05%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.05%) PKI
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.35%) CESG
7 1 (1.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Windows
2 15 (20.27%) Unix
3 3 (4.05%) Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.92%) Information Security
2 39 (52.70%) Security Operations
3 33 (44.59%) SIEM
4 21 (28.38%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (20.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 14 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
6 14 (18.92%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
8 9 (12.16%) ITIL
9 8 (10.81%) Computer Security
9 8 (10.81%) Project Management
9 8 (10.81%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.81%) Security Patching
10 7 (9.46%) Security Architecture
10 7 (9.46%) Security Management
11 6 (8.11%) Identity Management
11 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (6.76%) Performance Management
12 5 (6.76%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) Perl
1 4 (5.41%) PHP
2 1 (1.35%) C
2 1 (1.35%) Java
2 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (40.54%) CISSP
2 11 (14.86%) CISA
2 11 (14.86%) Degree
3 10 (13.51%) CEH
3 10 (13.51%) GIAC
4 9 (12.16%) GCIA
5 5 (6.76%) IISP
5 5 (6.76%) SSCP
6 3 (4.05%) CCNA
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.05%) CISM
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.70%) CCNP
7 2 (2.70%) MCSE
7 2 (2.70%) MCTS
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.70%) SANS
8 1 (1.35%) CCFP
8 1 (1.35%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.05%) COBIT
4 2 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.05%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (5.41%) ArcSight
2 4 (5.41%) McAfee
2 4 (5.41%) Splunk
3 3 (4.05%) Cisco
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Proofpoint
4 2 (2.70%) Qualys
5 1 (1.35%) Juniper
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) Sourcefire
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