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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 120 133 154
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 12 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 1.03% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.08% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 6
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £47,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
2241 2950 3154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.19% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1918 2057
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 4 December 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 +12 12 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 14 (51.85%) Unix
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Information Security
3 10 (37.04%) Finance
4 9 (33.33%) Network Security
5 8 (29.63%) Firewall
5 8 (29.63%) Security Operations
5 8 (29.63%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (25.93%) SIEM
7 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco
8 5 (18.52%) Degree
8 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
9 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
9 4 (14.81%) PKI
9 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
9 4 (14.81%) AIX
9 4 (14.81%) Solaris
9 4 (14.81%) Linux
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) DNS
9 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
9 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (11.11%) CISSP
10 3 (11.11%) Banking

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 9 (33.33%) Network Security
2 8 (29.63%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.70%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Law
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) PKI
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Unix
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) AIX
2 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
2 4 (14.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Data Loss Prevention
2 8 (29.63%) Security Operations
3 7 (25.93%) SIEM
4 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (14.81%) Process Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Data Security
6 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (7.41%) CISA
3 2 (7.41%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CEH
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) GCIH
4 1 (3.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) COBIT
1 2 (7.41%) ISO22301
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.70%) Altiris
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