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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 88 157 138
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 62 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.97% 0.30% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 0.32% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 7 13
Average salary £45,250 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £32,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,950 £55,019 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
2959 3794 2989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.02% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1845 2476 1744
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,319
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 +41 34 £50,000 -3.28% 3
Glasgow +41 33 £42,000 +10.52% 1
Dundee - 6 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 46 (58.23%) Finance
2 34 (43.04%) Information Security
3 32 (40.51%) CISSP
4 28 (35.44%) Firewall
5 23 (29.11%) Degree
6 22 (27.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 22 (27.85%) Cyber Security
7 18 (22.78%) SIEM
8 17 (21.52%) Network Security
8 17 (21.52%) Law
9 16 (20.25%) Linux
10 15 (18.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (16.46%) CEH
12 12 (15.19%) GIAC
13 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
13 11 (13.92%) CISM
13 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
14 10 (12.66%) Android
14 10 (12.66%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (12.66%) CISA
14 10 (12.66%) Windows
14 10 (12.66%) Internet
15 9 (11.39%) UNIX
15 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
15 9 (11.39%) Banking
15 9 (11.39%) CISMP
15 9 (11.39%) Security Testing
16 8 (10.13%) tcpdump
16 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
16 8 (10.13%) GCIA

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.44%) Firewall
2 22 (27.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 17 (21.52%) Network Security
4 10 (12.66%) Internet
5 8 (10.13%) Intranet
5 8 (10.13%) tcpdump
6 6 (7.59%) LAN
6 6 (7.59%) WAN
6 6 (7.59%) DNS
7 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.06%) VPN
8 4 (5.06%) SSL
8 4 (5.06%) DHCP
8 4 (5.06%) IP Telephony
8 4 (5.06%) Wireless
8 4 (5.06%) EIGRP
8 4 (5.06%) TACACS
8 4 (5.06%) HSRP
8 4 (5.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
General
1 46 (58.23%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Law
3 9 (11.39%) Banking
4 8 (10.13%) Legal
5 4 (5.06%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.80%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.13%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.86%) Cryptography
5 4 (5.06%) PKI
6 3 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) Android
3 9 (11.39%) UNIX
4 7 (8.86%) Mac OS X
5 6 (7.59%) AIX
5 6 (7.59%) Solaris
5 6 (7.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) Information Security
2 22 (27.85%) Cyber Security
3 18 (22.78%) SIEM
4 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
5 10 (12.66%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (11.39%) Security Testing
7 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.86%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.33%) Data Security
10 4 (5.06%) ITIL
10 4 (5.06%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (5.06%) Service Management
10 4 (5.06%) Use Case
10 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.06%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (3.80%) Information Security Governance
12 2 (2.53%) Change Control
12 2 (2.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.13%) Assembly Language
2 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.80%) C
2 3 (3.80%) C++
2 3 (3.80%) Java
2 3 (3.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (40.51%) CISSP
2 23 (29.11%) Degree
3 13 (16.46%) CEH
4 12 (15.19%) GIAC
5 11 (13.92%) CISM
6 10 (12.66%) CISA
7 9 (11.39%) CISMP
8 8 (10.13%) GCIA
9 5 (6.33%) CCNA
9 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (5.06%) SSCP
10 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.53%) MCSE
12 2 (2.53%) MCSA
13 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.27%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) Cisco
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.06%) Mitel
2 4 (5.06%) Fortinet
2 4 (5.06%) Riverbed
2 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
2 4 (5.06%) F5
2 4 (5.06%) McAfee
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
3 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.27%) Symantec
4 1 (1.27%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.27%) Sophos
4 1 (1.27%) Websense
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