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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 143 94 146
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 19 73 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 2.29% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 2.40% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 60 27
Median salary £40,500 £38,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.53% -4.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £35,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.17%
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
2755 3040 3558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.16% 95.30% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1955 2346
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 26 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 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 -25 13 £39,000 -
Stirling +17 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Edinburgh -22 2 £20,000 -42.85%
Lanarkshire 0 1 £46,000 +15.00%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 24 (63.16%) Information Security
2 20 (52.63%) Security Operations
3 11 (28.95%) Finance
3 11 (28.95%) SIEM
4 9 (23.68%) CISSP
5 8 (21.05%) Windows
5 8 (21.05%) ITIL
5 8 (21.05%) Degree
5 8 (21.05%) Network Security
6 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (18.42%) Unix
6 7 (18.42%) CISM
6 7 (18.42%) Firewall
6 7 (18.42%) Identity Management
7 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (13.16%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
8 5 (13.16%) CISA
9 4 (10.53%) Law
9 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
9 4 (10.53%) CEH
9 4 (10.53%) COBIT
9 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.53%) Web Filtering

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 8 (21.05%) Network Security
2 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.26%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) VLAN
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Law
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) FMCG
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Information Security
2 20 (52.63%) Security Operations
3 11 (28.95%) SIEM
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Identity Management
5 7 (18.42%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.16%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
8 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (10.53%) Web Filtering
9 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity Management
9 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CISSP
2 8 (21.05%) Degree
3 7 (18.42%) CISM
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (13.16%) CISA
6 4 (10.53%) CEH
6 4 (10.53%) GIAC
7 2 (5.26%) CISMP
7 2 (5.26%) GCIA
7 2 (5.26%) SANS
8 1 (2.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) COBIT
2 3 (7.89%) ISO22301
3 1 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (2.63%) QRadar
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Altiris
1 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco
1 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
1 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy