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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 98 159 150
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 54 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.83% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.39% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 36 9 2
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,358 £37,000
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
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Glasgow +25 32 £42,000 +0.59% 7
Edinburgh +39 22 £50,000 -3.28% 1
Dundee - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (57.30%) Finance
2 38 (42.70%) Information Security
3 35 (39.33%) CISSP
4 33 (37.08%) Firewall
5 26 (29.21%) Degree
6 23 (25.84%) Cyber Security
7 22 (24.72%) Network Security
7 22 (24.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (22.47%) Law
9 18 (20.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (20.22%) SIEM
10 16 (17.98%) Linux
11 14 (15.73%) Internet
12 13 (14.61%) GIAC
12 13 (14.61%) CISM
12 13 (14.61%) CEH
13 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
14 11 (12.36%) Windows
14 11 (12.36%) LAN
14 11 (12.36%) WAN
15 10 (11.24%) Android
15 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
15 10 (11.24%) Systems Analysis
15 10 (11.24%) Cisco
15 10 (11.24%) UNIX
15 10 (11.24%) CISA
15 10 (11.24%) Management Information System
15 10 (11.24%) CheckPoint
16 9 (10.11%) Legal
16 9 (10.11%) CCNA

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.08%) Firewall
2 22 (24.72%) Network Security
2 22 (24.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (15.73%) Internet
4 11 (12.36%) LAN
4 11 (12.36%) WAN
5 8 (8.99%) tcpdump
5 8 (8.99%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (8.99%) IP Telephony
5 8 (8.99%) SSL
5 8 (8.99%) DHCP
5 8 (8.99%) VPN
5 8 (8.99%) Wireless
5 8 (8.99%) Intranet
5 8 (8.99%) EIGRP
5 8 (8.99%) TACACS
5 8 (8.99%) HSRP
5 8 (8.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (6.74%) DNS
6 6 (6.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
General
1 51 (57.30%) Finance
2 20 (22.47%) Law
3 9 (10.11%) Legal
3 9 (10.11%) Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
1 10 (11.24%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.99%) Cryptography
2 8 (8.99%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) PKI
4 3 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Linux
2 11 (12.36%) Windows
3 10 (11.24%) Android
3 10 (11.24%) UNIX
4 7 (7.87%) Mac OS X
5 6 (6.74%) AIX
5 6 (6.74%) Solaris
5 6 (6.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) Information Security
2 23 (25.84%) Cyber Security
3 18 (20.22%) SIEM
4 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
5 10 (11.24%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (10.11%) Security Testing
7 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.99%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.99%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (6.74%) Data Security
9 5 (5.62%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.49%) ITIL
10 4 (4.49%) Service Management
10 4 (4.49%) Use Case
10 4 (4.49%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.37%) Information Security Governance
11 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (3.37%) Project Management
12 2 (2.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) Assembly Language
2 4 (4.49%) Java
3 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.37%) Python
4 2 (2.25%) C
4 2 (2.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (39.33%) CISSP
2 26 (29.21%) Degree
3 13 (14.61%) GIAC
3 13 (14.61%) CISM
3 13 (14.61%) CEH
4 10 (11.24%) CISA
5 9 (10.11%) CCNA
5 9 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.11%) CISMP
6 8 (8.99%) GCIA
7 4 (4.49%) SSCP
8 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.25%) MCSE
9 2 (2.25%) MCSA
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.25%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (1.12%) GCIH
10 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.62%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Cisco
1 10 (11.24%) CheckPoint
2 8 (8.99%) Mitel
2 8 (8.99%) SolarWinds
2 8 (8.99%) F5
2 8 (8.99%) Riverbed
2 8 (8.99%) Fortinet
2 8 (8.99%) McAfee
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle
5 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.25%) Splunk
5 2 (2.25%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.12%) Websense
6 1 (1.12%) Symantec
6 1 (1.12%) Sophos
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