The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 139 142 136
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 29 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 9
Average salary £41,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.90% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £38,750 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.11%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3442 3089 2988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.98% 95.69% 93.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2270 2026 2105
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Security Analyst
UK

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 +1 20 £41,250 -21.42%
Edinburgh -13 8 £34,500 - 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 24 (57.14%) Information Security
2 23 (54.76%) Firewall
3 16 (38.10%) Windows
3 16 (38.10%) Network Security
4 15 (35.71%) SIEM
4 15 (35.71%) Finance
5 14 (33.33%) CISSP
6 11 (26.19%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (23.81%) CEH
7 10 (23.81%) Linux
7 10 (23.81%) GIAC
8 7 (16.67%) Legal
9 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 6 (14.29%) CISA
9 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 6 (14.29%) Internet
9 6 (14.29%) GCIA
9 6 (14.29%) Security Testing
9 6 (14.29%) tcpdump
10 5 (11.90%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (11.90%) Computer Security
10 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
10 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.90%) ITIL
10 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
10 5 (11.90%) Law
11 4 (9.52%) Wireless
11 4 (9.52%) VPN
11 4 (9.52%) Cisco

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) Firewall
2 16 (38.10%) Network Security
3 11 (26.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (14.29%) tcpdump
4 6 (14.29%) Internet
5 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
6 4 (9.52%) VPN
6 4 (9.52%) Wireless
7 3 (7.14%) IPsec
7 3 (7.14%) TACACS
7 3 (7.14%) SSL
7 3 (7.14%) DNS
7 3 (7.14%) LDAP
7 3 (7.14%) HTTP
7 3 (7.14%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.38%) FTP
8 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Legal
3 5 (11.90%) Law
4 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.14%) Electronics
5 2 (4.76%) Publishing
6 1 (2.38%) Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XML
1 3 (7.14%) LAMP
1 3 (7.14%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) PKI
2 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.38%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Information Security
2 15 (35.71%) SIEM
3 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 6 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (11.90%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) Computer Security
4 5 (11.90%) Data Protection
4 5 (11.90%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 4 (9.52%) Analytics
6 3 (7.14%) Cyber Security
6 3 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (7.14%) E-Discovery
6 3 (7.14%) Pattern Recognition
6 3 (7.14%) OWASP
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) ITSM
6 3 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Perl
1 2 (4.76%) Python
1 2 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (2.38%) C++
2 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) CISSP
2 10 (23.81%) GIAC
2 10 (23.81%) CEH
3 6 (14.29%) GCIA
3 6 (14.29%) CISA
4 4 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) SSCP
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Sun
2 3 (7.14%) Juniper
2 3 (7.14%) F5
2 3 (7.14%) ArcSight
2 3 (7.14%) LogLogic
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee
4 1 (2.38%) Websense
4 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago