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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 114 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 21 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.92% 1.25% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.31% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 15
Median salary £43,250 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £18,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +1.12%

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
2180 2821 3050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.99% 95.63% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1815 1937
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 15 £44,000 +14.28% 1
Edinburgh 0 6 £26,000 +30.00%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 17 (56.67%) Information Security
2 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco
3 14 (46.67%) Windows
4 13 (43.33%) Unix
4 13 (43.33%) Security Operations
5 11 (36.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 11 (36.67%) SIEM
6 10 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
8 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
8 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
8 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (26.67%) tcpdump
9 7 (23.33%) Process Improvement
9 7 (23.33%) Network Security
9 7 (23.33%) PKI
9 7 (23.33%) Sourcefire
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) DNS
10 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
11 5 (16.67%) F5
11 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
11 5 (16.67%) SSL
11 5 (16.67%) Juniper

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) tcpdump
2 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
3 7 (23.33%) DNS
3 7 (23.33%) Network Security
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (16.67%) SSL
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (23.33%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Unix
3 7 (23.33%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Information Security
2 13 (43.33%) Security Operations
3 11 (36.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 11 (36.67%) SIEM
4 10 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 8 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
6 7 (23.33%) Process Improvement
7 5 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (6.67%) Forensic Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Malware Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (3.33%) ITIL
9 1 (3.33%) Security Auditing
9 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) CISSP
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (23.33%) Sourcefire
4 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (16.67%) F5
5 5 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard
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