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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 111 159 140
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 45 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 0.35% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.37% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 12
Average salary £45,850 £48,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.97% +48.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £38,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,849 £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
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Edinburgh +26 29 £50,000 -3.28% 4
Glasgow +31 20 £43,750 +0.57% 2
Dundee - 8 - -
Stirling - 3 £52,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 37 (63.79%) Finance
2 27 (46.55%) Firewall
3 26 (44.83%) CISSP
4 25 (43.10%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (37.93%) Information Security
6 21 (36.21%) SIEM
7 15 (25.86%) CEH
7 15 (25.86%) Degree
8 14 (24.14%) GIAC
9 13 (22.41%) Law
9 13 (22.41%) Linux
10 12 (20.69%) Cyber Security
11 11 (18.97%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (18.97%) Windows
12 10 (17.24%) Network Security
13 9 (15.52%) Security Testing
13 9 (15.52%) UNIX
14 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.79%) GCIA
14 8 (13.79%) CISA
14 8 (13.79%) CISM
14 8 (13.79%) tcpdump
15 7 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
16 6 (10.34%) CISMP
16 6 (10.34%) Banking
16 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
16 6 (10.34%) SSCP
16 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
16 6 (10.34%) DNS

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (46.55%) Firewall
2 25 (43.10%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (17.24%) Network Security
4 8 (13.79%) tcpdump
5 6 (10.34%) DNS
6 5 (8.62%) Intranet
6 5 (8.62%) Internet
6 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.45%) LAN
7 2 (3.45%) WAN
7 2 (3.45%) VLAN
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
General
1 37 (63.79%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Law
3 6 (10.34%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) XML
2 2 (3.45%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (6.90%) PKI
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.45%) Open Source
5 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 11 (18.97%) Windows
3 9 (15.52%) UNIX
4 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
4 6 (10.34%) AIX
4 6 (10.34%) Solaris
4 6 (10.34%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Information Security
2 21 (36.21%) SIEM
3 12 (20.69%) Cyber Security
4 11 (18.97%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (15.52%) Security Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) Service Management
7 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.90%) Use Case
7 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.45%) Analytics
9 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (3.45%) Data Security
9 2 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (1.72%) Information Management
10 1 (1.72%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) Assembly Language
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) Java
2 3 (5.17%) Python
3 2 (3.45%) C
3 2 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) CISSP
2 15 (25.86%) CEH
2 15 (25.86%) Degree
3 14 (24.14%) GIAC
4 8 (13.79%) GCIA
4 8 (13.79%) CISA
4 8 (13.79%) CISM
5 6 (10.34%) SSCP
5 6 (10.34%) CISMP
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.45%) MCSE
6 2 (3.45%) MCSA
7 1 (1.72%) CCNA
7 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.72%) GCIH
7 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec
4 1 (1.72%) Sophos
4 1 (1.72%) Websense
4 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
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