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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 143 99 167
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +68
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 17 62 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 1.98% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 2.07% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 35 11
Median salary £32,500 £45,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £37,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,000 £51,698
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
2717 2995 3832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.17% 95.60% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1681 1885 2503
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -23 14 £33,750 -19.64% 1
Edinburgh -24 3 £24,250 -51.50%
Security Analyst
UK

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 31 (58.49%) Security Operations
2 28 (52.83%) Information Security
3 24 (45.28%) SIEM
4 21 (39.62%) CISSP
5 16 (30.19%) Management Information System
5 16 (30.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (26.42%) Network Security
6 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
6 14 (26.42%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (22.64%) ITIL
8 11 (20.75%) Unix
8 11 (20.75%) Windows
8 11 (20.75%) CISA
8 11 (20.75%) CEH
8 11 (20.75%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (18.87%) Firewall
9 10 (18.87%) Identity Management
9 10 (18.87%) GIAC
10 9 (16.98%) GCIA
10 9 (16.98%) tcpdump
11 8 (15.09%) Retail
11 8 (15.09%) Finance
11 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (13.21%) Security Management
12 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
12 7 (13.21%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (13.21%) Banking
13 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (11.32%) Law

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 16 (30.19%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (26.42%) Network Security
3 10 (18.87%) Firewall
4 9 (16.98%) tcpdump
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) LAN
6 1 (1.89%) SAN
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) VLAN
6 1 (1.89%) WAN
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
1 8 (15.09%) Retail
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Law
4 5 (9.43%) Marketing
5 4 (7.55%) Legal
6 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Management Information System
2 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 14 (26.42%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) CESG
5 1 (1.89%) SCADA
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Unix
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Security Operations
2 28 (52.83%) Information Security
3 24 (45.28%) SIEM
4 12 (22.64%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (22.64%) ITIL
5 11 (20.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (18.87%) Identity Management
7 7 (13.21%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
7 7 (13.21%) Security Management
8 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (7.55%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 3 (5.66%) Internal Audit
11 3 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (5.66%) Web Filtering
12 2 (3.77%) Identity Access Management
12 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) CISSP
2 11 (20.75%) CEH
2 11 (20.75%) CISA
3 10 (18.87%) GIAC
4 9 (16.98%) GCIA
5 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (9.43%) Degree
7 3 (5.66%) CISM
7 3 (5.66%) SSCP
8 2 (3.77%) CISMP
8 2 (3.77%) SANS
9 1 (1.89%) CCFP
9 1 (1.89%) CCIP
9 1 (1.89%) CCNA
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) COBIT
2 2 (3.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Nessus
2 1 (1.89%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco
2 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
2 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
2 1 (1.89%) Juniper
2 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy
2 1 (1.89%) Sourcefire
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