The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Security Analyst
Rank 152 169 167
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 10 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.16% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.17% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 0
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +9.18%
Senior 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
2945 3522 3133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.70% 94.70% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1907 2304 2070
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst across the Scotland region.

Senior Security Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Security Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Senior Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +15 10 £42,000 -
Senior Security Analyst
UK

Senior Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (82.61%) Information Security
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) CISSP
4 9 (39.13%) CISM
5 5 (21.74%) Firewall
5 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
5 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) Java
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 3 (13.04%) LAN
7 3 (13.04%) WAN
8 2 (8.70%) Legal
8 2 (8.70%) VLAN
8 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (8.70%) CEH
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) Change Control
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.35%) Splunk
9 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
9 1 (4.35%) LogLogic
9 1 (4.35%) SIEM

Senior Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
2 5 (21.74%) Cyber Security
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) CISSP
2 9 (39.13%) CISM
3 2 (8.70%) CEH
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SSCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Splunk
2 1 (4.35%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.35%) LogLogic