The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 63 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 7 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.08% - 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% - 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 15
Average salary £31,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Security Analyst
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
626 594 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 96.31% 94.74% 99.34%
Number of salaries quoted 535 475 518
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Slough

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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 11 (91.67%) Finance
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (83.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 10 (83.33%) Symantec
2 10 (83.33%) Websense
2 10 (83.33%) Qualys
2 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (66.67%) CEH
3 8 (66.67%) SSCP
3 8 (66.67%) Legal
4 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Security Management
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Network Security
8 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Telecoms

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (41.67%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Threat Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 8 (66.67%) CEH
2 8 (66.67%) SSCP
3 1 (8.33%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (83.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Qualys
1 10 (83.33%) Symantec
1 10 (83.33%) Websense
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee