The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 236 - 208
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 3 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.049% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 14
Average salary £55,000 - £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £46,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +42.30%
IT Security Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5929 5528 5200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.14% 95.34% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4657 4586
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

IT Security Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

IT Security Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Wiltshire - 3 £55,000 -
IT Security Analyst
England

IT Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) SIEM
3 8 (47.06%) CHFI
3 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
3 8 (47.06%) CISSP
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) MCP
5 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (35.29%) MCSA
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) SSCP
5 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Data Security
7 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Information Security
8 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (11.76%) tcpdump
9 2 (11.76%) Splunk
9 2 (11.76%) Degree

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited IT 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 IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
3 2 (11.76%) tcpdump
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) ITIL
2 9 (52.94%) SIEM
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Data Security
6 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Information Security
7 2 (11.76%) Computer Forensics
7 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
8 1 (5.88%) Malware Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
1 8 (47.06%) CHFI
2 6 (35.29%) MCP
2 6 (35.29%) MCSA
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) SSCP
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) GIAC
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) PCI DSS
2 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) NetIQ
2 2 (11.76%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm