The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 191 209 173
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 46 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.26% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.27% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41 7 29
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.25%
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
5611 5878 4988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.08% 95.86% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 4883 4321
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 the South West

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

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Security Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in the South West

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 Security Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Gloucestershire +1 13 £45,000 +44.00% 4
Bristol -1 12 £32,750 - 2
Wiltshire -10 10 £42,500 +41.66%
Dorset - 8 £40,000 -
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 32 (38.55%) Information Security
2 31 (37.35%) Cyber Security
3 26 (31.33%) SIEM
3 26 (31.33%) Degree
4 23 (27.71%) CISSP
5 21 (25.30%) Firewall
6 17 (20.48%) Internet
7 15 (18.07%) Business Continuity
8 14 (16.87%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (15.66%) Management Information System
10 12 (14.46%) Risk Management
10 12 (14.46%) Aerospace
10 12 (14.46%) GIAC
10 12 (14.46%) Python
10 12 (14.46%) Snort
10 12 (14.46%) ArcSight
10 12 (14.46%) Malware Analysis
11 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
11 11 (13.25%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (13.25%) Security Management
11 11 (13.25%) SSCP
11 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
12 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
13 9 (10.84%) Network Security
13 9 (10.84%) Wireshark
13 9 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (10.84%) Supplier Management
13 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (10.84%) Electronics
13 9 (10.84%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) Firewall
2 17 (20.48%) Internet
3 14 (16.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (10.84%) Wireshark
4 9 (10.84%) Network Security
4 9 (10.84%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.43%) HTTP
6 5 (6.02%) DNS
7 4 (4.82%) SMTP
7 4 (4.82%) tcpdump
8 3 (3.61%) LDAP
9 2 (2.41%) LAN
9 2 (2.41%) WAN
9 2 (2.41%) FTP
10 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (14.46%) Aerospace
2 9 (10.84%) Electronics
3 8 (9.64%) Finance
4 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.02%) Retail
6 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 2 (2.41%) Military
6 2 (2.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) HTML
1 2 (2.41%) .NET
1 2 (2.41%) CSS
1 2 (2.41%) jQuery
1 2 (2.41%) HTML5
1 2 (2.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Management Information System
2 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.43%) Digital Media
4 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) UNIX
4 2 (2.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) Information Security
2 31 (37.35%) Cyber Security
3 26 (31.33%) SIEM
4 15 (18.07%) Business Continuity
5 12 (14.46%) Risk Management
5 12 (14.46%) Malware Analysis
6 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
6 11 (13.25%) Security Management
6 11 (13.25%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (10.84%) Supplier Management
7 9 (10.84%) ITIL
7 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (8.43%) Computer Forensics
8 7 (8.43%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (6.02%) Service Management
9 5 (6.02%) Computer Security
9 5 (6.02%) ISMS
9 5 (6.02%) Business Continuity Management
10 4 (4.82%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) Python
2 8 (9.64%) Perl
2 8 (9.64%) PHP
2 8 (9.64%) Ruby
3 5 (6.02%) Java
4 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.41%) C#
4 2 (2.41%) C++
4 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.20%) C
5 1 (1.20%) SQL
5 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (31.33%) Degree
2 23 (27.71%) CISSP
3 12 (14.46%) GIAC
4 11 (13.25%) SSCP
4 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.23%) GCIH
7 4 (4.82%) CISA
7 4 (4.82%) GCIA
8 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.41%) CEH
9 2 (2.41%) CHFI
9 2 (2.41%) GSEC
9 2 (2.41%) CISM
10 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.20%) MCSE
10 1 (1.20%) CCNA
10 1 (1.20%) CRISC
10 1 (1.20%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.64%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.82%) BS7799
4 2 (2.41%) SLA
4 2 (2.41%) BS25999
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Snort
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Nmap
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) ArcSight
2 6 (7.23%) LogLogic
2 6 (7.23%) LogRhythm
2 6 (7.23%) McAfee
3 5 (6.02%) Cisco
4 4 (4.82%) Splunk
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.61%) Juniper
5 3 (3.61%) Symantec
5 3 (3.61%) Websense
6 2 (2.41%) Qualys
6 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.41%) Q1 Labs
6 2 (2.41%) Twitter
7 1 (1.20%) Tripwire
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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