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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 209 214 195
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 31 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.076% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.079% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24 2 29
Average salary £45,000 £37,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.20% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £33,950 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,550 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
5762 5035 5224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.16% 95.34% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4817 4303 4604
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £50,000 £52,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +12 10 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Gloucestershire +6 9 £42,500 +28.78% 3
Bristol - 5 £32,250 - 3
Dorset - 5 £42,500 -
Avon - 2 £55,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (36.00%) Information Security
2 26 (34.67%) Degree
3 23 (30.67%) SIEM
3 23 (30.67%) Cyber Security
4 21 (28.00%) CISSP
5 18 (24.00%) ITIL
6 16 (21.33%) Finance
7 13 (17.33%) Data Security
7 13 (17.33%) Internet
7 13 (17.33%) Windows
8 12 (16.00%) Firewall
8 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 12 (16.00%) PCI DSS
9 11 (14.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (14.67%) Aerospace
9 11 (14.67%) Electronics
9 11 (14.67%) SSCP
9 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
10 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 10 (13.33%) Security Testing
11 9 (12.00%) Network Security
11 9 (12.00%) Snort
11 9 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
12 8 (10.67%) DNS
12 8 (10.67%) SQL
12 8 (10.67%) Banking
12 8 (10.67%) Business Continuity
12 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) Internet
2 12 (16.00%) Firewall
3 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
4 9 (12.00%) Network Security
5 8 (10.67%) DNS
6 7 (9.33%) HTTP
6 7 (9.33%) Wireshark
7 5 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (6.67%) tcpdump
8 2 (2.67%) SSL
8 2 (2.67%) Telnet
8 2 (2.67%) LDAP
8 2 (2.67%) SMTP
8 2 (2.67%) DHCP
8 2 (2.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Aerospace
2 11 (14.67%) Electronics
3 8 (10.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) WCF
2 1 (1.33%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) UNIX
3 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Information Security
2 23 (30.67%) SIEM
2 23 (30.67%) Cyber Security
3 18 (24.00%) ITIL
4 13 (17.33%) Data Security
5 10 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 9 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (10.67%) Business Continuity
8 7 (9.33%) Security Management
8 7 (9.33%) Data Management
8 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.33%) Project Management
8 7 (9.33%) Data Governance
8 7 (9.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (9.33%) Metadata Management
9 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
9 5 (6.67%) ITIL V2
9 5 (6.67%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) SQL
2 3 (4.00%) Python
2 3 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (2.67%) Perl
3 2 (2.67%) C
3 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.67%) Ruby
3 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (34.67%) Degree
2 21 (28.00%) CISSP
3 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (14.67%) SSCP
5 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.00%) CHFI
6 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.00%) MCP
6 6 (8.00%) MCSA
7 5 (6.67%) CISA
7 5 (6.67%) GIAC
8 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.67%) GCIH
9 2 (2.67%) CISMP
9 2 (2.67%) GCIA
10 1 (1.33%) GSEC
10 1 (1.33%) CISM
10 1 (1.33%) ISEB
10 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (14.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Snort
2 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Nmap
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) McAfee
2 3 (4.00%) Websense
2 3 (4.00%) Cisco
2 3 (4.00%) Splunk
2 3 (4.00%) NetIQ
2 3 (4.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (2.67%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.67%) Twitter
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.33%) Qualys
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago