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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 206 225 180
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 34 8 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.14% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.15% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 28 3 38
Average salary £43,750 £33,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -16.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £31,250 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,650 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
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
5935 5488 5196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.26% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4877 4609 4580
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 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 28 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
Gloucestershire -14 12 £43,750 +36.71% 3
Wiltshire +10 8 £55,000 +29.41%
Bristol - 7 £35,000 - 2
Dorset -12 6 £41,250 -
Avon - 1 £55,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (38.03%) Information Security
2 25 (35.21%) SIEM
3 21 (29.58%) Cyber Security
3 21 (29.58%) Degree
3 21 (29.58%) CISSP
4 18 (25.35%) ITIL
5 15 (21.13%) Firewall
6 13 (18.31%) Finance
6 13 (18.31%) Windows
7 12 (16.90%) Management Information System
7 12 (16.90%) Data Security
7 12 (16.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
7 12 (16.90%) PCI DSS
8 11 (15.49%) SSCP
8 11 (15.49%) Internet
8 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
9 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
9 10 (14.08%) Security Testing
10 9 (12.68%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
10 9 (12.68%) Business Continuity
11 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
11 8 (11.27%) Electronics
11 8 (11.27%) Aerospace
11 8 (11.27%) Security Management
11 8 (11.27%) CHFI
12 7 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (9.86%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) Firewall
2 11 (15.49%) Internet
3 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (8.45%) Network Security
5 6 (8.45%) DNS
6 5 (7.04%) HTTP
6 5 (7.04%) Wireshark
7 3 (4.23%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.41%) LDAP
8 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Aerospace
2 8 (11.27%) Electronics
3 7 (9.86%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) WCF
2 1 (1.41%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Information Security
2 25 (35.21%) SIEM
3 21 (29.58%) Cyber Security
4 18 (25.35%) ITIL
5 12 (16.90%) Data Security
6 10 (14.08%) Security Testing
7 9 (12.68%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (12.68%) Business Continuity
8 8 (11.27%) Security Management
8 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
9 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.86%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (9.86%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (8.45%) Metadata Management
10 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.45%) Project Management
10 6 (8.45%) Data Management
10 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (8.45%) Data Governance
11 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Python
3 3 (4.23%) Java
3 3 (4.23%) Perl
3 3 (4.23%) Ruby
4 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.82%) C
4 2 (2.82%) PHP
4 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) CISSP
1 21 (29.58%) Degree
2 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) SSCP
4 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
5 8 (11.27%) CHFI
6 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.45%) MCP
6 6 (8.45%) MCSA
7 4 (5.63%) GIAC
8 3 (4.23%) CISA
8 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.82%) GCIH
9 2 (2.82%) CISMP
9 2 (2.82%) GCIA
10 1 (1.41%) GSEC
10 1 (1.41%) CISM
10 1 (1.41%) ISEB
10 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (16.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Snort
2 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Nmap
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) McAfee
2 5 (7.04%) ArcSight
3 4 (5.63%) LogRhythm
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco
3 4 (5.63%) Splunk
4 3 (4.23%) Websense
5 2 (2.82%) NetIQ
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) Twitter
6 1 (1.41%) Juniper
6 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.41%) Qualys
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + excellent bens and training
Posted: 6 days ago