The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Security Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 189 202 225
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 49 46 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.76% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.79% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 41 8
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £35,275
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
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
5040 5843 6050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.54% 97.01% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4272 4906 4963
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 1 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +8 25 £48,750 +5.40% 2
Bristol +31 12 £33,000 -8.33% 4
Somerset +2 7 £40,000 -33.33%
Dorset +3 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Wiltshire +7 2 £35,000 -22.22%
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 41 (45.05%) CISSP
2 35 (38.46%) Information Security
3 33 (36.26%) Windows
4 31 (34.07%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (29.67%) Firewall
5 27 (29.67%) Linux
5 27 (29.67%) Penetration Testing
5 27 (29.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 26 (28.57%) ITIL
7 24 (26.37%) SIEM
8 23 (25.27%) Security Management
9 17 (18.68%) ArcSight
9 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
9 17 (18.68%) Python
10 15 (16.48%) Finance
10 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
10 15 (16.48%) Ruby
10 15 (16.48%) Degree
10 15 (16.48%) Security Operations
11 14 (15.38%) LogRhythm
11 14 (15.38%) GIAC
11 14 (15.38%) SMTP
11 14 (15.38%) HTTP
11 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 14 (15.38%) DNS
12 13 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 12 (13.19%) Snort
13 12 (13.19%) Wireshark
13 12 (13.19%) ISMS
13 12 (13.19%) Malware Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.67%) Firewall
1 27 (29.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (15.38%) DNS
2 14 (15.38%) HTTP
2 14 (15.38%) SMTP
2 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.19%) Wireshark
4 8 (8.79%) Internet
5 7 (7.69%) Network Security
6 4 (4.40%) tcpdump
7 3 (3.30%) FTP
7 3 (3.30%) SSL
7 3 (3.30%) VPN
8 2 (2.20%) SAN
8 2 (2.20%) VoIP
9 1 (1.10%) DHCP
9 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.10%) Intranet
9 1 (1.10%) WAN
9 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.49%) Selenium
2 2 (2.20%) AppScan
3 1 (1.10%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.40%) Military
4 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.89%) Digital Media
3 8 (8.79%) AS400
3 8 (8.79%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (8.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (8.79%) Mainframe
3 8 (8.79%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.59%) iPad
6 5 (5.49%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (5.49%) SCADA
7 3 (3.30%) Statistics
8 2 (2.20%) PKI
9 1 (1.10%) CESG
9 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.10%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.10%) Equities
9 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.10%) Replication
9 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.26%) Windows
2 27 (29.67%) Linux
3 11 (12.09%) Solaris
4 5 (5.49%) CentOS
5 3 (3.30%) Unix
6 2 (2.20%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) Information Security
2 31 (34.07%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (29.67%) Penetration Testing
4 26 (28.57%) ITIL
5 24 (26.37%) SIEM
6 23 (25.27%) Security Management
7 15 (16.48%) Security Operations
8 12 (13.19%) ISMS
8 12 (13.19%) Malware Analysis
9 11 (12.09%) Incident Management
10 9 (9.89%) Security Architecture
11 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.79%) Information Security Management
12 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.69%) Threat Management
12 7 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.59%) Data Protection
13 6 (6.59%) ITIL V3
13 6 (6.59%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.68%) Python
2 15 (16.48%) Ruby
3 11 (12.09%) Perl
3 11 (12.09%) PHP
4 6 (6.59%) Java
5 2 (2.20%) C
6 1 (1.10%) C#
6 1 (1.10%) C++
6 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (45.05%) CISSP
2 15 (16.48%) Degree
2 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
3 14 (15.38%) GIAC
4 10 (10.99%) CISM
4 10 (10.99%) GCIH
5 9 (9.89%) SANS
5 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.79%) CISA
6 8 (8.79%) GCIA
7 7 (7.69%) ISEB
8 6 (6.59%) CREST Certified
9 5 (5.49%) CEH
9 5 (5.49%) CISMP
9 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
10 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.30%) GREM
10 3 (3.30%) GSEC
10 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.99%) PCI DSS
3 9 (9.89%) COBIT
4 6 (6.59%) ISO27002
5 5 (5.49%) SLA
6 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.10%) ISO22301
7 1 (1.10%) ISO27005
7 1 (1.10%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (13.19%) Snort
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) RSA enVision
2 4 (4.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.30%) Nessus
4 2 (2.20%) QRadar
5 1 (1.10%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.10%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) ArcSight
2 14 (15.38%) LogRhythm
3 10 (10.99%) IBM
3 10 (10.99%) VMware
4 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.59%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.49%) AlienVault
6 5 (5.49%) LogLogic
6 5 (5.49%) NetWitness
7 4 (4.40%) Cisco
8 2 (2.20%) HP
8 2 (2.20%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.20%) Splunk
8 2 (2.20%) Veracode
9 1 (1.10%) 3Com
9 1 (1.10%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix
9 1 (1.10%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.10%) Google
9 1 (1.10%) Juniper
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