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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 197 221 177
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 42 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.23% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.24% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 38 7 30
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £35,950 £44,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
5752 5848 4991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.95% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 4808 4398
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £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 3 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 3 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 +8 13 £45,000 +40.62% 4
Wiltshire -10 10 £43,750 +45.83%
Dorset +16 9 £40,000 - 1
Bristol -14 7 £36,000 - 2
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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 35 (46.05%) Information Security
2 26 (34.21%) Cyber Security
3 24 (31.58%) SIEM
3 24 (31.58%) Degree
3 24 (31.58%) CISSP
4 18 (23.68%) Firewall
5 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 14 (18.42%) Business Continuity
7 13 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (15.79%) Snort
8 12 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (15.79%) Risk Management
8 12 (15.79%) Security Management
8 12 (15.79%) Malware Analysis
9 11 (14.47%) ArcSight
9 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
9 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
10 10 (13.16%) PCI DSS
10 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
10 10 (13.16%) Internet
10 10 (13.16%) SSCP
10 10 (13.16%) ITIL
11 9 (11.84%) Python
11 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
11 9 (11.84%) Aerospace
11 9 (11.84%) Supplier Management
11 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
12 8 (10.53%) Security Testing
12 8 (10.53%) Wireshark

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

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Project
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) Firewall
2 12 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (13.16%) Internet
4 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.53%) Wireshark
6 6 (7.89%) Network Security
6 6 (7.89%) HTTP
7 4 (5.26%) DNS
8 3 (3.95%) LDAP
8 3 (3.95%) SMTP
8 3 (3.95%) tcpdump
9 2 (2.63%) FTP
9 2 (2.63%) LAN
9 2 (2.63%) WAN
10 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (11.84%) Aerospace
2 8 (10.53%) Electronics
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.95%) Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Legal
6 2 (2.63%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.32%) WCF
2 1 (1.32%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.26%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 5 (6.58%) UNIX
3 4 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Information Security
2 26 (34.21%) Cyber Security
3 24 (31.58%) SIEM
4 14 (18.42%) Business Continuity
5 12 (15.79%) Security Management
5 12 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 12 (15.79%) Malware Analysis
6 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
6 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (13.16%) ITIL
8 9 (11.84%) Supplier Management
9 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Security Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Service Management
10 6 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (6.58%) ISMS
11 5 (6.58%) ITSM
11 5 (6.58%) Business Continuity Management
11 5 (6.58%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (6.58%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) Python
2 8 (10.53%) Ruby
2 8 (10.53%) Perl
3 7 (9.21%) PHP
4 5 (6.58%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) C
5 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) CISSP
1 24 (31.58%) Degree
2 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
3 10 (13.16%) SSCP
4 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.21%) GIAC
6 6 (7.89%) GCIH
7 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
8 4 (5.26%) CISA
9 3 (3.95%) GCIA
10 2 (2.63%) CHFI
10 2 (2.63%) CISM
11 1 (1.32%) CEH
11 1 (1.32%) CISMP
11 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.32%) ISEB
11 1 (1.32%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (13.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.26%) BS7799
4 2 (2.63%) SLA
4 2 (2.63%) BS25999
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Snort
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Nmap
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) ArcSight
2 7 (9.21%) McAfee
3 6 (7.89%) LogLogic
3 6 (7.89%) LogRhythm
4 4 (5.26%) Websense
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.95%) Symantec
5 3 (3.95%) Splunk
6 2 (2.63%) Q1 Labs
6 2 (2.63%) Twitter
6 2 (2.63%) Juniper
6 2 (2.63%) Qualys
6 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.32%) Tripwire
7 1 (1.32%) Sourcefire
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