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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 203 160 186
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 31 49 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.96% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.01% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 25
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
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
5813 4829 5542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.15% 94.98% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4843 4173 4921
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 -2 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Dorset -5 9 £47,500 +23.37% 4
Wiltshire +4 6 £37,750 -3.20%
Bristol -24 4 - - 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 26 (57.78%) Information Security
2 21 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (42.22%) Network Security
4 15 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 14 (31.11%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) PCI DSS
6 13 (28.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (28.89%) Degree
7 11 (24.44%) UNIX
8 10 (22.22%) Snort
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco
9 8 (17.78%) Finance
9 8 (17.78%) Splunk
9 8 (17.78%) LogLogic
10 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 5 (11.11%) Data Security
10 5 (11.11%) Security Testing
11 4 (8.89%) ITIL
11 4 (8.89%) Linux
11 4 (8.89%) Banking
11 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
11 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
11 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
12 3 (6.67%) PHP
12 3 (6.67%) Python
12 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (6.67%) DNS
12 3 (6.67%) CISSP
12 3 (6.67%) Internet
12 3 (6.67%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Network Security
2 13 (28.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.44%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.22%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) SMTP
6 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) SecurID
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Information Security
2 21 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 5 (11.11%) Data Security
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.44%) Security Management
7 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL V2
7 2 (4.44%) Data Governance
8 1 (2.22%) ISMS
8 1 (2.22%) Metadata Management
8 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PHP
1 3 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) CISSP
4 2 (4.44%) CISA
5 1 (2.22%) CISM
5 1 (2.22%) GIAC
5 1 (2.22%) CISMP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco
1 8 (17.78%) Splunk
1 8 (17.78%) LogLogic
2 2 (4.44%) Juniper
3 1 (2.22%) Symantec
3 1 (2.22%) McAfee
3 1 (2.22%) Websense
3 1 (2.22%) Teradata
3 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 15 days ago
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Posted: 21 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Cobham
Posted: 22 days ago