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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 206 207 221
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 40 39 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.64% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.66% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 33 5
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +46.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £38,800
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
5394 5927 5607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.79% 97.44% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4536 4876 4680
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £57,500
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +13 26 £50,000 +8.10% 2
Bristol +1 7 £44,000 +25.71%
Somerset - 4 £40,000 - 4
Wiltshire -5 2 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Avon +2 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (44.59%) CISSP
2 27 (36.49%) Information Security
2 27 (36.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 24 (32.43%) Firewall
3 24 (32.43%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (31.08%) SIEM
4 23 (31.08%) Windows
5 21 (28.38%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (27.03%) Linux
7 16 (21.62%) ArcSight
8 15 (20.27%) Security Management
8 15 (20.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (18.92%) Finance
10 13 (17.57%) GIAC
10 13 (17.57%) ITIL
11 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
11 12 (16.22%) Snort
11 12 (16.22%) LogRhythm
11 12 (16.22%) Security Operations
12 11 (14.86%) SANS
12 11 (14.86%) Malware Analysis
12 11 (14.86%) PCI DSS
12 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
12 11 (14.86%) Ruby
12 11 (14.86%) GCIH
12 11 (14.86%) Python
12 11 (14.86%) SMTP
12 11 (14.86%) HTTP
12 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
12 11 (14.86%) DNS

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 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.49%) Intrusion Detection
2 24 (32.43%) Firewall
3 11 (14.86%) DNS
3 11 (14.86%) HTTP
3 11 (14.86%) SMTP
3 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.51%) Wireshark
5 9 (12.16%) Internet
6 7 (9.46%) Network Security
7 4 (5.41%) tcpdump
8 3 (4.05%) FTP
8 3 (4.05%) SSL
9 2 (2.70%) SAN
9 2 (2.70%) VPN
10 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.35%) Intranet
10 1 (1.35%) IPsec
10 1 (1.35%) SSH
10 1 (1.35%) Telnet
10 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.35%) Selenium
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.76%) Military
4 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.16%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (12.16%) Digital Media
2 9 (12.16%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (10.81%) AS400
3 8 (10.81%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (10.81%) Mainframe
4 6 (8.11%) iPad
5 3 (4.05%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (4.05%) Statistics
6 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.70%) PKI
6 2 (2.70%) SCADA
7 1 (1.35%) CESG
7 1 (1.35%) Equities
7 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Solaris
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 2 (2.70%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.35%) CentOS
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) Information Security
2 24 (32.43%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (31.08%) SIEM
4 21 (28.38%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (20.27%) Security Management
6 13 (17.57%) ITIL
7 12 (16.22%) Security Operations
8 11 (14.86%) Malware Analysis
9 8 (10.81%) Security Architecture
10 7 (9.46%) Threat Management
10 7 (9.46%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (8.11%) Computer Security
12 5 (6.76%) Computer Forensics
12 5 (6.76%) Content Management
12 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.76%) ISMS
12 5 (6.76%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (6.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (5.41%) Information Security Management
13 4 (5.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) Python
1 11 (14.86%) Ruby
2 10 (13.51%) Perl
2 10 (13.51%) PHP
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (44.59%) CISSP
2 13 (17.57%) GIAC
3 11 (14.86%) GCIH
3 11 (14.86%) SANS
3 11 (14.86%) Security Cleared
4 10 (13.51%) GCIA
5 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.46%) CREST Certified
7 6 (8.11%) Degree
8 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (5.41%) CEH
9 4 (5.41%) CISA
9 4 (5.41%) CRISC
9 4 (5.41%) GSEC
10 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.05%) GREM
10 3 (4.05%) MCSE
11 2 (2.70%) CISM
11 2 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (14.86%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.46%) ISO27002
4 2 (2.70%) COBIT
4 2 (2.70%) ISO22301
4 2 (2.70%) ISO27005
4 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.70%) SLA
5 1 (1.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Snort
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) RSA enVision
2 2 (2.70%) Nessus
2 2 (2.70%) QRadar
3 1 (1.35%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.35%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) ArcSight
2 12 (16.22%) LogRhythm
3 9 (12.16%) VMware
4 8 (10.81%) IBM
5 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.76%) LogLogic
6 5 (6.76%) NetWitness
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco
8 3 (4.05%) AlienVault
9 2 (2.70%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.70%) Splunk
10 1 (1.35%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.35%) Citrix
10 1 (1.35%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.35%) HP
10 1 (1.35%) IronPort
10 1 (1.35%) Qualys
10 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds
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