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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 213 203 224
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 41 40 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.67% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.68% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 12
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,308 £37,875 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Bristol +1 17 £44,794 -14.67% 1
Gloucestershire +8 9 £47,500 -
Dorset +13 7 £48,750 +14.70%
Wiltshire -10 7 £47,500 +25.00% 3
Somerset -8 1 - - 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 40 (38.83%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (36.89%) CISSP
3 36 (34.95%) Firewall
4 34 (33.01%) Intrusion Detection
5 31 (30.10%) Information Security
6 29 (28.16%) Telecoms
7 26 (25.24%) Digital Media
8 25 (24.27%) Finance
8 25 (24.27%) Internet
9 24 (23.30%) Windows
10 22 (21.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 22 (21.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 20 (19.42%) Degree
12 18 (17.48%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (17.48%) SIEM
13 17 (16.50%) Malware Analysis
13 17 (16.50%) PHP
13 17 (16.50%) Python
14 16 (15.53%) Linux
14 16 (15.53%) Management Information System
15 15 (14.56%) Security Management
16 13 (12.62%) Security Operations
16 13 (12.62%) CISA
16 13 (12.62%) Aerospace
16 13 (12.62%) Perl
16 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
16 13 (12.62%) Snort
16 13 (12.62%) Ruby
16 13 (12.62%) Network Security
16 13 (12.62%) Computer Security

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.95%) Firewall
2 34 (33.01%) Intrusion Detection
3 25 (24.27%) Internet
4 13 (12.62%) Network Security
4 13 (12.62%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.74%) Wireshark
6 7 (6.80%) HTTP
6 7 (6.80%) SMTP
7 6 (5.83%) DNS
7 6 (5.83%) tcpdump
8 3 (2.91%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.94%) FTP
10 1 (0.97%) Intranet
10 1 (0.97%) LAN
10 1 (0.97%) LDAP
10 1 (0.97%) SAN
10 1 (0.97%) SSL
10 1 (0.97%) WAN
General
1 29 (28.16%) Telecoms
2 25 (24.27%) Finance
3 13 (12.62%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.85%) Military
5 4 (3.88%) Electronics
6 3 (2.91%) Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.24%) Digital Media
2 16 (15.53%) Management Information System
3 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.68%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (6.80%) AS400
5 7 (6.80%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (6.80%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (6.80%) Mainframe
6 6 (5.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.94%) iPad
8 2 (1.94%) PKI
8 2 (1.94%) Statistics
9 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.97%) Equities
9 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.97%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Windows
2 16 (15.53%) Linux
3 5 (4.85%) Solaris
4 3 (2.91%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.97%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (30.10%) Information Security
3 22 (21.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 18 (17.48%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (17.48%) SIEM
5 17 (16.50%) Malware Analysis
6 15 (14.56%) Security Management
7 13 (12.62%) Computer Security
7 13 (12.62%) Security Operations
8 12 (11.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (10.68%) ITIL
9 11 (10.68%) Security Architecture
10 10 (9.71%) ISMS
11 9 (8.74%) Computer Forensics
11 9 (8.74%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.80%) Coaching
12 7 (6.80%) Internal Audit
12 7 (6.80%) Vulnerability Management
13 6 (5.83%) Threat Management
14 5 (4.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.50%) PHP
1 17 (16.50%) Python
2 13 (12.62%) Perl
2 13 (12.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (36.89%) CISSP
2 20 (19.42%) Degree
3 13 (12.62%) CISA
3 13 (12.62%) Security Cleared
4 11 (10.68%) CRISC
4 11 (10.68%) SC Cleared
5 10 (9.71%) SANS
6 9 (8.74%) GIAC
7 8 (7.77%) GCIA
8 7 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (6.80%) GCIH
9 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (4.85%) CISM
11 4 (3.88%) CREST Certified
11 4 (3.88%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.88%) GSEC
11 4 (3.88%) MCSE
12 3 (2.91%) CCNA
13 2 (1.94%) MCP
13 2 (1.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.68%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.83%) ISO27002
4 2 (1.94%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.94%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.97%) RMADS
5 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (12.62%) Snort
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) RSA enVision
2 2 (1.94%) QRadar
3 1 (0.97%) Nessus
3 1 (0.97%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) ArcSight
2 8 (7.77%) LogRhythm
2 8 (7.77%) VMware
3 7 (6.80%) IBM
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco
6 3 (2.91%) LogLogic
6 3 (2.91%) NetWitness
7 2 (1.94%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.94%) Splunk
8 1 (0.97%) AlienVault
8 1 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
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