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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 193 214 194
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 37 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.22% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 22
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -22.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,850 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5747 5108 5217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.49% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 4343 4629
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Wiltshire +18 17 £42,500 +13.33%
Gloucestershire -3 6 £31,250 -5.30% 2
Bristol - 6 £40,000 - 3
Dorset - 3 £42,500 -
Somerset - 3 - -
Avon - 2 £55,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 29 (34.94%) Information Security
2 28 (33.73%) Degree
3 25 (30.12%) CISSP
4 23 (27.71%) ITIL
5 22 (26.51%) SIEM
6 20 (24.10%) Finance
7 19 (22.89%) Cyber Security
8 16 (19.28%) Windows
9 14 (16.87%) Network Security
9 14 (16.87%) PCI DSS
10 13 (15.66%) Firewall
10 13 (15.66%) Data Security
11 12 (14.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (14.46%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (13.25%) Aerospace
12 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
12 11 (13.25%) Internet
12 11 (13.25%) SSCP
13 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
13 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
13 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
13 10 (12.05%) Security Testing
13 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.05%) Electronics
13 10 (12.05%) Snort
14 9 (10.84%) Banking
14 9 (10.84%) Business Continuity
14 9 (10.84%) DNS
14 9 (10.84%) UNIX
15 8 (9.64%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) Network Security
2 13 (15.66%) Firewall
3 11 (13.25%) Internet
4 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.84%) DNS
6 8 (9.64%) Wireshark
7 7 (8.43%) HTTP
8 5 (6.02%) tcpdump
9 4 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.41%) Telnet
10 2 (2.41%) SSL
10 2 (2.41%) LDAP
10 2 (2.41%) SMTP
10 2 (2.41%) DHCP
10 2 (2.41%) FTP
11 1 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (24.10%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Aerospace
3 10 (12.05%) Electronics
4 9 (10.84%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.20%) WCF
2 1 (1.20%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.05%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Statistics
5 1 (1.20%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.20%) SecurID
5 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) UNIX
3 4 (4.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Information Security
2 23 (27.71%) ITIL
3 22 (26.51%) SIEM
4 19 (22.89%) Cyber Security
5 13 (15.66%) Data Security
6 12 (14.46%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (12.05%) Security Testing
8 9 (10.84%) Business Continuity
9 8 (9.64%) Security Management
9 8 (9.64%) ITIL V2
10 7 (8.43%) Data Management
10 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
10 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.43%) Project Management
10 7 (8.43%) Data Governance
10 7 (8.43%) Metadata Management
11 6 (7.23%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.23%) Data Protection
12 5 (6.02%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) Python
3 3 (3.61%) Java
4 2 (2.41%) Perl
4 2 (2.41%) PHP
4 2 (2.41%) C
4 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.41%) Ruby
4 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (33.73%) Degree
2 25 (30.12%) CISSP
3 11 (13.25%) SSCP
4 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.64%) CISA
6 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.23%) CHFI
7 6 (7.23%) MCP
7 6 (7.23%) MCSA
8 5 (6.02%) GIAC
9 3 (3.61%) GCIH
9 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.41%) CISMP
10 2 (2.41%) CISM
11 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.20%) CCNA
11 1 (1.20%) ISEB
11 1 (1.20%) MCSE
11 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.87%) PCI DSS
2 12 (14.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Snort
2 1 (1.20%) Nmap
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) McAfee
2 4 (4.82%) Websense
2 4 (4.82%) LogRhythm
3 3 (3.61%) NetIQ
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco
3 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Splunk
3 3 (3.61%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.41%) Juniper
5 1 (1.20%) LogLogic
5 1 (1.20%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.20%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.20%) Qualys
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Negotable
Posted: 24 days ago