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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 195 204 233
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 41 36 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.63% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.65% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 7
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £20,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £35,950
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -1.17%
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
5123 5567 5850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.28% 97.05% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4337 4683 4863
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,648
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 31 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 31 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 +8 27 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Bristol +10 7 £35,750 +2.14% 1
Somerset - 5 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire -1 2 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 34 (40.48%) CISSP
2 32 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (36.90%) Information Security
4 30 (35.71%) Windows
5 27 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 26 (30.95%) Firewall
7 25 (29.76%) Penetration Testing
7 25 (29.76%) SIEM
8 24 (28.57%) Linux
9 20 (23.81%) ITIL
10 17 (20.24%) ArcSight
10 17 (20.24%) Security Management
11 15 (17.86%) GIAC
11 15 (17.86%) Python
12 14 (16.67%) Finance
12 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 14 (16.67%) LogRhythm
12 14 (16.67%) Ruby
13 13 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
13 13 (15.48%) SMTP
13 13 (15.48%) HTTP
13 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
13 13 (15.48%) DNS
14 12 (14.29%) Perl
14 12 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
14 12 (14.29%) Snort
14 12 (14.29%) Wireshark
14 12 (14.29%) Security Operations
15 11 (13.10%) PCI DSS

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 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (32.14%) Intrusion Detection
2 26 (30.95%) Firewall
3 13 (15.48%) DNS
3 13 (15.48%) HTTP
3 13 (15.48%) SMTP
3 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
4 12 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 9 (10.71%) Internet
6 7 (8.33%) Network Security
7 4 (4.76%) tcpdump
8 3 (3.57%) FTP
8 3 (3.57%) SSL
8 3 (3.57%) VPN
9 2 (2.38%) SAN
9 2 (2.38%) VoIP
10 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.19%) Intranet
10 1 (1.19%) MPLS
10 1 (1.19%) Telnet
10 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.57%) Selenium
2 2 (2.38%) AppScan
3 1 (1.19%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.76%) Military
4 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.90%) Digital Media
3 8 (9.52%) AS400
3 8 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (9.52%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 8 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.14%) iPad
6 4 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (4.76%) SCADA
7 3 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (3.57%) Statistics
8 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.38%) PKI
9 1 (1.19%) CESG
9 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.19%) Replication
9 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.71%) Windows
2 24 (28.57%) Linux
3 10 (11.90%) Solaris
4 3 (3.57%) CentOS
4 3 (3.57%) Unix
5 2 (2.38%) Windows NT
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (36.90%) Information Security
3 25 (29.76%) Penetration Testing
3 25 (29.76%) SIEM
4 20 (23.81%) ITIL
5 17 (20.24%) Security Management
6 12 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
6 12 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 8 (9.52%) Security Architecture
8 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (8.33%) ISMS
8 7 (8.33%) Threat Management
8 7 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (5.95%) Content Management
10 5 (5.95%) CRM
10 5 (5.95%) Information Security Management
10 5 (5.95%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) Python
2 14 (16.67%) Ruby
3 12 (14.29%) Perl
4 11 (13.10%) PHP
5 4 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (2.38%) C
7 1 (1.19%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) CISSP
2 15 (17.86%) GIAC
3 13 (15.48%) Security Cleared
4 10 (11.90%) GCIH
5 9 (10.71%) Degree
5 9 (10.71%) SANS
5 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 8 (9.52%) GCIA
7 6 (7.14%) CISA
7 6 (7.14%) CREST Certified
8 5 (5.95%) CEH
8 5 (5.95%) CISM
8 5 (5.95%) ISEB
9 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.57%) CRISC
10 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.57%) GREM
10 3 (3.57%) GSEC
10 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
11 2 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.10%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.33%) ISO27002
4 5 (5.95%) COBIT
4 5 (5.95%) SLA
5 2 (2.38%) ISO22301
5 2 (2.38%) ISO27005
5 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.19%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Snort
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) RSA enVision
2 4 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.57%) Nessus
4 2 (2.38%) QRadar
5 1 (1.19%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.19%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) ArcSight
2 14 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 10 (11.90%) IBM
3 10 (11.90%) VMware
4 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.95%) AlienVault
5 5 (5.95%) Cisco
5 5 (5.95%) LogLogic
5 5 (5.95%) NetWitness
6 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.38%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.38%) Splunk
7 2 (2.38%) Veracode
8 1 (1.19%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.19%) F5
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) IronPort
8 1 (1.19%) Qualys
8 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago