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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 195 188 215
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 51 60 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 1.01% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.04% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 18
Median salary £45,000 £31,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £19,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
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
5391 5773 5991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.54% 96.98% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4896 5009
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Wiltshire +24 22 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Gloucestershire -29 14 £45,000 +104.54%
Bristol -9 11 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Somerset - 3 £40,000 -
Cornwall - 1 - -
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 48 (48.00%) CISSP
2 36 (36.00%) ITIL
2 36 (36.00%) Information Security
3 32 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (27.00%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (24.00%) Risk Management
6 23 (23.00%) Management Information System
6 23 (23.00%) Windows
6 23 (23.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (23.00%) Degree
7 22 (22.00%) Linux
7 22 (22.00%) CISA
8 21 (21.00%) Python
9 20 (20.00%) SIEM
10 18 (18.00%) Ruby
11 17 (17.00%) Firewall
11 17 (17.00%) SANS
11 17 (17.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 17 (17.00%) PCI DSS
11 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
12 15 (15.00%) COBIT
12 15 (15.00%) Incident Management
12 15 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
13 14 (14.00%) Web Services
13 14 (14.00%) ISEB
13 14 (14.00%) Security Management
13 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (14.00%) Security Operations
13 14 (14.00%) ITIL V3

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 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.00%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.00%) Firewall
2 12 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (11.00%) Network Security
4 9 (9.00%) DNS
4 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (8.00%) HTTP
5 8 (8.00%) SMTP
6 7 (7.00%) Wireshark
7 4 (4.00%) Internet
8 2 (2.00%) SSL
8 2 (2.00%) VoIP
8 2 (2.00%) VPN
9 1 (1.00%) BGP
9 1 (1.00%) DHCP
9 1 (1.00%) FTP
9 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.00%) ISDN
9 1 (1.00%) LDAP
9 1 (1.00%) MPLS
9 1 (1.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) Big Data
1 2 (2.00%) DB2
1 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Selenium
2 11 (11.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.00%) AppScan
4 1 (1.00%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.00%) Military
4 3 (3.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) HTML
2 1 (1.00%) JSON
2 1 (1.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.00%) SCADA
4 4 (4.00%) iPad
4 4 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.00%) Cybercrime
5 2 (2.00%) Statistics
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.00%) Windows
2 22 (22.00%) Linux
3 11 (11.00%) CentOS
4 7 (7.00%) Solaris
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.00%) Information Security
1 36 (36.00%) ITIL
2 32 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (27.00%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (24.00%) Risk Management
5 23 (23.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (20.00%) SIEM
7 15 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 15 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (14.00%) ITIL V3
8 14 (14.00%) Security Management
8 14 (14.00%) Security Operations
9 13 (13.00%) Change Management
10 12 (12.00%) Automated Testing
10 12 (12.00%) ISMS
10 12 (12.00%) Manual Testing
10 12 (12.00%) Network Architecture
10 12 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.00%) Python
2 18 (18.00%) Ruby
3 12 (12.00%) Java
4 9 (9.00%) Perl
5 8 (8.00%) PHP
6 3 (3.00%) C++
6 3 (3.00%) SQL
7 1 (1.00%) C
7 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 48 (48.00%) CISSP
2 23 (23.00%) Degree
3 22 (22.00%) CISA
4 17 (17.00%) SANS
4 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (14.00%) ISEB
6 11 (11.00%) GIAC
6 11 (11.00%) ISTQB
7 10 (10.00%) CISM
8 6 (6.00%) CISMP
8 6 (6.00%) GCIA
9 5 (5.00%) GCIH
9 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.00%) CEH
10 4 (4.00%) GSEC
11 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.00%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (2.00%) CRISC
13 1 (1.00%) CREST Certified
13 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (17.00%) PCI DSS
2 15 (15.00%) COBIT
3 4 (4.00%) SLA
4 3 (3.00%) ISO22301
4 3 (3.00%) ISO27002
4 3 (3.00%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) Snort
2 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Nessus
2 4 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.00%) RSA enVision
3 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.00%) QRadar
4 1 (1.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) ArcSight
1 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.00%) LogRhythm
4 6 (6.00%) Splunk
5 4 (4.00%) AlienVault
5 4 (4.00%) Cisco
6 3 (3.00%) HP
6 3 (3.00%) LogLogic
6 3 (3.00%) NetWitness
6 3 (3.00%) VMware
7 2 (2.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.00%) Veracode
8 1 (1.00%) 3Com
8 1 (1.00%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.00%) Juniper
8 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.00%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.00%) Veeam
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