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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 201 165 187
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 26 43 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.85% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.89% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 31 29
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
5864 4812 5444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.02% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4143 4828
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -7 9 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Gloucestershire -1 8 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Dorset -11 4 - - 4
Bristol -24 3 - - 2
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (58.33%) Information Security
2 20 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (41.67%) Network Security
4 14 (38.89%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (36.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
5 13 (36.11%) Windows
6 10 (27.78%) UNIX
6 10 (27.78%) Snort
7 9 (25.00%) Degree
8 8 (22.22%) Cisco
8 8 (22.22%) Splunk
8 8 (22.22%) LogLogic
9 5 (13.89%) Security Testing
9 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.89%) Data Security
10 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (8.33%) Banking
11 3 (8.33%) DNS
11 3 (8.33%) Finance
11 3 (8.33%) Internet
11 3 (8.33%) PHP
11 3 (8.33%) Linux
11 3 (8.33%) Python
11 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (5.56%) SQL
12 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
12 2 (5.56%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (41.67%) Network Security
2 13 (36.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
4 3 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.56%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.78%) SMTP
6 1 (2.78%) HTTP
6 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) UNIX
3 3 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Information Security
2 20 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (38.89%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (13.89%) Security Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Data Security
5 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.56%) Data Governance
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.78%) Security Management
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (2.78%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.78%) IT Governance
7 1 (2.78%) Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) PHP
1 3 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Snort
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco
1 8 (22.22%) Splunk
1 8 (22.22%) LogLogic
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec
2 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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