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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 189 194 226
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 50 54 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.92% 0.93% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.96% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 7
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -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
5277 5649 5971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.22% 96.91% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4460 4809 4946
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 £23,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 20 £45,000 - 2
Bristol +22 16 £38,500 +16.66% 4
Somerset -1 8 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Dorset +9 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Wiltshire +9 3 £38,000 -10.58% 3
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 40 (44.94%) CISSP
2 36 (40.45%) Cybersecurity
3 30 (33.71%) Information Security
4 29 (32.58%) Windows
5 28 (31.46%) ITIL
6 24 (26.97%) Linux
6 24 (26.97%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (24.72%) Python
8 21 (23.60%) SIEM
8 21 (23.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (22.47%) Firewall
10 19 (21.35%) Ruby
10 19 (21.35%) Degree
11 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
11 18 (20.22%) ArcSight
12 17 (19.10%) Security Operations
13 16 (17.98%) GIAC
14 15 (16.85%) Security Management
15 14 (15.73%) SMTP
15 14 (15.73%) HTTP
15 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
15 14 (15.73%) DNS
15 14 (15.73%) Incident Management
16 13 (14.61%) Snort
16 13 (14.61%) Wireshark
16 13 (14.61%) LogRhythm
16 13 (14.61%) Perl
16 13 (14.61%) Finance
17 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
17 12 (13.48%) PHP

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 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.60%) Intrusion Detection
2 20 (22.47%) Firewall
3 14 (15.73%) DNS
3 14 (15.73%) HTTP
3 14 (15.73%) SMTP
3 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
4 13 (14.61%) Wireshark
5 8 (8.99%) Network Security
6 7 (7.87%) Internet
7 4 (4.49%) tcpdump
8 3 (3.37%) FTP
8 3 (3.37%) SSL
8 3 (3.37%) VPN
9 2 (2.25%) SAN
9 2 (2.25%) VoIP
10 1 (1.12%) DHCP
10 1 (1.12%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.12%) Intranet
10 1 (1.12%) WAN
10 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.25%) DB2
1 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.12%) Big Data
2 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
1 8 (8.99%) Selenium
2 2 (2.25%) AppScan
3 1 (1.12%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.49%) Military
4 3 (3.37%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (1.12%) Memcached
1 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.11%) Digital Media
2 9 (10.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (8.99%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (7.87%) iPad
5 5 (5.62%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.62%) SCADA
6 2 (2.25%) AS400
6 2 (2.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.25%) PKI
6 2 (2.25%) Statistics
7 1 (1.12%) CESG
7 1 (1.12%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.12%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.12%) Equities
7 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Windows
2 24 (26.97%) Linux
3 11 (12.36%) Solaris
4 8 (8.99%) CentOS
5 3 (3.37%) Unix
6 2 (2.25%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (33.71%) Information Security
3 28 (31.46%) ITIL
4 24 (26.97%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (23.60%) SIEM
6 17 (19.10%) Security Operations
7 15 (16.85%) Security Management
8 14 (15.73%) Incident Management
9 12 (13.48%) ISMS
9 12 (13.48%) Malware Analysis
10 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (8.99%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.99%) Data Protection
11 8 (8.99%) Information Security Management
11 8 (8.99%) Manual Testing
11 8 (8.99%) Programme Management
11 8 (8.99%) Regression Testing
11 8 (8.99%) Scrum
11 8 (8.99%) Test Scripting
11 8 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.72%) Python
2 19 (21.35%) Ruby
3 13 (14.61%) Perl
4 12 (13.48%) PHP
5 9 (10.11%) Java
6 3 (3.37%) C++
6 3 (3.37%) SQL
7 2 (2.25%) C
8 1 (1.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (44.94%) CISSP
2 19 (21.35%) Degree
3 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
4 16 (17.98%) GIAC
5 11 (12.36%) GCIH
5 11 (12.36%) ISEB
6 10 (11.24%) CISA
6 10 (11.24%) CISM
6 10 (11.24%) SC Cleared
7 9 (10.11%) SANS
8 8 (8.99%) GCIA
8 8 (8.99%) ISTQB
9 7 (7.87%) CEH
10 6 (6.74%) CISMP
10 6 (6.74%) CREST Certified
11 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
12 3 (3.37%) GREM
12 3 (3.37%) GSEC
12 3 (3.37%) ISEB Practitioner
13 2 (2.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.11%) COBIT
3 5 (5.62%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.62%) SLA
4 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.12%) ISO27002
System Software
1 13 (14.61%) Snort
2 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) RSA enVision
2 4 (4.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.49%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.25%) Nessus
4 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.12%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) ArcSight
2 13 (14.61%) LogRhythm
3 8 (8.99%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.74%) LogLogic
5 6 (6.74%) NetWitness
6 4 (4.49%) AlienVault
6 4 (4.49%) IBM
7 3 (3.37%) Cisco
7 3 (3.37%) Splunk
7 3 (3.37%) VMware
8 2 (2.25%) Veracode
9 1 (1.12%) 3Com
9 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.12%) Citrix
9 1 (1.12%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.12%) Google
9 1 (1.12%) HP
9 1 (1.12%) IronPort
9 1 (1.12%) Juniper
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