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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
England / South West
Rank 210 210 202
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 22 42 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.44% 0.72% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.75% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 27
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £38,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.50%

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
4880 5635 5740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.50% 97.17% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4055 4694 4858
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol -4 9 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Gloucestershire -17 6 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Wiltshire +12 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Devon - 3 £33,581 -
Cornwall - 1 £45,000 - 1
Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 33 (50.77%) Information Security
2 30 (46.15%) SIEM
3 26 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 22 (33.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (32.31%) ITIL
5 21 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (27.69%) CISSP
7 18 (27.69%) Firewall
8 17 (26.15%) Management Information System
9 16 (24.62%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (24.62%) Web Filtering
9 16 (24.62%) Security Operations
10 15 (23.08%) Degree
11 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
12 13 (20.00%) COBIT
13 12 (18.46%) Translating Business Requirements
13 12 (18.46%) Data Encryption
14 10 (15.38%) PCI DSS
14 10 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (13.85%) Network Architecture
15 9 (13.85%) ArcSight
15 9 (13.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 8 (12.31%) SANS
16 8 (12.31%) Vulnerability Management
16 8 (12.31%) ITIL V3
16 8 (12.31%) Security Operations Centre
16 8 (12.31%) GIAC
16 8 (12.31%) CISA
16 8 (12.31%) Web Services

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 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) Network Security
2 6 (9.23%) Wireshark
3 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.15%) DNS
4 4 (6.15%) HTTP
5 3 (4.62%) Internet
5 3 (4.62%) SSL
6 2 (3.08%) DHCP
6 2 (3.08%) FTP
6 2 (3.08%) LDAP
6 2 (3.08%) SMTP
6 2 (3.08%) tcpdump
6 2 (3.08%) Telnet
7 1 (1.54%) BGP
7 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.54%) OSPF
7 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Selenium
2 4 (6.15%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) French Language
2 4 (6.15%) German Language
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.31%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (10.77%) Cybercrime
4 6 (9.23%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (6.15%) iPad
7 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.62%) CESG
8 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 5 (7.69%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) CentOS
4 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.77%) Information Security
2 30 (46.15%) SIEM
3 26 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 22 (33.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (32.31%) ITIL
6 20 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (24.62%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (24.62%) Security Operations
7 16 (24.62%) Web Filtering
8 12 (18.46%) Data Encryption
8 12 (18.46%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (13.85%) Network Architecture
10 9 (13.85%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 8 (12.31%) ITIL V3
11 8 (12.31%) OWASP
11 8 (12.31%) Vulnerability Management
12 7 (10.77%) Change Management
12 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
12 7 (10.77%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) Java
2 4 (6.15%) Python
2 4 (6.15%) Ruby
3 2 (3.08%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) CISSP
2 15 (23.08%) Degree
3 14 (21.54%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.31%) CISA
4 8 (12.31%) GCIH
4 8 (12.31%) GIAC
4 8 (12.31%) SANS
5 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.15%) ISEB
6 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
7 3 (4.62%) CREST Certified
7 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.62%) GCIA
7 3 (4.62%) SSCP
8 1 (1.54%) CCSA
8 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.54%) GREM
8 1 (1.54%) GSEC
8 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (20.00%) COBIT
3 10 (15.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (4.62%) ISO22301
4 3 (4.62%) ISO27002
4 3 (4.62%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Snort
2 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Nessus
1 7 (10.77%) RSA enVision
2 2 (3.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.08%) QRadar
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.54%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) ArcSight
2 7 (10.77%) LogRhythm
3 6 (9.23%) Splunk
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.15%) LogLogic
5 4 (6.15%) NetWitness
6 2 (3.08%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.08%) VMware
7 1 (1.54%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.54%) Veeam
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