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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Analyst
Rank 203 218 180
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 33 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.14% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.14% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 30
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £30,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5557 5598 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.81% 95.43% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4691 4493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,579
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -4 10 £46,250 +44.53% 2
Dorset +14 9 £40,000 - 4
Wiltshire 0 7 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Bristol - 7 £35,000 - 1
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 32 (45.07%) Information Security
2 27 (38.03%) SIEM
3 22 (30.99%) CISSP
4 19 (26.76%) Degree
5 18 (25.35%) Firewall
6 17 (23.94%) Management Information System
7 16 (22.54%) Cyber Security
8 15 (21.13%) ITIL
9 13 (18.31%) Business Continuity
9 13 (18.31%) Security Management
10 12 (16.90%) Windows
10 12 (16.90%) PCI DSS
11 11 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (15.49%) Risk Management
12 10 (14.08%) Finance
12 10 (14.08%) Snort
13 9 (12.68%) Security Testing
13 9 (12.68%) Data Security
13 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
13 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (12.68%) SSCP
14 8 (11.27%) UNIX
14 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.27%) Wireshark
14 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
14 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (9.86%) Malware Analysis
15 7 (9.86%) ArcSight
15 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
15 7 (9.86%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Project
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.35%) Firewall
2 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.27%) Wireshark
3 7 (9.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (9.86%) Internet
4 5 (7.04%) Network Security
4 5 (7.04%) HTTP
5 3 (4.23%) tcpdump
5 3 (4.23%) DNS
5 3 (4.23%) LDAP
6 2 (2.82%) LAN
6 2 (2.82%) WAN
6 2 (2.82%) SMTP
6 2 (2.82%) FTP
7 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.63%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) AppFabric
2 1 (1.41%) WCF
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) UNIX
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.07%) Information Security
2 27 (38.03%) SIEM
3 16 (22.54%) Cyber Security
4 15 (21.13%) ITIL
5 13 (18.31%) Business Continuity
5 13 (18.31%) Security Management
6 11 (15.49%) Risk Management
7 9 (12.68%) Security Testing
7 9 (12.68%) Data Security
7 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
7 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.86%) Malware Analysis
8 7 (9.86%) Supplier Management
8 7 (9.86%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity Management
10 5 (7.04%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (7.04%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) Python
1 4 (5.63%) Perl
1 4 (5.63%) Ruby
2 3 (4.23%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) C
3 2 (2.82%) PHP
3 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (30.99%) CISSP
2 19 (26.76%) Degree
3 9 (12.68%) SSCP
4 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.86%) GIAC
6 6 (8.45%) CHFI
6 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.04%) GCIH
8 4 (5.63%) MCP
8 4 (5.63%) MCSA
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.23%) CISA
10 2 (2.82%) GCIA
11 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.41%) CISMP
11 1 (1.41%) GSEC
11 1 (1.41%) ISEB
11 1 (1.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.90%) PCI DSS
2 11 (15.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Snort
2 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Nmap
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) ArcSight
2 6 (8.45%) McAfee
3 5 (7.04%) LogRhythm
4 3 (4.23%) LogLogic
4 3 (4.23%) Websense
4 3 (4.23%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) Splunk
5 2 (2.82%) Twitter
6 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.41%) Qualys
6 1 (1.41%) Juniper
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Salary: €55000 - €70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Online Media Experts - New Look
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: £highly competitive + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago