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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 197 216 222
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 44 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 0.39% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.41% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 6
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -17.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,750 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
6084 5624 5471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.93% 95.18% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5105 4776 4874
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 22 December 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
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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 0 19 £40,000 +21.21%
Wiltshire +6 10 £38,000 +16.92% 1
Bristol -3 8 £42,500 +34.92%
Somerset - 3 - -
Dorset -15 2 - -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 28 (36.36%) Degree
2 27 (35.06%) Information Security
3 18 (23.38%) ITIL
3 18 (23.38%) Windows
4 17 (22.08%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (20.78%) Network Security
6 15 (19.48%) Cyber Security
6 15 (19.48%) Finance
7 13 (16.88%) SIEM
8 12 (15.58%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (15.58%) Aerospace
8 12 (15.58%) Data Security
8 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
8 12 (15.58%) CISSP
8 12 (15.58%) Internet
9 11 (14.29%) PCI DSS
10 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
10 10 (12.99%) Electronics
10 10 (12.99%) DNS
10 10 (12.99%) UNIX
10 10 (12.99%) Firewall
11 9 (11.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
12 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.39%) Snort
12 8 (10.39%) Banking
12 8 (10.39%) SQL
13 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
13 7 (9.09%) Data Governance

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) Network Security
2 12 (15.58%) Internet
2 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.99%) DNS
3 10 (12.99%) Firewall
4 9 (11.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (7.79%) Wireshark
5 6 (7.79%) HTTP
6 5 (6.49%) tcpdump
7 3 (3.90%) SMTP
8 2 (2.60%) DHCP
8 2 (2.60%) FTP
8 2 (2.60%) LDAP
8 2 (2.60%) SSL
8 2 (2.60%) Telnet
9 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Aerospace
3 10 (12.99%) Electronics
4 8 (10.39%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) SecurID
4 1 (1.30%) PKI
4 1 (1.30%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) UNIX
3 6 (7.79%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Information Security
2 18 (23.38%) ITIL
3 17 (22.08%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (19.48%) Cyber Security
5 13 (16.88%) SIEM
6 12 (15.58%) Ethical Hacking
6 12 (15.58%) Data Security
7 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 7 (9.09%) Data Governance
8 6 (7.79%) Data Protection
8 6 (7.79%) Security Management
8 6 (7.79%) Data Management
8 6 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.79%) Project Management
8 6 (7.79%) Metadata Management
9 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.49%) ITIL V2
10 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (5.19%) Business Continuity
11 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) Python
2 5 (6.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (36.36%) Degree
2 12 (15.58%) CISSP
3 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.49%) SSCP
5 5 (6.49%) CISA
5 5 (6.49%) MCP
5 5 (6.49%) MCSA
5 5 (6.49%) CHFI
5 5 (6.49%) GIAC
6 2 (2.60%) CISMP
7 1 (1.30%) GCIH
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.30%) CCNA
7 1 (1.30%) MCSE
7 1 (1.30%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Cisco
1 5 (6.49%) Splunk
2 4 (5.19%) LogRhythm
3 3 (3.90%) LogLogic
3 3 (3.90%) NetIQ
4 2 (2.60%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.60%) Juniper
5 1 (1.30%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.30%) McAfee
5 1 (1.30%) Websense
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft