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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 198 173 197
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 43 44 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.84% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.88% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 14
Average salary £41,250 £36,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
6028 5012 5241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5052 4376 4633
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Gloucestershire +8 23 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Dorset -7 12 £47,500 +31.94%
Bristol -25 5 £42,500 +27.81% 1
Wiltshire -1 3 £38,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 29 (50.00%) Information Security
2 23 (39.66%) Degree
3 21 (36.21%) Network Security
3 21 (36.21%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (29.31%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (25.86%) Windows
6 14 (24.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (22.41%) PCI DSS
8 12 (20.69%) Snort
8 12 (20.69%) UNIX
9 10 (17.24%) Finance
10 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
10 9 (15.52%) Splunk
10 9 (15.52%) LogLogic
11 8 (13.79%) Cyber Security
11 8 (13.79%) Cisco
11 8 (13.79%) Internet
11 8 (13.79%) Aerospace
12 7 (12.07%) CISSP
12 7 (12.07%) DNS
12 7 (12.07%) ITIL
12 7 (12.07%) Data Protection
12 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
13 6 (10.34%) Electronics
14 5 (8.62%) Banking
14 5 (8.62%) CISA
14 5 (8.62%) Linux
14 5 (8.62%) ITIL V2
15 4 (6.90%) Wireshark
15 4 (6.90%) SIEM

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (1.72%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) Network Security
2 14 (24.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
4 8 (13.79%) Internet
5 7 (12.07%) DNS
6 4 (6.90%) HTTP
6 4 (6.90%) Wireshark
7 3 (5.17%) tcpdump
7 3 (5.17%) Firewall
7 3 (5.17%) SMTP
8 2 (3.45%) DHCP
8 2 (3.45%) FTP
8 2 (3.45%) LDAP
8 2 (3.45%) SSL
8 2 (3.45%) Telnet
9 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Aerospace
3 6 (10.34%) Electronics
4 5 (8.62%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) SecurID
3 1 (1.72%) PKI
3 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) UNIX
3 5 (8.62%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Information Security
2 21 (36.21%) Penetration Testing
3 17 (29.31%) Ethical Hacking
4 8 (13.79%) Cyber Security
5 7 (12.07%) Data Protection
5 7 (12.07%) ITIL
6 5 (8.62%) ITIL V2
7 4 (6.90%) SIEM
7 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.90%) Data Security
8 3 (5.17%) Security Management
8 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.17%) Data Governance
8 3 (5.17%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (3.45%) Metadata Management
9 2 (3.45%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) PHP
1 4 (6.90%) Python
2 3 (5.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Degree
2 7 (12.07%) CISSP
3 5 (8.62%) CISA
4 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) GIAC
6 1 (1.72%) GCIH
6 1 (1.72%) CISMP
6 1 (1.72%) CISM
6 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.72%) MCSE
6 1 (1.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Splunk
1 9 (15.52%) LogLogic
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) Juniper
3 2 (3.45%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.72%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.72%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee
4 1 (1.72%) Websense
4 1 (1.72%) Teradata
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
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