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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 198 183 197
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 42 44 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.68% 0.83% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.87% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 16
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +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 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
5924 5066 5325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.24% 95.37% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4958 4418 4702
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 £22,500
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 22 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 22 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 +2 22 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Dorset -4 12 £47,500 +31.94%
Bristol -19 5 £42,500 +27.81%
Wiltshire -1 3 £38,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 (50.88%) Information Security
2 22 (38.60%) Degree
3 20 (35.09%) Network Security
3 20 (35.09%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (28.07%) Ethical Hacking
5 15 (26.32%) Windows
6 14 (24.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (22.81%) PCI DSS
8 12 (21.05%) Snort
8 12 (21.05%) UNIX
9 10 (17.54%) Finance
10 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
10 9 (15.79%) Splunk
10 9 (15.79%) LogLogic
11 8 (14.04%) Cisco
11 8 (14.04%) Internet
11 8 (14.04%) Aerospace
12 7 (12.28%) CISSP
12 7 (12.28%) DNS
12 7 (12.28%) ITIL
12 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
12 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
12 7 (12.28%) Cyber Security
13 6 (10.53%) Electronics
14 5 (8.77%) Banking
14 5 (8.77%) CISA
14 5 (8.77%) Linux
14 5 (8.77%) ITIL V2
15 4 (7.02%) SIEM
15 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 (1.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) Network Security
2 14 (24.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.04%) Internet
5 7 (12.28%) DNS
6 4 (7.02%) Wireshark
6 4 (7.02%) HTTP
7 3 (5.26%) Firewall
7 3 (5.26%) SMTP
7 3 (5.26%) tcpdump
8 2 (3.51%) DHCP
8 2 (3.51%) FTP
8 2 (3.51%) LDAP
8 2 (3.51%) SSL
8 2 (3.51%) Telnet
9 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Aerospace
3 6 (10.53%) Electronics
4 5 (8.77%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.75%) SecurID
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) UNIX
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Information Security
2 20 (35.09%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (28.07%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (12.28%) ITIL
4 7 (12.28%) Data Protection
4 7 (12.28%) Cyber Security
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL V2
6 4 (7.02%) SIEM
6 4 (7.02%) Data Security
6 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.26%) Security Management
7 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Data Governance
8 2 (3.51%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (3.51%) Metadata Management
8 2 (3.51%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (3.51%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) PHP
1 4 (7.02%) Python
2 3 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) CISSP
3 5 (8.77%) CISA
4 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) GIAC
6 1 (1.75%) GCIH
6 1 (1.75%) CISMP
6 1 (1.75%) CISM
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Splunk
1 9 (15.79%) LogLogic
2 8 (14.04%) Cisco
3 2 (3.51%) LogRhythm
3 2 (3.51%) Juniper
4 1 (1.75%) Teradata
4 1 (1.75%) Websense
4 1 (1.75%) NetIQ
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
South West
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits: Plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago