The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Analyst
Rank 76 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 9 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.18% 1.67% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.69% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Security Analyst
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
751 889 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 98.69% 98.89% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 695 727 752
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Southampton region.

Security Analyst Salary Trend in Southampton

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Analyst across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Southampton

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (44.44%) Python
2 8 (44.44%) SIEM
3 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (38.89%) C
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (27.78%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
5 5 (27.78%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (16.67%) Web Filtering
7 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) SecurID
8 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
8 2 (11.11%) Security Management
8 2 (11.11%) McAfee

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (11.11%) SecurID
6 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (44.44%) SIEM
3 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Web Filtering
6 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Management
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) C
3 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Juniper
1 2 (11.11%) McAfee
1 2 (11.11%) Websense
2 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto