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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 70 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 16 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.87% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 0
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
815 863 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.10% 97.62% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 723 823 793
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 42 (84.00%) Sourcefire
2 41 (82.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (82.00%) SIEM
3 38 (76.00%) SC Cleared
3 38 (76.00%) DV Cleared
4 33 (66.00%) GCIA
5 31 (62.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 27 (54.00%) Analytics
7 24 (48.00%) LogRhythm
8 22 (44.00%) Cyber Security
8 22 (44.00%) Wireshark
9 21 (42.00%) Information Security
10 20 (40.00%) Snort
11 19 (38.00%) tcpdump
11 19 (38.00%) GCIH
12 14 (28.00%) GIAC
13 13 (26.00%) Computer Forensics
13 13 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
14 12 (24.00%) Internet
14 12 (24.00%) Incident Management
14 12 (24.00%) Information Assurance
15 11 (22.00%) Security Testing
15 11 (22.00%) Ethical Hacking
16 10 (20.00%) Change Control
17 9 (18.00%) Kalman Filter
17 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
17 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
17 9 (18.00%) DNS
17 9 (18.00%) Windows
17 9 (18.00%) Solaris

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 31 (62.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 22 (44.00%) Wireshark
3 19 (38.00%) tcpdump
4 12 (24.00%) Internet
5 9 (18.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (18.00%) DNS
6 8 (16.00%) LDAP
6 8 (16.00%) LAN
6 8 (16.00%) WAN
6 8 (16.00%) SMTP
6 8 (16.00%) FTP
6 8 (16.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.00%) SSL
7 1 (2.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.00%) Firewall
7 1 (2.00%) IPsec
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security
General
1 5 (10.00%) Law
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) CESG
2 1 (2.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
1 9 (18.00%) Solaris
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) SIEM
2 27 (54.00%) Analytics
3 22 (44.00%) Cyber Security
4 21 (42.00%) Information Security
5 13 (26.00%) Computer Forensics
5 13 (26.00%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (24.00%) Incident Management
6 12 (24.00%) Information Assurance
7 11 (22.00%) Security Testing
7 11 (22.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 10 (20.00%) Change Control
9 9 (18.00%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (6.00%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (82.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (76.00%) SC Cleared
2 38 (76.00%) DV Cleared
3 33 (66.00%) GCIA
4 19 (38.00%) GCIH
5 14 (28.00%) GIAC
6 6 (12.00%) CEH
System Software
1 20 (40.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Sourcefire
2 24 (48.00%) LogRhythm