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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Analyst
Rank 62 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 19 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.48% 0.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 0
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
740 759 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.61% 97.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 653 717 755
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 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 30 October 2014.

Security Analyst Salary Histogram in Southampton

Security Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 31 (73.81%) SIEM
2 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 29 (69.05%) SC Cleared
4 28 (66.67%) DV Cleared
5 26 (61.90%) GCIA
5 26 (61.90%) Sourcefire
6 23 (54.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 23 (54.76%) Information Security
7 21 (50.00%) Wireshark
8 18 (42.86%) tcpdump
9 15 (35.71%) Analytics
9 15 (35.71%) Cyber Security
10 14 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
10 14 (33.33%) Snort
11 13 (30.95%) GCIH
11 13 (30.95%) LogRhythm
12 11 (26.19%) Linux
13 10 (23.81%) Internet
13 10 (23.81%) GIAC
13 10 (23.81%) Security Testing
13 10 (23.81%) Information Assurance
14 9 (21.43%) Network Security
14 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
14 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
14 9 (21.43%) DNS
15 8 (19.05%) FTP
15 8 (19.05%) HTTP
15 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
15 8 (19.05%) SMTP
15 8 (19.05%) LDAP

Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 23 (54.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 21 (50.00%) Wireshark
3 18 (42.86%) tcpdump
4 10 (23.81%) Internet
5 9 (21.43%) Network Security
5 9 (21.43%) DNS
6 8 (19.05%) FTP
6 8 (19.05%) HTTP
6 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 8 (19.05%) LDAP
6 8 (19.05%) SMTP
7 7 (16.67%) LAN
7 7 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (9.52%) VoIP
8 4 (9.52%) Multicast
8 4 (9.52%) Firewall
8 4 (9.52%) Wireless
9 1 (2.38%) Telnet
9 1 (2.38%) DHCP
9 1 (2.38%) SSL
General
1 3 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (2.38%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) IPTV
4 3 (7.14%) Statistics
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) SIEM
2 23 (54.76%) Information Security
3 15 (35.71%) Analytics
3 15 (35.71%) Cyber Security
4 14 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Security Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Information Assurance
6 9 (21.43%) Incident Management
7 8 (19.05%) Computer Forensics
7 8 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (19.05%) Change Control
8 7 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
9 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
10 4 (9.52%) ITIL
10 4 (9.52%) Network Management
11 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (7.14%) OWASP
12 2 (4.76%) Security Management
12 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
12 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 29 (69.05%) SC Cleared
3 28 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 26 (61.90%) GCIA
5 13 (30.95%) GCIH
6 10 (23.81%) GIAC
7 7 (16.67%) Degree
8 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (11.90%) CCNA
10 4 (9.52%) CCDP
11 2 (4.76%) CEH
12 1 (2.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Sourcefire
2 13 (30.95%) LogRhythm
3 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 4 (9.52%) HP