The table below looks at the statistics for the Incident Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Incident Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Analyst
Rank 908 897 900
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 40 45 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.042% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.044% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 41
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £27,750 £30,875
% change year-on-year
+19.81% -10.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Incident Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Incident Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Incident Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the UK.

Incident Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Incident Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Incident Analyst over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Incident Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Incident Analyst
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
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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
England +26 39 £37,500 -16.66% 4
East of England +16 14 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Bedfordshire - 12 £32,500 - 1
London +3 9 £55,000 +10.00%
Luton - 9 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire +22 5 £27,500 +10.00%
North Yorkshire - 5 £27,500 -
South East +6 4 £42,500 -5.55% 2
North West +22 3 £26,500 +6.00%
East Midlands +2 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire -1 3 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Harrogate - 3 £37,500 -
Manchester +18 2 - -
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £55,000 -
Nottingham +1 2 £55,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £47,500 -
Bristol +3 1 £27,500 -
Derbyshire -2 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
South West -7 1 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Liverpool - 1 £26,500 -
Merseyside - 1 £26,500 -
Stowmarket - 1 £50,000 -
Hungerford - 1 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Chesterfield - 1 £45,000 -

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Incident 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 Incident Analyst in their job title.

1 60 (65.93%) ITIL
2 49 (53.85%) Incident Management
3 33 (36.26%) Problem Management
4 28 (30.77%) Finance
5 20 (21.98%) Service Management
6 19 (20.88%) GIAC
6 19 (20.88%) Change Management
6 19 (20.88%) SIEM
7 18 (19.78%) Firewall
7 18 (19.78%) SQL
8 17 (18.68%) Unix
8 17 (18.68%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (18.68%) Information Security
9 16 (17.58%) CISSP
10 15 (16.48%) CISM
10 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (14.29%) Linux
12 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
12 12 (13.19%) Ethical Hacking
12 12 (13.19%) Vulnerability Management
12 12 (13.19%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (12.09%) Degree
13 11 (12.09%) CEH
13 11 (12.09%) GCIH
13 11 (12.09%) MS Office
14 10 (10.99%) SLA
14 10 (10.99%) Service Delivery
14 10 (10.99%) Splunk
14 10 (10.99%) Trend Analysis
14 10 (10.99%) SANS

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Incident 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 Incident Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.30%) Apache
1 3 (3.30%) JBoss
1 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.09%) MS Office
3 9 (9.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) Firewall
2 9 (9.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.59%) Internet
5 5 (5.49%) SSL
6 4 (4.40%) DNS
6 4 (4.40%) HTTP
7 3 (3.30%) FTP
7 3 (3.30%) SAN
7 3 (3.30%) SMTP
8 2 (2.20%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.20%) Intranet
8 2 (2.20%) IPsec
8 2 (2.20%) SSH
8 2 (2.20%) tcpdump
8 2 (2.20%) VPN
8 2 (2.20%) Wireshark
9 1 (1.10%) DHCP
9 1 (1.10%) LAN
9 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
General
1 28 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Legal
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Law
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (7.69%) Statistics
3 5 (5.49%) PKI
4 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.20%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.20%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.10%) Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Unix
2 13 (14.29%) Linux
3 8 (8.79%) Windows
4 3 (3.30%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.10%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.93%) ITIL
2 49 (53.85%) Incident Management
3 33 (36.26%) Problem Management
4 20 (21.98%) Service Management
5 19 (20.88%) Change Management
5 19 (20.88%) SIEM
6 17 (18.68%) Information Security
7 12 (13.19%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (13.19%) Ethical Hacking
7 12 (13.19%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (10.99%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (10.99%) Security Operations
8 10 (10.99%) Service Delivery
8 10 (10.99%) Trend Analysis
9 9 (9.89%) Risk Management
10 7 (7.69%) Business Continuity
10 7 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.69%) ITSM
11 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.30%) Perl
2 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.30%) Python
3 1 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) GIAC
2 17 (18.68%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (17.58%) CISSP
4 15 (16.48%) CISM
5 11 (12.09%) CEH
5 11 (12.09%) Degree
5 11 (12.09%) GCIH
6 10 (10.99%) SANS
7 8 (8.79%) GCIA
8 7 (7.69%) EnCE
9 6 (6.59%) GCFA
10 5 (5.49%) CCNA
10 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.30%) CCFP
11 3 (3.30%) CFCE
11 3 (3.30%) CHFI
11 3 (3.30%) EnCEP
11 3 (3.30%) GCFE
11 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) COBIT
3 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Snort
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) EnCase
2 1 (1.10%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 10 (10.99%) Splunk
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Remedy
3 7 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.49%) Qualys
5 4 (4.40%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.30%) VMware
7 2 (2.20%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco
7 2 (2.20%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.10%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.10%) EMC
8 1 (1.10%) F5
8 1 (1.10%) HP
8 1 (1.10%) NetWitness
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