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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Analyst
Rank 854 847 857
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 48 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.027% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.029% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 43 14 28
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £40,250 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Incident Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Incident Analyst
Top 30 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 19 September 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
England -11 35 £32,000 +6.66% 3
Glasgow +9 12 £26,000 -38.82% 1
Scotland -4 12 £26,000 -38.82% 1
Yorkshire -29 12 £30,000 - 1
South East -8 8 £58,750 - 1
London -24 7 £40,468 +34.89% 1
Hampshire - 6 £60,000 -
Leeds -25 4 £22,500 -33.82%
West Yorkshire -30 4 £22,500 -33.82%
Derbyshire - 4 £16,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £16,500 -
Chesterfield - 4 £16,500 -
Basingstoke - 3 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire -11 2 £22,500 -
Sheffield -21 2 £22,500 -
Bromley - 2 £42,500 -
Manchester - 2 £42,500 -
North West - 2 £42,500 -
City of London +4 1 £42,500 +41.66%
North Yorkshire -21 1 £30,000 +9.09% 1
West Midlands -24 1 £25,500 -7.27%
East of England - 1 £22,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £22,500 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Solihull - 1 £25,500 -
Southampton - 1 £19,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £55,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £22,500 -
Guildford - 1 £45,000 -

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 78 (77.23%) ITIL
2 51 (50.50%) Incident Management
3 33 (32.67%) Problem Management
4 31 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (28.71%) ITIL Certification
6 27 (26.73%) Linux
7 20 (19.80%) Service Management
8 18 (17.82%) SQL
8 18 (17.82%) Firewall
9 17 (16.83%) SLA
9 17 (16.83%) Cisco
10 16 (15.84%) MS Office
10 16 (15.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (13.86%) Finance
12 13 (12.87%) UNIX
12 13 (12.87%) Windows
13 12 (11.88%) Solaris
13 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
13 12 (11.88%) Degree
14 11 (10.89%) Active Directory
15 10 (9.90%) Citrix
15 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
16 9 (8.91%) Management Information System
16 9 (8.91%) GCIH
16 9 (8.91%) GCIA
16 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
16 9 (8.91%) Oracle
17 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
17 8 (7.92%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (7.92%) CISSP

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) MS Office
2 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.82%) Firewall
2 7 (6.93%) Network Security
3 6 (5.94%) VPN
3 6 (5.94%) SSL
3 6 (5.94%) SSH
3 6 (5.94%) HTTP
4 5 (4.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.97%) Internet
6 1 (0.99%) LAN
6 1 (0.99%) WAN
6 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (6.93%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (13.86%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Banking
2 4 (3.96%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) Middleware
2 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.98%) WCF
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.91%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.92%) Statistics
4 6 (5.94%) PKI
5 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.99%) EPoS
7 1 (0.99%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.73%) Linux
2 13 (12.87%) UNIX
2 13 (12.87%) Windows
3 12 (11.88%) Solaris
4 7 (6.93%) CentOS
5 5 (4.95%) AIX
6 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (77.23%) ITIL
2 51 (50.50%) Incident Management
3 33 (32.67%) Problem Management
4 20 (19.80%) Service Management
5 16 (15.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.92%) SIEM
7 8 (7.92%) Computer Security
7 8 (7.92%) Supplier Management
8 7 (6.93%) Change Management
9 6 (5.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (5.94%) Network Architecture
10 5 (4.95%) Document Management
10 5 (4.95%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.96%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.96%) Cyber Security
11 4 (3.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.82%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) VBA
3 3 (2.97%) Java
4 2 (1.98%) Perl
4 2 (1.98%) C#
4 2 (1.98%) Python
4 2 (1.98%) Ruby
5 1 (0.99%) C++
5 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (28.71%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (11.88%) Degree
3 9 (8.91%) GCIH
3 9 (8.91%) GCIA
4 8 (7.92%) CISSP
5 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) GCFA
6 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.97%) GIAC
7 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.99%) MCDST
8 1 (0.99%) EnCE
8 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) SSCP
8 1 (0.99%) ISEB
8 1 (0.99%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.83%) SLA
2 7 (6.93%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.95%) COSO
3 5 (4.95%) COBIT
4 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (10.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Cisco
2 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.90%) Citrix
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle
5 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.97%) Remedy
7 2 (1.98%) Splunk
8 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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