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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Analyst
Rank 858 852 847
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 35 55 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.048% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.051% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 27 48 12
Average salary £37,500 £26,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.23% -7.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £58,000 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £27,250 £26,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -7.14%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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 -8 30 £36,250 +13.28% 2
London +14 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Yorkshire +3 8 £22,500 -
North Yorkshire 0 7 £22,500 +12.50%
Ripon - 7 £22,500 -
Glasgow 0 5 £37,750 +45.19%
Scotland -4 5 £37,750 +45.19%
West Midlands -2 4 £24,500 -3.92%
South West - 3 £37,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £37,500 - 1
City of London +26 2 £64,500 +51.76%
South East +8 2 £27,250 -52.60%
North West +3 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Berkshire +11 1 - -
Leeds +9 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Surrey +4 1 £27,250 -39.44%
Guildford 0 1 £27,250 -39.44%
West Yorkshire 0 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £22,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £26,500 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Telford - 1 £26,500 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Chorley - 1 - -

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 41 (64.06%) Incident Management
2 28 (43.75%) Finance
3 25 (39.06%) ITIL
4 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (32.81%) Cyber Security
6 16 (25.00%) Degree
6 16 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 14 (21.88%) Network Security
7 14 (21.88%) Information Security
8 13 (20.31%) CISSP
9 12 (18.75%) Service Management
9 12 (18.75%) Cryptography
10 11 (17.19%) Law
10 11 (17.19%) Legal
10 11 (17.19%) Data Security
10 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
10 11 (17.19%) Windows
11 9 (14.06%) Firewall
12 8 (12.50%) Linux
12 8 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (10.94%) SLA
13 7 (10.94%) MS Office
13 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.94%) People Management
14 6 (9.38%) Malware Analysis
14 6 (9.38%) SQL
14 6 (9.38%) Python
14 6 (9.38%) Computer Security
15 5 (7.81%) GIAC
15 5 (7.81%) Penetration Testing

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) Network Security
2 9 (14.06%) Firewall
3 8 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.81%) Internet
5 3 (4.69%) HTTP
5 3 (4.69%) DNS
5 3 (4.69%) SMTP
6 2 (3.13%) Intranet
6 2 (3.13%) Extranet
7 1 (1.56%) FTP
7 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 28 (43.75%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Law
2 11 (17.19%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Russian Language
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.75%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.69%) PKI
3 3 (4.69%) Spread Betting
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 8 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Solaris
4 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (64.06%) Incident Management
2 25 (39.06%) ITIL
3 21 (32.81%) Cyber Security
4 16 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 14 (21.88%) Information Security
6 12 (18.75%) Service Management
7 11 (17.19%) Data Security
7 11 (17.19%) Risk Management
8 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
8 7 (10.94%) People Management
9 6 (9.38%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (9.38%) Computer Security
10 5 (7.81%) Change Management
10 5 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Project Management
11 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (4.69%) SIEM
12 3 (4.69%) Analytics
12 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) SQL
1 6 (9.38%) Python
2 4 (6.25%) PHP
3 3 (4.69%) Perl
4 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.56%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Degree
2 13 (20.31%) CISSP
3 5 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (7.81%) GIAC
4 3 (4.69%) GCFA
4 3 (4.69%) EnCE
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.13%) GCIH
6 1 (1.56%) MCDST
6 1 (1.56%) CISM
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Nagios
1 1 (1.56%) SCOM
1 1 (1.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) VMware
2 2 (3.13%) Qualys
2 2 (3.13%) Splunk
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
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