The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Incident Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Incident Analyst
Rank 844 924 916
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 67 40 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.036% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.038% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 64 31 52
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £27,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+19.26% -12.09%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Incident Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Incident Analyst in the job title.

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 25 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Incident Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +82 66 £45,000 +20.00% 3
London +59 32 £47,500 +15.15% 1
South East +56 10 £41,250 +51.37%
Yorkshire +31 9 £22,000 -5.37%
North Yorkshire +16 8 £22,000 -5.37%
Ripon 0 7 £22,000 -5.37%
West Midlands -5 7 £46,250 +88.77% 1
East of England +15 4 £31,250 +9.64% 1
Kent - 4 £65,000 -
North West +17 3 £52,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £32,500 -
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 -
Chelmsford - 3 £32,500 -
Leamington Spa - 3 £47,500 -
Crawley - 3 £32,500 -
Essex - 3 £32,500 -
City of London +64 2 £32,500 -49.61% 1
Telford -3 2 - -
Shropshire -5 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 £24,500 -
Bromley - 2 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £29,000 -
Scotland +25 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Surrey +21 1 £60,000 +120.18%
Bedfordshire +16 1 £25,000 -12.28% 1
West Bromwich +5 1 £23,000 +2.22%
South West -1 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Birmingham -16 1 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £27,500 -

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Incident Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Incident Analyst in the job title.

1 85 (59.44%) ITIL
2 78 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 52 (36.36%) Finance
4 36 (25.17%) Information Security
5 30 (20.98%) Security Operations
6 29 (20.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 29 (20.28%) Problem Management
6 29 (20.28%) Service Delivery
7 28 (19.58%) Service Management
7 28 (19.58%) SIEM
8 24 (16.78%) Change Management
8 24 (16.78%) Firewall
8 24 (16.78%) ITSM
8 24 (16.78%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (12.59%) Windows
10 15 (10.49%) Linux
10 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
10 15 (10.49%) Degree
10 15 (10.49%) ITIL V3
10 15 (10.49%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (10.49%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (10.49%) Threat Analysis
11 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
11 14 (9.79%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (8.39%) Banking
12 12 (8.39%) CISSP
12 12 (8.39%) Unix
12 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
12 12 (8.39%) SQL
12 12 (8.39%) Oracle

Incident Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.78%) Firewall
2 9 (6.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.59%) Network Security
4 6 (4.20%) Internet
4 6 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.10%) NetScreen
6 2 (1.40%) DNS
6 2 (1.40%) HTTP
6 2 (1.40%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.70%) Extranet
7 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) GIS
2 6 (4.20%) Big Data
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
General
1 52 (36.36%) Finance
2 12 (8.39%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) International Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.40%) Billing
4 2 (1.40%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.28%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.90%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.90%) PKI
5 5 (3.50%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.50%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.40%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.40%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.70%) Fintech
7 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.59%) Windows
2 15 (10.49%) Linux
3 12 (8.39%) Unix
4 7 (4.90%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (59.44%) ITIL
2 78 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 36 (25.17%) Information Security
4 30 (20.98%) Security Operations
5 29 (20.28%) Problem Management
5 29 (20.28%) Service Delivery
6 28 (19.58%) Service Management
6 28 (19.58%) SIEM
7 24 (16.78%) Change Management
7 24 (16.78%) ITSM
8 15 (10.49%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (10.49%) ITIL V3
8 15 (10.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (10.49%) Threat Analysis
9 14 (9.79%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.99%) Ethical Hacking
10 10 (6.99%) Malware Analysis
10 10 (6.99%) People Management
10 10 (6.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.39%) SQL
2 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.20%) Python
3 2 (1.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (16.78%) ITIL Certification
2 15 (10.49%) Degree
3 12 (8.39%) CISSP
4 10 (6.99%) SANS
5 7 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (4.20%) CCSP
6 6 (4.20%) CEH
6 6 (4.20%) GIAC
7 5 (3.50%) CISM
7 5 (3.50%) GCIH
8 4 (2.80%) GCIA
9 2 (1.40%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.40%) MCP
10 1 (0.70%) CCNA
10 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) SLA
2 9 (6.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.80%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.10%) GPG13
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.80%) Snort
3 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) QRadar
2 3 (2.10%) Nessus
2 3 (2.10%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (10.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.39%) Oracle
3 6 (4.20%) LogRhythm
4 5 (3.50%) ArcSight
4 5 (3.50%) Remedy
4 5 (3.50%) Splunk
5 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.10%) Cisco
5 3 (2.10%) FireEye
5 3 (2.10%) Fortinet
5 3 (2.10%) Intel Security
5 3 (2.10%) Juniper
5 3 (2.10%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.10%) Qualys
5 3 (2.10%) Rapid7
5 3 (2.10%) Sourcefire
5 3 (2.10%) Symantec
5 3 (2.10%) TippingPoint
6 2 (1.40%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.70%) F5
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