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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Analyst
Rank 847 869 818
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -51
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 34 23 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.022% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.023% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 43
Average salary £41,000 £34,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% +11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,600 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-9.90% -7.50%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +13 28 £45,000 -4.25% 2
London +22 11 £50,000 +3.09% 1
City of London +7 8 £50,000 +16.95% 1
Cardiff -20 5 £22,500 -10.00%
South Wales -23 5 £22,500 -50.00%
Wales -25 5 £22,500 -50.00%
East Midlands - 5 £19,000 -
North West - 5 £24,500 -
Cheshire - 4 £24,000 -
South West -13 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £22,500 -
Runcorn - 3 £24,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Bristol -6 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £19,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £37,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £19,000 -
East of England - 2 £37,500 -
Glasgow +9 1 £42,500 +53.15% 1
Scotland +4 1 £42,500 +53.15% 1
Hampshire -10 1 £62,500 -
South East -16 1 £62,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Solihull - 1 £25,500 -
Telford - 1 £19,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £19,000 -

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (59.21%) ITIL
2 43 (56.58%) Incident Management
3 28 (36.84%) Problem Management
4 17 (22.37%) SLA
5 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (17.11%) Service Management
8 12 (15.79%) Finance
9 11 (14.47%) SIEM
10 9 (11.84%) ITIL V3
10 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.53%) MCDST
11 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (10.53%) Cyber Security
12 7 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
13 6 (7.89%) Firewall
13 6 (7.89%) ArcSight
14 5 (6.58%) OpenUP
14 5 (6.58%) Reverse Engineering
14 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
14 5 (6.58%) LAN
14 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
14 5 (6.58%) Cisco
14 5 (6.58%) Degree
14 5 (6.58%) Information Security
14 5 (6.58%) GCIA
14 5 (6.58%) GCIH
15 4 (5.26%) GCFA

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
1 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (7.89%) Firewall
3 5 (6.58%) LAN
3 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) PowerBuilder
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) ITIL
2 43 (56.58%) Incident Management
3 28 (36.84%) Problem Management
4 14 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (17.11%) Service Management
6 11 (14.47%) SIEM
7 9 (11.84%) ITIL V3
7 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.53%) Cyber Security
9 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.58%) Information Security
10 5 (6.58%) OpenUP
10 5 (6.58%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (5.26%) Computer Security
11 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
12 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.95%) Analytics
13 2 (2.63%) Project Management
13 2 (2.63%) Change Management
13 2 (2.63%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) Python
2 2 (2.63%) Ruby
2 2 (2.63%) Perl
2 2 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (1.32%) C++
3 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.53%) MCDST
2 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
3 5 (6.58%) GCIA
3 5 (6.58%) GCIH
4 4 (5.26%) GCFA
4 4 (5.26%) GIAC
5 1 (1.32%) CCNA
5 1 (1.32%) CISSP
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) ArcSight
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (3.95%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.32%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) LogLogic
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