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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Analyst
Rank 843 883 846
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -37
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 29 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.037% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 20
Average salary £37,750 £27,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.27% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £19,500 £17,340
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £24,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+54.08% -2.00%

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
104076 112022 103310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.62% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85215 91280 86022
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

Incident Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Incident Analyst
Top 29 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 6 May 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 +12 21 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Scotland +19 8 £37,750 +37.27% 1
Glasgow +16 8 £37,750 +43.80% 1
East Midlands +9 8 £32,000 +20.75%
London +12 5 £47,500 +18.75%
City of London +28 3 £44,500 +128.20%
South East +13 3 £52,500 - 3
Nottingham - 3 - -
Leicester - 3 £32,500 -
Leicestershire - 3 £32,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Chesterfield +18 2 £19,000 -28.30%
Derbyshire +14 2 £19,000 -28.30%
Hampshire +1 2 £57,500 - 3
East of England - 2 £36,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £26,000 -
South West -9 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £19,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £29,000 -
Peterborough - 1 £37,500 -
Telford - 1 £19,500 -
Worthing - 1 £29,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £37,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £52,500 - 3
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 £50,000 -

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (59.02%) Incident Management
2 35 (57.38%) ITIL
3 27 (44.26%) Problem Management
4 21 (34.43%) SLA
5 17 (27.87%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (22.95%) Finance
7 13 (21.31%) Service Management
7 13 (21.31%) Cyber Security
8 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.75%) Information Security
8 9 (14.75%) ITIL V3
8 9 (14.75%) Degree
9 8 (13.11%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
10 7 (11.48%) CISSP
10 7 (11.48%) Network Security
10 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (9.84%) Legal
11 6 (9.84%) Windows
12 5 (8.20%) Data Security
12 5 (8.20%) Law
12 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
12 5 (8.20%) Cryptography
13 4 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (6.56%) SIEM
13 4 (6.56%) Malware Analysis
13 4 (6.56%) Change Management
13 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
14 3 (4.92%) Cisco
14 3 (4.92%) SQL

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) Network Security
2 4 (6.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (4.92%) Firewall
4 2 (3.28%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) Extranet
5 1 (1.64%) SMTP
5 1 (1.64%) FTP
5 1 (1.64%) HTTP
5 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.64%) DNS
5 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) PowerBuilder
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Legal
3 5 (8.20%) Law
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Open Source
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.28%) Solaris
4 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Incident Management
2 35 (57.38%) ITIL
3 27 (44.26%) Problem Management
4 13 (21.31%) Service Management
4 13 (21.31%) Cyber Security
5 9 (14.75%) Information Security
5 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.75%) ITIL V3
6 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
6 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Data Security
7 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.56%) Change Management
8 4 (6.56%) SIEM
8 4 (6.56%) Malware Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Reverse Engineering
9 3 (4.92%) ITSM
9 3 (4.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (3.28%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) Python
2 2 (3.28%) PHP
3 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.64%) Ruby
3 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Degree
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (11.48%) CISSP
4 2 (3.28%) GCIA
4 2 (3.28%) GCIH
5 1 (1.64%) GCFA
5 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) GIAC
5 1 (1.64%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (34.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Nagios
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
1 1 (1.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Business Objects
2 3 (4.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.64%) LogLogic
4 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
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