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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Analyst
Rank 873 878 853
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 29 60 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.051% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.054% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 21 49 12
Average salary £37,750 £33,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.53% +33.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,600 £28,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £26,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+45.19% +4.00%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -7 18 £35,000 -6.66%
Glasgow +6 11 £37,750 +43.80%
Scotland +3 11 £37,750 +43.80%
South West -3 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire -8 4 £19,750 -1.25%
Cheltenham - 4 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £50,000 -
South East +8 3 £40,750 +8.66%
North Yorkshire -3 3 £17,000 -15.00%
Ripon - 3 £17,000 -
East Midlands +5 2 £16,500 -37.73%
London +3 2 - -
Derbyshire +1 2 £16,500 -37.73%
Chesterfield -1 2 £16,500 -37.73%
Basingstoke +25 1 £52,500 -
East of England +8 1 £35,000 +55.55%
West Sussex +5 1 £29,000 -10.76%
Leeds +2 1 £25,000 +13.63%
West Yorkshire +1 1 £25,000 +13.63%
Worthing 0 1 £29,000 -10.76%
Berkshire -5 1 - -
North West -5 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire -9 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Wokingham -11 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 -
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 46 (65.71%) Incident Management
2 32 (45.71%) ITIL
3 27 (38.57%) Problem Management
4 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (30.00%) Cyber Security
5 21 (30.00%) Finance
6 19 (27.14%) SLA
7 15 (21.43%) Information Security
7 15 (21.43%) Network Security
8 14 (20.00%) Degree
9 13 (18.57%) Risk Management
9 13 (18.57%) CISSP
10 12 (17.14%) Legal
11 11 (15.71%) Law
11 11 (15.71%) Data Security
11 11 (15.71%) Cryptography
12 9 (12.86%) ITIL V3
12 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (11.43%) Service Management
13 8 (11.43%) Windows
13 8 (11.43%) Malware Analysis
13 8 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (10.00%) Linux
15 6 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 5 (7.14%) Firewall
16 5 (7.14%) Internet
16 5 (7.14%) Python
16 5 (7.14%) MS Office

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Network Security
2 8 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (7.14%) Firewall
3 5 (7.14%) Internet
4 3 (4.29%) SMTP
4 3 (4.29%) HTTP
4 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.29%) DNS
5 2 (2.86%) Intranet
5 2 (2.86%) Extranet
6 1 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) PowerBuilder
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Legal
3 11 (15.71%) Law
4 3 (4.29%) Russian Language
5 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.71%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Solaris
4 3 (4.29%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.43%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (65.71%) Incident Management
2 32 (45.71%) ITIL
3 27 (38.57%) Problem Management
4 21 (30.00%) Cyber Security
5 15 (21.43%) Information Security
6 13 (18.57%) Risk Management
7 11 (15.71%) Data Security
8 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.86%) ITIL V3
9 8 (11.43%) Service Management
9 8 (11.43%) Malware Analysis
10 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.71%) Reverse Engineering
12 4 (5.71%) People Management
13 3 (4.29%) Analytics
13 3 (4.29%) Computer Security
13 3 (4.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) PHP
1 5 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (2.86%) Perl
2 2 (2.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) Ruby
3 1 (1.43%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.43%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 13 (18.57%) CISSP
3 6 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) GIAC
4 1 (1.43%) GCIA
4 1 (1.43%) GCIH
4 1 (1.43%) MCDST
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Nagios
1 1 (1.43%) SCOM
1 1 (1.43%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Business Objects
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) VMware
4 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow