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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Incident Analyst
Rank 858 856 856
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 25 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.043% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.046% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 16
Average salary £37,750 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.17% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £19,550 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year
+51.00% -

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Incident Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Incident Analyst
Top 25 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 22 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 16 £32,750 -12.66% 3
Scotland +22 9 £37,750 +42.45% 3
Glasgow +6 9 £37,750 +42.45% 3
East Midlands +14 7 £32,000 +20.75%
London +28 3 - -
Leicestershire - 3 £32,500 -
Leicester - 3 £32,500 -
Chesterfield +16 2 £16,500 -37.73%
Derbyshire +13 2 £16,500 -37.73%
South East +2 2 £40,750 +8.66% 1
South West -12 2 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £50,000 - 1
Nottingham - 2 - -
City of London +34 1 - -
Basingstoke +20 1 £52,500 -
Hampshire -1 1 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Suffolk - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £29,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -
Worthing - 1 £29,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
East of England - 1 £35,000 -

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 (61.02%) Incident Management
2 33 (55.93%) ITIL
3 27 (45.76%) Problem Management
4 20 (33.90%) SLA
5 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (23.73%) Finance
7 12 (20.34%) Cyber Security
8 11 (18.64%) Service Management
9 9 (15.25%) Information Security
9 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (15.25%) ITIL V3
9 9 (15.25%) Degree
10 8 (13.56%) Network Security
10 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
10 8 (13.56%) CISSP
11 7 (11.86%) Legal
11 7 (11.86%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (10.17%) Malware Analysis
12 6 (10.17%) Cryptography
12 6 (10.17%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (10.17%) Data Security
12 6 (10.17%) Law
12 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
13 5 (8.47%) Windows
13 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
14 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 4 (6.78%) Change Management
14 4 (6.78%) Firewall
14 4 (6.78%) Internet

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Network Security
2 6 (10.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (6.78%) Firewall
3 4 (6.78%) Internet
4 2 (3.39%) Intranet
4 2 (3.39%) Extranet
4 2 (3.39%) SMTP
4 2 (3.39%) HTTP
4 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.39%) DNS
5 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) PowerBuilder
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Legal
3 6 (10.17%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.69%) Russian Language
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) AIX
4 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Incident Management
2 33 (55.93%) ITIL
3 27 (45.76%) Problem Management
4 12 (20.34%) Cyber Security
5 11 (18.64%) Service Management
6 9 (15.25%) Information Security
6 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.25%) ITIL V3
7 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (10.17%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (10.17%) Data Security
10 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (6.78%) Change Management
12 3 (5.08%) Project Management
12 3 (5.08%) Penetration Testing
13 2 (3.39%) Time Management
13 2 (3.39%) Fault Management
13 2 (3.39%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) Python
1 3 (5.08%) PHP
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.69%) Ruby
3 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) CISSP
3 6 (10.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) GCIA
4 1 (1.69%) GCIH
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Nagios
1 1 (1.69%) Cacti
1 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) VMware
4 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
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