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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Incident Analyst
Rank 851 853 856
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Incident Analyst 44 46 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.042% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.044% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 30 42 25
Average salary £33,250 £48,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.44% +61.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £27,750 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £52,000 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+17.27% -8.33%

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
106313 103834 110138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88520 84369 94875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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 18 December 2014 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 18 December 2014. 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 -5 31 £31,500 -35.05%
Scotland +20 12 £34,000 -20.00%
London +3 12 £37,500 -22.68%
Glasgow +13 10 £34,000 -20.00%
South East +8 7 £20,500 -
Berkshire +6 5 - -
Slough - 5 - -
Yorkshire -22 3 £22,000 +10.00%
North West - 3 £24,000 -
City of London -1 2 £30,250 -37.62%
West Midlands -2 2 £25,000 -9.09%
South West -5 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Kent - 2 £20,500 -
Runcorn - 2 £24,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £24,000 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £32,000 -
East Midlands +15 1 - -
Bristol +12 1 - -
Birmingham -8 1 £24,500 -10.90%
Cheltenham - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £32,500 -
Solihull - 1 £25,500 -
Harrogate - 1 £22,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £22,000 -

Incident Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 63 (70.00%) ITIL
2 45 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 26 (28.89%) Problem Management
3 26 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (22.22%) Service Management
5 17 (18.89%) Finance
5 17 (18.89%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (17.78%) SIEM
7 15 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (13.33%) Windows
9 11 (12.22%) Firewall
9 11 (12.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (11.11%) GCIA
10 10 (11.11%) GCIH
10 10 (11.11%) MS Office
11 9 (10.00%) Cisco
12 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.89%) MCDST
12 8 (8.89%) Degree
12 8 (8.89%) Cyber Security
13 7 (7.78%) SLA
14 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
14 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
14 6 (6.67%) LAN
14 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
14 6 (6.67%) Linux
14 6 (6.67%) SQL
14 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
14 6 (6.67%) Change Management

Incident Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (11.11%) MS Office
2 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.44%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) Firewall
1 11 (12.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (6.67%) LAN
2 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.56%) VPN
3 5 (5.56%) SSL
3 5 (5.56%) SSH
3 5 (5.56%) HTTP
4 2 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (1.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.11%) Network Security
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Retail
3 2 (2.22%) Legal
3 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.56%) PKI
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Linux
3 5 (5.56%) AIX
3 5 (5.56%) Solaris
4 4 (4.44%) UNIX
5 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.00%) ITIL
2 45 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 26 (28.89%) Problem Management
4 20 (22.22%) Service Management
5 16 (17.78%) SIEM
6 15 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (8.89%) Cyber Security
8 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.67%) Change Management
8 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.56%) Document Management
9 5 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (5.56%) Computer Security
9 5 (5.56%) OpenUP
9 5 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (5.56%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.44%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.44%) Information Security
11 3 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) Python
2 2 (2.22%) Ruby
2 2 (2.22%) Java
2 2 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (1.11%) PHP
3 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.11%) VBA
3 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (11.11%) GCIA
2 10 (11.11%) GCIH
3 8 (8.89%) MCDST
3 8 (8.89%) Degree
3 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.56%) CISSP
5 4 (4.44%) GCFA
5 4 (4.44%) GIAC
6 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.11%) CCNA
7 1 (1.11%) ISEB
7 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.56%) COSO
3 5 (5.56%) COBIT
4 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) Cisco
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.11%) LogLogic
5 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.11%) Remedy