The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £58,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 94 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 4 2 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.17% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.17% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 16
Median salary £58,500 £20,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +192.50% -55.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £20,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £20,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1181 1146 1327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.94% 95.98% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 726 659 834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Edinburgh

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Edinburgh

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Edinburgh

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (33.33%) PKI
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) SAML
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (16.67%) CCSE
6 1 (16.67%) Banking

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
Edinburgh
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago