Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 136 116
Rank change year-on-year -6 -20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 5 2 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.087% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.092% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 27
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £20,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -55.56% +27.66%
10th Percentile £31,250 £20,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,500 £20,000 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2604 2179 2923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.32% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1430 1870
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,325 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 20 November 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 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) ForeScout
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Business Development
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

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 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) ForeScout
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk