Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 July 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 139 92
Rank change year-on-year +6 -47 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 14 27 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.63% 1.05% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.08% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 58
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +2.44%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £50,650 £51,800 £55,625
Scotland median annual salary £40,500 £39,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% -7.14% +2.44%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2106 2506 2382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.65% 97.09% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1424 1552
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.73% +8.13%
10th Percentile £28,875 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.15% +2.35% +6.25%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Glasgow region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
4 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) CISM
5 3 (21.43%) CISSP
6 2 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Data Security
6 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
6 2 (14.29%) CEH
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow Development
6 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) tcpdump
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 6 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 5 (35.71%) SIEM
4 4 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
4 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 2 (14.29%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow Development
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISM
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) CASP
3 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) GCIH
3 1 (7.14%) SANS
3 1 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) CSIRT
1 2 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (14.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (7.14%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee
1 1 (7.14%) NetWitness
1 1 (7.14%) Splunk
1 1 (7.14%) Symantec
1 1 (7.14%) VMware