The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 92 71
Rank change year-on-year +5 -21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 4 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.40% 1.10% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 1.13% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 25
Median salary £37,000 £32,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.97% -22.02%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.47% +5.55%  

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 973 1239 1192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 96.62% 97.64% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 564 756 799
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 Glasgow

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

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 28 April 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 13 (59.09%) Information Security
1 13 (59.09%) SIEM
2 12 (54.55%) Security Operations
2 12 (54.55%) Data Loss Prevention
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (45.45%) Firewall
4 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (45.45%) Data Analysis
4 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (36.36%) Wireshark
5 8 (36.36%) tcpdump
5 8 (36.36%) Unix
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco
6 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
7 6 (27.27%) Sourcefire
7 6 (27.27%) Network Security
7 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
10 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (9.09%) LAN
10 2 (9.09%) WAN
10 2 (9.09%) DHCP
11 1 (4.55%) Banking
11 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery

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 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) tcpdump
2 8 (36.36%) Wireshark
3 6 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) DNS
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Information Security
1 13 (59.09%) SIEM
2 12 (54.55%) Data Loss Prevention
2 12 (54.55%) Security Operations
3 10 (45.45%) Data Analysis
3 10 (45.45%) Incident Management
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) Forensic Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CISSP
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.55%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) NetWitness
3 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec
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