Period
to 24 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

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
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 106 138
Rank change year-on-year +40 +32 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 7 20 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.06% 1.09% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.13% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 17
Median annual salary £41,250 £30,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -35.48% +16.25%
10th Percentile £40,125 £24,500 £35,700
90th Percentile £43,375 £44,500 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £46,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% -4.89% +15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 624 1,777 2,147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 97.21% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 427 1,213 1,585
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.26%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 24 September 2020, Security Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Privileged Access Management
2 3 (42.86%) Azure
2 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) Privileged Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) NIST
4 1 (14.29%) NIST 800
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Privileged Access Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Privileged Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISMS
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) NIST
1 1 (14.29%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
2 1 (14.29%) VMware