Period
to 28 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 134 147
Rank change year-on-year +39 +13 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 21 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.33% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.68% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 3
Glasgow median annual salary £27,500 £45,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.56% +13.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,750 £28,250 £34,600
90th Percentile £39,800 £57,500 £44,500
Scotland median annual salary £31,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -10.00% -5.88%

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 1,529 1,917 2,111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.72% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,099 1,366 1,418
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% -4.21% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Glasgow over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (61.90%) Information Security
2 10 (47.62%) Security Operations
3 9 (42.86%) GDPR
3 9 (42.86%) CEH
3 9 (42.86%) CISM
3 9 (42.86%) CISSP
4 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
4 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
4 8 (38.10%) Decision-Making
4 8 (38.10%) Due Diligence
5 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (28.57%) SIEM
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) Data Security
7 4 (19.05%) SLA
7 4 (19.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (14.29%) Presales
8 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 3 (14.29%) Firewall
9 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (9.52%) Incident Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Route 53
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
2 10 (47.62%) Security Operations
3 8 (38.10%) Data Protection
3 8 (38.10%) Decision-Making
3 8 (38.10%) Due Diligence
3 8 (38.10%) Risk Management
4 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (28.57%) SIEM
5 4 (19.05%) Data Security
5 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (14.29%) Presales
6 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
8 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.76%) Information Security Management
8 1 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CEH
1 9 (42.86%) CISM
1 9 (42.86%) CISSP
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) GDPR
2 4 (19.05%) SLA
3 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy