The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 154 121
Rank change year-on-year +10 -33  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 8 11 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.38% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.40% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 35
Median salary £40,000 £46,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.97% +23.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £38,550 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £47,500 £64,400
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2505 2761 2977
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 93.96% 96.57% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1609 1586 1887
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.32% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in Scotland

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Information Security Analyst in Scotland

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Analyst in Scotland

Information Security Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 6 £40,000 -1.23%
Edinburgh - 1 £58,500 -
Information Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Information 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 Scotland region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Security Operations
3 8 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (43.75%) SIEM
5 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
6 4 (25.00%) F5
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (18.75%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (18.75%) PKI
7 3 (18.75%) CEH
7 3 (18.75%) SSL
7 3 (18.75%) CISSP
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) LAN

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) PKI
4 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Security Operations
3 8 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (43.75%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (43.75%) SIEM
5 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 1 (6.25%) Coaching
9 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
9 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 1 (6.25%) Data Security
9 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
9 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Time Management
9 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CEH
1 3 (18.75%) CISM
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) F5
2 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) NetWitness
5 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) VMware