The median annual salary for a IT Security Analyst was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 137 - 155
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.043% - 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% - 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £28,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  

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 2227 2780 2960
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.99% 94.82% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1808 1834
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Analyst in Scotland

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for IT Security Analyst in Scotland

IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 March 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 - 1 £28,500 -
IT Security Analyst
UK

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Process Improvement
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Security Auditing
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SCADA
3 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) SAN

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
1 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Security Auditing
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
2 1 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard