The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £59,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Senior Security Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 161 146
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 6 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.14% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.14% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 20
Median salary £59,250 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.73% +13.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £58,650 £47,100 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £48,700 £46,100
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +16.66%  

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 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Security Analyst in Scotland

Senior Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Security Analyst in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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 +10 3 - - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £59,250 - 1
Senior Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (62.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) SAML
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto

Senior 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 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow Development
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Malware Reverse Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) GCIH
2 1 (12.50%) SANS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CSIRT
1 2 (25.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (25.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago