The median annual salary for a Senior Security Analyst was £58,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 155 153
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Security Analyst 3 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Median salary £58,500 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.15% +4.39%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.84%  

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 2229 2780 2983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.95% 94.78% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1809 1842
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 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 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
Edinburgh - 3 £58,500 -
Senior Security Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) PKI
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) F5
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
4 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (62.50%) Juniper
4 5 (62.50%) SAML
4 5 (62.50%) SSL
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
4 5 (62.50%) Actionable Insight
5 2 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory

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 8 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (62.50%) SSL
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) PKI
2 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Actionable Insight
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Fortinet