Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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

Information Security Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 253 296
Rank change year-on-year -4 +43 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 14 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.21% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 21
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - +1.77%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.89% +18.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6,513 6,323 9,084
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.61% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,246 5,087 7,395
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in Berkshire

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security Analyst in Berkshire

Information Security Analyst
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead -42 7 £57,500 +35.29%
Bracknell -16 3 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Slough - 3 £50,000 -
Reading +16 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Information Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, Information 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 Berkshire region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (92.86%) CISSP
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (42.86%) CEH
4 6 (42.86%) SSCP
4 6 (42.86%) CISM
5 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (28.57%) SIEM
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) SANS
6 4 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (28.57%) CISA
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) LAMP
6 4 (28.57%) CentOS
6 4 (28.57%) OWASP
7 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
7 3 (21.43%) GIAC
7 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Qualys
7 3 (21.43%) Security Management
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (28.57%) OWASP
3 4 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) SIEM
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Data Security
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (7.14%) Database Security
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Governance
6 1 (7.14%) ISMS
6 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CISSP
2 6 (42.86%) CEH
2 6 (42.86%) CISM
2 6 (42.86%) SSCP
3 4 (28.57%) CISA
3 4 (28.57%) SANS
4 3 (21.43%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Forcepoint
2 3 (21.43%) Qualys
2 3 (21.43%) Symantec