Period
to 15 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 237 266
Rank change year-on-year +16 +29 +57
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 28 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.49% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 9
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -18.52% +92.86%
10th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £52,700
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year -2.91% -3.74% +24.42%

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 5,404 6,384 7,357
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 95.45% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,385 5,202 5,751
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram 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 15 February 2019. 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 +9 25 £50,000 +17.65%
Bracknell -30 1 £55,000 -
Newbury - 1 £36,000 - 1
Information Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (85.71%) SIEM
3 23 (82.14%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (64.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (64.29%) Business Continuity
4 18 (64.29%) Risk Management
5 17 (60.71%) Legal
5 17 (60.71%) Strategic Planning
5 17 (60.71%) Business Continuity Management
5 17 (60.71%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (42.86%) Logistics
7 11 (39.29%) McAfee
7 11 (39.29%) Trend Micro
7 11 (39.29%) PKI
7 11 (39.29%) Qualys
8 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
9 5 (17.86%) DNS
9 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.29%) CISSP
10 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
10 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (14.29%) Splunk
11 3 (10.71%) CISM
12 2 (7.14%) ITIL
12 2 (7.14%) Project Management
12 2 (7.14%) CISA
12 2 (7.14%) COBIT
12 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
12 2 (7.14%) CRISC

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
General
1 17 (60.71%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (82.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (39.29%) PKI
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) CentOS
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Information Security
2 24 (85.71%) SIEM
3 18 (64.29%) Business Continuity
3 18 (64.29%) Risk Management
3 18 (64.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 17 (60.71%) Business Continuity Management
4 17 (60.71%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (60.71%) Strategic Planning
5 12 (42.86%) Logistics
6 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL
8 2 (7.14%) Project Management
8 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
9 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.57%) Line Management
9 1 (3.57%) Organisational Awareness
9 1 (3.57%) OWASP
9 1 (3.57%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) CISM
3 2 (7.14%) CISA
3 2 (7.14%) CRISC
4 1 (3.57%) CEH
4 1 (3.57%) GIAC
4 1 (3.57%) SANS
4 1 (3.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) COBIT
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) McAfee
1 11 (39.29%) Qualys
1 11 (39.29%) Trend Micro
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco