Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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

Security Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 163 177
Rank change year-on-year -28 +14 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 62 93 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.04% 1.46% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.53% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 87
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +2.27% +11.39%
10th Percentile £39,000 £31,250 £36,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £62,500 £64,250
South East median annual salary £48,500 £46,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +4.30% -4.12% +7.78%

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 5,665 6,087 8,074
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 95.57% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,514 4,903 6,335
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £74,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Berkshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Berkshire

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 Security Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 +1 33 £57,500 +50.33% 2
Reading -51 9 £49,000 +40.00% 3
Bracknell -24 5 £55,000 - 1
Slough - 4 - -
Newbury - 1 £20,500 - 1
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 Security Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (70.97%) Information Security
2 38 (61.29%) SIEM
3 33 (53.23%) Vulnerability Management
4 27 (43.55%) CISSP
5 24 (38.71%) Linux
6 22 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (32.26%) CISM
7 20 (32.26%) Legal
8 19 (30.65%) Windows
9 18 (29.03%) Management Information System
9 18 (29.03%) Threat Intelligence
10 17 (27.42%) Firewall
11 16 (25.81%) Risk Management
11 16 (25.81%) CEH
11 16 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 16 (25.81%) Degree
11 16 (25.81%) Incident Management
11 16 (25.81%) Security Operations
12 15 (24.19%) SANS
12 15 (24.19%) Logistics
13 14 (22.58%) OWASP
13 14 (22.58%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 14 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (20.97%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
15 12 (19.35%) CISA
15 12 (19.35%) Business Continuity
15 12 (19.35%) Business Continuity Management
15 12 (19.35%) CRISC
15 12 (19.35%) Strategic Planning

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.61%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.06%) Network Security
4 4 (6.45%) DNS
5 3 (4.84%) Internet
5 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
1 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
General
1 20 (32.26%) Legal
2 1 (1.61%) Billing
2 1 (1.61%) Military
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) LAMP
2 3 (4.84%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.61%) Ajax
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) Laravel
3 1 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.61%) Memcached
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.61%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 14 (22.58%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (17.74%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (6.45%) PKI
6 3 (4.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 19 (30.65%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) CentOS
4 3 (4.84%) Android
4 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.84%) Solaris
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (70.97%) Information Security
2 38 (61.29%) SIEM
3 33 (53.23%) Vulnerability Management
4 22 (35.48%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (29.03%) Threat Intelligence
6 16 (25.81%) Incident Management
6 16 (25.81%) Risk Management
6 16 (25.81%) Security Operations
7 15 (24.19%) Logistics
8 14 (22.58%) OWASP
8 14 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (20.97%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 12 (19.35%) Business Continuity
10 12 (19.35%) Business Continuity Management
10 12 (19.35%) Strategic Planning
11 10 (16.13%) Runbook
12 8 (12.90%) Computer Science
12 8 (12.90%) Regulatory Compliance
13 7 (11.29%) Informatics
14 6 (9.68%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.61%) PHP
1 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (43.55%) CISSP
2 20 (32.26%) CISM
3 16 (25.81%) CEH
3 16 (25.81%) Degree
4 15 (24.19%) SANS
5 12 (19.35%) CISA
5 12 (19.35%) CRISC
6 10 (16.13%) OSCP
7 9 (14.52%) CREST Certified
8 8 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (12.90%) GIAC
9 5 (8.06%) SSCP
10 4 (6.45%) CCNA
10 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
11 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.61%) GCIA
12 1 (1.61%) GCIH
12 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (8.06%) COBIT
4 4 (6.45%) GDPR
5 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (4.84%) PSD2
6 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) CSIRT
2 5 (8.06%) QRadar
3 2 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 2 (3.23%) Nessus
3 2 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.61%) Kibana
4 1 (1.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.13%) Symantec
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) Qualys
5 5 (8.06%) CyberArk
5 5 (8.06%) Splunk
6 4 (6.45%) McAfee
6 4 (6.45%) SAP
6 4 (6.45%) Trend Micro
7 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.84%) IBM
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.23%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.23%) Google
8 2 (3.23%) LogRhythm
8 2 (3.23%) Meraki
8 2 (3.23%) Okta