Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 202 185
Rank change year-on-year -21 -17 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 39 56 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.60% 0.90% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.95% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 82
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% -14.57% +10.56%
10th Percentile £32,850 £32,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% -10.00% +11.11%

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 6,176 5,912 8,448
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,051 4,739 6,757
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Reading -10 14 £36,000 -7.69% 7
Maidenhead -32 10 £57,500 +43.75% 1
Bracknell -36 6 £55,000 - 1
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 24 (61.54%) Information Security
2 15 (38.46%) Windows
3 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 12 (30.77%) SIEM
5 12 (30.77%) CISSP
6 8 (20.51%) Linux
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco
6 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
6 8 (20.51%) Apple iOS
6 8 (20.51%) Android
6 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
6 8 (20.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (20.51%) Windows 10
6 8 (20.51%) GDPR
6 8 (20.51%) PSD2
7 7 (17.95%) Threat Intelligence
7 7 (17.95%) Security Operations
7 7 (17.95%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (17.95%) Network Security
7 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.38%) Use Case
8 6 (15.38%) CEH
8 6 (15.38%) IP Telephony
8 6 (15.38%) CISM
8 6 (15.38%) GIAC
8 6 (15.38%) Citrix
8 6 (15.38%) LAN
8 6 (15.38%) WAN
8 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Network Security
2 6 (15.38%) IP Telephony
2 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 6 (15.38%) WAN
3 5 (12.82%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) DHCP
4 3 (7.69%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (17.95%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (15.38%) Cyberattack
4 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.69%) Handset
6 1 (2.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Android
2 8 (20.51%) Apple iOS
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Windows 10
2 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
3 4 (10.26%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Information Security
2 13 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 12 (30.77%) SIEM
4 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
5 7 (17.95%) Security Operations
5 7 (17.95%) Threat Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) Cyber Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (15.38%) Threat Management
6 6 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
6 6 (15.38%) Use Case
7 5 (12.82%) Security Architecture
7 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (10.26%) OWASP
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.69%) IT Governance
9 3 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
1 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) CISSP
2 6 (15.38%) CEH
2 6 (15.38%) CISM
2 6 (15.38%) GIAC
2 6 (15.38%) SANS
3 5 (12.82%) SSCP
4 3 (7.69%) CCNA
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) GCIH
5 1 (2.56%) GSEC
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (20.51%) GDPR
2 8 (20.51%) PSD2
3 3 (7.69%) COBIT
4 2 (5.13%) PMO
5 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) XenDesktop
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Cisco
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.56%) ForeScout
3 1 (2.56%) Juniper
3 1 (2.56%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.56%) McAfee
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Qualys
3 1 (2.56%) Sage