Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 174 237
Rank change year-on-year -5 +63 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 78 136 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.24% 1.58% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.66% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 40 96 82
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +30.14% -33.64%
10th Percentile £34,625 £36,875 £22,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,375
South East median annual salary £47,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.09% +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 6015 8216 10616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4820 6441 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +29 48 £39,000 -11.36% 2
Bracknell +21 19 £55,000 - 1
Maidenhead +19 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Slough -2 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 51 (65.38%) Firewall
2 41 (52.56%) Information Security
2 41 (52.56%) Linux
3 34 (43.59%) Windows
4 27 (34.62%) TCP/IP
4 27 (34.62%) F5
5 25 (32.05%) Cisco
5 25 (32.05%) CheckPoint
6 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (28.21%) German Language
7 22 (28.21%) Juniper
7 22 (28.21%) Unix
8 21 (26.92%) Windows 2000
8 21 (26.92%) Solaris
8 21 (26.92%) CISSP
8 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (26.92%) Crossbeam
8 21 (26.92%) French Language
8 21 (26.92%) Sourcefire
8 21 (26.92%) Blue Coat
8 21 (26.92%) Palo Alto
9 20 (25.64%) CEH
10 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (21.79%) Threat Intelligence
12 16 (20.51%) Security Operations
12 16 (20.51%) ITIL
12 16 (20.51%) GIAC
13 15 (19.23%) Degree
13 15 (19.23%) Security Operations Centre
13 15 (19.23%) Security Monitoring

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 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.56%) IaaS
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (65.38%) Firewall
2 27 (34.62%) TCP/IP
3 14 (17.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (8.97%) Network Security
5 4 (5.13%) LAN
5 4 (5.13%) WAN
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.85%) Internet
6 3 (3.85%) SAN
6 3 (3.85%) SSH
6 3 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
General
1 22 (28.21%) German Language
2 21 (26.92%) French Language
3 12 (15.38%) Digital Economy
4 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.85%) Finance
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Flash
1 3 (3.85%) HTML
1 3 (3.85%) HTML5
1 3 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (1.28%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (19.23%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.85%) DataPower
5 3 (3.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.28%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 41 (52.56%) Linux
2 34 (43.59%) Windows
3 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (28.21%) Unix
5 21 (26.92%) Solaris
5 21 (26.92%) Windows 2000
5 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Information Security
2 17 (21.79%) Threat Intelligence
3 16 (20.51%) ITIL
3 16 (20.51%) Security Operations
4 15 (19.23%) Security Monitoring
5 14 (17.95%) Security Architecture
6 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 12 (15.38%) Network Packet Capture
7 12 (15.38%) Open Source
8 11 (14.10%) Malware Analysis
8 11 (14.10%) SIEM
9 9 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (6.41%) Email Filtering
11 5 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (6.41%) Security Testing
11 5 (6.41%) Web Filtering
12 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.85%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) CISSP
2 20 (25.64%) CEH
3 16 (20.51%) GIAC
4 15 (19.23%) Degree
5 14 (17.95%) SSCP
6 13 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (11.54%) DV Cleared
7 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.13%) CCNA
9 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (5.13%) CISM
10 3 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (3.85%) GSEC
10 3 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (2.56%) CISA
11 2 (2.56%) SANS
12 1 (1.28%) CCSA
12 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.41%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.28%) COBIT
4 1 (1.28%) GDPR
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) EnCase
1 1 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (1.28%) Juniper STRM
1 1 (1.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (1.28%) QRadar
1 1 (1.28%) RSA enVision
1 1 (1.28%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) F5
2 25 (32.05%) CheckPoint
2 25 (32.05%) Cisco
3 22 (28.21%) Juniper
4 21 (26.92%) Blue Coat
4 21 (26.92%) Crossbeam
4 21 (26.92%) Palo Alto
4 21 (26.92%) Sourcefire
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.41%) VMware
7 4 (5.13%) LogRhythm
8 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.28%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.28%) IBM
9 1 (1.28%) SAP
9 1 (1.28%) Splunk
9 1 (1.28%) Sun