The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Analyst
South East / Berkshire
Rank 168 169 202
Rank change year-on-year +1 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 9 48 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.27% 0.97% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.02% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 19
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £30,200 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3190 4685 5226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.00% 94.65% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2588 3823 3873
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Security Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +5 4 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Reading +18 2 £31,750 -36.50%
Security Analyst
South East

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (52.17%) Security Operations
2 22 (47.83%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) Information Security
3 14 (30.43%) Problem Management
4 13 (28.26%) Incident Management
4 13 (28.26%) ArcSight
4 13 (28.26%) Change Management
4 13 (28.26%) Linux
4 13 (28.26%) Windows
5 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
5 12 (26.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (23.91%) SIEM
6 11 (23.91%) Symantec
7 10 (21.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (19.57%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (19.57%) Network Security
9 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (15.22%) Splunk
9 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
10 6 (13.04%) CISA
10 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.04%) Games
10 6 (13.04%) Cisco
10 6 (13.04%) CISSP
11 5 (10.87%) CISM
11 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
11 5 (10.87%) Palo Alto

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (47.83%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) Network Security
3 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) VPN
5 3 (6.52%) Broadband
5 3 (6.52%) DNS
5 3 (6.52%) HTTP
5 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
5 3 (6.52%) snoop
5 3 (6.52%) SSL
5 3 (6.52%) tcpdump
5 3 (6.52%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
General
1 6 (13.04%) Games
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Legal
4 2 (4.35%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 10 (21.74%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (8.70%) CESG
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Security Operations
2 22 (47.83%) Information Security
3 14 (30.43%) Problem Management
4 13 (28.26%) Change Management
4 13 (28.26%) Incident Management
5 12 (26.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (23.91%) SIEM
7 9 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (19.57%) Security Monitoring
8 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.22%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.70%) Data Entry
11 4 (8.70%) Security Management
11 4 (8.70%) Time Management
12 3 (6.52%) Fault Management
12 3 (6.52%) Information Security Management
12 3 (6.52%) ITIL
12 3 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) CISA
1 6 (13.04%) CISSP
2 5 (10.87%) CISM
3 4 (8.70%) CEH
3 4 (8.70%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) GSEC
4 2 (4.35%) GIAC
5 1 (2.17%) CCIE
5 1 (2.17%) CCSE
5 1 (2.17%) CCSP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.17%) CREST Certified
5 1 (2.17%) GCIA
5 1 (2.17%) GCIH
5 1 (2.17%) GREM
5 1 (2.17%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Nessus
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) ArcSight
2 11 (23.91%) Symantec
3 7 (15.22%) Splunk
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco
5 5 (10.87%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.70%) F5
6 4 (8.70%) Juniper
7 3 (6.52%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) Sourcefire
8 2 (4.35%) Crossbeam
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.17%) IBM
9 1 (2.17%) Imperva
9 1 (2.17%) Proofpoint
9 1 (2.17%) Qualys
9 1 (2.17%) SAP
9 1 (2.17%) TippingPoint
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago