Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 219 227
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 45 43 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 0.65% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.68% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 65
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £39,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.25% -21.00% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £70,250 £66,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% -7.00% +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 6,519 6,366 9,097
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 95.54% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,254 5,134 7,415
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +26 14 £36,000 -7.69% 1
Bracknell -15 9 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Maidenhead -44 9 £57,500 +39.39% 2
Slough +6 3 £50,000 -
Security Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 (53.33%) Information Security
2 19 (42.22%) SIEM
3 17 (37.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (37.78%) CISSP
4 16 (35.56%) Windows
5 13 (28.89%) Security Operations
6 12 (26.67%) Firewall
6 12 (26.67%) Linux
6 12 (26.67%) Incident Management
6 12 (26.67%) Network Security
7 10 (22.22%) CEH
7 10 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 9 (20.00%) LAN
8 9 (20.00%) WAN
8 9 (20.00%) Cisco
9 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
9 8 (17.78%) SANS
10 7 (15.56%) Threat Intelligence
10 7 (15.56%) OWASP
10 7 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
11 6 (13.33%) XenDesktop
11 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
11 6 (13.33%) Android
11 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.33%) Use Case
11 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony

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 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.44%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (4.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) Firewall
1 12 (26.67%) Network Security
2 9 (20.00%) LAN
2 9 (20.00%) WAN
3 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
4 3 (6.67%) DHCP
4 3 (6.67%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.67%) VPN
4 3 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.44%) SAN
6 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) LAMP
2 2 (4.44%) Ajax
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.44%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) jQuery
2 2 (4.44%) Laravel
2 2 (4.44%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (4.44%) Memcached
3 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Cyberattack
3 6 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.67%) Handset
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Linux
3 6 (13.33%) Android
3 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.67%) CentOS
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Information Security
2 19 (42.22%) SIEM
3 13 (28.89%) Security Operations
4 12 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 10 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
7 7 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (15.56%) OWASP
7 7 (15.56%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (13.33%) Cyber Intelligence
8 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 6 (13.33%) Threat Management
8 6 (13.33%) Threat Modelling
8 6 (13.33%) Use Case
9 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (8.89%) ITIL
10 4 (8.89%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (6.67%) Data Security
11 3 (6.67%) Security Architecture
11 3 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.44%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) CISSP
2 10 (22.22%) CEH
3 8 (17.78%) SANS
4 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) SSCP
5 5 (11.11%) CISM
6 4 (8.89%) CISA
6 4 (8.89%) GCIH
6 4 (8.89%) GIAC
7 3 (6.67%) CCNA
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.67%) GSEC
8 2 (4.44%) GCIA
8 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (37.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.33%) GDPR
2 6 (13.33%) PSD2
3 2 (4.44%) PMO
4 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.33%) XenDesktop
2 3 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Kibana
1 2 (4.44%) logstash
2 1 (2.22%) Endace
2 1 (2.22%) Nessus
2 1 (2.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Cisco
2 6 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (8.89%) LogRhythm
3 4 (8.89%) Qualys
4 3 (6.67%) Forcepoint
4 3 (6.67%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.22%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.22%) ForeScout
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Juniper
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Sage
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Splunk