Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 180 164
Rank change year-on-year +36 -16 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 26 1 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.90% 0.032% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.033% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 35
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% - +39.34%
10th Percentile £35,250 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £55,625 £43,750 £53,750
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 Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2807 3026 4277
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.87% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2289 2545 3446
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
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 Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes +30 24 £44,000 +3.53% 2
High Wycombe - 1 £24,000 -
Security Analyst
South East

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

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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 13 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) LAN
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (30.77%) SIEM
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
5 7 (26.92%) OWASP
5 7 (26.92%) CISSP
5 7 (26.92%) Palo Alto
6 6 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) Extreme Networks
6 6 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (23.08%) Avaya
6 6 (23.08%) SAN
6 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
6 6 (23.08%) VoIP
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 6 (23.08%) CISM
6 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 6 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
1 9 (34.62%) LAN
1 9 (34.62%) WAN
2 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 6 (23.08%) VoIP
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security
5 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Burp Suite
1 6 (23.08%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Ajax
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
1 1 (3.85%) Laravel
1 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (3.85%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Kali Linux
1 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
1 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
1 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
1 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
1 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
1 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 13 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (30.77%) SIEM
5 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
5 7 (26.92%) OWASP
5 7 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
6 6 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
6 6 (23.08%) Security Patching
6 6 (23.08%) Threat Analysis
6 6 (23.08%) User Stories
6 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (11.54%) Forensic Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Cyber Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CISSP
2 6 (23.08%) CISM
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) MCSA
3 5 (19.23%) MCSE
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (7.69%) GIAC
5 2 (7.69%) SANS
6 1 (3.85%) CEH
6 1 (3.85%) GCIH
6 1 (3.85%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) COBIT
3 1 (3.85%) COSO
3 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) logstash
2 1 (3.85%) Suricata
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Palo Alto
2 6 (23.08%) Avaya
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) Extreme Networks
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) FireEye
4 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.85%) Sophos
4 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.85%) TippingPoint