Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 140 155
Rank change year-on-year -27 +15 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 15 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.48% 0.31% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.32% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 1
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £47,000 £43,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% +8.11% -7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3021 2218 2768
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 97.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 1852 2396
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Cambridge

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Cambridge

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) CISSP
3 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 8 (53.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (40.00%) CISM
5 6 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (33.33%) Data Encryption
6 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 5 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
6 5 (33.33%) VLAN
6 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
6 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
6 5 (33.33%) iPad
6 5 (33.33%) SSCP
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) BCP
6 5 (33.33%) Retail
6 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (33.33%) Network Design
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Network Security
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (13.33%) OSPF
4 2 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 8 (53.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (33.33%) BCP
5 5 (33.33%) Data Encryption
5 5 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) Network Architecture
5 5 (33.33%) Network Design
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 5 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 5 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CISSP
2 6 (40.00%) CISM
3 5 (33.33%) SSCP
4 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) SAP