Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 162 183
Rank change year-on-year -31 +21 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 19 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.45% 0.46% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.48% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 1
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £58,375 £47,000 £43,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4122 3362 3942
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.20% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3165 2796 3408
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Security Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in Cambridgeshire

Security Analyst
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cambridge -28 15 £40,000 -10.11% 1
Peterborough -10 3 £48,750 -
Security Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) Information Security
2 12 (63.16%) CISSP
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) CISM
7 6 (31.58%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (26.32%) Data Encryption
8 5 (26.32%) Forensic Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
8 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
8 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) Retail
8 5 (26.32%) SSCP
8 5 (26.32%) BCP
8 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
8 5 (26.32%) VLAN
8 5 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (26.32%) Network Design
8 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
8 5 (26.32%) Network Architecture
8 5 (26.32%) iPad
8 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
9 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (15.79%) Network Security
9 3 (15.79%) Identity Management

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 11 (57.89%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) VLAN
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) iPad
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Information Security
2 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
4 6 (31.58%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (26.32%) BCP
5 5 (26.32%) Data Encryption
5 5 (26.32%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (26.32%) Forensic Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (26.32%) Network Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Network Design
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Security Operations
5 5 (26.32%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.79%) Email Filtering
6 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
6 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) CISM
3 5 (26.32%) SSCP
4 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP