Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

Information Security Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 282 337
Rank change year-on-year -14 +55 +70
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 56 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.45% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 30
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £56,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -15.47% +16.74%
10th Percentile £42,500 £31,250 £42,375
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,000 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £56,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -13.85% +14.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 10,545 9,677 11,923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.06% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9,412 8,772 10,902
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,050 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.35% +4.55%

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Information Security Analyst in the City of London

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security Analyst in the City of London

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Information 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 City of London region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (100.00%) Information Security
2 35 (62.50%) Finance
3 33 (58.93%) CISSP
4 22 (39.29%) Degree
5 18 (32.14%) CompTIA Security+
6 15 (26.79%) Management Information System
7 14 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 14 (25.00%) CISM
8 13 (23.21%) SIEM
8 13 (23.21%) Threat Intelligence
9 12 (21.43%) Information Security Management
9 12 (21.43%) Security Management
9 12 (21.43%) Windows
9 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (19.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (19.64%) Legal
10 11 (19.64%) Firewall
11 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
11 10 (17.86%) Banking
11 10 (17.86%) Data Protection
12 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
12 9 (16.07%) LAN
12 9 (16.07%) WAN
12 9 (16.07%) AIX
12 9 (16.07%) HPUX
12 9 (16.07%) Linux
12 9 (16.07%) Process Management
12 9 (16.07%) Financial Institution
12 9 (16.07%) Unix

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
1 11 (19.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (16.07%) LAN
2 9 (16.07%) WAN
3 3 (5.36%) Network Security
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
General
1 35 (62.50%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Legal
3 10 (17.86%) Banking
4 9 (16.07%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.93%) Law
6 3 (5.36%) Publishing
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Management Information System
2 9 (16.07%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 8 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.57%) PKI
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) AIX
2 9 (16.07%) CentOS
2 9 (16.07%) HPUX
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Unix
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 13 (23.21%) SIEM
3 13 (23.21%) Threat Intelligence
4 12 (21.43%) Information Security Management
4 12 (21.43%) Security Management
5 10 (17.86%) Data Protection
6 9 (16.07%) Cyber Intelligence
6 9 (16.07%) Forensic Analysis
6 9 (16.07%) Malware Analysis
6 9 (16.07%) Open Source
6 9 (16.07%) Process Management
7 4 (7.14%) OWASP
7 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (5.36%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (5.36%) Data Management
8 3 (5.36%) Data Privacy
8 3 (5.36%) Security Operations
8 3 (5.36%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C#
1 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (58.93%) CISSP
2 22 (39.29%) Degree
3 18 (32.14%) CompTIA Security+
4 14 (25.00%) CISM
5 6 (10.71%) CISA
6 2 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.79%) CEH
7 1 (1.79%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.71%) GDPR
3 4 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 8 (14.29%) Sun
3 2 (3.57%) Qualys
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Rapid7