The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Information Security Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 239 307
Rank change year-on-year +26 +68  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 20 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.41% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 15
Median salary £50,500 £70,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.85% +19.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £47,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 27 June 2017, Information 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 City of London region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (97.22%) Information Security
2 28 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (66.67%) SIEM
4 19 (52.78%) Finance
5 18 (50.00%) Firewall
6 15 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (33.33%) CISSP
8 11 (30.56%) Windows
8 11 (30.56%) Network Security
8 11 (30.56%) Data Protection
9 10 (27.78%) CISM
9 10 (27.78%) Security Management
9 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
9 10 (27.78%) Information Security Management
9 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
10 9 (25.00%) Cisco
11 8 (22.22%) McAfee
11 8 (22.22%) CISA
11 8 (22.22%) Data Security
11 8 (22.22%) Supplier Management
11 8 (22.22%) ISMS
11 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (22.22%) Compliance Audit
12 7 (19.44%) SANS
12 7 (19.44%) NIST 800
12 7 (19.44%) Information Assurance
12 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) Network Security
3 7 (19.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) BYOD
5 1 (2.78%) CESG
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) Information Security
2 24 (66.67%) SIEM
3 15 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (30.56%) Data Protection
5 10 (27.78%) Information Security Management
5 10 (27.78%) Security Management
5 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 9 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (22.22%) Compliance Audit
7 8 (22.22%) Data Security
7 8 (22.22%) ISMS
7 8 (22.22%) Supplier Management
7 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (19.44%) Information Assurance
8 7 (19.44%) Use Case
9 6 (16.67%) Computer Security
9 6 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CISSP
2 10 (27.78%) CISM
3 8 (22.22%) CISA
4 7 (19.44%) SANS
5 6 (16.67%) GCIA
5 6 (16.67%) GCIH
5 6 (16.67%) GIAC
6 3 (8.33%) CEH
7 2 (5.56%) CASP
7 2 (5.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (5.56%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (5.56%) SSCP
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (19.44%) NIST 800
3 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (5.56%) GDPR
5 1 (2.78%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.56%) Nessus
3 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) McAfee
3 6 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 6 (16.67%) Dell
3 6 (16.67%) FireEye
4 3 (8.33%) LogRhythm
4 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 3 (8.33%) Splunk
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Qualys
5 2 (5.56%) Sophos
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.78%) Varonis
6 1 (2.78%) VMware
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