Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 280 319
Rank change year-on-year -23 +39 +66
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 46 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.43% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 43 41 33
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -13.64%
10th Percentile £46,750 £41,250 £41,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +17.02% -14.55%

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 10,672 9,758 11,200
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 94.97% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9,537 8,838 10,213
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 £34,175 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +7.76% +0.87% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (50.00%) CISSP
3 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
4 13 (28.26%) Degree
5 12 (26.09%) Windows
5 12 (26.09%) Information Security Management
5 12 (26.09%) Security Management
5 12 (26.09%) Data Protection
6 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
6 11 (23.91%) CISM
7 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (21.74%) Firewall
7 10 (21.74%) SIEM
7 10 (21.74%) CompTIA Security+
8 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (19.57%) Legal
9 8 (17.39%) Banking
9 8 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (17.39%) Unix
9 8 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (17.39%) Forensic Analysis
10 7 (15.22%) Linux
10 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
11 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
11 6 (13.04%) LAN
11 6 (13.04%) WAN
11 6 (13.04%) AIX
11 6 (13.04%) HPUX

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 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 6 (13.04%) WAN
4 5 (10.87%) Network Security
4 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.35%) Internet
General
1 23 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Legal
3 8 (17.39%) Banking
4 6 (13.04%) Financial Institution
5 5 (10.87%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.39%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (17.39%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (13.04%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.35%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Unix
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
4 6 (13.04%) AIX
4 6 (13.04%) CentOS
4 6 (13.04%) HPUX
4 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
3 12 (26.09%) Data Protection
3 12 (26.09%) Information Security Management
3 12 (26.09%) Security Management
4 10 (21.74%) SIEM
5 8 (17.39%) Forensic Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Cyber Intelligence
6 6 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (13.04%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (13.04%) Open Source
6 6 (13.04%) Process Management
6 6 (13.04%) Threat Intelligence
7 5 (10.87%) Security Operations
8 4 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.52%) Data Privacy
9 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) C#
2 2 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) CISSP
2 13 (28.26%) Degree
3 11 (23.91%) CISM
4 10 (21.74%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (13.04%) CISA
6 4 (8.70%) SSCP
7 2 (4.35%) GCIA
7 2 (4.35%) GIAC
7 2 (4.35%) GPEN
8 1 (2.17%) CEH
8 1 (2.17%) CISMP
8 1 (2.17%) ECSA
8 1 (2.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
2 6 (13.04%) Sun
3 2 (4.35%) Qualys
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle