The median annual salary for a Information Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 204 254 299
Rank change year-on-year +50 +45  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 15 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 13
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £47,500 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.00% +11.11%  

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 4808 6716 9658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.97% 95.56% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4412 6000 8224
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Analyst in the City of London

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 44 (97.78%) Information Security
2 36 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (68.89%) Finance
4 26 (57.78%) Firewall
5 25 (55.56%) Management Information System
6 24 (53.33%) Information Security Management
6 24 (53.33%) Security Management
6 24 (53.33%) Security Architecture
7 23 (51.11%) Risk Assessment
7 23 (51.11%) ITIL
8 22 (48.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 22 (48.89%) COBIT
9 18 (40.00%) SIEM
10 14 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (28.89%) SANS
11 13 (28.89%) CISSP
12 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (17.78%) Windows
13 8 (17.78%) GIAC
14 7 (15.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
14 7 (15.56%) Cisco
14 7 (15.56%) Information Assurance
15 6 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (13.33%) Use Case
15 6 (13.33%) Computer Security
15 6 (13.33%) Blue Coat
15 6 (13.33%) GCIA
15 6 (13.33%) GCIH
15 6 (13.33%) Linux

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (68.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (97.78%) Information Security
2 24 (53.33%) Information Security Management
2 24 (53.33%) Security Architecture
2 24 (53.33%) Security Management
3 23 (51.11%) ITIL
3 23 (51.11%) Risk Assessment
4 18 (40.00%) SIEM
5 14 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (15.56%) Information Assurance
6 7 (15.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (13.33%) Computer Security
7 6 (13.33%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (13.33%) Security Operations
7 6 (13.33%) Use Case
8 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.44%) OWASP
9 2 (4.44%) Remediation Plan
9 2 (4.44%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) CISSP
1 13 (28.89%) SANS
2 8 (17.78%) GIAC
3 6 (13.33%) GCIA
3 6 (13.33%) GCIH
4 1 (2.22%) CEH
4 1 (2.22%) CISA
4 1 (2.22%) CISM
4 1 (2.22%) GSEC
4 1 (2.22%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (48.89%) COBIT
2 22 (48.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (8.89%) SLA
4 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.22%) GDPR
5 1 (2.22%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 6 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco
2 6 (13.33%) Blue Coat
2 6 (13.33%) Dell
2 6 (13.33%) FireEye
2 6 (13.33%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.22%) Juniper
4 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec
4 1 (2.22%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.22%) Varonis
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