Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London 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.

Information Security Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 316 383
Rank change year-on-year +36 +67 +24
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 42 34 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 27
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +22.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,500 £35,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £73,750 £79,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £47,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.02% -14.55% +22.22%

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 9729 11199 16304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.39% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8814 10212 14168
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

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 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 21 November 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 42 (100.00%) Information Security
2 30 (71.43%) Finance
3 29 (69.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (66.67%) SIEM
5 26 (61.90%) CISSP
5 26 (61.90%) CISM
6 24 (57.14%) Firewall
7 23 (54.76%) Risk Assessment
7 23 (54.76%) ISMS
7 23 (54.76%) Data Protection
8 19 (45.24%) Compliance Audit
8 19 (45.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 18 (42.86%) Supplier Management
9 18 (42.86%) Information Security Management
9 18 (42.86%) Data Security
9 18 (42.86%) Security Management
9 18 (42.86%) CISA
10 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
10 10 (23.81%) Windows
11 9 (21.43%) Linux
12 8 (19.05%) Degree
13 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
13 6 (14.29%) Project Management
13 6 (14.29%) GDPR
14 5 (11.90%) Data Loss Prevention
14 5 (11.90%) Internal Audit
14 5 (11.90%) Presales
14 5 (11.90%) SAS 70
14 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.76%) Network Security
3 2 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (71.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) CESG
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Fintech
3 2 (4.76%) Reinsurance
3 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Information Security
2 28 (66.67%) SIEM
3 23 (54.76%) Data Protection
3 23 (54.76%) ISMS
3 23 (54.76%) Risk Assessment
4 19 (45.24%) Compliance Audit
4 19 (45.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 18 (42.86%) Data Security
5 18 (42.86%) Information Security Management
5 18 (42.86%) Security Management
5 18 (42.86%) Supplier Management
6 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
7 5 (11.90%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (11.90%) Internal Audit
7 5 (11.90%) Presales
7 5 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PHP
1 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) CISM
1 26 (61.90%) CISSP
2 18 (42.86%) CISA
3 8 (19.05%) Degree
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CCIE
5 2 (4.76%) CCIE Security
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) CCSA
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) GCIA
5 2 (4.76%) GCIH
5 2 (4.76%) GIAC
5 2 (4.76%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (69.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (14.29%) GDPR
3 5 (11.90%) SAS 70
4 2 (4.76%) FISMA
4 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (4.76%) NIST 800
5 1 (2.38%) COBIT
5 1 (2.38%) ISO 9000
5 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Nessus
2 2 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.38%) CSIRT
3 1 (2.38%) QRadar
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) McAfee
2 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
2 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) FireEye
3 2 (4.76%) Dell
3 2 (4.76%) F5
3 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.38%) Cylance
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto