Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019.

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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 305 306 296
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +50
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 30 37 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 39
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £53,125 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +15.49% -3.16%
10th Percentile £43,500 £38,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £60,000 £68,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £53,750 £46,000
% change year-on-year -2.33% +16.85% -3.16%

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 9,890 10,096 10,092
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 95.26% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8,822 8,999 9,213
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019, 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 30 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (43.33%) CISSP
3 12 (40.00%) CISM
3 12 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 10 (33.33%) Security Management
4 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 9 (30.00%) Data Protection
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Firewall
6 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (20.00%) SIEM
8 6 (20.00%) Legal
8 6 (20.00%) Degree
8 6 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (16.67%) Unix
9 5 (16.67%) CISA
9 5 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (16.67%) Forensic Analysis
10 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (13.33%) NIST 800
10 4 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
10 4 (13.33%) CREST Certified
10 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
10 4 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (13.33%) SABSA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) Internet
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Legal
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (10.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (10.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 3 (10.00%) AIX
4 3 (10.00%) CentOS
4 3 (10.00%) HPUX
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 10 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 10 (33.33%) Security Management
3 9 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 7 (23.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.00%) SIEM
6 5 (16.67%) Forensic Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (13.33%) Identity Management
7 4 (13.33%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.33%) SABSA
7 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (13.33%) Wealth Management
8 3 (10.00%) Open Source
8 3 (10.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CISSP
2 12 (40.00%) CISM
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (16.67%) CISA
5 4 (13.33%) CEH
5 4 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (13.33%) CREST Certified
6 3 (10.00%) SSCP
7 2 (6.67%) GCIA
7 2 (6.67%) GIAC
7 2 (6.67%) GPEN
8 1 (3.33%) CISMP
8 1 (3.33%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (13.33%) NIST 800
3 3 (10.00%) GDPR
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) CASB
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Citrix
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.00%) Sun
3 2 (6.67%) Qualys
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft