The median annual salary for an IT Security Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

IT Security Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 252 296
Rank change year-on-year +45 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 24 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.47% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 10
Median salary £45,000 £58,500 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +25.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £48,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 4908 6053 9822
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.19% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5522 8417
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 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Security Analyst in the City of London

IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the City of London.

Salary trend for IT Security Analyst in the City of London

IT Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Analyst in the City of London

IT Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (60.78%) Firewall
2 27 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (50.98%) Information Security
4 22 (43.14%) SIEM
5 19 (37.25%) CISM
6 16 (31.37%) CISSP
6 16 (31.37%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (29.41%) Windows
8 14 (27.45%) Cisco
8 14 (27.45%) Juniper
8 14 (27.45%) CISA
9 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (23.53%) Finance
10 12 (23.53%) Legal
10 12 (23.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 12 (23.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 11 (21.57%) Banking
11 11 (21.57%) VPN
11 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
11 11 (21.57%) Linux
11 11 (21.57%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (21.57%) Network Security
11 11 (21.57%) PCI DSS
12 10 (19.61%) Risk Analysis
13 9 (17.65%) LogRhythm
13 9 (17.65%) CheckPoint
13 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
13 9 (17.65%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (15.69%) Linux Command Line

IT 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 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (60.78%) Firewall
2 11 (21.57%) Network Security
2 11 (21.57%) VPN
3 8 (15.69%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (9.80%) Wireless
6 4 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.92%) LDAP
8 1 (1.96%) FTP
8 1 (1.96%) HTTP
8 1 (1.96%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) LAN
8 1 (1.96%) SMTP
8 1 (1.96%) SSH
8 1 (1.96%) TACACS
8 1 (1.96%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.96%) WAN
8 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
1 12 (23.53%) Legal
2 11 (21.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) OAuth
1 1 (1.96%) OpenID
1 1 (1.96%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.69%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (15.69%) PKI
3 7 (13.73%) Cyber Defence
4 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.92%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) CentOS
3 8 (15.69%) Debian
3 8 (15.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Ubuntu
4 7 (13.73%) Kali Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Information Security
2 22 (43.14%) SIEM
3 16 (31.37%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (23.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 12 (23.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 11 (21.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (19.61%) Risk Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Data Protection
7 7 (13.73%) Data Security
8 6 (11.76%) Business Continuity
8 6 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (11.76%) Security Architecture
8 6 (11.76%) Security Management
8 6 (11.76%) Security Operations
8 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
9 5 (9.80%) Change Control
9 5 (9.80%) E-Discovery
9 5 (9.80%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) CISM
2 16 (31.37%) CISSP
3 14 (27.45%) CISA
4 13 (25.49%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (17.65%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (15.69%) CCDP
6 8 (15.69%) CCNP
6 8 (15.69%) CCSP
7 3 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (5.88%) Degree
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.96%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (1.96%) CNA
8 1 (1.96%) GCIA
8 1 (1.96%) GCIH
8 1 (1.96%) GIAC
8 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (21.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (5.88%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Snort
2 5 (9.80%) pfSense
3 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) OSSEC
2 7 (13.73%) Nessus
3 6 (11.76%) FortiGate
4 5 (9.80%) QRadar
5 3 (5.88%) AirWatch
5 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco
1 14 (27.45%) Juniper
2 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 9 (17.65%) LogRhythm
4 8 (15.69%) McAfee
4 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.69%) Sourcefire
5 6 (11.76%) F5
5 6 (11.76%) Fortinet
6 5 (9.80%) AlienVault
6 5 (9.80%) Aruba
6 5 (9.80%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (9.80%) Palo Alto
6 5 (9.80%) SonicWALL
6 5 (9.80%) WatchGuard
7 3 (5.88%) Sophos
7 3 (5.88%) VMware
8 1 (1.96%) CA
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix