The median annual salary for a IT Security Analyst was £50,000 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
IT Security Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 192 266 299
Rank change year-on-year +74 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 27 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.057% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.060% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 13
Median salary £50,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.92% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £53,100 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  

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%  

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Security Analyst in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 26 (60.47%) Firewall
2 23 (53.49%) Information Security
3 21 (48.84%) CISM
4 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (41.86%) CISSP
6 17 (39.53%) CISA
6 17 (39.53%) Legal
7 12 (27.91%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (27.91%) SIEM
7 12 (27.91%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (25.58%) Data Security
9 10 (23.26%) Finance
9 10 (23.26%) Banking
9 10 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (23.26%) Network Security
10 9 (20.93%) Change Control
10 9 (20.93%) E-Discovery
10 9 (20.93%) Service Management
11 8 (18.60%) Juniper
11 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
11 8 (18.60%) Data Protection
12 7 (16.28%) ISO22301
12 7 (16.28%) Line Management
12 7 (16.28%) Project Management
12 7 (16.28%) Change Management
12 7 (16.28%) Windows
12 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
12 7 (16.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (16.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 6 (13.95%) Cisco

IT 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (60.47%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) Network Security
3 6 (13.95%) Wireless
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (11.63%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.33%) VLAN
7 1 (2.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 17 (39.53%) Legal
2 10 (23.26%) Banking
2 10 (23.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (4.65%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.33%) CESG
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) CentOS
3 1 (2.33%) Debian
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Information Security
2 12 (27.91%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (27.91%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (27.91%) SIEM
3 11 (25.58%) Data Security
4 10 (23.26%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (20.93%) Change Control
5 9 (20.93%) E-Discovery
5 9 (20.93%) Service Management
6 8 (18.60%) Data Protection
7 7 (16.28%) Change Management
7 7 (16.28%) Line Management
7 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
7 7 (16.28%) Project Management
8 6 (13.95%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Security Operations
10 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
10 4 (9.30%) Computer Security
10 4 (9.30%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) CISM
2 18 (41.86%) CISSP
3 17 (39.53%) CISA
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (9.30%) Degree
6 3 (6.98%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.98%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (4.65%) SANS
8 1 (2.33%) CCDP
8 1 (2.33%) CCNP
8 1 (2.33%) CCSP
8 1 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.33%) CNA
8 1 (2.33%) GCIA
8 1 (2.33%) GCIH
8 1 (2.33%) GIAC
8 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.33%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (44.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (16.28%) Cyber Essentials
2 7 (16.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 7 (16.28%) ISO22301
3 4 (9.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) FortiGate
2 4 (9.30%) AirWatch
3 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.33%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
1 8 (18.60%) Juniper
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco
3 5 (11.63%) Aruba
3 5 (11.63%) Extreme Networks
3 5 (11.63%) F5
3 5 (11.63%) Fortinet
3 5 (11.63%) Palo Alto
3 5 (11.63%) SonicWALL
3 5 (11.63%) WatchGuard
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.98%) Sophos
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.33%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Varonis
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