Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Security Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 310 380
Rank change year-on-year +5 +70 +48
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 16 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 27
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% +25.00%
10th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £65,750 £73,500
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% +25.00%

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 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured IT Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 14 (87.50%) Information Security
2 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 11 (68.75%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (43.75%) Malware Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) CISSP
4 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (43.75%) SIEM
5 6 (37.50%) CISM
5 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (31.25%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) International Banking
8 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (18.75%) Qualys
8 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement

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 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) TACACS
3 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) International Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) OAuth
1 1 (6.25%) OpenID
1 1 (6.25%) SailPoint
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Information Security
2 11 (68.75%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (43.75%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (43.75%) SIEM
3 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (31.25%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (18.75%) Forensic Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 2 (12.50%) Computer Security
8 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 6 (37.50%) CISM
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) CRISC
4 2 (12.50%) GCIA
4 2 (12.50%) GCIH
4 2 (12.50%) GIAC
4 2 (12.50%) SANS
5 1 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) COBIT
2 2 (12.50%) GDPR
2 2 (12.50%) NIST 800
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (18.75%) CyberArk
3 3 (18.75%) McAfee
3 3 (18.75%) Qualys
3 3 (18.75%) Splunk
4 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) FireEye
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) VMware