Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Security Analyst was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Security Analyst
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 240 204
Rank change year-on-year +25 -36 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Analyst 11 19 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.29% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.30% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 62
East Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% - +16.44%
10th Percentile £28,775 £26,750 £18,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5000 6389 7271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.31% 97.72% 97.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4163 5053 5897
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,550 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in the East Midlands

Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Security Analyst in the East Midlands

Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Analyst in the East Midlands

Security Analyst
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Leicestershire +35 3 £35,571 -16.30%
Northamptonshire +14 2 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £40,000 -
Security Analyst
England

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 East Midlands region featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
5 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) CEH
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Sophos
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) GCIH
6 2 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (18.18%) GIAC
6 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
6 2 (18.18%) Snort
6 2 (18.18%) Law
6 2 (18.18%) TippingPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby

Security Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) DMZ
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
4 2 (18.18%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (18.18%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (18.18%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
4 2 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (9.09%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 3 (27.27%) CEH
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) GCIH
3 2 (18.18%) GIAC
3 2 (18.18%) OSCP
3 2 (18.18%) SANS
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CISA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CISM
4 1 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Snort
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Suricata
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Palo Alto
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) FireEye
2 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sophos
2 2 (18.18%) Sourcefire
2 2 (18.18%) TippingPoint
3 1 (9.09%) AlienVault
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) VMware