The median annual salary for a Information Security Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England 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
Information Security Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 203 269 268
Rank change year-on-year +66 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Analyst 39 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.65% 0.082% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.085% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 36 6 2
Median salary £43,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £41,250 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.00% +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 East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5775 7042 7151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.28% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5689 5743
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Information Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Information Security Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Analyst in the East of England

Information Security Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Information Security Analyst in the East of England

Information Security Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security Analyst in the East of England

Information Security Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 30 £42,750 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £53,750 -
Information Security Analyst
England

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Information 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 of England region featuring Information Security Analyst in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Information Security
2 37 (77.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (77.08%) CISM
2 37 (77.08%) CISSP
3 30 (62.50%) CISA
4 28 (58.33%) Service Delivery
4 28 (58.33%) Information Security Management
4 28 (58.33%) Security Management
4 28 (58.33%) Risk Management
5 22 (45.83%) Risk Analysis
5 22 (45.83%) Legal
6 14 (29.17%) Data Protection
6 14 (29.17%) Data Protection Act
7 13 (27.08%) Network Security
8 11 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (18.75%) Firewall
9 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
9 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (16.67%) CEH
10 8 (16.67%) GSEC
11 7 (14.58%) Finance
12 6 (12.50%) GIAC
13 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 4 (8.33%) Windows
15 3 (6.25%) CRISC
15 3 (6.25%) CGEIT
16 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
16 2 (4.17%) Patch Management

Information Security Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (27.08%) Network Security
2 9 (18.75%) Firewall
General
1 22 (45.83%) Legal
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) Information Security
2 28 (58.33%) Information Security Management
2 28 (58.33%) Risk Management
2 28 (58.33%) Security Management
2 28 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 22 (45.83%) Risk Analysis
4 14 (29.17%) Data Protection
5 11 (22.92%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (4.17%) Patch Management
9 2 (4.17%) Threat Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Threat Management
9 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (77.08%) CISM
1 37 (77.08%) CISSP
2 30 (62.50%) CISA
3 8 (16.67%) CEH
3 8 (16.67%) GSEC
4 6 (12.50%) GIAC
5 3 (6.25%) CGEIT
5 3 (6.25%) CRISC
6 2 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (77.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (18.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) NetWitness
1 2 (4.17%) Symantec