The median annual salary for a IT Security Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Analyst
England / East of England
Rank 239 262 259
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 3 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.049% 0.041% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.042% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 11
Median salary £40,000 £70,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.85% +59.45%  
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 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 5868 7083 7192
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.06% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4689 5722 5787
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
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%  

IT Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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

IT 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 IT Security Analyst in the East of England.

Salary trend for IT Security Analyst in the East of England

IT 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 IT Security Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 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 - 3 £40,000 -
IT Security Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region featuring IT Security Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (53.33%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (40.00%) CEH
5 5 (33.33%) PKI
5 5 (33.33%) Database Security
5 5 (33.33%) OWASP
5 5 (33.33%) SABSA
5 5 (33.33%) Information Management
5 5 (33.33%) SSCP
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Information Security
6 3 (20.00%) Nessus
6 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Security Operations

IT 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (53.33%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Database Security
4 5 (33.33%) Information Management
4 5 (33.33%) OWASP
4 5 (33.33%) SABSA
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
6 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (13.33%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Threat Management
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CEH
2 5 (33.33%) SSCP
3 3 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (13.33%) CISM
5 1 (6.67%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (6.67%) IISP
5 1 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Intel Security